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First Hotel Grims Grenka

Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
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First Hotel Grims Grenka
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Ranked #42 of 85 Hotels in Oslo
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have never given a poor review to a hotel. Usually we vet them sufficiently before hand. But not in this case. We found this hotel so dark and depressing, with such dingy hallways and low lighting everywhere....and the rooms so tiny as to barely to be functional. The bathroom? Basically a phone booth with a tiny open shower stall... More 

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Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to have our annual strategy meeting in one of the suites at Grims Grenka. Perfect location, good food with local ingredients, and especially the staff make this an overall excellent experience. The roof top bar was also a nice surprise! This is the right hotel for those who want something a bit different, with high quality. Anne-Kristin, Norsk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great! The room as well! Hotel perfectly located, central and very near the harbor and the old fortress. I liked best the roof top bar and the excellent breakfast. Only, I wished I was in a room with a view of the city, rather than the hotel lobby.

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked into this hotel by a business colleague and, given the prices in Oslo in general, we were pleased it wasn't too grand . Never the less at £165 a night it was no bargain. The rooms were clean and had the basics although there was no safe. It just looked a bit dated , and drab in... More 

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Oslo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly worn down rooms for such a new and modern hotel. Bed light broken, bathroom light did not work properly, dirty walls all over, in the room and hallways. If they only took better care of general wear and tear, the rooms are spacy and modern. Nice breakfast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel in Oslo with good prices. Used in a business trip and recommend it. Nice design, nice breakfast and pretty close to central train station. Overall a good quality / price choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I frequently travel to Oslo and I have stayed in many different hotels over the years. This is definately one of my all time favorites! Small designer/boutique hotel with a good location in the central part of Oslo, close to "everything". Wonderful rooftop- terrace with great views, perfect for those sunny days! You should absolutely go up there and have... More 

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

Dear Rebekka B, Thank you so much for your great review and cordial recommendation. We are really happy you enjoyed your stay at First Hotel Grims Grenka. It is great you could enjoy your cool Loft Suite, the comfortable bed, the wonderful rooftop terrace and our central location with all points of interest within short walking distance. We diligently choose... More 

Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quality needs to be improved in all parts regarding to the room solutions. The way roomdetails are made the need a lot of work by the cleaners and the other staff to be shipshape. You need to do this work carefully.

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

Dear B9524DWjohns, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your stay at First Hotel Grims Grenka. I appreciate very much that you took the time to evaluate us. Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have further comments to your stay or to help us improve our product. I would again like to thank you for sharing... More 

Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Design should not mean that it looks nice but is unfunctional or not working in reality: standard rooms ar horrible dark, the light is absolutely not enough, in particular at the beds!!! The safe is positioned in an unaccaptable height: you have knee down to see the numbers or read instructions. The shower should be working, and there is nearly... More 

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

Dear efw20215, Thank you very much for your 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. We always aim to keep our standards high class and have our focus on the details. I will forward your comments to the respective departments and discuss... More 

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