First Hotel Kristiansand is located in central Kristiansand, 100 metres from the popular Bystranda Beach and Aquarama Water Park. Its modern rooms have free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. Markens Gate shopping street is a 5-minute walk away. Renovated in 2012, all rooms include a seating area, tea/coffee making facilities and a private bathroom with shower. Some rooms have a balcony. Relaxation options include a TV lounge with a fireplace and a spacious courtyard with furniture. Discounted gym rates are also offered. Traditional Norwegian dishes are served at the in-house restaurant on evenings from Monday until Thursday. Free tea and coffee are available in the reception at all hours. Downstairs is a popular nightlife spot with 4 bars and a wine cellar. Hotel Kristiansand is just a 5-minute walk from Kvadraturen Square. Wergerlandsparken and Sørlandet Art Museum are 800 metres away. The airport shuttle bus stops right outside the hotel.