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Best Western Karl Johan Hotell

820 reviews
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“the main street”(39 reviews)
“great location”(98 reviews)
“business lounge”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe main streetgreat locationbusiness loungetgi fridaysparliament buildingroyal palacekarl johanchristmas marketthere is no air conditioningfree coffee and teagrand hotelshort walktrain stationdecent sizethe heart of the citymain attractionstop floor
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for the New Year. the hotel is very well located and it is easy to walk everywhere. It is near two metros , National Theatret and Oslo central station and also bus routes. It is just opposite the seasonal Christmas market.We found...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location , building and service, but the cost of the laundry service is daylight robbery I could got to the doctor three time and have a blood test on each occasion for less than the cost of washing two small bags of washingMore

Thank Mark W
Response from Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan HotellResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mark W Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell. Nice to hear you liked our great location, building and service. About the cost of laundry services, this is an external supplier with their own prices. Sorry. Hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed over the festive period, and selected the hotel due to location. Was not disappointed, markets across the street, and easy walking distance to all city central locations. Room was very small up on the top floor. This could be because of the room type,...More

Thank Alistair_Unicomb
Response from Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan HotellResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alistair_Unicomb Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell. Nice to hear that you enjoyed the location and the work our staff did. Hope to see you again. Best regards Leiv R

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I paid a modest $223US for 2 nights in an expensive town.This included a wonderful breakfast that spared me an expensive breakfast.elsewhere. The location was superb for someone with luggage.The Christmas market was literally under my window. I could shop, return packages to my room...More

Thank joe s
Response from Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan HotellResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joe s Thank you very much for a very nice feedback. Good to hear you had a good stay and that my staff took good care of you. Our location is as you write in the middle of Oslo, with everything you might want...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the worst hotels we’ve ever stayed at after traveling to so many countries. We’ve had three encounters with this hotel during my family’s stay in Oslo during the month of December 2017. We checked in on 15-17 Dec , 21 Dec and 26...More

1  Thank Lay Eng L
Response from Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan HotellResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lay Eng L Thank you for your reviews regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
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US$124 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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greenock9
20 August 2017|
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Response from Leiv R | Property representative |
Hei Greenock9 Debit card is ok, and you can email us: service@karljohan.no Best regards Best Western Karl Johan Hotell
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Masterofcans
29 July 2017|
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Response from kathy88888 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure which bus stop it is but the driver would know. You might want to consider taking the train in from the airport. You would get off at the Sentrum station and walk just a few blocks. This may be much easier... More
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