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First Hotel Grims Grenka

Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
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Ranked #41 of 86 Hotels in Oslo
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
David M London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice staff very helpful, found me a plug adaptor no problem. room a bit shabby and bathroom could have been cleaner. Generally felt a little tired. Breakfast was good, nice choice and quality. I slept very well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked a two day management meeting for seven people. Nice conference room and good service. The food was excellent, both for lunch and dinner. In the conference room there was fresh fruit and good selection of soft drinks and hot drinks.

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Lars-Roar M, Many thanks for taking the time to write your kind words following your stay with us at First Hotel Grims Grenka. I was very happy to read your feedback and that you enjoyed our meeting facilities, our delicious Nordic Cuisine and the service we provided during your two day management gathering. Please do come and stay with... More 

Paris, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A pretty nice boutique & design hotel in a quiet street of the heart of the city. The bar lobby is quite nice at night with cool music. The rooms are small (this is Oslo!) but well designed. Stay away if you can from the "blind ones" on the inner side of the building. TV set is made of B&O... More 

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Guillaume C, Thank you very much for your nice feedback and that you have taken the time to tell us about your experience at First Hotel Grims Grenka. We really appreciate your helpful comments - feedback from our guests is an essential part of our development. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the central location, our cool lobby bar... More 

Berlin, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clearly one of the best options for Oslo, location and quality are outstanding. One of the best hotels I have stayed in and to be honest the price didnt seem that high, especially considering we are talking about Oslo where there is no such thing as low cost for anything.

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear James H, I was absolutely delighted to read your feedback following your recent stay with us at First Hotel Grims Grenka. I was truly glad to hear that we met your expectations in all aspects of your stay. It is really motivating to know that you concider us one of the best hotels you have stayed in and we... More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this hotel basis of price and location and the boutique tag... and have to say found it very comfortable and distinctly different to the main chain hotels. The room was spacious and comfortable, although you need to be a genius to work out how to turn on and off the lights in the room (good luck). In fact the... More 

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Mikelondon08, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and your comments concerning the standard and quality of First Hotel Grims Grenka are very pleasing. We feel that we provide a modern and stimulating alternative in an excellent location to both national and international guests visiting... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a nice stay except for the mind-blowing airconditioner that kept me awake. Incomprehensible light switches. Pitch-dark when, already dazed, stumbling up from bed trying to find the designer switches. And then there was this door leading directly to another room from mine... nothing happened though. Really good breakfast!

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Jonas L, Greetings and many thanks for your review of First Hotel Grims Grenka. Great to read that you had a nice stay with us and that the delicious breakfast buffet gets a mention as this has been a recurring theme. I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts as your feedback is... More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled for business. Very good central location, we have reached the hotel within 15min of walking from the main train station ( it takes approx. 20-25min on the fast train to reach Oslo Central from the Airport). Overall impressions are positive, nice elegant designer lobby, swift check-in, very professional reception staff and to top it all - surprising room upgrade.... More 

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Anna Maria P, I was delighted to read your feedback following your recent stay at First Hotel Grims Grenka. We always try our very best to ensure our guests receive a warm welcome to the hotel to feel at home and excellent service throughout the stay, so thank you very much for your kind words. I have shared them... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent hotel, with some of the best beds I have ever stayed in (Jensen). However, the best event was to meet the absolutely marvellous gentleman handling the breakfast buffet - charming but not intrusive, and you could see that he made all guests feel very much at home.

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Catarina R, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your kind words following your recent stay at First Hotel Grims Grenka. As you mentioned we do have a great asset in our marvellous and talented breakfast chef - always welcoming and warmhearted. I have passed on your feedback to him and the rest of my team and we... More 

Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is alltogether really nice. Great rooms and very nice design of the hotel all together. I recommend the standard room, best colours. One of the best presentations of the breakfast I have seen in all my travels.

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Thomas K, Thank you so much for your great review, we are really happy you enjoyed your stay at First Hotel Grims Grenka. Thank you also for highlighting up for the breakfast quality - I will certainly congratulate the breakfast team for your good comments. We seriously appreciate your kind review, it confirms we are on the right track... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 3rd visit to Grims Grenke and always feel extremely comfortable there and love the Scandinavian Snow Forest room. Very smart and amazing breakfast. Centrally located off Karl Johan Gata in a quiet street.

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Linda S, General Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Gonçalo C, Greetings and many thanks for your review of First Hotel Grims Grenka. Great to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us. Your positive comments are very pleasing and I am very glad that you have discovered our hidden hotel gem. I would just like to add that your feedback is very much appreciated as... More 

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