Group bookings

kids friendly hostel


You can choose from dorm rooms for our younger guests, and if needed, private rooms for the teachers and parents - with private or shared bathroom, depending on your group’s needs and budget. We have special offers for groups, if you’re interested, contact us, and we’ll give you a personal offer for accommodation, meals and rentals.

School groups HI Oslo


our hostel’s location is perfect for the youth to enjoy a truly fantastic summer trip! Close to Oslo center, yet in a peaceful and charming area, HI Oslo Holtekilen is the place for group activities, long days filled with sports competitions, and yummy barbecues in our spacious yards - we have two of them! For the days dedicated to exploring Oslo and the area, we have great ideas and suggestions! Send us a message, tell us what you would like to visit and see, and we’ll give you our best ideas and programme-plans, perfectly tailored to your group’s needs and wishes. Educational activities as well as the best hiking trips around Oslo, we have a plan for it all! So please don’t hesitate to contact us, we’re excited to be part of creating a magical experience for you. Each and every time we get to help with our guests planning process also gives us the opportunity to learn and develop.



Have your group explore the beautiful nature around the Oslo area, study the diverse flora and fauna of the Oslofjord. Rent out our auditorium and classrooms for lectures, presentations and group-projects, we’ll help with the equipment as well. Our hostel operates on a college campus, with many of our staff members being around for the school year as well, so we really enjoy the summer university feel! Not to mention that the hostel is perfect to accommodate every need a university or high school group may have. When needing a break, get some fresh air! The hostel’s two huge yards are perfect for group activities, a friendly football game, picnics, or simply to have a class outside.


Organization meetings and conventions

We have hosted a number of events for all kinds of organizations and clubs. If you would like to be one of them, spending a wonderful week at HI Hostel Holtekilen, please let us know! We’re looking forward to hearing from you! Our hostel is perfect for events, conventions and meetings, thanks to the location and the facilities we can provide. We have the rooms to host smaller and bigger groups, and common areas free to use, as well as an auditorium that can be rented for meetings and presentations. Your group can decide to book classrooms as well, if you need several smaller rooms instead. We are happy to provide your whole group with tasty meals and snacks throughout the day, please let us know what you have in mind.

Faith groups

we believe in diversity, and support the peaceful way of practicing one’s beliefs. If you’re travelling with your faith group, and looking for a beautiful location and great atmosphere, send us an email, and we’ll come back to you with our best package offers for accommodation, meals and room rentals. Our auditorium is suitable for masses, thanks to the audio and video solutions it is equipped with


We at HI Hostel Holtekilen love throwing grill parties! You can of course use all our grill equipment, so all you have to take care is the tasty food to throw on it. Or if you want, we’re happy to plan your garden party with food, drinks and our staff behind the grill – so your whole group gets to relax and enjoy the sun, and spend a fantastic afternoon together.

For those not-so-sunny days, your grill party can be moved inside, we’ll turn it into a hearty roast-dinner! Or anything you have in mind seeing on the menu!

So don’t worry about the weather, we have a plan for every occasion! Send us an email about your ideas, requests, special dietary requirements, and we’ll get back to you with some suggestions of mouthwatering foods!

Going on a day trip? Let us know, and we’ll provide you with a lovely lunch-pack (matpakke, as Norwegians call it) with fruit, open sandwiches and drinks if needed.

By booking directly with us, your group will get to enjoy a lovely breakfast, and if you wish, we’re happy to prepare lunch and dinner for you, or the above mentioned grill dinner – it’s entirely up to you!

Thinking of a final elegant dinner? Let us help make it happen! The best way to close a fantastic get-together is throwing a big celebration, including a delicious meal, which we are more than happy to prepare, serve, all that in the beautifully decorated aula. Enjoy yourselves

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