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Citybox Oslo

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway (Sentrum)
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San Ramon, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By Oslo prices, inexpensive. Convenient location, modern and clean. I liked the comfortable beds and very soundproofed windows. I wouldn't stay for more than the 3 nights I was there. No TV in the rooms (there are 2 in the lounges on the ground floor). No breakfast. No power socket close enough to a mirror. No bath mat on the... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'd read mixed reviews on Citybox. Location was great for main railway station & Oslo is small enough that everything is within walking distance. Room was clean & mirror image of room in photo on website. It was clean & functional, if a little tight for getting around the bottom of the bed to the other side of the room.... More

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Marlton, New Jersey
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380 reviews 380 reviews
79 hotel reviews
414 helpful votes 414 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Both my husband and I were impressed with this place. The room was clean and nice. WiFi was one of the best that we had on our trip. It was very fast with no problem logging on so my husband could work on business during our stay. There was also a computer in the lobby if you needed it. We... More

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Brussels
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tip for staying in Oslo for a weekend if you are looking for comfort, convenience and simplicity. Much less expensive than other hotels in the area and convenient location close to the station. Lots of young adults as guests, but quiet at night. Free Wifi, free use of water kettle in the common kitchen.

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi SorayaBE! Wow! Thanks for a terrific review of our hotel! "Clean, modern, convenient, inexpensive" are words that we love when used to describe us! We really appreciate all your kind words, and we will strive to continue to offer simple and modern solutions at an affordable rate! Hope to see you again! Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More

Panaji
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for a night on our way to Bergen. We had earlier contacted the hotel about a free upgrade advertised on their website but we didn't qualify for it as the offer was eligible only for bookings made through their website.They are were friendly and responded to our emails quite promptly. The room is tiny but clean, there... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi SushNam! Thank you so much for a thorough and great review of our hotel! Price is indeed one of our driving factors. Price & location are after all the driving factors for most hotels all over the world? We will never try to be a "destination hotel" for your travel, we believe in travelling to see the place you... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highs: Value-for-money, no-frills budget hotel... remember, Norway is one of the most expensive places in the world, so it's nice to find some affordable options. Really close to the Oslo central train station. Smacking new hotel & rooms, nice lobby to lounge around, clean sheets & decent sized toilet. You can check-in at one of those trendy check-in machines at... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi BipashaSarkar! Thanks for a thorough and great review of our hotel! We believed you quite well summarized most of our pros and cons. We try our best to let our guests know that we offer only the basics, yet with simple and modern solutions, and at a fair rate. By removing elements that make your hotel room more expensive,... More

Netanya, Israel
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is clean and quite. The location is also good, very close to the Oslo central station. The room is tiny, there is nothing except the single bed and shower with toilet. The hotel is running automatically, with no human touch or service. It's quite unusual and might be problematic if you have any kind of non-standard situation.

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi zarkor! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We are indeed a spartan hotel! Glad to hear that you liked our location and that found us to be quiet and clean! :) Should you encounter any challenges during your stay, there is always a Citybox Host available in the office in our lobby! Hope to see... More

San Francisco, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel, while well furnished in contemporary fixtures was unenjoyable and very annoying. I paid a very high price...more than two hhjundrit daallers per night. For a single. They were the final nights of my Norway trip and I was exhausted from hiking and kayaking in the Lofoten Islands. I just wanted some comfort and to rest and possibly watch... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi x1achilles! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We are really sad to hear that you did not find us to be worth the price you paid! We compare our rates to all our competitors every day, and we always try to offer a rate that is fair considering what rates other hotels offer. If you... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 nights and it was the cheapest price we found in an expensive city. If you want someone to hand you a key card or say hello when you walk in then go to a hotel at double or triple the cost. But this "hostel" is a perfect stay for anyone who wants to get up and go... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi iceanimal! Wow! Thanks for a fantastic review of our hotel! We think your review speaks volumes in itself, and has nothing else to add except that we really appreciate all your kind words! :) Thanks again, and hope you will visit us some other time! :) Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in by computer. I don't think this is cool or quirky, it's cheap, was my impression, the "hotel" is central, so location is good, well handy. The entrance and downstairs areas aren't very clean and tidy, so there is a distinct hostel feeling to the place. Rooms aren't cleaned daily and towels not replaced either, again this is cheap!... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Jim H! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We can understand your point on our check-in machines not being cool or quirky. What they do is freeing our Citybox Hosts to do other jobs, and in return saves us money - and makes your room cheaper. :) We're sorry to hear that you felt that... More

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Address: Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway
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Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
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Hotel Class:2 star — Citybox Oslo 2*
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Citybox is a modern economy hotel with low prices. Our rooms are cheap because we keep our running expenses down while still offering our guests what they really need: a simple and stylish room with a delicate bath, a comfortable bed, a good chair, a desk and a place for hanging your clothes. Wireless broadband is available free of charge throughout the hotel. Citybox combines simplicity with comfort and low prices. The hotel is located in the centre of Oslo, 5 minutes walking from Oslo S, train staion. If you want to spend your money on something other than a minibar and room service, then Citybox is the place for you. Oslo is full of bars. Why do you need one in your hotel room? ... more   less 
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