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First Hotel Victoria

Modern Hotel in Hamar Beside Lake Mjøsa

With fantastic views of Lake Mjøsa and situated just 80 metres from the railway station, Hamar’s oldest hotel – First Hotel Victoria – boasts a unique location. It offers 200 newly renovated rooms and a modern conference suite, and you can watch major sports events while enjoying the informal atmosphere of our sports bar and restaurant O’Learys.

The lakeside city of Hamar is known for its cultural festivals, paddle steamer trips aboard Skibladner and, not least, the Olympic “Viking Ship” skating arena. Hamar is a perfect starting point for nature and sport experiences, such as fishing, cycling, golf, skiing and skating. Welcome to First Hotel Victoria in historic Hamar. Ask about course and conference offers.

  • Breakfast Included
  • Free WiFi
  • Central
  • 0 m to city center

  • 80 m to train station

  • 100 m to Mjøsa

  • 88 km to Oslo airport

Campaign: 20 May to 30 September 
We're reopening our facilities for conferences and meeting - our strict control measures and procedures ensure a safe environment.

First Hotel Victoria offers multiple large and spacious venues. We have the capacity to welcome both small and large groups while maintaining the recommended distance between the attendants. We're following NHO's (Norwegian Health Organisation) guidelines regarding safety control procedures.

With our 13 meeting venues in different sizes, styles and capacity, everything is arranged for successful meetings and conferences. 

We know that good food is a large part of the recipe for a successful gathering, and have therefore created exquisite menus and food for breaks based on local produce from Norway. 

Based on the rules and regulations by the government due to Covid-19, we've reduced capacity in our venues. See our safety control procedures here 

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  • Conference Room

    Skibladner

    The meeting room Skibladner is named after Norway's only wheel steamer and oldest ship in regular operation. In addition to a large meeting room, the room can also be split in two for smaller events. See detailed information below if the meeting room is divided into A and B.

    Size: 167 m²

    • Auditorium: 90 persons
    • Classroom: 90 persons
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    Skibladner A

    Size: 62 m²

    • Auditorium: 21 persons
    • Classroom: 21 persons
    • U-shaped: 12 persons
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    Skibladner B

    Size: 105 m²

    • Auditorium: 30 persons
    • Classroom: 30 persons
    • U-shaped: 12 persons
  • Mjøsstua

    The meeting room Mjøsstua is named after Norway's largest lake, Mjøsa. First Hotel Victoria has a unique location and a fantastic view of Lake Mjøsa.

    Size: 95 m²

    • Auditorium: 21 persons
    • Classroom: 21 persons
    • U-shaped: 17 persons
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    Meeting Rooms

    We can also offer up to several smaller meeting rooms at the hotel.

    • Group room 1 - U-table: 5 persons
    • Group room 3 - U-table: 7 persons
    • Group room 5: upon request
    • Group room 6: upon request
    • Group room 7: upon request
  • O'Learys bar & restaurant

    O'Learys

    100 people

    Would you like to arrange a meeting out of the ordinary? In our restaurant O'Learys, we offer an exciting alternative from our other meeting rooms. Here you can easily connect to all the screens in the restaurant and the largest screen is 160 inches. We also have microphones and audio available.

  • Theater hall

    Teatersalen

    Teatersalen is the hotel's largest event venue and works perfectly for performances, concerts, and conferences. The hall was refurbished in 2016/17 and has comfortable seats, as well as modern lighting and sound equipment.

    Teatersalen has an important place in the Norwegian war history. On April 9, 1940, Hamar city became the temporary capital of Norway when Germany invaded the country. The King, the Government, and the Parliament were put on a train to Hamar, and Teatersalen was chosen as an extraordinary parliamentary hall.

    Size: 280 m²

    • Upon request
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    Bystyresalen

    Bystyresalen is one of the largest halls in the hotel and works well for both celebrations and conferences. There is a permanently built-in scene in front of the room, and the original, magnificent fishing leg parquet is still intact. The hall was renovated in 2016/17 and has modern technical equipment, as well as very good sound and lighting conditions.

    Size: 139 m²

    • Upon request
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    Teatersalongen

    Teatersalongen is a flexible hall that can be used for smaller concerts, performances, parties, conferences, mingling or dining. If desired, a mobile scene can be built. The hall has amazing rosettes in the ceiling and the original chandeliers from the building were used as banquet halls for Hamar's citizens in the 1920s. Roof to floor windows provide wonderful light and there is access to a balcony overlooking Strandgateparken and Mjøsa.

    Size: 72 m²

    • Upon request
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    Hjørnesalongen

    Hjørnesalongen has good natural light conditions, exit to the balcony towards Strandgateparken and Mjøsa, as well as original chandeliers on the ceiling. According to rumors, a mural of an enormous Champagne bottle is hidden behind layers of wallpaper and paint. From older times, the hall was a regular meeting place for a group that went by the name "Champagne Club".

    Size: 65 m²

    • Upon request
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    Formannskapssalen

    Formannskapssalen is the smallest of the halls on the second floor of Festivitetsbygget. The hall has its own entrance and is located in the middle between the two slightly larger halls, Hjørnesalongen and Teatersalongen. Perfect for mingling, a small work-shop, or a meeting. There is also access to a balcony overlooking Lake Mjøsa and Strandgateparken, as well as classic, original, details on walls and ceilings. This was the room where the District Court was located while the building served as Hamar Town Hall.

    Size: 47 m²

    • Upon request

Offers

  • Theater hall

    Conference Package

    Autumn 2018 we open our newly renovated Bar & Scene festivity where we can arrange courses and kick-off.

    Order package
  • Dagpakke fra 495,-

    Vi tilbyr rimelige møtepakker tilpasset myndighetenes krav til avstand mellom deltakerne og møtemat som serveres i tråd retningslinjer for godt smittevern.

    Order package

Offers

  • Theater hall

    Conference Package

    Autumn 2018 we open our newly renovated Bar & Scene festivity where we can arrange courses and kick-off.

    Order package
  • Dagpakke fra 495,-

    Vi tilbyr rimelige møtepakker tilpasset myndighetenes krav til avstand mellom deltakerne og møtemat som serveres i tråd retningslinjer for godt smittevern.

    Order package