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Karl Johan Hotell

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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Historic Hotel
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
197Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
82Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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18Q+A
100Room tips
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I must say this is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in, as a keen traveller I have stayed in better hostels in 3rd world countries. Upon entering the room there was a strong musky smell. I opened the window to a building site outside my room, with strong heavy dust clouds.
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Second stay at this hotel. The wiew was down on at the main shopstreet in Oslo.A cosy historic hotel. Got a good price by using Best Western app. At the breakfast there was so much too shoose among. Fresh newspaper also
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Response from Leiv R, Daglig leder at Karl Johan Hotell
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Hans-Johnny, Thank you for your feedback! Your opinion is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. Sincerely, Leiv R
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Smell from the kitchen entered our room. There was some noise from corridor and next room. Ok breakfast. Relatively flexible staff. Currently under renovation. Rooms are in a maze of corridors. Classic building with perfect location
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Response from Leiv R, Leder  at Karl Johan Hotell
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear OsloViking, Thank you for your feedback. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations It is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked or disliked about your stay you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. At the moment we are bulding new rooms and totally renovating our hotel, so i hope you will be back in the future to experience our new product. Best Regards, Leiv R
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The hotel is a lovely old hotel and in a central position. Unfortunately there are extensive renovations talking place and the noise levels and disruption to me means it shouldn't be offered for bookings - it wasn't relaxing and to be honest not somewhere you would want to be -
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Response from Leiv R, Leder  at Karl Johan Hotell
Responded Feb 27, 2019
Dear rachael_browning, Thank you for your feedback. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations It is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked or disliked about your stay you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. At the moment we are bulding new rooms and totally renovating our hotel, so i hope you will be back in the future to experience our new product. Best Regards, Leiv R
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Good location,excellent breakfast, great staff. Water pressure was very low and shower in room was poor, but internet was reliable and of sufficient speed. Hotel is renovating and so works in road right next to room and general hotel renovation impacted due to noise, but
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Response from Leiv R, Leder  at Karl Johan Hotell
Responded Feb 27, 2019
Dear Cruiser64989598045, Thank you for your feedback. It is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked or disliked about your stay you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. At the moment we are bulding new rooms and totally renovating our hotel, so i hope you will be back in the future to experience our new product. Best Regards, Leiv R
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How much is a cab ride to the hotel from the airport ?
Just to give you an indication; from Oslo trainstation to this hotel was €50 which is incredibly expensive and too rediculous for words All predecessors comments are correct; take the train from Oslo airport and its only a 500 meter walk straight ahead when leaving the Oslo trainstation
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Hei Greenock9 Debit card is ok, and you can email us: service@karljohan.no Best regards Best Western Karl Johan Hotell
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Can someone tell me which bus stop (airport bus-flybussen) I have to get off to reach the hotel well?
I am not sure which bus stop it is but the driver would know. You might want to consider taking the train in from the airport. You would get off at the Sentrum station and walk just a few blocks. This may be much easier than the bus and would take less time. You can buy train tickets right at the airport and simply scan your credit card at the "gate" rather than use the ticket machines.
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What are the options to get to the hotel from the airport for 4 people in October?
by bus
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Do you have two bedroom rooms?
yes thay have twin room
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"All rooms will hear the noise from the renovations so I don't think there is a better room"
"Level 3 is level with tea and coffee. They expect to ad room shortly."
"Many rooms face the inner patio,... not ideal"
"Room #306; it had a little balcony. If that door was open, there could be noise from the street below, but it was always quiet to sleep."
"Make sure to request a room that is NOT overlooking the internal roof that has noisy A/C units and fans"
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PRICE RANGE
$105 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western karl johan hotell hotel oslonorlandia karl johan hotell oslo
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Norlandia
LOCATION
NorwayEastern NorwayOsloSentrum
NUMBER OF ROOMS
114
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