Our hotels in Oslo
This is a capital with lots to offer! Culture, history, nature, shopping and night life – no matter which of the four seasons you choose to visit the city, you’ll have a whole spectrum of possibilities right outside the door. Thanks to our large selection of hotels in Oslo city centre and surrounding areas, you’ll find one that fits your stay, whether you’re going on a trip with a group of friends, a loved one, your family, or looking for the perfect conference hotel.
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Whether you’re visiting the capital for private or business purposes, you’re sure to have the best base when you stay at one of our 19 hotels in Oslo city centre and surrounding areas. Our breakfast has been named the best in Norway, and will give you the perfect start to the day. This is a vibrant city that offers the latest in food, entertainment and sights, and you can even see most of the city on foot or with a city bike. Sleep well, eat delicious food and set out to discover the Tiger city. Oslo can be divided into several areas, and we have centrally located hotels in most of them.
Hotels in Oslo city centre
For an excellent base, you can stay at one of our hotels in the city centre. Scandic Byporten, Scandic Oslo City, Scandic Karl Johan and Scandic Grensen all have the perfect location if you want to see most of Oslo city centre in one day. Here you can see Jernbanetorget station, walk around the Opera House in Bjorvika, walk from the modern Barcode area to the eccentric Gronland area, and take a stroll up the pedestrian street Karl Johans gate. All our hotels are located close to the airport express train taking you to Oslo Airport Gardermoen in 20 minutes.
BJORVIKA: The Opera House should be on your list of must-see sights when visiting the capital.
Remember to drop by Youngstorget square if you want to experience the newest and most trendy restaurants and bars, open until the late hours. If you visit Oslo in the summer, we recommend you head to the Opera House and the new area Sorenga. This area is vibrant with life, and you can’t leave Oslo without having visited the newest attraction at Vippetangen, Vippa food hall. The area is brimming with people, and the atmosphere is electric.
When you arrive to the area Spikersuppa and the National theatre, you can’t avoid noticing the acclaimed Grand hotell. This is the hotel for those wanting luxury and beautiful surroundings. Right opposite the Parliament building is our newly refurbished Scandic Victoria, with a perfect location within walking distance of the royal castle, Aker Brygge and the museum Nasjonalmuseet. A stone’s throw away is Scandic Solli at Solli square, surrounded by trendy restaurants and some of Oslo’s most popular night clubs. This hotel is also located within walking distance of Aker brygge and Tjuvholmen, and right next to the Ibsen museum and Nobel Peace Center.
Between the city centre and the trendy district Grunerlokka, you’ll find a little gem in the form of a relatively new district, Vulkan. Always lively and vibrant, and you’ll be guaranteed to find something delicious to eat. The food hall Mathallen Oslo is the main attraction and a real 'foodie paradise'. Stay in the heart of the city at Scandic Vulkan. This hotel is Norway’s first energy class A hotel, and we even have our own bees that produce our own honey. Our hotel restaurant, Ristorante Ferro, offers great Italian food. Here you’re within walking distance of the river Akerselva and Grunerlokka, Oslo’s most trendy district brimming with cafés, restaurants and bars. In addition, you’re only a short walk away from the botanical gardens, the reptile park and the Munch museum at Toyen.
VULKAN: The food hall is the perfect place to explore both Norwegian and international cuisine.
Culture and history
Oslo offers great experiences for culture and history lovers, with its many museums and sights. The most popular of all is the park Frognerparken, also known as Vigelandsparken. To stay within walking distance of the park, check in to Scandic Solli or Scandic Sjølyst. The latter is located a little further away but offers a wonderful nature path almost all the way to the park. Scandic Sjølyst is perfect if you want to combine sea and city, with its location close to the sea and within walking distance of Bygdoy. At Bygdoy you’ll find a variety of museums including Fram, Kon-Tiki, Vikingskipshuset, the open-air museum Folkemuseet and Bygdoy kongsgård – in other words, tourist sights to fill a whole weekend! For lovers of modern art, there’s always a new and exciting exhibition at Astrup Fearnley museum of modern art at Tjuvholmen.VIGELANDSPARKEN: A favourite among both city locals and tourists.
Nature and fresh air
Oslo is located right next to a large forest area, and you’re just a short ride away from Holmenkollen if you take the underground in the direction Frognerseteren. Here you can check in to our iconic Scandic Holmenkollen Park, for the undisputed best views of Oslo. Our hotel has lots of history seeping through its walls, and the famous dragon building dates back to 1894. The hotel is located in the immediate vicinity of the ski jump and the Ski Museum – the world’s oldest specialist museum for skiing. When you stay at Holmenkollen, you'll have the perfect starting point to strap on your skis and follow the trail across Nordmarka forest. If you like speed and excitement, you can visit Oslo winter park. Just look out for Tryvann tower at the top, and ride the cork screw at full speed! In the summer there are other activities for the daring; Hoyt og Lavt climbing park at Tryvann, and the famous Kollensvevet – a zipline taking you down the ski jump. For those who love the sea, Scandic Fornebu is located in idyllic surroundings west of Oslo, close to great beaches and next to Telenor arena, where the world’s greatest artists perform when they visit the capital.HOLMENKOLLEN: Nature and culture in perfect harmony.
What’s a trip to the capital without good entertainment in the evening? At Scandic St. Olavs plass, you stay in the same building as the famous theatre Edderkoppen, and here you’ll always find great offers for accommodation and shows, perhaps with a delicious meal at our restaurant Se.Ua included. Several of our hotels in the city centre are located within walking distance of Oslo Spektrum, Rockefeller, Sentrum Scene and Latter at Aker Brygge. Here you’ll find a wide selection of concerts, shows and stand-up performances. If you’re going to an event at Valhall arena or Valle Hovin, Scandic Helsfyr is the perfect option, since it’s located right next to both venues. In addition, our hotel is only a five minute walk away from Valerenga’s new football stadium, Intility Arena.
Each of our hotels in Oslo and the surrounding area are located right next to public transport, including trains, trams, buses or the underground. If you want to combine a visit to Oslo with quick access to Oslo airport, our new hotel Scandic Lillestrøm has the perfect location. Here you stay right next to the train taking you to OSL in 10 minutes and Oslo city centre in 12 minutes. We also have 2 hotels at Gardermoen, Scandic Oslo Airport and Scandic Gardermoen.
Environmentally friendly at Scandic
The requirements for hotels to get an environmental certification are very strict. The operations must be very environmentally friendly, and have good and sustainable waste, water and drain disposals, energy usage and suppliers. All our hotels are environmentally certified, so you can sleep with a clean conscience while you visit one of the world’s most environmentally friendly cities.