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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Storgata 55, Oslo 0182, Norway
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Ranked #12 of 33 Specialty Lodging in Oslo
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night between trains. I would not like to stay here for much longer than that. There are so many nicer places to stay around Oslo. But if you want a central accommodation cheap (I mean... cheap considering this is Norway...) for a rather short stay this hostel is fine. Positive: Central, good wifi, fairly cheap. Negative:... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to the reviewers! Having to read most of them, we came to this place prepared with towels and bed linens so we did not have to pay for them. We booked a twin room but we were given a spaciously big four-bedded room with tables and a kitchen. I cannot complain because the bathroom is very clean and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights when visiting Oslo. Was very happy when we checked in as it was a 4 bed room and we had asked for a twin. There was a table and kitchenette unit, however we didnt use them as you had to rent utensils and we didnt see the point of doing so when we were only... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel provides affordable but basic accommodation, but nothing more than that. I stayed in an 8 person ensuite dorm. The room which was a good size and comes with a self contained kitchen. However, It's difficult to use the kitchen with people wanting to go to bed and having to stump up a 200kr deposit to use any utensils.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 weeks, which sounds little crazy. Accommodation in Norway is extremely expensive so there was no choice for me and also it was quite a budget hostel. Good location, most of staffs offered cheerful service (seems one are not happy with her work though). But there were also something I wasn't satisfied with. Shared bath room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the nicer hostels I've stayed in - it's located in a convenient spot near the city center, natural history museum, and train station, has fairly reliable wifi throughout (including IN THE ROOMS, something I'm finding depressingly rare in hostels), comfortable beds. It's clean and the staff are nice, and they also take credit/debit cards (something else I don't... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We slept at Anker Hostel three nights. The location of the hotel is ok, 10 min. walk from the central station but in a bad neighborhood. The room are basic, with no place where to lay anything so it is a bit uncomfortable. We couldn't use the kitchen because it's in the room, and we found always people sleeping early... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The team working there were very friendly and the location of the hostel was really good. I think there could be more information made available for people to access and the facilities in the main lobby need a spruce up. But generally had a very enjoyable stay and will hopefully visit again some time

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read about the hostel where we intended to stay for one night, 3rd September 2014, before going north. No dining kitchen was available as we were told it closed at the end of August although we paid the same price as summer visitors. The hostel was very busy, why can't they open the dining kitchen, people still eat even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Prices are 240NOK (for 8 bedded dorm) to 290NOK (for 4 bedded dorm) Positives - Just 10mins walk from Oslo train station, tram station is just across the reception so connectovity is good - Close to Supermarkets Kiwi/Rimi - 24hrs reception and provides Beer (only for 35NOK) even after 8PM as Norway has a strange law that grocery marts can't... 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*
Number of rooms: 107
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