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Scandic Oslo City

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Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Location in very city centre with access to public transport is nice plus. Room was clean and nice view to the bustling street but still not noisy. Breakfast was good and abundant like in all Scandic hotels. At hotel bar tasty beer from local brewery was offered. Taste was good snd price high like ii used to be in Norway....

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Junksu Tahnk you for tis very nice review of Scandic Oslo City. I am happy you enjoyed your stay here with us, and we all hope to see you again very soon. Have a great week. All the best Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Manchester, UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The locations of the hotel is great - a very easy walk from the train station and right in the heart of Oslo - and has a pretty good breakfast set up. But it has too many downsides to warrant further recommendation. My room was so small that it was barely functional and the noise from the building site over...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for staying at Scandic Oslo City during your stay in Oslo. I am sorry noise kept you awake during the night. The building site should not make any noice during the night, and we will contact the peolpe in charge. This is, I am affraid out of ourr hands, but we can file a log with them....

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I forgot a pair of trousers in the room. I have called the same day the reception to alert them and ask them if they could kindly collect the trouser and give them to a colleague who was still in Oslo. The receptionist promised to call back. She never did. They did not contact the house keepers who cleaned the...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to give us this feedback. I am sorry that there has been som misunderstanding regarding your lost and found. We have a lot of lost and found every day so we have a good system for this, but there seems to not have worked here this time. We are sorry about this. Please...

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is extremely nicely located just across the central railway station, close to the amazing Opera building, and short distance from the sights. Liked the breakfast a lot, and benefited from it being served already at 6:30 - my train left at 7:02.

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello ristosan Thank you so much for this very nice review. I hope the rest of yor stay in Oslo was a good one. From me and all the team we hope to see you again very soon. Welcome All the best Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Bergamo, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect location for being in the heart of Oslo. The hotel is small but clean and full of amenities. Wifi works very well and there is a fitness center and a sauna. I recommend also the breakfast room very wide selection of food!

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Thank you so much for staying with us this past week. I am happy to hear you had a great stay! Please come and see us again. Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Scandic Oslo City for a single night on one of my business trips. This was my first stay with this particular hotel and I had booked a standard room. When checking in to my room I noticed the room had windows facing the streets outside. The sound insulation in the windows was so poor one would...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Rune H Thank you for staying with us this past week. I really hope the stay was great and it sounds like you enjoyed the location and the breakfast. We hope to see you again very soon. Alle the best Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's definitely a student, backpacker style budget hotel, and in an expensive country - confusing. The location is great, and that's about all. Check-In process was slow and laboured. Rooms are old, tatty, and very basic - soap dispenser basic! It is impossible to set the room temperature and even basics such as bottled water are at extra cost. Beds...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Les B Thank you for staying with us here at Scandic Oslo City. We are always happy to hear from our guests. As you probably are not aware of we are an environmentally friendly hotel and strive to make as little footprint as possible. This is why all of the Scandic hotels in Europe, including us do not have...

Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

This hotel is so old fashioned with tired rooms.. Breakfast and reception are ok. The room is very dated and the heating sounds like a waterfall stopping you sleep. The single bed is very small. What hotel in 2017 only has twin or single beds for 140 euro a night? Worst thing the bathroom. Broken tiles, no plug and mould...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay here at Scandic Oslo City. We are always happy to hear feedback from our guests. I am sorry you did not have a great stay here with us. We have all sizes in beds and roomtypes from twin beds to kingsize. Please see our website to...

Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Bathroom with under floor heating -- I can count on one hand any hotels in norway who has it, but this hotel has! Towels with hanging loops - the same goes here. Room fits enough for luggage for two, even in the smallest rooms. Firm beds, can open window, good TV and curtains who actualy covers the whole window. No...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Thank you so much for this great review of Scandic Oslo City. I am happy to hear you had a great stay with us, and we hope to see you again very soon. Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Bodø, Norway
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This hotel was ok, but nothing more. The room was pretty small, although clean and my backside room was nicely quiet. The bathroom was terrible small. Medium hotel, although the price indicated higher quality.

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for staying at Scandic Oslo City during your stay in Oslo. We hope the stay was good, and please make sure to check out our website to book a larger room nex time to avoid dissapointment regarding the size. Hope to see you again very soon. All the best Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay close to shopping, nightlife and restaurants. Take the tram to the park Vigelandsparken, or go for a walk along Karl Johan. Enjoy a productive workday in our modern conference centre, and enjoy a meal in the restaurant after a busy day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Oslo City

Address: Europaraadets Plass 1 | Scandic Oslo City, Oslo 0154, Norway (Formerly Rica Oslo Hotel)
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: $132 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Oslo City 3.5*
Number of rooms: 175
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Also Known As:
Rica Hotel Oslo
Oslo Rica Hotel
Hotel Style:
#22 Family Hotel in Oslo
#32 Business Hotel in Oslo
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“One of our group had a room in the front of the Hotel which proved to be quite noisy during the night.”
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“good location near the train station”
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“Lots of beggers around train station. American tourists need to pay attention to your valuables walking outside the hotel.”
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