STF Medskog Hostel
Hostel in writer Selma Lagerlöf's fairytale Värmland
About the accommodationStay right in the middle of the magnificent landscape of Värmland. This peaceful hostel lies between Selma Lagerlöf’s home at Mårbacka and Geijersgården, birthplace of Erik Gustaf Geijer. Accommodation is in cabins or apartments with kitchenette and en suite facilities.
The hostel lies in the middle of Värmland’s magnificent countryside, between the living history museums of Mårbacka and Geijer’s Farm. Guests stay in cabins or apartments, each with their own toilet, shower and kitchen. The hostel arranges horse trips on carriages or sleigh, and there a plenty of opportunities to explore the great outdoors by foot, bicycle or on the waters of lake Visten.
Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. The kitchen is shared with other guests.
WiFi is available in common areas and/or in bedrooms.
This accommodation is partly accessible and would like to meet the needs of all guests. However, for various reasons, they do not comply with every one of STF’s accessibility requirements. If you are interested in visiting, we recommend that you contact them before booking to find out what they can offer. In many cases, the accommodation can meet your needs, even though they are only partially compliant with our accessibility standards.
Bike storage available.
Car parking is available next to the property, a fee may apply.
<1 km to marked trails
Less than 1 kilometer to marked hiking trail.
<1 km to bathing site
Less than 1 kilometer to bathing site.
Book your own house
It is possible to book the entire accommodation.
Group booking is available for a minimum of 10 people.
Meeting-/conference rooms are available upon request.
Are you more than 10 people planning a conference, family reunion, school trip or perhaps a training camp for the sports team? Complete the form and your request will be sent to your selected accommodation, which will get back to you with a quotation to suit your group!
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Contact and opening hours
686 96 Östra Ämtervik
Värmlandstrafik, www.varmlandstrafik.se/ operates from Karlstad - Ämtervik with a change in Sunne. From the Bogerud bus stop, it is just over 2km to walk to the hostel.
From Karlstad take route 62 towards Trysil-Hagfors. Turn left at the Mårbacka-Sunne sign. After about 8 km, turn right at our signs STF-Medskog.
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The accommodation has taken the STF Sustainability pledge on working sustainably in their daily operations and involve you as a guest.