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First Hotel Grims Grenka

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First Hotel Grims Grenka in Oslo city center is no ordinary hotel. The design of the hotel creates a special atmosphere for its guests, one that needs to be experienced. The hotel has 65 rooms, all of which are larger than 20 square meters and offer high quality facilities such as Jensen beds and personalized light controls. First Hotel Grims Grenka offers an in-house restaurant MADU for our guests. The restaurant offers a contemporary take on international comfort food, served in a casual setting. Applying modern twists on good old classics, we manage to make the best, even better. The creativity and experience of our kitchen team, provides an international long travelled concept, prepared with local seasonal produce. Hotel guests can also enjoy one of Europe’s to 50 rooftop terraces, Q Lounge. Seasonal open between approximately Mid May to Mid-September - it is a hidden pearl in the middle of Oslo. Here you can soak in Norwegian summer, and enjoy drinks and food of high quality.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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All reviews waterfall shower q lounge rooftop bar recommend this hotel boutique hotel spacious room breakfast buffet nice breakfast location is excellent the main street public transport central location train station opera house catwalk harbour fortress
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Don’t stay here!!! Maybe this hotel was pretty cool back when it opened back in 2008, but now it’s just terrible. We upgraded our room from regular to superior, but it didn’t help much. Dirty curtains, disgusting madras full of stains, broken mirror in the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ElenaSJ
Response from MarianneB2894, Daglig leder at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded October 23, 2018

Dear Elena, Thank you for taking the time to inform us about your experiences during your stay at our hotel. Our highest wish is that all our guests have a positive experience in our hotel, and it is very sad to read your review. It...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

Having used this chain before we had high expectations of this hotel in Oslo. The hotel is modern but a little dark. It is well situated near the city centre and train station. The amenities are OK and the shower is quite different. The downside...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Loved the location of this property - easy to access the Fjord, castle and Aker Brugge. Would also highly recommend the irish pub around the corner. Very nice breakfast. But....The bathrooms!!! With a window that runs at head-height around the box that is the bathroom...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Kate B
Response from MarianneB2894, Daglig leder at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded October 8, 2018

Dear Kate. Thank you so much for your kind feedback! It`s always beneficial having a great, central and quiet location nearby the most popular attractions on town. Gives you the oportunity to move around and not spend to much time of your quality time on...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

As it was the last stop on our trip, I decided to choose what I thought was a spacious room in a hotel with a gym. The bathroom so was SO small that it was impractical. When using the shower, the entire floor of “bathroom”...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Liz B
Response from ReceptionFHGG, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded October 1, 2018

Dear Liz, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all the reviews, both the negative and the positive ones, and the time and the effort our guests put into reflecting back on their stays at our hotel as this is of crucial significance to our...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

With its calming ambiance this hotel brings you in a wonderful relaxing state of mind. With a warm and tasteful combination of colors each area of this hotel is a great place to sit and relax. The room was clean, with subtle warm colors and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Thomas S
Response from Ingrid C, Resepsjonssjef at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded September 14, 2018

Dear Thomas, It warms our hearts to read your review and to hear that you have been warmly welcomed by our colleagues! We look forwards to welcoming you back to our hotel during your next visit. Best regards the staff @ First Hotel Grims Grenka

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Emily B
November 19, 2017|
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Response from BeershevaOptimist | Reviewed this property |
As far as i remember bathroom glass walls are not so transparent.so the design does not intrude into one's privacy.
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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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November 29, 2015|
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Response from 703maryt | 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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"The bathrooms are tiny! Perhaps request a bigger bathroom if possible"
KateB625
Oct 5, 2018
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"It's really close to Aker Brygge."
kiadegizheng
Aug 30, 2018
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"Ask for Smart Comfort beds"
keesl215
Apr 9, 2018
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"Ask for a room that does not look out into the central lobby."
ScottosMaximos
Jan 9, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$169 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
1st hotel grims grenkafirst hotel oslo
LOCATION
NorwayEastern NorwayOsloSentrum
NUMBER OF ROOMS
65
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