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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days 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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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 NEW

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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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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Edmonton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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London
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61 reviews 61 reviews
59 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 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

Nr Cambridge, UK.
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at this very prominent and indeed, Grand, looking hotel (save the incredibly jarring extension which defies any uk planning permissions!) and felt confident we had chosen well ... This was sadly as far as that moment went. The reception staff, whilst polite enough, were not overly welcoming and our first, (yes FIRST!) room was incredibly disappointing - finish very... More

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

Dear TheUKChapmans, I truly appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking your time to share your review. Our guests are of most importance to us, and we can not improve unless we hear back from you. The Grand Hotel celebrates its 140th anniversary this year, and part of being an historic hotel like ours means that our rooms vary... More

London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good hotel with friendly services. Good main restaurant and very pleasant courtyard restaurant. Very nicely located, perhaps the best location wise among all the hotels in Oslo. Room was ok, spacious and clean, however, perhaps in needs of some TLC. The same applies to most of the communal areas of the hotel as well. Some modernisation will definitely benefit.... More

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

Dear lzhm, Thank you for taking your time to review your stay, we sincerely appreciate your feedback. We are indeed situated in the heart of Oslo, and I am glad to see you took great advantage of our close proximity to everything there is to see and do in the city. I am pleased to read how you enjoyed our... 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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