Anker Hostel

Anker Hostel

7.47 reviews
Ranked #4 in Oslo hotels
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Storgata 55, Oslo 0182, Norway
1 (888) 271-2681Edit info
Description
Set in the heart of Oslo, this hotel is close to Oslo Botanic Garden and Oslo Cathedral, as well as Munch Museum. Additional attractions include Oslo City Hall.

Features.
This 3.0 star property offers

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small meeting rooms and audio visual equipment. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Oslo property has 224 square meters of event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. A complimentary hot and cold buffet breakfast is served daily. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include a bar/lounge, multilingual staff, and ski storage. This is a smoke free property.

Guestrooms.
There are 264 guestrooms at Anker Hotel. Bathrooms feature showers and hair dryers. In addition to complimentary wireless Internet access, guestrooms offer phones and complimentary dial up Internet access. Flat panel televisions have satellite channels and pay movies. Rooms also include desks. Guests may request extra towels/bedding and wake up calls. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.

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Additional fees and deposits may be charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

Amenities

Bar
Free Breakfast
Fitness Center
Internet Access
Free WiFi
Laundry Services
Meeting Rooms
Cribs Available

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Barcelona

A cute little hostel that really proved how expensive Norway is as a whole.
A hostel that would cost as little as 12 Euro a night in other areas of Europe cost 40 euros and didn't include bedding. Yep I know right, and extra 5 euros for something to keep you warm.

Other than that Anker was a great place to stay for a few nights. It has a great atmosphere with a lot of other young travellers to be found.

One of the best aspects was the included breakfast which saved a few dollars here and there.

I also felt really safe here as a female back packer.

Recommended for:Budget TravellersStudentsBackpackersSolo Female
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New York City

A basic hostel, nothing wrong, nothing great. For expensive Oslo, the location and the price make it a good option. It was clean, and my dorm had a small kitchen and fridge which sounded nicer than it needed up being as whatever you are would leave to room smelling of it. The place is cheap but charges for basic things like sheets and bedding. The staff were cordial, but not overly welcoming as found in other backpacker stays. There seemed to be a mix of backpackers, as well as business and families. Run more like a budget hotel than a hostel.

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The Anker Hostel is the usual, budget accommodation option in Europe. It is nicely kept, clean and has fairly spacious rooms with bunk beds. The hotel turns into a student dormitory during the winter season and for that reason all rooms have the convenience of a private kitchenette, which is in my opinion a nice plus in a hostel. When it comes to hostels however, the Anker has one minus in my opinion, there is no really social area to meet and mingle with other guests. On the plus side however, it is very well located between Oslo's main hipster neighborhood and the city center.

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Rome

Just a few minutes walk from the center of Oslo, this hotel guarantees you relaxation and cleanliness, with beautiful, colorful rooms and a lobby bar that also has a small garden. Breakfast is plentiful and the staff is always friendly and helpful.

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Amenities

Internet Access
  • Free dial-up Internet access
  • Free WiFi
Dining & Drinks
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free breakfast
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
Fitness & Recreation
  • Garden
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Parking
  • Self parking (surcharge)
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Traveling with Children
  • Free cribs/infant beds
Pets
  • Pets not allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Meeting rooms 7
  • Conference space
  • ATM/banking
  • Ski storage
Bath
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower only
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • Television in common areas
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Satellite TV service
Housekeeping
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Desk
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 296
  • Number of floors - 13
  • Year Built 1975
Anker Hostel

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