Special prize for you, my friend!

This year we have made deals with several hotels and hostels along the C2C and can now offer you discounts on lodging in Kalmar, Växjö, Fegen and Varberg.

All prices are including VAT.

Slottshotellet in Kalmar: Alternative 1, low budget: 1 person 696 SEK per night (100 SEK discount), 2 persons 795 SEK (200 SEK discount). All rooms have free Wi-Fi, TV and bath. 

Alternative 2, standard: Single: 995 SEK (200 SEK discount). Double: 1195 SEK (200 SEK discount).

Included: lodging, breakfast & free coffee, tea in the lounge. The hotel inivites all guests to a light dinner every evening.

Dinner for non-guests: 95 SEK. The offer is valid until April 17. Book your room on +46480 88 260. Reference: Coast2Coast.

Svanen
Hotell Svanen in the outskirts of central Kalmar. Offers a 100 SEK discount per night on all rooms, both in the hotel and the hostel. Call or mail Svanen for more details. Reference: Coast2Coast.

Växjö City Hostel. 10 percent reduction to registered participants of C2C. That means 200 SEK per person in doubles or rooms with four beds. Dormitory is 170 SEK. Additional charge for sheets: 60 SEK. Sleeping bags are not allowed in the beds.

Book on-line or by phone +4670 77 61 90. To get the reduction you have to registered with us and write that in the booking form. The hostel will reduce the prize manually.

Hotell Esplanad, Växjö. Offers 5-20 percent discounts to C2C. Single: 670 SEK. Double: 840 SEK. Triple: 1100 SEK.
Singles with shower and WC in hall: 560 SEK. Doubles with shower and WC in hall: 720 SEK. Triples with shower and WC in hall: 960 SEK.

Breakfast, parking, Wi-Fi, coffee/the and cookies are included in the prices. No smoking inside the hotel. No porno in the TV-sets.

Booking: +46470-22580, info@hotellesplanad.com or 
through booking.com.

Call the reception when you arrive, the front door is always locked to prevent theft and intruders.

Cancelations must be done before 12.00 the day before arrival. Otherwise there will be a full charge.

Fegens vandrarhem (hostel). 10 percent reduction to registered participants of C2C. That means 180 SEK per person and bed. Additional charge for sheets: 50 SEK. Towels 20 SEK. Breakfast 60 SEK. Sleeping bags are not allowed in the beds.

Fegen
The hostel is renovated with a beautiful view over the lake and a porch where you can sit and enjoy the sunset. Most rooms have cold water. WC and shower in the corridor. There’s two well equipped kitchens, a porch, balconies upstairs and a possibility to wash your clothes (10 SEK).

Hotell Gästis in Varberg. Here you can get a double for 1445 SEK (13 percent discount) and a single for 1095 SEK (22 percent discount). Prices include breakfast and a buffé at night, VAT included. All rooms have shower, toilet, tv, radio, fridge and internet.
Gästis

Special offer: Gästis is inviting all C2Cers to have a bath in their Lenin pool!

Last day for booking: May 17. Reference code: 33633

More: Gästis have 15 000 books and a very special theme: socialism. It's smack in the middle of Varberg, 100 meters from the railway station, 300 meter from the sea.

Varbergs vandrarhemOffers a 10 percent reduction. There are a 16 beds free the night between May 31 and June 1: 1 single room, 360 SEK. 1 room with three beds, 720 SEK for the room. 2 rooms with six beds, 1260 SEK per room.

Breakfast 60 SEK (must be pre-booked). No sleeping bags in the beds. Linen and towel: 60 SEK. Cleaning is 100-300 SEK.


Booking: bokning@varbergsvandrarhem.se or +46340 61 16 40
Last day for reservations: April 30th.

On May 25 we arrive at Nydala . Last year they had closed the cafe when we reached it but this year we are being proactive. They know we are coming and that we will probably arrive around lunchtime. You can chose between smoked salmon with potatoes or pork filet with potatoes. Both cost 119 SEK. Bottled beverages (non alcoholic) cost 18 SEK and coffee an extra 10 SEK. They would like to know at least a week before if you want to eat at their place. You can email cc.norrby@gmail.com or call Cecilia at  +46 707-310132




On May 20 at Boda there is another place worth visiting, the Tramps Museum or Hönsalottas Luffarmuseum. We will try make sure that we do not leave any of our tramps behind for display...

Hönsalottas Luffarmuseum also serves a buffet lunch that seems designed for tramps like us. Pickled herring, meatballs, 'lard-strips' (isterband), 'body-cakes' (just joking, it is kroppkakor), bacon and other high caloric dishes that will be the equal of rocket fuel on the trail. Beverages are includes as well as coffee and a cookie, all for 95 SEK. Drop a mail to luffarmuseum@hotmail.com if you want to eat there on May 20.


On May 24 we will pass Broaskog, which is a very nice shop and cafe situated sort of in the middle of nowhere. They have lots of Icelandic horses and receive groups for riding on these. So the coffee shop is not really for stray passers-by (there aren't any...) but they will open for us from 11 am this day. Coffee and icecream and, perhaps, kanelbulle...


All participants in Coast2Coast Sweden will get a 15 percent reduction if they order dinner at Ugglebo Inn in Fegen May 29. There will be two dishes to choose between (more info on that during our hike) and the price will be 100 SEK.
There’s also accommodation at Ugglebo Inn. A 4-bed cabin with an additional sofa bed is 900 SEK. Sheets, towels and coffee in the cabin is included in the price.



One of the nicest night spots along the route last year was N Svänö, a beautiful old farm turned hostel right at the border of Store Mosse National Park.


Like last year the house to the right in the photo above will be open as a shelter when needed. And you can sleep on the wooden floor if you like. No cost.

However you can also get access to a room of your own in the other house. There will be keys kept in a coded box and the code will be available if you book a room right here. Note that the website has a flag you can click for an English or German version.

If you are a member of the Swedish Tourist Association (STF) or any similar organisation in your company affiliated to STF a single room will cost some 300 SEK, part in a double some 200 SEK and a bed 150 SEK.


 At Åkulla (above)  there is also an opportunity to sleep inside. This will be the last night before Varberg. Tenting outside the lodge and using water and toilets will also cost. Camping in the forest some hundred yards away from the lodge is of course free.They have told me that they will stay open if a number of people want to eat there.  You can contact them here. Or we can give them a call a couple of days in advance to let them know how many eaters are coming.



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