Best Western Karl Johan Hotel - Oslo

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Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo, Norway, 0162  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Karl Johan Hotel - Oslo

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Solarium

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

Overview

The charming Best Western Karl Johan Hotel is situated in the center of Oslo close to Norwegian Folk Museum, Oslo Nye Trikkestallen and Bygdoy Peninsula. The hotel opened in 1899 and since then remains an example of traditional architecture in Oslo.

The central location makes a palace, a parliament building and a castle easily reachable. Nestled in the business district and 1km from the city center.

Set within a 5-minute walk from Stortinget underground station. 40 minutes' drive from Oslo, Gardermoen airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 114 contemporary rooms with such room amenities as direct dial phone, central heating, a minibar, a laptop-size safe and a writing desk. Rooms come with family bathroom featuring a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Coffee can be savored in the terrace bar.

Services

The hotel offers allergy-free rooms, a luggage storage and parking along with a photocopier, a conference room and internet connection to respond to the needs of all guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   114.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Solarium
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo, Norway, 0162

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City Center
  • Oslo
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Oslo Central Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Stortinget
    300 m
  • Nationaltheatret
    400 m
Restaurants
  • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
    30 m
  • O'Learys (cuisine: American)
    10 m
Beaches
  • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
    1.4km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    114

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
Size: 18m2
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Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

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    Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
    Size: 18m2
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    Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

    Room facilities
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      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
      Size: 26m2
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      Spacious room offers a sleeping area and a cozy sofa bed. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Best Western Karl Johan Hotel - Oslo Oslo location
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        Hotel Address:

        Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo, Norway, 0162

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Oslo
          800 m
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Oslo Central Station
          800 m
        Underground stations
        • Stortinget
          300 m
        • Nationaltheatret
          400 m
        Restaurants
        • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
          30 m
        • O'Learys (cuisine: American)
          10 m
        Beaches
        • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
          1.4km
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          114

        Hotel Awards

        NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOsloBest Western Karl Johan Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in Norway

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        Best Western Karl Johan Hotel Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Kon-Tiki Museum - 300 m

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 700 m

        Places of interest

        • aker brygge - 100 m
        • Oslo Parliament - 100 m
        • Oslo City Hall - 300 m
        • Akershus Castle - 400 m
        • Oslo Palace - 600 m
        • Oslo Concert Hall - 700 m

        Train stations

        • Oslo Central Station - 700 m

        Convention centers

        • Oslo Congress Centre - 600 m
        • Opernhaus / Operahuset - 800 m

        Shopping areas

        • Karl Johans gate - 100 m
        • Oslo City Shopping Centre - 800 m

        Amusement

        • Colosseum - 200 m

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Oslo Cathedral - 300 m

        Stadiums

        • Oslo Spektrum Music Arena - 900 m

        Museums

        • Norwegian Folk Museum - 100 m
        • Historic Museum - 400 m
        • Astrup Fearnley Museum - 600 m

        Universities, Institutes

        • Oslo University - 300 m

        Theaters

        • Norwegian Theatre - 100 m
        • National Theatre - 300 m
        • Chat Noir - 300 m
        • Rockefeller Music Hall - 700 m
        • Oslo Opera - 800 m

        Galleries

        • National Gallery of Norway - 200 m

        Underground stations

        • Stortinget - 200 m
        • Nationaltheatret - 300 m
        • Jernbanetorget - 700 m

        Local Attractions

        • Akerselva River - 1.6km
          Maridalsvannet - Oslo, Oslo
        • Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) - 1.9km
          Sars Gate 1, Oslo
        • City Museum (Oslo Bymuseum) - 1.9km
          Frognerveien 67, Oslo
        • Natural History Museum - 1.9km
          Sars gate 1, Oslo
        • Mineral and Geological Museum (Mineralogisk-Geologisk Museum) - 1.9km
          Sars Gate 1, Oslo

        Near the hotel

        • Parliament - 130 m
          Karl Johans Gate 22, Oslo
        • Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhus) - 340 m
          Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo
        • Oslo Historical Museum - 380 m
          Frederiks Gate 2, Oslo
        • Stenersen Museum - 530 m
          Munkedamsveien 15, Oslo
        • National Gallery - 230 m
          Universitetsgaten 13 (city centre), Oslo
        • University Museum of Cultural Heritage (Historisk Museum) - 380 m
          Fredriksgate 2 (city centre), Oslo
        • Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke) - 420 m
          Stortorvet 1, Oslo

        Restaurants Nearby

        • T.G.I. Friday's - 30 m

          Address: Karl Johans Gate 35
          Phone: 2233 3200

          58% likes this, based on 202 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: GBP 29 - GBP 113

        • Grande Cafe - 60 m

          Address: Karl Johans Gate 31
          Phone: 23 21 20 18

          64% likes this, based on 121 reviews

        • United Bakeries (Inside the Paleet complex) - 50 m

          Address: Karl Johans gt. 37-43
          Phone: 22 41 27 53

          61% likes this, based on 43 reviews

        • O'Learys - 10 m

          Address: Karl Johans gate 33b
          Phone: +47 22 33 20 40

          50% likes this, based on 63 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Ett Glass - 20 m

          Address: Karl Johans gate 33 (entr.Rosenkrantz g)
          Phone: +47 22 33 40 79

          72% likes this, based on 39 reviews

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          114

        Hotel Awards

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        Best Western Karl Johan Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Karl Johan Hotel

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Very good location in the central of city.

        • Couple
          5.8

          The hotel is located in the heart of the city...with a lot of bars and restaurants around the area...but Oslo is the most expencive city where I have been.

          The room is very small and old...

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          The location of the hotel is excellent. We booked the junior suite facing Karl Johan Gate and it was very large and comfortable.

          No parking at the hotel. The nearest Parking place is 5 min. walk from the hotel in a parking garage and is expensive. There is only one elevator that serves both the hotel guests and the maintenance. There are 2 free coffee machines and both of them were out of order.

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          Very well located with helpful staff. The hotel is good value, by the standards of Oslo.

          We were kept awake by the very loud disco in the next building until 3 in the morning. Staff moved us to a room higher up which was less noisy, but it was still very difficult to sleep. I would avoid the hotel at weekends in the future.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          The bed was great.Great location, right in the centre of Oslo.

          It was too hot in the hotel and we wondered why (we were there in June and the heating seemed to be off)

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          Location

          The noise in our room was unbearable . A large vent was located outside our window and the motor ran all night. Would not stay hear again.

        • Family with children
          7.8

          Best location for a hotel at this price in Oslo.staff were very nice..

          I had booked a double room but got one with 2 beds joined together, was comfortable enough , however one large bed would be better!!

        • Couple
          3.8

          Excellent location on main street in Oslo

          Poor rooms, poor cleanliness, poor staff - unfortunately fairly typical in my experience of Best Western hotels.

        • Single
          8.2

          The location of the hotel and the breakfast - good choice and good location (on the 4th floor).

          I had some electricity problems in my room - but hotel staff was very friendly and solved (finally) the problem.

        • Single
          6.6

          City location

          När man är diamond medlem så brukar man få nån typ av mat kupongs rabatt. Men inte här!! Ingen information om Parking, det borde informeras när man bokar

        • Couple
          7.0

          The staff were extremely helpful. At reception, Shahzad was particularly helpful and aided us in organising ourselves around the city as well as taking time out to highlight the best parts of the city for us. Very warmly appreciated by both my wife and I.

          Dated furniture

        • Single
          5.8

          Most everything was OK.

          -The WC itself had, shall we say, clear signs of not being cleaned. The Word "sorry" was never uttered from the staff upon being informed of this. -At 11.57 there comes a knock on the door, just as i was about to leave the room, "sir, why haven't you checked out yet?" Very uneccesary. Heavy vibration from the ventiation system. Almost like on a large ship at sea, I happen to like ships, so it didn't destry my sleep.

        • Couple
          7.4

          Excellent central location - close to museums, shopping, and food. Complimentary breakfast was fine.

          Being right on Karl Johan Gate, and above a bar, our room was very noisy at night. The windows don't provide much soundproofing.

        • Single
          5.4

          Situated in the centre of Oslo, so easy to see the city center and close the trainstations

          This hotel should have been renevated some years ago, bit worn out and outdated. Noisy area. Hotel room was fairly small and TV was screwed to the wall next to the bed so no visible when laying in bed!?

        • Older travelers
          4.4

          It is a rather rundown hotel with a nice fasade, but aged facilities inside, which are poorly maintained. The pipes sing. You can also hear clearly the next rooms conversations. Breakfast quality is poor. The hotel has no restaurant for lunch or diner. Some employees are reather rude. It is advertised as an art gallery, but it is really a tasteless collection of unorganized paintings, most of them cheap copies. In general, it is too expensive for the service you get.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Best Western Karl Johan Hotel - Oslo Oslo location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo, Norway, 0162

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Oslo
          800 m
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Oslo Central Station
          800 m
        Underground stations
        • Stortinget
          300 m
        • Nationaltheatret
          400 m
        Restaurants
        • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
          30 m
        • O'Learys (cuisine: American)
          10 m
        Beaches
        • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
          1.4km
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          114

        Hotel Awards

        NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOsloBest Western Karl Johan Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in Norway

        Use Badge