Located in the Holmonkellen area, a neighbourhood in one of the northern boroughs of Oslo, this excellent 4 star Hotwire secret hotel is the perfect choice when booking a place to stay for visiting the Oslo area. With excellent transport links into the city centre, making attractions in Oslo easily accessible, as well as many things to do and see in the local area, Holmonkellen is a wonderful place to stay. Hotwire secret hotels in the 4 star collection include well known brands such as Intercontinental, Hyatt, Hilton, Sheraton and W Hotels, and in the past guests who have booked a secret hotel in Holmonkellen have stayed at the fantastic Radisson Blu Hotel Nydalen! This particular hotel provides guests with all of the facilities and services expected of such a renowned hotel. Guests can enjoy a dip in the hotel’s very own indoor pool, and to relax in the evenings, why not treat yourself to one of the luxurious spa treatments in the hotel spa. There’s also a highly regarded restaurant located within the hotel, so you won’t have to look far to find delicious and freshly prepared local cuisine! The complimentary breakfast served here every morning of your stay adds a nice touch to your trip, and there’s even a business centre available for business use.
The Holmenkollen area is most famous due to its fantastic world famous sporting arena. The most famous attraction here, and one of the most visited in Norway, is the ski jump, which holds the title of the most modern ski jump in the world! The start of the ski jump is at an impressive 60 metres above the ground, with its steepest point at 36 degrees, and the total length stretching 96.95 metres. The ski jump has been at the centre of Norwegian skiing for more than 100 years, with the first competition taking place here in 1892. Visitors can take a trip to the top of the Jump tower in order to see stunning panoramic views across Oslo. Included in the ticket price is entrance to the fascinating Ski Museum, where visitors can learn all about 4000 years of ski history. You can even choose from a variety of adrenaline pumping experiences to enjoy here, from the Fly HolmenKollen Zip line, to the Ski Simulator!
Be sure to stop for a coffee or to try some delicious traditional Norwegian food at the Frognerseteren Kafe Seterstua, situated right at the top of Holmenkollen. Here you can enjoy breathtaking views of Oslo and the beautiful Oslo Fjord, whilst you tuck in to some of their delicious local dishes, from Norwegian Meatballs to sour-cream porridge.