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First Hotel Grims Grenka

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway (Sentrum)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Skien, Norway
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its too bad, 'cause I think Grims Grenka really try to be something different, something special, to stand out in some way. For me the hotel stand out from the crowd in a negative way. The room, deluxe double autum, was totally black. The ceiling, the floor, the walls. After some time I managed to switch on the light, and... More

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

Dear Jeanette H, Greetings and many thanks for your very comprehensive review of Grims Grenka. We are really sorry that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. I assure you, your concerns have not been ignored. Our Technical Manager and Housekeeper have made necessary improvements based on your comments. Our hotel and rooms do come with a design... More

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

never visited Oslo before which itself is lovely however the hotel is poorly maintained and dirty. A manager should also be present on a weekend to deal with any queries or more importantly complaints. It is clear to me that the hotel needs some money spent on maintenance of the rooms as I am sure that when it first opened... More

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Midland Park, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The one positive, the staff members we experienced here were helpful and nice. The rooms are dark and like many other reviewers mention they look into the interior of the hotel, so you open your window shade and there is your view...into other rooms. The hotel's attempt to be trendy and boutique-like just falls flat. The rooms are not as... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived at the hotel and the room was not ready, so receptionist arranged a quick fix.. but since I was not entirely getting what I expected they fixed an upgrade for me for half price. it was very smoothly arranged. excellent beds for a nice sleep and interesting selling of the rooms. a but dark over all, but cosy.... More

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Newark, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This hotel firstly lacks staff, one person runs reception and everything it is just a joke. Rooms are dark and have a lighting system that is impossible to understand. On arrival we were told it was holidays and the restaurant was closed. It did open for breakfast which was acceptable. Oslo is not a city that welcomes tourists. Last orders... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stayed there for a weekend. The staff was friendly and helpful and the room was very nice! Good breakfast with nice selection of hot and cold food. I did not have dinner at the restaurant, but it looked like a nice place.

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New York, New York, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First time in Oslo I wanted to be close to the center but didn't want to stay in the center or in a big hotel. This was perfect! Walking distance to the opera, the cathedral and the national gallery but it is located in a nice quite street. Staff was SUPER nice and helpful. Rooms as small but that is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I booked this hotel after finding a deal online. I was looking for a hotel in the city centre that was close to some of the attractions of Oslo (as we're were only here for the weekend). Grims Grenka is a very modern hotel, with a very stylish interior. The rooms are very clean and again, very stylish. My only... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

When we arrived, we were really disappointed by the view of the room -- we could only see the inside of the building, and people with a room at the same level could see in ours. We asked the reception staff for another room, but the hotel was "full". When we got to bed, we realized the AC was broken... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed at Grims Grenka 3 nights in August 2014. The view in the first room we had was very disappointing -- we only could see the inside of the building, and people with a room at the same level could see in ours. We asked the reception for another room but the hotel was "full". When we got to... More

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Address: Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — First Hotel Grims Grenka 4*
Number of rooms: 65
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