Comfort Hotel Boersparken
Phone: (47) 22 471717
Fax: (47) 22 471718
Tollbugaten 4, Oslo, NO, 0152
- Phone: (47) 22 471717
- Fax: (47) 22 471718
Cinemateket is a highly quality-conscious film club that is a part of the Norwegian Film Institute Center. Its two screens, show both old and new classics, as well as films that are too specialized, artsy, or otherwise deemed unfit for municipal cinemas. Nights when viewers don't know which film is going to be shown, are especially popular. The club also hosts the annual Films From The South Festival. During holiday seasons, members can invite guests in on their membership cards.
Whether you write it 'Sub.scene', 'Sub Scene' or 'subscene', this place is the place-to-be for raw rock 'n' roll. Local, regional and touring bands perform here regularly. Subscene is a venue that welcomes people of all ages. This age-related leniency means that no alcohol is served, or welcome, at the subscene café. Don't worry though, the fantastic performances and food will you make it worth it.
Operataket is the exciting outdoor venue of the equally wonderful Operahuset. This is the place to witness happening concerts by popular artists as well as bands, whether it is rock or pop, the venue has some of the admirable acts in the neighborhood. It also hosts music festivals and is always buzzing with one event after the other.
The Oslo Opera House is a breathtaking venue and acts as the home of the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet. The Oslo Opera House is on the waterfront and has an innovative design, with a white marble roof and a glass wall. There are two theaters, and the main auditorium holds 1364 seats. If you get hungry you can visit one of the restaurants or have a drink at one of the bars. Guided tours around the venue are offered as well.
Inaugurated by King Carl Johan in 1839, Gamle Logen AS soon became popular with the city's artistic set. Creative minds like Edvard Grieg, Ole Bull, Johan Svendsen as of course, Henrik Ibsen spent much of their time here. Today, this Masonic lodge serves as a concert venue, banquet hall and conference center, for both public and private events. These include traditional café concerts.
A state-of-the-art concert venue in the heart of city, Ridehuset has hosted shows by the Oslo Philharmonic, Oslo String Quartet and big music festivals like the Ultima Festival. Advanced acoustics and lighting techniques make the enthralling performances even more dazzling. The venue can be rented for small events, meetings and recordings. Call ahead for more details.
What was once used as the main stage for Norwegian National Opera is now the Folketeateret, a privately-owned theater and music venue in the heart of the city. The remarkable architectural expression of the building remains intact with traditional elements blending seamlessly with modern techniques to create a memorable theater-going experience. Previous notable performances include Mamma Mia!, Buddy Holly and We Will Rock You. Seating capacity is 1,400. Check out the website for current and upcoming shows.
Norway's largest indoor concert hall can seat an audience of up to 10,000 people. Ever since its construction in 1990, Oslo Spektrum has been used for rock and pop concerts such as Bruce Springsteen, Elton John and Sting, big-time shows like Disney on Ice, political rallies, trade fairs and sports competitions. All the facilities are state of the art, as is the architecture of the building, designed by Guttorm Guttormsgaard. Over 400,000 guests enjoy the concert hall's excellent shows and facilities annually.
At the Ballroom in Oslo, any event is a grand event. No matter if it is a small conference or a meeting, or even a private party, because if it is organized at the Ballroom, it is guaranteed to be a grand affair. Located in a building that was formerly one of Norway's banks, the Ballroom still preserves the original architecture, with ornate columns, velvet curtains and a glass ceiling that acts as a protector during bad weather. The Ballroom can accommodate a large number of people, depending on the event. You can choose Ballroom as the venue for concerts, exhibitions, film screenings, and even product releases. Please see the website for further information.
Long standing institution in the Oslo music scene, Buckleys Pub hosts soul, funk, rock, jazz, blues, folk, house and just about every other genre you can think of. The music-mania is evident in its surroundings as many a music-lovers gather here to catch up on various things in life.
Cafescenen is one of the stages in Oslo Nye Centralteatret that is used for plays, cultural events and more. Most of the performances that are staged here are contemporary and thought provoking. The seating arrangements are comfortable and the ambiance is welcoming for any event.
One of the three stages of Oslo Nye Teater, Oslo Nye Centralteatret is located in the central part of the city and hence the name. The venue comprises of a main stage and a cafe stage. Both classic adaptations and contemporary performances are staged regularly; ticket window opens an hour before the show so book ahead.