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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here one night participating in a conference in central Oslo. Easy to get there from the airport. And the hotel very centrally placed. Small, but nice and clean rooms (I had a single room, so maybe that is why it was small - no problem for me). Excellent breakfast and overall service.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear jakobharder Thank you so much for your very nice feedback to us. I`m really glad that we lived up to your expectations. Welcome back to Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, we hope to see you again soon. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Ogre, Latvia
Reviewed 1 week ago

All said about excellent location is true - very central, easy to find, excellent, if have to rush to early train to catch fly - just 5 min walk from Nathionaltheatre train station. Regarding room and breakfast also no much issues, it was ok for such unexpensive place. But, but, but - noise from the ventilation agregate in my room...

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Dace P Thank you for taking the time to write a few words. We appreciate all feedback. Nice to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast, room and the excellent location. Normally there should be no issue about ventilation noise level. Ventilation comes from nearby restaurants and should be closed at night. We will talk to the owner. We want...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Best Western Karl Johan is located right in the middle of downtown Oslo within a very short walking distance from the ”Nationaltheatret” train station where local trains, metro and the airport express train make their stops. The reception is straight in from the main street which leads to the Central station in one end and the Royal Castle in...

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Thoraveler Thank you for feedback and for taking the time to write about your experience. Hope to see you again. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Los Angeles, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was likely the best Best Western I have ever stayed with. The morning breakfast was really good. For that alone, I would consider staying here again. Other than that, location was central, right across from the skating rink, and the room was clean and comfortable.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear jup489 We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we are always trying to do our best for all of our guest. We wish welcome back next time you are in Oslo. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this hotel is comfy and cosy. Our room was brilliant and very clean. The breakfast was amazing including gluten free. The staff were very pleasant. Making for memorable stay in a very central location.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear fiona m Thank you so much for giving us your kind feedback. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It's so nice that you like the room, breakfast, location and my pleasant staff. We look forward to seeing you back with us soon. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our hotel on line and selected the Best Western Karl Johan in Oslo City Centre. We had seen this hotel many times on our trips to Oslo when we had stayed with family and we had often commented that we would like to stay there when family could not accommodate. We were not disappointed, the staff were friendly...

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Fred B Thank you for taking the time giving us your great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed everything, and look forward to welcome you back with us soon! Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Suitable for late check-in and early check-out, and if business in close neighbourhood. Limited services in evening (no pub/bar), positive breakfast experience. Good and quick service at reception. Rooms rather small but clean.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear JRa70 Thank you for choosing to stay at our hotel. Always nice to hear how our guests have experienced our hotel. Whether staying a night or several nights. Good to hear that you enjoyed breakfast and that our staff took good care of you. We wish you welcome back. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Best hotel in central oslo this is my third stay every thing is very near room is good also the bahtroom breakfast is very good the wifi connaction speed is ok staff so friendly this is my best hotel i will stay here each time i visit this beautyful city

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear m511 Thank you for a nice feedback regarding your stay. Always nice to hear when our guests appreciate the personal service, tasty breakfast, fast wifi and good location. Good to hear that you will stay with us next time. Welcome back. Best regards. Leiv R

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Cannot be more central in Oslo, between Palace and Parlament. Very friendly staff. Old building, our room in second floor probably not renovated this century (?). Small breakfast area in loft floor. Can be good value for money. Beware of noise and cigarette smell (from outside) if front window in lower floors....

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear Mariposal1122 Thank you very much for your lovely review after staying at Best Western Karl Johan Hotel. We are so pleased to read you are pleased with the location and friendly staff. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Best regards Leiv R.

Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Well located for the old city, of which there is precious little, On the square with the parliament and royal palace at opposite ends. Friendly reception staff and comfortable room. Room would benefit from a kettle and teabags rather than just a coffeemaker. Substantial breakfast. Do walk the magnificent staircase.

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Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review

Dear monktonman Thank you for taking the time to share this review with the readers of tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear that your overall experience was very good and that you especially like our friendly staff and great location. We wish you welcome back to Best Western Karl Johan Hotel. Best regards Leiv R.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 70 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: $118 - $203 (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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“Check if rooms are not facing backguard”
 of 5 bubbles 182dacep, 1 week ago | Read review
“Higher floor rooms to avoid noise from bars on the Karl Johans Gate.Or a side room”
 of 5 bubbles UKNorseman, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Kar Johans gate”
 of 5 bubbles 137kristianl, Nov 9, 2016 | Read review
“Ask if they have a quiet one, maybe away from the street?”
 of 5 bubbles Lalan06, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the front of the hotel! Even on the fifth floor, the street noise is too much.”
 of 5 bubbles CrofK, Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
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