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First Hotel Grims Grenka

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
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Ranked #34 of 87 hotels in Oslo
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Try Grims Grenka. Over the last couple of years i´ve been in almost every hotel in Oslo and Grims Grenka is my favorite (the new rooms). But nights when you have to pay > 2 tnok/room and might end up in one of the older rooms...

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This property was really poor in a way that rooms were dimly lit and the shower were so small. The room which I stayed was a studio and this is one of the worst studios I'd ever witnessed in my entire lifetime. And also, it wasn't convenient at all to walk to any nearby attractions. In fact, the train station... More

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Brussels
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36 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had selected the Grims Grenka purely for its location and was surprised by the modern, minimalist/stylish decor. My room was good size with a nice bathroom with underfloor heating. TV was a Bang&Olufsen, but minuscule. The room had seen better days, lots of marks and scratches on the wall, glass inlays in the floor were cracked, and pieces of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice boutique hotel.......nice interiors.....the receptionist "gaute" was very friendly and we had a very smooth check in at the hotel. The rooms are very spacious and well made. I am actually surprised that why this hotel is not in the top 5 hotels of oslo.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had over US$ 2500,- worth of photography equipment stolen from the 'secure' luggage room behind the reception. As I had to leave to the airport by the time this was discovered, I was promised a police report and full refund. After 2 months of emailing with no response, I was finally sent a 'report' written by the hotel, which was... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights. Very clean comfortable rooms, lighting is very low though, reception staff are just superb probably best I have come across. Location is good no tea making facilities in room, food was good service in bar could be better

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Detroit
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

First and foremost the location of the hotel is outstanding. It took 10 mins for me to walk from the City Railway Center to the hotel. The hotel is not surrounded by bunch of touristy areas, so it was in a nice secluded area. The second best part i liked is the location to the bus / tram center. I... More

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Brovary, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Wonderfull hotel! Amazing location, really close to city center, maximum 2 minutes to walk to main street. At first sight i was fall in love on design. If you came really early to hotel, in reception hall you have a lot of space to wait and relax and have free coffee or tea (tasty coffee, REALLY TASTY). In the room... More

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Brisbane
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Recently we stayed for 3 days at this hotel in Oslo. The staff couldn't have been more helpful - upgrading us to a suite as our original room was too hot. Providing teamaking facilities to the room; giving us great advice on what to see & do in Oslo. Breakfasts were excellent. Location excellent. Lighting in the rooms not so... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I stayed here one night on business in Oslo, which is an expensive city in itself and Being the boutique hotel, they can charge quite a bit. Thats understandable but they need to look at some details. Notably, the room I stayed in felt a bit "worn", if you have wood around the washbasin you have to sand it down... More

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Additional Information about First Hotel Grims Grenka

Also Known As:
1st Hotel Grims Grenka
First Hotel Oslo
Address: Kongensgate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
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Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#14 Luxury Hotel in Oslo
#21 Business Hotel in Oslo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — First Hotel Grims Grenka 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A few blocks off the bustling pedestrian thoroughfare of Karl Johans Gate, in the heart of central Oslo, rests the Grims Grenka - unabashedly modern, with a stark, art-gallery sensibility that hits guests from the minute they step inside the lobby. Presenting 65 sleekly-designed rooms on six floors, all with a patina of cool, with the characteristic Scandinavian twists like Jensen beds, frosted glass bathroom walls and waterfall shower heads and slick touches like mirrored walls. Be sure to take advantage of the delicious buffet breakfast offered each morning. Smoked Norwegian salmon, herring and an assortment of cereals, breads and pastries providing enough fuel to get you through tours of Akershus Castle, the Royal Palace and the major museums - all of which are within walking distance from the hotel.Rounding out the property are the Nordic Raw Food restaurant MADU, and the hip adjacent Lobby Bar serving divine cocktails, as well as the awarded dazzling rooftop Q Lounge for those balmy Oslo summer nights. ... more   less 
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