We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

First Hotel Grims Grenka

Save
Traveller (202)
Room & Suite (378)
Dining (152)
Ratings and reviews
#54 of 102 Hotels in Oslo
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“q lounge”(7 reviews)
“rooftop bar”(28 reviews)
View all reviews
What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
4 Star 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...
View all hotel information
Location and contact
Kongens gate 5, Oslo 0153, Norway
37.5 km to Oslo Airport
163 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.4 km from Karl Johans gate
View nearby attractions and restaurants
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Aug. 5Aug. 6
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from US$200.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Oslo hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "2776b94672864d3e9b6b8e14b6235e24", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":206472,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32427729],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":5,"month":8,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":202,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"2776b94672864d3e9b6b8e14b6235e24","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":200,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":200,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"First Hotel Grims Grenka","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjI3NzZiOTQ2NzI4NjRkM2U5YjZiOGUxNGI2MjM1ZTI0IiwiQUlLIjoiMTIyMThiNzFmM2UwNDNkN2IwMDA3OWMzOWM5N2IxZDkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "05/08/2018", "checkOut": "06/08/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$200", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32427729":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (839)
Filter reviews
537 results
Traveller rating
159
147
114
78
39
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
159
147
114
78
39
Show reviews that mention
All reviewswaterfall showerq loungerooftop barrecommend this hotelboutique hotelnice hotelbreakfast buffetspacious roomnice staygreat breakfastlocation is excellentaker bryggethe main streetpublic transportcity centretrain stationopera house
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 537 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel was very close to the centre of Oslo and close to good restaurants. So very well located, easy to walk to and fro. We were upgraded to a suite. The room itself was odd by typical hotel standards. Not to our taste but...More

Thank daniel c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husbond and I celebrated our birthday with our friends on the rooftop of Grims Grenka Hotel, Q Lounge, and we could not have picked a better place!!! Super cool terrace, very good food, best service ever by the friendly staff and a great DJ...More

1  Thank Helene G
Response from Marianne B, Daglig leder at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Helene. Thank you so much for your very kind feedback! We are so happy we made your event and stay perfect in any way and we could not have made it without your Cooperation from start to end. You and your friends are so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at a 4 - almost rated 5 star - hotel you do expect high end. This hotel probably was that but i think it might an upgrade. Service in the lobby not the best either. Great bed - ok location and nice roof top...More

Thank Simen S
Response from Marianne B, Daglig leder at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking time sending us your feedback. It`s always important for us to follow up and make sure that we are keeping focus on daily maintenance and providing good service. I will address your feedback with my manager team accordingly. I`m...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I checked in with my family It’s a brothel the entrance was filled with prostitutes Rooms pictures have nothing with reality they’re old grim , filled with suspicious spots on furniture I would give it One star That’s cheating .... One star only beware of...More

1  Thank Nadeen S
Response from Marianne B, Daglig leder at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Nadee. Thank you for your feedback. On behalf of the staff we are so sorry we did not meet your expectations regarding hotel standard. Our best wishes for your summer holiday! Best regards, Marianne

A TripAdvisor Member
33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was so disappointed and shocked at this so called hotel. The most disgusting place I stayed in. We stayed 20 minutes after discovering it was a brothel. Please keep away from this place if you want to enjoy your holiday. Rude staff and bad...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Response from ReceptionFHGG, Receptionist at First Hotel Grims GrenkaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guests, Thank you for your feed back. We appreciate the time and the effort our guests put in reflecting back on their experience of our hotel. Both negative and positive feed backs are utterly appreciated as this is of crucial experience for our improvement....More

View more reviews
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Details
Price range
US$148 - US$364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#15 Business Hotel in Oslo
#24 Luxury Hotel in Oslo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$148 - US$364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#15 Business Hotel in Oslo
#24 Luxury Hotel in Oslo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (202)
Room & Suite (378)
Dining (152)
Amenities (21)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Emily B
November 19, 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from BeershevaOptimist | Reviewed this property |
As far as i remember bathroom glass walls are not so transparent.so the design does not intrude into one's privacy.
0
Votes
Norskguy
April 17, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Marko O | Property representative |
Dear Dirk49 There is unfortunately no parking at the hotel itself, but there is a parking house some 50 meters down the street. The name is Q Park and the address is Bankplassen 1. Kind regards, Marko... More
0
Votes
PhoodKritic
November 29, 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, do take the train. Taxis are "complicated" in Oslo. There are different types with widely differing fares. Also, on holidays the fares go up exhorbitantly! You could easily put u$s 200-300 into one-way taxi fare to... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Ask for Smart Comfort beds"
Read review
"Ask for a room that does not look out into the central lobby."
Read review
"better using cash"
Read review
"Stay elsewhere"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing