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Citybox Oslo

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Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Milan, Italy
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This IS definitely the best deal you can find in Oslo. Located right behind the central station, one minute to the city center's main road, it offers basics but really cheap, clean and comfortable rooms. The self check-in is quick and intuitive. The pantry in the lobby offers furnished vending machines (you can literally find EVERYTHING for cheap, from toothpaste... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi dedemamay! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! "Smartest, cheapest and quality choice", "One minute to the city center", "really cheap, clean and comfortable rooms", "check-in is quick and intutive". We are just flattered by all your kind words, and really have nothing to add! Thanks for making our Friday even better! Hope to see you again!... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location as so central and close to the main station. I've stayed several times when in Oslo for work. The rooms aren't cleaned whilst you're there, wifi connection can be weak in rooms and there is no TV but this is fine if just staying for one or two nights. Great coffee shop just around the corner for breakfast.... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi BH868841! Thank you for your review of our hotel! Really appreciate that you liked our location, and that you have chosen to stay several times with us! Actually we do clean the rooms on a daily basis if you request us to do so, but there is an extra charge of NOK 150 per day. But if you are... More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The roadworks seem to be going on for ages and are very noisy. We were put on the second floor which more or less was right on the street. When the roadworks ended, drunken partygoers started, when they ended the roadworks started. They should provide discount or at least earplugs. Also only one towel in the room, no bathmat or... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi meggoesontour! Thank you for your review of our hotel! So disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us! We do our best to minimize the disturbance cause by the construction, and we wish this was something we could control even more. Unfortunately there is only so much we can do, and to further compensate we... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this hotel based on reviews and the fact that we had stayed at similar concept hotels recently. Check-in was speedy. Our small double was perfectly adequate with comfy beds and shower room with underfloor heating. Lots of power points in the room with full length mirror and one in the shower room too. Excellent soundproofing also. We used the... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi indiaEdinburgh! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just loved reading comments from guests that seem to like and understand our concept! Also nice that we seem to measure up against similar concept hotels that you've visited earlier! Cool that you were happy with our "double room small". We know that they are on the small... More 

Brazil
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at the hotel and we really liked it. The hotel's street was being fixed but did not bothered us. The location was excellent, very close to the main places and central station. No staff, everything was by machines, comfortable but not big room.

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi gabibvmatos! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! How nice to hear that you liked our hotel! And also great to hear that you did not feel to bothered by the construction. We really try our best to minimize the disturbance caused by it, and have also lowered our prices even more during this period.... More 

Florence, Italy
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, there is one person available if need, but no service available...who cares the rooms were spotless, comfortable, great bedding, wonderful new bathroom and so conveniently located a fews blocks from the train station. For the price, it can't be beat. I will look for this City Box stay at all the cities I travel, I love the idea. Great... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi D1223chicago! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just love hearing from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept! If everything is working as it should, you can actually stay with us without ever seeing an employee! Of course this reduced our costs drastically, which in return makes your room cheaper! We also hope... More 

Perth, Australia
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108 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives: 1) Location - the hotel is within a short walking distance from the central train station in the city. 2) Price - it is reasonably priced, compared to what is available in Oslo. 3) Convenience - automated check in/check out, no hassles. Negatives: 1) Room - double room is very small with only basic furniture i.e. bed, desk and... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi pralinka10! Thank you for your review of our hotel! Really nice to hear that you liked our location, convenience and price. We base a big part of our idea on these basic things! :) Regarding your other comments, we totally understand that you felt your room was small, especially if you stay in a room that is categorized as... More 

Hadera, Israel
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a ״staffless" hotel. Everything is done electronically. The hotel is new and up to date. Good wifi At the moment the street is under construction and the access to the hotel is problematic There is no free parking and daily costs are quite expensive (about 300NOK)

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi YaEp! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! Cool that you liked our "staffless"-approach. Luckily, if you need us, there is always a Citybox Host on site also! But if everything works the way it should, you can actually stay with us without ever seeing an employee! Oslo is an really expensive city, and like most... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is the most value choice we can think about. You pay what you get. They will not do the room every day.(probably every 4 days.) But it's more than okay to save over 30-35 percent than the conventional choice. Room is clean and not that small. (The restroom is real small.) At the time we came, main lift... More 

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Watcharin R! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! We just love hearing from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept. We totally agree in the "you pay what you get" sentiment! We do our best to offer a simple and modern solution at what we consider to be a fair rate, and... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Kiosk worked well - convenient check in at any hour. Rooms clean. Luggage storage available - even after you check out. Close to train station. Close to Karl Johan Street and harbor. Cons: Very small rooms

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

HI abr0ck! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! We kind of like to ring to your heading "Small but sufficient". We try to provide with the basics, and we try to do so at what we consider to be a really fair price! Totally agree that some of our rooms are small, especially the rooms... More 

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