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Oslo, Norway
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a hotel located in an old building. The rooms are OK, but definitely somewhat out of date when it comes to the interior and the bathroom. However, your basic needs are well taken care of including coffee machine in the room.

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Thank Ulrik Frederik M
HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Ulrik Frederik M. Thank you for good feedback! We are taking some actions these days, and giving some of our rooms a "facelift". We are, however, proud of our "oldfashioness", and we will strive to combine the old charm with modern comfort. Hope to see you again in the future! More 

Porsgrunn, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was good an cheap. There was machines instead of a "normal" lobby. You just plotted in the reservation code and got out the keys, and the same when checking out. Had a bit of a problem, made reservation trough hotels.com, don't do that. I got a mail with reservation code, but it was an entirely different code. Had to... More 

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Thank Josef F
HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Josef F. Thank your for this nice feedback! I wish to welcome you back in the future. More 

Rugby, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night again room was comfortable but starting to look tired. Breakfast was very good. Staff were all very helpful, waffles went down well with the children,and free car parking is good. We will use this hotel again but it would be good if the owners updated this good hotel. The staff obviously look after what they have... More 

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Thank Mark M
HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Mark M! Thank you for your kind words! We are especially glad to hear that your kids enjoyed staying with us - we love having kids as visitors! :) It is also good that you liked our breakfast buffet. Welcome back soon! More 

Moelv
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice stay, nice staff. Cozy room. I much enjoyed the collection of Norwegian art and the nutritious breakfast allowing us to take plenty of time for the morning meal. Convenient to stay in the center of Lillehammer.

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Thank helentE7732QO
HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi HelentE7732QO. Thank you for taking the time to give us this lovely review! It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our art collection, and that our breakfast gave you a good start of the day. Hope to see you again soon. :) More 

Horten, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been there before and love the friendly atmosphere in the house and among the crew. The bigger rooms have it own soul and a friendly atmosphere giving us a good feeling and enough space to feel comfortable and free. Very good hotel, one night stay is too short, we will come back.

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Thank kjolavj
HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Dear guest. On behalf of team Breiseth: A warm thank you for this wonderful review! Looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and cozy hotel. Very polite staff, clean and very nice breakfast. My single room was small, but clean and nice. I have nothing to complain about. Location is very close to the train station and to the centre (it is in the middle actually). Would recommend it to all kind of travelers.

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Thank Rune S
HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Rune S! Thank you for your kind words! I am really glad to hear that you felt well taken care of by our staff, and that you felt the coziness of the hotel. :) Welcome back soon. More 

Sauda, Norway
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and Cosy hotel in the middel of the city. Free parking and great breakfast. The hotel room was very big with brand new beds very comfortable. It's a historic building with charme and style of the old days.

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Jens19812013. Thank you for this wonderful review! We are very proud of the history and atmosphere of our hotel, and it makes us happy to hear that our guests also appreciate it. I am also glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Upplands-Vasby, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Nice,,clean and tidy and very good service.Breakfast was very various specialities .Hotel is located in a quiet area and central close to railway station and buses.Personal helpful to our inquiries.Nice with a free coffee/tea area close to the reception.

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi runesolvberg! Thank you for this superb review! It makes me happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and it really warms our hearts to hear that you felt well taken care of by our staff. Please visit us again soon! :) More 

Askim, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The room was small, old and had no ambience. Outdated! It needs a good do-over! I had to change the Remote for the TV twice. The breakfast was simple but alright. I wouldn't stay there again - didn't enjoy it.

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Thank alidO6436WO
HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi AlidO6436WO. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us, and truly hope that we get the chance to change your mind in a future stay. More 

Oslo, Norge
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Bad shower, it took for ever to get hot water, and the handle was somehow broken. Excellent breakfast. Good Wifi and many channels on TV. Good parking opertunities, and only 1 minute from the train station.

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HannaStenberg, General Manager at First Hotel Breiseth, responded to this review

Hi Lassie_On_The_Road! Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor - it really means a lot to us. I am very happy to hear that you were happy with breakfast and the cleanliness of the hotel. Thank you also for bringing the hot water issue to our attention. This is now dealt with. Hope to see you... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
First Hotel Breiseth, established in 1898, is one of the oldest hotels in Lillehammer. At the time of its opening, it was considered the most fashionable hotel in town. During its first 40 years of operation the hotel was very popular among a group of artist. Cash was not always forthcoming, and as a result the hotel received a number of paintings still decorating its walls. As a guest at our hotel you will be within walking distance of attractions like Maihaugen, Lillehammer art museum, the pedestrian precinct Gagata, several restaurants and a range of activities. Ski bus to Hafjell departs close to the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about First Hotel Breiseth

Address: Jernbanegata 1, Lillehammer 2609, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oppland > Lillehammer
Price Range: $128 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — First Hotel Breiseth 3*
Number of rooms: 89
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“The superior rooms are excellent, big, nice and cheap.”
 of 5 bubbles kjolavj, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“second floor was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles runesolvberg, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As far as I seen,rooms are all same.careful if you re not able to walk/climb stairs.Some rooms are in remote corners with difficult access.”
 of 5 bubbles Penguin888, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade to a larger room for comfort”
 of 5 bubbles euromarketer, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in old part get some street noise but not bad. Rooms in newer end look out on car park but not as noisy”
 of 5 bubbles markmU3330KU, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
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