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Anker Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Storgata 55, Oslo 0182, Norway
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Ranked #13 of 31 Specialty lodging in Oslo
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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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Lodz, Poland
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147 reviews 147 reviews
56 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

you pay qite a lot and get very little. no breakfast, not even bedding or towels are included in the price. it is quite far from the station. common area is in fact just a lobby-main hall always overcrowded and loud. staff is ok. rooms can be noisy if the windows face the street (there are trams going on the... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Anker Hostel is basically a decent, no-frills hostel. You get everything you need, although the (in my experience) fairly standard hostel rule of either bring your own bedding/towel (or rent ours) applies. Positives: - The price. Given that Oslo (and, seemingly, Norway in general) is extortionately expensive, this hostel is incredibly well-priced. - Tiny kitchen in the room! Wasn't planning... More

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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79 reviews 79 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is located in a street really close to the center of the city, so it's possible to visit Oslo just by walking. The price is not that high to be in Norway. However I stayed in a 8 beds dormitory: the room, the bathroom and the beds were really dirty. There was a small kitchen but without pots,... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reviews for Anker Hostel differ wildly on Trip Advisor and on HostelWorld. In my opinion, this hostel is good if you tip up in the evening, go straight to sleep, get out early, and try not to open your eyes much in the meantime. The hostel is situated in a threatening and unpleasant district of Oslo - its location doesn't... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Anker Hostel for two nights in an 8 bed dorm. It was easy to find although as a female solo traveller arriving in the evening, the walk from the train station felt a bit dodgy so I'd recommend trying to arrive during the day. The reception staff were friendly but the room was small and crowded. As... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oslo is expensive, so we booked a double room here. We were giving a room with four bunk beds....but the only ones there, so we had LOTS of room. It is very basic in that there are not any dishes or cooking utensils in the kitchen. Not even a glass to have a drink of water !! Close to walk... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

There was a small kitchenette in the room, but not a single pot or even kettle to cook with - pots (not kettles; we tried to borrow a kettle and were rudely told we couldn't) apparently could be borrowed at the lobby, but the staff were so unfriendly we did not bother. No central kitchen available except during certain months... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Was there a while ago with friends, and we were really glad to see that this one was a really nice hotel, at a really reasonable prices, considering that it's located just a few minutes from town! We couldn't be happier to have found this amazing good value hotel. The room were we stayed was really clean, big (we were... More

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stayed for a night in an eight-bed dorm room but with only two guests. The room was clean and basic. Bring your own towel and linen if you don't want to pay extra. An affordable alternative for very pricey Oslo.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

It was very nice and clean staying and also very cheap accomodation in Oslo It is good for young people who are travelling from one place to another and are looking for some place to overnight stay rather than some luxury hotel.

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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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Anker Hostel is a modern hostel situated in the center of Oslo.8 minutes walking distance from Oslo central station. ... more   less 
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