A Guide to Cheap Hotels in Oslo

Are you traveling to Oslo and looking for a cheap hotel?
Finding a hotel room in Oslo for under 120 USD per night can be a challenge, but here are a few nice options that I’d recommend you to check out. Note that prices can fluctuate based on currency rates and seasons.

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Cochs Pension

Pension in Oslo

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Pension in Oslo

Cochs Pension is located on the west side of Oslo just next to the Palace Park. It has basic rooms in a beautiful old building. It’s in close proximity of night clubs, restaurants, cafés and shops. Helpful staff and easy access with the tram. To get there take tram number 17, 18 or 19 to Welhavens gate.

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Smarthotel Oslo

Smarthotel in Oslo

Budget hotel Smart in Oslo

Big breakfast hotel Oslo

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Smarthotel Oslo is just a short 5 minute walk away from the Karl Johans gate, the main pedestrian street in Oslo. It’s a “smart” hotel in the sense that it has automatic self check-in/out, done on a machine at the entrance. Rooms are small, but very functional and sound proof. A great place to spend some comfortable and quiet nights in the heart of Oslo.

Citybox Oslo

Budget hotel in Oslo

Citybox Hotel Oslo

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Laundry hotel Oslo

Citybox Oslo is a budget Hotel just 250 meters (820 feet) away from the Oslo Central Station. The hotel has a self check-in/check-out, and rooms are clean and quiet. Each room has an armchair and a work desk. Microwave available for preparing simple meals. Great value for such a central location. Laundromat available.

For more about the Citybox Hotel: The Best Low Budget Hotel in Oslo

Comfort Hotel Xpress Youngstorget

Comfort Hotel Express Youngstorget

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Hotel with view in Oslo

Comfort Hotel Xpress Youngstorget is situated just a couple of blocks off the Youngstorget square, and just around the corner from the Rockefeller Music Hall. The Hotel has a contemporary design, clean rooms and a welcoming staff. Xpress Youngstorget attracts a bit of the younger crowd with the lounge featuring pinball machines, PlayStation and dart. The roof terrace is a BIG plus. Laundromat available.

Also check out the Comfort Xpress hotel at the Central Station.

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Anker Hotel

Anker Hotel Oslo

Budget hotel in Oslo city

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Travel to Oslo Hotel

Anker Hotel is located a 15 minute walk from the Oslo Central Station, and just a block away from the Aker river and the vibrant Grünerløkka district. Expect a big breakfast and rooms that are spacious and clean. Friendly staff and good value for money. Tram number 11,12,17 & 18 stops just on the outside.


Verdandi Hotel

The Verdandi Hotel Oslo

Budget hotel in Oslo

Breakfast buffet in Oslo

Stylish hotel Oslo

Verdandi Hotel is centrally located just next to the Oslo City Hall, and only a couple of blocks away from the Aker Brygge Wharf and the Karl Johans gate. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated, and there is a self check in-out to the hotel. Occasionally there are Norwegian waffles at the breakfast buffet (!). To get there take bus/tram/subway to Nationaltheateret ( National Theatre station).

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