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On Oslos main street and in the heart of the city center lies the BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell, a historic hotel built in 1899. The hotel is 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 five meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 60 people.

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Karl Johans Gate 33
3 Star


Pets: No Pets accepted
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Karl Johans Gate 33

What's nearby?


  • 22 kilometer(s) from Lillestrom

  • 41 kilometer(s) from Drammen

  • 56 kilometer(s) from Honefoss

  • 90 kilometer(s) from Fredrikstad

  • 93 kilometer(s) from Horten

  • 103 kilometer(s) from Tonsberg

  • 129 kilometer(s) from Hamar

  • 1.3 kilometer(s) from Aker ASA

  • 3.2 kilometer(s) from Statoil Norge

  • 7.4 kilometer(s) from Norsk Hydro

  • 9.3 kilometer(s) from Telenor Group

  • .10 kilometer(s) from University of Oslo

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 662 traveller reviews
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Sorry I picked this hotel

23/09/2016 N231SD, California

As I sit here at 2:40 AM in the hotel, on my second night, I've resigned to the fact that I made a mistake. With two more nights to go in Oslo, I am looking to see if I can simply check out, eat the 2... more


Excellent service superb location

21/09/2016 Yariv K,

Good value for money. A bit noisy on lower floors. Staff is one of the bast I have encountered, very helpful for the business traveler. Good breakfast. Building just marvelous, rooms not much so. Avoi... more


Good enough

18/09/2016 gerry k, Windsor, United Kingdom

good enough hotel, great location, good breakfast buffet, comfortable beds, slight down side is noise from revellers on a Saturday night, so if this puts you off, choose a hotel a few streets back, it... more


BW Karl Johan Oslo in September - a little expensive

12/09/2016 Neil C, Germany

The Karl Johan BW is an OK hotel in a very good location in central Oslo. The rooms were OK but, to be honest, dated when compared to the competition. I was stunned to be presented with a stand up f... more

Owner Response
Leiv R, Daglig leder at BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review
Dear Neil Thank you for your kind feedback and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to Best Western Karl Johan Hotell.

horrible customer service

12/09/2016 wideworldtravel, New York, USA

When I request upper floor with view I DON'T expect to be offered corner room with interior views or second floor room. Did not appear to be a/c at all and must be uncomfortably hot in evening. Locat... more

Owner Response
Leiv R, Daglig leder at BEST WESTERN Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review
Dear wildeworldtravel Thank you for posting your review and we are glad you found our location great. I'm sorry to hear that you had some issues with the request and ac. I hope this didn't cause to much trouble for you. Welcome back!