Hotels in Oslo – Oslo has a diverse mixture of hotels and apartments to choose form and being a business friendly city, most upscale hotels are more expensive weekdays than weekends. A rich city, even the least rated budget hotel would offer fairly well with comfortable and fully furnished rooms, elegant decors and more. Most hotels don't have restaurants but there are many outlets in the city to choose from. It's best to book in advance if you're planning a visit to Oslo as room availability changes according to events, such as the Nobel Prize ceremony where rooms are practically fully booked months before.
You may also find a few hostels and backpackers lounge but it's advisable not to rent unless you're a local due to lack of amenities and the locations normally quite far away from town.
Oslo – Ranked the most expensive city in the world for 2010, touring in Oslo can be expensive especially when there are any city wide events and social gatherings. The best times are the big sales season which falls on January and August where prices generally goes down and you can buy more things and go around more places than other seasons. There are also many architectural attractions and medieval ruins within the city which ca be easily accessible via public bus.
Established since 10th century, Oslo has many medieval ruins that were left not restored since 16th century. These ancient ruins are located at the old town of Oslo, and now has become a famous photo shooting site. Norsk Folkemuseum, the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is another must-visit place where you can see in life size the olden houses, farms and more, preserved in this open air museum. There are five historic medieval building in the museum, Gol stave Church being one of it. Built in 13th century, the church is an icon of Norwegian medieval era.