Team building

Build that great team spirit in adventurous surroundings at Straand Hotel.

The historical icon

Create unique memories and strengthen your team spirit!

Straand Hotel has an adventurous location by Lake Nisser in Vrådal - right in the heart of beautiful Telemark. The hotel is a unique starting point for creating a great setting for teambuilding, whether you want to play golf, kayak or canoe, cycle in the mountains, go hiking, ski in the ski resort, go cross-country skiing or just enjoy a bath and sauna before a delicious dinner at the hotel! 

Teambuilding at Straand Hotel

At Straand Hotel, we have everything you need for a successful team building or kick-off all year round. We offer a wide range of activities and experiences for all tastes. Here you get a good framework for professional and social activities.


Bathroom and sauna

At the hotel we have a swimming pool and sauna, and at the top of Vrådal Panorama - right nearby - you can take a dip and enjoy the beautiful sauna.

Unique nature experiences

Vrådal offers unique nature experiences with mountains, forests and lakes. The experiences start right outside the hotel door. Welcome to adventurous Telemark.

Alpine skiing and paddling

You can enjoy the Vrådal Panorama ski center in the winter or kayak and canoe in our lakes in the summer. See paddling routes here.

HUB Golfing

Vrådal boasts one of Norway's most beautiful 9-hole courses located on Fossøy - with its own driving range to water. We can provide a golf instructor!

HUB Riding / Driving

HUB Riding offers riding routes in beautiful nature for cars and motorcycles. See routes here. We offer introductory motorcycle courses with professional instructors.

HUB Biking

Telemark offers hairpin bends with beautiful scenery and panoramic views. See routes for road and terrain here. We offer guided rebus races with GPS tasks along the way.

Dine in unique surroundings

Grandmother's room

2-course lunch
3-course dinner/buffet
5-course gourmet

Bestemorstua is an intimate venue for up to 50 people. The tables are set with white tablecloths, and here we serve lunch, dinner, party menu and 5-course gourmet.

The wine cellar

Wine package
3-course festive dinner
5-course gourmet

The wine cellar at Straand is ideal for smaller groups of up to 20 people. With candlelight and rustic surroundings, it creates a very special atmosphere around the meal. We offer wine packages tailored to the menu.

Fireplace room

Aperitif / coffee with
3-course dinner
5-course gourmet

Peisestua is the place where Knut Hamsun was served his dinner when he visited the hotel. Suitable for aperitifs with or without storytelling and coffee with after dinner if you wish. Enjoy the historical buzz from the thick timber walls in the heart of the hotel! 


Food and drink
Cultural history
Wine, beer or cider tasting
Great starting point for team building

Stabburet is Norway's smallest inn, with room for 20 people! Here we serve cured meat or game stew and mulled wine in the black pot. With leather traps, torch boxes and fire pans, the atmosphere is magical. It was here in the courtyard at Bestemorstoga that our story began in 1864. If you would like a historical cultural event, it can be booked!

MS Fram

Our own vintage boat
Lunch on board
Sailing on Lake Nisser
Lock cruise

The veteran boat MS Fram creates a very special setting for the leadership gathering. Here you can have lunch served on board at the pier or out on the water. The boat has dining space for up to 40 people and sails from the hotel and around the beautiful inland archipelago of Nisser.

Suggestions for more activities and entertainment

  • Possibility to book a DJ or band.
  • Dinner show with No Problem
  • Spekemat and mulled wine from "Den sorte gryte" at Stabburet
  • Blindebukk - This activity consists of 5 different exercises such as blindebukk, rebus race, milk bucket holding.
  • Lecture about local adventure artist Louis Moe
  • Lecture about Vest-Telemark, Vrådal and MS Fram
  • Lecture about Draumkvedet and Telemark
For those groups that want that little extra, we work with TG Event and can tailor entertainment according to your wishes. Some popular activities are Kompani Kittilsen, Team-Rep practice, UL (Olympic Games), 59.3`nord and Robinson.

Rich offering