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Scandic Byporten

3.5 of 5
Jernbanetorget 6, Oslo 0154, Norway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tønsberg, Norway
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a perfect place to stay in Oslo for business as well as private. You're located 1 minute from the trainstation where you arrive from Oslo Airport. If you arrive by car you have a big parking lot at the railwaystation where your car is locked in. Very nice staff and a excellent breakfast with a lot of ecological... More 

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for not only taking the time to review your stay with us at Scandic Byporten but also to leave a nice review. We are very pleased to find that you enjoyed your stay and that the location, staff and breakfast was good! Hope to be able to welcome you back soon! Best regards, Jannicke Holmgreen Lorentzen General... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Scandic Byporten for layover. The hotel is very close to the train station and hotel staff are exceptionally professional and polite. Rooms are very clean. I definitely recommend this hotel for everyone and would like to stay longer next time.

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review Scandic Byporte here at Tripadvisor. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our stay with us and that the staff was professional and helpful. We hope to see you back soon! Best regards, Jannicke Holmgreen Lorentzen General Manager Scandic Byporten More 

CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern hotel, convenniently located in a shopping mall right next to (and connected with) the central train station. Also a short walk from the ferry terminal. Room is very clean and functional. Fantastic breakfast included. We had a great time during our stay.

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! We are very happy to hear that you found our hotel to be a great place! You are very right you can not find a better location than the one we have! We hope to see you soon! Welcome back! Best regards, Jannicke Holmgreen Lorentzen General Manager... More 

New forest
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79 reviews 79 reviews
77 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has an excellent location at the Oslo central station (although it is quite difficult to find from the inside as it isn't sign posted). There is a very pleasant lobby with friendly, helpful reception staff. As I walked along the corridor to my room, my heart sank, as this was very sparten and I thought the rooms may... More 

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for such a nice and detailed review. We are so pleased to hear that you found the room the give you a positive suprise and not but least the ideal location! A warm welcome back to us! Hope to see you soon! Best regards, Jannicke Holmgreen Lorentzen General Manger Scandic Byporten More 

Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I stayed at this hotel for three nights. I was warmly greeted by the reception staff. I found the lobby area quite interesting. Although small it has a warmth about it with an eclectic selection of furniture. The rooms were small but functional. My bed was two singles pushed together which made it slightly uncomfortable. The breakfast was included and... More 

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your nice and detailed review. We are very happy to hear the stay was good and that you enjoyed our new lobby and functional rooms! We wish you a warm welcome back to us! Best regards, Jannicke Holmgreen Lorentzen General Manager Scandic Byporten More 

Warsaw, Poland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I didin't like this hotel. My room looked like not used for last few months - all covered with dust. There were also some techinical problems with lighting. Cleaning was made, but techinical problems not solved. In addition room is very modets and not too luxurious. All of that is for the price higher than competitors in the neighboorhood. I... More 

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for leaving your review about your stay. We are sorry to hear you did not like the stay. Scandic is a nordic brand which is focused on nordic simple design and also comfortabilty. The hotel is not a luxory hotel, but we hope that we provide the essential part such as a good night sleep with a... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We spent one night there planning to travel by train to Bergen next morning WE struggled a bit after arriving by airport train to find the hotel that is hidden within a shopping mall and has only v small sign in front. We have to ask several people where it was.We arrived around 14h00 and were told that our original... More 

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you taking the time to review the hotel on tripadvisor and also internally to our guest survey. We are grateful you took the time to reveiw the hotel. First of all I am very sorry that you experienced a bad service and follow up on our reception desk. We can ofcourse help recommend many restaurants and also with... More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Scandic byporten hotel has a perfect location downtown Oslo. If you travel with train it’s perfect. The hotel is situated in the shopping center called Byporten which is build together with the train station. You don’t even have to go outside to enter the hotel arriving with train, accept from the train platform. I stayed several times in this hotel... More 

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, First of all thank you for taking the time to leave such a good a detailed review about your stay. "I can warmly recommend Scandic Byporten for the location, breakfast and their nice personnel" is a fantastic review and we are so happy to hear that you not only enjoy the location and breakfast but also ur nice personell!... More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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221 reviews 221 reviews
50 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The reception staff was very friendly and serviceminded! I found the Public area in the lobby very nice, and one could read newspapers, take an apple etc. in nice surroundings. But the corridor on the 5th floor where we were staying was really terrible, especially the carpet. The room was small, but clean. A better location for taking Public transport... More 

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for leaving such a good and detailed review about your stay. The location is surely very nice! We are also happy to hear you liked our new lobby and that you felt comfortable. We are aware that our new carpets were not looking good, we changed our routines and also invested in proper cleanse machines for the... More 

Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Scandic Byporten was suggested by my client, but it was a disappointment from beginning to end. The room I had booked was in an area due to be renovated - I was offered a refurbished room, but of a lower standard than the one I booked. I kept my original booking, but the room was tatty, not very clean... More 

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Jannicke H, General Manager at Scandic Byporten, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that the experience with us was not as recommended by your client. We are currently refurbishing the hotel, only for it to become a better product for our guests. We do understand however that the refurbishment is an important aspect of the... More 

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