Hotel Continental  5 stars

Stortingsgaten 24-26, Oslo, Norway, 0117  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

Located near the National Theatre, this hotel is family-run. Guests that have stayed here in the past recommend that you book a junior suite with a view of the park. The restaurant will not disappoint, including the wonderful breakfast. However, some do complain that the interior is in need of a refurbishment.

Overview

The Hotel Continental is located in the heart of Norway’s capital, Oslo, close to the Parliament, called the Storting, the government quarter and the Royal Palace.

This five-star property offers attention to detail, discretion, first-class service, delicious food and drinks, unique art collection, unusual history and special atmosphere to make a stay at the Hotel Continental an unforgettable one.

Each of 155 rooms and suites has its own unique character, with decor, soft furnishings and art all hand-selected with the greatest of care. All rooms are fitted with king-size bed, big LCD flat screen television, bathroom with bathtub and shower, bathrobe, slippers, toiletries from Molton Brown, safe and free internet access.

The property offers a number of bars and restaurants that offer hearty breakfasts, exquisite lunches, a five-course dinner with fine wines, as well as a wide range of snacks and refreshments.

The Hotel Continental is only 50km from Oslo Airport Gardermoen, 50m from the tram stop and 100m from the National Theatre underground station.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   155.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.1km
  • Airport: Oslo Airport, Gardermoen - 37.2km, Oslo - Gardermoen Airport - 37.3km
  • Train Station Oslo Central Station - 1.0km
  • Underground station: Nationaltheatret - 200 m, Stortinget - 500 m

Rooms

Guests can choose between individually designed standard and superior rooms, and variety of suites, equipped with queen-size bed, armchair and satellite television with a selection of international channels and radio, bathtub and shower, bathrobe, slippers and hair dryer, mini-bar with a good selection of drinks and snacks and free internet connection.

Dining options

The Theatercaféen is lively and unique Vienna-style café, while the Steamen is the informal, maritime style café offering a tempting menu of tasty snacks. The Eik Annen Etage restaurant serves top-of-the-range meals, including a special five-course dinner produced of the best fresh ingredients.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of NOK 195 per person per night. 

Work

The Hotel Continental’s conference centre is a perfect place for business meetings and social events. Guests are offered a wide variety of rooms and facilities, ranging from ornate, classical ballrooms to small, functional meeting rooms, equipped with projector, screen, lectern, flip over chart, whiteboard, public-address system, DVD and CD player and wireless internet access.

Leisure

The property offers fitness facilities with personal trainer open 24 hours and equipped with all the amenities you need for a successful work out. The spa centre provides facial treatments, relaxing neck and shoulder massages, the swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, cold plunge pool and lounge.

Additional features

The hotel’s facilities include swimming pool, shuttle bus service, restaurant, bar, baby cots, laundry, health club, 24-hour reception, car park, bicycle rental, currency exchange and internet access in common areas.

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Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • All children may stay at the price of NOK 250 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NOK 495 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Internet

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) and the rate is NOK 420 per day.

Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe

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Guests can choose between individually designed standard and superior rooms, and variety of suites, equipped with queen-size bed, armchair and satellite television with a selection of international channels and radio, bathtub and shower, bathrobe, slippers and hair dryer, mini-bar with a good selection of drinks and snacks and free internet connection.

The Continental Suite
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Hotel Continental The Continental Suite The Continental suite

This royal-blue penthouse suite comprises a comfortable sitting room, an airy reception salon and an exclusive dining room. There are rooms for relaxing and enjoying, and rooms for concentrating on important tasks in peace. The suite has two separate, adjoining bedrooms. The suite has its own private 20 m2 terrace.

The Royal Suite
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Hotel Continental The Royal Suite The Royal suite

Royal suite is stylishly decorated with a classic feel, and is the perfect end to a successful romantic evening. Here you can enjoy the luxury that is royal dignity, and a majestic view of the Royal Palace. Meanwhile, the suite is the perfect choice for those who want something personal. The suite consists of a bedroom with four poster bed, a large living room with dining area, sofa and a small desk.

The Abel Suite
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Hotel Continental The Abel Suite The Abel suite
Hotel Continental The Abel Suite The Abel suite
Hotel Continental The Abel Suite The Abel suite

The Abel suite is an elegant corner suite with an English-style interior. Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

Junior Suite
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Hotel Continental Junior Suite Junior suites
Hotel Continental Junior Suite Junior suites
Hotel Continental Junior Suite Junior suites
Bed type: King Size Bed
Size: 49m2

Junior Suite is ideal for people who want to treat themselves to a little extra luxury or simply want a little more space. Junior suite has been individually designed with hand-picked furnishings and art. The room consists of a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

Room facilities
    Deluxe
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    Hotel Continental Deluxe
    Hotel Continental Deluxe
    Hotel Continental Deluxe
    Bed type: King Size Bed
    Size: 41m2

    Deluxe room is ideal for guests who like a generous hotel room. Deluxe room has a comfortable seating area and a desk. However, it is all of an excellent standard and are ideal for business travel and holidays.

    Room facilities
      Superior
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      Hotel Continental Superior
      Hotel Continental Superior
      Hotel Continental Superior
      Bed type: King Size Bed
      Size: 30m2

      In addition to a wonderfully comfortable bed, Superior room has two armchairs and a coffee table. This room is of top-class standard and are prefect for business travel and holidays.

      Room facilities
        Standard Room
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        Hotel Continental Standard Room Standard room
        Hotel Continental Standard Room Standard room
        Hotel Continental Standard Room Standard room
        Bed type: Queen Size Bed or Double Bed
        Size: 25m2

        this room has everything you need for a comfortable stay. If you need to get some work done, there is a table in every room. And every room has an armchair for relaxing.

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          Hotel Continental LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          Guests can easily reach the sculpture park Vigelandsparken, the Holmenkollen ski jump, the Viking Ships Museum, the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, the Kon-Tiki Museum, the Munch Museum, the Fram Museum, the National Gallery and Oslo City Hall.

          Attractions for Tourists
          • Kon-Tiki Museum
            300 m
          Popular areas
          • City Center
            1.0km
          General
          • Oslo City Hall
            100 m
          • aker brygge
            200 m
          • Oslo Parliament
            400 m
          • Oslo Palace
            400 m
          • Akershus Castle
            400 m
          • Oslo Concert Hall
            500 m
          Train Stations
          • Oslo Central Station
            900 m
          Convention Centers
          • Opernhaus / Operahuset
            700 m
          • Oslo Congress Centre
            800 m
          Shopping Areas
          Amusement
          Monuments and Landmarks
          • Oslo Cathedral
            600 m
          Stadiums
          • Oslo Spektrum Music Arena
            1.1km
          Museums
          Universities, Institutes
          • Oslo University
            200 m
          Theaters
          • National Theatre
            100 m
          • Chat Noir
            100 m
          • Norwegian Theatre
            200 m
          • Rockefeller Music Hall
            900 m
          • Oslo Opera
            1.1km
          Gallery
          • National Gallery of Norway
            200 m
          Underground station
          • Nationaltheatret
            100 m
          • Stortinget
            400 m
          • Jernbanetorget
            1.0km

          Local Attractions

          • Colosseum
            1.6km
            Fridtjof Nansens vei 6, Oslo
          • T-banen
            1.6km
            OsloNorway
          • Popsenteret
            1.6km
            Schous kulturbryggeri, Oslo
          • City Museum (Oslo Bymuseum)
            1.7km
            Frognerveien 67, Oslo
          • Akerselva River
            1.7km
            Maridalsvannet - Oslo, Oslo

          Near the hotel

          • National Theater (Nationaltheatret)
            50 m
            Stortingsgt. 15, Oslo
          • Aulaen Hall
            110 m
            Karl Johansgate 47, Oslo
          • Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhus)
            220 m
            Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo
          • National Gallery
            310 m
            Universitetsgaten 13 (city centre), Oslo
          • Oslo Konserthus
            250 m
            Munkedamsveien 14, Oslo
          • Stenersen Museum
            280 m
            Munkedamsveien 15, Oslo
          • IceBar Oslo
            290 m
            Kristian IV_s gate 12, Oslo

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Dinner Bar & Restaurant

            74% likes this, based on 330 reviews
            Food: Chinese, Szechuan

            60 m
            Stortingsgate 22

            Phone: +47 23 10 04 66

          • Theatercafeen

            68% likes this, based on 127 reviews
            Food: English, Bistro, Norwegian

            10 m
            Stortingsgata 24-26

            Phone: 47 22 82 40 50

          • Eik Annen Etage

            75% likes this, based on 45 reviews
            Food: Norwegian
            Price Range: USD 99 - USD 99

            10 m
            Stortingsgaten 24-26

            Phone: +47 21547970

          • Tabibito

            72% likes this, based on 79 reviews
            Food: Chinese

            70 m
            Stortingsgata 20

            Phone: 22426202

          • Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri

            61% likes this, based on 81 reviews
            Food: Hamburgers, Brew Pub, Fish & Chips, Norwegian
            Price Range: USD 13 - USD 57

            70 m
            Stortingsgt 20

            Phone: +47 24 20 09 00

          Getting there.

          The venue enjoys a central position between the Aker Brygge, the Royal Palace and the National theatre. It can be easily reached from Oslo Airport Gardermoen in roughly 30 minutes by means of airport taxi, limousine service or the Airport Express Train Flytoget towards National Theatre station.

          Getting around.

          The Hotel Continental is situated about 50km from Oslo Airport Gardermoen, only 50m from the nearest tram stop and 100m from the National Theatre underground station.

          Hotel Continental Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Continental

          Average guest rating

          8.4
          out of 10
          Exceptional
          Based on 91 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          7.7
          Service
          8.0
          Value
          7.9
          Dining
          9.1
          Location
          8.8

          Individual guest reviews

          • Its location was great and the staff friendly, the bathtub in my room was also surpRisingly conventionalbland for such a nice hotel, breakfasts were extremely good.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.0
            • Location
              7
            • Value
              10
            • Dining
              10
          • Great location and particularly in the big theatre cafe. Also some nice places inside hotel and the lounge area in the lobby was wonderful. The staff were friendly and room was soo otantic and beautiful.

            The value for money isn t too good, water Cooker + free Tea and all days the same breakfast, very poor choice of hot meals. No swimming pool and the gym is too small.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.2
            • Location
              9
            • Rooms
              7
            • Service
              8
            • Value
              9
            • Dining
              8
          • Superb location for shopping, theatre Cafe very pleasant and most sights within walking distance. The famous aker brygge dining, the lobby bar serves really excellent snack food and drinks, all staff is very friendly and helpfull. The breakfast is very tasty, facilities are good.

            The hotel gym is small, room at the front side lot of noice from the street you open the window.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.8
            • Location
              9
            • Service
              9
            • Value
              9
            • Dining
              8
          • Se loved the location and tram lines are just outside the door. The placement of hotel is great and staff are polite. Breakfast is good and pleasant.

            The mattresses were poor quality and uncomfortable, room decorate was guite old modish.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.8
            • Location
              9
            • Rooms
              8
            • Service
              10
            • Value
              7
            • Dining
              10
          • The location was perfect, my room faced a side street was fine 2 out of the 3 nights I was there and breakfast was excellent also in atmosphere. Staff were attentive and polite.

            The hotel looks really old and on Saturday 9pm the entire lobby was closed because of ".

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.4
            • Location
              9
            • Service
              10
            • Value
              9
          • Location friendly front desk staff and the station is just across the toad. The hotel is very elegant, the rooms are very nicely appointed and breakfast buffet is very good.

            Very small area to hang clothing, no tv remote Non functioning floor light fixture and bathtub a bit high to get in.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.2
            • Location
              9
            • Rooms
              9
            • Value
              10
            • Dining
              9
          • Beautiful hotel in an ideal location in central Oslo and extremely professional staff. Clean rooms, excellent breakfast &.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              8.0
            • Rooms
              5
            • Service
              9
            • Value
              10
            • Dining
              8
          • Really nice hotel in a perfect location within Oslo and staff were excellent. Our room was spacious, clean and had everything we could wish for.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              10.0
            • Rooms
              10
            • Service
              10
            • Value
              10
          • Friendly family atmosphere excellent attentive staff and great service. Stylish, modern, spacious and luxurious rooms, fabulous restaurants adjecent.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              10.0
            • Rooms
              10
            • Service
              10
            • Value
              10
            • Dining
              10
          • Great hotel in fantastic location, very friendly staff and good Restaurant and the rooms were clean and tidy. The food was also excellent.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.6
            • Rooms
              8
            • Service
              10
            • Value
              10
            • Dining
              10
          • The location was excellent and the room comfortable, the staff were extremely friendly. The breakfast buffet was nice too.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              7.6
            • Location
              8
            • Service
              7
            • Dining
              8
          • Position was excellent and the Staff were extremely helpful. Our room was spacious, the breakfast buffet was great.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.6
            • Location
              9
            • Rooms
              10
            • Service
              9
            • Dining
              10
          • Excellent location and good value too fir a hotel in Oslo. The staff were absolutely amazing and the room was tastefully furnished. The breakfast buffet was wonderful.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.6
            • Location
              9
            • Rooms
              9
            • Service
              10
            • Value
              10
            • Dining
              10
          • Just across the street from the metro to the airport and bus, hotel location is very good. The staff is very professional.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.6
            • Location
              10
            • Service
              10
            • Value
              9
          • Customer services and the location is good at the centre of the town, perfect place to stay to discover Oslo. The staff is very friendly.

            My rating for the hotel:

            • Average rating
              9.6
            • Location
              10
            • Service
              10
            • Value
              9
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