Budget hotels & hostels
Guesthouses and B&Bs
Enjoy the mountain breeze in the grounds of this symbol of brotherhood between Norway and Denmark. The hotel is modern, swanky and in the woods...
P Hotels Oslo
P-hotel offers some of the best prices in central Oslo, which does something to make up for the hotel’s otherwise sterile character. A breakfast in a bag, delivered to your door is included and there is free wi-fi access.
Best Western Hotell Bondeheimen
This central hotel has attractive rooms and helpful staff. The older rooms (with 1980s Scandinavian pine-wood furniture) are slowly being renovated and all are highly recommended.
Radisson Blu Hotel Nydalen, Oslo
It appears that an over-eager designer somehow convinced their corporate boss to bypass conventions typical of conference hotels...
A five-star hotel of the old school, the Continental offers exquisite period rooms with privileged views over several interesting monuments. The service is top-notch, the location central and the breakfast, mouth watering...
Carlton Oslo Hotel Guldsmeden
A framed certificate cheekily reminds visitors that the Carlton once received the endorsement of Roland L Hill, a self-proclaimed 'world-traveller and expert on where to sleep and eat'. This was in 1958...
Thon Hotel Munch
One of 13 Thon hotels scattered around Oslo, the Munch has the amenities of a good budget hotel-chain and an all-out breakfast buffet.
Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica
Founded in 1891 as a sanatorium by Dr Ingebrigt Christian Lund, this hotel offers luxury, great views and some history. Not to mention a vast breakfast buffet, complete with organic produce.
Rica Holberg Hotel
Well located in a quiet district near the centre, the intelligently designed rooms of the Holberg combine minimalist flair with Scandinavian sensibilities. Thus a lot of wood and clean lines...
Rica Victoria Hotel, Oslo
This straightforward business hotel, located between Aker Brygge and Karl Johans gate, is also a winner.
Located in a quiet, pleasant neighbourhood, this homey pension offers one of the best deals in the capital. The building dates from 1890 and many of the original features (high ceilings, rose designs) remain...
Thon Hotel Astoria
Just 100m south of the central Karl Johans gate and not far from the bus and train stations, this place is one of the cheapest Rainbow hotels, with tidy rooms, although some are bigger than others. Most rooms look onto a large courtyard.
Brimming with period character, the regal Grand Hotel has long been considered the benchmark of true elegance in Oslo. The rooms are beautifully appointed and classy without being overdone. It’s also highly recommended.
First Hotel Grims Grenka
It’s Oslo’s answer to the exclusive, cosmopolitan experience offered by boutique hotels in London and New York...
Hotel Bristol is the one of the best top-end hotels in Oslo, with delightful, stylish rooms that come with polished floorboards, period furniture, bathtubs (some rooms) and most modern luxuries...
Oslo Vandrerhjem Holtekilen
This 195-bed hostel sits amid a quiet enclave of trees and grass and is close to the edge of the Oslofjord. It's far enough from the centre (8km west of Oslo) that day cards and Oslo passes won't cover bus fare...
Opened as a guesthouse for bachelors in the 1920s, Cochs has sparsely furnished, clean rooms at an ideal location behind the Royal Palace. The rooms at the back overlooking the Slottsparken are especially spacious...
Perminalen has a barracks feel, but tidy rooms and a central location make up for the pension’s sterile, dormitory atmosphere. Prices include linen and a simple breakfast, which you can eat outside in the summer.
This traveller-savvy hostel boasts an international atmosphere, spick-and-span rooms, a laundry, luggage room, kitchen and small bar. Breakfast costs an extra Nkr75 and linen costs Nkr50...
Oslo Youth Hostel Haraldsheim
A pleasant, if hard to find, hostel 4km from the city centre. It has 24-hour reception and 270 beds, mostly in clean four-bed dorms. There are kitchen and laundry facilities. Linen costs Nkr50...
Property Location With a stay at Hotell Montebello in Oslo (Ullern), you'll be convenient to CC Vest Shopping Centre and Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park...
Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo
Property Location With a stay at Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo in Oslo, you'll be minutes from Palace Park and Royal Palace. This 4-star hotel is close to Karl Johan Street and Oslo Opera House...