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Hamar, Norway
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We had a perfect bed, and the room size is good. But we didn't really love that the room was too warm and not airy at all. Good breakfast, but what hotel doesn't serve fried eggs for breakfast in Norway...? And the salt & pepper was not easy to reach. We travelled with a dog. The hotel had arranged a...

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Trude1970 Greetings and good day! Thank you for taking your time in reviewing First Hotel Grims Grenka. Please accept my apologies that we didn't meet all your expectations when you stayed with us recently. Your comments regarding the temperature is absolutely taken into account and dealt with. It is correct that fried eggs is not a standard item on...

Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Excellent service, cleaning needs a bit of upgrading. The hotel itself is modern and has good standards and the beds are comfortable. I recommend a drink in the eve at the pleasant lounge, I enjoyed their choise of music, smooth jazz, classy! ;-) Location is excellent as well, close enough to walk downtown, still 3 blocks away from the noise....

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear 458marinaj Greeting and good day! First of all thank you for your much favorable review of First Hotel Grims Grenka. It is with imminent pleasure to read that you enjoyed the location, atmosphere and last but not least our great lobby bar Brooms & Hatchets. We are very proud of our product in the lobby bar. Your comment about...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Had the pleasure of staying two nights at the Grims - highly recommended and be sure I will return to this hotel. Upon arrival a slight hick up w/ my booking (via hotel.com) but solved promptly and professionally by the staff. Hotel has great architecture, location and service

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Henrikholms Greetings and good day! Thank you for your great review of First Hotels Grims Grenka. Great location, architecture and most importantly great service is of vital importance for us, so it is with enthusiasm I am glad that we met your expectations when you stayed with us. We are looking forward to seeing you with us again when...

Eastern Norway, Norway
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Friendly and thoroughly good service in a clean hotel at a great location for experiencing the best city in Norway. The bed was fantastic, the rooms were spacious and there's no doubt that I'll be back.

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Erlend J Greetings and good day to you! Thank you for your great review of First Hotel Grims Grenka. I am so glad to read that we met your expectations when you stayed with us recently. We strive daily towards giving excellent and friendly service, so I am glad you felt the same way. We do believe that a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

The hotel is situated in a brilliant location- you can walk to the shops in two minutes. On arrival, we were impressed by the stylish decor, it is certainly modern. We were greeted by very friendly reception staff who directed us to our rooms. Unusually, we were on a floor where they were refurbishing the corridor. Throughout our entire stay...

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Kaji_London Greetings and good day! Thank you for taking the time to review First Hotel Grims Grenka. I am very glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us recently. We are currently refurbishing the hallways and the rooms to improve our product, I do hope it didn't cause to much inconvenience for you when you stayed with...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Have stayed at this hotel twice, and will probably stay here again for a number of reasons: 1. Stylish rooms and in-room facilities, including great beds. 2. Great atmosphere: Nice and helpful staff, lobby bar with excellent unique signature cocktails (during summer the hotel also offers a really cool rooftop bar), great breakfast served in the hotel restaurant (which also...

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Perchr17 First of all I would like to thank you for your great review of First Hotel Grims Grenka. I am very pleased to read that you had a very nice stay here recently and that you found all aspects of the hotel favorable and pleasant. We are too very happy to be situated at a very central location,...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We booked the garden suite for Valentine's. We had room 405 with view to the inner court yard. The room had a fun layout and great potential to be a great suite. BUT the one thing that ruined it for me, is the fact that carpets had stains, the walls were scratched in some places and also had stains, the...

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear VictoriaSantana Greetings and good day! Thank you for taking the time in reviewing First Hotel Grims Grenka. On behalf of the hotel I would like to apologize that we didn't meet your expectations when you stayed with us recently. Your comments regarding the room are all taken into account. The hotel is currently undergoing a cosmetic maintenance floor by...

Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stayed 2 nights at Grims Grenka. We met nothing but excellent service troughout the entire visit at the hotel. The hotel rooms where clean and stylish and the beds where like sleeping in your own bed. We highly recommend First Hotels Grims Grenka if you should choose a Hotel in Oslo. And you should defenitly visit the restaurant at...

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear Martin R First of all I would like to thank you for your cordial review of First Hotel Grims Grenka. It is with great pleasure to read that we exceeded your expectations when you stayed with us recently. The comfort and wellbeing of all our guests is of vital importance, and a comfortable bed that feels like your own...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I'm not happy with the service or the booking, but the room was amazing and the breakfast was okay . I would recommend this hotel if you like big rooms. My room had a huge lounge and a table. It was very close to Karl Johan

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Svein Åge S, Manager at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear L4555FRjuliem First of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to review First Hotel Grims Grenka. Please accept my sincere apologies on behalf of the hotel that we did not exceed your expectations regarding service and your booking. This is really not how we wish to present ourselves and I do hope and wish that...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

When transiting in Oslo I usually stay at the airport but this time decided to go for downtown location and visit a museum or two. I had booked a suite and was upgraded to a Loft one. The room (had separate sitting area but was not a suite by really) was really dark that wasn't problem when it was light...

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Svein Åge S, Leder  at First Hotel Grims Grenka, responded to this review

Dear LoyaltyLobby Thank you for your review of First Hotel Grims Grenka, and that you chose us when staying in the centre of Oslo. Please accept my apologies that we didn't meet your expectations when you stayed with us recently. Your comments regarding the light will be taken into account, and I do hope it didn't cause to much inconvenience...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about First Hotel Grims Grenka

Address: Kongens gate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: $213 - $758 (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:
#15 Business Hotel in Oslo
#21 Luxury Hotel in Oslo
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