The Thief

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

Featuring rooms with a in-built sound system and private balcony, The Thief is a design boutique hotel on Tjuvholmen in Oslo. The promenade of Aker Brygge is within 5 minutes’ walk. The hotel offers in-room spa treatments, a spa centre and free around-the-clock gym access.

Rooms at this stylish hotel feature a Nespresso machine, a mini-bar and a rainforest shower in the private bathroom. The Thief has 24-hour room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

The Thief Spa includes a Turkish hamam bath, sauna and swimming pool. Guests can also relax on the chic rooftop terrace and enjoy contemporary Norwegian cuisine at the Thief Food Bar.

All guests receive free entry to the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, while the hotel is only a 15-minute walk from the centre of Oslo and the National Gallery.

The nearest bus stop is at Vika Atrium 400 m away, and the National Theatre train station 1.5 km away provides links to Oslo Gardermoen Airport.

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 9.5 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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The Thief has been welcoming guests since 4 Jan 2013.
Hotel chain/brand: Nordic Choice Hotels

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Most popular facilities


Free WiFi

Swimming pool

Spa and wellness centre

Pets allowed

very good fitness centre


Good for couples - they rate the facilities 8.9 for two-person stays.

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM machine on site.

Guests love...

“breakfast buffet” 
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“boutique style”

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info


Good coffee!

Free WiFi 
Guests consistently rate the WiFi as excellent

Private parking at the hotel


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SleepsRoom type Standard Double Room

  • 1 large double bed 

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  • 1 large double bed 

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  • 1 large double bed 

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  • 1 large double bed 

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  • 1 large double bed 

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An inside look at The Thief

Steals you away from everyday life .A different, audacious and timelessly elegant hotel situated at the water’s edge in Tjuvholmen, Oslo. Surrounded by gleaming buildings, art galleries and chic restaurants and bars. Welcome to Oslo’s modern and luxurious designhotel.

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

Closest landmarks

  • Astrup Fearnley Museum

    0.1 km

  • Aker Brygge

    0.4 km

  • Color Line Ferry Terminal Oslo

    0.7 km

  • Nobel Peace Center

    0.7 km

  • Oslo fjord boat tours

    0.8 km

  • Oslo Concert Hall

    0.8 km

  • Restaurant Pascal

    0.9 km

  • Akershus Fortress

    0.9 km

  • The Norwegian Armed Forces Museum

    0.9 km

  • Chat Noir

    0.9 km

Restaurants and markets

  • Joker Supermarket

    0 km

  • Tjuvholmen Sjømagasin Restaurant

    0 km

  • Hanami Sushi Oslo Restaurant

    0 km

  • Wayne's Coffee Cafe/bar

    0.1 km

  • Ica Supermarket Supermarket

    0.1 km

Natural beauty

  • Holmenkollen Mountain

    9.3 km

  • Tryvann Ski lift

    9.3 km

Closest airports

  • Oslo Airport

    38.3 km

  • "Sandefjord Airport, Torp"

    84.3 km

Most popular landmarks

  • National Theatre

    1.1 km

  • The Royal Palace Park

    1.1 km

  • The Royal Palace

    1.1 km

  • DFDS Ferry Terminal Oslo

    1.3 km

  • Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

    1.7 km

  • Oslo Central Station

    1.8 km

  • Rockefeller Music Hall

    1.9 km

  • Oslo Spektrum Music Arena

    1.9 km

  • Frogner Park

    2.2 km

  • Sognsvann Lake

    7.5 km

What travellers love about this location

“The hotel is really nice and located in a fancy and lively area. The rooms are quite comfortable and spacious. The breakfast buffet is stunning! ”

Elisabeth Austria


“Tasteful decorated room. Motion sensors activated the lights. The hotel overlook the Oslo Fjord waterfront, surrounded by gleaming buildings, art galleries and...”Read more

Bader Oman


“Great breakfast spread, excellent location, location, location, comfy bed and efficient service from the staff.”

Jasmin United Kingdom


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See availabilityFacilities of The Thief Great facilities! Review score, 9.0

Most popular facilities


Free WiFi

Swimming pool

Spa and wellness centre

Pets allowed

very good fitness centre



  • Sun terrace

  • Terrace


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.


  • Beach

  • Library

  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)

  • Children's playground

  • Fishing Additional charge

Food & Drink

  • Chocolate or cookiesAdditional charge

  • Fruits Additional charge

  • Bottle of water

  • Special diet menus (on request)

  • Breakfast in the room

  • Bar

  • Good coffee!


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


  • Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and charges are applicable.

  • Accessible parking

  • Electric vehicle charging station

  • Parking garage

  • Secured parking

Pool and wellness

  • Swimming pool

  • Personal trainer

  • Fitness

  • Full body massage

  • Hand massage

  • Head massage

  • Foot massage

  • Neck massage

  • Back massage

  • Spa/wellness packages

  • Foot bath

  • Spa lounge/relaxation area

  • Steam room

  • Spa Facilities

  • Body wrap

  • Body scrub

  • Pedicure

  • Manicure

  • Make up services

  • Facial treatments

  • Beauty Services

  • Indoor pool Additional charge

  • Hammam Additional charge

  • Massage Additional charge

  • Spa and wellness centreAdditional charge

  • Fitness centre

  • Sauna Additional charge

Reception services

  • Concierge service

  • ATM/cash machine on site

  • Luggage storage

  • Ticket service

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • 24-hour front desk

Entertainment and family services

  • Babysitting/child servicesAdditional charge

Cleaning services

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Trouser press Additional charge

  • Shoeshine Additional charge

  • Ironing service

  • Dry cleaning Additional charge

  • Laundry Additional charge

Business facilities

  • Fax/photocopying

  • Meeting/banquet facilitiesAdditional charge


  • Mini-market on site

  • Air conditioning

  • Non-smoking throughout

  • Allergy-free room

  • Heating

  • Soundproof rooms

  • Lift

  • VIP room facilities

  • Barber/beauty shop

  • Facilities for disabled guests

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Newspapers

  • Room service

Languages spoken

  • Danish

  • German

  • Greek

  • English

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Italian

  • Norwegian

  • Polish

  • Portuguese

  • Russian

  • Swedish

  • Filipino

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15:00From 15:00 hours


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 from 0 to 3 years stays free of charge in a child's cot/crib.

Free! One child from 3 to 12 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.

One older child or adult is charged NOK 750 per person per night in an extra bed.

The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.

Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this reservation. During your stay you can pay for any extras using American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club and UnionPay credit card .

ow to get to The Thief from Oslo Airport

  • Public transport

    25 minutes

  • Taxi

    45 minutes

  • Parking available

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What guests loved the most:

“Absolutely loved our stay at the modern & chic Thief. The waterfront location is amazing, close to bars, restaurants and shops. The rooms are spacious and quiet with luxurious comfortable beds. The breakfast buffet is outstanding, offering a huge array of locally sourced organic Norwegian fare. The spa was relaxing and the staff were warm and friendly. Can't wait to return!”


“Stylish and comfortable rooms, spectacular spa facilities and great cocktail bar. All the staff are really helpful and friendly in the hotel. ”

David United Kingdom

“Best hotel in Oslo (which actually doesn’t say that much, but it would have been great in any city). Cool ambience, great staff, really nice bars, restaurants and spa. Oh - the rooms are also perfect.”

Thomas Sweden

“Everything was on a top level. It was very good time in Oslo.”

Sergii Ukraine

“Super cool breakfast and extremely friendly staff ”

Anupam Malta

“Bed was really comfy, Room size (Junior suite) is spacious. Breakfast variety is amazing. Staff is helpful at the bar and restaurant, Check-out was easy and fast. Other demands to the concierge were handled with not much dedication.”

Jürgen Switzerland

“Absolutely beautiful suite, incredibly comfortable on every level. The bed and the bathroom were particularly excellent! Breakfast was also gorgeous, lovely food and the staff serving there were incredibly kind and attentive.”

Anna United Kingdom

“Breakfast was excellent as were the staff. My husband had injured his foot and had to use crutches but he was waited on by (I think) the manager as if he were royalty.”

Emily United Kingdom

“i liked our room and bathroom! breakfast was great super choice with cool vibe! we loved the location by the chic waterfront.”

Susan United Kingdom

“Location is excellent near by all the restaurants and coffee Friendly staff willing to help”

Jameela United Arab Emirates