A visit to Oslo Recapped
Right in the heart of Scandinavia, Oslo is surrounded by the ethereal beauty of fjords and forests. Norway's capital has an enchanting landscape that allows green spaces to rub shoulders with the sleek skyline of the metropolis. It's no wonder to see such harmonious sight from the land of the Nobel Peace Prize. Travelers wanting to see the world of Vikings need only go to University of Oslo's Viking Ship Museum for a glimpse of the three best-preserved Viking ships known to man. The vessels were excavated from burial mounds discovered among the fjords, showing the typical burial practices of the Norse seafarers. The Norwegian Folk Museum is an open-air museum with some buildings that go as far back as the medieval times. Along with the museums and cultural centers, Oslo's nightlife has a solid reputation among Europe's party crowd. The lively mix of bars, lounges, cafes, restaurants and live music venues ensure sizzling nights in the land of the Norwegian Sun.
Jo Nesbo, a well-known crime writer from Oslo upheld the observation, "These days more and more books are bought, sold, and recommended online, and the health of this exciting new ecosystem depends entirely on free and honest conversation among readers."
Among the largest world capitals, the city is known to have a high standard of living and is designed uniquely. Hotels in Oslo around the City Center are at a lower level with residential houses climbing upwards on all sides. Forest areas follow with unique flora and fauna. The well-organized public transport system ensures visitors can travel across the city. Finding accommodation is quite easy.
3 Centrally Located Cheap Hotels
Budget hotels provide excellent value and may have slightly smaller rooms to accommodate guests. Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeateret - The romantic hotel offers stylish and large rooms and has an enviable location near the Central Station. It offers lavish breakfast buffets and afternoon tea. Comfort Hotel Xpress Youngstorget - The bargain hotel has a central location close to tourist destinations. The attractive reception has a free coffee and tea vending service. It has good heating system with heated floors in the bathroom. The hotel is basically a good place to stay with basic amenities. Thon Hotel Munch, Its strategic location at the heart of the city ensures guests can access public transportation as well as walk over to several tourist destinations including the National Theater. Cafes and restaurants are located close to the hotel. Cheap hotels near the Center are always in demand.
3 Luxury Oslo Hotels With Great Elegance
Elegant luxury hotels are seen at several locations in the city, though it has just one 5-star hotel. Hotel Continental - It is less than 200 meters away from Karl Johan, the main street. Besides other five-star amenities, Nortel has one of the most prestigious dining halls Restaurant Eik Annen Etage serving guests for more than a hundred years. Tourist destinations like the Royal Palace and National Theater are within walking distance. Losby Gods Manor - The 19th-century manor offers elegant suites with private bathrooms. The renowned banquet facilities are much appreciated as well as its private wine cellar. The countryside atmosphere welcomes guests to scenic lakes. There are hiking and biking trails. Golfers have two golf courses at their disposal around the hotel. Lysebu Hotel - Guests are fascinated by Nordic art spread across the in-house restaurant walls. Wine-tasting sessions are organized at the wine cellar. Sumptuous Norwegian cuisines are served. Rooms facing Norefjell Mountain and Sokedalen Valley offer great views.
Two Cozy Boutique Hotels for Every Occasion
One of the coziest hotels in Oslo is The Thief located on Tjvholmen. Guests have access to a 24-hour gym and spa treatments. Free Wi-Fi is offered. The famous promenade at Aker Brygge can be reached in just 5 minutes on foot. The two restaurants Thief Food Bar and Fru K Restaurant serve delicious Norwegian cuisines. Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeateret - Inspired by the 1930s boxing gymnasiums in New York, the hotel is close to Central and Metro stations. The modern hotel has clean rooms and serves good breakfasts. Gym facilities are free. The hotel offers a complimentary evening meal. Oslo hotels reflect the high living standards set by the city.
What did travelers think of the city of Oslo?
Below are reviews of the city of Oslo, Norway from an actual visitor's perspective.
Score 5.0 / 5
the weather, some awesome the shopping centers and our visit at Stortinget was wonderful.
"Meetings in Oslo"
Score 5.0 / 5
The city of Oslo is one of the main meeting hubs in Scandinavia. It is easy to travel to and a safe travel destination. Oslo has unique meeting venues and nature–based activities. It also hosts world famous restaurants and offers healthy and delicious meals to upgrade any meeting experience.
The average traveler rating of the city of Oslo, Norway shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews