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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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 670 traveller reviews
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Fantastic location, terrible sound-proofing!

17/10/2016 Lalan06, Brisbane, Australia

The location was fantastic- great for exploring the City, galleries and museums. It is close to buses, trains and ferries. The breakfast was decent and convenient. The staff were helpful and friendly ... more


Good and Bad.... depends on where you room is located

16/10/2016 Ashley Y, Avon, Indiana

First off, I can not say enough great things about this hotel. We took the metro into the city and you come up the ramp, make a left on the main street and walk a short distance to the hotel. You kind... more


3.5 stars

11/10/2016 Amy L, New York, New York, United States

The GOOD: decent breakfast, which is free. Free coffee and tea in the business lounge and first floor any time of the day. Comfortable rooms, free wifi, friendly staff, phenomenal location on Karl Joh... more

Owner Response
Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review
Dear Amy L Thank you for taking the time to write a feedback from your stay with us at the Best Western Karl Johan Hotel. It's always nice to hear from our satisfied guests and we appreciate that you liked the breakfast, our friendly staff, comfortable rooms and our wonderful location. We are constantly striving to improve our product for the benefit of you and future guests. I wish you welcome back to us. Best regards Leiv R General Manager

A little too close to everything

30/09/2016 CrofK, Vancouver BC

For a younger demographic, this might be an OK hotel. For seniors like my wife and me, it wasn't a great choice. First, we got a room on the second floor and almost directly over the entrance. Karl J... more

Owner Response
Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review
Dear Crofk Thank you for taking the time to give us an review after our stay with us. I am very sorry that you had problems. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. Best regards Leiv Roda General Manager

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

Owner Response
Leiv R, Daglig leder at Best Western Karl Johan Hotell, responded to this review
Dear N231SD 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 you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future.