Luxury hotel holiday Amerikalinjen Oslo, Norway

The Amerikalinjen occupies a striking 20th century building in a prime position in downtown Oslo. Previously the site of the headquarters of a former cruise ship company, the concept of “people in motion” can still be seen in the maritime trimmings and soaring vaulted ceilings of the rooms and public spaces. Experience the history of the hotel in its library and social space and dine in one of the four restaurants and bars after a day exploring the sights from this convenient location.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flight from London to Oslo return economy
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Choice of upgrades available – rooms and flight

Luxury bespoke holidays to Amerikalinjen, Oslo, Norway

The Amerikalinjen is a traditional yet trendy 4-star hotel in downtown Oslo. Light, modern rooms, four restaurants/bars and a large library.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location In the heart of downtown Oslo, adjacent to the Central Station.

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Oslo

Distance from airport About 40 minutes by taxi

Closest railway station Oslo Central

Distance from railway station 2 minutes on foot

Hotel facilities and services

Four restaurants, 24-hour fitness centre, wellness centre with Finnish sauna, library, Vista – the Heritage Room.

Out and about nearby

Oslo, the capital of Norway. Cultural attractions of the Bygdøy Peninsula, home to five national museums: the Viking Ship Museum, the Fram Museum, the Norwegian Folk Museum, the Kon-Tiki Museum and the Norwegian Maritim Museum. The Akershus Castle and Fortress dates from the 14th century and has withstood every attack throughout the ages. Vigeland Sculpture Park features more than 200 sculptures and is one of Norway’s top tourist attractions. The Royal Palace is the official seat of the current Norwegian King and Queen. Take a tour of the palace during the summer or stop by to see the changing of the guard at 13:30

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 5 nights

From about

£1,060

Holiday Code EXH46364

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays to Amerikalinjen, Oslo, Norway

Room descriptions

The Amerikalinjen has 122 rooms and suites, all equipped with a walk-in shower, hair dryer, ironing board, iron, bathrobe, desk and Nespresso coffee maker.

Standard room 20sqm
Superior room 22sqm
Deluxe room 27sqm
Deluxe loft with balcony 35sqm
Fortuna Suite 37sqm

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 5 nights

From about

£1,060

Holiday Code EXH46364

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays to Amerikalinjen, Oslo, Norway

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to the Amerikalinjen, Oslo, we include a scheduled flight from London to Oslo. From Oslo airport to the hotel it takes about 45 minutes by car. We can arrange for the hotel to collect you at a supplementary charge, or you can take a taxi. There is a train from the airport to the city centre railway station and the journey time is about 25 minutes. The hotel is adjacent to the train station.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 5 nights

From about

£1,060

Holiday Code EXH46364

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays to Amerikalinjen, Oslo, Norway

Highlights of Norway

The numerous fjords: Eidfjord – branch of the Hardangerfjord, Geirangerfjord – precipitous, one of Norway’s signature images, Hardangerfjord – rolling hills and pretty villages, Jossingfjord – vertiginous fjord in the flatlands of the south, Lysefjord – plunging cliffs, cruises and look out points, Naeroyfjord – narrow and very pretty, Sognefjord – Norway’s longest and one of the most beautiful, Trollfjord – very steep fjord on Lofoten, Vestfjord – sheltered bays and pretty villages separating Lofoten from the mainland. The Hurtigruten ferry that covers over 2500 km from Bergen to Kirkenes with over 30 stops. The Midnight Sun and the Northern Lights. Stave churches, beautifully preserved in wood, dating from Viking times, for example at Borgund, Lom, Ringebu and Urnes. Viking ships and artefacts, burial mounds and trinkets in museums throughout the country. The red, wooden houses perched stilts over the sea on the Lofoten Islands. The modern architecture of Oslo. Picking wild blueberries, sampling aquavit made from potatoes and caraway, and tasting reindeer steak with cranberries. The charm of Oslofjorden with its pretty, arty village and towns, harbours with sailing boats, islands offshore and beaches. Hike over the Jotunheimen and relish the natural landscape of this stunning National Park.

Cultural highlights of Norway

The architecture of stave churches dating from the Viking era and Viking treasure in museums around the country. The literature of Henrik Ibsen and Knut Hamsun. Folk tales and mythology. The music of Edvard Grieg and the art of Edvard Munch. Contemporary jazz and folk music.

Gastronomy of Norway

Norway’s gastronomy is a clear reflection of its land and sea. From the land come reindeer, venison, lamb, cured meats and potatoes of all types: boiled, roasted and fried. From the freshwater lakes and streams come salmon served grilled and smoked, and freshwater fish. Sea fish is a vast array of cod, haddock, shrimps, mackerel, fish soup, fish balls, salt cod. From the orchards particularly around the Hardangerfjord come apples, cherries and plums as well as berries of all sorts including blueberries, cranberries, bilberries and, a great delicacy, cloudberries. Cheeses include Jarlsberg and brown cheese. Coffee is almost certainly the national drink, followed by beer, of which there are all sorts of craft beers brewed locally, and Aquavit is the national spirit made from potatoes and caraway.

Facts in brief

Capital Oslo
Airport Oslo Gardermoen
Size 323,878 sq km
Population 4.4 million
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