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Citybox Oslo

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is in the city center. Ten minutes walk from the main attractions. There is no reception and you check-in and out with an automatic desk, but if you need info you can ask someone to help you, 7/24 inside the hotel. We had a very small room and there was no safety box - extra towels and hairdryer...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Ylenoir! Thanks for your review of our hotel! Glad to read that you liked our location! While we do agree that some of our rooms are small, and in particular the rooms that are categorized as just that, it is only a small fee to upgrade to one of our standard rooms - or you can make us of...

New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

You get what you pay for. Granted we stayed one night (and checked in late), it was disgusting to use a sink that was splaterring leaked unclean water into your feet/shoes. I mentioned it to the manager via email the same night we checked in. He replied asking for our room number, but that was it. No apology, no offer...

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OsloCitybox, Leder  at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi IamFromNewYork! Thanks for your review of our hotel! So disappointed to hear that you didn't receive any service! It does however seem like we asked your room number to be able to locate your reservation, and to then offer you a different room/help out! Not that easy to help if we do not know where you are staying! Wish...

Poughkeepsie, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I tell you listening to people quibble about this or that petty thing is annoying. This place is clean, secure, in the heart of where you want to be in Oslo, and CHEAP by Norway standards. There's even a blanket butler in the room!! ;-) The little connected restaurant gives free refills on coffee - no small thing in a...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi johnyytraveler! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! We just love reading feedback from guests that seems to understand and appreciate our concept! We really do stribe to offer a simple and modern solution at what we consider to be a fair rate, so when our guests feel we offer them just that - we are nothing...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Oslo Citybox is perfect if you're in town for 1-2 nights and you only need a bed in a central location. The hotel is very clean and the bed is super-comfortable. Rooms are small and bathrooms are not fully equipped. You surely can't compare the place to a proper hotel, but you do get a good night's sleep here. We...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Andreea D! Wow! Thanks for an amazing review of our hotel! So glad to read that we could be just "perfect" when you needed us! We do agree that some of our rooms are small, and in particular the rooms that are categorized as just that. It is however only a small fee to upgrade to one of our...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

They provide basic accommodation service, nothing fancy. If convenience location and clean room are what you are looking for, this is the place. Located just 5 minutes walk from Oslo Central Station, no problem even if you are dragging the luggage along in a snowy evening just like I did. Self served from check in to check out, but they...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Mandy H! Thanks for your kind review of our hotel! We do indeed provide a basic accomodation service, who needs fancy when you can get simple and modern? :) Cool that you liked our location, and that you also appreciated the cafe that we have partned up with! Thanks again for your recommendation, and we do hope to see...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice clean hotel, conveniently located. A "small" room was plenty for two of us and a single night. We've had smaller rooms elsewhere. At least both sides of the double bed were accessible! Don't try to use Trip Advisor to get the room upgrade offer because Citybox won't honor it. They insist you book through their own website. A minor...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Matthew C! Thanks for your kind review of our hotel! We do remember your request for on upgrade, and if you take a closer look on the promotion listed you will see that it is clearly stated that you would need to book through our website to receive the upgrade. Also disappointing since we actually gave you the upgrade...

Rochester, New York, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a few nights - super close to the train station and everything in Oslo. We hit a grocery tonight and had dinner with our family downstairs while watching soccer. No TVs in the rooms - an ideal location if you want to explore the city and have the basics so support that, and a price that...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi ChaChaRon! Thanks for your kind review of our hotel! Cool that you could make use of our common area! We try our best to offer a simple and modern solution at what we consider to be a fair rate, and are happy to read that you felt we can offer just that. Who needs a TV when you can...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed only one night in a twin room type. This kind of self service hotel, there is no receptionist, so its better to book first. You just entered the booking code, paid, and got the room key. The room quite small, not really suitable if you bring big size case. Overall, the room very clean and tidy. The hotel...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi deejaymimi! Thanks for your kind review of our hotel! While we might appear staffless at first sight, there is always at least one Citybox Host inside the hotel, and we appear magically whenever we are needed. Glad to read that you felt your room was clean and tidy, and that you liked our location! Thanks again for your recommendation,...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this one in kind of an emergency, my initial plans were to NOT stop in Oslo. I chose a hotel right next to the train station so that I wouldn't have to carry my suitcase all around town ! The first thing that strikes when you enter the Citybox is the lack of a front desk (replaced by...

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Jerome D! Thanks for your kind review of our hotel! Glad we could be of service when you suddenly were in need of a hotel in Oslo! Totally understand your reaction as to the apparant lack of staff, but seems liked you kinda of learned about our approach as you get used to our idea! Nice that you were...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was definitely a no-frills hotel. It was a cultural change for us who are used to check in persons, breakfasts, toiletries, phones, extra towels, ice, coffee machines and so forth. But the room was clean, although quite small.

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OsloCitybox, Manager at Citybox Oslo, responded to this review

Hi Carol M! Thanks for your review on our hotel! We are absolutly a no-frills hotel, and we are even proud to be so! :) That is also why we are careful not to oversell, but rather are honest about our product! We also agree that some of our rooms are small, and in particular the rooms that are even...

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Citybox is a modern economy hotel with low prices. Our rooms are cheap because we keep our running expenses down while still offering our guests what they really need: a simple and stylish room with a delicate bath, a comfortable bed, a good chair, a desk and a place for hanging your clothes. Wireless broadband is available free of charge throughout the hotel. Citybox combines simplicity with comfort and low prices. The hotel is located in the centre of Oslo, 5 minutes walking from Oslo S, train staion. If you want to spend your money on something other than a minibar and room service, then Citybox is the place for you. Oslo is full of bars. Why do you need one in your hotel room? We recently teamed up with a cafe that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner for all our guests, and also provides a 10% discount for our guests. In addition they also cater to our meeting rooms. The cafe has a direct entrance from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Citybox Oslo

Address: Prinsensgate 6, Oslo 0152, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: €69 - €176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Citybox Oslo 3*
Number of rooms: 216
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Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Oslo
#11 Business Hotel in Oslo
#18 Romantic Hotel in Oslo
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“Room 616 has a ceiling window that was difficult to reach out for and pull down the shades, and it only has 1 socket available.”
dinomandy, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“If you can, take the last floor”
jeromed884, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor”
diana0618, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“I recomeend to book room for 2 even though you travel alone. The price is not that much, but its more comfortable.”
CaptEinarOrn, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“When checking in ask for two key-cards, even if alone, as you will need one for the power.”
Spaussiesh, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
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