Fancy reception with great staff. Lift ok, Missed stairs for guests from lift area first floor to reception area.
Long corridor, but worth it if room in 350 series. Quiet twin bedded rooms. Nice corridor. Remember to lock the door if leaving in a hurry. Comfy bed and chairs. Lights in sleeping room perfect. The light in bathroom was like a disco lamp. On when moving and off when sitting/standing still (at toilet or shower) ...but ok again when waiving the arms. Shower fantastic with two choices. Hairdryer like the old ones we found in hotels 15-20 years ago = Temp ok but nearly no wind. Breakfast - I missed the boiled eggs and to choose between a couple of marmalades. Fried eggs and bacon could have been better, and I guess they will change the routines in making these. I prefer to pick up meat and cheese from more or less untouched plates in stead of the rolls. Breakfast room was clean and nice staff. Check out automates were great. Will return to this hotel!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- What is your time worth? If you know the answer, you'll choose Comfort Hotel Grand Central. We are Oslo's most centrally located hotel. Just three minutes to the airport express – and three minutes to Oslo's main shopping district.We are challenging the traditional model for a business hotel. Ourlocation is outstanding, our cutting-edge facilities are housed in an historic railway building and our prices are excellent.Once in your room the only sound you will hear will be the faint hum of the airconditioning. We have 170 rooms. And 113 of these are unique. Many enjoy views of the opera house or Oslo's bustling main shopping district. Some are inspired by the compact studio apartments of Brooklyn, while others have protected historical significance and many a story to tell. (Norway's first railway track started right at this station.) Interior designer Lars Helling describes the look he has created as "industrial shabby chic". We'll treat you to a free breakfast in our restaurant where you can enjoy our homemade strawberry jam and fresh bread. The man in charge of our restaurant is celebrity chef Ole Johnny Eikefjord, of Eik Annen Etage fame. He dishes up what may be the best bolognese in Oslo – andgives you the right Barbera to go with it. And if you're only after a quick business lunch, you are welcome to order a half portion. But if you have more time, feel free to compose your own three-course menu.Enjoy the food while you imagine the bustling railway concourse in 1854: travelers hugging their loved ones, children smiling and laughing from the trainwindows, and steam trains snorting into life.Whether it's early in the morning or later in the day, many of our guests enjoy working out. Our training suite is compact, but very well equipped. And it's open 24/7,so you can go at it whenever you like.We tell our guests that they save an hour by staying so close to the airport express. That's an hour you can spend however you like. A workout? A beer with an old friend? Or perhaps you'll make an earlier plane so that you can kiss your children goodnight. It's up to you.If you are looking for elegant and efficient hotel, Comfort Hotel Grand Central is the easy choice. ... more less
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