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Citybox Oslo

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Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Citybox is automated as much as possible, I didn't see one member of staff during my stay. You arrive and you put your booking number into the self service machine in the lobby, then it will ask for your card payment, once paid it will dispense a room card and print off all the standard info for you (wifi password... More 

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Seoul
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38 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for two nights to explore Oslo, and wasn't disappointed. I booked a double room just as it was just me and after reading other reviews about the size of the single rooms. The double had plenty of space and was on the 6th floor of the A building. I was able to check in early as my... More 

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Thank MartinPup16
OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi MartinPup16! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We are just flattered by all your kind words! Glad you liked our check-in / check-out solution. Even though many of our guests still needs our help, about 75% manage the process all on their own. This of course enables us to do other things, and that makes our... More 

Scotland
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a budget hotel. However whilst there are no frills what you get is perfect for the job. We did not hear other guests, the shower was strong, the bed was comfortable and the staff easy to find and helpful.

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Thank gingernutScotland
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi gingernutScotland! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We totally agree that we are a budget hotel! Glad to see that you found our "no frills" solutions to be "perfect for the job". And even though we minimize the number of staff, they are always there to help when they are needed! Thanks again for your... More 

Droitwich, England, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is an upmarket youth hostel in my opinion, it's not bad and suited what we needed it for but if you are planning on a long city break may not fit your needs, in saying that though some of the reviews I read stated it was really small rooms, this was not my experience we had plenty of... More 

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Thank Lisa H
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Lisa H! Thank you for your review of our hotel! We also believe that we operate somwhere between a hostel and a hotel! Glad that you found our rooms to be "exceptionally clean" and spacious. Thank you for echoing our sentiment of "value for money". We are indeed different, and with lots of creative cost effective solutions we still... More 

Eversley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great hotel for the price, very basic inside but has what is needed and in a great location. Doesn't matter which way you walk you'll find yourself surrounded by restaurants and shops etc, and only a few mins from the station. Would stay here again if I returned to Oslo

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Thank happywifehappylife84
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi happywifehappylife84! (<-- Cool nickname!) Thank you for a great review of our hotel! Seems like you understand what we are trying to do here! We are indeed a simple and basic hotel, but we still do try offer a really good deal - and nothing pleases us more than when our guests finds us to offer just that! We... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very close walking distance to rail station, cheap price, comfy bed, free WiFi, good food in the restaurant downstairs. Had everything we needed, and we saved a lot of money by staying at this hotel. A lot of places to eat nearby.

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Thank Michelle D
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Michelle D! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! Really appreciate all your kind words, and are glad to see that you found better places to spend most of your money than on a hotel! :) Thanks again for a fantastic recommendation, and we do hope to see you again! Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More 

Malmo, Sweden
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

CityBox is really good value for money, with clean and comfortable rooms and a central location. That being said, I found that our room became very warm with no way to adjust the temperature, and the windows weren't able to be opened. As others have said, the non-manned check-in area is slightly problematic, as it draws large crowds of people... More 

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Thank wherespoochie
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi wherespoochie! Thank you for your review of our hotel! Too bad that you felt your room was a bit warm, and that you were not able to open the window. In fact all our windows do open, so we just wish you would have contacted us so that we could have helped! We do our best to control all... More 

Amelia Island, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent location to rail station, downtown, & walk to the waterfront. We were surprised to find the location staffed as we thought the self check-in meant no actual people. The staff were very friendly & helpful. A restaurant was in the adjacent lobby that provided not only a great breakfast but was open for wine in the evenings.

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Thank Christine P
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Christine P! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seem to understand and appreciate our concept! Also really nice to read that you enjoyed the the restaurant that we have teamed up with! Thanks again for a fantastic recommendation, and we do hope to see you again! Best wishes,... More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a great location, New and cleaned but unfortunaly, without 24 hours open reception, it has a poor Control and not safe during the night, The hotel guests can open the Main door by Electronic card and invite to enter many People as they like.......Especially on saturday night, can invite many People in the rooms, make party... More 

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Thank c t
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi c t! Thank you for your review of our hotel! So glad to read that you enjoyed our location! We are disappointed to read that you felt that we do not have control during the night, but we must also state that we disagree on this point. We feel that our safety routines actually is safer than most other... More 

Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is perfect for a business traveler. Perfect as long as you are aware of what you're getting. Very close to the train stain and shopping. Great for one night. Pluses: comfy bed good pillow towels ok Good shower plenty of outlets location wifi cafe vending station Minuses: no tv only one pillow only one towel had to ask... More 

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OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi kmkm! Thank you for a great review of our hotel! So glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, and found us to offer just what was on the tin. We really try to be honest in our marketing, and not to oversell our product, but rather have our guests be pleasantly surprised! PS If you need... More 

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