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... we came out to snow. Across the lake at Finse one should be able to see the Hardangerjøkulen glacier, thought to be the 6th largest in Norway, however unfortunately it was hidden behind clouds when we passed. The snow covered plateau was none the less beautiful to travel through. It felt a bit sad to leave the snow behind and descend back into the grey rain and on Oslo. Oslo is probably a lovely city, however when we ...
... and we could just push our luggage carts with our luggage there. Nice airport hotel. No complaints. After dropping stuff off in the room, we went out to look for food and things to do to kill the afternoon. It was about 3:30. We did not really want to go into Oslo downtown again so we asked the hotel if there was a shopping area where we could get food and do some shopping. They told us to take the bus to Jessheim Storsenter. We book bus 818 and 15 minutes later we were there. It ...
... the trip to Oslo. Not as easy task on a Sunday afternoon.
But, to their credit, they managed to round up seven buses and drivers, arriving at various times in the afternoon. When a bus was spotted on arrival, the multitudes would surge toward it trying to board. Of course, with about 50 seats per bus, it was going to take a while to move the masses.
Eventually everyone got a seat on ...
... in the Mathallen The food is very good and the service is so so. The one thing you must be aware of is that this is not for the faint hearted in price terms. It is VERY expensive and I am unsure if it warrents the prices compared to the quality. But if you are looking for a food fest and donīt mind the price, it is well worth dropping by.
Anyway after that i just went home and went to the spar at the hotel
... From the top you get the most incredible views over the city, the harbour and surrounding countryside. Work started on the line exactly 100 years ago and was finished in 1918. Nowadays over one million passengers a year use the service. Lots of people just take the one way trip and enjoy one of the many trails that start/finish at the top terminal, this however tempting was not an option today as I still had other things to do and time was rapidly running out. On the ...
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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
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- Great views and good location
- Loved this place
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $187
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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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Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $112
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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
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....