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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Anker Hostel is one of the cheapest places to stay in Oslo, so you can't expect luxury, and the place is good for the price. The location is close to the city centre, and so it's a good base for exploring, and only 10 minutes walk from the train station and bus terminal when arriving or leaving. Thanks to the...

3Thank benjamin_83_uk
Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 18 January 2013

The place is ugly and sterile. People that are working there are dull and lifeless. There is no WI FI in rooms. They are charging extra for everything including linen. One day I didnt have 100 NOK but 70 and they didn't want to lend me dishes. They made me go to the exchange office. The toilet was broken and...

1Thank EuroSuper95
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 14 January 2013

I stayed 3 nights ,The hostel is close to the train station,about a 10 minute walk,we got a basic room with two twin beds small kitchen with a mini fridge, You have to pay for sheets and towels are not included in the rate, the Staff was average, good breakfast

8Thank margdell
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 January 2013

The Anker is an ok hostel, I've stayed in much better and much worse places. The rooms are big enough and have cooking facilities. The female staff were very nice, but the men were slightly rude. It's in a good location, directly across the street from a tram stop, and that's the best thing going for it. If you just...

1Thank carrolldean
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Although the Anker Hostel was clean and the rooms had their own bathroom and kitchen, the atmosphere of the hostel was very boring and empty. The common area was comprised only of sofas and coffee tables, which was not very conducive to mingling or meeting people. There were no decorations and virtually no character to the place, which made it...

2Thank Deanna M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Five of us rented a room together to stay here for one night. The hostel was very clean and the room spacious. The room also included a small kitchen area and a table which was very convenient for socialising. The check-in process was relatively fast and the staff were happy to refund extra linen I paid for but realised I...

Thank Jason F
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 December 2012

I stayed here for four nights while visiting Oslo. As hostels go it's about what you can hope for. It's pretty clean, in a good area, reasonably priced. The beds were comfortable as well. The common area has internet access, and as a result is always crowded with people using the web - so getting a seat down there can...

1Thank THEBafanaBafana
Reviewed 2 December 2012

Having used hostels all over the world I can say without reservation that this is the worst hostel in the western world. There is no kitchen or living area just crowded little rooms. Staff are unpleasant and there is an extra charge for everything. Seems to be in a dodgy area of Oslo, warnings about pickpockets in the lobby.

3Thank AlDman
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Hi, I ordered 6 nights single room stay at this hostel and got a confirmation. One night earlier the departure my stuff was taken from the room and set to plastic bag for trash and I was kicked out of the hostel. Even though the mistake was at the Anker side, they did not offer me another room because it...

Thank kolykoly
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Safe, clean, secure they have an on suite bathroom, they also have a kitchen in the room which BTW, means you can drink the water because it comes out of the mains supply not a water tank on the roof, also having read some of the reviews on here :- i really do not know what planet some of these...

1Thank lovejumping

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Anker Hostel is a modern hostel situated in the center of Oslo.8 minutes walking distance from Oslo central station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anker Hostel

Address: Storgata 55, Oslo 0182, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: €35 - €126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anker Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Get another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Solborn, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you got no other place to sleep, take it.”
 of 5 bubbles 93johnnyc, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“lower room is the best,Near Wifi router.”
 of 5 bubbles nuchnartv, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a private room. You'll pay just a little more, but you'll have more privacy and sleep better.”
 of 5 bubbles SeattleNwdude, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lower floors have better wifi reception.”
 of 5 bubbles lauraniriada, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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