Free WiFi
Private Bathroom
Key card access
Non-smoking rooms
Baggage storage

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Anker Hostel is 2,650 feet from Oslo Central Station and the main shopping street, Karl Johan. It offers good-value accommodations in Oslo city center.

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 150 feet of Anker Hostel, and the ride to Central Station takes 5 minutes.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Anker Hostel has been welcoming guests since Sep 7, 2008

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Parking Available On Site

Reliable Info
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Accommodation Type
2 twin beds
2 bunk beds
1 twin bed
3 bunk beds
8 bunk beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Have you taken any precautions for check-in because of the coronavirus?
    Yes, we are following the guidelines given by the Norwegian Government.
    Answered on May 14, 2020
  • is there any female dormitory in Amker Hostel? As I am planning to travel alone there soon.
    Hello, All our dorms are mixed gender dorms, but we always do our best to place guests in female dorms if requested. Kind regards, Anker Hostel
    Answered on February 10, 2020
  • If I want to cook my food. How can I get rice Vegatables and meat.
    Hallo, Thank you for your email! Thank you for choosing the Anker Hostel for your stay in Oslo! All our rooms have a small kitchen with a fridge ..
    Answered on October 14, 2019
  • Hi! My companions and I are 3 person. If we book 4 beds in a 4 bed dormitory room, could we have a whole room?
    Dear guest, we can't guarantee it, but we will do our best to accommodate your request. Best regards, Anker Hostel
    Answered on July 12, 2022
  • 8-bed dormitory room, is it a mixed room (male & female)?
    Yes, it is a mixed dorm(male&female)
    Answered on November 7, 2019
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Amenities of Anker Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
Sit back and relax
  • Terrace
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Stovetop
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • View
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs NOK 340.0 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe Additional charge
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Common Areas
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Norwegian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

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


Until 11:00 AM


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

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib upon request
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
NOK 300 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


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

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Anker Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

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.

From the 3rd of October 2022 to the 1st of March 2023 the front desk is open from 07.00 to 23.00. For check in after 23.00, please go to Anker Hotel (next door).

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

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

FAQs about Anker Hostel

  • Check-in at Anker Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Anker Hostel is 0.7 miles from the center of Oslo.

  • The prices at Anker Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Anker Hostel can accommodate this group size:

    • 6 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Anker Hostel has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

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

    • Cycling
    • Skiing
    • Bowling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf