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Brno, Czech Republic
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Pro In a costly city like Oslo, this hotel provides a great value for money. The buffet breakfast is very good. Not much variety but enough to delay your lunch arbitrarily. The location was also good. It's a walking distance to the Nobel peace center or the port (ferry to fjord). Con The rooms were very cold. We had to... More 

1 Thank Aniruddha C
Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I'd say this is more a hostel than a hotel, but a great one. You have to make your own bed even in a private room. In the email confirmation they said a towel is included in the price, but at the reception they tried to charge me. I showed them the email message and they let me have the... More 

Thank HelenYP
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Stayed during a weekend at Perminalen, its a good hostel located in the city centre, next to all the interesting places in Oslo. The place is clean and classic. During my stay I shared a 4 bed dorm with 2 elderly Norwegians which were the only people I saw in the whole hostel apart from some military guys. The dorms... More 

Thank The_Antonio_OG
Oslo, Norway
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53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Have stayed here a few times when I needed to catch an early flight from Oslo Airport. I´ve only stayed in the dorms, but they´ve been great. You´re basically paying nothing for a great location, in the heart of the city. So if you´re a backpacker or a businessman/woman on a layover, this a perfect spot. If you´re lucky you... More 

Thank Tom-Daniel L
Stockholm County, Sweden
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Considering how expensive everything is in Oslo, this hotel was a find! The beds were clean and comfortable. The bathroom was clean, too. The reception clerks are also friendly and helpful. Perminalen Hotel is a good option for those who are visiting Oslo on a budget.

Thank Shelah L
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The hotel is a short walk from just about everything - the train station, the water front with it's trendy (and very expensive) restaurants and the city centre. Rooms are fairly basic, almost at the level of a backpacker's place. I was lucky and had a 4-bunk room all to myself. Only downside was the shower - the hot water... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This hotel is in a great location within walking distance to the city center, the shopping walkway, and the harbor. While the rooms are a bit small and institutional (we saw lots of young Norwegian military service people while we were there), the breakfast is great--a budget buffet with lots to choose from. The staff was great too. They are... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Great location just a short walk to central station, city hall water front area and other main sites. Room was nice, warm and big, beds were comfortable. Bathroom was clean, good shower and underfloor heating. Breakfast was great.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

I booked an extremely last minute trip to Oslo last week and trawled the Internet to find accommodation in the city centre and the Perminalen was the only one with rooms available. The hotel itself is only a 5 minute walk from the centre of downtown Oslo which was great. The inside of the building is extremely dated, but clean... More 

Thank mjt1986
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This hotel is originaly military, intended for soliders on low budget during the first service. The rooms is in same standard, simple and solid. Still used by military, so no fuzz here. Stayed with 4 teenagers attending Fiv second of summer concert. Central location, close to all.

Thank Nils B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Perminalen Hotel is situated in the heart of Oslo - Norway's largest center for entertainment, restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions. This is the perfect way to spend some days right in the center of Oslo, yet at an affordable price. The Perminalen Hotel was totally renovated and modernized in 1998 and we now offer standards from hotel rooms to dormitory classifications. Our guests range from business professionals to families and backpackers. In common, they regard Perminalen Hotel an attractive place to stay when it comes to price and value. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Perminalen Hotel

Address: Oevre Slottsgate 2, Oslo 0157, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: £32 - £130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Perminalen Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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“Avoid showering 06:30-07:30, as hot water will be scarce at that time”
 of 5 bubbles Tom-DanielL, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If there are two of you and you can afford it, get a triple so you have more space.”
 of 5 bubbles Seaspudfamily, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The 4 bed dorm was good”
  • Clean and big bathroom
  • Storage Facilities
  • Clean Rooms
 of 5 bubbles The_Albanian_Review, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you want to stay connected - choose room at the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles zahra6, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Higher floors have less A/C unit noise”
 of 5 bubbles Cukelito, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
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