The American Dream in Norway: Amerikalinjen, Oslo
The cosmopolitan city of Oslo is the capital of Norway. It is home of the Nobel Peace Prize and various types of museums and art galleries. This lovely city won’t disappoint anyone who loves arts and history. One of the greatest things about Oslo is that gorgeous and beautiful landscapes surround the city making it a perfect stage for any tourist activity. Obviously it is one of the most expensive cities in the world, however it has some surprises when it comes to visiting the museums, fjords, parks, and of course eating on a budget.
The Amerikalinjen Hotel has a great location as it is situated in the heart of Oslo, very close to The Opera, the shopping area in Kvadraturen, and the excellent nightlife on Youngstorget. This is the best location if you are willing to explore the capital city of Norway. The Amerikalinjen is a unique boutique hotel which was named after the 19th century cruise ship line which had exactly the same name. Here the journey began for thousands of hopeful Norwegians who were about to travel with Amerikalinjen to the land of dreams and opportunity. The Norwegian America Line’s headquarters was opened in 1919. The American Dream and this ship line can be mentioned on the same page for many and many Norwegian people. Today, the hotel is a new vibe of new dreams. The famous hotel’s rooms and suites are designed and styled for the modern world travellers and all of them reflect Amerikalinjen’s iconic identity with Norwegian classic designs and its history. If you decide to stay here, you have the chance to choose from the following options:
Triton Suite: this exclusive suite has a balcony looking towards to the Opera, a separate bedroom and a huge bathroom with a nice bathtub.
All of these lovely accommodations are designed for almost every needs. Regarding restaurants and bars, guests have quite a wide range of possibilities such as breakfast in their green, covered courtyard, café, the cocktail bar or the brasserie. If you stay here, don’t forget to try the following fancy places:
Atlas: the brasserie serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner too.
Haven: this is a verdant covered courtyard in the heart of the hotel which has a vibrant atmosphere.
Pier 42: it is named after the iconic Pier 42 in New York which offers the heritage of Amerikalinjen’s cocktail culture with an unparalleled drinks menu.
Gustav: it provides a kind of New York’s jazz scene with small concerts and private dining options.
If you prefer hotels with a deep history and culture, this is the right place for you in Oslo. Also, due to its modern restaurants, stylish bars and cosy coffee places, you will definitely feel like at home.