Grünerløkka is bubbling over with young creative souls, intellectuals and artists in addition to everyday people. The vibe in this neighbourhood carries the same attitude and energy of any other large city. In Grünerløkka you will find fantastic niche boutiques and quaint cafes. The world-famous barista, Tim Wendleboe and his team draws a crowd and you will find guests from all over the world in his coffee bar. Some notable shops are Velouria Vintage second-hand shop, a treasure chest of fabulous vintage clothing; well-known Norwegian jewelry designer Hasla; Scandinavian boutique Ensemble; Dapper; and Fransk Bazar. All fondly recommended by American Vogue. The new hot designer shop in Løkka is Luck Oslo, EAM (Essentails articles in the making), Kollekted By, and Kuratert. If you enjoy unique and creative office supplies, be sure to stop in to LUSH Dive.
There are many cozy restaurants and trendy bars in “Løkka”. The Delicatessen, the French restaurant Le Benjamin bar & bistro, Bass Oslo and the wine bar Territoriet are all worth a visit. Markens Mat & Vinhus and Dr. Kneipp’s wine bar are historical establishments with a standing reputation. The Vintage Kitchen restaurant and wine bar is located alongside the Akerselva river. The food market Vulkan, Nedre Foss Gård restaurant and the bars Ingensteds and Blå are attractions in themselves.
You will find walking paths and green parks nearby along Akerselva river. There are also pleasant bike paths tracing the river. The nearby Ringen Kino movie theatre, well known for its’ comfortable atmosphere and large movie selection has a café and bar area. Just north of “Løkka” is Torshov with the famous Soria Moria and Trikkestallen cultural centre. They offer great entertainment with both theatre and concert events. There are also many large parks and charming cafes throughout Torshov. You can ride a bicycle to downtown Oslo in about 10-15 minutes, while walking distance is about 30. Alternatively you can use public transportation.
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The apartment hotel is situated in a quiet area in one of Oslo hippest bohemian neighbourhoods. This historical property from 1880 has been impeccably restored in a modern style with a brand new, light interior. A peaceful courtyard and a rooftop terrace shared with other residents has a fabulous view over Grünerløkka, also called “Løkka” by the locals. Choose from 25 different apartments with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms.
- Kitchenettes are equipped with a dishwasher, oven, refrigerator and freezer.
- All units have a large dining table with chairs, sofa and lounge chair.
- Cable TV, Wi-Fi, bathrooms with heated flooring.
- Elevator Street parking
- Self-service check-in from 15:00
- Checkout 11:00