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Best Western Karl Johan Hotell

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Samara, Russia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it is the best choise for Oslo due to perfect position of the hotel in the center of everything. Clear room, very politely and helpfull sevice and complete entire breakfast (very importatnt due to quit expensive products in Oslo). the Price is very attaractive so i'm happy that found that place! i do suggest to everybody.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Maxim K Thank you very much for your visit and of course for your warmest recommendation. We hope you really enjoyed your stay with us and will be looking forward to have you back in the future. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good located hotel. However, no A/C. Yes, it is Norway and not Spain, but anyhow, when the air stands still, it is very difficult to get asleep. Don't book the single bed room because it is so tiny and poorly furnished, you wonder why you are in Oslo. Breakfast is OK, they do have a pan cake machine though...

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Katia G Thank you for your feedback. We always appreciate to hear how our guests feel about our hotel and Oslo. We welcome you back whether it is summer or winter. With best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed here for two nights. We got room 215 which is a suite with lounge area, desk, and separate bed area. There were three large picture windows (which opened to let in fresh air). Being on the second floor was awesome for people watching. The room had a small fridge and coffee maker. We asked for a kettle...

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear KimGrierson Thank you for your great review and for staying with us. I´m glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful room. I hope to see you next time you are in Oslo. Welcome back. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Bergen, Norge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big room. Ecellent location. Average breakfast but well made and fresh. Some noise can be heard from outside. And from hallway. Shoulda been bathtub in superior rooms... all emploiees no norwegians. Strange in a location like this. Many shopping possibilities all around u. Sub way close. Nigth food also in nearby if late arrival and hungry.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear christopher72 Thank you for your nice feedback. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our location. Best Regards Leiv R General Manager

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here one night participating in a conference in central Oslo. Easy to get there from the airport. And the hotel very centrally placed. Small, but nice and clean rooms (I had a single room, so maybe that is why it was small - no problem for me). Excellent breakfast and overall service.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear jakobharder Thank you so much for your very nice feedback to us. I`m really glad that we lived up to your expectations. Welcome back to Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, we hope to see you again soon. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Ogre, Latvia
Reviewed 10 February 2017

All said about excellent location is true - very central, easy to find, excellent, if have to rush to early train to catch fly - just 5 min walk from Nathionaltheatre train station. Regarding room and breakfast also no much issues, it was ok for such unexpensive place. But, but, but - noise from the ventilation agregate in my room...

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Dace P Thank you for taking the time to write a few words. We appreciate all feedback. Nice to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast, room and the excellent location. Normally there should be no issue about ventilation noise level. Ventilation comes from nearby restaurants and should be closed at night. We will talk to the owner. We want...

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The Best Western Karl Johan is located right in the middle of downtown Oslo within a very short walking distance from the ”Nationaltheatret” train station where local trains, metro and the airport express train make their stops. The reception is straight in from the main street which leads to the Central station in one end and the Royal Castle in...

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Thoraveler Thank you for feedback and for taking the time to write about your experience. Hope to see you again. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Los Angeles, United States
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This hotel was likely the best Best Western I have ever stayed with. The morning breakfast was really good. For that alone, I would consider staying here again. Other than that, location was central, right across from the skating rink, and the room was clean and comfortable.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear jup489 We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we are always trying to do our best for all of our guest. We wish welcome back next time you are in Oslo. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Everything about this hotel is comfy and cosy. Our room was brilliant and very clean. The breakfast was amazing including gluten free. The staff were very pleasant. Making for memorable stay in a very central location.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear fiona m Thank you so much for giving us your kind feedback. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It's so nice that you like the room, breakfast, location and my pleasant staff. We look forward to seeing you back with us soon. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We booked our hotel on line and selected the Best Western Karl Johan in Oslo City Centre. We had seen this hotel many times on our trips to Oslo when we had stayed with family and we had often commented that we would like to stay there when family could not accommodate. We were not disappointed, the staff were friendly...

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Fred B Thank you for taking the time giving us your great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed everything, and look forward to welcome you back with us soon! Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On Oslo's main street and in the heart of the city centre lies this historic hotel from 1899. Next to the Parliament and within immediate walking distance to a variety of museums, attractions, shops, bars and restaurants. The hotel has 114 rooms, as well as 5 meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 70 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Karl Johan Hotell

Address: Karl Johans gate 33, Oslo 0162, Norway (Formerly Norlandia)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: $159 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Karl Johan Hotell 3*
Number of rooms: 114
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Best Western Karl Johan Hotell Hotel Oslo
Norlandia Karl Johan Hotell Oslo
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“We had room 215, pay the little extra for this room. Great views and people watching for entertainment.”
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 of 5 bubbles KimGrierson, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check if rooms are not facing backguard”
 of 5 bubbles 182dacep, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor rooms to avoid noise from bars on the Karl Johans Gate.Or a side room”
 of 5 bubbles UKNorseman, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Kar Johans gate”
 of 5 bubbles 137kristianl, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask if they have a quiet one, maybe away from the street?”
 of 5 bubbles Lalan06, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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