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Featured Hostels in Oslo

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 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (689 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 Feb 8, 2020

Saga Poshtel Oslo Central
Central City Hostel
2 out of 5
Kjølberggata 29B, Oslo
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Located in Toyen, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Oslofjord and Munch Museum. Oslo Opera House and Oslo Spektrum are also within 1 mi (2 km). Toyen ...

3.5/5Good! (144 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 Dec 15, 2019

Central City Hostel
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 Royal Palace. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (47 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 Aug 31, 2018

Oslo Hostel Rønningen

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Central City Apartments
2 out of 5
Kjolberggaten 29, Oslo
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The price is $65 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 24

Located in Toyen, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Oslofjord and Munch Museum. Oslo Opera House and Oslo Spektrum are also within 1 mi (2 km). Toyen ...

3.2/5 (983 reviews)

"near everything you want in Oslo.subway,bus.trikk!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Central City Apartments
HI Oslo Holtekilen Vandrerhjem
2 out of 5
55 Michelets vei, Baerum, Viken
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Oslofjord and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Telenor Arena. CC Vest Shopping Centre and Henie Onstad Art Centre ...

HI Oslo Holtekilen Vandrerhjem
Oslo Vandrerhjem Haraldsheim
2 out of 5
Haraldsheimveien 4, Oslo
The price is $66 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 25

Situated in Oslo, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Tonsen Church and within 3 mi (5 km) of Oslo Opera House and Munch Museum. Oslo Spektrum and University ...

3.7/5Good! (217 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 Mar 14, 2020

Oslo Vandrerhjem Haraldsheim
Anker Hostel
2 out of 5
Storgata 53H, Oslo
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Located in Oslo City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Oslofjord and Oslo Spektrum. Oslo Opera House and Munch Museum are also within 1 mi (2 ...

3.5/5Good! (985 reviews)
Lovely staff

"Staff were great and very helpful, room facilities were basic but all needed and it was a good price for Oslo. Only issue was that I had to switch rooms as I was put in one that my roommates informed me had someone who was stealing things and using drugs. They’d reported it to reception and so I ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Anker Hostel
StayPlus Budgeted Rooms
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 Oslofjord are also within 1 ...

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Central and cozy apartment in Oslo
2 out of 5
9 Rubina Ranas gate, Oslo, Oslo
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Located in Toyen, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Oslofjord and Oslo Spektrum. Oslo Opera House and Munch Museum are also within 15 minutes. Gronland ...

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 Feb 16, 2020

Central and cozy apartment in Oslo
Huset Hostel
2 out of 5
3 Schleppegrells gate, Oslo, Oslo
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Located in Grunerlokka, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Honse-Lovisas Hus, Munch Museum, and Oslo Spektrum. Oslo Opera House and Royal Palace are also within ...

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Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo

Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo

4 out of 5
Holbergs Gate 30, Oslo
The price is $125 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 24
4.3/5Excellent! (772 reviews)

"Loved the view of the city from our room. Breakfast included was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo
Scandic Victoria

Scandic Victoria

3.5 out of 5
Rosenkrantzgate 13, Oslo
The price is $88 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
4.2/5Very Good! (1,041 reviews)
Air-conditioning problem and low quality breakfast

"It could be much better if they could serve warm breakfast even in Corona time,i think it is not a big deal it can be safe and easy ,the second problem that i had was air-conditioning system ,i was noisy and i was not sble to adjust the temperature i couldn't even turn it off"…"

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Scandic Victoria
Clarion Hotel The Hub

Clarion Hotel The Hub

4 out of 5
Biskop Gunnerus Gate 3, Oslo
The price is $164 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26
4.4/5Excellent! (1,090 reviews)
Nice staffs, nice place if you’re visiting Oslo.

"Tha staffs was really amazing. The place was close to malls, restaurants and the tram. I stayed for one night, but I will definitely book here again!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Clarion Hotel The Hub
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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 accommodations 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 a 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.

Hostels in Oslo

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to look first:

Anker Hostel - 2-minute walk from Hausmanns Gate Station for easy access to public transit. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Saga Poshtel Oslo Central - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Dronningens Gate Tram Station and Christiania Torv Tram Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Central City Apartments - Close to public transit, 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. Rooms come with showers and desks.

Central City Shared Apartments - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Toyen T-Bane and Toyen Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as TV in a common area. Rooms come with showers and hair dryers.

Oslo Vandrerhjem Haraldsheim - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Sinsenkrysset Tram Station and Sinsen T-Bane. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Rooms come with TVs.

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 44° F and nighttime temperatures average 19° F
  • April-June: 67° F is the daytime average and 29° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 72° F and nighttime averages are around 42° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 53° F during the day and 22° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 29.33 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
  • Theater
  • Tours
  • Art
  • Restaurants
  • Cafés

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 center. 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 transit. 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 going with a hostel you can reduce your spending on lodging and save more of your money for sightseeing during your stay. 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 the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Oslo?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking: Saga Poshtel Oslo Central - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Dronningens Gate Tram Station and Christiania Torv Tram Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms. Central City Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Toyen T-Bane and Toyen Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers and hair dryers. Oslo Hostel Rønningen - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find towels, showers, and lockers in all rooms. Central City Apartments - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Toyen T-Bane and Toyen Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a computer station. HI Oslo Holtekilen Vandrerhjem - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find showers and desks in all rooms.
How many hostels will I be able to find in Oslo?
If you’re searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Oslo, one of Expedia’s 10 hostels could be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Oslo?
Good weather’s always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 58°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 27°F. The snowiest months in Oslo are February, March, January, and December, with each month seeing an average of 14 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Oslo?
Overall, Oslo is known for its museums, monuments, and theaters. Major attractions include Oslo Opera House, Viking Ship Museum, and Oslo Spektrum. Get out into nature with places like 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 and around Oslo in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Gardermoen Airport (OSL), 23 mi (37 km) away. An alternative is Sandefjord (TRF-Torp), which is 53.4 mi (86 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit to get around. Take advantage of metro transit at Jernbanetorget T-Station, Dronningens Gate Tram Station, and Kirkeristen Tram Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Oslo Central Station, Nationaltheatret Station, or Oslo Toyen Station.

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