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Grand Hotel

5.0 of 5 Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo NO-0159, Norway
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Falls Church, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Considering that the Grand is supposed to be perhaps the premier hotel in Oslo we were disappointed. The Reception staff was quite helpful; in particular, Dimitry was very helpful to me, and I am sorry he was not on duty the day we checked out. For some reason they were unable to print out our boarding passes that morning. The... More

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Bergen, Norway
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night midweek and found the hotel good but nothing special. The room I got was decently sized, clean and the bed was good, but the rest was just plain boring. The location of the hotel is great, in the middle of the city-centre. During check-in I requested a later checkout (normally 12:00, asked for 15:00). I was... More

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

Dear treierts, Thank you for taking your time to share your review, we truly appreciate the feedback as this is the best way for us to improve our services. You have my complete understanding and agreement in how your late check-out request should have been treated differently. Please accept my apology for this and know that I have taken your... More

Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has it all -- great location in central Oslo, comfortable spacious rooms and bathrooms, free wifi, large flat screen TV, great breakfast and restaurant and it is a historic hotel. The service was perfect and the staff was friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel and it was worth the extra money. We walked... More

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

Dear twickski, Thank you so much for taking your time to share this great review of your stay with us at the Grand Hotel. It is a true pleasure to read how you enjoyed our facilities and took great advantage of our central location – we are truly situated in the heart of Oslo! I hope it won’t be long... More

New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I debated whether to stay at this hotel or at one of the more modern, stylish hotels that Oslo has to offer. I made the right choice when I ultimately did pick the Grand Hotel . Its location is ideal – right on the main tourist and shopping street Karl Johans Gate, a stone’s throw from the major museum and... More

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

Dear RWorldtraveler, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback and excellent review from your stay with us. I am too glad that you chose the Grand Hotel, and what more that you enjoyed your stay! The Grand Hotel celebrates its 140th anniversary this year and can thus be said to truly be one of those historical hotels with an... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in the Hotel for two nights. It was business trip. The Hotel in the center of the city. I had the breakfast, it was good. The Hotel since 1874. I enjoyed my stay. The staffs are friendly. The room are clean and good.

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

Dear Kalsuwaidi, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am glad we could provide you with excellent accommodation during your business trip. It’s especially pleasing to read how you enjoyed our breakfast as we take great pride in offering our guests the best possible start of the day – we know the importance of a good breakfast before... More

Ascot
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128 reviews 128 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week on our honeymoon, and felt it was very special. Back now for a 2 day business trip and the place has lost none of it's charm. An old hotel isn't without its problems of course - a rampant heating system led to a new room, but without much fuss. And the decor, plumbing etc. are... More

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

Dear scj13x, How great that you spent your honeymoon at the Grand Hotel, I hope your recent stay evoked great memories from that time. The Grand Hotel celebrates its 140th anniversary this year and we are so proud of all the memories and stories, like your love story, embedded in our walls. I am pleased to inform you that we... More

London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my stay here, great nights sleep, very central and friendly staff. Reliable wifi and breakfast was tasty with a choice of smoothies, pancakes, continental meats and cooked breakfast. Would return and recommend! Rooms are modern and the bed is lovely.

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

Dear Lauraw03, It is with great pride and joy that I thank you for this excellent review of your stay with us! I am so glad you enjoyed our hotel, services and staff, and even more that you would like to return. We hope it won’t be long and are looking forward welcoming you back to us at the Grand... More

Freehold, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week of August we had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful hotel. Staff spoke very good English which is a good start for us. Our room was well appointed for Scandinavia. Restaurant served excellent food and the wait staff was very attentive. Hotel has an excellent location to sites of interest and for public transportation. Please with our... More

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

Dear Ilg1942, Thank you so much for taking your time to review your stay with us. It is a pleasure to read how you enjoyed your stay at the Grand Hotel this August. Mostly, I enjoy your comments about our staff and look forward to convey this to them personally. The Grand Hotel is, as you mentioned, perfectly located with... More

Perth
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first ever trip to Oslo, so we figured central was good. This hotel was perfectly located with easy access to transport, sights, shops and restaurants. We were lucky to be upgraded to the most magnificent suite, a truly magic experience, huge room with a lovely terrace, sauna and the roomiest bathroom I've ever had, as well as an expresso... More

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

Dear perthtravellor, Thank you very much for your great and kind review! We are so glad we could be your home during your first ever Oslo visit, and was truly happy to be able to upgrade you into one of our suites. There is nothing better than being able to create magic experiences, and we are happy to do so... More

London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
48 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of days late Sept 2014. Lovely old hotel in the centre of Oslo. Perfect location for everything! Staff were friendly & the room (301) was stunning!! Would definitely come back.

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

Dear hargar, Thank you so much for you kind words and great review! It is always a pleasure to find that our guests are happy and satisfied, and even better; that you want to come back! We hope it won’t be long till we see you here again! Yours sincerely, Kari Hasselknippe Director of PR- and Marketing 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*
Number of rooms: 292
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