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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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Stavanger
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nothing more to say than book the hotel! It has a good price and is located in the most central area of Oslo where you can take the express train from the airport and only walk a few minutes before you are at the hotel. The rooms are small, but fresh and stylish. They have really good breakfast with so...

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Hello Mysen90, Great having you with us at Scandic Karl Johan, thank you for nice review. We agree, just book! So glad that you're already a loyal guest of ours and we can not wait to welcome you back soon again. Take care! Best Regards, Therese Fredriksson

Rasht, Iran
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good hotel in the senter of Oslo and a good lobby which is not boring. Every thing is around us. Good breakfast and nice hotel staff. Nice prise and very good location which is easy accsess to almost every thing. TRY IT

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Hello maliheh2017, Thank you so much for staying with us, we are glad that you had a nice stay with us and appreciated the city center location as well as our excellent breakfast and staff. The entire team hope to welcome you back soon again! Best Regards, Therese Fredriksson

Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 1 week ago

good location, very close to the main attractions, great people and delicious breakfast. our room was pretty small but designed in a smart way so we had place for everything. Great Bathroom. you will be satisfied.

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Hello 366anetar, We are so glad that you had a nice stay with us and that you enjoyed our location, breakfast and excellent staff. Thank you for choosing Scandic Karl Johan and for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you soon again. Best Regards, Therese Fredriksson

Trondheim
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this hotel several times.The location is good for sightseeing,shopping and dining.The staff is always friendly and helpful.The breakfast can be recommended,both warm and cold dishes.Our special favourite was the bread which was fresh and tasty.

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Hello 377katrin, Thank you for being a loyal guest to us at Scandic Karl Johan and for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us. Lovely that you enjoy our great breakfast, the bread is truly great - one of my favorites as well. Hope to see you back at Scandic Karl Johan soon again. Best...

Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at 7 AM, haggard after morning flight. Met by amazingly friendly and professional receptionist who gave me an early check in to a quiet room facing the back so I could rest immediately and a complimentary breakfast. Clean, quiet room, good breakfast, great value, excellent service.

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Hello TiBir2014, Thank you for staying with us at Scandic Karl Johan and for taking the time to write a review! We are glad that we were able to offer you an early check in, allowing you to get a good rest after your long trip. We hope you got enough energy to explore our exiting city - Oslo. Thank...

New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are indeed very small, with the bed taking up most of the room. It might be very confining for a longer stay, but as we were not spending much time in the room (we stayed two nights), it was more than adequate. You can place your luggage under the bed, but you can't unpack very much. There are...

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Hello Linette L, We are so glad that you had a nice stay with us, thank you for choosing Scandic Karl Johan. Our standard rooms are compact, but our superior rooms offer a great amount of space for those who prefer that. Nice that you mention our rain drop shower - it makes showering an experience in itself. We hope...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would say it's average of what is expected for the money you pay for the room, location and service. The best thing with the Hotel is the location right in the center of Oslo. The room was a bit small and a bit worn, but the bed was good. The breakfast could have had better selection and more tempting pantry....

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ScandicKarlJohan, General Manager at Scandic Karl Johan, responded to this review

Hello vildek2017, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your comments. We are sorry to hear that we were not able to live up to your expectations and only rate the hotel as average. We always strive to deliver great service to our guests and would love to get feedback on what you could not find at breakfast,...

Trondheim
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Scandic Karl Johan

Address: Arbeidergata 4, Oslo 0159, Norway (Formerly HTL Karl Johan)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: RM403 - RM762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Scandic Karl Johan 3*
Number of rooms: 108
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Oslo Rica Travel Hotel
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“Phenomenal location, walking distance from Opera house and Royal Palace, bars etc.”
 of 5 bubbles DKekilli, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay here don't stay in room 612 unless you are on your own and a very very small person.”
 of 5 bubbles splesterL, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for separate beds if you like your on space... otherwise it will be too cosy :P”
 of 5 bubbles KookSooph, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“413 is quiet double room, but less area in room”
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 of 5 bubbles Patt12345, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you keep a copy of your reservation regarding bed size and rooms. Our room was terribly small and had no space for luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles msoussou34c, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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