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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is as basic as hotels get! No facilities in room - kettle, iron, bedside table, minibar, clock, etc - tiny uncomfortable bed which wasn't even properly made! Felt like walking into a 1980s student residence! Awful.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Four of us stayed for three nights and we were most impressed with the friendliness and hospitality of all the staff. When leaving a Receptionist willingly printed out our Boarding Passes. The room was comfortable and cleaned each day. The Breakfast offered had many choices and was deemed to be excellent by our group. The Bar was comfortable and the...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello John H Thank you so much for your great feedbackk on your stay here with us. I am so happy to hear you en joyed everything, and we are really looking forward to seeing you again. Have a wonderful Christmas, and we hope to see you again very soon. Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Italy
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Breakfast and service was great, room was clean. Hotel is old. There's a lot of uneven wood stuff on the long hallways causing me to trip a couple of times. Our stay was okay, could be better. Not a 4-star.

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Gen C Thank you for choosing Scandic Oslo City as your hotel during your stay in Oslo. I am sorry that you thought our hotel looks old. We are located in one of the oldest buildings in our area, but the hotel was renovated in 2012, but I am very sorry you tripped. Next time you visit us, we...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is perfect! Very close to the Oslo S train station and the main street Karl Johan. We only stayed 1 night and couldn't enjoyed the breakfast or other amenities like the bar, but the front desk staff is extremely welcoming and helpful. Rooms are extremely small.

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for your great review. I hope next time you will take the time to enjoy our breakfast and all our other services. I wish you a great christmas, and hope to see you again very soon. Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel a lot and this is the most comfortable hotel as the location is excellent , in the city center, in front of Oslo S train station and Main Street like Karl johans gate. The service and the people who works there are very nice and friendly. They always make me feel welcomed. The breakfast is the best of...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Line O Thank you som much for your great review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at Scandic Oslo City we hope to see you again very soon. Have a fantasic December Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a few steps from Oslo Sentral railway station and also well located for accessing all the city centre attractions. Location is top notch. Our room overlooked a central courtyard and was very quiet/clean. The room was not huge and it seemed a smallish double bed, although there was enough space for us to store our luggage and the bed...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello RealHoltyboy Thank you for choosing Scandic Oslo City as your hotel during your time in Oslo, and thank you for this great review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay, and many next time you can take a later train to fully enjoy it. We are all looking forward to seeing you again....

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We we´re here oct. 24,2016 for 3days & in their presidential suite.The space & location was the best part of what we got.Only set back, theres not much suite supposed to be items on the room except for bathrobes but nevertheless so far so good.The booking online straight to the hotel was so effecient,thats a hats off since we have...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello there. Thank you for a nice review of Scandic Oslo City. It sounds to me that you had a good stay, and that you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay. Thank you for booking thorough our own website. There are always the best offers there. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel is its location, close to the central station and the hub of most communication lines. But apart from that my experience was rather average. Check-in and -out was OK, friendly receptionist, but I had a long walk to my room, and so also when going back. The room was quite small, facing a quiet...

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Torger B Thank you for choosing Scandic Oslo City as your hotel during your stay in Oslo. I am happy to hear you had a good stay and that you enjoyed all our offerings. I really hope to see you again very soon. Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Located at the city center, close to Oslo central station and a lot of stores and places to visit. You can reach the harbor, town hall, restaurants and bars. Also easy to visit the Royal Palace and Central Theater.

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Christine A Thank you so much for this review! Clean rooms with nice service is exactly what we want to hear from our guests. I hope we will see you again very soon With best regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

Lier, Belgium
Reviewed 1 November 2016

first of all the breakfast was super and breakfast area was tidy. furthermore the location of the hotel is very near to the station and close by the commercial center.For this reason easy for both the business traveller and tourist.

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Ragne L, General Manager at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you for this very nice review of your stay with us. Super breakfast is something we like to hear a lot. I really hope to see you again very soon. You are more that welcome Snowy regards from Oslo Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay close to shopping, nightlife and restaurants. Take the tram to the park Vigelandsparken, or go for a walk along Karl Johan. Enjoy a productive workday in our modern conference centre, and enjoy a meal in the restaurant after a busy day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Oslo City

Address: Europaraadets Plass 1 | Scandic Oslo City, Oslo 0154, Norway (Formerly Rica Oslo Hotel)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: £88 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Oslo City 3.5*
Number of rooms: 175
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Also Known As:
Rica Hotel Oslo
Oslo Rica Hotel
Hotel Style:
#23 Family Hotel in Oslo
#34 Business Hotel in Oslo
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“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles andyf167, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“One of our group had a room in the front of the Hotel which proved to be quite noisy during the night.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnH313, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“good location near the train station”
 of 5 bubbles philitina143fi, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lots of beggers around train station. American tourists need to pay attention to your valuables walking outside the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles kjim2014, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“A room overlooking the square on the front side would be great.”
 of 5 bubbles premhejmadi, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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