Although the Anker Hostel was clean and the rooms had their own bathroom and kitchen, the atmosphere of the hostel was very boring and empty. The common area was comprised only of sofas and coffee tables, which was not very conducive to mingling or meeting people. There were no decorations and virtually no character to the place, which made it feel like a cheap hotel as opposed to a hostel. You have to pay for your linen as well, but I would recommend skipping that, as each bed still has a warm blanket that is sufficient. The prices were decent for Oslo (about 220-240NOK/night), but still a bit pricey for this hostel. Also, the staff members were very dry and reserved - no character or enthusiasm in any of them (much like the building itself).
Anker Hostel is sufficient if you strictly need a bed and bathroom - but if you're looking to meet people and stay in a fun environment, find some place else.
- Also Known As:
- Anker Hotel Oslo
- Anker Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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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