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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Positive: good breakfast, polite and helpful breakfast personell. Negative: rooms need renovation. Old stains on fridge and furniture. Not the room you would expect for this price (even though we had a discount). Reception staff borderline impolite and arrogant. Asked for an extra pillow and new batteries in remote control - we had to bring the remote to the desk...

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Slottsparken, Front Office Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Dear Marius A, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review here on Tripadvisor. We take all reviews into consideration when choosing which areas to focus on to improve ourselves. I am very sorry you found our reception staff to be impolite and arrogant, I can ensure you that this is not something we like to identify...

Reviewed 25 October 2016

Staff was really polite, quick check in and out. Great breakfast, lot of space in the breakfast restaurant. The location is great, close to the royal castle and city center. Great to jog around the royal castle park, 3 laps equals 5000m. Fitness room is sub standard, non functioning equipment still there (some of it was there and out of...

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Slottsparken, Front Office Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Dear Morten S, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts here at Tripadvisor. I am very pleased to see that you find our breakfast and location to be great. When it comes to the fitness rooms some of the equipment gets broken from time to time, but we do try to fix these errors as soon as...

Vasteras, Sweden
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I had the fortune of getting a room on the 8:th floor with a large balcony. Oslo skyline was very nice to watch. The room had a clean bathroom unfortunately the door had a large hole in it. Breakfast was good and the nespresso machine in the lobby gave me good coffee. The hotel is situated within walking distance of...

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Slottsparken, Guest Relations Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Hi JoJoSWE, Thank you so much for the visit and thank you for your lovely review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay. Very nice to see that you liked the room, the breakfast and the coffee. I do not know what happened to the door in your room, but off course it is not supposed to be like...

Linlithgow
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel is next to the Royal Palace and central for trams to all areas. Walking distance from the sea front and ferries to islands and museums . Hotel is a mix of newly renovated rooms and those needing updated. .make sure you get the new ones!

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Slottsparken, Guest Relations Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Dear Strathreun, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. I am happy to read that you liked the location and our newly renovated rooms. We are working on getting started with renovation of the remaining 50% of the rooms in the nearest future. I hope that you will choose to stay Thon Hotel Slottsparken again...

Tinn Municipality, Norway
Reviewed 2 October 2016

And this hotel also has a guest laundry with a washing machine. perfect for someone like me. I travel in connection with voluntary work in an NGO, have to stay in hotels, but prefer to save by not eating out and avoiding laundry service. My first choice is always the budget hotel Astoria, but this is Plan B when they...

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Slottsparken, Guest Relations Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Dear Ingrid Johanne V, Thank you so much for your great review. I am happy to read that you liked the breakfast, the room and the location. Since almost all our rooms have a kitchen, it is a perfect choise for people who does not want to eat out every day. Soon we will also have a new laundry room...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I stayed at Thon Hotel Slottsparken for 14 nights in August/September 2016. In addition to staying there for training, I organized a private event there, so I also rented their Penthouse and a suite on the 9th floor for a weekend. I lived in two different rooms before/after the suite, so in total I tested four different rooms. Almost all...

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Slottsparken, Front Office Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Dear outofthelight, Thank you for taking the time to write a comprehensive review. I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed your stay here, and that both your event and your stay in general was a success. I am especially pleased to see that the front desk staff was at hands to help you with whatever you needed! It's also...

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel has average rooms. The first room we had was poor with a bed that dipped heavily in the middle, but they quickly changed our room to a better one when we asked. Bathrooms are dated but the bed was eventually comfortable. Breakfast here is good. Staff are good. Location is great for the main attractions of Oslo, all...

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Slottsparken, Front Office Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Dear Philippa C, Thank you for your fine review. I am pleased to see that you found our location to be great as a starting point for Oslo Marathon. I am pleased to see that you found our breakfast and staff to be good. Wish you the best of luck in future marathons, and hope we'll see you again for...

Annandale, Virginia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My family has stayed there twice on visits to Oslo. We love it. It's only a five minute walk from the Royal Palace! Yes, it's not in downtown Oslo, but that's only a 15 minute walk away. And that means it's quieter. The facility is up to date with wi-fi, flat-screen TVs, and lots of electrical sockets. But best of...

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Slottsparken, Front Office Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Dear Queen522, Thank you very much for your comprehensive and amusing review! I am glad to see that our breakfast was sufficient for you guys, and I hope you got your Omega 3-levels up from all the fish you must have eaten during your stays here. I am sincerely happy to see that you loved it here, and especially that...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This hotel is located very close to the royal palace about 10-15 minutes walking from the Central Station. Rooms are simple, clean and comfortable. Prices are usually quite good for this hotel, at least when I was there.

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Slottsparken, Front Office Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Greetings Gaetano D, Thank you for your good review. I am pleased to see that you found our rooms to be clean and comfortable and our prices to be quite good. I hope we will be able to see you again in the nearest future. Best regards, Martin Jensen

Reviewed 17 August 2016

Very tired rooms, not drain in the shower. Bulb and remote was not working.Not available parking. Good breakfast. Many cigarettes in a glass on the terrace. Very central Oslo and close to Karl Johans gate

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Slottsparken, Front Office Manager at Thon Hotel Slottsparken, responded to this review

Dear Raymond K, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to see that you were unhappy with your stay here with us. Some of our rooms are yet to be renovated, but this doesn't excuse that the bulbs and remotes are not working. We are also a non-smoking hotel, so cigarettes should not be found anywhere on our premises....

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thon Hotel Slottsparken is an apartment hotel in the heart of Oslo. The hotel is in a central yet quiet location by the Royal Palace, close to the major shopping streets, restaurants and museums, and the lovely harbour is just minutes away. The hotel provides apartments and suites furnished and equipped to suit both daily and monthly stays. All rooms have private bathrooms, kitchenettes, cable-tv, telephone and wireless internet access. A large breakfast buffet is available, and there is a fitness room. Slottsparken's nine well-equipped conference rooms have room for up to 90 persons. Note: The hotel is currently renovating its rooms and common areas. Some construction noise may occur. The hotel apologises for any the inconvenience this may cause. The renovation will be completed during the spring of 2012. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thon Hotel Slottsparken

Address: Wergelandsveien 5, Oslo 0167, Norway (Formerly Golden Tulip)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: $166 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thon Hotel Slottsparken 3.5*
Number of rooms: 248
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 of 5 bubbles 159mariusa, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I recommend to go for some of the larger rooms and ask if it is possible to get one that is newly refurbished.”
 of 5 bubbles outofthelight, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Tired hotel and rooms”
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“rooms at the end of corridors-no wifi signal”
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