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BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell

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Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo 0162, Norway (Formerly Norlandia)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Incline Village, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel needs to remodel. Rooms are tired and some are very small even by Euro standards. I have been in four different rooms and all had different floor plans so I am not sure if this was something else before a hotel. Some bathrooms look like an afterthought and are crammed in etc. Many rooms look directly in the windows... More 

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Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and kind staff and good location. Hotel is in the heart of Oslo. Short way to harbour and to shops. Not noisy. Hotel is historic and very clean. Breakfast is very good with a lot of options. Room is spacey an clean. There is a nice Delica shop next to hotel which is open 24/7. I would like... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is right in city centre, staff are welcoming & friendly, and its close to all café's, restaurants, shops and of course the Royal Palace. Definitely recommend this place, we stayed for a long weekend during the music festival, so there was a great atmosphere about. Just a precaution: I'm not a smoker so I didn't notice this and... More 

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Harrisburg,Pa.
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, right on the main road to the palace, lots of shops and restaurants, good breakfast, clean rooms, Wi-Fi, you have to move in the room to get it.............The property its a bit tired looking, needs a new rug replacement, looks dirty in the elevator areas.......

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Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within walking distance to most attractions, shopping, and restaurants in Oslo. The property has extension into adjacent building, thus not having a flat passage from lift to room, not that user-friendly to travelers with heavy luggage. Overall clean and tidy room with basic amenities.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I can't exactly remember why we chose this hotel when making our reservations, but it is very centrally located (just a short 5-10 min walk from the main downtown train station or the National Theater train station, both of which you can get to by regional train from the airport) - near the palace (which is closed in the winter,... More 

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Dewey, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a very nice hotel right on a main plaza in the center of Oslo. My room is like a small apartment. Good feeling and open and airy. Only negatives are that I don't have any view out of my windows, just looking across at other rooms; and the fact there is no dresser with drawers to use. The... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The hotel is a 15 minute walk from the railway station and is conveniently located for theatres, bars, restaurants. There is an open air ice skating rink opposite the hotel and the harbour, fortress and museums are a couple of blocks away. The Royal Palace is just 500m away and the sculpture park a half hour walk. We walked from... More 

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San Diego, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Location is hard to beat, walk to many sights and two train stations. Single room was cozy and quiet. Internet service was reliable and easy to use. Housekeeping adapted to my schedule. Breakfast area well-equipped, bright, with comfortable seating.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Beyond the expectation. Right in the center, great selection of breakfast, very stylish buildings. The room was huge, only the bed was too soft for me. The Hungarian receptionist was really cheerful, helpful and gave a smile to every guest. We got two umbrellas from her and an excellent recommendation for restaurant. Great staff here.

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