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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic staff and very clean. We had an superior room that was exelent for my Family. I can really recommend this cozy hotel to other travellers that want to experience the olympic city Lillehammer.

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Lillehammer, Norway
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel with exelent location in Lillehammer. Free parning spot on the backyard . Breakfast with egg and bacon. The hotel havet got a facelift during the last year. I have been to this hotel many times and I like it.

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

Hi Roger! Thank you for taking the time to give us this nice review on Tripadvisor! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to see you again soon.

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice room good breakfast, free waffles and coffee from 6pm, very good two nights stay, a good stop off point before going to Skeikampen, shops not far from hotel staff very helpful, would definitely go back to this hotel. .

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

Hi wendysharon! Thank you for this very nice review! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much, and we hope to see you again in near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel a number of times. The hotel is opposite the railway station and a 2 minute walk to the main shopping area. The rooms are older style but comfortable and all feature coffee making facilities and television. The staff at this hotel are excellent. Warm and friendly, they are wonderful people. Good breakfast included.

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

Thank you, Ian, for these warm and wonderful words! On behalf of the whole staff: We truly appreciate it, and we are looking forward to your next stay.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked two single rooms in advance. For some reason the rooms were two different sizes. I picked the right key and ended up a room twice as big as my brother's. Lucky me! The rooms were clean, but in dire need of renovations. The breakfast was like most hotel breakfasts. We were greeted by a very nice receptionist that in...

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

Hi Helge M! Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor! Our hotel is in an old historic building, and the room size can vary quite a bit. We usually try to give similar rooms to a party travelling together, but this was not possible this time. I am very glad to hear that you found our...

Oslo
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice and helpful staff. Breakfast was nice, room was ok. Whole hotel is not very modern, but has some charme and is clean. We had a beautiful weekend in Lillehammer and would return and also recommend it to friends. Just do not expect anything state of the art, but I doubt that exists in the Lillehammer hotel-scene.

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

Hi Chris_2014-norway- Thank you for this wonderful review! I am especially glad to hear that you were well taken care of by our staff. Please come back soon!

Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A small hotel. Old rooms that should have been renovated. Ok breakfast. Great service from the staff. Located in the centre og Lillehammer right next to the train station. Also they offer parking if you come with car.

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

Hi rolfe644! Thank you for this nice review. I am glad that you enjoyed the service, provided by our committed staff. Hope to see you again soon!

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Hotel is overall very pleasing, it has free stable wifi, free sauna, which is so important for me after skiing, and free parking. A small issue I had was that my room wasnt being warmed up properly, but it was my fault for not reporting it to reception, they would most likely solve the issue :) If you are looking...

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

Hi Alex B! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such nice feedback. I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that you had good skiing possibilities in Hafjell. Nice to hear that you also liked the sauna! I am sorry, though, that your room was not properly warmed up at arrival....

Vedbaek, Denmark
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Very helpful reception in a crisis situation with my car breaking down on the road to Lillehammer in the middle of the night. Fixed me a snack and helped me to find a repair shop. Nice room and very good breakfast. Central in Lillehammer and cosy, historic atmosphere.

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

Hi N7164LUchristine! Thank you so much for these nice words! It makes me especially happy to hear that you were well taken care of by the staff, in a difficult situation. Also nice to hear that you could feel our coziness and historic atmosphere, which we are very proud of. :) Please come back soon!

Sarpsborg, Norge
Reviewed 7 December 2016

As usual, great service! The hotel Breiseth gives you a historic feel, memories from long gone times, interesting paintings! The staff is very service oriented and helpful - rooms and beds is good - always clean! Great Staff - they make you feel right at home!

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

Dear SERASM. Thank you for these wonderful words, and for taking the time to share them on Tripadvisor. It warms our hearts to hear that we succeeded in making you feel at home - this is exactly what we want our guests to feel. We hope to see you again really soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $123 - $205 (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.”
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“second floor was perfect.”
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“Upgrade to a larger room for comfort”
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