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    First Hotel Grims Grenka

    Kongens gate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good28%
    • Average22%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Rooftop Bar
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Rooftop Terrace
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The location of the hotel is good, not too far from the station, the centre or the harbour. The 'be right back' sign was at the check-in desk when we arrived & after what felt like ages waiting around, we were met by a member...More

    Thank ScottosMaximos
    Response from Marianne B, Leder  at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded 1 week ago

    Greetings from Grims Grenka! Thank you for taking time sending your feedback- these are very important for us to keep up the service level and expectations upon arrival. I will take them all with me and share with my team accordingly. I`m very sorry we...More

    Reviewed December 10, 2017

    I honestly don't get the complaints on TripAdvisor about this hotel. This is basically like every other "hipster" boutique hotel with its mood lighting. I agree it could do with a bit more light but it's not a deal breaker. Rooms are a bit small...More

    Thank meiling_9
    Response from Marianne B, Daglig leder at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded 1 week ago

    Greetings from Grims Grenka! So sorry our late reply. Thank you so much for your feedback- we`re so glad we met your expectations and that you felt wonderful at Grims Grenka in Oslo. I will share these happy moments with my team and we hope...More

    Reviewed November 24, 2017

    There is a place for "quirky designer ideas", but it is not in this hotel. The rooms do not have a number on the door. Instead, eventually, you may spot a number written sideways on the carpet. When you find your room, it is stupidly...More

    1  Thank Me-from-the-UK
    Reviewed November 22, 2017

    Hotel needs a facelift. It always looks closed as it is so dark, and this applies to the rooms as well, with very little light. Room was cold (to be fair it was -10 in Oslo at the time), but you need two duvets to...More

    1  Thank Michael E
    Reviewed November 7, 2017

    A very well placed hotel. Central enough for Oslo centre for the theatre, opera house, royal palace and central station (about 15mins with luggage),as well as the historic areas including the Viking museum, large garrison fort with several attractions and the water front area. The...More

    Thank treebeard3
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $154 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #15 Business Hotel in Oslo
    • #22 Luxury Hotel in Oslo
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 65
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    • Norway >
    • Eastern Norway >
    • Oslo >
    • Sentrum
    • Also Known As
    • 1st Hotel Grims Grenka ,
    • First Hotel Oslo
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    Emily B
    November 19, 2017|
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    Response from andreaslX281CW | Reviewed this property |
    confirm, no curtains but disable lights, which should not disturb sleeping guests. btw beds are located around the corner...and not exposed directly to bathroom's door
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    Norskguy
    April 17, 2017|
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    Response from Marko O | Property representative |
    Dear Dirk49 There is unfortunately no parking at the hotel itself, but there is a parking house some 50 meters down the street. The name is Q Park and the address is Bankplassen 1. Kind regards, Marko... More
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    Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, do take the train. Taxis are "complicated" in Oslo. There are different types with widely differing fares. Also, on holidays the fares go up exhorbitantly! You could easily put u$s 200-300 into one-way taxi fare to... More
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