Grand Hotel - Oslo

Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo, Norway, 0159  show map
 4 stars
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Grand Hotel - Oslo

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Editorial review:

This historic hotel opened in 1874 and caters to business travelers. The staff is very good, and the location is great for easy access to the city. There is a spa and an indoor pool with a view. There is even a floor that introduces guests to Norway's most famous women. However, some guests believe that the interior is becoming a bit dated and in need of a redo.

Overview

The hotel lies in the heart of a downtown area, in the vicinity of Norwegian Folk Museum, Vigeland Museum and Viking Ship Museum. The elegant building was renovated in 2008 and now combines Art Nouveau architecture with modern technology.

Grand Hotel is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Oslo. The Royal Palace, Karl Johans gate and Parliament are within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Nearby points of interest include the parliament building, the palace and the fortress.

The hotel stands within a 5-minute stroll of Stortinget subway station and within a 10-minute walking distance of Oslo Central train station. A few minutes' drive from Oslo, Gardermoen airport.

Rooms

There are 292 guestrooms featuring Signature Two-Bedroom Corner Suite, Signature One-Bedroom Suite and Grand Deluxe Single Room equipped with a living space, direct dial phone, flat-screen TV, a minibar and individual climate control. The quiet rooms feature the street view. They are fitted with marble bathrooms with a separate shower, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A buffet breakfast is served in the chic dining room. Guests will enjoy fine dishes of international cuisine in the large on-site restaurant. Top Floor bar offers various types of coffee and tea.

Services

Business travelers can use a photocopier, a copier and a meeting room available on site.

Relax

Guests are pampered with a courtyard and a rooftop terrace as well as the on-site a sauna and a health club. The property offers fitness center and a gym to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at NOK 400 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   292.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access
  • Public areas with access for disabled

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Massage
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Street view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of NOK 150 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo, Norway, 0159

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City Center
  • Oslo
    800 m
Airports
  • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
    37.3 km
  • Moss (RYG)
    59.6 km
Train Stations
  • The National Gallery
    300 m
  • Oslo Central Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Stortinget
    200 m
  • Nationaltheatret
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Grande Cafe
    10 m
  • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
    80 m
Beaches
  • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
    1.5 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    292

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Rooms and availability

Grand Hotel photos Room Junior SuiteGrand Hotel photos Room Junior Suite
Standard Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or Twin beds or Queen-size bed or Double bed
Size: 24 m²
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Spacious and light room has luxurious furnishings. It has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
    Size: 30 m²
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    • Shower
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    The room is more spacious than the Standard room. It offers a work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

    Room facilities
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      Deluxe Room
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      Deluxe room offers large windows, facing inwards. Equipped with a large desk and a sofa area. This room has wall-to-wall carpeting.

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      Junior Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Super King-size bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 40 m²
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      • Private bathroom
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      Junior Suite is tastefully decorated down to the smallest detail. It offers a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

      Room facilities
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        Ladies Floor
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or Twin beds or Queen-size bed or Double bed
        Size: 24 m²
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        Ladies Floor is designed for the modern businesswoman or the guest who knows what she wants. Uniquely styled room, generously appointed for women of all ages. With thoughtful details creating a feeling of well-being and luxury; including yoga mats, special menus, spa and beauty products, books and magazines.

        Room facilities
          Grand Hotel photos Room Deluxe Corner Suite
          Deluxe Corner Suite
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          Corner suite is individually furnished, with separate living room and bedroom. French balcony.Spacious bathroom with separate shower and bathtub. Flatscreen TV in all rooms.

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          Deluxe Corner Suite Two Bedrooms
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          Luxurious room has two bedrooms and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. Two bathrooms has all modern amenities.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Grand Hotel - Oslo Oslo location
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          Hotel Address:

          Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo, Norway, 0159

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Oslo
            800 m
          Airports
          • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
            37.3 km
          • Moss (RYG)
            59.6 km
          Train Stations
          • The National Gallery
            300 m
          • Oslo Central Station
            700 m
          Underground stations
          • Stortinget
            200 m
          • Nationaltheatret
            400 m
          Restaurants
          • Grande Cafe
            10 m
          • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
            80 m
          Beaches
          • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
            1.5 km
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            7
          • Number of rooms:
            292

          Hotel Awards

          NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOsloGrand Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in Norway

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • National Theatre - 200 m
          • Chat Noir - 400 m
          • Rockefeller Music Hall - 600 m

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 700 m

          Places of interest

          • Akershus Castle - 400 m
          • Oslo Palace - 700 m

          Train stations

          • The National Gallery - 200 m
          • Oslo Central Station - 600 m

          Convention centers

          • Christiania Torv Square - 300 m
          • Oslo Congress Centre - 500 m
          • Opernhaus / Operahuset - 700 m

          Shopping areas

          • Historic Museum - 400 m
          • Henrik Ibsen Museum - 700 m

          Amusement

          • Colosseum - 200 m

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Oslo Parliament - 100 m
          • Oslo City Hall - 300 m
          • Oslo Cathedral - 300 m
          • Oslo fjord boat tours - 400 m
          • Nobel Peace Center - 500 m

          Museums

          • The Royal Palace Park - 700 m

          Theaters

          • Norwegian Theatre - 100 m

          Business areas

          • Karl Johans gate - 100 m
          • Byporten Shopping Centre - 600 m
          • Oslo City Shopping Centre - 600 m

          Galleries

          • National Gallery of Norway - 200 m

          Underground stations

          • Stortinget - 100 m
          • Nationaltheatret - 300 m
          • Jernbanetorget - 700 m

          Public parking

          • Oslo University - 400 m

          Local attractions

          • Akerselva River - 1.6 km
            Maridalsvannet - Oslo, Oslo
          • Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) - 1.9 km
            Sars Gate 1, Oslo
          • Munch Museum - 1.9 km
            Toyengata 53, Oslo
          • Natural History Museum - 1.9 km
            Sars gate 1, Oslo
          • Mineral and Geological Museum (Mineralogisk-Geologisk Museum) - 1.9 km
            Sars Gate 1, Oslo

          Near the hotel

          • Parliament - 70 m
            Karl Johans Gate 22, Oslo
          • Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhus) - 360 m
            Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo
          • University Museum of Cultural Heritage (Historisk Museum) - 430 m
            Fredriksgate 2 (city centre), Oslo
          • The Mini Bottle Gallery - 500 m
            Kirkegata 10, Oslo
          • National Gallery - 270 m
            Universitetsgaten 13 (city centre), Oslo
          • Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke) - 360 m
            Stortorvet 1, Oslo
          • Oslo Historical Museum - 440 m
            Frederiks Gate 2, Oslo

          Restaurants nearby

          • Grande Cafe - 10 m

            Address: Karl Johans Gate 31
            Phone: 23 21 20 18

            71% likes this, based on 126 reviews

          • Etoile Bar - 10 m

            Address: Karl Johans gate 27
            Phone: 23 21 20 35

            75% likes this, based on 31 reviews

          • Jensens Bofhus - 90 m

            Address: Stortingsgata 2
            Phone: 40690680

            Cuisine: Central European

          • T.G.I. Friday's - 80 m

            Address: Karl Johans Gate 35
            Phone: 2233 3200

            65% likes this, based on 217 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: CAD 49 - CAD 195

          • Palmen Restaurant & Bar - 10 m

            Address: Grand Hotel, Karl Johans gate 31
            Phone: +47 23 21 20 00

            65% likes this, based on 14 reviews

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            7
          • Number of rooms:
            292

          Hotel Awards

          NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOsloGrand Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in Norway

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          Grand Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Hotel

          Average guest rating

          7.6out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 223 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Entrance, breakfast and swimming facilities are excellent. Located centrally, easy connection to airport.

            Small room in a narrow corridor. No view at all from the window.

          • Couple
            6.2

            Great location and lobby however the rooms were slightly better than average.... as the price was well above average (perhaps that's just Norway?) it's not really a value for money option.

          • Single
            9.6

            The location, service and great breakfastbuffet.

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            Central location, smoking rooms available, close to business partners,good sortiment of food for breakfast, nice rooms, pleasant staff.

          • Single
            3.8

            Located in the heart of the city, excellent breakfast, and cafe. The hotel and the hotel staff make a terrible impression and does not correspond to the category of 4 stars. Interior design and rooms look like decaying and decrepit. This room is not safe. Did not work the lock on the door, the light in the room blinked as a signal from a police car. Draining the water in the sink and bathtub almost did not work. Especially need to ask for bathrobes and slippers. Staff indifferent. Dirty, cramped and dusty, fitness center, there is no soap in the shower. The overall impression is very bad.

          • Group of friends
            7.0

            The location of the hotel is superb. We enjoyed the grandure of the historical aspect of the hotel's origins. The decoration in the main areas was very grand and eye catching. The Grand Cafe was a lovely setting for breakfast which offered excellent variety and high quality. Our bedroom was a good size with a balcony and a good aspect.

            The room was however, a bit tired in it's finishings. The hotel refurbishment work was disturbing when hammering, drills and deliveries of wood etc made significant noise at 7.00am each morning. This was a disapponting aspect. Staff made no enquiry as to how we enjoyed our stay which would have given the opportunity to give immediate feedback. Enjoyable overall.

          • Couple
            8.2

            Wonderful location with historical atmosphere cozy and classygreat place to pamper yourself

            Room 207 curtains were so thin and light was coming in

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Receptionists were very busy, so we had to wait a while to check in / check out. Inadequate lighting in the bathroom, and there were several light bulbs in the suite that did not work.

          • Older travelers
            5.8

            For that price range the room was very Basic. Bathroom shower tiles were very moldy and unpleasant looking.

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            The rooms are very small. Check-in takes a lot of time. When I came to my room in the afternoon, the door wasn't closed, it was opened. Possible, housekeeping didn't close it after cleaning the room.

          • Family with children
            8.2

            Excellent breakfast served on the ground floor with a view to the main parade street in Oslo - Karl Johan.The location is excellent, wether yiu want to go shopping or sightseeing.

            As an old hotel it needs redecoration, and that is done, but in some of the rooms I have stayed in it does not seem quite finished. E.g a cupboard has been moved, and holes left and not painted, or tiles are left with holes because a peg or something has been removed. If ot had been my home, it would not have been like that, it seems the handyman has left without finishing the redecoration.

          • Single
            7.0

            Helpfulness of staff and location.

            My "superior" room was not as nice to what I usually get at The Grand. Two small double beds instead of a queen size; bathroom was not as nice; the room seemed worn.

          • Family with children
            4.2

            The location

            there has gone a lot of things wrong for us at the grand hotel unfortunately. there has not been room cleaning the whole weekend. the video system dind't work proper and this could not be solved. the spa we couldn't make use of with our 2 1/2 year old, because he should be 3 years. unfortunately they could only inform us about this after we were dressed in our bading suits. the hotel staff wasn't very cooperating.

          • Family with children
            10.0

            They were accommodating and very helpful in making out stay memorable...

          • Family with children
            9.6

            We had a newly remodeled comfortable room with a fabulous view onto the main square. The breakfast buffet was amazing.

            Our teenagers had a second room that had not been remodeled. It was tired and worn although still comfortable, with a terrible view onto a side street.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Grand Hotel - Oslo Oslo location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo, Norway, 0159

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Oslo
            800 m
          Airports
          • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
            37.3 km
          • Moss (RYG)
            59.6 km
          Train Stations
          • The National Gallery
            300 m
          • Oslo Central Station
            700 m
          Underground stations
          • Stortinget
            200 m
          • Nationaltheatret
            400 m
          Restaurants
          • Grande Cafe
            10 m
          • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
            80 m
          Beaches
          • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
            1.5 km
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            7
          • Number of rooms:
            292

          Hotel Awards

          NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOsloGrand Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in Norway

          Use Badge