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Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a few days here on Aug 2016 and enjoyed the property while there - the rooms are quite basic and feature good showers and Tv. There are included meals and snack times and the hotel is a quiet sleeping environment. There is no AC but the night air is cool with the windows open. Bring your own toiletries as... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'd love to give this property a higher review but there are certain things that keep it from being a top notch hotel. On the plus side, the location is beautiful and a healthy walk/short tram ride from the central city. There's a full breakfast buffet along with an evening supper buffet -- this was a nice touch as we... More 

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Seville, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel tanquilo and wonderful. small rooms, would have to renew old hairdryer no ameties. Basic room. Breakfast pretty completo.El spectacular building and the area very good houses. You arrive walk to the center or harbor in 20 minutes. The detail dinner does distinguished from the rest of the hotels I know. Return without hesitation

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Wilhelm H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus, responded to this review

Dear amarti_200180, Thanks for such a great review. We love hearing from happy guests and we hope to see you again very soon. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly prior to your next arrival so that we can ensure it is as wonderful as the last one. wilhelm.hartwig@choice.no All the best Wilhelm Hartwig General Manager More 

Olympia, Washington
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in well kept older buildings. About 20 minutes walk to city center but less than 5 minutes to tram or bus. Buffet breakfast and dinner are not as interesting or well prepared as at sister hotel in Stavanger. Very inviting reception areas for reading, relaxing. A quiet, safe, attractive neighborhood. Would stay there again without hesitation.

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Wilhelm H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus, responded to this review

Dear Dewey F, Thanks for such a great review and thank you for taking the time to share it with us and the TripAdvisor community. I am sorry to hear that we didn't quite manage to exceed your expectations with our complimentary light evening meal this time, but it's great to hear that one of our sister hotels made it... More 

Alesund, Norway
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there a few times and it never fails me! Great location outside of tourist and noise in "fancy" Frogner. And only 10 minutes walk from the main street. The best part is quite location, for a quality sleep! Slightly dated rooms, but very clean. Comfy bad. Helpful staff. Good diner and breakfast. This is my go-to hotel when I´m... More 

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Wilhelm H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus, responded to this review

Dear Palvin, Many thanks for this great and uplifting feedback from your most recent stay with us. We hope to see you again soon! All the best Wilhelm Hartwig General Manager More 

Schiffdorf
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our best stays in Norway. You can relax and have a great location within this wonderful city. Breakfast offers great choices, even alternative ones 😉. Very friendly staff, too. Easy parking. And lots of cozy corners where you can sit and read around the hotel.

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Wilhelm H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus, responded to this review

Dear Uta B, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us and the Trip Advisor community. Reviews like yours truly put a smile on our faces. I am overjoyed to hear that you had a wonderful experience with us and enjoyed every moment of your stay.Please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly prior... More 

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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can easily tell that this hotel is in an old building: the rooms really smells like a very old house. There is no A/C making it unacceptable warm. The elevator is probably the smallest I ever have seen. In some of the Clarion hotels they offer you a free supper buffet. A good idea if you don't want to... More 

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Wilhelm H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus, responded to this review

Dear Rh05, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I would first like to personally apologize for your less than perfect experience with us. There is never an excuse for guest dissatisfaction, and this is certainly not indicative of the guest experiences we endeavor to provide for our guests. If you have a moment to speak with... More 

New York City
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would second what others have said as in my title. The most amazing thing is that the rooms are a reasonable price AND INCLUDED are breakfast and dinner buffets, tea and coffee and hot chocolate from the machine basically whenever you want it, and waffles in the afternoon if you are there for them before they run out. I... More 

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Wilhelm H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus, responded to this review

Dear LeahRachel, I love to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus. Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful and comprehensive review with us. It is a true pleasure to know that you were content with your choice of hotel in Oslo. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me... More 

Bad Homburg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Nice Hotel near the city-Center will good Service. We enjoyed our stay for just one night on a stop-over in Oslo. Good breakfast and evening-meal with choice of different food. Quiet rooms for the night.

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Wilhelm H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus, responded to this review

Dear T9837SVthomasm, I am happy to hear your experience at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus was good. Thank you for taking the time to share it with us. We would love to see you again soon. Please feel free to contact me directly prior to your next arrival, in case you should have any inqueries. wilhelm.hartwig@choice.no All the best Wilhelm Hartwig... More 

B'more
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60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is clean, quiet, and well-run, with courteous staff and a nice breakfast buffet. An easy tram ride or walk from the city center, it is also quite close to some excellent restaurants, so that exhausted museum-goers can enjoy fine dining after a nap, if they don't want to dine in the hotel. The only downside for me was... More 

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Wilhelm H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus, responded to this review

Dear ct3inmd, Thank you so much for your review; we are thrilled to hear your time spent at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus was memorable. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best Wilhelm Hartwig General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A stay at Hotel Gabelshus offers a deep dive into the culture and history of Oslo. The interior is composed of historical details and fantastic paintings. Being in the heart of an elegant residential area and in walking distance from Vigelandsparken, Aker Brygge and the Royal castle you are guaranteed an exciting stay in Oslo.The hotel offers tasty meals in a charming atmosphere with access to our popular terrace for outside dining. Enjoy your breakfast or complimentary evening meal surrounded by murals reflecting the history of the area. The special atmosphere of the dining room and lounges around has been a background of various fashion shoots.Hotel Gabelshus offers a range of salons with a relaxing atmosphere- the hotel library has a dignified style where you can relax with a book, watch TV or enjoy a glass of wine. The so- called fireplace room is furnished with antique furniture and calming colors offering relaxation in comfortable armchairs in front of the open fireplace.Hotel Gabelshus has a long and exciting history. The mansion was erected in 1912 and was originally a lodging house. The three first managers and owners were women, one more special than the other. Miss Sommerfeldt who ran it from 1933-45 lived herself in the building with her two parrots that had free access to anywhere in the building. She ran the place in a caring and authoritative manner at daytime and used to relax with her guests smoking a pipe in the evening. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus

Address: Gabels gate 16, Oslo 0272, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: $130 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus 3.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Clarion Collection Gabelshus Hotel Oslo
Clarion Collection Oslo
Clarion Oslo
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Oslo
#16 Business Hotel in Oslo
#21 Family Hotel in Oslo
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