Conference & meetings Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad

Located by the river in central Karlstad, Elite Stadshotellet offers welcoming conference venues. Enjoy high ceilings, large windows and from most of the rooms, a beautiful view of the river. Franska Salen is ideal for an exhibition, vernissage or fine dining for many guests, classic Vintersalen is perfect for lunch and coffee breaks. Expect a meeting place that offers first class service and meals.

  • 250 people
  • 8 venues
  • Largest venue 260 sqm
  • All under the same roof
  • Local event planners
  • Inspiring coffee break
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Customize to your needs

We offer five fully equipped conference rooms and a further three rooms that are excellent banqueting facilities. Throughout the Elite Stadshotellet, rooms have high ceilings and large windows providing lovely space and light in every room. Stora Salen, Empiren and Röda Salongen are part of our banquet floor and are not included in our classic conference rooms. These banquet halls, Stora Salen, Röda Salongen and Empiren, are ideal for everything from a meeting point for a small company to a large company event.

Seating arrangement SQM Cinema Cinema School School U-shape U-shape Banquet Banquet Board Board
Franska Salen 260 m² 250 p 90 p 40 p 100 p -
Stora Salen 224 m² 230 p 96 p 40 p 120 p 40 p
Handelskammaren 50 m² 40 p 26 p 18 p 24 p 14 p
Empiren 45 m² 30 p 20 p 14 p 16 p 18 p
Röda Salongen 50 m² 40 p 26 p 18 p 24 p 14 p
Erik Gustaf Geijer 20 m² - - - - 8 p
Esaias Tegnér 17 m² - - - - 8 p
Carl Jonas Love 16 m² - - - - 12 p

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Franska Salen

Our biggest meeting room, airy and bright with large windows.

  • 130 people
  • 260 sqm

Franska Salen is our largest conference room of 260 m2, with high ceilings and large windows overlooking the Garden. The conference room is very well suited for meetings for about 40 to 250 people alternatively for trade fairs or mingle sessions. The Conference room is situated a few steps up from Vintermatsalen, where we serve our lunches and dinners. 

Stora Salen

Historical and unique room suitable for both festivities and large meetings

  • 230 people
  • 224 sqm

Stora Salen is our biggest banquet hall (224 m2 ) for up to 250 persons. This beautiful banquet hall is located on the second floor with a lovely view over the river of Klarälven. Stora Salen is perfect for every larger meetings, fairs or company events. 


Popular meeting room with large windows, balcony and beautiful view over Klarälven.

  • 40 people
  • 50 sqm
  • Meeting room with balcony and beautiful view

The former royal suite is now a popular conference room with a magnificent balcony overlooking the river. This conference room takes up to 40 people and it has high ceilings and large beautiful windows. In 1963 The Beatles stayed in this room.


Flexible meeting room next to our banquet hall

  • 30 people
  • 45 sqm
  • Flexible room ideal for both meetings and parties

Empiren is our smallest banquet hall (45 m2 ) and it takes up to 30 persons. From this room you have a beautiful view overlooking the river of Klarälven.

Röda Salongen

Classic venue ideal for both meetings and events

  • 40 people
  • 50 sqm

This banquet hall (50m2) takes up to 40 persons, has high ceilings, large windows and a really nice atmosphere. Röda Salongen has a connecting door to Festsalen and is perfect for a board meeting or a wine-tasting dinner.

Erik Gustaf Geijer

Ideal for the small meeting

  • 20 sqm
  • 8 people

Our smallest room, which is 20 m2, is best suited for meetings of up to 8 people in boardroom seating. This conference room has a beautiful view over the river of Klarälven.

Esaias Tegnér

Ideal for the small group

  • 8 people
  • 17 sqm

Esaias Tegnér is one of our smaller conference rooms, best suited for meetings up to 8 people. This room is situated close to Erik Gustaf Geijer and Carl Jonas Love. 

Carl Jonas Love

A bright meeting room with large windows and a beautiful view

  • 16 sqm
  • 12 people

A long, narrow room of 24 m2, with seating for up to 12 people in boardroom style. Four large windows facing the river of Klarälven and the terrace. It is situated on the first floor close to the rooms Erik Gustaf Geijer and Esaias Tegnér. 

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Regardless of whether you want to book a small meeting room or a large party hall, our lovely environment offers good conditions for creating a memorable event. The most important thing for us is to deliver the best service and tasty food, everything from delicious conference coffee to culinary dinner. Warm welcome with your inquiry.

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The outdoor seating at The Bishops Arms in Karlstad

The Bishops Arms Karlstad

When you step inside The Bishops Arms, it feels like you came from one of London’s narrow streets. Authentic pub atmosphere, tasty and affordable food, music that allows a sensible conversation.

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Breakfast in Karlstad

Start the day in the best way with a generous hotel breakfast on the shore of Klarälven.


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The facade of the Elite Stadshotellet in Karlstad with the Klarälven river flowing in front

Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad

Elite Stadshotellet Karlstad is one of the country´s most beautiful hotels and is centrally located by the riverside of Klarälven close to shopping and restaurants. The hotel offers 183 modern hotel rooms, a cosy pub and modern conference rooms. The hotel also has Vana Spa with hammam and Rooftop by Vana with a pool and bar.

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Contact us

Elite Stadshotellet
Kungsgatan 22
652 24 Karlstad
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Hotel Manager

Anna Björkenstam Wedberg
+46 (0) 54-29 30 15

Sales Manager

Sofia Steen
+46 (0) 70-854 85 57

Front Desk Manager

Helena Augustsson
+46 (0) 54-29 30 14


Directions by car

From E18: drive towards Skåre and then to the city centre. The hotel is located at the corner of Kungsgatan and Museigatan, the entrance is from Kungsgatan.
From Karlstad Airport: drive towards the city centre, keep to the left and turn left to Klara, Tingvalla. After about 400 metres, turn right to Sandbäcksgatan and you will see the hotel on the left side after the bridge.

Directions by train


The hotel is located 500 metres from Karlstad Central Station. Walk Järnvägsgatan straight up from the central station towards the river (Klarälven). The hotel is on the right side of the bridge.


The bus station is located at Drottninggatan. Go east along Drottninggatan to the city centre and turn left to Järnvägsgatan. The hotel is located just before the bridge, on the right side of Klarälven.

In the area


Central station 300 m
Karlstad Airport 17 km


Sandgrund Lars Lerin 300 m
Wermland Opera 50 m
Mariebergsskogen - Karlstad City Park 2,5 km
Löfbergs Arena 4 km
Karlstad CCC 800 m


Karlstads Universitet: 7 km
Stora Enso AB: 5 km
Myndigheten för Samhällsskydd och Beredskap MSB: 700 m
Konsumentverket: 500 m
Valmet: 3 km