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Comfort Hotel Karl Johan
Ranked #14 of 102 Hotels in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The Comfort Hotel Karl Johan is located on a pedestrian-only street and the entrance is recessed from the main thoroughfare. It was a little difficult to find but once I did, I was pleasantly surprised. Hipster and funky best describe the interior. And I mean this as a compliment. My room was well-appointed, clean, and comfortable. I smiled when I realized that the curtain colors were continued onto the ceiling. Very clever. Breakfast was ample and delicious.

My only complaint was walking from Oslo Central Station to the hotel. While not far, the street is cobblestone and my luggage did not roll very easily.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The hotel is an excellent choice for a short stay. The only downside was the early breakfast I had ordered for my last morning which was a dry sandwich with white bread, and an apple, a quite difference from the breakfast served at the hotel.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Booked this hotel as I was there once for a lunch and gave a good impression. Quality of room, breakfast and staff was good. Also we had room for a meetinig at a very quiet place.
Near the railway station was convenient.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Everything about the hotel itself was great, staff, rooms, location near train, meals, etc. however, do not get a room facing the courtyard, because what we were told is an adjacent nightclub played loud music until 3:00am our first two nights. A few days later, our third night was quiet as the night manager gave us rooms on the other side of the hotel. We wouldn't stay there again, unless assured the music problem was addressed.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This hotel is ideally situated on Karl Johans Gate, right in the centre of Oslo. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, particularly when we needed extra pillows in our room and with restaurant recommendations. On arrival, we were upgraded to a larger room which overlooked a small, quiet courtyard. The room was large with an armchair and a comfortably-sized bathroom with a very good shower. The beds were very comfortable because they have a soft mattress topper on each one.

Breakfast was excellent. A huge amount of choice and good quality produce. Everything from different breads and pastries, fruit, yoghurts, cereal, hot food, meats, cheeses and traditional Norwegian fare was on offer. A very wide variety indeed.

Internet speed was excellent throughout the hotel. The downstairs bar, which specialises in gin, was a great place to relax at the end of the day, or to come back to after eating out. The bartender there was very helpful and friendly.

Our room did not have a safe to store valuables, or a bath mat for the shower, but these are only tiny negatives for what was otherwise an excellent stay at a fantastic mid-range hotel.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank Holly T
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Address: Karl Johans gate 12, Oslo 0154, Norway
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Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #14 of 102 Hotels in Oslo
Price Range: €98 - €191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Comfort Hotel Karl Johan 3*
Number of rooms: 181
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