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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time I had used an hotel without a reception desk. The automated check in at the hotel was quick and it was possible to pay for rooms seperately. My room was clean and functional. As things can be expensive in Oslo, a cheap hotel such as City Box can be a very useful which leaves more... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi ian m! Thanks for a great review of our hotel! Nice to hear that your first experience without a traditional front desk left you unscattered. We belive that this is the future, and that you probably will encounter even more of them! :) You seem to get our idea of making the most of your stay in Oslo, why... More

Manchester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on the 19th September - 21st September. The location is perfect,a ten minute walk from the train station. On the outside of the building it does not look like much but inside it is very clean and modern. The check in process was excellent, this was all done through an electronic machine it was... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi James F! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! So glad to hear that you liked our location and our check in/check out terminals. We do indeed only offer the basics, but our concept is based on that we still have everything that you need. Nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Oslo, and that... More

ottawa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Citybox Oslo the night before our Transatlantic cruise. Absolutely brilliant concept. The room is tiny, but new, clean and functional. Bed was comfortable, bathroom was spacious and gleaming. It didn't have what you would expect even in a roadside motel, like a phone, t.v. or dresser; there were small night tables beside the bed, and a plank attached... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi travelmench! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just love to hear from guests that seem to like and understand our concept! We never try to compare ourselves with any 5 star hotels, but to hear you say that we are like a "5 star hotel that offers only the essentials" is nothing short of inspiring... More

København, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for sumptuous surroundings or a cozy personal place, don't stay at Citybox Oslo. But if you're looking for a clean and centrally located place and don't need much more than a bed, internet and a bathroom, do choose Citybox! Situated next to the central train station (yet in a quiet street), it is within walking distance from... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Flensted! Thank you so much for a nice review of our hotel! We try our best to offer a simple and modern solution that gives true value for money, and we are glad to see that you like our concept. Our hotel can be a great starting point for exploring the great city of Oslo. We always try to... More

Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our jet lag recovery center. Clean, comfortable bed, and quiet (as long as the window was closed. Close to the train station and great coffee around the corner. The central stairs are amazing, with the stained glass windows, looks original to the building.

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Roger B! Thank you for a great review of our hotel! So glad to hear that we could offer what you needed to recover from your jetlag! The windows you mentioned are indeed originals from way back, almost too bad that most people prefer the elevator and therefore never get to see them! :) Hope to see you again!... More

San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the family room at the Citybox, and overall had a great experience. Room was clean, exactly the setup we needed, and close to everything we wanted to visit and go to. Great location convenient to train station (which takes you direct to the airport), so we were able to go directly from the airport to the train, then... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi TimCA95050! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! So great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! You are right in pointing out that there is an adult shop not far from the hotel, we don't really find that problematic, but we understand that some people do. Luckily it looks like they are moving... More

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed at City box oslo for four nights. Can not fault it. Brilliant location comfy bed fantastic shower. The coffee shop on the corner of the street is great for breakfast. We had no problems with the check in system

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Elaine G! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! Your kind words inspire us to do even better in the future! Thanks again for recommending us! Hope to see you again! Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More

New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great, I'll give them that. But staying at this place is like getting a private room in a hostel. I would say it's basic, but I think it's below that. The little staff they have is rude and difficult to find. They have a common living/dining area with vending machines. There is no restaurant. The place is... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi mtcnyc34! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We are sorry to hear about your experience at our hotel. And even more sorry to hear that you felt our staff were rude, and that you were not happy with the cleaning at our hotel. Could you please contact us directly at oslo@citybox.no so we could learn... More

Norway
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96 reviews 96 reviews
51 hotel reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I'm impressed. Brand new, top modern, as central as it gets, at an unbeatable price! It's a do-it-youself-hotel. You do the check-in yourself, pay, get the key, and that's it. If needed, there is a person there, a host, but the idea is keep the costs down, which benefits us - the guests. The room was actually quite good. Not... More

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Leon043! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! You seem like you totally understand what we are trying to do here! We are just humbled and inspired to read you feedback! Thanks again for all your kind words! Hope to see you again! Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Modern, clean hotel very close to the centre (only two streets back from Karl Johan and a ten minute walk to the quayside). Comfy bed, powerful hot shower and good value for money. Definitely recommend for a long weekend.

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi mmain! Thank you so much for a great review of our hotel! Really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you are recommending us to other Tripadvisor-users!! Hope to see you again! 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
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Hotel Class:2 star — Citybox Oslo 2*
Number of rooms: 115
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