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Anker Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Storgata 55, Oslo 0182, Norway
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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84 reviews 84 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first stay at a host and it was an okay experience. The desk clerk was nice but there was a charge for sheets and towel. I was in a room with 8 young ladies. They were very nice but hard to sleep due to fact we all arrived at different times in the late evening making for... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a one night layover in Oslo on the way to Iceland so I decided to stay in the city center at the Anker Hostel. It is fairly close to the train station, the waterfront, and Karl Johans Gate-one of the main shopping streets. I know Scandinavia is expensive, but I expected a bit more value for my money.... More

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't really a hostel. Plus points for being cheap (260 NOK = 31.65 EUR) Minus points for kitchens in the rooms, showers being the same room as the bathroom, which gets everything wet and muggy, weird, non-hostel-like guests, unfriendly and direct staff.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They make mistakes with the names and get you out of your bed in the middle of the night. Rats in the nearby area. Toilets are full of dirt and mistreated. Personnel working there are unpleasant and unhelpful. Rooms are really smelly.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is one of the cheapest accomodation solutions in Oslo. My friends and I booked 4 beds in the 25 people dorm (yes TWENTY FIVE!) last November. The hostel itself is very modern and clean. The white corridors might give you a "hospital" feeling, but for the price offered, I'd rather that than a dirty place. Kitchen is very... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very efficient although very impersonal and not always very friendly reception staff (except for one of the guys). Through our emails I knew about extra cost for linen so decided to bring that. I also knew from Tripadvisor reviews that there were junkies in the street so expectations weren't high. The short distance from both the city and Grunlokka are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't like this hostel very much. They charge you through the nose for bed linen, and the walk from the station to the hostel is really not very pleasant at all. My first impression of Oslo was that of a dirty, smelly, unsafe city, and that was mainly because of this hostel. The corridor as well was very smelly,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oslo is very expensive, so if you are looking for a budget hostel, that is a good choice. We had a twin room with bathroom inside. The good thing is that you have a fridge, but you need to hire bed linen for 50 k each person, of course breakfast is not included and the room is not so clean.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were fairly clean and the shower area was clean, although weirdly right on top of the toilet. The prices were cheap as far as Norway goes, and was filled with very friendly people. Nobody waw more friendly than Frijda(spelling), the great receptionist that checked us in early so we could go to the festival, and sat talking to us... More

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Grunau im Almtal, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well... not really cheap, but cheap in Norway thinking. As Oslo claims to be the most expensive town in the world (at least it feels like it), it's good value here. You have to pay extra for sheets, rooms are okay. Nothing special, normal hostel conditions. Be aware to park your car about half past 3 in front of the... More

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Address: Storgata 55, Oslo 0182, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Anker Hostel 2*
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