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Smarthotel Oslo
Ranked #31 of 102 Hotels in Oslo
Reviewed 26 November 2013

best location in Oslo. new and fresh. the rooms are so small that one of us slept on the floor and this still after we booked the most expencive room and not the cheap one the offer. for 100 USD per night without breakfest it was a very bad deal for us (yes, Norway is expancive, i know.. but as we are from Switzerland we still feel like got robbed).
The breakfest is bad but it had one good thing- the liver paste. reminded me my grandmother and her cooking.

Room Tip: get the sup. room. otherwise it will be a traumatic trip.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here at the end of October/beginning of November and I have only good things to say about it!

It's in a great location - right near to the Royal Palace, and within walking distance of lots of the main sites and attractions.

Yes, the rooms are small, but they are perfectly formed and I certainly wouldn't have paid extra for a few more square feet. The bathroom was modern and clean, the bed was incredibly comfortable, and whilst it was a small room, we never felt too cramped and always had enough room to get ready.

The room was warm (which is essential for Oslo in November!), and you could adjust the heating on the radiator.

Overall, modern, clean and a fantastic hotel for a short break in Oslo! I would highly recommend!

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

The smarthotel in Oslo is a very convenient city accommodation. St. Olavs gate (where the hotel is situated) is right in the centre and you can see all the sights on foot. The rooms were clean and modern, however, they are tiny (8sqm). If you are tall, the bed may be too small for you. The breakfast was surprisingly very good for a low-cost city hotel. There were different Scandinavian dishes and the standard continental breakfast.
Good value

Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
1  Thank Wesasosa
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Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

This is a wonderful little hotel in the heart of Oslo. Firstly, the location is fantastic and is comfortable walking distance to most of Oslo city centres points of interest. The staff were very friendly and considerate and made us feel at ease straight away. The room we stated in was a superior (arguable) double and it was a more than adequate size for a city centre short break, the place was clean, well presented and everything was in working order. The price was very reasonable for a city where the cost of everything is so high. The hotel was fantastic, as for Oslo (if you haven't been before); bring your chequebook folks because it will cost you a small fortune.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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1  Thank BradandHayley
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Right in the middle of town, no frills hotel. Great bed, tight space, ultrafast WiFi. Great bargain with the option to make your own breakfast- grocery shop across the street open 07-23. Rooms facing the back little daylight , but less streetnoise so an open window with a quiet night is quite nice.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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1  Thank Steven C
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

Stayed in October 2013.

Friendly staff - let us check in early!

Nice clean room - very comfy bed. TV in room.

Good power shower.

Breakfast costs 95NOK pp/pd.

Let us store our bags on our check out day as we had a late flight back.

Hotel is located right in the centre of Oslo, 2 minute walk from the Palace, City Hall, Harbor.


Would definitely recommend and would stay again!

Room Tip: Stayed in a superior double.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Louis P
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

This hotel is not for people who like proper hotel rooms. That said, the hotel has many advantages. The hotel is located 5-7 mins walking from the royal palace, central shopping lane, only 3-4 mins walking from national theatre station for trains and 9-10 mins walking from central station. It simply means that the hotel has a super location and its location sort of diminishes other disadvantages.

The rooms are small, like really really small, feels more like a hostel and most of the rooms are made of gypsum boar, with one-two concrete walla but at the price they offer and where they are located, I am not complaining. Nearby hotels were easily 2 times or more than that expensive that this one. The hotel is new and clean. Check in and check out was quick.

Took the NSB train to national theatre station, from airport train station platform 4, as suggested by another reviewer here in TA, and the tip/ advise was bang on and very appropriate. Train fare is 90 NOK per adult as compared to very expensive iflytoget and normal train take hardly 10 mins extra than iflytoget.

National Theater train stop is about 27-30 mins from the airport by train. All in all, would stay here only for its price and location. People who detest small rooms with closed views, be warned to stay here. I give this hotel a 4, only for its super central location and price.

Also I would like to thank Janne-Therese Berndtsen for extremely professional and prompt assistance. We had made a booking a day before arriving into Oslo from Iceland and wanted a confirmation from Smart Hotel Oslo confirming out booking. Janne-Therese Berndtsen, almost immediately replied and saved us a lot of anxious moment. Thank you!!!

Room Tip: People who detest small rooms with closed views, be warned to stay here.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Address: St. Olavs gate 26, Oslo 0166, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 102 Hotels in Oslo
Price Range: £62 - £88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smarthotel Oslo 3*
Number of rooms: 257
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