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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was disappointed with my stay here. On arrival you have to pay extra for bedding which seems a bit unnecessary; I've stayed in tons of hostels around the world and bedding is usually included in the price of the bed. The room itself was clean but the bathroom was another story! The shower was also very cramped and wet... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very centric, helpful staff, and very nice atmosphere specially for young people. Comfortable beds and quite clean rooms. Not expensive compared to other accommodation options. Breakfast didn't seem to be anything special, shop nearby offers cheap coffee. Next to tram station.

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great twin room with a private bathroom. Two very comfortable beds in a secure setting, our bathroom and bedroom floor got cleaned daily which was a plus. The staff were friendly and it was 10 minutes walk from the main street and from the cetnral station. Perfect for a short trip.

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St. Marys, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

20 minute walk to downtown, terrible wifi, not very helpful staff, very strict about the check in time, required to rent sheets and make bed yourself. Kitchenette and bathroom in most rooms, have to rent all kitchen necessities, no common area. Won't be back

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not a very friendly welcome, took ages to check us in and yes, beware the extra charge for linen. The long list of rules posted in the dorm is a bit over the top too. On the plus side, the beer is relatively cheap!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was bit worried after reading the reviews but it was good. As compared to general hotel in prices in Norway, our private room for 2 was a bargain. We were advised about the charges in advance through the Expedia and the 70 NOK one off payment regardless of how long you're staying so really not that much for a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The positives of this place are that the roof terrace does offer amazing views of the city, and the room is maintained well. Good Wi-Fi. Also, it offers what you paid for. My negatives would be is that it isn't located in the nicest place in Oslo, lots of homeless people in the nearby streets. Also, this isn't a hostel... More 

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35 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has been the worst place I have ever been. The staff is not very friendly; you can be there waiting to ask something and they eat, look the computer,...everything instead of helping you. The room: it is not very good cleaned. The worst is the bathroom; there is no separation between the toilet and the shower, it is disgusting.... More 

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here as part of a trip around Norway with 7 friends. The hostel is average/low quality in terms of cleanliness, and fairly comfortable beds with kitchenettes in the rooms. However make sure you take account of the fact that they charge you for linen on top of your basic fee. This was 50NOK per stay in our case which... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading many not so good reviews, I still decided to take a chance, just because of the central location and cheaper price compared to other hostels in Oslo. So without repeating too much from other reviews (e.g. pay for bedding and towels) it was ok if you just needed a bed. Perks were the fridge and little kitchenette in... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Anker Hostel is a modern hostel situated in the center of Oslo.8 minutes walking distance from Oslo central station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anker Hostel

Address: Storgata 55, Oslo 0182, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: $28 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anker Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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