Location

Kuggaviksgården is beautifully situated by the sea on the west coast Sweden. It is a conference center with attached hostel, located some 30 minutes south of Gothenburg. The area is owned by the sobriety organisation IOGT-NTO, and is an alcohol and drug free environment. Hostel accommodation is provided in partnership with the Swedish Tourist Association.

For more information and photos of Kuggaviksgården visit their website.

Getting there

Coming by car from Gothenburg follow the E6 south for 35 km and take exit 58 towards Åsa/Fjärås. Continue on Varbergsvägen through Åsa and then turn right at the sign Vandrarhem.

The nearest train stations are in Åsa and Kungsbacka with commuter trains arriving from Gothenburg central station. From there take bus 732 at get off at Kuggavik. Public transport company Västtrafik has a traffic planner to facilitate.

For visitors from abroad, several regular as well as low-cost airlines (such as Ryanair and Norwegian) fly to Gothenburg (Göteborg). There are bus to the central station in Gothenburg, from where you can take the train (see above).

Varbergsvägen 1894, 439 55 Åsa, Sweden

+46 340 65 12 85 / kuggavik@tele2.se

Accommodation

Hostel at Kuggaviksgården

STF discounted prices are applicable for everyone staying in the hostel at the conference place. A limited number of beds are available, and they will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. We can not guarantee availability for late bookings. Payment is made directly to Kuggaviksgården on the day of arrival.

The price for accommodation at Kuggaviksgården is around 300 kr (£28) per person per night in a double room. There is an option of staying in either a double bedroom or a small dormitory (4–6 people) in a building with a joined communal area with kitchen. A few beds in a dormitory are available for around 250 kr per person per night (£22). If possible, and upon special and early request, we will try to arrange a couple of single rooms available for 600 kr per person per night. There are also a three cabins available with 4 beds and its own bathroom and kitchen for 1300 kr/night.

We recommend that you bring your own bedsheets and towel, or for you may rent sheets and a towel from the hostel for the duration of your stay for 70 kr (£6.50). All guests are required to clean their room/house thoroughly before leaving, or pay a fee of 50 kr (£4.50) per bed to have this service provided.
Please note that check-out time is before noon on Sunday, unless otherwise arranged yourself with the caretaker of Kuggaviksgården.

Camping at Kuggaviksgården

A limited number of guests (space is limited) are welcome to camp overnight at Kuggaviksgården in tents, with access to toilet and shower. The cost for a tent is 150 kr per night per tent including 2 people (+25 kr per night for each additional person). There is also space for two or three caravans/motor-homes for a cost of 250 kr per vehicle per night, including electricity.

Alternative accommodation

There are plenty of guesthouses, hotels, private summer houses and apartments available in the same village and area, some at a very reasonable cost. Examples of where to search and book:

Booking.com (search “Åsa, Halland”)
Airbnb (search “Åsa, Sverige”)

Löftadalens folkhögskola in the same village have a B&B. Please contact loftakonferens@regionhalland.se or +46 340 58 18 00 (press 1 for ”short courses and conferences”).

If you would need assistance in finding suitable accommodation, please contact us.

OWN ACCOMMODATION

As an alternative to staying at Kuggaviksgården, guests may choose to join us every morning from their own residence in Gothenburg or elsewhere.

You will be asked to notify us of your accommodation upon registration.