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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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  • 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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is perfectly located on Karl Johans Gate. It's within very easy walking distance to Oslo Central Station, and just about a block away from the Nationaltheatret Station. Really--a great location for walking anywhere in the city. The rooms are fine--nothing special, but they're clean, of relatively decent size, and mine had a balcony with a great view of... More 

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Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway
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112 reviews 112 reviews
50 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here before. It is perfectly situated close to Tinghuset on Karl Johan street, not far from the royal castle. The room was pretty small, but I was on my own. I did not find out how the air con was working, so it was pretty hot. It was clean and quiet though, and the bed was very... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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58 reviews 58 reviews
55 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights at the hotel. The room was big and warm and my bed was comfortable. The building is old and beautiful and there were paintings in the corridor. People on the reception were extremely polite and welcoming. The breakfast was wonderful with salmon and lots of fruits. The best thing was the location next to the Parliament and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First let me address a growing concern. If like me your spend a lot of nights in hotels you quickly become a booking.com addict. It flexible, simple and you get interesting rates. The point is hotels will hate you. In oslo the best Western welcomed me ( for a late arrival) with ah your are the last one and you... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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53 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about this place - the location is absolutely killer, I was fortunate enough to be placed in a room facing the square, with a big window and high ceilings. Some of the rooms have a couch (including my own), which I thoroughly enjoyed. The bathroom is adequate, mine had a bathtub. It could take... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location, easy to get to by train from the airport. Great breakfast, free coffee throughout the day, and wonderful staff. Room is really small and bed is very uncomfortable. You will wake up to sore neck and feel like sleeping on a pull out couch but maybe the size is the Norwegian room standard. Interestingly, despite how small the... More 

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Whitwick, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
38 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think there must be significant variance between the suites and the small single rooms. I think it is a fairly priced hotel considering where it's located. I had a smile as soon as I walked in and saw the room, and its view (room 310). This is a brilliantly central location with easy access to trains, trams etc. There... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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 April 4, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

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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