|Description||The Rica Holberg Hotel is housed in an imposing building which dates from 1896, and situated in the centre of Oslo, 300 metres from the Royal Palace. The 133 air conditioned guestrooms are spread over five floors and have contemporary decor in warm or bold colours. Modern amenities include satellite television with pay movies, telephones, wireless Internet, and minibars, and bathrooms with hair dryers.|
Guests can start the day with a buffet breakfast, and then browse the daily newspapers in the lobby or use the Internet to keep in touch with friends and family; all public areas of the hotel are air conditioned. A variety of drinks are on offer at the Holberg Bar in the lobby, and a 15% discount is available to guests at two nearby restaurants, one Greek and one Spanish. Guests also have free use of facilities at a nearby fitness centre. Staff at the 24 hour front desk can exchange currency, store valuables in the safe deposit box and advise on local amenities and attractions. Oslo's main street, Karl Johans Gate is 500 metres from the hotel and the Norwegian Parliament, the Stortinget is one kilometre away. Oslo Gardermoen Airport is 55 kilometres from the hotel, with an approximate driving time of 50 minutes.