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Sun deck
Superior Room | Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, minibar
2 restaurants, breakfast, lunch and dinner served, Scandinavian cuisine

Overview of THE THIEF

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5.0 star property
Waterfront hotel in Oslo City Centre with 2 restaurants and spa

9.2/10 Superb

736 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
Landgangen 1, Oslo, 0252
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Marina
  • Near the beach
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Beach towels
  • Self parking
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Oslo City Centre
  • Karl Johan Gate - 7 min drive
  • Aker Brygge - 6 min drive
  • Oslo Spektrum - 10 min drive
  • Oslo Opera House - 9 min drive
  • Viking Ship Museum - 10 min drive
  • Munch Museum - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Gardermoen Airport (OSL) - 40 min drive
  • Nationaltheatret Station - 14 min walk
  • Oslo Central Station - 27 min walk
  • Oslo (XZO-Oslo Central Train Station) - 27 min walk
  • Aker Brygge Tram Station - 8 min walk
  • Vikatorvet Tram Station - 10 min walk
  • Kontraskjaeret Tram Station - 13 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Døgnvill Burger Tjuvholmen - 3 min walk
  • Olivia Tjuvholmen - 3 min walk
  • New Delhi - 3 min walk
  • Mohn - 7 min walk
  • Hanami - 2 min walk

About this property


In addition to a marina and a rooftop terrace, THE THIEF features an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for NOK 2160 per vehicle. You can grab a bite to eat at one of the 2 restaurants and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps or aromatherapy. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 bars/lounges, an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. Fellow travellers like the comfortable beds and helpful staff. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Aker Brygge Tram Station is 8 minutes and Vikatorvet Tram Station is 10 minutes.


Danish, English, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 116 rooms
  • Arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 3:00 AM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 20
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 20


  • Up to 2 children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*


  • Pets allowed*
  • Specific rooms only*
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site self-parking (NOK 450 per night)
  • On-site extended parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Boat tours
  • Fishing
  • Beach nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach towels


  • Built in 2013
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available


  • Danish
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Alarm clock
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Balcony
  • Heated floor (bathroom)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open selected days. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.


THIEF ROOF – Overlooking the ocean, this rooftop bar specialises in Scandinavian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.
THIEF FOOD BAR – This restaurant specialises in Scandinavian cuisine.
RESTAURANT FRU K – This restaurant specialises in regional cuisine. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open selected days.

Awards and affiliations

THE THIEF is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveller Hot List.
The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NOK 2160 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Monday and Tuesday:
  • Full-service spa

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for NOK 750.0 per night


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NOK 350 per accommodation, per night


  • Self-parking costs NOK 450 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Facility access costs NOK 395 per person, per day
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club or fitness facility
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.</p><p>This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.</p><p>Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Thief Hotel
Thief Hotel Oslo
Thief Oslo
THE THIEF Hotel Oslo

Frequently asked questions

Does THE THIEF offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, THE THIEF does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at THE THIEF?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at THE THIEF?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at THE THIEF?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of NOK 350 per accommodation, per night. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at THE THIEF?
Yes. Self-parking costs NOK 450 per night. Electric car charging is available.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by THE THIEF?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NOK 2160 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at THE THIEF?
You can check in from 3 PM - 3:00 AM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at THE THIEF and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as fishing and boat tours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. THE THIEF also has 2 bars and a 24-hour fitness centre, as well as a sauna.
Are there restaurants at or near THE THIEF?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring al fresco dining, Scandinavian cuisine and ocean views.
Does THE THIEF have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around THE THIEF like?
THE THIEF is located on the waterfront in Oslo City Centre, a short 8-minute walk from Aker Brygge Tram Station and 5 minutes' walk from Aker Brygge. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Mark, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Paul, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sophia, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

I didn’t get any of the VIP benefits promised. The Spa was very nice but it closes earlier than many others, limited hours. The property location is so strategic and quiet. I loved it. The overall modern designs inside and the quality built out were really enjoyable.
Hyacintha, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This was a premium experience from start to finish. Sharing an elevator to the spa the day he played at the Spektrum was icing on the cake!
Lynnette, 5-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Eirik Storås, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We spent a week at The Thief and thoroughly enjoyed our time— incredibly friendly front desk staff, beautiful and clean rooms, and a very convenient and safe/quiet location. We will be back.
Shannon, 6-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Loved the hotel, loved the staff, sometimes the service was a bit slow. Room service very limited. Wonderful location. Will return!
Myriam, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect hotel with amazing staff!
Andrew, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This property is excellent to stay at and I would highly recommend it for your stay in Oslo. The breakfast offering was one of the finest I have ever experienced. Can’t wait to go back again. Staff incredibly helpful.
Kelly, 2-night family trip
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