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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel recently renovated. No luxury but clean and practical. Small bathroom but everything you need. Five minutes walk to Karl Johan street. Ok breakfast but their scrambled eggs should be improved. Average price level for Oslo

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed alone in a single bed room and the room was really small. Othervise it was OK. Breakfast was excellent having e.g. several different types of salmon and fresh fruits. The atmosphere in the breakfast room was really peaceful and nice. Location of the hotel is great, tube is near as well as the shopping street, but no disturbance...

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Brasov, Romania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I accepted that Oslo is an expensive destination, but can not accept to receive a lower quality of service! I paid € 500 for a triple room in which to rest 3 nights in a city brake. I got a standard room for two people were was improvised a third bed! 2 beds had top extra mattress and the third...

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Mads H, Front Office Manager at Scandic St. Olavs plass, responded to this review

Dear Danut First of all I want to thank you for your feedback here at Tripadvisor. I’m really sorry that your stay was not satisfactory. I want to apologize that the temperature in your room was not acceptable, and that your room felt small. I really hope you can contact me directly so that we can solve this matter. Best...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located about 10 minutes walk from Karl Johan. It's newly renovated and have nice and clean rooms. The reception area is good looking and the staff are nice. The problem was the size and layout of the hotel room. Very tight fit. There was no soap in the shower dispenser and the towels were a bit small....

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Mads H, Front Office Manager at Scandic St. Olavs plass, responded to this review

Dear Marius M Thank you for your review here at Tripadvisor. I’m glad to hear that you like our renovated and clean rooms, and that our staff provided you good service. We have smaller and bigger rooms, so I recommend you to book a standard room if you want a bigger room. Welcome back another time. Best regards Mads.knudsen@scandichotels.com

Koege, Denmark
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This my second visit at the hotel, was there also in spring time, but was not satisfied, so tried again. Check-in was ok, but no intro to hotel, where things were etc. :-( Went to the room on the 6th floor, one of the smallest rooms I have seen outside London and with alot of furniture, could almost not get...

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Mads H, Front Office Manager at Scandic St. Olavs plass, responded to this review

Dear Michael Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. I’m sorry that the room did not meet your expectations. We have both smaller and bigger rooms, so if you want a bigger room, I advise you to book a standard double room. We have central controlled climate system, so that is why you unfortunately can’t control it...

Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great hotel. Modernised rooms with modern furnitures and an excellent bed. Superb service by the personell and especially Andrea in the reception was very kind and made a superb surprise for my 6 year old son (fingerboard!!)

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Mads H, Front Office Manager at Scandic St. Olavs plass, responded to this review

Dear Jimpec Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I’m glad that our staff gave you superb service. Hope to see you back sometime. Best regards Mads.knudsen@scandichotels.com

Reviewed 18 October 2016

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Bodo, Norway
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights during what seemed like a very busy weekend for the staff. Some familiar faces morning and night, so I am impressed with the hours and hard work they put in! Great: * The service throughout the hotel was absolutely wonderful! * The beds were really comfortable * Wooden floor! * In-room safe * Clean hotel...

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Mads H, Front Office Manager at Scandic St. Olavs plass, responded to this review

Dear Miea_H Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. I’m especially glad to hear that service throughout the hotel was absolutely wonderful. We are working with a solution now for preventing queue at the breakfast buffet. Welcome back. Best regards Mads.knudsen@scandichotels.com

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 October 2016

It is near to everywhere interesting in Oslo, Near the City Hall, the Oslo port, the Nobel Peace Center, the Shopping arcades. The staff are very engaging. It is situated very near to the airport bus service stop, and a few minutes walk from the central station.

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Mads H, Front Office Manager at Scandic St. Olavs plass, responded to this review

Dear Jcaluyo Thank your for your nice feedback. Welcome back another time. Best regards Mads.knudsen@scandichotels.com

Uppsala
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great restaurant, rooms are clean and fresh but the budget ones face the interior of the hotel with no views. The prices are very steep and I really don't think this hotel is very good value for money. The gym is tiny, the rooms are small even though I had to pay around £145 for their budget room. There is...

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Mads H, Front Office Manager at Scandic St. Olavs plass, responded to this review

Dear Avastra Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us. I’m glad to hear that you think our hotel is much nicer now after the renovation. Regarding the room rate, the prices changes with the occupancy, when the hotel is fully booked the prices are unfortunately higher. Hope to se you back sometime. Best regards Mads.knudsen@scandichotels.com

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Welcome to Scandic St. Olavs plass, former Scandic Edderkoppen - Oslo's most recent and unique meeting and event hotel! Our hotel is located in calm surroundings, within a short distance from Karl Johan Street. The perfect starting point for you who are seeking an active city life and exciting experiences. This hotel is also well suited for your next conference. We are pleased to welcome our guests to our 241 brand new rooms. We can also offer connecting rooms and accessibility rooms for our guests with special needs. Our hotel restaurant offers an extensive and award-winning breakfast buffet, delicious lunch dishes and an exciting and sociable dinner in the evenings. Scandic St. Olavs plass is a full service modern meeting and event centre with 14 meeting rooms, in addition to our own Edderkoppen Scene. Our conference department has a capacity for up to 800 people and has flexible solutions and countless options. We tailor events to suit your needs, regardless of whether the event is small or large. Our hotel is in a quiet location, just a stone's throw from Karl Johans gate, the royal palace and Oslo city centre - perfect for those planning to explore the city. A short walk away is the National Theatre and the traditional Theatercaféen. Walk in Ibsen's footsteps along Slottsparken and visit his reconstructed apartment at the Ibsenmuséet. Shopping, culture and restaurants at Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen are just a 15 minute walk away. The airport bus stops 350 metres from our hotel, and with our location just walking distance from Nationaltheatret station, you can easily take the airport express train, Flytoget, to Oslo Airport Gardermoen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic St. Olavs plass

Address: St. Olavs Plass 1 | P. B. 6981, Oslo 0165, Norway (Formerly Scandic Edderkoppen)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: £84 - £149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic St. Olavs plass 3.5*
Number of rooms: 241
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“Choos the rooms a the 6th floor as it has a balcony”
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“Be aware that some rooms do not have windows that can be open to let in fresh air”
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“Probably worth askng for a quiet room if you have children”
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