If you're on the hunt for a low-cost stay, check out Park Inn By Radisson with rates starting from 140US$ or Scandic Grensen where prices start at 121US$. Oslo Vandrerhjem Haraldsheim is a simple budget hostel, settled next to Laila Schou Nilsen with room rates from only 79US$ per night. Students and travelers on a budget will find the affordable Central City Hostel near Ensjo metro station, that offers room rates from 61US$.
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The city center boasts 35 hotels, such as Thon Hotel Opera and Teaterkvartalet By Bjorvika Apartments. Chateau Apartments and Oslo Apartments - Frimannsgate 26 are good apartments that will place you within a 10-minute walk of the city center. For travelers looking for a cozy feel in Oslo, Bygdoy-120M² Luxury Penthouse With Great Seaview! is a great choice, situated in Bygdoy district.
Luxury and boutique accommodation in Oslo
The 4-star Saga Hotel Oslo is a luxury option just a 15-minute walk from Oslo Promenade. If you are going to Oslo with your partner, consider the 4-star Oslo Guldsmeden, a romantic boutique hotel in Frogner district. Travelers will find several good chain hotels in Oslo, including the stylish Scandic Sjolyst and Scandic Oslo City, which has a sauna, a health club and a Jacuzzi.
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If you're planning on visiting Oslo with your family, select apartments next to GlasMagasinet Stortorvet, such as Forenom Serviced Apartments Oslo Central or Oslo S City Center Apartments. If you are looking for a B&B in Oslo, Sonderland Apartments Margit Hansens Gate 5 is a valid option in Gamle Oslo district not far from Studio Schaeffers Gate 5. If you're traveling on business in Oslo, think about staying at one of the 23 hotels, such as Comfort Hotel Xpress Youngstorget or Best Western West that feature business facilities. Bjorvika Apartments, Opera Area, Oslo City Center is a great resort for travelers to Oslo who would like to spend their vacation relaxing with a rooftop terrace and a patio.
City Guide: Discover the best of Oslo
Oslo is a city that is set apart from other European destinations.
For striking museums tourists flock to London, for arts they go to Louvre in Paris, but when it comes to natural beauty, there is no city rivaling Oslo. This makes Oslo a far cry from your usual tourist location, but a gateway to Scandinavia's most scenic country.
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You can find Oslo at the far end of Oslofjord Bay in a green surrounding of lakes, mountains and green hills. Just imagine that Oslo has 343 lakes with the largest named Maridalsvannet that covers an area of 1.51sqmi.
Even though Oslo occupies 453sqkm of total land most of it is covered with forests. This resulted in a population much smaller than other European cities and this again sets Oslo apart. Oslo barely numbers 152,000 inhabitants living in one of the largest capitals in the world by area.
In addition, a half of the city's population was wiped out by plague in 1348 and after a fire burned Oslo to the ground. Thanks to King Christian IV, royal builder it was redesigned and gradually grew to prominence of the largest and most culturally significant city in Norway.
Today Oslo will entice you with more than natural scenery, but parks, museums, churches and so on. For instance, you can take a stroll along Karl Johans Gate right to the Royal Palace and famous Edvard Munch Museum and find more arts of great Norwegian painters at the National Gallery. Other attractions include;
- Oslo Cathedral dominates the downtown skyline
-City Hall - Radhuset features typical Nordic socialist themes
- Akershus Festning, a medieval castle built in 1299 in the city center
- Nobel Peace Centre offers exhibitions for every winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
- The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, an open air museum with buildings from various periods in Norwegian history
But Oslo is not only for culture, but it is also influential economical hub that thrives on shipping with more than 980 shipping companies located in Oslo. This business has made Oslo one of the most expensive cities in the world by the Worldwide Cost of Living Survey provided by Mercer Human Resource Consulting.
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