Rica Holmenkollen Park Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRica Holmenkollen Park Hotel Oslo
Nice, clean hotel. Quiet location next to the ski jump. Stunning view (overview of Oslo) from the front side of the hotel. 5min walking from the metro to the city center (NOK 30.-) parking available under the hotel (NOK 150.- a day).
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Oh yeah, the tap water here tastes amazing. Really clean, no aftertaste at all! Glad I brought a water bottle!
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