$113 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 23, 2015 Check-out: May 24, 2015

Scandic Byporten

4 stars
View map of Jernbanetorget 6, 0154 OSLO, Oslo, 0154

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
12 reviews
Excellent

The hotel location is very central right outside the train station and in the center of Oslo.... See full review

  • Travel is all
  • Sep 7, 2014
Great Location

Great location attached to train station perfect for making early morning trains. Walking distance... See full review

  • skiman
  • Aug 11, 2014
Sleek Oslo hotel adjacent to Central Station with fjord views

The stylish Scandic Byportem offers its guests stunning Oslo Fjord and city views and a central location adjacent to the Oslo Central Railway. After a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning, guests enjoy the historic, cultural and shopping attractions within easy walking distance. The Byporten Shopping Center is in the same building, and a wide range of nearby restaurants, pubs and cafes are nearby. Back at the hotel, guests relax over cocktails in the lobby bar and lounge.

Highlights
  • Oslo city and fjord views
  • Adjacent to Oslo Central Station
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast
  • Family-friendly hotel
  • Free wireless Internet access available throughout the hotel
Rooms

Scandic Byportem features 239 guest rooms which are comfortably appointed with sleek wooden furniture, neutral colors with warm red and blue accents and gleaming hardwood floors. All rooms are equipped with modern conveniences including free wireless Internet, coffee/tea makers, mini bars and satellite TV with pay movies. Private bathrooms have a hair-dryer. Smoking and disabled rooms are available on request.

Features

The chic Scandic Byporten is located in the heart of Oslo. Guests head out to enjoy the nearby attractions which include the Akershuis Fortress and Karl Johan Street. Shoppers will enjoy the proximity of the Byporten Shopping Center which is right in the same building. There are numerous museums and theatres within walking distance. Outdoor athletes are close to skiing venues and the Bogstad Golf Club.

 

The Scandic Byporten is eco-friendly. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Business guests take advantage of two small meeting rooms for up to 16 guests. On-site parking is available (fees apply).

Transportation
  • Oslo Gardemoen Airport (23 mi/37 km)
Attractions
  • Oslo Cathedral (Domkirke) (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Storting (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Oslo Opera House (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Museum for Contemporary Art (0.4 mi/0.7 km)
  • National Gallery (0.6 mi/0.9 km)
  • National Theater (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Oslo City Hall (0.6 mi/1 km)
Business
  • 2 fully equipped meeting rooms for up to 16 guests
  • Banquet facilities
  • Free wireless Internet access available throughout the hotel

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Scandic Byporten Rooms

Standard Room
Our rooms have a modern interior design, and their facilities include TV, minibar, trouser press, iron and hairdryer. There is an armchair for relaxing and a separate bathroom with shower.
Superior Room
Our superior rooms have a modern interior design, and their facilities include TV, minibar, trouser press, iron and hairdryer. There are two armchair for relaxing and a separate bathroom with bathtub. Twin beds or queen-size bed.
Suite
Our suites have a modern interior design with wooden floors, and their facilities include TV, minibar, trouser press, iron and hairdryer. There is a sofa and two armchair for relaxing, a separate bedroom and a separate bathroom with bathtub.

Amenities

  • Free breakfast
General
Pet friendly
Dining
Free breakfast
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee shop
Services
24 hour front desk
Maid service
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
In-Room Safe
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Room
Telephone

Nearby points of interest

  • Eldorado Kino: 0 mi
  • Oslo Railway station: 0.1 mi
  • Oslo Nye Teater: 0.4 mi
  • Aker Brygge: 0.7 mi
  • Det Norske Teatret: 0.7 mi
  • Gamlebyen: 0.7 mi
  • Grunerlokka: 0.8 mi
  • Bygdoj: 0.8 mi
  • Bislett Stadion: 1 mi
  • Nasjonalbiblioteket: 1 mi
  • St. Hanshaugen: 1.1 mi
  • Uranienborg: 1.2 mi
  • Mathallen Oslo: 1.3 mi
  • Birkelunden: 1.4 mi
  • Majorstuen and Frogner: 1.7 mi
  • Eldorado Kino: 0 mi
  • Oslo Railway station: 0.1 mi
  • Oslo Nye Teater: 0.4 mi
  • Aker Brygge: 0.7 mi
  • Det Norske Teatret: 0.7 mi
  • Gamlebyen: 0.7 mi
  • Grunerlokka: 0.8 mi
  • Bygdoj: 0.8 mi
  • Bislett Stadion: 1 mi
  • Nasjonalbiblioteket: 1 mi
  • St. Hanshaugen: 1.1 mi
  • Uranienborg: 1.2 mi
  • Mathallen Oslo: 1.3 mi
  • Birkelunden: 1.4 mi
  • Majorstuen and Frogner: 1.7 mi
  • Helsfyr: 1.8 mi
  • Sagene: 1.8 mi
  • Fram Museum: 1.9 mi
  • Frognerbadet: 1.9 mi
  • Sinsen: 2 mi
  • Korketrekkeren: 2.1 mi
  • Vigeland Park: 2.2 mi
  • University of Oslo: 2.3 mi
  • Torshov: 2.4 mi
  • Ulleval: 2.7 mi
  • BI Norwegian Business School: 2.8 mi
  • Ullevaal Stadion: 2.8 mi
  • Nordberg: 3.2 mi
  • Høstutstillingen: 3.3 mi
  • Njårdhallen: 3.4 mi
  • CC Vest: 3.9 mi
  • Holmenkollen: 4.6 mi
  • Fornebu: 5 mi
  • Furuset: 5 mi
  • Sandvika: 7.9 mi
  • Norwegian University of Life Sciences: 16.7 mi

Dining

Lobby Bar
The hotel lobby is a popular meeting place for our guests, and the lobby bar serves various beverages and light dishes.
Restaurant Egon
Scandic Byporten cooperates with its nearest neighbour, Restaurant Egon, for serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and food requests for meetings.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 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.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Scandic Byporten

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
12 out of 12
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.8
Value:
3.6

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
KBAZ
Business
N/A
Mar 21, 2015

Location, Location, Location

Hotel is average at best. Room was not ready when we arrived. Staff was accommodating to the best of their ability. SUPER easy access to all public transportation!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Scandic Byporten

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JL.319
Business
Chicago
Jan 15, 2015

Decent

Hotel was under construction, but super convenient with close proximity to OSL. Would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Travel is all
Business
Tampa, Florida
Sep 7, 2014

Excellent

The hotel location is very central right outside the train station and in the center of Oslo. Walking distance to all the tourist attractions, and adjacent to a mall. The reception staff is very friendly, polite, and helpful. The room was small but sufficient for a short stay of no more than a few days. The breakfast that is included in the room price is very good, tasty, and being served at a restaurant across the lobby from the hotel. Definitely stay there again when in Oslo.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Dining is expensive in Norway. However, there is a supermarket one floor above the hotel in a mall, and one can buy there all types of food and eat it in the room rather in a restaurant.

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Review of Scandic Byporten

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
skiman
Business
MN
Aug 11, 2014

Great Location

Great location attached to train station perfect for making early morning trains. Walking distance to all the Oslo attractions. GREAT FREE breakfast

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Scandic Byporten

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Vacationer 13
Business
York, Pennsylvania
Feb 8, 2014

Ideal for those traveling by train

Location in a mall attached to the central station made this a good choice for one night in Oslo. Breakfast at the adjacent restaurant offered various choices. Room was not large or elegant, more of a basic, business traveler type accommodation.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Scandic Byporten

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Zac Harry
Business
Nicosia, Cyprus
Aug 27, 2013

Average hotel

Average hotel in practical location. Worth if a good price deal.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Scandic Byporten

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Pairodocs
Business
Rochester, NY
Jul 7, 2013

Excellent Location

While it was a bit confusing to locate the hotel by walking through a shopping center, the location couldn't be better! Right outside the door is the major tourist thoroughfare and easy access to trains, buses, and trams. Everything is super expensive in Oslo, so, while not inexpensive, the location and value was excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful. Room was clean and adequate for three. Breakfast at the Egon was excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Scandic Byporten

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
sfhunter
Business
Nashville, Tennessee
Jun 4, 2012

Convenience in the heart of Oslo

Could not be more conveniently situated, but you have to look hard for it as the entrance is in the shopping mall of the central train station. Breakfast was not included. Rooms were spacious. A great jumping off place for sightseeing as the tram is right outside.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Scandic Byporten

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Three cousins
Business
CA and ID
Jun 30, 2011

Wonderful base camp

We used the hotel as a base for side trips so having the train and tram close by was very helpful. We could have used a car rental dealership close by. Even though the trains, trams, and buses were practically right outside our window, the sound was not a problem.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The breakfasts were wonderful with a huge selection of items. It was a short walk to the opera house and the waterfront.

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Review of Scandic Byporten

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Georgetown, TX
Sep 1, 2010

Oslo Scandic Byporen Hoel

We were only in Oslo 1 night, so it wasn't that big a deal that the bed was a double, but there was only single bedding on it . . . one pillow, one twin blanket. we found another pillow in the closet, but the additional comforter was dirty & didn't have a duvet on it. there was also only one towel in the bathroom. I guess 'twin' means different things in different countries -- I thought we were getting twin beds . . .

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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