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Oslo Hostel

Myrerskogveien 54, Oslo 495, Norway
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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350 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed there while sightseeing Oslo. Good parking. Long walk to the tram to get into Oslo (longer walk back as uphill). Staff were ok. breakfast was ok. Low cost facility. Had trouble plugging phones and computers in of a night as not many power outlets in room. No cooling so was hot in summer. no screens on windows so... More 

Thank Ray G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This hostel is a boarding school during the rest of the year (hostel in the summer) and this reflects in its good and bad points. Good: decent but not exciting buffet breakfast, lots of parking, quiet out of town location next to a forest for walking/running, central zone has free coffee/juice all day, 2 pool tables, table tennis, a range... More 

Thank OtterZucchini
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168 reviews
111 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Clean, quiet, a comfortable bed. But the location is nearly an hour — 1/2 by tram, 1/2 by an uphill kilometer walk — from Central Oslo. You will pass a SPAR supermarket on your left on that walk to Ronningen; this is you last chance to buy groceries or supplies, so grab them if you can, otherwise it’s a long... More 

1 Thank James S
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I stayed here for a couple of nights after a month-long work trip in central Oslo, because I fancied a bit of a bike ride around North Oslo area. The location is mesmerisingly beautiful and the view looks our over Maridalsvannet lake and the hills -- it couldn't be better placed for anyone wanting to hike or bike on gorgeous... More 

Thank hotelfan828
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

As part of a Scout excursion, we travelled to Oslo following an international Jamboree in Stavanger. We tried to keep things as cheap as possible, so chose this hostel to stay in. We walked down from the train station to the subway station, and took a short ride to a new stop. We came out of the small subway station... More 

1 Thank Globetrottergirl2000
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I truly recommend this hostel. It provides good standard in sleep quality, calm environment and very clean everything. Breakfast buffet was well stocked (including some Norwegian specialities). This hostel is very price wise choice in Oslo, on the other hand the commuting to city centre can take some time (cca 40 minutes via public transport, don´t go downtown via your... More 

Thank jan1988
Herent, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Having stayed in a lot of hostels over the past few years, I'm surprised by the low score, because Oslo Hostel Rønningen YMCA truly is a great hostel. Situated just outside of the city, it is perfect for anyone who wishes to combine visiting the city with walks in the hills. It is a short walk to the nearest bus... More 

2 Thank Julie V
Warsaw, Poland
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Last year I went to Norway, directly Oslo. As we know Norway is very expensive that is why I chose hostel, not hotel. This hostel is located in good place and quite cheap in Norway standards. I think that the quality of service is better than average in Europe, it's not only place to sleep. You can talk with receptionist... More 

3 Thank PawelPL1977
Bucharest, Romania
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

make your booking in advance since is very popular among travelers for good location and being rather cheap for Oslo. On arrival you will pay for sheets sperately - odd but quite common for all Norway accomodation. Do not take breakfast, most of rooms have kitchenette and you can buy great food from stores near by and make a great... More 

Thank AndaGeorgiana

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