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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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Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 6 adults booked 2 rooms. The rooms were larger than almost all others we booked in Norway for about the same price. Breakfast was simple but good, although we might have been too early for the hot food. We loved being on Karl Johan street as it seems to be the center of life in Oslo. Emil... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was for a trip of four days in Oslo, last July, and I have reserved at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell on the city. The situation of the hotel is perfect because it joins immediately the Royal Castle (you must visit the gardens which are free) and it is just in front of the Norways's Parliament, of the National... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed one night but would definitely go back. Great position on main Karl Johan Gate. Bit of a hard slog with suitcases from the main train station along the cobblestones and slightly uphill. Would suggest getting the train to the National Theatre station as it is closer. Very close to the Royal Palace and handy to the harbour... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location of the hotel is just perfect, located in the main street of oslo. all restaurants and shops and malls are down outside the hotel, one minute walk to other malls and shops you don't need to take the hop on hop off buses as all the sightseeing stops are just a walk away, 10 minutes walk to the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely well located hotel. Right in the centre of Oslo. Very busy when we visited and yet prepared for busy breakfast time. Bed room spacious and clean. Staff very helpful and gave us plenty of info on what to do in Oslo. Hotel located next door to Deli De Luca, excellent delicatessen and close to Zara, a terrific... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is in the center of all the action... Nothing over the top, but centralized location, 5 minute walk to National Theater train station. Being Americans on a 23 hour layover, we quickly checked in and walked the town, found a few side street hidden gems. Didn't need much, so this was a good fit. Staff was nice and the... More 

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Weiden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in an excellent location. It was a great base for exploring the city. We were able to walk to all the main attractions (sentral station, cathedral, city hall, national gallery, palace, history museum, etc.) and the ferry dock and able to stop at our hotel in between sites as needed. All the main places to eat and... More 

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Cloverdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at this hotel. We would give it 5 stars for location and price but only 3 stars for noise and lack of a/c. One of of the nights we stayed was Saturday and the local bars had their music going until 3AM. Since the hotel doesn't have a/c, we tried to keep the windows open... More 

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Roskilde, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very easy booking and most friendly welcome to this hotel placed in the absolute city centre of Oslo. We paid 1300 NOK for a small and dark room without AC and view to a side alley. The hotel is most noisy at night with loud music (ended 3 A.M.) and shouting form drunk pedestrians. The breakfast is crowded, unorganized and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travelled to Oslo recently for a short leisure break. I could not recommend this hotel highly enough. Any of those of you familiar with Dublin I would equate it with spending a few nights in the Gresham Hotel from a location point of view.The standard of accommodation would not be as high as the Gresham but location will always... More 

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