Gaustad Hotel Oslo ★★★

3.8 /5
Overall score
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.3
Location:
3.5
Value:
3.5
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Overview

Here, you can enjoy a peaceful stay close to fields and fresh air, and yet within easy reach of the city centre and all that that Oslo has to offer. The hotel is a full-service hotel with 124 comfortable rooms as well as rooms for disabled guests. For people with young children, there is a lounge with a play area and books for the little ones, as well as a TV and DVD player. In the reception area is a fireplace and sofa where you can relax. Here you will find tranquility in a cosy atmosphere, where the staff do their best to ensure that your experience is a good one.

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Amenities

Featured

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities

General

  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Elevators

Dining

  • Restaurant

Services

  • Laundry service
  • Conference facilities

Internet

  • WiFi

Parking

  • Parking

Reviews

3.8 /5 Overall score

100% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 3/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.5/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.5/5
  • Comfort: 4.3/5
  • Location: 3.5/5
  • Value: 3.5/5

Excellent Option

Would recommend Fri, Oct 25, 2013
I really enjoyed my stay here. It was just for one night, but I felt really comfortable. Oslo is a seriously expensive city and finding anything affordable that is not a hostel is nearly impossible. However, the Gaustad Hotel is clean and minutes away from Oslo University- and a very good value. It is a minimal hotel room, however has all the essentials. The bathroom came with soap and shampoo, and there was a hair dryer that I did not use (Also, a big plus was that the bathroom had heated flooring!). The most important thing for me was that everything was fresh and clean- and it was indeed. It is a hospital-associated hotel, so expect the staff to make you feel welcomed, but not pampered. A downside would be the meal service. It is restricted to certain limited hours and there is definitely no room service. There is no WiFi, but you can access internet through an ethernet cable. I needed to stay in my room past check-out and the staff accommodated me willingly.

| Stavanger, NO Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

ideal for those without vehicles

Would recommend Tue, Oct 15, 2013
Enjoyed my stay but parking is an issue. The staff and rooms were brilliant and very accommodating for short and long visits with transport links literally on the door step. A bit difficult to find at first but the one issue I personally had was parking. You have to park in the hospital car park or walk approx a mile for cheaper parking. All said... I enjoyed this hotel!!! Thank you to the staff.

Money saver

Free night parking about a mile down the hill past the esso garage onthe right hand side and two blocks further

| uk Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Hotel at a hospital, but it's not sick!

Would recommend Sun, Aug 26, 2012
This hotel is part of the campus of a major hospital. A transit stop is at the hotel, and the fares aren't budget busters for a 20-minute ride to the city center. The breakfast buffet was reasonable, and the afternoon buffet (it closes before a "US" dinner hour) was good. The location is quiet and restful. We saw many sights in Oslo, including the Vigeland Sculpture Gardens, Munch Museum, Akershuis Fortress, Kon-Tiki Museum, FRAM Museum, Volksmuseum, and Viking Ships Museum. It was easy to get to all of them by public transit. One downside: parking is expensive, about $34 US per day!

| Rockaway, NJ Couples

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Nice hotel

Would recommend Wed, Aug 15, 2012
The staff were very friendly and helpful and the room was basic and clean. The hotel was at the end of the 17 & 18 tram link about 15-20mins ride from the centre. This was an issue when there was maintenance work over the weekend but the replacement bus service was good. The location was a bit of a problem as we had an early return flight so had to catch a night bus into the city centre to then catch the bus to the airport which we just caught in time as the night bus was running late. Oslo being expensive we didn’t want to hire a taxi. The hotel is based around a hospital and office buildings. There were no shops around the hotel but they did sell a few essential items. For breakfast there was an option of cold meats, cereal or hot food. The staff kindly prepared a packed breakfast for us to take for our early flight home. Overall the stay at the hotel was pleasant and the people of Oslo are very friendly.

| London, England Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 1 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Nearby points of interest

Ullevaal Stadion 0.5 mi
University of Oslo 0.6 mi
Ulleval 0.6 mi
Nordberg 1.1 mi
Frognerbadet 1.3 mi
Vigeland Park 1.4 mi
Majorstuen and Frogner 1.5 mi
Sagene 1.6 mi
Korketrekkeren 1.6 mi
Njårdhallen 1.7 mi
Mathallen Oslo 1.7 mi
St. Hanshaugen 1.8 mi
Uranienborg 1.8 mi
BI Norwegian Business School 1.9 mi
Holmenkollen 1.9 mi
Birkelunden 2 mi
Bislett Stadion 2 mi
Torshov 2.1 mi
Det Norske Teatret 2.1 mi
Grunerlokka 2.3 mi
Nasjonalbiblioteket 2.6 mi
Aker Brygge 2.7 mi
Sinsen 2.7 mi
Oslo Nye Teater 2.8 mi
Oslo Railway station 2.9 mi
Oslo Domkirke 2.9 mi
CC Vest 3.3 mi
Fram Museum 3.4 mi
Gamlebyen 3.5 mi
Bygdoj 3.6 mi
Helsfyr 3.8 mi
Fornebu 5.8 mi
Furuset 5.9 mi
Høstutstillingen 6.1 mi
Sandvika 7.7 mi
Holocaust Center 19.3 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

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