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BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo 0162, Norway (Formerly Norlandia)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here on two separate occasions during my first trip to Norway. The location is perfrect! You are within a couple of blocks of an airport train stop, the subway, and the central train station. There appeared to be bus stops all along the avenue. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean. I purposely... More

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights, mid-September 2014 and can honestly make no criticism whatsoever. The hotel is perfectly located in the city centre, the reception staff were unfailingly pleasant and helpful. Our room was compact without being tiny, with extremely comfortable beds. The hotel is tastefully appointed with genuinely interesting pictures hung on the stairways and landings, rather than... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the hotel only for 1 night, booked at last minute so price was higher than I would have expected.. My room was a single one, very small bit functional. Unfortunatly it was towards the rear of the hotel, it was noisy with the window open. Also there was an electrical distribution panel on the corridor wall, this make... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Best Western Karl Johan is in an excellent location. It is easy to walk to many of the local attractions and if you have to take transit that is located close by too. 12 minute walk to the Oslo S train station. The room was small but we weren't in it much, the bed comfortable but the room was... More

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are the smallest I have ever seen/used. Couldn't take a picture as I could not get the focal length (there was none) correct. Expensive and totally not worth it, location is good. Avoid at all costs, no redeeming qualities....other than novelty.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel staff are very helpful and charming. The breakfast is outstanding, we stayed for 4 nights and I ate something different each morning! If you are on a restricted budget you can make up your own lunch from the breakfast buffet for a small charge [we did not try this as ate enough to see us through the day!].... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice hotel in the centre of Oslo, should be renovated and enlarged in future. The only negatives were: 1, the breakfast room should be bigger and air conditioned 2, the big window in the room was not protected (no hand rails if opened), so we and our child had to be careful

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed my stay here. Hotel is in a great location, walking distance to everything. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Hotel is also 1 1/2 blocks from the drop off point for the airport shuttle.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karl Johan's Gate is definitely the place to be during the day. Nighttime is a different story. The hotel should provide complimentary earplugs. Crowds of drunken merrymakers rule the night until 3am (weeknights) or 6am (weekend nights). Otherwise, the hotel was pretty good. Breakfast buffet was fine, with its emphasis on classic Norwegian cuisine. Hotel staff was friendly and helpful.... More

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Bicester
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13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Loud music and noisy people will keep you awake until 3am! Such a shame as it's a nice location otherwise. Could do with a bar where guests can enjoy a drink or two. Breakfast was very good, something for everyone there I think. Free, fast and reliable broadband.

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Address: Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo 0162, Norway (Formerly Norlandia)
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Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell 3*
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