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Best Western Karl Johan Hotell

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I still can't believe we were located in the midst of everything. As King Harald was celebrating his 80th birthday we were treated with marching bands and songsters right in front of our hotel. A comfortable room with a huge window where we could actually sit and watch the street activity.....breakfasts are complete and delicious. We stayed for a while...

Thank elmettehead
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

May 27, 2017. Just finished a two night stay (Thursday - Friday). We got a 2nd floor room overlooking Karl Johans Gate. Unseasonably warm -- beautiful days, but no A/C, so windows opening towards street stay open. Sun comes up around 4:30 and sets between 10:00 - 11:00. If you look closely at the pictures of the property you will...

Thank floydla1
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel is in a great location for tourists. We arrived by train and had a short walk to the hotel. It had great character and made a change from some of the newer boutique hotels. Room was very clean and comfortable, with great views. Breakfast was buffet style, with gluten free cereals and bread. Easy to walk to harbour, castle...

Thank Pembrae
Kingston, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely building built in 1899. You can see the character in the outside stone carvings and the lovely staircase winding up from the lobby. We were in room 519. It was a decent size for a European hotel with a double bed, comfy chair and desk and chair. The bathroom was a bit spartan with no place...

Thank Winifred H
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is perfect for walking Oslo. The rooms are nice. Staff was great. The breakfast has an amazing number of selections and was exceptional. This was a good value in the heart of Oslo. Easy access by train from the airport and a short walk to the hotel. Plenty of food, drink and attractions close by.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is near the marina and the palace. It is also very near the train, if you get off at the national theater stop. Good sidewalk cafes on the block. It's a popular street for locals to enjoy on the weekend. The room was comfortable and large enough, and the hotel is nicely furnished. The staff was helpful and...

Thank Sharon59801
Clermont, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located 1 block from the Flybussen, about a 10 minute walk from the train station and in the middle of everything a tourist would want to see and do in Oslo. The beds were comfortable and the hotel was very clean. The breakfast was served in a pleasant room on the fourth floor. The employees were very...

Thank Linda C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service at this hotel. We stayed in the Rozenkrautz Suite on the 5th floor - so spacious and fantastic views. Breakfast buffet is good. Fabulous location for walking all around Oslo. Wifi is an issue - while we stayed there anyway. Would connect for a few seconds then disconnect, too much of a hassle trying to fix it as...

Thank Nikolina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is ideal for site seeing, shopping, walking around oslo. There is a convenience store right next door and many restaurants one the same street. There is a park on the opposite side of the street with ice skating. Palace is within walking distance as are many other tourist sites. Bus stop nearby to the viking museum. Good wifi,...

Thank bakerbrenda
Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is close to all transit, restaurants and the waterfront. Easy to hop the transit or walk to parks and museums. The waterfront is a few blocks away and close to a number of restaurants and lots of shopping.

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

Dear 146cyndiw Thank you for taking time to share your feedback and kind words with us. I'm truly pleased to read you've enjoyed staying with us and the special attention to our excellent location and good breakfast. I hope I'll have the pleasure to welcome you back. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Meeting Rooms
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)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: $152 - $348 (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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“4th floor away from main street.”
floydla1, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“For us, a room at the front, looking out at the park and the parliament building was ideal. Being higher up gave us a better view.”
, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the right side have lovely street views - especially the higher up you go!”
nikolinam80, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“We had room 215, pay the little extra for this room. Great views and people watching for entertainment.”
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KimGrierson, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check if rooms are not facing backguard”
182dacep, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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