Welcome to Q42

The place to be

-on the corner of Dronningensgate and Elvegata in Kristiansand, Norway.

This new building contains Kristiansand Congress Center, Hotel Q42 with 11 hotel rooms, Restaurant Q42, Kaffebaren i Q42 (the coffee shop), Q42 Catering, sixty-eight apartments and a senior wellbeing center.


We are open seven days a week, so please stop by! The building itself is an architectural masterpiece worth seeing and when you buy your coffee from our coffee bar you contribute to fair trade. We import our own coffee from Peru!

The service desk is surrounded by a large mingling area and seating groups for good conversations. The main hall is 1150 m2 and has 1315 seats and modern technical equipment. In the front of the main hall is a LED screen 71,5 m2! We also have smaller rooms for your meeting or party. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you are organizing an event and looking for a place – smaller or bigger events. Our kitchen serves delicious food, just like you want it.

Q42 – a good place to be!