BI has booked hotel accommodation for all teams and advisors at Radisson Blu Nydalen Hotel during BIICC. Radisson Blu Nydalen Hotel is located near BI’s campus in Oslo. If someone wants to extend their stay in Oslo and want to stay in Radisson Blu Nydalen Hotel, please contact the hotel via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be aware that these extra costs must be covered by your credit card.
From Oslo Airport
By public transportation:
Guests arriving at Oslo Airport Gardermoen may take the Airport Express Train for a 22-minute journey to Oslo Central Station. From here, travellers can take a taxi directly to the hotel, or they may take the metro directly to Nydalen Station, which is a short walk from the hotel.
Buses (Flybussene) from the airport take less than one hour to arrive at the Oslo Bus Terminal near the Oslo Central Station. Then take metro 4 or 5 to Nydalen Station, which is a short walk from the hotel.
The nearest ATM is located at Gullhaug Torg.
Rooms are normally available from 3.00 PM.
The rooms are available until 12.00 noon on your day of departure. Late check-out must be arranged with the reception and is subject to availability.
The hotel does not accept foreign currency. Please contact the reception for directions to the nearest exchange office.
A wireless network is available throughout the hotel.
A luggage storage room is in the lobby.
We recommend you to deposit your valuables in the hotel safe when you leave your room. Kindly contact the reception for assistance.
Smoking is not allowed in the hotel.
The hotel has a wide selection of TV channels. All TVs are equipped with mirror casting.
Shops and supermarkets normally open between 8am and 10am. Most of the stores are open until 9pm, with some open until 11pm. Most banks are open between 9am – 3pm. On weekends, stores have limited opening hours. They are normally open for business between 10am – 7pm on Saturdays. On Sundays most shops are closed.
The official currency in Norway is the Norwegian Krone (NOK). Norges Bank lists the exchange rate of some 40 different currencies.
ATMs are available within walking distance in all parts of Oslo. Most Norwegians use debit/credit cards for their daily transactions, and all of the major credit card services are widely accepted.
Teams are free to leave Oslo any time Friday 17th February, but please note that the check-out time at the hotel is 12.00 noon. The nearest airport express train stop is Oslo S. Please contact the reception for departure times and directions.
Norway uses the Europlug (Type C & F), which has two round pins. Norway operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz. Please check which socket adapter/transformer you need to safely use your electrical devices in Norway.
We recommend you use a map application, e.g. Google Maps, to navigate your way around Oslo. To find your way around BI’s campus, we advise you to use MazeMap, an interactive map of the school.
Norway and Oslo are in the Central European time zone region - GMT +1.
Norway is rich in winter culture. The winters can be long and cold and Oslo is no exception. In February 2022, the average temperature of the capital was 0,8 degrees Celsius. The lowest temperature registered in February 2022 was -9,3 degrees.
Make sure you bring warm clothes, as it will make your stay more comfortable. In addition, the chance of snow is high, so good footwear is crucial to stay dry and warm.