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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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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
729Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
204Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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 bathroom, old furniture
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Response from MarianneB2894, Daglig leder at First Hotel Grims Grenka
Responded 23 Oct 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 is clear to me that we unfortunately in your case have not succeeded in delivering the standard expected from an establishment such as ours. We truly appreciate you taking the time to review us, so we can follow up on internal routines – to ensure this does not repeat itself. All the best wishes, First Hotel Grims Grenka
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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 for us was that there were obvi
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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 there is
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Response from MarianneB2894, Daglig leder at First Hotel Grims Grenka
Responded 8 Oct 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 transportation. Please let ut reccomend ou to book a higher room category next time, the bathroom size will hopefully meet your expectations then. Looking forward to see you again! Kind regards, Marianne Bergseng
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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” got wet. Luckily my husband and I are not large or else w
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Response from ReceptionFHGG, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims Grenka
Responded 1 Oct 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 continuous work towards improvement. Kind Regards Marko (Reception)
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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 a bathroom stuck in the corner in a ver
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Response from Ingrid C, Resepsjonssjef at First Hotel Grims Grenka
Responded 14 Sep 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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The bathrooms look quite revealing. If I were to use the bathroom in the night would it light up the room or are there curtains to pull over the frosted glass?
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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Is car parking available?
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 Ognjanovic Receptionist
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Is there an airport shuttle? If so, hours and cost.
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 or from the airport!
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Is there sny fees for dogs?
Dear aisha4442, Thank you for your question. There is an additional supplement of NOK 300,- for dogs per stay. This also includes a dog bed, water bowl, food bowl, as well as a more thorough cleaning after check-out. If you wish to bring your four-legged friend, please contact us prior to your arrival, so that we can issue you a proper room and prepare the room accordingly. We hope to have your both as our eminent guests. All the best, Ørjan Andrès Reyes Gjerme Guest Relations Manager First Hotel Grims Grenka
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Hei, er det romservice på hotellet?
Ja det er det, men noe begrenset
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"The bathrooms are tiny! Perhaps request a bigger bathroom if possible"
"It's really close to Aker Brygge."
"Ask for Smart Comfort beds"
"Ask for a room that does not look out into the central lobby."
"better using cash"
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PRICE RANGE
US$169 - US$312 (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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