Örskärs Fyr hostel

Gräsö, Östhammar

Welcome to Örskär Lighthouse! 

The hostel is located next to the lighthouse and has an unbeatable sea view. Next to the hostel it's a cafeteria where you can order breakfast, have lunch and on certain occasions dinner. 

The hostel consists of two "apartments" each with its own entrance. In total there are 18 beds divided into five rooms. You can rent a room or the whole apartment. Each apartment has a communal kitchen and shared shower / toilet. The hostel is open from late April until Oktober. Some weekdays during the off-season we are closed, please contact us for more information.

Apartment 1: Three rooms with 10 beds. Shared kitchen. Well equipped for self-catering. Stove, oven, microwave, coffee maker, fridge / freezer and crockery. Consumables like toilet paper, washing liquid and cleaning products are included. Common shower and toilet. 
Tarran - 2 beds, bunk bed.
Pjukarn -  2 beds, double bed 180 cm.
Gudingen - 4 beds, bunk bed, (Pet)
Apartment 2: Two rooms with 10 beds. Shared kitchen. Common shower and toilet.
Argos - 4 beds 1 bunk bed, 1 double bed 160 cm. 

Engelska grundet - family room with six bunk beds. children.
Extra beds can be provided in the larger rooms.
Pets: Pets are only allowed in the room Gudingen. Always notify us in advance if you bring your pet.

About the island
Örskär is an island in the Roslagen archipelago, located immediately north of island Gräsö. Most of Örskär is a nature reserve. Read more here.
You can visit the Örskär Lighthouse, the admission fee is 20 SEK /person (under 12 years old, free admission if accompanied by an adult).

Boat trip
Please note that the boat to Örskär island must be reserved in advance at +46 (0)70-791 29 75. You may send requests via SMS.

For checking in guests the 14:40 boat from Norra Gräsö (Örskär sund) is recommended.  Boat trips can be offered at other times when agreed with the skipper. Late evening /early morning tours and tours on request are charged extra.


General information
Reception and restaurant is open daily during summer. 
During spring and autumn the cafeteria is open on Saturdays and by arrangement.

Self catering possible.

Pets allowed in one room. Please notify us in advance. 

Check in - 15:00

Check out - 14:00

See our webpage orskarsfyr.se for boat timetable. 


For directions map apps/ GPS: Set the address Örskär 141 74297 Gräsö.

By car: Go to Öregrund and then the road ferry to Gräsö On Gräsö you drive north to the end of the road, Örskär Sund. From there, the taxi boat departs to Örskär according to schedule.
Bus: Bus 811 runs several times daily Uppsala - Öregrund. Bus 854 Öregrund-Örskär Sund has limited traffic during spring and autumn. During summer it runs on demand 3 times each day. Contact public transport company UL (www.ul.se) for more information.