Best Western Gjoevik Hotel
Travel Blogs from Oslo
... in Africa. People are people, but the weather is untameable, and exotic in itself. We walked from the station to our accommodation - about a 20 minute walk. The weather forecast said it was currently -15 degrees. We decided to walk partly because it's easier than trying to figure out the non-train public transport system, but mostly because we wanted to see what -15 felt like. It was cold. Though I have felt colder in a strange way. It was colder ...
... the tourism office had moved! And where had it moved to you ask...only right next to the train station, pretty much where we had started!!! At this point we decided we were hungry, and not quite ready to spend another 30 minutes heading back to where we had just come from, only to return to the area a second time, because that's where all of the sightseeing was.
So our solution to this predicament...stopping for Thai food. It felt good ...
... different areas around Norway as well as interpreting different time periods in semi-recent history (13th century forward:) Included in the museum was a 3 story apartment house that had been modeled to present apartments from different eras-the 60's, 1910, 1980's etc. The key to Norwegian museum display-don't even think about putting anything in chronological ...
... stories...they are quite dark.
Also we noticed there's trolls. Ugly trolls....sorry Oslo! Part of the dark fairytales like I mentioned before.
Then we went to the wharf that has been re-vamped to bring back residents and tourists, for dinner. Then went to the "beach" where locals sunbake on the grass at the wharf. Some jumped off the jetty. Crikey!
Sun going down around 10.30, ,still confusing us with long sun hours.
I get very excited when I travel somewhere I’ve never been before. A lot of my stops in Europe have already been seen from my last trip, but one place I missed out on was Scandinavia. Fortunately I now have friends in Norway and Denmark who I can visit. My first stop was Bergen.
My flight from Berlin was delayed by several hours, meaning that I arrived in Bergen at 2am and I didn’t have a room booked. Sleeping on an airport bench was ...
Other places to stay in Oslo
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- Charming and with great location, but could need some upgrading
- Didn't like it that much
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Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $179
- One of the best
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- Money well spent
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Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Ok hotel
- Great views and good location
- Loved this place
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Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Old School Atmosphere
- Lovely Hotel (if you dont mind sleepless nights!)
- Would stay there again
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $146
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- Highly recommended
- Great location, free internet access
- Good value
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Excellent location!
- Wonderful hotel
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Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $173
Bygdøy - Frogner, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $146
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Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Helsfyr - Sinsen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Vinderen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Mixed feelings
- Great Rates, Great Location
- So-so hotel
Ullern, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Sentrum, Oslo | 1 star hotelfrom $114
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Late arrival means a smoking room....
- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $143
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Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....