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Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here one night during a meeting located in Lillehammer. The hotel is 50 m from town center and 50 m from railway station. Friendly receptionists, modern hotel, clean and quit, good quality breakfast, comfortable bed. So, everything you need for a nice stay, and this for a reasonable price. I would like to stay here again should I...

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Ulf Wike L! I am glad to see that you felt well taken care of by our receptionists, and that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. Thank you for sharing!

Oslo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff. Easy to park your car and free parking. Also excellent location when arriving by train (across the street) and easy access to city center. Good bed. Some noise from the street outside. Less noise than one could expect from the railway.

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi 942annemarieh! Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weekend trip to visit the best city in the world. Know the city and the hotels quite well from my years studying tourism at the local university, and booked this hotel because the prices are good, the location is excellent, and also they have one of the best breakfasts in town. Booked an ordinary room online, and thought nothing more...

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Maren K! On behalf of the "Breiseth team": Thank you so much for this specific and wonderful review of our hotel! :) It really means a lot to us, hearing that you enjoyed your stay so much. We will try our best to provide you this room on every future stay, and hope to see you again soon.

Sarpsborg, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a wedding so I overnighted here before leaving for home. The checking went smoothly (even at 2:30 in the morning). The room was nice, clean, neat, warm and welcoming. Breakfast was a scrumptious array of choices, from egg, bacon and beans to several types of cheese and fruits plus other foods. I really enjoyed the delicious croissants which...

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Calet N! Thank you so much for this lovely review! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed both your room and our breakfast buffet so much, and really hope to see you again some time in near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic staff and very clean. We had an superior room that was exelent for my Family. I can really recommend this cozy hotel to other travellers that want to experience the olympic city Lillehammer.

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi John J. Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay, and are looking forward to seeing you again soon. :)

Lillehammer, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel with exelent location in Lillehammer. Free parning spot on the backyard . Breakfast with egg and bacon. The hotel havet got a facelift during the last year. I have been to this hotel many times and I like it.

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Roger! Thank you for taking the time to give us this nice review on Tripadvisor! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to see you again soon.

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 15, 2017

nice room good breakfast, free waffles and coffee from 6pm, very good two nights stay, a good stop off point before going to Skeikampen, shops not far from hotel staff very helpful, would definitely go back to this hotel. .

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi wendysharon! Thank you for this very nice review! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much, and we hope to see you again in near future.

Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have stayed at this hotel a number of times. The hotel is opposite the railway station and a 2 minute walk to the main shopping area. The rooms are older style but comfortable and all feature coffee making facilities and television. The staff at this hotel are excellent. Warm and friendly, they are wonderful people. Good breakfast included.

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Thank you, Ian, for these warm and wonderful words! On behalf of the whole staff: We truly appreciate it, and we are looking forward to your next stay.

Reviewed February 5, 2017

Booked two single rooms in advance. For some reason the rooms were two different sizes. I picked the right key and ended up a room twice as big as my brother's. Lucky me! The rooms were clean, but in dire need of renovations. The breakfast was like most hotel breakfasts. We were greeted by a very nice receptionist that in...

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Helge M! Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor! Our hotel is in an old historic building, and the room size can vary quite a bit. We usually try to give similar rooms to a party travelling together, but this was not possible this time. I am very glad to hear that you found our...

Oslo
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Very nice and helpful staff. Breakfast was nice, room was ok. Whole hotel is not very modern, but has some charme and is clean. We had a beautiful weekend in Lillehammer and would return and also recommend it to friends. Just do not expect anything state of the art, but I doubt that exists in the Lillehammer hotel-scene.

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Hi Chris_2014-norway- Thank you for this wonderful review! I am especially glad to hear that you were well taken care of by our staff. Please come back soon!

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
First Hotel Breiseth, established in 1898, is one of the oldest hotels in Lillehammer. At the time of its opening, it was considered the most fashionable hotel in town. During its first 40 years of operation the hotel was very popular among a group of artist. Cash was not always forthcoming, and as a result the hotel received a number of paintings still decorating its walls. As a guest at our hotel you will be within walking distance of attractions like Maihaugen, Lillehammer art museum, the pedestrian precinct Gagata, several restaurants and a range of activities. Ski bus to Hafjell departs close to the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about First Hotel Breiseth

Address: Jernbanegata 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oppland > Lillehammer
Price Range: $93 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — First Hotel Breiseth 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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“Rooms in old part get some street noise but not bad. Rooms in newer end look out on car park but not as noisy”
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