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Citybox Oslo

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway (Sentrum)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Canberra, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Citybox Oslo Convenient If you are looking for a well priced hotel close to the railway station and you don’t need the services of a front desk – this is for you. Check in is via a machine that issues you with keys and wifi details. Very cool. The room was basic but great. Excellent bathroom and Hooray!! A soft... More

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Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great value for money, never expect such good quality with this budget price in Norway. The hotel is located in town centre where you can reach the shopping area and train station in few minute walk. You can check-in and out by yourself at the kiosk at entrance, or you can seek help from very friendly and helpful staff by... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Carrie L! Wow! Another review with a full score, thank you so much!! Thanks also for repeating our mantra of "great value for money"! We try our best to offer a simple and modern solution with true value for money, and we are glad to see that you agree! Also nice to hear that our Citybox Host could assist... More

Dana Point, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't stay here for the price although you can't beat the price $115 in Oslo is amazing. We stayed because we were intrigued by the hotel model. It is virtually people free. You make reservation online, check in via a kiosk and room card is printed at kiosk. Everything is self serve. The hotel is super simple and a... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Jamie W! Thanks for a really great review of our hotel! Really fun to see some guests are willing to try us out for our concept and not just our price! We try our best to offer a simple, modern and affordable solution that offers true value for money, and we really appreciate that you seem to enjoy our... More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel - VERY clean and tidy, we were very impressed with our room after spending 6 weeks travelling around Europe and staying in some very average accommodation. Clean, basic and modern. Would most definitely stay again and would highly recommend. 2 minutes walk to train station and not even 5 minutes walk into the city centre, very centrally located.... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi PandL27! Wow! During the last 5 days we actually got 3 out 4 reviews with a top score! We are just humble and really glad to hear from guests that seem to like and enjoy our concept!! Thanks again for recommending us, and we really hope to see you again! Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More

St. Petersburg, Russia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just 500 m from the Central Railway Station, the hotel is in the best position for an explorer of Oslo. Please note the check-in/out machine which is the only way you can get to the hotel at night time. If arriving in the morning and paying cash you can just call for an administrator who would check you in... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Olga C! Thank you so much for your review on our hotel! Glad you liked our location! But you are actually wrong in saying that the only way to check in/out is by the machine. We are staffed 24 hours, and are always ready to help! :) Really appreciate that you found our rate to be fair compared to... More

Hobart, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
20 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a great little hotel, maximising value for money by utilising self service check in and out yet still providing spacious rooms of good quality. we were kept awake by the pedestrian lights beeping and local party goers on the street below until we realised oine window was open a bit. once we closed it the noise was much... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Juliaguliadavies! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! So glad to hear that you seemed to like and enjoy your concept! As in all city centers there might be some noise, that is the price you pay to have such a great location, but nice to hear that you weren't to bothered by it when... More

Sydney, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
50 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5-8 minutes walk to the Oslo Central station. Very central location. It is a good hotel for one or two nights stay. The room we stayed was small (we booked the smallest room for two people) but clean and comfortable. It was cheap for Norway, we paid 600 NOK for a night. No breakfast but it was fine as we... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi pekopoko! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! So glad to hear that you found us to be value for money! We try our best to offer simple and modern solutions at an affordable rate! Hope to see you again! Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were basically no people here, except the people you saw cleaning the rooms. You check in with a kiosk which is very easy as long as you have your confirmation code. You also check out with a kiosk. You need your key to get in the building and to use the elevator. They have vending machines, a computer and... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Jenny H! Thanks for a great review of our hotel! So glad to that you found us to be very nice for a budget hotel! Actually there is always a Citybox Host available at the hotel, but it sounds like you managed your stay all alone! :) Strange that there was no shampoo in your room? Did you notice... More

Newtown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location if you're travelling by train as it's just an easy few blocks from the station, and just 1 block off of the main pedestrian thoroughfare, Karl Johansgate. There is not much else on Prinsensgate itself but there is a small (though somewhat pricey, but what isn't in Norway?) coffee shop on the corner if you're walking toward the... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Kendra_J! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! So glad that you liked our location! But when you are staying in the city center, there will always be some noise, but for those who are sensitive to noise we recommend requesting a room facing our backyard. :) Glad that our Citybox Host could help with... More

Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night 6/30/14. Easy walk from the train/bus station - less than 5 minutes and easily located. Checkin was a bit spotty - the machine did not print out a receipt and I promptly forgot my room number. Fortunately the attendant was easily found (using phone by checkin machine) and able to quickly solve issue. Room was exactly as... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi coronella! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! So glad to hear that you enjoyd your stay, and that you found us to be value for money. We have chosen to upgrade our WIFI in stead of offering TV's, that way you can stream whatever you prefer to your smartphone or laptop. Thanks again for... 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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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in Oslo #18 Romantic Hotel in Oslo
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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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