Frequently Asked Question(s) - Fästningens vandrarhem

Frequently Asked Question(s)

Parking and car use

Cars cannot be used or parked within the walls of the fortress.

There is a separate parking area for motorbikes. The entire fortress area is a protected cultural heritage site. It is not permitted to drive in the area and doing so is subject to fines.

Parking is available below the fortress in Västra Hamnplan by the Campus college.

There are people living in rented accommodation in the area so we ask you to respect any private signs.

Showers, toilets and kitchen facilities

All guests have access to shared showers and toilets in the same building they are staying in. Fully-fitted self-service kitchens are available in two of our buildings.

Smoking and pets

We have chosen to have entirely non-smoking premises and we hope you can respect this.

In our efforts to receive guests with allergies, we can provide rooms with separate entrances for those who wish to bring their pets. We cannot guarantee that rooms have been sanitised for allergens.

Checking in and out

Check in takes place on Monday-Friday 3 to 4:30 pm. Our reception is closed at weekends. When we are closed, guests check in using a code sent to them by text once payment has been received.

Check-in at high season Monday-Sunday 3 pm to 6 pm.

Check out is no later than 11 am on the day of departure.


Breakfast is served in house 10 for B&B guests. For guests staying in the hostel it's possible to add breakfast to the booking.