Flanked by mountains and sea, Norway’s natural capital is a compact city bursting with culture, first-rate dining and a vibrant nightlife. It’s also heaving with places to stay that go way beyond the ordinary; bijou retreats with freestanding baths and grand city-centre pads await you in this sublime Nordic haven. Here’s our pick of the best boutique hotels in Oslo.
This cosy boutique hotel knows how to do hygge. With its unique Nordic-Balinese design, pared-down rooms feature whitewashed walls, polished wooden floors and the odd deerskin throw, plus luxurious four-poster beds. You’ll be well-placed for exploring the capital – the hotel is right beside the lively hub of Aker Brygge with its culture, shopping and dining scene. If you’d prefer to relax, there’s a Turkish hammam and sauna, ideal for unwinding at the end of a fun-filled day.