Just checked into the hotel by friendly and helpful staff ( Daniel). He made us feel welcome and told us info of 24 hr pass for trams and buses. The hotel is located within the old station building (cream yellow colors) and the internal entrance is facing Mc Donald's within the station building (see
photo) at the main old station entrance.
Rest at the hotel loung and had free hot drinks provided by hotel (self service).
We stored our luggage at the hotel's locker at reception when we arrived early in the morning by Dfds seaways ferry from Copenhagen to Oslo. It was a long walk from terminal to the hotel 20 minutes. Left terminal crossed the roads and turn right (can see all the city centre buildings -checked for signs for central station) followed the road and crossed fews side streets (uneven surfaces); followed the road til when you see 7 Eleven and HM (cloth store) turn into the street and you will see station building (cream yellow). At the station entrance (enter from the street) Mc Donald on your left and hotel on your right next to a cafe/bar so turn right straight away! Hotel entrance with clear lit signage. With heavy luggage take the taxis from terminal or bus from terminal station. Will post more info later.
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- What is your time worth? If you know the answer, you'll choose Comfort Hotel Grand Central. We are Oslo's most centrally located hotel. Just three minutes to the airport express – and three minutes to Oslo's main shopping district.We are challenging the traditional model for a business hotel. Ourlocation is outstanding, our cutting-edge facilities are housed in an historic railway building and our prices are excellent.Once in your room the only sound you will hear will be the faint hum of the airconditioning. We have 170 rooms. And 113 of these are unique. Many enjoy views of the opera house or Oslo's bustling main shopping district. Some are inspired by the compact studio apartments of Brooklyn, while others have protected historical significance and many a story to tell. (Norway's first railway track started right at this station.) Interior designer Lars Helling describes the look he has created as "industrial shabby chic". We'll treat you to a free breakfast in our restaurant where you can enjoy our homemade strawberry jam and fresh bread. The man in charge of our restaurant is celebrity chef Ole Johnny Eikefjord, of Eik Annen Etage fame. He dishes up what may be the best bolognese in Oslo – andgives you the right Barbera to go with it. And if you're only after a quick business lunch, you are welcome to order a half portion. But if you have more time, feel free to compose your own three-course menu.Enjoy the food while you imagine the bustling railway concourse in 1854: travelers hugging their loved ones, children smiling and laughing from the trainwindows, and steam trains snorting into life.Whether it's early in the morning or later in the day, many of our guests enjoy working out. Our training suite is compact, but very well equipped. And it's open 24/7,so you can go at it whenever you like.We tell our guests that they save an hour by staying so close to the airport express. That's an hour you can spend however you like. A workout? A beer with an old friend? Or perhaps you'll make an earlier plane so that you can kiss your children goodnight. It's up to you.If you are looking for elegant and efficient hotel, Comfort Hotel Grand Central is the easy choice. ... more less
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