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Hotel Bristol

#7 of 85 Hotels in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
Kristian IVs Gate 7 | Postboks 6764, St. Olavsplass, Oslo 0164, Norway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A traditional hotel I Always use when in Oslo for business and pleasure. 10 minutes walk to Airport express and near all attractions. Being on a side street of Karl Johan is a plus, as you benefit from a more quiet location but always near many bars and restaurants. I like the traditional decoration and service approach. The key card... More 

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Hans H Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding your stay with us. It is a pleasure to inform you that the key card system will be updated by the end of this summer, and there will be a hands free system. We really appreciate you pointing out our friendly service and excellent breakfast. We are looking forward to... More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here 4 nights for a meeting. The hotel and the rooms are extremely dated and in need of an update. However, it has a certain charm about it. The staff were always very helpful. The location is also quite good.

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear MDontherun Thank you for taking the time to leave us this positive review on Trip Advisor. We are happy to inform you that we are renovating 100 rooms this year, and the first section will be ready by mid may. We would love for you to try these during your next visit. Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of Operations More 

Bellevue, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lobby is old-world charming. Rooms were modern and immaculate. Bathrooms appear to have been updated recently. Front desk staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was spectacular. Location was great: one block from the National Gallery, a ten minute walk to the central train station, a ten minute walk from the train to the airport, a seven minute walk to... More 

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Rob L Thank you for taking the time to leave us this positive feedback from your visit at Hotel Bristol. It is an absolute pleasure to see that your were satisfied with every aspect of our establishment. On behalf of all the staff at Hotel Bristol: Welcome back! Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of Operations More 

London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel itself is very beautiful, it's a historic building so it has a lot of charm. Breakfast was varied and we simply loved the Library and the Winter Garden. It's located quite close to the centre and about 10 minutes from the pier where you can take the ferry to the other side and where there's quite a few... More 

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear redshoe82 Thank you for taking the time to leave us this positive review from your stay at Hotel Bristol. It was a great pleasure to read about your satisfaction regarding our lobby facilities, and of course our breakfast as well. Welcome back! Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of Operations More 

Poynton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel in a great location for exploring central Oslo. The staff were very friendly and professional and the facilities are excellent (comfortable beds, very quiet, great breakfast)

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Peter M Thank you for this positive feedback from your stay with us. It was a pleasure to read about your comments regarding our staff and facilities. We hope to see you again for your next visit to Oslo. Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of Operations More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in Oslo a great deal. Definitely one of the best hotels in town. Charming decor, nicely appointed rooms, friendly staff, great pastry bar. Beautiful lobby, great for tea and meetings. Close to museums.

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Jeff138 We greatly appreciated your wonderful review of Hotel Bristol and the fact that you consider us to be the best hotel in town. Welcome back to us anytime. Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of Operations More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lobby is so inviting, I didn't want to leave the Library Bar - it was really cool. The hallway freaked me out at first since it reminded me of The Shining but when I went into my room, I was transported to a different vintage era. The bathroom was the largest I've seen in Oslo with a nice size... More 

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear stablada Thank you for your lovely comments and funny observations. We are glad to hear that your first "experience" with The Shining quickly got transformed into more pleasant surroundings. We wish you all the best until next visit to Oslo, Norway. Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of Operations More 

east greenwich, rhode island
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627 reviews 627 reviews
78 hotel reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful charming hotel in a fantastic location for sightseeing and walking about the city. We took a cab to the hotel from the train station due to the snow and messy roads and thought lugging suitcases not a good idea. The cab ride was short and worth the Norwegian kroner. Our room was big, bright and beautifully... More 

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear dermgoddess Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review on Trip Advisor. It was with great pleasure to read about your comments regarding our wait staff and your experience in the lobby bar. We hope to see you soon again at Hotel Bristol. Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of Operations More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The staff were all so friendly and incredibly helpful. I trusted them and they were kind. The breakfast service was amazing. The hotel itself is beautiful and a great historic relic. It was so fun to walk around and peek in all the beautiful spaces! The room may have been on the smaller side, but it was suitable. It was... More 

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Guido S Thank you for this lovely review of our establishment. You are more than welcome to request one of our larger rooms for your next visit. It was with great pleasure to read about our amazing breakfast and friendly staff. Please come see us again for your next visit to Oslo, Norway. Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of... More 

Clearwater, Florida
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155 reviews 155 reviews
27 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Hotel Bristol is well located in central Oslo. It is about a 20 minute walk from Oslo Central Station or a 5-10 minute cab ride. We stayed 2 nights, one at the start and one at the end of our Norway trip and each night was fantastic. The hotel was very accommodating and allowed us to check in early both... More 

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Alexander B, Leder  at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear CAK314 Thank you for your detailed and positive review of Hotel Bristol. We really appreciate your comments regarding our delicious breakfast and central location. Welcome back to Hotel Bristol for your next visit. Kind regards Alexander Bergh Director of Operations More 

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