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First Hotel Breiseth

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First Hotel Breiseth, established in 1898, is one of the oldest hotels in Lillehammer. At the time of its opening, it was considered the most fashionable hotel in town. During its first 40 years of operation the hotel was very popular among a group of artist. Cash was not always forthcoming, and as a result the hotel received a number of paintings still decorating its walls. As a guest at our hotel you will be within walking distance of attractions like Maihaugen, Lillehammer art museum, the pedestrian precinct Gagata, several restaurants and a range of activities. Ski bus to Hafjell departs close to the hotel.
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
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Concierge
Sauna
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Lokated in the senter of the town. A great old hotel With Nice service. The rooms was ok size and clean. Nice good bed give me a good sleep. Great breakfast and nice staff which did all to help you. The hotel also had free car park bye the hotel.
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We booked here for the location. Anyone looking to stay here needs to know that they will be staying in very outdated surroundings. It has to be the worst we have stayed in. The furniture is well worn with the sofa collapsed in our room. Don’t expect a decent stay if you book her
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Response from HannaStenberg, Daglig leder at First Hotel Breiseth
Responded 2 Aug 2018
Hi SPEL1990. Thank you for giving us this feedback - we need that to be able to improve. Glad to hear that you were happy with the service provided by our staff. I also hope that we will see you again sometime, maybe after a future renovation. :)
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The sphere is like 1994 when the Olympics where in town. This is quite normal, but they start renovations during the last years.

The breakfast was good and the atmosphere was good. The coice is more than enough.

Conclusion: a good place to stay in Lillehammer.
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Response from HannaStenberg, Daglig leder at First Hotel Breiseth
Responded 2 Aug 2018
Hi paulW8021KT! Thank you for your feedback! Really glad to hear that you enjoyed breakfast and the atmosphere. Hope to see you again sometime. :)
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The hotel is split into two parts - the one you see in their photos, and the tired, concrete block, with no air conditioning, that many of the rooms are in.

Parking is free, so that scores a point, as does the location. That’s it, I am afraid.

The one member of staff working i
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Response from HannaStenberg, Daglig leder at First Hotel Breiseth
Responded 2 Aug 2018
Hi DSBananer. Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor! I am sorry, though, that the stay did not live up to your expectations. I sincerely hope that we can give you a better impression another time.
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The hotel is right in the center of town and easy walking throughout the downtown area.The hotel is old, but management has worked hard to keep it up. There are several beautiful oil paintings on the walls of the hotel. The staff was exceptionally nice and helpful. The breakfast
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Response from HannaStenberg, Daglig leder at First Hotel Breiseth
Responded 2 Aug 2018
Hi DanishBob! Thank you for this lovely review! :) So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We will certainly work on improving our breakfast buffet! Hope to see you again soon. :)
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Is there parking onsite?
Hi Karen. Yes, there is a spacious parking lot outside the hotel. Parking is provided without cost for our guests. Welcome!
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"don't forget of free croissants and coffee"
"The superior rooms are excellent, big, nice and cheap."
"second floor was perfect."
"As far as I seen,rooms are all same.careful if you re not able to walk/climb stairs.Some rooms are in remote corners with difficult access."
"Upgrade to a larger room for comfort"
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PRICE RANGE
US$98 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
first hotel lillehammer
LOCATION
NorwayEastern NorwayLillehammer
NUMBER OF ROOMS
89
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