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Anker Hostel is 800 metres from Oslo Central Station and the main shopping street, Karl Johan. It offers good-value accommodation in Oslo city centre. Anker’s facilities include a café bar with TV, and a snack shop. Kitchen equipment and alarm clocks can be borrowed at reception. Free WiFi access is available throughout. Restaurants and grocery stores can be found in the surrounding area. There are 3 tram stops within 50 metres of Anker Hostel, and the ride to Central Station takes 5 minutes.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Parking available on-site

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Availability

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
or
2 bunk beds
4 bunk beds
6 bunk beds
1 single bed
3 bunk beds
8 bunk beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.5
Facilities
7.2
Cleanliness
7.7
Comfort
7.5
Value for money
7.6
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
7.7
Low score for Oslo
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Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Managed by Stiftelsen Anker

Company review score: 8.5Based on 34,116 reviews from 3 properties
3 managed properties

Company information

Anker Hostel is a part of Stiftelsen Anker. Stiftelsen Anker is a foundation with an important purpose. All profits are reinvested in the company and goes towards our cause- to maintain and develop good alternatives for student housing. As a guest at Anker Hostel you contribute to our mission of giving students a safe and affordable place to live.

Property information

Anker Hostel is a popular choice for backpackers and international tourists seeking social and affordable accomodation. We offer both private and shared rooms. Beautifully located between the city centre and the trendy district of Grünerløkka you’ll find the best of what Oslo has to offer, only minutes from the entrance. Our vision is to be a vibrant meeting point where our guests can get together and meet likeminded travelers from across the globe.

Languages spoken

English,Norwegian

Property surroundings

Facilities of Anker Hostel

Most popular facilities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Lift
  • Bar
Parking
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs NOK 380 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Common areas
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Activities
  • Mini golf
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Skiing
    Off-site
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Shops
  • Barber/beauty shop
Miscellaneous
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Norwegian

House rules

Anker Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

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

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.

Check-out

Until 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Anker Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Weekly cleaning is included in the price. Additional cleaning services are available on request for an additional fee.

Our age limit is 18 for guests who are traveling alone without parents/guardians.

One set of bedlinen/towels are included in the price. Additional sets can be rented in the reception for NOK 70.

Please note that we are a cashless hostel.

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.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Anker Hostel

  • Anker Hostel is 0.7 miles from the centre of Oslo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Anker Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Skiing
    • Mini golf

  • The prices at Anker Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Anker Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, Anker Hostel is popular with guests booking family stays.