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Citybox Oslo

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Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway
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Hong Kong, China
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38 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small but clean room good for one night as a base to explore town. 5 to 10 mins walk to train station (to oslo airport). Good shower good heating Not cheap for a small room like this but this is the best we could find at this price range.

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was looking for a budget hotel option for one night on the way to a wedding 3 hours from Oslo. City box fits this criterion, and is also very conveniently located. It's about 5-10 minutes walk from Oslo's main train station (depending on your pace). Be aware, the hotel is basic and rooms are furnished in a minimalist style.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great concept which allows for self catering which is handy in Oslo as eating out is very expensive. City Box is within walking distance of central station, the waterfront and cafes. Very clean with comfortable beds.

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Thank scm454
OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi scm454! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept! Also really fun that you enjoyed our location, and found us to be "very clean with comfortable beds". Thanks again for your recommendation, and we do hope to see you again! Best wishes,... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is very central to everything. Very clean and spacious. Self-service check in and check out. In theory the self-service is a great idea but having a member of staff greet you- can't be beaten! Just felt very impersonal. Very clean rooms. Excellent value for money.

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Thank 123Pinky123
OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi 123Pinky123! Thank you for your review of our hotel! Nice to read that you found us to be "central, very clean and spacious". While we understand your point of personal service, we have reduced, adjusted and remove on many elements from a normal hotel to reduce our costs - just so we are able to offer what you call... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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110 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Short walk from Central Station. Central location. I liked the automated check in and check out. There were several kiosks and that meant no waiting. The rooms were clean and comfortable and great for sleeping. You can open a window for fresh air. The bathroom was just fine with good water pressure in the shower and you could fold the... More 

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Thank MNSQ575
OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi MNSQ575! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We are just flattered to read such kind and great words from someone who obviously appreciate and understand our concept. We do our best to offer a simple and modern solution at what we consider to be a fair price, and therefore we love it when our guests repeat... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is located in the quite zone within 5 min to central station and shopping district, there is an elevator in the building which make me easy to carry the luggage. 24 hours self check in kiosk may struggle a bit but there is always a help button on the right side of the wall if you need any... More 

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Thank CKW1979
OsloCitybox, Daglig leder at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi CKW1979! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept! Why watch a TV when you can stream whatever you want to your own device? :) We do our best to offer a simple and modern solution at what we consider to be... More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in two similarly priced hotels in Oslo, would recommend the other over this although CityBox is by no means a bad option. Personally not keen on how impersonal the automated check in etc is but it works fine and is simple. The room was basic but clean. The bed was large and comfy and a proper double (not two... More 

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OsloCitybox, Daglig leder at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Emma C! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept. While we can understand the advantage of beeing greeted by a human, we also understand that most of our guests prefer low prices! :) Thanks again for your recommendation, and we do... More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would describe Citybox as somewhere between a hotel and a hostel. It's all totally automated there's little to no interaction with staff unless you have a problem or query. The rooms were very comfortable and a lot larger than we expected for what we were paying. Citybox is very cheap compared to other hotels we looked at in Oslo... More 

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Thank Orla B
OsloCitybox, Daglig leder at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Orla B! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We totally agree that we are somewhere between a hotel and a hostel, and one of the major differences is that we offer a private room with a private bath. Really fun to read that you felt our rooms were larger than expected, and that you were... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was excellent, very simple but ideal for using as a base to explore Oslo and the surrounds as near to train station as well as all major sights in the city. Really liked the simplicity of check in and out

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Thank steveairey
OsloCitybox, Daglig leder at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi steveairey! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept! Thank you so much for all your kind words and a fantastic recommendation! We hope to see you again! Best wishes, Citybox Oslo More 

Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stay here for 2 transit night and it's very nice. Clean and heated bathroom, stylish room design, quiet/clean room, balcony, coffee machine, large lounge tv area, helpful staff, super close to central station, Karl Johans gate shopping street and walkable to many attractions. Checking in/out are automated but if you need help, there's always staff around to help.

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Thank fakenylon
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi fakenylon! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! We are just flattered to read all your kind words, and we are proud and happy that we could serve as a base for your visit to Oslo! Also cool that our staff could provide the help you needed when called upon! Most of all we appreciate that... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Citybox is a modern economy hotel with low prices. Our rooms are cheap because we keep our running expenses down while still offering our guests what they really need: a simple and stylish room with a delicate bath, a comfortable bed, a good chair, a desk and a place for hanging your clothes. Wireless broadband is available free of charge throughout the hotel. Citybox combines simplicity with comfort and low prices. The hotel is located in the centre of Oslo, 5 minutes walking from Oslo S, train staion. If you want to spend your money on something other than a minibar and room service, then Citybox is the place for you. Oslo is full of bars. Why do you need one in your hotel room? We recently teamed up with a cafe that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner for all our guests, and also provides a 10% discount for our guests. In addition they also cater to our meeting rooms. The cafe has a direct entrance from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Citybox Oslo

Address: Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: $76 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Citybox Oslo 3*
Number of rooms: 216
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Oslo
#12 Business Hotel in Oslo
#18 Romantic Hotel in Oslo
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