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Grand Hotel

Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo NO-0159, Norway
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oakdale, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location could not be beat. Was with in walking distance to major sites, transportation, and restaurants. Staff was courteous and helpful and the building itself was spectacular, with lots of history. The Peace Prize laureates stay there. We opted to upgrade to a junior suite with a view of Parliament and the Park. Oslo Pride was going on, so... More 

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Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa H, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you experienced Oslo Pride with front row seats. We are looking forward to welcome you back to Grand Hotel in the future. Kind regards, Christoffer N More 

Paris, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is located in best location, walking distance to all attractions, shopping areas, waterfront and all train lines. Hotel is classic design, lovely, grand. Staff is superb, excellent, very helpful. Delicious, bountiful, buffet style breakfast is include which is at Grand Cafe. Great restaurant for lunch or dinner. Typical hotel gym but great spa and relaxing "spa pool".

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Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yogigypsy, Thank you for your kind review following your stay with us at Grand Hotel. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed the location and got the most out of your stay in central Oslo. I will share your positive comments on the hotel and service from staff with our team. Hope to welcome you back at Grand... More 

Waterloo, Ontario
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is beautiful and the location is excellent. Great food too. My issue was that I was given the smallest and darkest room, even though the hotel wasn't full. It would have been fine for a night or two, but for 5 nights it was a bit depressing. Hard to do any work in the room. I'm not comfortable... More 

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Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roz58, Thank you for finding time to review Grand Hotel following your stay with us. First, let me express that I am very delighted to read that you enjoyed the food and the location Grand Hotel offers. I also want to apologise on behalf of the hotel for the fact that the room did not match your expectations. I... More 

Connecticut
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66 reviews 66 reviews
58 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel, amazing location, great cafe outside to sit and linger and people watch. Room was clean and while not huge, well enough suited for a single traveler. The one negative is that the wifi on my first floor room was spotty, and took a few calls to get an iron sent up. But otherwise woudl love to stay... More 

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Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ctwino, Thank you for your lovely review following your stay with us at Grand Hotel. I am delighted to see that you found the location and the Grand Café excellent. Your comments will be brought forward. I sure hope we will be able to host you again in the future. Kind regards, Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator More 

Frisco, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment you enter the lobby, the staff is there to serve you. Check in was quick,& bags were delivered to room immediately. The room is well appointed, although slightly warm. Even on ' high' the air conditioner did not cool the room down without opening the window. That being said, my two night stay was special. The bed... More 

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Tosifa, Reservation Department at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rootie429, We enjoyed reading your review about your recent stay. We appreciate your kind words about our team, and I will be sure to share your comments. As you mentioned we are in a great location for city tours and easy to walk to the Palace and other places which is famous in Oslo. Thank you for staying with... More 

Oslo, Norway
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night and it was a nice experience. Because it's an old and charming hotel and it feels special to stay there. I think it's too expensive and the room we stayed in needed a lot of maintenance!

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Tosifa, The Reservation Department at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cecilie K, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor about your recent experience with us. I am very happy to know that you have had a nice experience at Grand Hotel, and we are delighted that we have been successful in achieving this during your stay. The hotel was build in 1874,... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for four nights in June while on a business trip. Overall, I had a very positive experience. The hotel is at the heart of Oslo's main shopping/tourist area. It is also within easy walking distance of the the harbour and the Grünerløkka districts where I spent most of my free time. The building is impressive from the... More 

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Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ConorMinogue, Thank you for providing such a detailed feedback from your stay with us at Grand Hotel. I am very pleased to see that you had a positive experience from your visit. Your comments regarding the room will be brought forward as well as the positive feedback on our staff service. Kind regards, Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked as a treat for a city break. Oslo has much to offer. Grand Hotel just about to undergo some much needed redesign and restoration. Room v comfy, but would have liked a view. Breakfast the most amazing variety of dishes and breads etc. If like me breakfast is your favourite meal of the day, you'll be in heaven. Staff... More 

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Tosifa, The Reservation Department at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ginagee61, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your recent experience with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Grand breakfast while you were here. We do appreciate this feedback, and I will make sure to share this feedback with the team. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming... More 

New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the Grand Hotel during my first trip to Oslo, on business. My thoughts: LOCATION: For my purposes on this trip, it was great. Very close to the company I was visiting, but also the waterfront, bars, and restaurants. SERVICE: Just OK. Not bad by any means, but I wasn't blown away at any point. COMMON AREA... More 

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Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear onthelanai, Thank you for providing such a detailed review from you stay with us. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay in our prominent Tower Suite. Your comments about the common area and service will also be brought forward. Hope to get the opportunity to host you again here at Grand Hotel. Kind regards, Christoffer N,... More 

San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Throughout our stay the service was exceptional, especially within the dining within the hotel. We had a fabulous dinner at Where To Eat in Oslo Norway, one of the most well-known Fine Dining restaurant’s in Norway as well as our daily breakfasts at The Grand Cafe (more dining detail in the Where to Eat section). If you want to experience... More 

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Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Hi JSFashionista, Thank you for coming back to us with such a lovely review! I am delighted to see that you truly enjoyed your stay with us and that you found some memorable places to eat while in Oslo. Hope that we will have the chance to welcome you back to Grand Hotel. Kind regards, Christoffer N, Social Media Coordinator More 

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