First Hotel Grims Grenka

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One of our top picks in Oslo.Located in the Kvadraturen area of Oslo, this hotel is 800 m from Oslo Central Station and 15 minutes’ walk from the Aker Brygge district. It offers a rooftop bar and terrace, plus rooms with flat-screen TVs and free WiFi.

First Hotel Grims Grenka’s stylish rooms feature Jensen beds. Mirrored walls and frosted-glass bathrooms with waterfall showers add a touch of luxury. All rooms offer quality toiletries.

The hotel's own restaurant MADU focuses on delivering healthy and flavourful comfort food. The chefs blend together international dishes with local ingredients to create classics with a twist.

The 13th-century Akershus Castle is within 2 minutes' walk. Karl Johans Gate shopping street is 400 m away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Oslo, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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First Hotel Grims Grenka has been welcoming guests since 2 Feb 2010.
Hotel chain/brand: First Hotels

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Most popular facilities

Free WiFi

Fitness centre

Non-smoking rooms


24-hour front desk



Guests love...

“friendly staff” 
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“roof top” 
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“great breakfast” 
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“boutique style”

Situated in the real heart of Oslo, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.6

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Breakfast info

Continental, Gluten-free, Buffet

Good coffee!

Free WiFi 
Guests consistently rate the WiFi as excellent

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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SleepsRoom type Standard Double Room

  • 1 large double bed 

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An inside look at First Hotel Grims Grenka

In the heart of central Oslo rests Grims Grenka - unabashedly modern, with a stark, art-gallery sensibility that hits guests from the minute they step inside the lobby. Presenting 65 rooms with a patina of cool, and Scandinavian twists like Jensen beds, frosted glass bathroom walls and waterfall shower heads. Here you will find a delicious breakfast buffet, as well as the awarded dazzling rooftop Q Lounge for those balmy Oslo summer nights.

See availabilityHotel surroundings – Great location - show mapGuests loved walking around the neighbourhood!

Closest landmarks

  • Christiania Torv Square

    0.1 km

  • Oslo Stock Exchange

    0.4 km

  • Karl Johans gate

    0.4 km

  • Akershus Fortress

    0.4 km

  • The Norwegian Armed Forces Museum

    0.4 km

  • Oslo Cathedral

    0.5 km

  • Norwegian Theatre

    0.5 km

  • Oslo Parliament

    0.5 km

  • Oslo fjord boat tours

    0.5 km

  • Byporten Shopping Centre

    0.5 km

Restaurants and markets

  • ICA Steen&Strøm Supermarket

    0.1 km

  • Rema 1000 Supermarket

    0.7 km

  • Coop Mega Aker Brygge Supermarket

    1.1 km

  • Farmers market Market

    2 km

  • Vestkanttorvet Market

    3.1 km

Natural beauty

  • Cruise havn Sea/ocean

    0.2 km

  • Akerselva River

    2.8 km

  • Sognsvann Lake

    7.9 km

  • Korketrekkern Ski lift

    13.7 km

  • Oslo Vinterpark Tryvann Ski lift

    15.2 km

Closest airports

  • Oslo Airport

    37.5 km

  • "Sandefjord Airport, Torp"

    84.8 km

Most popular landmarks

  • Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

    0.6 km

  • Oslo Central Station

    0.6 km

  • National Theatre

    0.6 km

  • Aker Brygge

    0.8 km

  • Oslo Spektrum Music Arena

    0.8 km

  • DFDS Ferry Terminal Oslo

    0.8 km

  • Rockefeller Music Hall

    0.9 km

  • Oslo Bus Terminal

    0.9 km

  • Frogner Park

    2.7 km

  • Sognsvann Lake

    7.3 km

What travellers love about this location

“The breakfast was delicious and with a lot of options and the location is perfect in the city centre”

Francesca Germany


“Extremely central. Lots of thought put into the design. The lounge area in the room, with the large couch and table, was great. Fridge in the room and they enco...”Read more

Andrei Estonia


“Location within walking distance from Station , Waterfront and Christmas market”

Richard United Kingdom


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1 restaurant on site

  • MADU

    Cuisine: Local, International

    Menu: À la carte

See availabilityFacilities of First Hotel Grims Grenka

Most popular facilities

Free WiFi

Fitness centre

Non-smoking rooms


24-hour front desk




  • Sun terrace

  • Terrace

Services & Extras

  • Tickets to attractions or showsAdditional charge


  • Pets are not allowed.

Food & Drink

  • Chocolate or cookiesAdditional charge

  • Fruits Additional charge

  • Bottle of water Additional charge

  • Wine/champagneAdditional charge

  • Snack bar

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Good coffee!


  • Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


  • No parking available.

Wellness facilities

  • Fitness centre

Reception services

  • Luggage storage

  • Tour desk

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • 24-hour front desk

Cleaning services

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Trouser press Additional charge

  • Ironing service Additional charge

  • Dry cleaning Additional charge

  • Laundry Additional charge

Business facilities

  • Fax/photocopyingAdditional charge

  • Business centre

  • Meeting/banquet facilitiesAdditional charge


  • Pet bowls

  • Pet basket

  • Non-smoking throughout

  • Allergy-free room

  • Heating

  • Safety deposit box

  • Lift

  • Bridal suite

  • VIP room facilities

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Newspapers

Languages spoken

  • Danish

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Finnish

  • French

  • Norwegian

  • Polish

  • Swedish

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See availabilityHouse rulesFirst Hotel Grims Grenka takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


12:00Until 12:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.

One child under 16 years is charged NOK 300 per night when using existing beds.

Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.

All children under 16 years are charged NOK 300 per night for extra beds.

All further older children or adults are charged NOK 300 per night for extra beds.

The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.

Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Cards accepted at this hotel

First Hotel Grims Grenka accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

First Hotel Grims Grenka accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

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Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

What guests loved the most:

“Polite and helpful staff, especially an old gentle men really working well. Thanks a lot. :)”

Haeden Ireland

“Breakfast was amazing in a very nice atmosphere. Good location nice and easy walk to most things and if not fast and easy access to transport links. Oslo overall was an amazing city to visit and I cannot wait to go back and stay at this lovely hotel again. Lovely, amazing friendly staff who were all really helpful and informative.”

Noor United Kingdom

“Very friendly and kind staff; good breakfast and great complimentary coffee, tea. Nice suites.”

Serhan Turkey

“The receptionist upon my check in was very nice and efficient”

Mar Spain

“Staff recommends restaurant for dinner which food is delicious.”

Alice Hong Kong

“The breakfast was delicious and with a lot of options and the location is perfect in the city centre”

Francesca Germany

“Friendly and warm greetings from reception. Madu F&B employees are amazing with service and food prep. Great job!”

Melchor Philippines

“Great design in the room, especially with wood features. Breakfast was high quality. Price was very good. Nice staff. ”

Luke Netherlands

“Diverse and good breakfast. Room was perfect, I had everything I needed. Bonus point for the wee fitness centre at ground 0. I like to have the option of a workout when I travel and weather is not the greatest for running outside. ”

_adela United Kingdom

“Cozy hotel reception hall. Amazing & awesome breakfast.”

Kzp13 Russia