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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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Princeton
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for a couple of nights with my son, Hotel is well located close to the palace and walkable to the waterfront and opera house and other attractions. Checkin was easy and efficient. The rooms were nice and clean and reasonably sized. The breakfast was good. The building is a traditional older building and quite interesting.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was such a pleasure because of the excellent location, wonderful helpful staff, and superb breakfast. The shower may be the best shower I've had anywhere--hot, lots of pressure and water that lasts. A wonderful guilt-free change after conserving water in CA and NC. Bathroom down a short hall separated by a door from the bedroom. Large sink and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very old fashioned looking but modern hotel very near Karl Johans Gade. Very good room, superb breakfast, magnificent supper. The reseption was helpful and spoke good English. I recimmend to all adults, maybe not good for families with smalla kids.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am often staying in Oslo for business, and if Hotel Bristol is available, it is one of my top choices. It is one of the oldest, still-existing hotels in Oslo and still has an aura from early 20th century. The rooms are very traditional, clean and nice, and the staff is extremely professional and service-minded. The location is fantastic,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night at Hotel Bristol (we're from Oslo but needed a short break), and had a good stay. They took care of our bicycles in the luggage room, and the reception staff was friendly and helpful. Rooms are decent sizes, but two twin beds put together doesn't count as a double bed - it slipped apart during the... More 

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Orpington
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163 reviews 163 reviews
43 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in this hotel for four nights. The hotel is situated close to the Royal Palace and National Museum as well as a short walk to the Town Hall where the ferries depart from. It is elegant, clean and has a comfortable bar area. The reception staff were friendly and helpful. We had a quiet room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going to attend conference, so staying in same hotel, was the smartest thing to do. The hotel was great in nice old style, like late 18th style. Bathroom was with heated floor. That is very nice in cold mornings

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AssFrontDeskManager, Ass. Front Desk Manager at Hotel Bristol, responded to this review

Dear "Preben B", Thank you for taking the time to write us a review here on Tripadvisor. I am happy to read that you like our unique stile, and that the heated floor in the bathrooms are appreciated. Welcome back next time you visit Oslo! Best regards, Are Grongstad More 

Manchester, UK
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82 reviews 82 reviews
77 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights while visiting Olso. Reception staff are very friendly and helpful and our room (on the 7th floor at that back of the hotel) was lovely and quiet, but in need of a bit of TLC and updating. Each morning, however, the breakfast buffet seemed like complete chaos. The breakfast itself was fine, but far too... More 

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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
34 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

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