Gay Oslo · Hotels

Gay Oslo · Hotels

We've handpicked some great-value hotels in Oslo that are in located in the city centre, near tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping and gay scene.

Oslo Hotel Guide for gay travelers

Our 2022 top hotels in Oslo for gay travelers are listed below.

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Why this hotel?: Very central. Fabulous views. Walk to Club Hercules.

Located close to Oslo Central Station, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel is the largest and tallest hotel in Norway. The stylish, modern guest rooms have fabulous views of the city and Oslo Fjord, and feature free WiFi, satellite TV and minibar.

The hotel has a pool, modern gym and a rooftop restaurant that has an unmatched view of the city.

Gay sauna Club Hercules is a 5-minute walk away, while the London Pub is just a 12-15 minute walk. The nearby Central Station offers connections across the city and to the airport. A consistently popular hotel on Travel Gay.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sauna, gym, free wi-fi

Sonja Henies plass 3, Oslo


Based on 12542 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent Value. No-frills hotel. Central location.

Finding budget accommodation in an expensive city like Oslo can be a problem. If so, the “no-frill” CityBox could be solution you are looking for. CityBox provides modern, no-frill guest rooms, each with a comfortable bed, chair, table, place to hang your clothes and en-suite shower.

Rooms are cleaned on departure (longer stays, rooms are cleaned once a week). Breakfast and light meals are available from a very good bakery next door.

Location wise, CityBox has a great central location close to all the sights. Norway’s most famous gay cruise club SLM Oslo is a couple of minutes’ walk.


free wi-fi

Prinsens Gate 5, Oslo

Very Good

Based on 2699 votes

Why this hotel?: Best luxury choice. Great spa. On Karl Johans gate.

The 140-year-old Grand Hotel is, without doubt, the most famous hotel in Oslo. This historic building has seen has Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Kings & Queens and numerous celebrities pass through its doors.

Adorned with fine art, The Grand is quite simply one of the most striking landmarks on Karl Johans gate (Oslo’s main street).

Guest rooms & suites are beautifully furnished, air-conditioned and feature free WiFi. The hotel’s spa is one of the best in Norway and features a swimming pool that is kept at a constant 30°c, steam room and sauna.

The Grand is just a minute or so walk from the gay London Pub and Elsker bar.


bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, free wi-fi

Karl Johans gate 31, Oslo


Based on 3791 votes

Why this hotel?: Popular hotel. Great location. Close to gay scene.

Thon Hotel Opera has a perfect location right next to Oslo Central Station, making it super convenient for both sightseeing and getting to/from the airport.

The hotel offers a wide variety of rooms, from budget singles to spacious suites. All have a flat screen TV and free WiFi. Some have views of the Oslo fjord and the stunning new Opera House.

An extensive breakfast buffet include a good selection of fruit, vegetables, bread and cold cuts. The hotel has its own sauna, though you may be more interested in the nearby Club Hercules gay sauna.


bar, cafe, restaurant, sauna, spa, free wi-fi

Dronning Eufemias gate 4, Oslo


Based on 1224 votes

Why this hotel?: Near the London Pub. Modern design. Great value.

Modern, excellent-value for money Scandic Grensen is just a few minutes’ walk from Karl Johans Gate shopping area and even closer to Oslo’s main gay club, London Pub.

The hotel offers contemporary-designed rooms with flat screen satellite TV, iPod docking station, minibar and free WiFi. Some rooms have nice street views. There is a café onsite, and the hotel’s tasty breakfast buffet is worth a special mention.

The National Gallery and The Royal Palace are within walking distance. The Scandic hotel chain has several locations in Oslo – the Scandic Karl Johan is also great choice.


restaurant, free wi-fi

Grensen 20, Oslo

Very Good

Based on 3613 votes

Why this hotel?: Close to gay scene. Great for shopping for sightseeing.

Great-value hotel in convenient location, just a few minutes’ walk from the Karl Johans main shopping street and the popular SLM Oslo gay cruise club.

Guest rooms at Park Inn have free WiFi, satellite TV and heated bathroom floors. An excellent breakfast buffet is served daily, or you can dine in your own room.

The Oslo Central Station is less than 10 minutes’ walk away. Ett Glass bar/restaurant and the gay London Pub are all nearby.


bar, free wi-fi

Øvre Slottsgate 2C, Oslo


Based on 4825 votes

Why this hotel?: Quality budget hotel. Great for shopping & nightlife.

Like the popular Thon Opera and Thon Munch, the Thon Hotel Cecil offers a smart, simple choice for travelers on a budget.

This good-quality hotel has over 130 guest rooms with free WiFi, TV and minibar. Free tea & coffee is available in the lobby around the clock and the breakfast buffet is highly recommended.

Located next to the Stortinget, Norway’s Parliament and Oslo’s main street, Karl Johans gate, with all its shops and restaurants nearby. Ett Glass gay bar and London Pub gay club are also a short walk away.


free wi-fi

Stortingsgata 8, Oslo


Based on 295 votes

Why this hotel?: Popular choice. Stylish design. Great value & location.

This popular budget hotel is located within Oslo Central Station. The hotel offers free WiFi, a restaurant, a small grocery shop and a 24-hour gym.

The hotel’s décor features art by famous designer, Ariel McMillion. Guest rooms are stylish and uniquely decorated, each with flat screen TV. Some rooms have views of Jernbanetorget square.

Comfort Hotel is surrounded by major sights including The Oslo Opera House and the 13th-century Akershus Fortress. Most of the city’s gay venues are within 15 minutes’ walking distance.


gym, free wi-fi

Jernbanetorget 1, Oslo


Based on 2128 votes

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