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First Hotel Grims Grenka

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
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Ranked #44 of 88 hotels in Oslo
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    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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Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a very pleasant stay at Grims Grenka. The room was lovely and the bed was fantastic, we slept like babies. The roof terrace has a great atmosphere with live DJ and capable bartenders. Loved it!

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Oslo, Norway
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful hotel in Oslo, I love the design they have on the rooms. And yes they are dark rooms, but hey, there is lots of lights there you just have to figure out how to use the light controls.. There is lots of pre settings on them, but just press the + one, and volia, there is... More

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

I stayed at this hotel for one night on the 17th April 2014. They charged me twice for the room. It is now July 2014 and I still don't have the refund credited to my credit card. They agreed that they made a mistake. I have sent emails and still the money hasn't come back. I have tried calling the... More

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StefanieTuma, F&B and Event Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Phillip K, We are certainly sad to hear about your experience, but appreciate the opportunity to respond to some of the points you raised. According to my colleagues you have been in contact with the reception several times regarding this issue and we have also responded to your mails and phone calls several times in the past. Please accept... More

Stavanger, Norway
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my hubbie a weekend in June. We got a nice spacious room, and the hotel has a good location. The hotel has a fantastic roof-top bar/restaurant, and I only wish I could have spent more time here. Apart from that it was not so impressive really. Staff spoke fast and mumbling with no special service attitude.... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed in Oslo at the First Hotel Grims Grenka. It is an ultra modern hotel with lots of glass and large windows. It is centrally located and close to everything. The beds were extremely comfortable and the room was immaculately clean(as were the hallways) and very spacious. We loved the bathroom with the waterfall shower. The internet connection... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week was my 3rd, and certainly not my last, stay at the Grims Grenka. This is a wonderful hotel with stylish rooms, a professional staff, and a great location. The hotel is located in between the central train station, the waterfront, the old fort, and just blocks from a metro station--everything you could want. The hotel itself has a... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arriving at the hotel there was a old guy at the reception counter who checked us in, brought our luggage upstairs & tried to make our stay comfortable. However this hotel is seriously short of staff and anything you ask for - like even extra pillows and bed-sheets - the guys will ask you if you can come down... More

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Houston, texas, USA
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227 reviews 227 reviews
84 hotel reviews
12,169 helpful votes 12,169 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think most people are either going to like this hotel a lot or dislike it - put me down as disliking it. On a positive note the location is good and the youngish staff is friendly and helpful to a point. Our room was quite and the queen bed was not a problem and the room was very clean.... More

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

Greetings and many thanks for your very comprehensive review of Grims Grenka. This is one of the most in depth reviews we have received and I feel I must return the compliment. Very glad to hear that you enjoyed the location and our clean and quiet rooms. You also mentioned the stylish breakfast room which has its own waterfall curtain,... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a 2 day business meeting in Oslo and this hotel provided all I needed of service and a good start on the day with a great breakfast. In this hotel everything is close Oslo is at your hands. Just around the corner you will find great restaurants and pubs. You are in walking distance to the sights and... More

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

Greetings and many thanks for your nice review of our property. It is lovely to hear so many positive comments about the hotel, service and breakfast. Your comments concerning our prime location are spot on - many museums and galleries along with a vibrant restaurant & bar scene. Splendid that we lived up to all expectations and will forward your... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had an amazing stay. The staff are unbelievable and simply amazing. They provided us with the best service I have come across. The reception has great knowledge on "what to do in Oslo" and what's a "must". They helped us with everything. Incredible service minded, happy and helpful from check in to check out. We will definitely come back... More

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

Greetings and thank you very much for your positive feedback regarding your stay at First Hotel Grims Grenka. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and felt well taken care of by our staff during your stay with us. It is always a pleasure to hear that we make the guest feel special. Our front office staff... More

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Address: Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — First Hotel Grims Grenka 4*
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1st Hotel Grims Grenka
First Hotel Oslo

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#18 Luxury Hotel in Oslo #23 Business Hotel in Oslo
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First Hotel Grims Grenka in Oslo city center is no ordinary hotel. The design of the hotel creates a special atmosphere for its guests, one that needs to be experienced. The hotel has 65 rooms, all of which are larger than 20 square meters and offer high quality facilities such as Jensen beds, Bang&Olufsen televisions and personalized light controls. Hotel guests can also enjoy one of the very few rooftop terraces Oslo has to offer. Grims Grenka's own roof top lounge: Q Lounge. When the weather gets hot the drinks get even hotter. First Hotel Grims Grenka is a well-known design hotel to the citizens of Oslo. Press-conferences, photo shoots, product launches, parties and other events are frequently held at the hotel. No wonder, when it can offer the vibrant cocktail bar Brooms & Hatchets as well as the popular restaurant MADU with its Nordic Cuisine concept. ... more   less 
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