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Best Western Karl Johan Hotell

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the location is super. go left its the full shopping and eating street.. go left reach palace and the train station..go straight reach the sea front. all eatery available right down the street. the staff is co-operative and attentive and very help full. breakfast is simple and super. toilet is small .

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

Dear falgunibt Thank you for choosing to stay with us and thank you for your nice feedback. Good to hear that you enjoyed breakfast and that our staff did a good job. We warmly invite you back on another occasion. With best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a one night stopover on our way to Bergen and two nights on the way back.the Hotel is ideally situated only a short walk from Oslo railway station.the rooms where nice but not every room has a kettle for tea or coffee but coffee and tea available from machines for free.breakfast was a feast we where spoiled for...

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

Dear Eddie C 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 about our staff and breakfast. I hope I'll have the pleasure to welcome you back. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is the usual high standard from Best Western. Comfortable rooms, comfortable bed. The staff are very welcoming and friendly. The hotel is a short walk from both the Oslo train station and the Fjord promenade.

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

Dear Johnathan S We are absolutely delighted to see your amazing review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope to welcome you back to our hotel soon. Best regards Leiv R General Manager

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were charming and helpful. Hotel was quaint and beautiful but a little tired. For the great price you get breakfast included which was actually delicious and a great selection. Fantastic location very close to main shopping streets and ice rink in winter. Would definitely stay here again if I was in Oslo.

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

Dear Joe B First of all we would like to thank you for your comment about your stay at our hotel and we would like to mention we were happy to have you as our guest. We are delighted to hear the location was fantastic and our staff were charming and helful. Thank you for recommending us and welcome back...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location but the hotel has seen its' best days; it seems that it's made more for the convenience of the personnel than guests (uncomfortable breakfast times, no amendeties in the bathroom, minibar from the '80s etc.)

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

Dear Jarna B Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent stay. I am delighted you liked the location. We are a classic hotel in a fantastic location. We take care of our guests every day and servering a Nice breakfast. We will shortly begin to renovate part of the hotel. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Samara, Russia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

it is the best choise for Oslo due to perfect position of the hotel in the center of everything. Clear room, very politely and helpfull sevice and complete entire breakfast (very importatnt due to quit expensive products in Oslo). the Price is very attaractive so i'm happy that found that place! i do suggest to everybody.

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

Dear Maxim K Thank you very much for your visit and of course for your warmest recommendation. We hope you really enjoyed your stay with us and will be looking forward to have you back in the future. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very good located hotel. However, no A/C. Yes, it is Norway and not Spain, but anyhow, when the air stands still, it is very difficult to get asleep. Don't book the single bed room because it is so tiny and poorly furnished, you wonder why you are in Oslo. Breakfast is OK, they do have a pan cake machine though...

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

Dear Katia G Thank you for your feedback. We always appreciate to hear how our guests feel about our hotel and Oslo. We welcome you back whether it is summer or winter. With best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We recently stayed here for two nights. We got room 215 which is a suite with lounge area, desk, and separate bed area. There were three large picture windows (which opened to let in fresh air). Being on the second floor was awesome for people watching. The room had a small fridge and coffee maker. We asked for a kettle...

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

Dear KimGrierson Thank you for your great review and for staying with us. I´m glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful room. I hope to see you next time you are in Oslo. Welcome back. Best regards Leiv R. General Manager

Bergen, Norge
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Big room. Ecellent location. Average breakfast but well made and fresh. Some noise can be heard from outside. And from hallway. Shoulda been bathtub in superior rooms... all emploiees no norwegians. Strange in a location like this. Many shopping possibilities all around u. Sub way close. Nigth food also in nearby if late arrival and hungry.

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

Dear christopher72 Thank you for your nice feedback. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our location. Best Regards Leiv R General Manager

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: RM506 - RM920 (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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“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
“Higher floor rooms to avoid noise from bars on the Karl Johans Gate.Or a side room”
UKNorseman, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Kar Johans gate”
137kristianl, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask if they have a quiet one, maybe away from the street?”
Lalan06, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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