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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 31 May 2013

This hotel is in a perfect location but is a little run down with some quite small rooms. On my first night there was construction in an attached building which started at 1130 and which prevented sleep. Although the night staff seemed nonplussed as to how to handle this, the response from management the next day was excellent with upgrading...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Very disappointed! Locations is great, but that is about it!! Rooms were extremely small... service was horrible, we almost had to beg to check in and to check out... Then the room was extremely noisy, our room (409) was facing the side street (not the main street) and it was like having the disco in your own room, we spent...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Exceptionally well situated with clean, quiet rooms and an attentive staff. Dora helped us get the exact same room we had 20 years ago when we spent our honeymoon here. What an unexpected delight.. You are close to everything and still so restful.. The breakfast is wonderful as are the staff who quietly make sure everything is "just right"... Highly...

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Vallensbaek Strand, Denmark
Reviewed 3 May 2013

I have stayed at many hotels around Karl Johan and quality and company travel policy makes it challenging. This how ever is a real and affordable hotel. The rooms have windows and street view plus they are more spacious than other tourist hotel in the area. Breakfast is well sorted with both international and Norwegian specialities. I enjoyed making my...

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This is the second time we have stayed here. This time for 2 nights The receptionists we met were all very friendly and made you feel special. Both the rooms we were given were great - just beware if your room faces Karl Johans Gate or the Grand Hotel - it could be very noisy. The breakfasts were excellent and...

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 16 April 2013

I stayed at this hotel a while ago, end of December 2012 sadly only for one night between flights. Hotel is conveniently situated only a few minutes’ walk away from the train station up the high street in a very beautiful building. Check-in, check-out was quick and easy despite a very busy time. I requested a quiet room with a...

Thank Scarlett_XXX
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This hotel is centrally located in Oslo, a few minutes walk from the the metro from the Airport.(National Theatre) Rooms very clean .Coffee/ tea making facility on the 2nd floor. Breakfasts lovely. What made this hotel stand out for us was the exceptional friendliness and helpfulness of the staff.

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Reviewed 5 April 2013

We had been recommended this hotel by friends and we were not disappointed. We had a room on the top floor facing the courtyard as we had asked for a quiet room and although one those attic type rooms it was comfortable, spacious enough and quiet. The reception staff were extremely helpful especially the lovely Dora who was a great...

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Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Plain but airy rooms. Windows to open. Spacious bathroom. OK breakfast. Friendly straff. Honest and good 3 star. Not expensive. A hotel with some memories of good old times. A gorgeous staircase lading to the upper floors. We stayed for two nights, with an open window at night. But no noise Even frem the main Karl Johan street.

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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: $163 - $285 (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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“Check if rooms are not facing backguard”
 of 5 bubbles 182dacep, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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