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Holiday rentals in Oslo

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Top-rated holiday rentals in Oslo

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Loft in Sentrum
Dream Loft Apt in BEAUTIFUL Old Post Office Bldg
Designer loft apartment with a perfect locations in Oslo! You can basically walk "everywhere" of interest. 4 min walk from the Central Train Station, which makes for easy airport access, and a 24H grocery store around the corner. The apartment is suitable for up to 6 people, but please read the WHOLE listing description!! The apartment building is claimed to be one of the most beautiful buildings in Oslo. It used to be the main Post Office of Oslo, but was transformed into apartments in 2006.
5–12 JulIndividual Host,
£226 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 468 reviews
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Apartment in Gamle Oslo
"Barcode" WALKING distance to Opera,Munch, Central
Welcome to my modern and stylish apartment in the trendy Barcode/Bjørvika area of Oslo! The Barcode area, also known as Bjørvika, is highly sought-after due to its architecture, excellent restaurants, and vibrant cultural life. Just steps away from the apartment, you'll find several popular attractions, including the most popular ones as Opera, Munch, Deichman and Akershus festning. Take a stroll up to Karl Johan Street to see the Royal Castle and Parliament. Immediate proximity to the sea!
23 Feb – 2 MarIndividual Host,
£163 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 132 reviews
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Apartment in Sentrum
AKKER BRYGGE LUXURY 9fl/2bdr OSLO CENTER SEA VIEW
😍 Welcome to Aker Brygge, a bright and cozy apartment on the 9th floor with a large balcony, good sun, views and a rooftop pool. 🍹 The Aker Brygge area has a variety of shops, liquor stores, as well as many restaurants and cafes Hanami, Eataly, Café Sorgenfri, BAR Tjuvholmen etc. 💦 Swimming pool with year-round heating (28°C) 🌇 Several shared rooftop terraces with seating areas and great views of Akershus Fortress, the city and the Oslo fjord.
9–16 MayIndividual Host,
£322 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 168 reviews

Popular amenities for Oslo holiday rentals

Stay near Oslo's top sights

Aker Brygge538 locals recommend
Frogner Park549 locals recommend
Holmenkollen Ski Museum215 locals recommend
Karl Johans gate334 locals recommend
Oslo Spektrum37 locals recommend
The Royal Palace526 locals recommend

Other great holiday rentals in Oslo

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Flat in Grünerløkka
Cozy apt. in charming, quiet area in central Oslo
22–29 AprIndividual Host,
£59 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Flat in Gamle Oslo
Luxury 3BR apartment at Central OSLO Barcode
9–16 MayIndividual Host,
£450 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 163 reviews
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Apartment in Sentrum
Oslo loft with terrace - Opera&Oslo S steps away
29 Jan – 5 FebIndividual Host,
£138 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 179 reviews
Guest favourite
Loft in Sentrum
Large Lovely Penthouse, In the heart of Oslo City
13–20 FebIndividual Host,
£362 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
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Flat in Oslo
5 star ⭐️ FJORD VIEW Apt in most EXCLUSIVE area ⚓️
17–24 OctIndividual Host,
£181 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 293 reviews
Guest favourite
Apartment in Gamle Oslo
Very modern apartment in Bjørvika.
4–11 OctIndividual Host,
£131 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 266 reviews
Superhost
Flat in Sentrum
2 bedroom apartment at Tjuvholmen
20–27 FebIndividual Host,
£172 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 150 reviews
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Apartment in Gamle Oslo
Scandinavian Design Hideaway
21–28 OctIndividual Host,
£153 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Loft in Sentrum
Newly renovated apartment with excellent seawiew.
10–17 MayIndividual Host,
£157 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 182 reviews
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Flat in Oslo
SEAFRONT MODERN LUXURY IN OSLO!
3–10 SeptIndividual Host,
£215 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 252 reviews
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Apartment in Gamle Oslo
Apartment with Sea View - close to The Opera
25 Jul – 1 AugIndividual Host,
£256 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 24 reviews
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Cabin in VIKERSUND
Fjord Panorama-The View you will Always Remember
19–26 FebIndividual Host,
£192 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 32 reviews

Quick stats about holiday rentals in Oslo

Total rentals

15K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

6K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

90 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

3.2K properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

5.7K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

203K reviews

Your guide to Oslo

All About Oslo

Sitting right on the Oslofjord, Norway’s capital city showcases a fascinating mix of historic and modern architecture alongside stunning natural beauty. As you stand on the harbour promenade, you’ll look out across islands dotted in the bay, with pine trees lining the shore against a backdrop of rolling green hills and mountains.

The city itself boasts eye-catching buildings, including the glass-fronted Norwegian Opera and Ballet, where you can walk up white slopes onto the roof for views of the city and fjord. Spend an afternoon or two wandering around Frogner’s luxurious homes and cafes or the converted warehouses and canals of the hip Aker Brygge neighborhood. The main street running through Oslo, Karl Johans gate, is lined with shops, casual beer halls, and restaurants where you can dine on medisterkaker (pork meatballs) and fiskesuppe (creamy fish stew).

Northwest of the city centre, the sprawling landscaped Vigeland Sculpture Park boasts 200 eye-catching sculptures and a dramatic fountain at its heart. A short ferry ride from the harbour takes you to the Bygdøy peninsula, where you can wander along sandy beaches or visit the open-air Norwegian Museum of Cultural History.


The best time to stay in a holiday rental in Oslo

There’s no doubt that Oslo’s climate is Scandinavian, but its location in southern Norway moderates the weather’s extremes. In the summer, sunset only occurs at 11 p.m., and temperatures grow warm enough to go swimming in the fjord, with a few genuinely hot spells in the weeks around late June’s midsummer festivities. The shoulder seasons are a pleasant combination of mild temperatures and lower visitor numbers. While Oslo is milder than the Arctic regions of Norway, temperatures are cold over the winter months, often dipping below freezing and then some, with long, dark days and snow covering the buildings. The city comes alive at Christmas with festive decorations and a market with traditional wooden stalls. As the country’s capital city, Oslo hosts a packed programme of events, such as Norway Constitution Day on 17 May, marked by a colourful parade through the streets, and the major music festival of Øyafestivalen in August in Tøyen Park.


Top things to do in Oslo

Oslo Cathedral

The late-17th-century Oslo Cathedral stands in the heart of Oslo city centre and is used by the royal family of Norway. As you walk through the bronze doors, you can glimpse many of the church’s treasures, including its ceiling murals, stained-glass windows, and the original Baroque pulpit and altarpiece. The cathedral hosts choral and classical concerts throughout the year.

Changing of the Guard

The King’s Guard is always on duty at the Royal Palace. Head to Slottsplassen in front of the palace at 1.30 p.m. to witness the daily Changing of the Guard. In an elaborately choreographed ritual, the new guard marches towards the palace in ceremonial dress to relieve the old guard, who have just spent 24 hours guarding the palace. In the summer months, a military band accompanies the soldiers, and you may even see a drill practice.

Botanical Garden

The oldest scientific garden in Norway, founded in 1814, the Botanical Garden takes you on a journey through the natural world, with more than 5,500 species of plants. You can wander through a number of themed areas, including the Viking Garden, with a 33-metre model of a longship; the Victoria House, with its rainforest plants and giant Amazon water lilies; and the Aromatic Garden, full of fragrant plants and herbs that you are encouraged to sniff.

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