Scandic Grensen

Stay in the heart of Oslo – Excellent location - show map

Centrally located in Oslo, this hotel is 2 minutes’ walk from the shopping streetKarl Johans gate and 10 minutes' walk from Oslo Central Station. It offers free WiFi and large windows in each room.

The tastefully decorated rooms at Scandic Grensen include a LED TV with satellite channels and USB connectivity. There is also a safety deposit box. Free toiletries and a hairdryer are found in the bathroom. Some rooms feature street views.

A daily breakfast is served in Scandic Grensen's dining room.

The National Gallery is 300 m from the hotel. The Royal Palace is a 10-minute walk away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Oslo, according to independent reviews.

This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Oslo! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

This property is also rated for the best value in Oslo! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

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Scandic Grensen has been welcoming guests since 18 Mar 2010.
Hotel chain/brand: Scandic

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Most popular facilities

Free WiFi

Non-smoking rooms

Facilities for disabled guests

24-hour front desk


Guests love...

“great breakfast” 
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“friendly staff” 
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“comfortable bed” 
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“boutique style”

Situated in the real heart of Oslo, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Breakfast info

Gluten-free, Buffet

Good coffee!

Free WiFi 
Guests consistently rate the WiFi as excellent


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SleepsRoom type Standard Double Room

  • 1 large double bed 

Show prices Economy Double Room

  • 1 large double bed 

Show prices Superior Double Room

  • 1 large double bed 

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An inside look at Scandic Grensen

Scandic Grensen gives you the best location in Oslo at a great price and is suitable for business trips and city vacations. Our hotel is filled with high quality and smart details such as free wifi and USB power outlets in all rooms. Our rooms are small but efficient with convenient storage solutions, a comfortable bed and a lovely raindrop shower. All you need for a city break or a relaxed day in between meetings.

See availabilityHotel surroundings – Excellent location - show mapGuests loved walking around the neighbourhood!

Closest landmarks

  • Oslo Parliament

    0.1 km

  • Karl Johans gate

    0.2 km

  • Norwegian Theatre

    0.2 km

  • The National Gallery

    0.3 km

  • Oslo Cathedral

    0.3 km

  • National Theatre

    0.3 km

  • Historic Museum

    0.5 km

  • Christiania Torv Square

    0.5 km

  • Oslo City Hall

    0.5 km

  • Chat Noir

    0.5 km

Restaurants and markets

  • Matkroken Supermarket

    0.1 km

Closest airports

  • Oslo Airport

    37 km

  • "Sandefjord Airport, Torp"

    85.4 km

Most popular landmarks

  • Rockefeller Music Hall

    0.5 km

  • Oslo Central Station

    0.7 km

  • The Royal Palace Park

    0.8 km

  • Oslo Spektrum Music Arena

    0.8 km

  • The Royal Palace

    0.8 km

  • Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

    0.9 km

  • Aker Brygge

    0.9 km

  • Akershus Fortress

    0.9 km

  • Frogner Park

    2.3 km

  • Sognsvann Lake

    6.8 km

What travellers love about this location

“Breakfast, cleanliness and location.”

Liliana United Kingdom


“Good location, great breakfast”

Alicja United Kingdom


“Location was excellent. Breakfast was very good and well presented. Our room was relatively quiet, good for a central city location and we slept well. ”

Elizabeth Australia


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See availabilityFacilities of Scandic Grensen

Most popular facilities

Free WiFi

Non-smoking rooms

Facilities for disabled guests

24-hour front desk



  • Pets are not allowed.


  • Bikes available (free)

  • Cycling Off-site

Food & Drink

  • On-site coffee house

  • Chocolate or cookiesAdditional charge

  • Fruits Additional charge

  • Wine/champagneAdditional charge

  • Snack bar

  • Good coffee!


  • Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


  • No parking available.


  • Daily housekeeping

  • Lockers

  • Trouser press Additional charge

  • Luggage storage

  • Tour desk

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Dry cleaning Additional charge

  • Laundry Additional charge

  • 24-hour front desk


  • Non-smoking throughout

  • Allergy-free room

  • Heating

  • Lift

  • Facilities for disabled guests

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Newspapers

Languages spoken

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Estonian

  • Finnish

  • Icelandic

  • Italian

  • Norwegian

  • Polish

  • Portuguese

  • Romanian

  • Russian

  • Swedish

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See availabilityHouse rulesScandic Grensen takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


12:00Until 12:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.

Free! One child under 12 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.

There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.


Pets are not allowed.

Cards accepted at this hotel

Scandic Grensen accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

Scandic Grensen accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

See availabilityThe fine print

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

What guests loved the most:

“Very good location, next to the metro and in the city center.”

Francesca Netherlands

“Great location, very friendly staff and a good breakfast included.”

Gillian United Kingdom

“Comfortable room, Brilliant location, fabulous breakfast, friendly staff, great value for money.”

Katharine United Kingdom

“Hotel was centrally located within easy walking distance from stations and the main shopping areas and restaurants. Hotel was also quiet. Excellent breakfast with plenty of food options. Bed was comfortable. Room was clean and well decorated.”

Maurice United Kingdom

“We were given a tiny economy double room. There was a double bed but no tub as requested. The bed and pillows were really comfortable. .The frokost was of immense variety and of good quality, with waffles.Good location.”

Chris United Kingdom

“Bed a little soft, shower excellent, space in room very cramped, no chair, table, desk, wardrobe, but good enough to just sleep and shower. Previous comments helped manage the expectations”

Peter United Kingdom

“Very comfortable bed, nice breakfast, good location. Even though it is in middle of the city centre it is very quiet. Staff is very friendly. Good wifi.”

Kenneth Netherlands

“Hotel location is excellent. The staff was very courteous. Breakfast was quite sumptuous & healthy.”

Rajeev India

“The breakfast is fabulous. Food has high quality and satisfying varieties. Location is perfect just a short walk to everything.”

Mena Egypt

“Hotel was helpful in storing a large suitcase for a whole week while we went walking in the mountains. Great service!”

Ian Australia