Steal away to a stylish stay at THE THIEF, Oslo’s gold-and-glass crown jewel on its city-meets-sea peninsula that has transformed from an islet getaway for local bandits to an ultra-trendy arts district. This luxe Norwegian seaside gem feels like a chic art museum with works from renowned artists such as Jeff Koons and Andy Warhol sharing space with futuristic video art. If that doesn’t heist your heart, the stylish rooms, nearby beach, rooftop terrace, and pampering spa treatments will.
• 2018 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List and 2017 Readers' Choice Award-Winner
• All 116 rooms boast exclusive art, private balconies, and floor-to-ceiling windows
• The incredible spa offers distinctive treatments, saunas, steam rooms, a pool, and Turkish hamam
• Enjoy delicious dining, cocktails at the chic bar and Oslo fjord views from the rooftop terrace
• Walk to Aker Brygge’s waterfront promenade and the Astrup Fearnley Museum next door
• THIEF Activities offers classic Norwegian experiences like cross-country skiing and toboggan runs
THE THIEF is not your average art hotel. Its permanent collection was curated by the former director of Norway's National Museum of Art and its lounge hosts concerts, fashion shows, and book launches. The guest experience is equally exceptional. Breathe in the fresh sea air. Take in the stunning fjord views. Work out at the gym. Get a decadent Moroccan clay spa treatment and then dine on fresh catches and weekend brunch buffets. Explore Oslo and make memories no one can take away.
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It is easy to have a room with a view when floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies are in all 116 rooms and suites. King-size beds, bathrooms with rain showers, exclusive art, and interactive televisions with video art are standard, too. Choose from five room categories, including unique suites like The Apparatjik Suite with video art, disco textiles, and art installations. The Oslo Suite has a fully equipped bar and pantry kitchen, plus a private terrace overlooking the Oslo fjord.
Five meeting spaces host everything from intimate gatherings to groups of more than 100 people. The largest venue, Fjord, boasts a rooftop terrace overlooking the cityscape and canals.
Start your day with a bountiful, organic Nordic cuisine. THE THIEF’s breakfast meet and greet is followed by warm tea and coffee and you can order hearty offerings with locally sourced ingredients (try the Norwegian waffles). Savor the weekend brunch with farm-grown fare or the daily offerings of lunch, dinner, late night bites, and libations.
THIEF FOODBAR – For international fare with a Nordic twist, dine at this warm, elegant restaurant serving fresh fish, organic local meats and produce, and weekend brunch buffets.
THIEF BAR – Visit this sleek, sophisticated lobby bar for creative cocktails, savory snacks, and an opportunity to meet people from around the world.
THIEF ROOF – Have a drink, listen to music, savor light summer fare, and unwind on the roof of THE THIEF with stunning views of the hills of Holmenkollen from April through late Autumn.
THIEF ROOF FOODBAR – This outdoor deck restaurant and event area, open April through late Autumn, features glass walls, panoramic views, heat lamps, and delicious dishes like grilled meats and seafood.
Chambre Séparée – This intimate, stylish venue is just right for private dinners, board meetings, and special occasions with close family and friends. Reserve through THE THEIF’s sales department.
THE THIEF offers endless activity and leisure options. Admire fine art at the hotel and nearby museums. Swim in the cove-like indoor pool. Enjoy a drink on the terrace with fjord views and soak up some sun at Tjuvholmen beach. After a workout at the fitness center, treat yourself to a Turkish hammam bath, body scrub, or spa massage. THE THIEF even offers a menu of quintessential Norwegian adventures with guides, from cross-country and traditional skiing to fun toboggan runs.
Oslo attractions, restaurants, shops, and nightlife are all nearby. Walk to the Astrup Fearnley Museum and the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, as well as to the popular Aker Brygge promenade of seafront shops and restaurants. Oslo fjord boat tours, Oslo Concert Hall, the medieval Akerhus Fortress, the National Theater, and the Royal Palace and Royal Palace Park are also close by. Within two miles (3.2 km), enjoy the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo Central Station, Oslo Spektrum Music Arena, and Frogner Park.
THE THIEF’s alluring location at Tjuvholmen (“Thief’s Islet”), has direct access to the Oslo Fjord and is a one-minute walk to the beach. The popular Aker Brygge promenade and the Astrup Fearnley Museum are also within easy walking distance and is ideal for anyone who enjoys art, shopping, the sea, and a great escape. It is a 15-minute walk from Oslo’s city center, as well as the National Gallery.
The Oslo Gardermoen Airport is 24 mi / 38 km from THE THIEF.
Sandefjord Airport, Torp is 52 mi / 84 km away.
The nearest bus stop is less than a 5-minute walk away at Vika Atrium.
The National Theatre train station is 0.9 mi / 1.4 km away, with links to Oslo Gardermoen Airport.
A reservation is needed for private, on-site, secure parking; fees apply.