TripAdvisor Reviews H8 Oslo
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... all. He looks at the address and goes “that’s far! Yeah, very far!” (he was also quite large, I think even a 5 minute walk to him would have been "very far"). Anyways, I wasn’t sure that he was right, considering the guy at the first tram station said it wasn’t far from the stop I was getting off at. Luckily, the other guy eating dinner with the Shell employee was a taxi driver. Exhausted and hungry I just said “would you mind giving ...
As we headed west toward Oslo, the terrain became rocky foothills with hundreds of picturesque glacial lakes. Clouds would quickly come in, it would rain hard and then just as quickly clear up. The clouds are low to the ground and piled high against a bright blue sky. We passed small sea inlets with colorful villages stacked up on the hills over the marinas. We'll see much larger fjords when we get to the west side in a month!
We ended ...
... peeing, complete with water-spray.....
Sigh.....Must be getting old, I guess....
Yesterday, Thursday, KA and MrT headed off to work and Treas and I walked into town which is a goodish walk of several Kms, much fortunately, down-hill, and then we wandered around Oslo's spectacular opera house, which I love. It reminds me of Sydney's opera house but done in an ultra modern fashion.
We then walked further into town and around the Arkebrygga (sp?) ...
... by the fortress. This was during the reign if Danish-Norwegian king Christian IV. Now it houses the presentation rooms of the Norwegian government.
Also within the fortifications was the Resistance Museum which showed the role and actions of the resistance during the German occupation of Norway which began April 9, 1940. The occupation was facilitated by the Norwegian Nazi-party leader ...
... trip of 16km, half up and half down. Being 1,848m high and starting from pretty much zero (down on the fjord below), it was challenging but the well-made path helped a lot. However the weather wasn’t fully cooperating, about halfway up on the exposed rocky mountainside the wind started to whistle through the gaps in the mountains and before it reaches you it blows across the giant Jostedalsbreen ice cap – it ...
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
- Above the average
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Grünerløkka - Sofienberg, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Good & central business hotel
- Money well spent
- Great Hotel
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
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $112
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Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $159
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- 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
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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
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- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $143
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
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- Outdated and Overrated....