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Clarion Collection® Hotel Bilan Karlstad ,  Sweden

  • Main entrance at Bilan Hotel in Karlstad
  • Outdoor area outside Bilan Hotel in Karlstad
  • The facade of the old Varmland prison - now Hotel Bilan in Karlstad
  • Comfortable superior room at Bilan Hotel in Karlstad
  • Tranquil and large suite at Bilan Hotel in Karlstad
  • Cosy spacious suite with living room at Bilan Hotel in Karlstad
  • Large suite with living room area at Bilan Hotel in Karlstad
  • Suite with large bathroom and bathtub at Bilan Hotel in Karlstad

Clarion Collection® Hotel Bilan

Karlstad,  Sweden

The Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan in central Karlstad has a long and exciting history. It is situated in one of the city's most famous buildings that once served as Värmland's county prison.

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Sustainability Rating
8.7
out of 10
Sustainability Rating

This is our own sustainability rating that reflects how each hotel performs within several different sustainability areas. The rating is an average of the last 7 days.

8.7
out of 10
Rating for Clarion Collection® Hotel Bilan

The rating is based on how the hotel lives up to its goals over time in reducing its environmental impact with respect to energy, water, refuse, food waste, chemicals, textile laundry and carbon emissions.

The rating is based on how the hotel lives up to its goals over time in reducing its environmental impact with respect to energy, water, refuse, food waste, chemicals, textile laundry and carbon emissions.

Selected goals within Strawberry
Climate neutral by 2030

Our goal is to be climate neutral within our own operations by 2030, while also halving emissions in our supply chains.

Less food waste by 2030

We are working hard and proactively to reduce food waste by 50% in our operations by 2030.

Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan is housed in Värmland's old county prison, and you'll be staying in one of Karlstad's most famous old buildings. We offer free parking just outside the hotel and all guests can enjoy our complimentary fika and an evening meal every day.

From mid-August 2023 onwards, the municipality of Karlstad will carry out reconstruction of the streets and surrounding areas. It is certainly something to look forward to once it is finished, but unfortunately it does make things tricky for guests arriving to the hotel by car. You will need to take a different route than normal to reach us, but we do hope that it won't be too much of a convenience for you. Please contact us for more information! 

Central location

Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan lies close to Karlstad's central shopping district. Just a short walk will take you to Stora Torget and its nearby shops and restaurants. Karlstad's biggest attractions are all withing easy reach. Karlstad CCC (Congress Culture Centre) and Nöjesfabriken (entertainment centre) are just about 5 minutes' walk away. 

Evening meal & fika included

We want to make things easy for you here at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan. All our guests can enjoy a main course and salad in the evening, as well as tea and coffee with something sweet in the afternoon. This is always included in the price when you stay with us. More information is available under Services.

Unique conference room

You can also book a conference at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan. Our unique room for up to 10 participants is located in Lilla Museum. Enjoy our fantastic facilities, steeped in history. More information about our conference room is available here.

Sauna and gym

Relax and unwind for a while in our sauna, or take the opportunity to do some exercise in our gym. We also partner with external gyms for those wanting more advanced fitness faciltiies. Please contact the reception for more information.

From county prison to hotel

Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan has a long and exciting history. It was built in the mid-1800s and until 1968 it was used as a prison. The cellar is home to a fascinating prison museum and the updated rooms feature anecdotes from former inmates. Several of Sweden's most notorious criminals have been incarcerated here, with Raskenstam as the most famous "guest". Despite the metre-thick walls, there were quite a few escapees. The most common method is said to have been the old classic, using a file to make a tunnel and bed sheets as ropes.

Golf in Karlstad

Karlstad has a thriving golf scene. We partner with several of Karlstad's best golf courses, such as Karlstad GK, Hammarö GK, Kils GK and Billeruds GK. We offer our guests great golfing deals.

Contact

  • Karlbergsgatan 3 65224 Karlstad , Sweden

Getting to the hotel

By bus

Bus to Karlstad Central Station.

By train

Train to Karlstad Central Station.

From Karlstad Airport

Airport bus to Karlstad Central Station.

By taxi

We recommend Taxi Kurir,
telephone +46 54 150 200.

About Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan

Number of rooms

73 rooms – 132 beds

Number of conference rooms

1 – for up to 10 participants

Distance to the airport

Karlstad airport: 20 km,
approx. 30 mins by car.

Distance to public transport

Karlstad Central Station: 5 minute walk

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