Located on the historic Oscarsborg island in the Oslo Fjord, the Oscarsborg Castle Hotel & Resort boasts a picturesque setting within the Oscarsborg Fortress. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, comfortable rooms equipped with a seating area, flat-screen TV, work desk, and private bathrooms. Many rooms also offer stunning views of the Oslo Fjord. The hotel houses two in-house restaurants, Forpleiningen and Offisiersmessene, and has a bar for guests looking for refreshing drinks. Other amenities include the Oscarsborg Fortress Museum on the premises and a quaint beach located a short 300 metres from the property.
Reviews highlight the marvelous location, perfect for fortress exploration and the comfortable rooms that once served as dormitories for the Navy NCO school. The hotel's dinner offerings, while deemed good, are also noted to be on the expensive side. A few guests mentioned issues with the restaurant's service and menu choices. Some encountered challenges with communication between the reception and the kitchen, particularly concerning food allergies. However, positive remarks include the friendly staff, clean and centrally located rooms on the islands, and the lovely views. Some feedback points out areas for improvement, like the need for better recycling practices, and more consistent service at the restaurant.
Situated in the heart of Drøbak, the Reenskaug Hotel boasts a prime location by the Oslo Fjord, offering guests modern, individually designed rooms enhanced with flat-screen TVs, minibars, Nespresso coffee machines, work desks, and parquet floors. All rooms come with private bathrooms featuring showers. Guests can unwind with refreshing drinks at the hotel's in-house bar or relish the serenity of the garden terrace. Notably, attractions like Drøbak Aquarium are only a short 300 meters away, and the year-round Tredgaarden Christmas House is conveniently within a 5-minute walking distance.
Guests laud the hotel for its charming atmosphere, highlighting its proximity to downtown Drøbak. The rooms are well-appointed with amenities such as bar fridges, coffee makers, and steamers. Notable mentions include the hotel's fantastic breakfast buffet, and some found the dinner offerings at the restaurant to be of high quality. While some travelers encountered challenges, like room sizes being slightly small for two adults with luggage and occasional noise disturbances in the early mornings, the general consensus praises the friendly staff, ample parking, and the overall cozy ambiance. There's been feedback on improving the vegetarian options in the restaurant, and some guests found the Wi-Fi to be intermittent on certain floors.