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Reviewed 13 February 2013

Really friendly Helpful staff. Amazing location in the heart of Oslo. The Kings palace at one end of the street, parliament at the other and an ice skating rink opposite. Surrounded by restaurants, bars and theatres. The beds were amazingly comfortable and the rooms spotlessly clean. The breakfast was a real bonus. There was everything you could imagine including many...

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Wiltshire, UK
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Booked well in advance for 2 adults and a 2 year old. I was a bit concerned that we would be shoe-horned into a small room with 3 beds. On arrival we were welcomed by friendly and professional staff. The room was excellent - actually a suite (I only booked a family room) - with a double sofa bed for...

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Arendal, Norway
Reviewed 6 February 2013

The rooms are about the smallest i've ever been in, and ive been i some! Single bed for a business trip is fine, but the single bed is more or less the only thing you are able to fit in there... A lot of furneture noise constantly from the resturant above my room, (who puts a resturant on top of...

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Reviewed 21 January 2013 via mobile

Hotel is in great location right in the middle of everything to do. Located across the street from an outdoor ice skating rink and walking distance from public transport, shopping and plenty of restaurants. Rooms are comfortable however the bathrooms need refurbishment, with the shower being the focus. Pleasant stay.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2013

We stayed for a long weekend, and the hotel was in a perfect location - an easy walk from all the tourist attractions, and at the time we were there, there was a Christmas market right outside. The breakfast was great, and it was interesting to try some Norwegian specialties, e.g. herring and various other types of fish, along with...

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Canton of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 December 2012

This Hotel has a very good situation in Oslo. You can reach almost every point of interest by foot or public transportation. The staff at the reception were very friendly and always helpful. The rooms are quite small and would need a refurbishment. The breakfast was served upstairs in a quite strange and very tiny room under the roof. Lot...

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Reviewed 5 December 2012

This hotel is perfectly located for a stay in Oslo; although check-in was a bit slow, the room was comfortable and clean. Excellent attention to detail; I had emailed requesting a quiet room, and was allocated one at the back of the hotel, and had also asked for a kettle to be in my room, which it was. There is...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2012

Absolutely perfect location in downtown Oslo.Located on Karl Johan Gate close to the Royal Palace, Central Station and Stortinget and the National Theatre .Nicely appointed rooms. Great breakfast buffet. No parking on site, but you will get percentage off at the Europark, which is very close to the hotel. Very helpfull , English speaking staff.There plenty of restaurants with sidewalk...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2012

The hotel (as others say) is well positioned for all the attractions you'd want to see. The staff are friendly and overall the hotel is OK. The rooms are indeed small and a little dated (esp the bathrooms), though definitely clean and tidy. The biggest problem for me was noise. Given its location you get a lot of traffic noise....

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 18 November 2012

From the arrival to the check out, people from the front desk were excellent. Very helpful and always smiling. Excellent location: restaurants, shopping and attraction within walking distance. Only the room where breakfast is served is too small. Depending on the time, there are no tables available.

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: RM487 - RM825 (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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