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Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't ask for a better spot. Parking just around the corner, and a block away from Karl Johans Gate and very close to the opera house. As mentioned in previous reviews, rooms are small, but we weren't in Oslo to stay in the hotel.... So much to see. I would rather pay for location than a bigger room. Staff were... More 

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Thank Miranda A
OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Miranda A! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept! We do agree that some of our rooms are small, and in particular the rooms that are categorized as just that - however, it is only a small fee to upgrade to one... More 

Bari, Italy
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

With the Citybox Oslo's good location you have the possibility to reach the main streets of Oslo by feet. For an Italian tourist I think that the worst things are that you can't enjoy your breakfast in the hotel (so you can walk for few meters by it and find a shop that offer you an abundant one) and that... More 

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

Hi SilviaMastr! Thank you for your review of our hotel! We do agree that some of our rooms are small, and in particular the rooms that are categorized as just that. It is however only a small fee to upgrade to one of our standard rooms, or you can use our "free upgrade" promotion here on Tripadvisor. While we do... More 

Boise, Idaho
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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms are small like a box but I do like the concept. We had four in a family room and really struggled with the luggage. However, it is clean and modern and the staff was friendly and helpful. Next time I would book a second room because the family rooms are very tight. It is in a very good location... More 

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

Hi boiserad! Thank you for your review of our hotel! Glad to read that you feel we are appropriately named as we do our best to be honest in our marketing. We prefer that our guests have a positiv surprise rather than us overselling our product. Nice that you found us to be "clean, quiet, modern with friendly and helpful... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If I were to return to Oslo I would definitely stay at Citybox Oslo again. The concept of checking in and out by yourself is a fantastic one. Fast and efficient. There is a button to call staff in case you need help or if you needed to pay in cash which they accept. The staff were so friendly and... More 

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1 Thank T K
OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi T K! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept! Cool that you liked our check-in/check-out solution as we have worked hard to make sure it is as swift and user-friendly as possible! And also nice that our human Citybox Hosts could be... More 

Ireland
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21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked the concept of this hotel. It was quirky, modern & clean. You had to check yourself in by using a machine inside the front door which gave you your room key & allowed you access to the building. Our room was spotless & I loved the way the old windows were kept but new modern windows were put... More 

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Thank missmellysue
OsloCitybox, General Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi missmellysue! 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! Cool that you liked the way we kept the old windows, we don't usually get a lot of comments on that, and we ourselves are very proud of them! Also fun that you... More 

Almere, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked via Booking.com. Got my entry code and explanation. Arrived at 01:00hr am and via my code I could enter quite easily. Had a family room: good bathroom. Breakfast at the neighbours (app 90kr for coffee and pastry). Hotel perfectly located just next to the railway station and centrum.

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1 Thank ikwilweg2015
OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi ikwilweg2015! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! Glad that you found our check-in/check-out service to be easy, and that you liked the room you stayed in. Also cool that you liked our location, and even the breakfast offered at the bakery/pizzeria that we have teamed up with! PS If you book through our website next time,... More 

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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of self service, need to check in and out by yourself. The room and the bed is quite comfortable, I had a good night sleep when I was there. It is great that it is located near Central Station, very convenient to go around.

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Thank Harry W
OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Harry W! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! Nice that you seemed to enjoy our "self service-solutions", as we have put in a lot of work to make it as swift and user friendly as possible! Also really appreciate that you found us to be both "comfortable and convenient", and that we could provide you... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights here while visiting Oslo. Very close to the train station and just one block off of Karl Johans Gate. Easy self-service check in and check out but if you have problems there is a staff person on-site to help. We were in the more modern part of the hotel and it was pretty quiet. Nice rooms.... More 

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Thank Blaine T
OsloCitybox, General Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Blaine T! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept! Nice that you found our check-in/check-out solution to be easy, we have done our best to make it as user-friendly as possible! Also cool that you found us to be "nice, modern and... More 

Hong Kong, China
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50 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel has excellent location which is 5 minutes walk from Central Station and near many sightseeing place. Hotel has a self check-in area before entering the main door. If you have problem in using the machine to finish the check in process, you can’t enter the hotel and therefore you should wait for other guests in or out to gain... More 

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OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi ritali294217! Thank you so much for your review of our hotel! So glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us! And nice to read that you found us to be "helpful, modern, wheelchair accessible, strong wifi, new, spacious, clean" and even to have "a good rate". :) On average about 70% of our guests check-in by themselves,... More 

Eire
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63 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was worried about this hotel before arriving. I had read the reviews and really did not know what to expect. I need not have worried! This is not a typical hotel - there is no receptionist, you check in on a terminal in the lobby and this gives you your keys also (very similar to self check in at... More 

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

Hi Blownawish! 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! We are indeed not a typical hotel, and we are glad that your concerns were not a worry when you arrived with us! We hope to open Cityboxes all over the world, after... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $79 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Citybox Oslo 3*
Number of rooms: 216
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Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Oslo
#12 Business Hotel in Oslo
#18 Romantic Hotel in Oslo
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