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

NOK 400 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

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 comfortable 4-star Grand Hotel is set in Sentrum district and offers modern guestrooms with a view over the street. Residing in a 7-story building, the hotel was opened in 1874 and renovated in 2008.

The hotel is located in the center of Oslo, near Munch Museum, Sofienberg Park and Mineral and Geological Museum . Grand Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Oslo.

Nearby points of interest include a theater, a gallery and a museum.

Stortinget metro station is quickly reachable. Oslo, Gardermoen airport can be reached within 40 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The rooms in Grand Hotel are fitted with a pantry, music system, a safe, a personal computer and cable TV. The rooms are designed with beautiful décor and have parquet floors.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Guests can unwind in the non-smoking restaurant, which serves fine Norwegian cuisine. Refreshing drinks are offered in the café bar. Etoile Bar and Grande Cafe are situated in a cultural area, about 50 meters from the venue.

Services

Residents will benefit from newspaper service, shopping service and turndown service.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a steam room, a spa area and a health club as well as a fitness center and a gym.

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:   274.

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Street view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • 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. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Karl Johans Gate 31, Oslo, Norway, 0159

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City Center
  • Oslo
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
    23.2 mi
  • Moss (RYG)
    37.0 mi
Train Stations
  • The National Gallery
    1000 ft
  • Oslo Central Station
    2300 ft
Underground stations
  • Stortinget
    700 ft
  • Nationaltheatret
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Grande Cafe
    100 ft
  • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
    4800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    274

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Rooms and availability

Grand Hotel photos Room Junior Suite
Standard Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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Spacious and light room has luxurious furnishings. It has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
    Grand Hotel photos Room Deluxe Room
    Superior Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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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
      Grand Hotel photos Room Ladies Floor
      Deluxe Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 435 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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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.

      Room facilities
        Grand Hotel photos Room Junior Suite
        Junior Suite
        Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 435 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • 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
          Grand Hotel photos Room Standard Room
          Ladies Floor
          Bed type: Double bed
          Size: 220 sq. feet
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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.

            Grand Hotel photos Room Deluxe Corner Suite-2 bedrooms
            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
              2700 ft
            Airports
            • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
              23.2 mi
            • Moss (RYG)
              37.0 mi
            Train Stations
            • The National Gallery
              1000 ft
            • Oslo Central Station
              2300 ft
            Underground stations
            • Stortinget
              700 ft
            • Nationaltheatret
              1400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Grande Cafe
              100 ft
            • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
              300 ft
            Beaches
            • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
              4800 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of floors:
              7
            • Number of rooms:
              274

            Hotel Awards

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            Best Spa Hotels in Norway

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            Grand Hotel Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • National Theatre - 700 ft
            • Chat Noir - 1400 ft
            • Rockefeller Music Hall - 2000 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 2300 ft

            Places of interest

            • Akershus Castle - 1400 ft
            • Oslo Palace - 2300 ft

            Train stations

            • The National Gallery - 700 ft
            • Oslo Central Station - 2000 ft

            Convention centers

            • Christiania Torv Square - 1000 ft
            • Oslo Congress Centre - 1700 ft
            • Opernhaus / Operahuset - 2300 ft

            Shopping areas

            • Historic Museum - 1400 ft
            • Henrik Ibsen Museum - 2300 ft

            Amusement

            • Colosseum - 700 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Oslo Parliament - 400 ft
            • Oslo City Hall - 1000 ft
            • Oslo Cathedral - 1000 ft
            • Oslo fjord boat tours - 1400 ft
            • Nobel Peace Center - 1700 ft

            Museums

            • The Royal Palace Park - 2300 ft

            Theaters

            • Norwegian Theatre - 400 ft

            Business areas

            • Karl Johans gate - 400 ft
            • Byporten Shopping Centre - 2000 ft
            • Oslo City Shopping Centre - 2000 ft

            Galleries

            • National Gallery of Norway - 700 ft

            Underground stations

            • Stortinget - 400 ft
            • Nationaltheatret - 1000 ft
            • Jernbanetorget - 2300 ft

            Public parking

            • Oslo University - 1400 ft

            Local attractions

            • Akerselva River - 1.0 mi
              Maridalsvannet - Oslo, Oslo
            • Botanical Gardens - 1.2 mi
              Sars Gate 1, Oslo
            • Munch Museum - 1.2 mi
              Toyengata 53, Oslo
            • Natural History Museum - 1.2 mi
              Sars gate 1, Oslo
            • Mineral and Geological Museum - 1.2 mi
              Sars Gate 1, Oslo

            Near the hotel

            • Parliament - 300 ft
              Karl Johans Gate 22, Oslo
            • Oslo City Hall - 1200 ft
              Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo
            • University Museum of Cultural Heritage - 1500 ft
              Fredriksgate 2 (city centre), Oslo
            • The Mini Bottle Gallery - 1700 ft
              Kirkegata 10, Oslo
            • National Gallery - 900 ft
              Universitetsgaten 13 (city centre), Oslo
            • Oslo Cathedral - 1200 ft
              Stortorvet 1, Oslo
            • Oslo Historical Museum - 1500 ft
              Frederiks Gate 2, Oslo

            Restaurants nearby

            • Grande Cafe - 100 ft

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

              71% likes this, based on 126 reviews

            • Etoile Bar - 100 ft

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

              75% likes this, based on 31 reviews

            • Jensens Bofhus - 300 ft

              Address: Stortingsgata 2
              Phone: 40690680

              Cuisine: Central European

            • T.G.I. Friday's - 300 ft

              Address: Karl Johans Gate 35
              Phone: 2233 3200

              65% likes this, based on 217 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 38 - USD 149

            • Palmen Restaurant & Bar - 100 ft

              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:
              274

            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
              2700 ft
            Airports
            • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
              23.2 mi
            • Moss (RYG)
              37.0 mi
            Train Stations
            • The National Gallery
              1000 ft
            • Oslo Central Station
              2300 ft
            Underground stations
            • Stortinget
              700 ft
            • Nationaltheatret
              1400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Grande Cafe
              100 ft
            • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
              300 ft
            Beaches
            • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
              4800 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of floors:
              7
            • Number of rooms:
              274

            Hotel Awards

            NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOsloGrand Hotel

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

            Use Badge