Frequently Asked Questions
How do you manage infection control considerations (COVID-19)?
Fortunately, distance recommendations is one of the easiest things to follow on Hafsrød. At Hafsrød it is far to people! If you are ill, we ask you to stay at home. Contact us and we will arrange your cancellation. Should you become ill after your stay, we ask you to contact us so that we can implement the necessary measures.
The following specific measures we take at the forest cabin are:
- Our rental units are washed after each visit
- All surfaces are washed with chlorine to disinfect and thus prevent the spread of infection
- Hand disinfection is located in several places inside the units
- Check-in and check-out are done contactlessly, by picking up a key in a mailbox with a code
Hafsrød follows NHO Reiseliv’s industry norm for safe accommodation, as you can see her.
Can I bring my dog?
Even though we love animals, it is unfortunately not allowed to bring animals at our cabins, unless this is described specifically.
Is there cellular service there?
At Hafsrød we make sure that you can experience the forest and be present in the moment by not offering cellular service and WIFI. Enjoy a digital detox!
Where is the nearest grocery store?
The nearest grocery store is Kiwi Risum, which is about 20 minutes from Hafsrød farm.
What do we do about cleaning the cabin after our stay?
Cleaning of the cabin costs 450 NOK and is automatically included in the price when you book, but we do appreciate if you wash pots and pan and take garbage with you when you leave.
Is it possible to charge electrical cars there?
Unfortunately we do not have available charging stations at Hafsrød, but you can find several charging stations in Halden City here.
Should I bring drinking water?
It is perfectly possible to drink the water from the lake Store Erte, but feel free to bring water if you wish.
When can I check in and out?
Check in (collecting of key) is from 15.00 pm. Check out is at 12.00 am.
Should I bring my own linen?
We offer bed linen and towels for hire. There are towels for washing dishes/hands on the bunks, but not bath towels etc.
Is firewood included in the price?
We fill up the firewood basket inside the cabin, and this is included. If you want to use more firewood during your stay, this costs NOK 150/sack (60 litres). You will find firewood in the shed at the booked cabin.
What happens if we must cancel?
Sometimes things do not turn out as planned, which we understand. You can read about our booking policy here.
How do I get to Hafsrød?
We are not that far away as it might seem! Read more about how to locate us, and different choices of transportation here.
Can we borrow life jackets at Hafsrød?
Of course! All our cabins that offer boat or canoes, also have life jackets available. You can find these in the equipment room in the woodshed at the cabin.
What kind of safety equipment do you offer in case something happens?
All our cabins are equipped with first aid kits, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, gass detectors and emergency posters with GPS-coordinates and phone number to emergency services. In addition, we provide safe experiences by offering life jackets and hiking tips so that our guest can have a safe and pleasant stay at Hafsrød.
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