CATaC 2014 (Oslo) Accommodation Options

Because June is a busy conference and tourist month in Oslo, we strongly urge participants to book as early as possible!

The Rica Victoria Hotel is in the direct centre of Oslo, with quite easy access to the University. Participants enjoy the University of Oslo discount rate of 1095,- NOK per night, including breakfast.

Self-service hotels

Comfort Hotel Xpress (Møllergata 26, 0179 Oslo) is within easy walking distance of the centre of Oslo and the various public transit stations that will get you quickly to the University and conference venue. Current booking rate, 540,- NOK per night; breakfast can be ordered for NOK 85 (or NOK 95 for organic). This hotel chain is also one of the better ones when it comes to social and environmental responsibility.

P-hotel (Grensen 19, NO-0159 Oslo) is even closer in and convenient to both tram (“trick”) and metro stations for University access. Current booking rate is 595,- NOK per night., including breakfast.

Citybox, Oslo (Prinsensgate 6, N-0152 Oslo) is very close to the train station and both tram (“trick”) and metro stations for University access. Single rooms currently range between 550,- (weekends) to 750,- NOK (some weekdays). No breakfast, but Stockfleths Café at the corner of the hotel is one of the best places for coffee, breakfast and lunch.

The Oslo municipal website for all B&Bs and pensions lists additional alternatives:

Hotel Karl Johan: This is a hotel directly on the main street of Oslo City Center. Walking distance to most tourist attractions. It’s a two minutes’ walk to the Metro, and 10 minutes with the metro to the University. Prices start at 1300,- NOK per night including breakfast.

Hotel Gyldenløve: Placed in one of the best shopping districts in Oslo  (Majorstua), and quite close to the University. It’s a ten minutes’ walk to the Metro, and 2 minutes with the metro to the University, or you can walk all the way (about 30 minutes). Prices starts at 1052,- NOK per  night.

Hotel Munch: Close to the city centre. Walking distance to most tourist attractions in Oslo. It’s a 5 minutes’ walk to the Metro, and 10 minutes with the metro to the University. Prices starts at 845,- NOK per night.

Haraldsheim Youth Hostel: The cheapest alternative. A bit outside of the city center, but easy accessed by Metro, trams or buses. It’s a 10-15 minutes’ walk to the Metro, and 10 minutes with the metro to the  University. Prices starts at 255,- NOK (4 bed dorm) to 510,- (single  room with bathroom) including breakfast.

We look forward to welcoming you to Oslo next June!