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Central City Apartments
2 out of 5
Kjolberggaten 29, Oslo
The price is Rs9,286 per night from 1 May to 2 May
Located in Gamle Oslo, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Central Jam-e-Mosque, Oslo Opera House and Munch Museum. Oslo Spektrum and Nobel Peace Center are ...
3.3/5 (986 reviews)
"near everything you want in Oslo.subway,bus.trikk!"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Central City Apartments
Oslo Hostel Rønningen
2 out of 5
Myrerskogveien 54A, Oslo
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Situated in the suburbs, this hostel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Munch Museum and Oslo Opera ...
4.1/5Very Good! (49 reviews)
Well worth a return stay
"Unusual at first but really enjoyed the stay. Room wasn't shared only bathroom and plenty of those. Great to have a kitchen and washing machine in our block. Parking for motorcycle was easy but can't work out why they wanted to restrict our movements by motorcycles perhaps OH&S too cautious. Supermarket ..."

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2018

Oslo Hostel Rønningen
Central City Hostel
2 out of 5
Kjølberggata 29B, Oslo
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Located in Gamle Oslo, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Toyen Park, Oslo Opera House and Munch Museum. Oslo Spektrum and Nobel Peace Center are also within ...
3.5/5Good! (145 reviews)
"The room is so small you can’t put a small suitcase on the floor and there’s nowhere to lock a suitcase away given the lack of room for one in the rooms, there’s kitchen equipment and washing up liquids etc but no drying rack, tea towel or a sink plug. The rooms were very cold and we had to leave ..."

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019

Central City Hostel
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Oslo Vandrerhjem Haraldsheim
2 out of 5
Haraldsheimveien 4, Oslo
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Situated in Oslo, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Tonsen Church and within 3 miles (5 km) of Oslo Opera House and Munch Museum. Oslo Spektrum and University ...
3.7/5Good! (221 reviews)
"I turned up with 2 children with additional needs having walked from the city centre. We found that the hostel was closed. My daughter was very distressed. Apparently there was some kind of virus going round. The staff were amazing. They put us up in a disability access block and let us stay the ..."

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Oslo Vandrerhjem Haraldsheim
Saga Poshtel Oslo Central
2 out of 5
Kongens gate 7, Oslo
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Located in Oslo City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Nobel Peace Center, Oslo Opera House and Oslo Spektrum. Aker Brygge and Munch Museum are ...
4.1/5Very Good! (687 reviews)
Great hostel with a broken System While at Stay
"Great check in and plenty of amenities that make it one of the favored hostel. Nearby a lot of great attractions. Also a great bonus is the fact that the breakfast is free and offers great food from eggs to hash browns. Rooms for me did not impress as I was having problem withthe keycard and I told ..."

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2020

Saga Poshtel Oslo Central
Central and cozy apartment in Oslo
2 out of 5
9 Rubina Ranas gate, Oslo, Oslo
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Located in Gronland, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Intercultural Museum and Oslo Spektrum. Oslo Opera House and Munch Museum are also within 15 minutes. ...
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
One of the best apartments in Oslo.
"It was a pleasure to stay in this apartment. The host was so friendly and helpful. The apartment was very central, close to everything you need. I will definitely come back here again in the future."

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Central and cozy apartment in Oslo
HI Oslo Holtekilen Vandrerhjem
2 out of 5
55 Michelets vei, Baerum, Viken
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Telenor Arena, Oslofjord and CC Vest Shopping Centre. Henie Onstad Art Centre is 2.4 mi (3.8 ...
HI Oslo Holtekilen Vandrerhjem
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2 out of 5
Midtveien 13 A, Oslo
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Located in Bjerke, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Bjerke Racetrack and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Munch Museum. Linderud Manor and Tonsen Church are also within ...
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Radisson Blu Airport Hotel, Oslo Gardermoen

Radisson Blu Airport Hotel, Oslo Gardermoen

4 out of 5
Hotelveien, Gardermoen, Ullensaker
The price is Rs23,834 per night from 16 May to 17 May
4.3/5Excellent! (2,551 reviews)
"Great hotel"

Reviewed on 6 Apr 2021

Radisson Blu Airport Hotel, Oslo Gardermoen
Karl Johan Hotel

Karl Johan Hotel

4 out of 5
Karl Johans gate 33, Oslo
4.5/5Wonderful! (62 reviews)
Almost perfect
"Best location, very good service,nice and clean room, big TVand amazing shower! Only minus was the lack of mini bar/fridge. Will be back again!"

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2020

Karl Johan Hotel
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo

4 out of 5
Sonja Henies Plass 3 Postboks 9206, Oslo
The price is Rs10,560 per night from 25 Apr to 26 Apr
4.3/5Excellent! (3,065 reviews)
"Great location, next to train and bus stations. Friendly helpful staff. Great breakfast."

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Oslo, one of the 8 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Oslo for good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out cultural highlights like the museums in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Oslo?

Good weather's always better when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 7° C and night-time temperatures average -7° C
  • April-June: 19° C is the daytime average and -2° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 22° C and night-time averages are around 6° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 12° C during the day and -6° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 745 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Oslo?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Karl Johan Street
  • Royal Palace
Natural Features
  • Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • Frogner Park
  • Medieval Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Munch Museum
  • Viking Ship Museum
  • Norwegian Resistance Museum

Overall, Oslo is known for its:

  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Monuments
  • Theatre
  • Tours
  • Art
  • Restaurants
  • Cafes

How to Get to Oslo and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in Oslo (OSL-Gardermoen), located 23 mi (37 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Sandefjord (TRF-Torp), which is 53.4 mi (86 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to make use of public transport. Nearby metro stations include Jernbanetorget T-Station, Dronningens Gate Tram Station and Kirkeristen Tram Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Oslo Central Station, Oslo Central Station or Nationaltheatret Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Oslo?
By choosing a hostel, you can cut your spending on lodging and use more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your trip. You can check out cultural highlights like the museums in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Oslo?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to start: Central City Apartments - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Toyen T-Bane and Toyen Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a computer station. Oslo Hostel Rønningen - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels, showers and lockers in all rooms. Saga Poshtel Oslo Central - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Dronningens Gate Tram Station and Christiania Torv Tram Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens. Central and cozy apartment in Oslo - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Gronland T-Bane. Property features include free WiFi, laundry facilities and TV in a common area. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms. Central City Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Toyen T-Bane and Toyen Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find showers and hairdryers in all rooms.
How many hostels should I expect to find in Oslo?
If you’re searching for a low-cost place to stay in Oslo, one of Expedia’s 8 hostels could be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Oslo?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 14°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of -3°C. The snowiest months in Oslo are January, March, February and April, with each month seeing an average of 30 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Oslo?
Generally, Oslo is known for its museums, monuments and theatres. Major attractions include Oslo Opera House, Viking Ship Museum and Oslo Spektrum. Get out into nature with places such as Oslo Botanic Garden, Palace Park and Ekebergparken Sculpture Park. Cultural attractions include Nobel Peace Center, Munch Museum and Kon Tiki Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Oslo while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Oslo in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Gardermoen Airport (OSL), located 23 mi (37 km) away. An alternative is Sandefjord (TRF-Torp), located 53.4 mi (86 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to make use of public transport. Take advantage of metro transport at Jernbanetorget T-Station, Dronningens Gate Tram Station and Kirkeristen Tram Station. To see more of the area, catch a train at Oslo (XZO-Oslo Central Train Station), Oslo Central Station or Nationaltheatret Station.