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Citybox Oslo

2.0 of 5 Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brilliant hotel. Very good value for money in my opinion. As everyone knows, Oslo is a very expensive city but this hotel manages to keep it as cheap as possible. Easy check in (you can't pay in cash though). It is completely automated and very simple. Room was lovely and extremely clean, bed was comfortable and the hotel was silent.... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Alex K! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We are just humbled and inspired by all your kind words, and we have really nothing to add to your review. Thank you again! Hope to see you again! Best wishes for the holidays, Citybox Oslo More 

Oxford, England
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121 reviews 121 reviews
56 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location is fine but a wee bit on the dirty/seedy part. There were beggars and several very drunk people around. Its an automated check in. Downstairs are comfy chairs, a large TV area, a vending machine with cereal bars, yogurt , crisps, chocolate and a hot drinks machine. Rooms were fine. No cupboards or hangers. Stuffy and when we... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi JuliaSmith! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We totally agree on that you get what you pay for. We try our best to be honest in our marketing, advertising that we have small rooms and are named Citybox, but we try to offer a simple and modern solution at what we think is a really... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel, very well located near all facilities. You do your own check-in/out without any difficulties. Even if there is no reception desk, there is someone you can ask if needed. Our room (312) was really small but with a nice bathroom. Wardrobe was missing in our opinion, this is the only default. The room was a bit noisy too... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Cleo_sea! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! We are looking to add wardrobes to all the rooms that have enough floor space in the summer of 2015. Otherwise we recommend upgrading for only a small fee (between 25-100 NOK) if you find the room to be too small! Hope you weren't too bothered by... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

CityBox Oslo is exactly what we expected. No frills, cost effective lodging in the heart of Oslo. The location is great for exploring the city. The rooms are small but comfortable. The bathroom is small but has good space and a large mirror for getting ready. There is no TV in the room, but that didn't bother us. The room... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Raeleanne! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! So nice to hear that we were exactly what you expected. We really try not to oversell our product, but attempt to have a honest marketing approach. So we totally agree on that we are a no frills, cost effective lodging in the heart of Oslo! Sorry... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bathroom was immaculately clean and had a delightfully heated floor. The sound proofing was average but we never felt disturbed. The lobby is a good balance of home comfort and funk. It has a well equipped kitchen and a fridge to stock your own stuff (as long as it's labelled), a vending machines with everything from hot chocolate to... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi MDC115! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found us to be immaculately clean! Really appreciate hearing from guests that seem to both like and understand our concept! Your kind words will inspire us to do even better in the future! Hope to... More 

Germany
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, the stay at Citybox Oslo was ok. We knew that it is expensive in Oslo. The room is clean, the staffs in the office are friendly and helpful. WIFI is fast, the location is great as well. But the room was too small, no TV neither. I normally leave the TV on when I sleep and it was hard... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Koechin! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! Glad to hear that you overall found your stay to be okay! Sad to hear that you were missing your TV, but we understand your point of view. As for now we offer an upgraded wifi so all our guests should be able to stream whatever they prefer... More 

New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a simple basic hotel. But what more do you need in a very expensive country. Save your money and use it elsewhere ... you will need it for the beer prices! Stayed here in one of the family rooms on the top floor. A set of two single beds + a bunk bed. Towels were provided. Love the... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi topgun151! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! We just love hearing from guests who seem to understand and like our concept! Why would you need a minibar in your room when Oslo is filled with bars? Why do you need a phone in your room when you got one in your pocket? Why do... More 

London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THE POSITIVES: This is located right in the middle of the city and - unusually - operates at a more-or-less flat rate pricing policy, with the rates listed in the rooms. The prices are really pretty competitive, especially when you bear in mind that Oslo is an expensive city. It’s all housed in the upper floors of a big old... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi SwissD! Thank you so much for a great and thorough review of our hotel! Let us start with the positives! So glad to hear that you liked our location, and that you still feel that we look redeveloped as we actually are 18th months old now! :) Also really appreciate that you feel we offer value for money!! Thanks... More 

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's in the city, and our room was slightly bigger than the bed! But that was absolutely fine for us, everything was in easy walking distance, there's an excellent Italian (Mamas Pizza) just round the corner, and free onstreet parking 5pm-9am nearby. 1 star off because the vending machines downstairs only took coins and they didn't have a change machine... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Ben H! Thanks for a great review of our hotel! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We ourselves sometimes stop by Mamas Pizza, great for a simple lunch! We do apologize if the vending machines were not working as they should, but they do however accept both coins and visa/mastercards, and we always give... More 

Trondheim, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a room at Oslo Citybox Hotel, but unfortunately had to cancel my booking the day before. The hotel would not refund the amount (NOK 790); they said they did not expect to be able to rent out the room on such short notice. Ok, kind of fair (although the hotels in Oslo are very busy and almost all... More 

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OsloCitybox, General Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Elin_SR! Thanks for your feedback and multiple e-mails regarding this. We refer to our cancellation policy which is stated on your confirmation. We can also add that we did not get fully booked on the night in question. Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More 

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Address: Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway
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Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Citybox Oslo 2*
Number of rooms: 115
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