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Frogner House Hotel Norum

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bygdoy Alle 53, Oslo 0265, Norway
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Ranked #31 of 88 hotels in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came from Gothenburg during my motorcycle tour, and booked a room at Hotel Norum because it seemed pretty close to my destination in Oslo , the famous Viking Ships Museum on Bygdoey, so it was indeed by chance I found this very satisfying place. And a piece of advice, when coming from Sweden to Oslo, you’ll have to pass... More

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FrognerHouse, Daglig leder at Frogner House Hotel Norum, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate that you took the time to answer our questions. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and had a good experience here in our hotel. We will take your feedback with us further in our work in becoming a even better hotel! We wish you... More

Burnie, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This hotel is in a good location, the breakfast was very good and the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Unfortunately we discovered stains on the matress and the sheets were thin enough to see these underneath. It was also a little hot in the room; a fan would be a useful addition.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The hotel has no aircon or ventilation and in the summer the rooms get very hot. When opening the windows there is disturbance from street noise. In july yhis part of the town is very quiet since it's mainly residential.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Hotel Norum (formerly from several years ago The Rica) was a pleasant surprise. The room was spacious, well laid out, and thoughtfully decorated. The staff were helpful and friendly, especially the person in charge of the breakfast. The location is not at the center of tourist activity in Oslo (a plus, maybe), but rather in what is perhaps the... More

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Sortland, Norway
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This beautiful old building is a charming hotel. We stayed here as a family of 4 for 2 nights and I stayed on for an other night in a single room. Having traveled for work in Asia for nearly 15 years I might be what you call spoiled for luxury in hotels and this is not luxury inthat sense, but... More

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Brampton, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here and would stay again. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The staff were very kind and helpful. The breakfast was delicious, with good selection and a very tasty homemade juice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I am currently staying at this hotel and can assure you it is a nice one and everyone very helpful here. In fact, I stayed here 3 years ago when it was a Rica hotel and specifically asked to stay at it again on this occasion. For some weird reason however, the decision was made not to have phones in... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Upon arrival I was asked if I wanted to upgrade my standard room to a superior room for 200NOK. I declined, but it was nice to be asked. In hindsight I should have done it, because I didn't particularly like my room. Because of the sun the room was insanely hot and there were no real way to bring the... More

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FrognerHouse, Leder  at Frogner House Hotel Norum, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback about your stay here at Frogner House Hotel Norum! We are sorry that your stay was not what you had expected. We will take your feedback with us further in our work in becoming a better hotel! We have now order 20 new electric fans, and hopefully that will help with... More

Halmstad, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed there three nights at the end of May 2014, the building is fantastic from the outside - glorious architecture! Reception staff were friendly and helpful. No hotel parking but we were able to park a few streets away for free. We found the bed a bit small and the pillows and duvets filled with some kind of "fibrefill"... More

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27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed there for 3 Nights in May. The hotel has kept its traditional style. The rooms are quite big. The bed was exceptionally good to be a hotel bed. The rooms are nicely decorated. The bathroom is quite small but had floor heating. The breakfast was very good and the staff very nice and helpful. The lift is old... More

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FrognerHouse, Hotellsjef at Frogner House Hotel Norum, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am happy that you found the room to be clean and nice. We are in a unique location, and it is a great way to spend time in Oslo. We look forward to another opportunity to welcome you back. Kind regards, Michaela Blomqvist... More

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Address: Bygdoy Alle 53, Oslo 0265, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Frogner House Hotel Norum 3*
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HOTEL HISTORY The hotel was originally an apartment building that was built at the beginning of 1900. Mrs Norum who becomes widowed at an early age came to Christiania with her children and fell in love with Mr. Brodtkort who owned the building. Mrs. Norum married in 1912 after which she started pension Norum. The rent for the rooms were 1,25 NOK and 4,50 NOK. At the end of 1930 most guest houses and hospices in Frogner were given hotel status. Guest house Norum become Hotel Norum in 1952. Mrs. Brodtkort got the King`s gold medal for her efforts to promote the Norwegian hotel industry. Mrs. Brodtkort daughter Ellen and her husband Per Mathiesen took over the Hotel Norum and after them their son Bjorn Mathiesen. Bjorn Mathiesen sold the hotel to Skaugen family in 1997. The year 2000, Rica Hotels took over, and recently sold it to Frogner House. On the 1st March 2013 we took the Norum name back and incorporated it to become our first hotel, Frogner house Hotel Norum. ... more   less 
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