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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The hotel is very well located, close to both Central Station and City Centre. Staff was corteous and polite and room was very clean. No problem for early check-in. Wifi works very well. Breakfast was so tasty, but it could be reacher for a 5 stars hotel.

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your kind review and feedback. We are constantly working on improvement and we truly hope that it will show during your next stay with us. Kind regards

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Unfortunatly the trash was not emptied from the previous tennants (which was kind of gross). Also there was a weird sound during the night which kept us up of running water. It sounded like someone was pissing either in the room above or next door.

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Kristina Thank you for your review. We are terribly sorry for the inconvenient. We have not received a similar complain about the noise before, but we will surely look closer to both this issue and of course for the trash not being emptied from the previous guests. We appreciate all the reviews on our hotel, both the positive and...

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Good and clean place. The location is very goo because the Norges Bank and the downtown also soo close. The hotel is nice, modern, no any problem. There is not so much possibilities to do in the hotel but to visit the city, is excellent.

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Hi Gellert Thank you for taking your time in writing about our hotel. We appreciate your feed back and look forward to receiving you as our guest again.

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Room was nice, terrace bar was absolutely great. Nice breakfast and everything works. Some areas of the hotel was dark because of lack of lights. Location is excellent near by city center and a harbor. Parking 200 m from the hotel in an expensive private parking house.

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Hello. We thank you for your review and appreciate your feed back. Looking forward in receiving you as our guest again.

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Hotel looks extremely flashy and hip from the pictures but it really isn't. Decor is dated and worn. My room had weird stains in the ceiling and somebody had left a dirty glass at in the bathroom. The bathroom itself was barely lit and it also had clear glass facing the bed. Might want to make sure your partner is...

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Madam. I am sorry for the inconvenient you have experienced and I truly hope that we have managed to make your stay as pleasant as possible during your stay at our hotel.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Every corner of this hotel is distinctively designed. Our room (a suite) was beautiful, and had a designer bathroom, state of the art lighting, endless mirrors, a separate close/pantry/minibar room and a toilet separate from the bathroom. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful as we attempted both to navigate the city and to figure out our plane reservations. The...

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Marko O, Reception at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! Having our guests this satisfied with our hotel and our service is really the best reward we could ever ask for! You are mostly welcome to be our guest again! Kind regards Grims Grenka team

Sandefjord, Norway
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It seems like the hotel has strived to have nice design, without necessary taking into account the quality of service to hotel guests. The water in the shower never got warm(but the shower was nice to look at though..). The sink was clogged. The room booked was a Deluxe room including a couch that looked nice but was not suitable...

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for your review. We appreciate all the feed backs, both positive and negative as we are continuously working on improving our service and hotel experience in general.

Oslo
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The hotel is not according to the standard that you see online. Bad smell in the bathroom, missing light balls and empty beer bottles in the room when I checked in. The hotel is advertising the Top bar " as the big thing" and when I came up the the bar, it is close because private party, and nobody tell...

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry for the inconvenient you experienced during your stay at our hotel. We do appreciate all feed backs both positive and negative as we are continuously working on our improvement.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Could have been better. The room I booked was not available so I was upgraded but was told I would have to move the next morning. So I was to be inconvenienced for the hotels mistake. Breakfast could be better and the reception staff need to know more about their reward program

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Tina Thank you for your review. I am sorry for the inconvenient regarding moving to different rooms, we were unfortunate and had no available rooms of the same type as the one you have been upgraded to for your first night. Regarding our reward program, what information was our staff not able to provide you with? Regarding our breakfast,...

Reviewed 13 September 2016

I enjoyed the stay. Nice and friendly staff. Excellent breakfast. Really good location. The hotel design breathtaking - particular for those afraid in the dark. I had a big apartment, long floor, big bath (and another small one), spacy room and a window inside the building with view to the lobby. The decoration black and wood and beige. A quite...

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Marko O, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Ralph Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. I am sure that there is an English news channel on every TV in all the rooms, maybe there has been some automatic system update on that TV set in particular so that the channel had to be reinstalled. We at Grims Grenka...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, Samsung LED Smart TVs and personalized light controls. Hotel guests can also enjoy one of the very few rooftop terraces Oslo has to offer. Grims Grenka's own roof top lounge: Q Lounge. When the weather gets hot the drinks get even hotter. First Hotel Grims Grenka is a well-known design hotel to the citizens of Oslo. Press-conferences, photo shoots, product launches, parties and other events are frequently held at the hotel. No wonder, when it can offer the vibrant cocktail bar Brooms & Hatchets as well as the popular restaurant MADU with its Nordic Cuisine concept. ... more   less 

Additional Information about First Hotel Grims Grenka

Address: Kongens gate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: $197 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — First Hotel Grims Grenka 4.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
1st Hotel Grims Grenka
First Hotel Oslo
Hotel Style:
#17 Business Hotel in Oslo
#22 Luxury Hotel in Oslo
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