Scandic Oslo City Hotel

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Europaradetsplass 1, Oslo, Norway, 0105  show map
 4 stars
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Scandic Oslo City Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Health club

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The Rica Oslo Hotel is located in Karl Johans street in the centre of Oslo with the entrance on Biskop Gunnerus street. In addition, it will take you only two minutes' walk to reach Oslo Centralstation and the Airport Express Train. Also it is close to the main shopping area, Norwegian Folk Museum, Norvegian Folkmuseum, Akershus Castle, Colosseum, Kon-Tiki Museum, Opernhaus, Gamle Aker Kirke and Cafe Mir, Oslo Palace and Munch-Museum.

The 4-star hotel is a unique property with a strong focus on Norwegian art, comprising the interior and exterior decorated by famous Norwegian artists, with paintings in all bedrooms that are tastefully furnished maintaining a comfortable and intimate climate.

The property comes with 175 guestrooms, several suites and 10 business rooms. All apartments are well equipped with satellite TV, minibar, trouser press, hairdryer, direct dial telephone and high-speed Internet access available in public areas. Other venue facilities include possibility of room for the disabled, 24-hour front desk, non-smoking rooms, elevator, bar, parking and airport shuttle. The hotel's conference centre provides meeting rooms, its own kitchen with the option of banquets and large parties and attended course and conference reception.

The Rica Oslo Hotel is one of the good quality hotels in Oslo offering guests a convenient location and pleasurable tranquil atmosphere.

Number of rooms:   162.

Dining options

The hotel Scandic Oslo City serves a buffet breakfast for free. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • No parking available.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Health club
  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • In-room desk
  • Armchair

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Scandic Oslo City Hotel Oslo location
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Hotel Address:

Europaradetsplass 1, Oslo, Norway, 0105

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City Center
  • Oslo
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
    23.1 mi
  • Moss (RYG)
    36.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Oslo Central Station
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Jernbanetorget
    700 ft
  • Stortinget
    1700 ft
Restaurants
  • Egon Byporten (cuisine: American, Pizza & Pasta, Hamburgers)
    300 ft
  • Peppes Pizza
    200 ft
Parks
  • Akerselva Miljopark
    1900 ft
Beaches
  • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    162

Rooms and availability

Scandic Oslo City Budget room
Budget room
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Budget room is equipped with TV, telephone, shower and toilet, but is a bit smaller than a Standard room.

Scandic Oslo City Standard room
Standard room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
Size: 205 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
    Scandic Oslo City Superior Room Superior room
    Superior Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Queen Size bed
    Size: 250 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
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    The room is more spacious than the Standard room. It offers a small, lounge a work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

    Room facilities
      Scandic Oslo City Deluxe Room Deluxe room
      Deluxe Room
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      Spacious room offers a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

      Scandic Oslo City Junior Suite Junior suite
      Junior Suite
      Bed type: Queen Size bed
      Size: 390 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Bathtub
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      Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

      Room facilities
        Scandic Oslo City Suite
        Suite
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        Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Scandic Oslo City Hotel Oslo location
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        Hotel Address:

        Europaradetsplass 1, Oslo, Norway, 0105

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Oslo
          1000 ft
        Airports
        • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
          23.1 mi
        • Moss (RYG)
          36.9 mi
        Train Stations
        • Oslo Central Station
          400 ft
        Underground stations
        • Jernbanetorget
          700 ft
        • Stortinget
          1700 ft
        Restaurants
        • Egon Byporten (cuisine: American, Pizza & Pasta, Hamburgers)
          300 ft
        • Peppes Pizza
          200 ft
        Parks
        • Akerselva Miljopark
          1900 ft
        Beaches
        • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
          1.3 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          162

        Scandic Oslo City Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Kon-Tiki Museum - 2300 ft

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 700 ft

        Places of interest

        • Oslo Parliament - 1400 ft
        • Busterminal - 1400 ft
        • aker brygge - 2000 ft
        • Akershus Castle - 2300 ft
        • Oslo City Hall - 3000 ft

        Train stations

        • Oslo Central Station - 400 ft

        Convention centers

        • Oslo Congress Centre - 1000 ft

        Shopping areas

        Amusement

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Oslo Cathedral - 700 ft

        Stadiums

        • Oslo Spektrum Music Arena - 700 ft

        Museums

        Universities, Institutes

        • Oslo University - 3000 ft

        Theaters

        • Rockefeller Music Hall - 1400 ft
        • Oslo Opera - 1400 ft
        • Norwegian Theatre - 2000 ft
        • Chat Noir - 3000 ft
        • National Theatre - 3000 ft

        Galleries

        • National Gallery of Norway - 2300 ft
        • Gallery ROM - 3000 ft

        Underground stations

        • Jernbanetorget - 400 ft
        • Stortinget - 1400 ft
        • Grønland - 2000 ft
        • Nationaltheatret - 3000 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Natural History Museum - 5000 ft
          Sars gate 1, Oslo
        • Mineral and Geological Museum (Mineralogisk-Geologisk Museum) - 5000 ft
          Sars Gate 1, Oslo
        • National Library (Nasjonalbiblioteket) - 1.1 mi
          Drammensveien 42, Oslo
        • Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) - 5000 ft
          Sars Gate 1, Oslo
        • Akerselva River - 1.1 mi
          Maridalsvannet - Oslo, Oslo

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Tusenfryd - 300 ft
          N-1407, Vinterbro
        • Arctic Circle - 700 ft
          Norway
        • Oslo Opera House - 1500 ft
          Kirsten Flagstads pl. 1, Oslo
        • The Mini Bottle Gallery - 1400 ft
          Kirkegata 10, Oslo
        • Grunerlokka - 300 ft
          OsloNorway
        • Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke) - 800 ft
          Stortorvet 1, Oslo
        • Film Museum - 1100 ft
          Dronningens Gate 16, Oslo

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Egon Byporten - 300 ft

          Address: Jernbanetorget 6
          Phone: 23 36 20 46

          Cuisine: American, Pizza & Pasta, Hamburgers, Mexican
          Price Range: USD 16 - USD 51

        • T.G.I. Friday's City - 300 ft

          Address: Biskop Gunnerus gate 3
          Phone: 47 400 13 400

        • Baltazar Ristorante & Enoteca - 300 ft

          Address: Dronningens g 27
          Phone: 23 35 70 60

          60% likes this, based on 60 reviews

        • Peppes Pizza - 200 ft

          Address: Karl Johans Gate 1
          Phone: 22225555

        • Cafe Cathedral - 300 ft

          Address: Dronningens gate 27
          Phone: +47 22 33 00 35

          Cuisine: Grill, Café, Turkish, Norwegian
          Price Range: USD 6 - USD 61

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          162
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        Scandic Oslo City Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Scandic Oslo City

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 154 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        10.0
        Rooms
        8.0
        Service
        10.0
        Value
        8.0
        Dining
        8.0

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          I liked everything, though most of all checking in at 8 a.m. instead of waiting until 3 p.m. as provided by general rules. Besides, at the day of checking out breakfast should have started at 7.30 a.m. Assuming my train departure at 8.11 the staff arranged breakfast at 7. Staff very helpful and professional.

        • Single
          9.6

          The comfortable, quiet room, the location, and the heated bathroom floor

        • Single
          6.6

          Close to railway station, just there is point to sell and buy drugs ... Excellent breakfast. Great collection of art on the rooms! Very friendly stuffs!

          Old rooms, dusty carpets on a surface.

        • Single
          10.0

          Excellent breakfast, good localization

          Very small room, but for only sleeping, it's ok :)

        • Single
          7.4

          Pretty small room Very modest and small gym

        • Older travelers
          6.2

          The location was good.

          The bar was closed throughout our stay. No-one had warned us about this in advance.

        • Single
          8.2

          The location was unbeatable- right beside the central station, beside the tram lines and in walking distance of all the attractions.

        • Single
          8.2

          The people, bar staff and reception v friendly

          Shower plug was blocked leading to flooding in bathroom... some street noise

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          The central place in Oslo, the Inside of the hotel with a lot of old fotorafies.

          that we could not it dinner in the hotel

        • Single
          7.0

          The hotel staff was friendly and efficient, the breakfast was good and the location perfect.

        • Couple
          7.4

          Hotel was clean and nicely decorated. Best of all, it's across the street from the railway station. With the airport express train, you can avoid a v expensive taxi ride. Excellent breakfast, again avoiding an expensive meal out. Norway is costly.

          While the location is convenient, it can be noisy through the night as some questionable people hang out around the building.

        • Single
          5.4

          extremly noicy with a caroke bar just across the street from my room. It was only possible to sleep between 3 and 8 am.

        • Single
          7.4

          I like the hotel is 3 minutes from Oslo Central station, which was very nice as I came to Oslo about 10 p.m. The room was comfortable, breakfast -excellent, the staff-very polite and helpful.

          The windows of my room went to the street opposite a musical bar, it was rather noisy, especially on Friday night.

        • Single
          7.8

          The rooms are attractive and well appointed. Bed comfortable. Staff are helpful-ish. Breakfast is good.

          Some rooms overlook the station plaza and busy walking street and can be noisy. I had to change my room after the 2nd night which was then fine.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Excellent position,very close to Central Railway Station and to the Bus Terminal. Very kind staff,rooms clean and tidy,excellent and varied breakfast. Good price-quality relation.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Scandic Oslo City Hotel Oslo location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Europaradetsplass 1, Oslo, Norway, 0105

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Oslo
          1000 ft
        Airports
        • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
          23.1 mi
        • Moss (RYG)
          36.9 mi
        Train Stations
        • Oslo Central Station
          400 ft
        Underground stations
        • Jernbanetorget
          700 ft
        • Stortinget
          1700 ft
        Restaurants
        • Egon Byporten (cuisine: American, Pizza & Pasta, Hamburgers)
          300 ft
        • Peppes Pizza
          200 ft
        Parks
        • Akerselva Miljopark
          1900 ft
        Beaches
        • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
          1.3 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          162