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Vancouver BC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For a younger demographic, this might be an OK hotel. For seniors like my wife and me, it wasn't a great choice. First, we got a room on the second floor and almost directly over the entrance. Karl Johans gate is very lively, next door to a couple of sidewalk cafes and with lots of motor traffic. On a warm... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I sit here at 2:40 AM in the hotel, on my second night, I've resigned to the fact that I made a mistake. With two more nights to go in Oslo, I am looking to see if I can simply check out, eat the 2 more nights at this hotel and get some sleep and rest somewhere else. I'm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value for money. A bit noisy on lower floors. Staff is one of the bast I have encountered, very helpful for the business traveler. Good breakfast. Building just marvelous, rooms not much so. Avoid near by bars and restaurants, too touristic.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good enough hotel, great location, good breakfast buffet, comfortable beds, slight down side is noise from revellers on a Saturday night, so if this puts you off, choose a hotel a few streets back, it didn't bother me, the young chap at reception has a great easy going character and makes booking in and enquiries no problem for him at... More 

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Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Karl Johan BW is an OK hotel in a very good location in central Oslo. The rooms were OK but, to be honest, dated when compared to the competition. I was stunned to be presented with a stand up fan in the room rather than have air conditioning - particular when this hotel averaged 1600 NOK per night. However,... More 

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

Dear Neil Thank you for your kind feedback and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to Best Western Karl Johan Hotell. More 

New York, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I request upper floor with view I DON'T expect to be offered corner room with interior views or second floor room. Did not appear to be a/c at all and must be uncomfortably hot in evening. Location was excellent but other hotels within blocks.

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

Dear wildeworldtravel Thank you for posting your review and we are glad you found our location great. I'm sorry to hear that you had some issues with the request and ac. I hope this didn't cause to much trouble for you. Welcome back! More 

Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short walk from the main train station towards the city. Easy to find with the blue flags fluttering outside. Receptionist was very helpful and the hotel itself is very quaint and well kept. Breakfast was good with plenty of choice and the wifi worked fine.

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Roseville, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our tour of Scandinavia, I would consider this both one of the best experiences and values of the trip. You couldn't possibly find a more ideal location - facing the central plaza which is bookended by the Parliament and the National Theater. Our gigantic double windows opened over this beautiful scene. Virtually all of the major museums and attractions... More 

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Kökar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Best Western Hotell is super well situated right on Karl Johan street. Although it is a bit scruffy with endless corridors (reminding me of Faulty Towers) the service is very good and so is the breakfast. There was a big water damage outside the bathroom door, there was no wifi, but I enjoyed my stay nevertheless.

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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice and old stylish hotel in the middle of the main street in Oslo. The location is as central as one could get it. Rooms are nice and clean, and the price is not as bad location taken into consideration. A bit odd that breakfast is served as late as 0700, but no nig deal. Will definately come... More 

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

Dear Kenneth B Thank you for your wonderful comments here on tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear that your overall experience was very good, and that you especially like the location and breakfast. We wish you welcome back to us on your next visit to Oslo. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On Oslo's main street and in the heart of the city centre lies this historic hotel from 1899. Next to the Parliament and within immediate walking distance to a variety of museums, attractions, shops, bars and restaurants. The hotel has 114 rooms, as well as 5 meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 60 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell

Address: Karl Johans gate 33, Oslo 0162, Norway (Formerly Norlandia)
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: $117 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell 3*
Number of rooms: 114
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Best Western Karl Johan Hotell Hotel Oslo
Norlandia Karl Johan Hotell Oslo
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