Student cabin in Svarstad

SSN has a student cabin in Svarstad available for rental all year round. It is surrounded by beautiful hiking areas and a wide network of cross-country skiing trails. You can go fishing in Lågen river and go hiking all year round.

General information on the cabin

The cabin is large and has a good standard. It has five bedrooms and a large loft room, with a total of 16 beds and six extra mattresses. Additionally, the cabin has a large living room with access to a sunny terrace, bathroom with sauna, drying room and an extra toilet. The cabin has facilities such as TV, stereo, dishwasher, freezer, waffle iron.

NB! The cabin has no Internet connection.

It is mandatory to pay an additional cleaning fee (our service personell cleans the cabin). See the price list for current price.


There are two parking lots at the cabin when there is no snow. When there is snow, you have to use the large general car park. 

Download PDF with rules and regulations and information on parking (PDF 2,45 MB).

Address and GPS coordinates:

The cabin address is Alpinveien 149, Svarstad.
GPS coordinates: N 59.3966026306152340 E 9.9313640594482422 


Approx. 5 km to closest grocery store
Approx. 50 minutes by car from Tønsberg/Horten
Less than 50 km to the towns in Vestfold: Tønsberg, Sandefjord (Torp airport, Strømstad ferry), Larvik (Denmark ferry) and Horten

Activities in Svarstad

Svarstad is located in the heart of Lågen with beautiful, untouched nature. In the area around Svarstad, you can find areas of wilderness, salmon fishing rivers, waterfalls, native forests and mountains. Numedalslågen is one of Norway's best salmon fishing rivers. Here you can seek out fresh waterfalls with shimmering salmon or canoe on the calm lake waters to look for beavers. If you want excitement, you can visit Scandinavia's largest climbing park and soar 35 metres above the river on the park's mega zipline. The event company "Opptur villmarksopplevelser" offers many different activities such as canoeing on the Lågen River, teambuilding activities, shooting with rifles and much more. In winter, Borgen ski resort (Vestfold county centre for cross-country skiing) offers a wonderful network of trails.

Useful links:

Borgen ski resort – the site is only in Norwegian. When you are at Svarstad ski centre, follow the signs for cross-country skiing (symbol: skis)
Høyt&Lavt  – Scandinavia's largest climbing park
Opptur – offers many different activities such as canoeing on the Lågen River, teambuilding activities, shooting with rifles and much more
Lågen laks – everything you need to know about fishing in Numedalslågen