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First Hotel Grims Grenka

Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gjøvik
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If this was a 3 stars hotel I would have been happy. Yes, the design is nice, but I need something more. I hardly slept because of the aircondition and the breakfast was good, but not close to a 5 star

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Trondheim, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is not as fancy as they think they are. The positive aspects are their drinks which were good though you pay more than average for them. Also the bathroom is nice with both shower and a tub. Downside is their boring breakfast, the room in general and the slightly slow staff and the fact that you have to... More 

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Roma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lot of problems with our room, with the shower, the lights, ecc and we didn't receive the correct assistance by the staff. When we leave the hotel, the staff tell us they will refund of the price of the room but we did not receive anything by the hotel, in spite of our emails.

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is one i could recommend for everyone that is going to Oslo. It is close to the main street and it is quiet so that you can get a good night sleep. it it`s perfect. the personel and the hotel roof bar is one of the best known in Oslo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fancy hotel with a great breakfast and a wonderful restaurant. Roof top terrace with view over the city. Good location, next to Akershus festning. Walking distance to the city centre. Wifi included. Nice staff. Great rooms, and always nice and clean.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes things can look good but are not practical. New ideas can be great but just don't work. This is how I feel about Grims Grenka. The designers have had the last say and no one has managed the practicality of what they have delivered and its impact on guests. The positives are a good wardrobe space for clothes, nice... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice staff and very good breakfast. Got a little hot in the room but was able to borrow a fan. no air conditioning. Hotelet is very centrally located, close to the subway, bus and tram. Cozy terrace on the roof in the summer!

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Shanghai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

For what you get, the price is ok. But: I like design. But here it becomes pretentious. The layout of the room is weird, like a corridor, all is dark, and has little steps and different layers. I expect a clean room. Dust seemed to rule.... And as we stayed two nights: I expect that the empty bottles and glasses... More 

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OARG, Guest Relations Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear JunianSH, We are utmost grateful for your sincere review of First Hotel Grims Grenka. Your opinion is invaluable to us, and we thank you for taking your time to evaluate us. The hotel has a certain design, and we apologize for not exceeding your expectations this time. Nevertheless, your views will be taken into account and I will bring... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great location and good value boutique hotel with lovely rooftop bar. Nice relaxed atmosphere in hotel. Good breakfast to start each day. Friendly staff when checking in and out. Would recommend this hotel

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OARG, Guest Relations Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear RossB678, Thank you so much for your praise and cordial recommendation of First Hotel Grims Grenka. It is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt taken care of by our staff. Not to mention, that you found our location, atmosphere, breakfast and our rooftop terrace, Q Lounge, to be of satisfaction. We... More 

Haugesund
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The rooms were cleaned poorly, alot of old redwine stains on the carpet. The room was an okey size, but this made no difference, since the toilett is terribly loud, as in there is no difference in speaking to a person while in the shower or talking to someone on the other side of the bed. The bathroom also has... More 

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OARG, Guest Relations Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Torbjørn B, I would like to extend our grand gratitude for taking your time to write a review of First Hotel Grims Grenka, Oslo's first design hotel. I am outmost sorry to read that your stay was not of a satisfactory level, and it is by sincere feedback we can truly uncover deviations and improve our hotel product. Your... More 

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