The Pilestredet Residence

fagerborg, oslo
4 bedroom - 3 bath
(1 review)
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€625 per night (EUR)
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This newly renovated 2-story family apartment in central Oslo sleeps up to 6 adults plus 2 babies/toddlers in cribs and is a great base from which to explore the city. We love the high ceilings, the artistic flair, wooden floors and open-plan living ideal for young families. The residence also has a balcony, shared garden and terrific children's play space on the upper floor. Across the road is a lovely park, with lawns for picnics and pool for splashing along with a playground, and the property is close to public transport links. Oslo is a great city for families, with an International Museum of Children’s Art, city boat rides and a winter of ice-skating and tobogganing. As a bonus, this apartment has a host of baby and toddler equipment, making travelling with little ones slick and easy, and breakfast is provided. The welcoming hosts are able to offer bikes and advice on what to see and do with kids in the area. For couples with one baby only, the first floor of the apartment can be made available for a lower rate, complete with a crib, baby equipment and master bedroom, living space and kitchen.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
1 king
2 full / double
2 bunk bed
2 twin / single
sleeps 1
1 baby crib

What we love

  • Newly designed kitchen with a practical lay-out and everything you could need for family dining
  • Spacious living/dining room with fireplace, comfy seating, dining table for 6 and doors leading onto a pretty balcony
  • Large children’s play area with bean bags
  • Beautiful master bedroom, designed for peace and comfort. It is on the same level as a kids bedroom with a single bed, and a nursery room with a crib
  • On the floor below there is a double bedroom with a pull out double bed and an office with a daybed that can sleep up to 2
  • Another crib can be provided for a baby up to 3 months, and up to 3 single roll out mattresses can be added on demand
  • Two spacious and modern bathrooms, one with a rain shower and free-standing tub
  • Lovely piano room for musical kids
  • Balcony with outdoor seating and small dining table
  • Shared garden with space for the kids to run, and a comfy spot for adults to relax
  • Great provision for babies and toddlers, including kids utensils, toys, a changing table, 3 highs chairs, a car seat, bicycles, a playroom, winter clothes from 3 months up to 4 years, strollers and more

Things to know

  • Oslo Gardemoen airport is 45 km away and is easily accessible by train, taxi and bus, with most journeys taking under 50 mins
  • The property is 4km, or roughly 10 mins by cab, from Oslo Central Station. The National Teater train station is 1.5km away
  • Oslo is compact and convenient - the property is within 25 minutes walk of most major sites; public transport is also easy, as is cycling
  • Within the immediate vicinity are many restaurants, cafés, bars and grocery stores. The Royal Palace is also a short walk away
  • Second floor apartment with no elevator
  • Free parking in front of the building
  • Note that the gated stairs are steep and there is a door to the balcony. The steps down to the garden could be tricky for little tots
  • Breakfast is included; the friendly hosts will also greet you when you arrive and can offer tips on local activities
  • Over the road is Stens Park, with its splashing pool, play park and lawns for picnics
  • The hosts can lend bikes to get around
  • WiFi throughout
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights
  • It is possible to rent just 1 floor of the apartment, which is fully self catering with a private entrance and sleeps 2 adults plus a baby
Keyna H.
Member since September 19, 2014
We are a family of 4 Keyna Clothes designer, Lars IT Engineer, both 45years, Erik Lego fan 7 and Thomas crazy about trains 5. We love to travel around the world and meet local peoples and enjoy new cultures and traditions

1 review

Frances R.
Visited in July 2015
Keyna and her family went above and beyond as hosts - even taking us back to the train station at 1am to retrieve a lost bag. Keyna made dinner reservations for us, suggested local museums and spots of interest, and helped organize transportation. A lovely family and beautiful home!

Fagerborg, Oslo

Midsummer hill

Just to the north of the city center, this district of Oslo is near St Hanshaugen Park. One of the city’s largest, it used to be the spot where the town gathered to celebrate midsummer, and has great city views and an open air café in the summer. It’s easy to walk or take the bus or tram for five minutes or so to reach the city’s main attractions from here.