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Grand Hotel

Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo NO-0159, Norway
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dusseldorf, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We had a wonderful stay at the grand hotel, staff was helpful and service was great. The room was nicely decorated and the hotel kept its original appeal with some renovations full of taste. We definitely recommend the grand hotel if you plan a short break in Oslo

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Noida, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great heritage hotel with excellent staff, clean and hygienic rooms, cannot think of a better location, sumptuous breakfast etc etc. I will always miss the hotel and am looking for an opportunity to be there again. Hope my wish comes true soon !!!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a prime location and is near many landmarks, shopping, and restaurants. The Metro station is close by. Service is good. The room is comfortable and breakfast was very good. There are several steps to the elevators; however, the hotel staff was eager to carry the luggage up to the elevator for us. In-room wifi was available.

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

Dear SoniaL774 Thank you so much for choosing Grand Hotel as stay. We appreciate your kind feedback in the Tripadvisor, and we are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We take all our feedbacks from our guests and look forward maintaining the best service and satisfy guests. I will share your positive comment with the team,... More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is ideally situated for exploring the port and central areas of Oslo. It still retains much of it grandeur particularly in the lobby and dining room, however, as you go further into the hotel, the corridors and rooms are less impressive and in fact look quite tacky with unimaginative decor. Nevertheless our room was clean and all facilities... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel, dating from the Belle Époque, is situated on Karl Johannes Gate, the main road leading from the cathedral to the royal palace. It is a great base from which to explore Central Oslo. The down side of this is that, with the window open at night, you hear all the noise - loud people, sirens, service lorries, etc... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Grand reminded me of the NYC Plaza in the 1990s, only a bit louder as it really does seem to be sitting on top of some popular Oslo bars. We stayed in the summer, however, when the noise spills into the streets. It's a majestic historic hotel, whose grandeur has faded a bit but it still seems to be... More 

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

Hi FussyNYWorkingMom, First of all, I love your nickname on Tripadvisor! Thank you for leaving such a detailed review from your stay. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay at Grand Hotel. I will share your comments with the team and we will continue to work hard to deliver excellent service for our guest. Kind regards, Christoffer... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A few things for context: I'm from the US, visited nearly 40 countries, stayed in many 4 and 5 star hotels for work and pleasure. The quick answer to the most important question: would I stay at the Grand Hotel again--is no. Here's why. The Grand Hotel was the last of 3 hotels on a Scandanavian tour for my wife... More 

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

Dear Michael M, Thank you for choosing Grand Hotel for your Oslo stay and for coming back with a review. It really helps us improving our service for our guests. I am sad to see that you would not recommend Grand Hotel. However, I will share the positive comments with the team as well as the suggestions for improvement. We... More 

Dallas, Texas
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located in a fun and populated area of town. Close to a park, lots of outdoor dining and people strolling around. This was our first stop in Norway and found the hotel to be very clean, decent sized rooms and easy to get to. Breakfast was included which was also very nice. For the price, it was... More 

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

Dear Alexandra M, Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. We aim to provide an honest and comfortable experience for all our guests. We are happy to hear, that you loved your stay with us, especially our location, the rooms and the service. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Herrliberg, Switzerland
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located ideally to explore Oslo on foot. The fitness room is adequate and the swimming pool well kept and clean. The Hotel itself is old, the rooms stuffy, and the corridors eerie. However, they are not overtly dirty or neglected. The staff is keeping up well, but one senses from the worn furnishings that the task is... More 

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

Dear ChristophLeinad Thank you so much for choosing Grand Hotel as stay. We appreciate your kind feedback in the Tripadvisor, and we are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. The hotel was built in 1874 and during the years we have tried to install equipment in some of our common areas and some rooms. I will... More 

Palm Beach, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel updated for today's traveller but retains charm of bygone time Rooms and bath fairly newly redone and lovely Location wonderful easy walk to most sites and waterfront Great breakfast included at the grand cafe. Also had dinner there which was excellent

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

Dear Joanewenzel, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay at Grand Hotel. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay and you found the location well. I will be pleased to forward your kind feedback to the team, and I am sure they will appreciate to hear this. Hope that we will get the... More 

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