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Grand Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo NO-0159, Norway
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Ranked #27 of 88 Hotels in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a lovely, cosy, English-speaking, family-friendly hotel in Oslo this is! I went there with my grandparents and my brother in 2013, mainly because my brother for some weird reasonhad always wanted to go to Norway. Personally, I think Oslo is really under-rated for tourism, and for a weekend break is often harshly overlooked. Anyways. The decor is lovely, and... More

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Sydney
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed on the Ladies Floor for one night in August 2014 (no twin beds are available on this floor). We had requested this room and were pleased that it had been allocated to us. We really enjoyed our stay here and the breakfast in the Grand Cafe was delicious and plentiful. We also enjoyed a drink... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel is right in the middle of Oslo.. Walking distance to train station, shopping street, harbor, etc. You feel that you transport back in time when you are in this hotel.. It smells of old wood.. So you feel a lot of history.. A bit scary at night if your imagination goes wild.. Breakfast is also nice.. Really nice breakfast... More

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Kari_Hasselknippe, Public Relations Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear eagertravelercris, Thank you very much for this great review of your stay at the Grand Hotel. We are indeed situated in the heart of Oslo, and I am glad to see you took great advantage of this. The Grand Hotel celebrates its 140th anniversary this year, so it is true that our walls hold a lot of history. I... More

Chocowinity, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this historic hotel, elegant, accommodating, well located and worth the money. The hotel is on the main street, Karl Johan, which makes it easy to get to sights, catch public transportation and find places to eat. The rooms are good size, elegantly fitted, have great bathrooms and comfortable for rest and sleep. The breakfast is delicious and served... More

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Kari_Hasselknippe, Public Relations Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear moorerf, Thank you so much for your kind words, we appreciate your time in giving us your feedback. It is a true pleasure to read that you were so happy with your stay. It seems to me that you experienced much of what we are so famous for, the great location, historical ambiance and luxury service. We hope to... More

Long Beach, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
81 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Supposedly this is the grand dame of hotels in Oslo. Unfortunately, it just feels old and dated. The exterior is beautiful and it's well-located. However, inside, it's a bit of a disappointment. To get to your room, you go through a maze of corridors that are at split levels. Up a few flights of stairs, down a few flights of... More

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Kari_Hasselknippe, Public Relations Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LBOskiBear, Thank you for taking your time to review your stay with us, we truly appreciate the feedback. The Grand Hotel celebrates its 140th anniversary this year, and thus manifests itself as a historic landmark in Oslo. It is true that some of our rooms require that you walk a few stairs here and there, as normal for an... More

Edmonton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stated at the Grand Hotel for two nights in early September. We took the train from the airport and it was a ten minute walk to the hotel. Very nice location on Karl Johan Gate just a short walk to the harbour with many very nice restaurants and the museum ferry. The breakfast was amazing (included in the room... More

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Kari_Hasselknippe, Public Relations Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DandNEdmonton, Thank you so much for taking your time to share this excellent review of your stay with us. We are indeed situated in the heart of Oslo with close proximity to everything there is to see and do in the city, and I am happy you used this to your advantage. Oslo holds a range of different restaurants,... More

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Oslo visiting hotels, restaurants and private dining possiblities for clients. I had lunch in the amazing restaurant at the Grand Hotel. A huge choice of wonderful fresh food and the desserts will make you want to go back for more! A Jazz band played during the afternoon on Sunday which set a wonderful atmosphere. The service was... More

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Kari_Hasselknippe, Public Relations Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Barbara W, Thank you so much for your great review, and spot on description of the Grand Hotel. I am truly glad you got to experience so many parts of the hotel. We are indeed a hotel for any occasion, business or leisure. Our Jazz brunch on Sundays is certainly a popular event, and I am glad you got... More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here one night after arriving in Oslo and was very pleased with my stay at this charming hotel. I was grateful to be able to get into my room early (around 11 AM), and the front desk staff was helpful in working on the logistics for my delayed luggage. I had an upgraded room with a queen bed,... More

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Kari_Hasselknippe, Public Relations Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 1234_10, Thank you very much for your kind words and great review of your stay with us. It is a pleasure to read that you were happy with your stay at the Grand Hotel and our services. We are truly situated in the heart of Oslo, and I am glad you took advantage of this. Finally, I would like... More

London
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61 reviews 61 reviews
59 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in the evening after flying into Oslo airport. The room category booked - superior - and the request - a redecorated room with a queen bed - was clear. Upon arrival, I received an old room with super small twin beds where the electricity in the bathroom was not working... so we switched rooms, only to end up opposite... More

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Kari_Hasselknippe, Public Relations Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Critical_Mind, I thank you for your review and truly appreciate your feedback as it is the only way we can improve our services. The Grand Hotel celebrates its 140th anniversary this year, a manifest of its position as a historical hotel and landmark. Our 292 rooms and suites are thus varying in terms of size, style and character, and... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location but rooms a bit disappointing and poor maintenance: in our room 2 light bulbs were broken, a light switch in the room and the handle in shower were hanging loose and despite our non smoking room there was a hole in the curtain caused by a cigarette burn. Good breakfast buffet but crowded (after 9.00 be prepared to... More

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Kari_Hasselknippe, Public Relations Manager at Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear amsterdam05, Thank you very much for taking your time to review your stay with us, we truly appreciate your feedback. It’s a pleasure to read how you were satisfied with our friendly and helpful staff, I look forward to convey this to them as they deserve all the credit they can get. The Grand Hotel celebrates its 140th anniversary... More

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Address: Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo NO-0159, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel 5*
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