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BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell

Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo 0162, Norway (Formerly Norlandia)
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Stavanger, Norway
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is clearly old and somewhat worn. However, the staff was very friendly, the room was clean, and the breakfast was very nice. It were also plenty of sockets for me to charge phone, pc and loudspeaker. This is not always the case, so thumbs up for this. The location of the hotel is great for shopping, dining, and... More 

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Norway
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77 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Best Western Karl Johan is one of the older hotels in Oslo and needs refurbishment. The best things that the hotel has going for it is the breakfast and the location. I stayed in a single room on the 5th floor, the elevators was being repaired so there was quite a bit of walking involved, but that was fine.... More 

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Vallensbaek Strand, Denmark
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104 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I styled for business at the hotel. Primarily chosen because of it's central location. Rooms are clean but close to outdated. TV isn't offering much but the wifi is stable well functioning and good enough for streaming which saved the stay. Breakfast is good and of a continental style but without bacon which is to criticise. Egg but no bacon... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed her with friends while visiting Oslo. We stayed in standard rooms, single and double, and the rooms were spacious and the interior flawless. Breakfast is plentiful and has a wide variety of options. The reception staff, maids and breakfast staff were all very welcoming and friendly. The hotel is placed in the very center of town which is perfect.... More 

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Otterbach, Germany
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We stayed at the hotel for 5 days. Really good breakfast and good room cleaning. But beds were really, I mean really soft. I have still back problems, because the middle was like a hole. Proce was good too!

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear 618nicon Thank you for taking the time to give us the feedback and for sharing your experience. It is very unfortunate that you felt that beds were to soft. Did you ask the front desk to change room? Just remember when someone are not satisfied, we want to help you rihgt away! We warmly welcome you back to us... More 

Milan, Italy
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51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My husband and I only stayed one night but we were surprised by the calm and the silence of this hotel. The entrance was very elegant and it was possible to quietly chat on armchairs. Breakfast was also extremely good, in a nice environment with very kind staff.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Jeangrey82 Nice to hear that you liked your stay at our hotel. We do our best every day to satiesfied your expectations. Glad to hear you liked the building (from 1899), breakfast and my kind staff. We welcome you back in another occasion. Best regards More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I stayed here during a business trip and it did the trick. Small, but clean room with a nice bed. Don't expect much else. Breakfast was very nice and worth the trip to the basement. Hoteel is located close to the train stations and direct access to the airport.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Klinkered Thank you for your stayed with us in Oslo. Just remember that we have 114 rooms with different size. We have lots of large room with beautiful view over Karl Johan main street. Wish you welcome back. More 

Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We stayed at the Best Western Karl Johan on Dec. 27-30. As everyone says, the location is excellent. It is right on Karl Johans Gate convenient to great shopping, the palace, the opera house, etc. Upon check-in, the front desk person informed us that having a car in Oslo is not ideal. We quickly discovered how right she was. She... More 

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca D Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at our hotel. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. Sincerely Leiv R More 

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43 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Great location close to shops, restaurants and points of interest. Room was clean and comfortable but you had to wait a while for hot water. Breakfast buffet was very good, lots to choose from to suit all tastes. Lovely old building, decor old fashioned but suits the hotel, nice and cosy.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear guest Good to hear that you had a good stay with us. We appreciate your feedback. We welcome you back on another occasion. Best regards Leiv R More 

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