The historic former train station, the Østbanehallen, now houses the Comfort Hotel Grand Central. Rooms feature bold graphics by Norwegian-American artist Ariel McMillion and views of the Oslo Fjord or the shopping street Karl Johans Gate. Book the old station manager’s office, a brocade-walled suite brightened by a gold chandelier.
From $189. 47/2298-2800. This appeared in the August/September 2013 issue. Image courtesy of Comfort Hotel Grand Central