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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was very easy to use the automated check-in and enjoyed the way communal areas are very relaxed and with plenty of available seats. Liked the book sharing idea too and communal 'mini kitchen' area plus TVs. Very informal and homey. There are always one or two staff on hand in the office if you have a query, but they...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Worst hotel stay in a very long time. Started off with automated check in machines that didn't work properly. The room is very basic. This is like the low cost airline of hotels. No shampoo, conditioner and soap, just one liquid that's supposed to be everything. No TV, no hair dryer, no wardrobes, etc. Super basic. The worst thing about...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A good place to stay for a short time, those who save money and who like convenience and simplicity. Only a few minutes walk to the center and other attraction.Great price and cozy atmosphere.Very kind and helpful suff.

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Amberrg! Thank you for your short but kind review of our hotel! Nice to read that you enjoyed your visit, and found us to be convenient abd simpel! Also cool that our human staff could provide you with the help you needed! Most of all we appreciate that you found our price to be "great" - we do our...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, very easy walking distance to the train station, opera house, harbor walk, main pedestrian areas, tram/bus lines, you name it! When we visited, most shops/restaurants were closed for the holidays, but had they been open, we would have had our choice of food within a block in any direction. Also, the restaurant connected to the hotel was great...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi GoBlueTeacher! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! Too bad that most of the shops and restaurants were closed during the holidays. Oslo actually is a completely different city during that time - as so many of us go home for Christmas. Even thought it might be a bit more quiet than usual, it is also really...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good hotel for reasonable price! It is located in the centre. Short walk from Central Station. Checking in is automated and easy! Fun modern decoration and free WiFi. Room is small but clean. Go and check it out 😉

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Marco V! Thank you for your kind review of our hotel! Glad to read that you enjoyed our location, and found the checking in and out to be easy to use! While we do agree that some of our rooms are small, and in particular the rooms that are categorized as "small", it is only a small fee to...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place on a rainy day and at first wondered if it was a public cafe. People came and went with camera equipment etc and we stopped just short of walking out. I'm glad we didn't as the food was lovely. Beet soup and salad along with a carrot cake was amazing. Highly recommend this place.

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Graciegeorge! Thank you for your feedback! It seems like you have given a review on our food & beverages partner? But we are still really glad to read that you liked them! "Rent Mel" is an organic pizzeria and bakery with direct entrance from our hotel. After 11:00 all hotel guests also receive a 10% discount at their place!...

Haacht, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights. Very close to the train station (so even with some luggage it'n no trouble to get to the hotel) and super close to the city center. The price for a room in an expensive city as Oslo is very good because there is no staff, no mini-bar, no daily cleaning, no daily towel change....

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi RachelAugust! Thank you for your kind review of our hotel! Cool that you liked our location and design! A tad disappointed that you did not feel that common area was clean enough. It is cleaned once in the morning and once in the evening - and if we see that it is needed it is also cleaned once more!...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, very good for a short Oslo stay. Very close to train station and main shopping areas, opera house and palace all within walking distance. Price is very good, mainly because there is hardly any staff. Check in and information all provided on tablets, and rooms not cleaned daily. Overall hotel very clean though. No TV...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi jeff78538! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! So glad to read that we could provide you with a base for your visit to Oslo! It is true that one of the key elements in our concept is to minimize the number of staff. And it plays a big part in why we can offer such low...

Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant location close to the train station and the other sights in Oslo. It was freezing out but the rooms were lovely and warm. Staff were really helpful and spoke perfect English. I would definiately recommend this hotel and stay there again

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Annabellarossa! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We are just flattered and inspired by all your kind words! And most of all we appreciate that you echo our sentiment of "value for money". We do our best to offer a simple and modern solution at what we consider to be a fair rate! :) Thanks again...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great position, near the center and near the station, very clean, comfortable bed (even if with the usual separate blankets). Plus : common room with tv, microwave and stuff fir using your own food. Dedicated (but not controlled) room for leaving baggage after check out Minus : no breakfast available (reduction in bakery /coffee nearby) Cost/quality ratio not excellent

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Massimiliano S! Thank you for your kind review of our hotel! Glad to read that you enjoyed our location, and found us to be clean and comfortable! A bit surprised to read that you did not feel our "cost/quality ration" to be excellent. We monitor our competitors prices every day, and always offer what we feels is competitive rate...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $74 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Citybox Oslo 3*
Number of rooms: 216
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Oslo
#11 Business Hotel in Oslo
#18 Romantic Hotel in Oslo
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Room 317 is next to the elevator (but we didn't hear it) and looks out on the inside patio so no streetnoise”
 of 5 bubbles RachelAugust, 1 week ago | Read review
“It is worth the price for a standard double room.”
 of 5 bubbles Feverismistic, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I had a room on the 7th floor, which gave me a good view of the city”
 of 5 bubbles gregorz398, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“Higher up has less noise and no buildings across.”
 of 5 bubbles UlrikJr, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“Higher is better, less sound from the city”
 of 5 bubbles Jotunhammer, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
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