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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

best Western karl johan is situated right in the middle of the shopping street with in walking distance to train station very accessible. Room is clean and very spacious staff are very helpful , she recommend us great seafood restaurant around the port. Very delicious. and breakfast line was very good buffet with every thing u imagine. Been there twice...

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and rel. cheap hotel. Clean and friendly. The design and appearence is a little worn but most of all traditional. Everything works and is clean. That's the most important point. We stayed on a company's contract and for Oslo it was very cheap (115€)

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

Dear Alwin P Thank you very much for your comments. We really appreciate such a positive feedback. Welcome back on your next visit to Oslo. Best regards Leiv R.

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Old established hotel, showing signs of wear and tear. Rooms are of decent size, however the bathrooms are in need of some serious TLC.No shelves or cabinets to store your belonging.Breakfast is pretty good and varied.Friendly staff.Coffee and tea at hand downstairs in the hotel lobby.

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

Dear UKNorseman Thank you for taking the time to give us this valuable feedback. Sorry about your bathroom. We have so many different size on the bathrom. Central location and pretty good breakfast, thank you. Hope to see you again. Best regards Leiv R.

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Best Western Karl Johan is located on Oslo’s most famous street in the very heart of the city within walking distance to most attractions in Oslo. There is a metro station, Stortinget, 200 meters from the hotel and the main railway station is less than 10 minutes by foot. This is an old historic hotel with a lovely facade and...

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

Dear Dan O Thank you for your time in providing feedback about your stay with us. Nice to hear that you like the location, staff and Wi-Fi. I will take action and improve the carpet and the bathroom light. I hope to see you again. Best wishes Leiv R.

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Best Western Karl Johan is a quite old hotel, with a great location in the middel of the city center. Had a nice room (considering the age) and also surprisingly quiet considering the location at Karl Johan. Breakfast can be improved with bigger selection, but quality was okay. Would recommend to check in at this hotel if you get a...

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

Dear Kristian L Thank you sincerely for this review and your kind feedback. We are truly happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Best regards Leiv R

Koh Tao, Thailand
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Location is perfect and the room was nice and clean. Breakfast was a positiv experience. The reseption area is what mainly pulls down my rating. It looks dirty and old, and gives you a wrong impression of the hotel.

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

Dear joombie2015 Thank you so much for the lovely review. So nice to read you were pleased with your stay. Eventually we will upgrade the reception area. Hope you will be back soon.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We took the train from the airport into national theatret station and the hotel is a short walk from there. No taxi required. Warm and welcoming greeting staff. Breakfast was fantastic! Lovely freshly made breads (still warm) and a good assortment of fresh fruits, as well as freshly made waffles, fresh sunny side up eggs and nice crispy bacon. We...

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

Dear CHP839 Thank you so much for the lovely reveiw. Nice to read that you had such a lovely stay with us. Hope to see you again. Best regards Leiv R

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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)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: £84 - £152 (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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“Higher floor rooms to avoid noise from bars on the Karl Johans Gate.Or a side room”
 of 5 bubbles UKNorseman, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Kar Johans gate”
 of 5 bubbles 137kristianl, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask if they have a quiet one, maybe away from the street?”
 of 5 bubbles Lalan06, 16 Oct 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, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the square.”
 of 5 bubbles jimdryden, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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