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Reviewed 16 November 2012

Safe, clean, secure they have an on suite bathroom, they also have a kitchen in the room which BTW, means you can drink the water because it comes out of the mains supply not a water tank on the roof, also having read some of the reviews on here :- i really do not know what planet some of these...

1Thank lovejumping
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 27 October 2012 via mobile

Very good clean hotel, five minutes from central station, ten minutes walk from storting, i will stay there once again if oslo wil be not so small:-):-) coffee free of charge on the ground floor as well as tea. I recomend to visit this modern hotel

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Ezzahra, Tunisia
Reviewed 26 October 2012

I have booked the Hostel with the Norwegian airlines which offers a great deals when you are traveling within the Scandinavian countries. You might get confused when you book since there is Anker Hostel and Anker Hotel which belong to the same company and they are next to each others. The room are clean but you have to rent linen...

1Thank TunisianSalma
Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 9 October 2012

A little bit expensive (but this is normal in Norway). The rooms are very simple and the commom area is small and not very "happy". But if you want just sleep is ok! The hostel is close to the central station (about 7 minutes walking) but the neighborhood is not the beeeest one.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Central location,can say clean! bit of a struggle to rent the bedding (even i drag everywhere my own stuff but still would be good an other protection) .another silly point is to leave deposit for kitchen box and only for 3 hrs...otherwise sort of friendly staff.yes soap would be good and a common kitchen or more sitting area.good point u...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Oslo being super expensive, we ended up at the Anker hostel, the cheapest hostel available. Locationwise, it is very central and we did not have to use public transport during the three days we were there, which was good for our wallet. However, being close to the main station, it was in the middle of a not-so-safe area. The hostel...

1Thank Alex_J0nes
Reviewed 5 September 2012

I stayed one night (room 3-11 - don't stay in it) and there were bed bugs. On the plus side, they moved me when I went down to complain. The next day, one of the staff was really helpful in helping me sort and wash everything (and that means everything including luggage), but still eliminating bed bugs was not what...

10Thank friendofglen
Reviewed 4 September 2012

The hostel is located about a 10 minute walk from the train station but as a female alone I didn't feel safe in the area at night. The staff are friendly enough. Rooms are just ok, they were clean enough. There is a stove and fridge in the rooms and a bigger kitchen on the same floor but no cooking...

1Thank Brisbanetraveller91
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2012

I stayed two times in this hostel.What I can say is it is the best choice for budget travellers and the cheapest accomodation in town. Since Norway is an expensive country this hostel providing a better deal compared to the other hotels or hostels in town. The location is very good and a walking distance from Oslo train and bus...

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Stayed Mid may 2012 Hostel was ok. Clean, fresh sheets. There are kitchens in the rooms (which I liked) but you needed to rent a cooking kit - now you got your money back but you could only rent for a few hours otherwise you lose your deposit and they had limited supply of kitchen boxes.  Not a very social...

2Thank JDCmusic

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Anker Hostel is a modern hostel situated in the center of Oslo.8 minutes walking distance from Oslo central station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anker Hostel

Address: Storgata 55, Oslo 0182, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: $51 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Anker Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Get another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Solborn, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you got no other place to sleep, take it.”
 of 5 bubbles 93johnnyc, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“lower room is the best,Near Wifi router.”
 of 5 bubbles nuchnartv, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a private room. You'll pay just a little more, but you'll have more privacy and sleep better.”
 of 5 bubbles SeattleNwdude, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lower floors have better wifi reception.”
 of 5 bubbles lauraniriada, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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