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What to see and do in Karlstad? Here are our tips. 


Nöjesfabriken is a facility where everyone can gather under one roof. It is not an activity facility with a restaurant, but a restaurant with lots of  activities. In addition to the restaurant, Nöjesfabriken houses bowling, bars, golf simulators, event hall, nightclub and much more. The facility is made for both small and large meetings. The smaller work groups can meet herein one of the smaller group rooms and cultivate their creativity, while there are also premises that can accomodate up to 1850 people. Here, together with the bowling alley and the restaurant, you can arrange this year's conference or meeting that will not be forgotten.

Escape Room Karlstad

Be placed in an intellectual game atmosphere where you can only get out by finding solutions, using clues, solving puzzles and riddles. Escape Room Karlstad has two rooms, a Sherlock Holmes room and a FBI room. 
Escape Room is a new kind of adventure where participants are locked in a room and must use the room's objects, find clues and solve a series of puzzles to get out. A team consists of 2-6 participants and the team receives breif instructionson what to do before the clock starts, the goal is to find the clues and solve the riddlestog et out of the room in less than 60 minutes. 
This activity is suitable for all kinds of parties, team buildings, birthdays, family gatherings and lots of others as no prior knowledge or physical skills are needed.

Price: SEK 750  for 1 hour

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Eat & drink

Tips on restaurants, cafes and bars Karlstad

Julins Backyard Barbecue

Visit Julin's Backyard Barbecue for a chance to experience authentic Texas BBQ. The environment you dine in makes you feel like you're in a backyard in the American South. The smell of delicious smoked meet, nice music and the glow of the stringlights make you enjoy a fantastic meal. Ribs, brisket, pulled pork and much more are served here together with traditional side dishes. 
During the summer months, they open the large gatesto the outdoor dining area so that you as a guest can sit outside, eat BBQ and have a drink from the container bar.

Carli Choklad

In the heart of Karlstad is Carli Choklad, a café and a shop in the same premises. Behind glas walls, everything from pralines to Italian ice cream, gelato, is made by experienced staff. In the shop, you can take the oppertunity tobuy the goodies that are made on site. Carli Choklad offers you everything from luxurious packages to coffe and tea in various flavors. 


At Yomo, the raw and simple, the delicate and decadent are the essence. A really large buffet is served here with the best from the Asian cuisines. The decor at Yomo will amaze youas strong colours and details cover the walls and floor, creating the perfect setting for your dining experience.

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There are lots of hotels and hostels in Karlstad. Here are our favorites.

Happie Camp

Happie Camp offers you furnished and comfortable tents in private and secluded places in the forest. Here you get a comfotable stay and get to enjoy nature. At Happie Camp there are opportunities for swimming, sunbathing and outdoor life in the form of paddling and hiking. Experiencethe spectacle of nature, enjoy the silence and take time to spend with family and friends. Happie Camp's season is between May and October.

Hotell Nova

Hotel Nova has 38 hotel rooms that are spread over 2 completely non-smoking floors with free Wifi. The hotel has an associated free parking lot and approximately 600 meters away there is the possibility of electric car charging, Tesla Supercharger. The hotel is approximately 15 kilometers from Karlstad Airport and the center of Karlstad is a 2,5 kilometer walk along the Klarälven. About 5 kilometers away by Vänern you will find Skutberget, where there is a swimming area, exercise tracks and hiking trails.
Nearby activities at the hotel are a racket center, bowling, an ice rink, skate center, a go-kart track and a playground.