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12 Design-Centric Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Oslo, Norway - Updated 2020

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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.

1. Cozy loft in Grünerløkka (from 134 USD)

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.

Cozy Loft

Address: Grünerløkka (see map)

Price: from 134 USD

Number of Guests: 4

2. 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

3. Relaxing cottage in St. Hanshaugen (from 61 USD)

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.

Relaxing Cottage

Address: St. Hanshaugen (see map)

Price: from 61 USD

Number of Guests: 2

4. 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

5. 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

6. Norwegian palace in Bærum, Akershus (from 67 USD)

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.

Norwegian Palace

Address: Bærum, Akershus (see map)

Price: from 67 USD

Number of Guests: 4

7. 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

8. Penthouse apartment in St. Hanshaugen (from 115 USD)

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.

Penthouse Apartment

Address: St. Hanshaugen (see map)

Price: from 115 USD

Number of Guests: 7

9. Vintage charms: apartment in Sagene (from 95 USD)

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!

Vintage Apartment

Address: Sagene (see map)

Price: from 95 USD

Number of Guests: 6

10. 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

11. Charming small cottage (from 89 USD)

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!

Charming small house Holmenkollen

Address: Oslo, Norway (see map)

Price: from 89 USD

Number of Guests: 2

12. Renovated riverside factory (from 215 USD)

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!

Stunning home in renovated riverside factory

Address: Sagene, Oslo, Norway (see map)

Price: from 215 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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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