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The Forest Cabins

SUSTAINABLE SILENCE.

Surrounded by mighty trees and foliage, the Forest Cabins are perfect for couples and families.

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elcome to the forest. Our newest addition to the Laagen family of stays, the Forest Cabins are perfect for a calm nature experience.

A light, nordic interior design with a smart floor plan, a comfortable double bed and a convertible sofa bed allows for a relaxing stay for up to 4 people.
The kitchen is well equipped – and the enveloping trees ensure both privacy and a sense of calm.

The Forest Cabins are available to rent from July 15th, 2022.

Details

  • Beds: King Bed plus a daybed with two mattresses.
  • Size: 27 square meters.
  • Views: Close-up panoramic views of the forest, in close proximity to the Laagen river.
  • Occupancy: 2 adults, or 2 adults + 1 or 2 children.
  • Bathroom: One bathroom with a WC and shower, Fitjar Island soaps and panoramic window toward the forest.
  • Unique Features: Floor-to-ceiling windows, a spacious terrace with a gaslit fireplace.

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Combine indoor comfort with an intense forest experience.

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Surrounded by mighty trees and foliage, the Forest Cabins are perfect for couples and families.

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The Laagen treetop cabin gives you a taste of the true Norwegian cabin life - 8 meters above ground.

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Enjoy stunning views in a space carefully designed for meetings, conferences and workshops.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the amenities for the Treetop Cabin?

The treetop cabin offers electricity and several sources of heating, including floor heating, an oven - and a cozy fireplace with logs included for free. It also has a bathroom with toilet and a shower, a kitchen with induction cooking top, an electric kettle, a fridge and a dishwasher machine.

The beds are prepared upon arrival – and towels are provided by us. You’ll also find necessary goods, like toilet paper, hand soap and shampoo, dishwasher soap, kitchen towels, salt, pepper - and coffee. For more information about the Treetop Cabin, take a look here.

What are the amenities outside the Treetop Cabin?

Outside the treetop cabin you’ll discover a gaslit fireplace. It has enough propane to stay alit for a couple of hours. The spacious balcony gives you a nice view towards the forest and the river. Under the cabin, you’ll find more logs for the fireplace - and a sheltered sitting area.

What kind of amenities can I find in the containers?

The containers offer electricity and several sources of heating, including a wall-mount heating pump, heated floors and an oven. The containers also contain a bathroom with toilet and a rainfall shower, a kitchen with induction cooking top, an electric kettle, a fridge and a dishwasher machine. The beds are prepared upon arrival – and towels are provided by us. You’ll also find necessary goods, like toilet paper, hand soap and shampoo, dishwasher soap, kitchen towels, salt, pepper - and coffee. For more info about the glass containers, please take a look here.

What are the amenities outside the glass containers?

Outside the glass container, you’ll discover a spacious balcony with panoramic glass railing. Also, every container has its own hammock net, giving you a great opportunity to relax and look into the tree tops. Every container also sports its own gaslit fireplace with enough propane to stay alit for a few hours.



What is the sleeping capacity for the different units?

Every unit sleeps up to four people. The treetop cabin provides one double bed and an extra one double mattress in an alcove. The glass containers are equipped with a double bed plus an extra daybed.

The daybed provides two single mattresses. However, in order to be really comfortable, the glass containers are mainly recommended for 2 people in a double bed.

May I cook my own food?

Absolutely. Both the Treetop Cabin and the Glass Containers have their own kitchen space. The kitchens provide utensils, cups and plates – along with a fridge, an induction cooking top, a dishwasher and a kettle boiler. Please note that there is no oven in the kitchen.

Is there a place for me to cook or BBQ outside?

Yes, there is. Close to the treetop cabin you’ll find a nice barbecue area. You’ll find two BBQ pans ready to cook your favorite food. Feel free to use the area - just remember to bring coal and matches. Please be careful when cooking – and remember to extinguish the flames properly before leaving. There’s a water hose in the BBQ area.



What should I pack when visiting?

You don’t really need a lot of things. Our units have all you need in terms of sheets, towels and soaps. In case you want to cook, bring the groceries you like – and besides that you’ll just need to make sure that you stay comfortable both indoors and outdoors regardless of activity. If you’d like to explore the surrounding areas, we recommend bringing a small headlight, a small hiking backpack, a water botte - and maybe something to sit on.

Is there WIFI available?

The Laagen Hub has got high speed WIFI for video conferencing and doing proper work. However, in the other units, there is no WIFI. While 4G reception is quite good in the whole are, we’d like to humbly recommend tucking the phone away as much as possible in order to maximize the experience while staying at Laagen :) 

What is the voltage in the power outlets?

The voltage is 220V.

How many people can I fit in the Laagen Hub?

The Laagen Workshop Hub is optimized for meetings between 8 and 12 people. Please contact us if you would like us to accommodate more people.

Is there a lower age limit for staying at Laagen?

Yes. The minimum age is 20 in order to stay alone at the treetop cabin or the glass containers.

How many people can I fit in the Laagen Hub?

The Laagen Workshop Hub is optimized for meetings between 8 and 12 people. Please contact us if you would like us to accommodate more people.

May I cook my own food?

Absolutely. Both the Treetop Cabin and the Glass Containers have their own kitchen space. The kitchens provide utensils, cups and plates – along with a fridge, an induction cooking top, a dishwasher and a kettle boiler. Please note that there is no oven in the kitchen.

Can I order food from Laagen?

You may order food directly from us during high season – between the 29th of April and the 15th of October.


During normal weekdays (excluding red days), we can provide a number of dishes – and we can also fill up your fridge upon request. Please place your order 7 days before arriving so we have enough time to prepare. Check out our menu here.

Please remember to provide information regarding allergies and the total number of people.

Where is the closest grocery store?

You’ll find several grocery stores in Svarstad, around 8 km north of Laagen. Two of them are named Spar and Rema 1000. South of Laagen you can find Steinsholt Marked around 5 km away.

Is there a place for me to cook or BBQ outside?

Yes, there is. Close to the treetop cabin you’ll find a nice barbecue area. You’ll find two BBQ pans ready to cook your favorite food. Feel free to use the area - just remember to bring coal and matches. Please be careful when cooking – and remember to extinguish the flames properly before leaving. There’s a water hose in the BBQ area.



When is checkout time?

Checkout time at the treetop cabin and the glass containers is at 11AM – and 12PM for the Forest Cabins. No cleaning needed, as it is already incluced in the price. The only thing we ask is for you to put the keys back into the lock box. That’s it :)

Can I bring my pet?

Unfortunately, no. We frequently receive guests that are allergic to pets, and because we want to be a destination for everyone we unfortunately do not allow for pets @ Laagen.

Is there a lower age limit for staying at Laagen?

Yes. The minimum age is 20 in order to stay alone at the treetop cabin or the glass containers.

May I smoke at Laagen?

Smoking is strictly prohibited in and around the units.
Smoking is only allowed in designated areas around the climbing park.

When and how do I check in?

At Laagen, you may self check-in upon arrival. Check-in time for the Treetop Cabin and the Glass Containers is 3PM. Check-in time for the Forest Cabins is 4PM. 2 days before your stay, you’ll receive an email containing all the information you need regarding keys and access - including directions. Close to the parking lot you’ll find luggage trolleys that you may use for the last couple of hundred meters.

What is the cancellation policy?

You are free to cancel the stay. A cancellation less than 4 weeks before arrival will result in a 50% charge. If you cancel less than 2 weeks before arrival, 100% of the reservation will be charged. If you want to move your booking due to illness, feel free to contact us – and we’ll see what we can do to help.

Can I rent bikes at Laagen?

Yes! You may rent electric bikes at visitlaagen.no. Upon booking, you’ll receive instructions around picking them up – and using them. Enjoy!

Where can I charge my electric car?

The closest charging station is in Svarstad, 8 kilometers north of Laagen.

Look here for exact location. There are also Tesla Superchargers at Ringdal. Look here for directions.

Can I rent bikes at Laagen?

Yes! You may rent electric bikes at visitlaagen.no. Upon booking, you’ll receive instructions around picking them up – and using them. Enjoy!

Do you have any trip recommendations?

Absolutely. There are many! Please visit this site for trip recommendations – both for hiking and biking. You can also visit the Explore page for more info.



I wanna try my luck at fishing. How do I proceed?

Good choice! The Laagen river is one of the best fishing rivers in all of Norway. Please keep in mind that fishing at Laagen is regulated, so in order to go fishing, you’ll need to obtain a license. For more information, please visit this website.

What should I pack when visiting?

You don’t really need a lot of things. Our units have all you need in terms of sheets, towels and soaps. In case you want to cook, bring the groceries you like – and besides that you’ll just need to make sure that you stay comfortable both indoors and outdoors regardless of activity. If you’d like to explore the surrounding areas, we recommend bringing a small headlight, a small hiking backpack, a water botte - and maybe something to sit on.

How do I get to Laagen?

Laagen is situated by the Numedalslågen River in Larvik, in close proximity to Høyt & Lavt Vestfold (The Climbing and Activity Park). Take a look here in order to find us on Google Maps.

In case you're traveling by plane to Torp Airport, we recommend getting a rental car – or grabbing a cab at the airport.

If you're arriving by plane at Oslo Airport, we either recommend a rental car or taking a train from Oslo Airport to Larvik. Find the right train departures here.

How do I get there by car?

The directions can be found here. Look for a sign toward “Høyt & Lavt” when approaching. You’ll find the sign north of Steinsholt and south of Svarstad on the RV40 road. After having made the turn onto the gravel road, follow the road straight ahead until you reach a spacious parking lot. From there, you may use luggage trolleys for the last couple of hundred metres.

Where can I charge my electric car?

The closest charging station is in Svarstad, 8 kilometers north of Laagen.

Look here for exact location. There are also Tesla Superchargers at Ringdal. Look here for directions.

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