Christmas magic in the heart of Oslo

Enjoy a wonderful pre-Christmas break at the venerable Grand Hotel Oslo. Here you wake up in elegant surroundings with a historical rush as a backdrop. Our rooms and suites have a warm and inviting atmosphere that gives you the extra comfort you need in the winter cold. If you want that little something extra, you can book one of our Christmas-decorated suites (order here).

Order one of our Christmas and New Year packages:

Do you want to celebrate Christmas Eve and/or New Year's Eve with us?

  • Grand pre-Christmas break - Relax and enjoy the Christmas preparations. Read more
  • Grand Christmas Suite - Enjoy a decorated suite with its own Christmas tree. Read more
  • Grand Christmas Eve - Spent two nights and enjoy the wonderful buffet on Christmas Eve. Read more
  • Grand New Year's celebration - End the year with a continental buffet at Oslo's best address. Read more

For more information and booking, contact us by email:

To see our opening times during Christmas & New Year's 2023, click here.

Christmas shopping and decorations in Oslo

Complete your Christmas gift shopping in the city's many shops, or take a stroll and enjoy a festively decorated Oslo. Grand Hotel Oslo is the perfect starting point for your Christmas shopping with its fortunate location right in the heart of Karl Johans gate. Take a trip to the department stores Steen & Strøm, Egertorget, or Paleet, just a stone's throw away from the hotel, or enjoy a pleasant café in the shopping district at Aker Brygge.


Enchanting Christmas Market

Grand Hotel Oslo is renowned as a Christmas symbol in the capital, and our location near the charming Christmas market 'Jul i Vinterland' (Christmas in Winterland) will make you feel like you're in the heart of a Christmas fairy tale. When you stand outside the hotel, inhaling the scent of roasted almonds in the air and hearing the skates on the ice at Spikersuppa, you'll immediately be embraced by the warm Christmas spirit. The large Christmas market at Spikersuppa is open every day from November 12th. From the market's iconic Ferris wheel, you can enjoy a wonderful view of a festively decorated Oslo city center.

Decorations and Taste Experiences

When you step through the doors of the Grand Hotel Oslo, you are greeted by a magical Christmas atmosphere that will enhance your stay. The hotel is adorned from head to toe, and the magnificent Christmas tree welcomes you in the lobby from November 13th. Our chefs and waitstaff are ready to serve you and your guests delicious Christmas menus in various forms. We offer Christmas lunch in the Palmen restaurant, as well as our renowned Afternoon Tea. If you wish to book a Christmas party for friends or your company, please reserve a table here: Online Table Reservation. For holiday opening hours, read more here.

Christmas Concerts and Shows

For many, it's an important tradition to attend Christmas concerts and shows in the run-up to Christmas. And what could be better than combining this with a night at the Grand Hotel Oslo? In collaboration with, we offer great package deals for hotel stays and shows in the capital. Christmas 2023 offers fantastic highlights such as Moulin Rouge, Christmas Laughter 2023, Frozen, Annie, "Raske Menn", and the comedy show '3 for 1'."