The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is excited to welcome you to Oslo, Norway for our 14th annual Oslo Freedom Forum. HRF is working in collaboration with the city’s most reputable hotels to provide you with discounted rates for your stay. The following hotels are all centrally located in Oslo, and within walking distance of the forum venue, the Oslo Konserthus, offering you easy access to forum programming, as well as Oslo’s main attractions. 

We recommend guests arrive no later than the evening of Sunday, May 22 and stay through the morning of Thursday, May 26. Hotels have limited availability, so bookings will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected]. We look forward to seeing you in Oslo!

Grand Hotel 

Karl Johans Gate 31, 0159 Oslo

Distance from Konserthus: 750 m / 0.5 mi

2,000 – 3,950+ NOK per night / $230 – $450+ USD per night

The Grand Hotel is one of Oslo’s premier hotels and a frequent host of Oslo Freedom Forum guests. Built in 1874, the Grand is steeped in history, and is easily identifiable by its white granite facade and clock tower. The hotel is known for hosting the annual Nobel Peace Prize banquet. It has 290 rooms and several restaurants, including a beautiful breakfast area where you can enjoy refreshments before OFF programming begins.

How to Book:

Use this automatic link to book your stay with the discount applied. Alternatively, enter in the promo code BOSL180522 while reserving a room through the hotel website to book at our negotiated rate.

Karl Johan  

Karl Johans Gate 33, 0162 Oslo

Distance from Konserthus: 1,200 m / 0.75 mi

1,925 – 4,725+ NOK per night / $220 – $550+ USD per night 

The Karl Johan Hotel is located in the heart of Oslo on the historic Karl Johans gate. The hotel has been completely renovated and has 157 rooms, including a restaurant that serves complimentary breakfast, a bar, and two lounges. Guests can enjoy views of the Karl Johans gate, the Norwegian parliament building (Stortingsbygningen), and the Royal Palace. Known for its rich history, incredible service, and proximity to Oslo’s premier cultural and shopping attractions, the Karl Johan is the perfect place to get the full Oslo experience. Rooms are subject to availability, so we advise that you book as soon as possible.

How to Book:

Email [email protected] or call +47 23 16 17 00 and provide the code: OsloFreedomForum to receive a 10% discount of the price at booking. Please note that you must email or call to take advantage of HRF’s hotel block; you cannot apply the code using the hotel’s online system.

Thon Hotel Rosenkrantz  

Rosenkrantz’ Gate 1, 0159 Oslo

Distance from Konserthus: 1,000 m / 0.6 mi

1,545+ NOK per night / Price: $175+ USD per night 

The Thon Hotel Rosenkrantz is an award-winning hotel located two blocks from the Grand Hotel and the Karl Johan. With 151 rooms, the Thon Hotel Rosenkrantz offers guests restaurant dining and complimentary breakfast, access to a wellness center and meeting facilities, and top-tier service. It opened in 2014 as a member of one of Norway’s largest hotel chains, the historic Thon Hotels. Known for its affordability and central location, you are guaranteed a memorable stay at the Thon Hotel Rosenkrantz.

How to Book:

Email the hotel directly at [email protected] or [email protected] and provide the code 180522HUMA. Please note that this offer is only valid until April 22, and that you must email the hotel directly to take advantage of HRF’s hotel block; you cannot apply the code using the hotel’s online system.