12 Design-Centric Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Oslo, Norway - Updated 2024

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The city of Oslo was once ravaged by fiery waves of fire that threatened time and time again to erase the now populous capital of Norway from the world map. Shrouded by the gentle embrace of Mother Nature, silhouettes of blooming greenery that survived the bitter flames of the past are now entwined with sights of modern art, making Oslo a delightful contemporary paradise with a touch of organic beauty.

Check out these 12 Airbnb vacation rentals in Oslo, Norway with picturesque interior designs that promises comfort in style.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 27, 2024.

Cozy loft in Grünerløkka

Featuring wooded cathedral ceilings that extend towards the skylight, this warm Airbnb loft is big enough for a family of 4. Light up a merry fire when the weather gets cold, and escape to the outdoor veranda for a whiff of fresh air during the sunny summer seasons. Complete with soft cushions for you to prop yourself up on, spend your lazy afternoons with a book in hand. Equipped with basic kitchen facilities, whip up a feast for you and your kids in style. The jet-black furnishings are in stark contrast to the homey colors used in the living room of this holiday rental. Your new Airbnb home has one double bed and one single bed in two separate bedrooms, so take your pick! If there are more than 3 people, the cushy couch can be used as a makeshift bed, or you can request a portable bed.

Oslo, Norway
363 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities wise it ticks all boxes; tv great coffee maker underfloor heating in the bathroom washing machine dishwasher
heated bathroom floors were great
great kitchen outdoor roof space wifi and very smooth check in process
the u see floor heating in the bathroom was a god send
this apartment is a beautiful quirky space that is super warm and private even though it’s in central oslo
stylish super clean and well appointed
olaf’s place is amazing clean and organized
super cosy and clean nice neighborhood
the heated floor in the bathroom means you can clean and then dry clothes overnight
it’s quiet clean and very comfortable
host is amenable and good communicator
the people are very friendly
olaf is a great host
olaf was a very good host- communicative and helpful throughout our stay
great accomodation and great host in a wonderful part of oslo
stylish apartment perfectly located in a cool neighbourhood
stylish apartment in great location
olaf’s place is in a perfect location in oslo close to everything
location is great right on the tram line to the centre
lovely cozy apartment - gorgeous sunlight terrace and fireplace incredibly convenient location
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Central studio in Grünerløkka (from 76 USD)

Step into your new holiday abode; perfect for a journeying couple, the clean and simple interior makes it easy to navigate after a long day of exploring. For lazy Saturday nights, the TV is your best companion. Flip through the cable channels and find a movie that you like. Did someone say movie marathon? Keep your eyes peeled for the various works of art that furnish the interior of your holiday rental. When you can barely keep your eyes open, head up to your comfy queen-sized sleeper for a one-way ticket to dreamland (at least until morning, that is!). For extra guests, the sofa bed downstairs has space for 2.

Central Studio

Address: Grünerløkka (see map)

Price: from 76 USD

Number of Guests: 4

Relaxing cottage in St. Hanshaugen

Take a trip down to St. Hanshaugen and find yourself surrounded by quaint houses dating centuries back. With newly refurbished interiors, you can be assured of a comfortable stay at this Airbnb. The 200-year-old house has plenty of modern facilities for you to indulge in. Step outdoors to explore the area if you ever get bored; the nearby cemetery has an eerie charm to it. The other areas on this Airbnb vacation rental are shared with the host. Stock up the kitchen with basic ingredients, whip up a quick meal and have an hearty time with your host. Surrounded by stone walls reminiscent of the past, fall asleep in the serene environment of your new home. The cushy queen-sized bed will have you sleeping like royalty.

Oslo, Norway
141 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great typical norwegian cottage tucked into a residential area of apartments
so cozy that you feel like you've lived in oslo for years
her breakfast spread was delicious and she gave us very good sightseeing tips
all as detailed in the post lovely room and confortable bed
the room was very comfortable and quiet
the room was clean and bed comfortable
the room was clean and as described
her place is very clean and comfortable
room is spacious clean private and comfortable
everything is very fresh and clean
margrethe was a fantastic host
margrethe was an amazing host
margrethe is a good host
margrethe was a wonderful wonderful host
margrethe was very helpful
good location easy walk to central town
easy walk or bus trip from train station
the location was superb
great location very close to the city centre
excellent central location within walking distance of all major attractions
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The teal room: flat in Gamle Oslo (from 48 USD)

Surrounded by a lovely hue of turquoise, book a stay at Marie’s place for utmost privacy. Fall asleep in comfort together with your significant other on the cushy double bed. If you get hungry, the host might have some midnight snacks to share with you in the kitchen, but don’t be shocked to find little green eyes staring back at you! Koks, the friendly house cat, pops up once in awhile, so feel free to play with it. The spacious interior features paisley patterns that run across half of the living room. Complete with a long sofa, spend the cold winter evenings huddled up with a classic re-run of Harry Potter! When the sun comes up, head out to the private backyard of this Airbnb for a hint of crisp winter air while rocking yourself to sleep on the hammock.

The Teal Flat

Address: Gamle Oslo (see map)

Price: from 48 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Oslo Tour Guide

Dorota Joanna Konorska

Dorota Joanna Konorska

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Designer apartment in Grünerløkka (from 110 USD)

Step into your new Airbnb home and prepare to be greeted by sleek, jet-black walls and grayscale furniture. This modern property is found in the midst of downtown Oslo, where all the fun is! Head over to your kitchen and make some drinks for yourself; the bar-top table makes for a great hangout spot if you are looking for a quiet place to drink. Bring your friends along for your next vacation here. Accommodating up to 8 people, cuddle up with your besties in the 3-bed room or the queen-sized bedroom.

Designer Apartment

Address: Grünerløkka (see map)

Price: from 110 USD

Number of Guests: 8

Charming apartment in Frogner (from 146 USD)

Perfect for the modern minimalist, this holiday apartment is conveniently located in between historical sites of ancient castles and bustling nightlife. With cathedral ceilings snaking past white walls, the simple interior is easy on the eyes. Head up to the balcony for a panoramic view of your new neighborhood. Spend a relaxing family day indoors on the cushy couch that also makes for a makeshift bed. Sink into the fluffy sheets at the end of a long day; with both a queen and king-sized bed, there’s definitely enough space for both the young and old. Extra guests can rest up on the sofas that double up as pretty decent sleepers!

Charming Apartment

Address: Frogner (see map)

Price: from 146 USD

Number of Guests: 6

Penthouse apartment in St. Hanshaugen (from USD 135)

Treat yourself after tedious weeks of work in this Airbnb penthouse apartment. The large veranda boasts scenic views and comfortable lounge chairs. The living room is covered with a soft glow from the abundance of natural light from outside. Cook up a storm in the fully-equipped kitchen, and enjoy your homemade family dinner in the spacious dining area. The 2 bedrooms are simply furnished, with a cheeky hint of teal. Fall asleep and dream of your adventures in Oslo tomorrow.

Oslo, Norway
8 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has lots of naturallight and it's very quiet
øystein's home was very clean and comfortable for us
the apartment was spacious and clean
host was very helpful and quick to respond to any questions
øystein was a very pleasant host who we could reach almost at any time
the apartment was amazing its location was perfect walking distance from everything
excellent place great location great apartment and excellent host thank you øystein
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Vintage charms: apartment in Sagene (from USD 86)

Furnished with an ornate dressing table carved out of an old chest and classic candelabras, take a step back in time in this quaint little apartment. With open-air clothes rails for you to plan out this week’s outfits, jump right out of bed and strut down the streets in your best dress! The other double bed is secluded, with a peek of the sun’s ray shining down from the skylight. Feel free to unfold the other sofa for a makeshift bed, and there are mattresses in the closet for any extra guests you may have. if you feel a little blue, play some tunes on the keyboard and old trombone to jazz up the atmosphere!

Oslo, Norway
5 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfy and nice
the shower is fantastic and seriously love the norwegian water you won't need conditioner aha
clean nicely decorated duplex flat in a residential area of oslo
the apartment was very clean with a great view
inga was very kind and helpful during our stay
inga was easy to work with and communicative
we couldn't meet inga but she was very gentle and helpful
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Contemporary condominium in Sentrum (from 183 USD)

Tucked away from the prying eyes of civilization while still located in the heart of the city, get your well-deserved rest in this large condominium in Sentrum. Make yourself a hot cup of coffee while waiting for your food to heat up in the microwave. Enjoy a simple breakfast under the gleaming rays of the sun seeping in through the pastel curtains. With a total of 2 bedrooms, choose from the downstairs loft with a huge double bed that snugly fits two people, or the upstairs loft with 2 single beds for your own privacy. The sofa can be unfolded into a makeshift bed for 2 as well.

Contemporary Condominium

Address: Sentrum (see map)

Price: from 183 USD

Number of Guests: 6

Charming small cottage (from USD 100)

This listing might just be the coziest place to stay in Oslo. Although originally built as a stable, this small cottage comes with all the amenities needed by guests - it has a shower, fireplace, a small refrigerator, and two cooking tops in case you want to prepare homemade food - a perfectly comfortable place for a short vacation! It is also within walking distance to the woods of Nordmarka and Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Guests have unlimited access to the gardens in the area and they can also go hike in the nearby woods! It’s the perfect blend of nature and modern amenities!

Oslo, Norway
431 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were very comfortable in the small space even without a kitchen sink
the cabin is beautiful very traditional and scenic yet modernised with all utilities and even wifi
our only wish was for better wifi internet
and the host left some kitchen and bathroom amenities for us like soap and shampoo which was lovely
there might be some more comfortable offers concerning size of the house/flat and maybe also modern furniture
clean linens and towels
the small house is super clean and cozy
quiet place everything was clean
it was super clean and beautifully decorated with so much thought put into it
the beds were very comfortable the shower had great water pressure and everything was spotlessly clean
she was a fantastic host
she is a wonderful host
elisabeth is a very nice host
thanks to great host
fantastic host and easy check in process thank you
adorable cabin close to town
perfect location for easy access to oslo and surrounding towns via the metro
a great little house stunning location
enjoy a quiet cabin away near the woods
very easy to get to by metro
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Renovated riverside factory (from USD 221)

One of the unique listings with urban designs, this renovated home with 3 spacious bedrooms can accommodate up to 6 people. Located in the Eastern neighborhood of Oslo, this listing is perfect for both leisure and business travelers who prefer quiet environments. Cafes, restaurants, and other shops are easily accessible as well. With its high ceilings, urban designs, big windows, and even a small outdoor garden, it gives the guests modern comfort without sacrificing the classic ambiance of the original place. For such a price, this listing is definitely a steal!

Oslo, Norway
68 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is in a very nice neighborhood with markets coffee shops and nice restaurants nearby
very nice and spacious apartment in a transformed old factory building
we had a week in oslo loved it and the apartment and would hope to visit both again
there is good space just outside the bedrooms where the shower is
the apartment is light beautifully decorated and very comfortable and had everything we needed and more
clean & nicely appointed
the apartment was clean comfortable and furnished with great taste
it was spacious modern clean and comfortable
it helped us alot to get started the flat was very clean and cozy
swift clean & uncrowded
sarah is a very thoughtful host
sarah is a generous host
sarah was a great commutator which was very helpful
sarah is a fantastic host five stars all round
todd was very helpful
the location is nearly ideal
excellent location with everything we needed within walking distance
easy to reach bus and tram transportation (bus 1
safe and close to transport links
the bus and tram stops are close by so getting round town was very easy
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Norwegian palace in Bærum, Akershus

Live like royalty in this Norwegian Airbnb palace that has been renovated into a living space. With a heated outdoor pool of your own, feel free to jump in whenever you like! With crystal chandeliers dangling majestically from the ceiling, indulge in a good read or two from the host’s immaculate collection of books. Lounge around on the long sofas when it’s too hot outside! Choose from a delectable selection of suites available - the luxury ones feature draping curtains and elegant crystal lights, while the homelier ones are painted with a humble oaken hue. There are more rooms available in this shared Airbnb that are not listed, so be sure to leave a note for the host if you’re bringing more people.

45 reviews  
Private room 2 Beds 4 Guests

Art is everywhere. Look for it!

In Oslo, there is a delightful blend of both contemporary and century-old art; you just need to look in the right places. With these design-centric Airbnb holiday rentals, you can immerse yourself in the beauty of creative masterpieces while still having the best stay of your life! Just go ahead and book your favorite!

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