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
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Lobby bar

Breakfast room

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Solarium

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Best Western Karl Johan Hotel is a 3-star grand property with beautiful rooms at a short distance from Sofienberg Park, Bygdoy Peninsula and Munch Museum. Offering accommodation in a 5-story building, Best Western Karl Johan Hotel has been hosting guests since 1899 and features traditional architecture.

Best Western Karl Johan Hotel is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Oslo. An opera, a theater and a castle as well as parks and fjords are in a short distance from the property.

Quick access to restaurants and cafés is provided.

The hotel lies within a 10-minute walk of Oslo Central train station. 40 minutes by car from Oslo, Gardermoen airport.

Rooms

The rooms in Best Western Karl Johan Hotel come with satellite television, a seating area, climate control, pay TV and a minibar. The rooms look on to the city. Guestrooms are outfitted with a modern interior.

Eat & Drink

Offering a variety of dishes, Hard Rock Cafe Oslo and Relaxo - Asian Tapas & Bar are just about 100 meters away.

Services

There are computer equipment, a conference room and a business centre available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   114.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Solarium

Room facilities

  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of NOK 175 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

Karl Johans Gate 33, Oslo, Norway, 0162

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City Center
  • Oslo
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
    23.2 mi
  • Moss (RYG)
    37.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Oslo Central Station
    2300 ft
Underground stations
  • Stortinget
    1000 ft
  • Nationaltheatret
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Grande Cafe
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
    4600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    114

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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
                    2700 ft
                  Airports
                  • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
                    23.2 mi
                  • Moss (RYG)
                    37.0 mi
                  Train Stations
                  • Oslo Central Station
                    2300 ft
                  Underground stations
                  • Stortinget
                    1000 ft
                  • Nationaltheatret
                    1400 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
                    100 ft
                  • Grande Cafe
                    200 ft
                  Beaches
                  • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
                    4600 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2009
                  • Number of floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    114

                  Hotel Awards

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                  What's nearby

                  Popular areas

                  • Christiania Torv Square - 1400 ft

                  Places of interest

                  • Akershus Castle - 1400 ft
                  • Oslo Palace - 2300 ft

                  Train stations

                  Convention centers

                  • Oslo Congress Centre - 2000 ft

                  Shopping areas

                  • Karl Johans gate - 700 ft
                  • Byporten Shopping Centre - 2000 ft
                  • Oslo City Shopping Centre - 2300 ft

                  Amusement

                  • Colosseum - 700 ft

                  Monuments and Landmarks

                  • Oslo Parliament - 400 ft
                  • Oslo City Hall - 1000 ft
                  • Oslo Cathedral - 1000 ft
                  • Oslo fjord boat tours - 1400 ft
                  • Nobel Peace Center - 1700 ft
                  • The Royal Palace - 2000 ft
                  • Oslo Concert Hall - 2300 ft

                  Museums

                  • Historic Museum - 1400 ft
                  • Henrik Ibsen Museum - 2000 ft

                  Parks

                  • The Royal Palace Park - 2000 ft

                  Theaters

                  • Norwegian Theatre - 400 ft
                  • National Theatre - 700 ft
                  • Chat Noir - 1000 ft
                  • Rockefeller Music Hall - 2300 ft

                  Galleries

                  • The National Gallery - 700 ft
                  • National Gallery of Norway - 700 ft

                  Underground stations

                  • Stortinget - 700 ft
                  • Nationaltheatret - 1000 ft

                  Public parking

                  • Oslo University - 1000 ft

                  Local attractions

                  • Akerselva River - 1.0 mi
                    Maridalsvannet - Oslo, Oslo
                  • Botanical Gardens - 1.2 mi
                    Sars Gate 1, Oslo
                  • Munch Museum - 1.2 mi
                    Toyengata 53, Oslo
                  • Natural History Museum - 1.2 mi
                    Sars gate 1, Oslo
                  • Mineral and Geological Museum - 1.2 mi
                    Sars Gate 1, Oslo

                  Near the hotel

                  • Parliament - 500 ft
                    Karl Johans Gate 22, Oslo
                  • Oslo City Hall - 1200 ft
                    Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo
                  • Oslo Historical Museum - 1300 ft
                    Frederiks Gate 2, Oslo
                  • Oslo Reptile Park - 1800 ft
                    St. Olavs gate 2, Oslo
                  • National Gallery - 800 ft
                    Universitetsgaten 13 (city centre), Oslo
                  • University Museum of Cultural Heritage - 1300 ft
                    Fredriksgate 2 (city centre), Oslo
                  • Oslo Cathedral - 1400 ft
                    Stortorvet 1, Oslo

                  Restaurants nearby

                  • T.G.I. Friday's - 100 ft

                    Address: Karl Johans Gate 35
                    Phone: 2233 3200

                    58% likes this, based on 202 reviews
                    Cuisine: American
                    Price Range: USD 38 - USD 149

                  • O'Learys - 100 ft

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

                    54% likes this, based on 34 reviews
                    Cuisine: American

                  • United Bakeries (Inside the Paleet complex) - 200 ft

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

                    61% likes this, based on 43 reviews

                  • Grande Cafe - 200 ft

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

                    60% likes this, based on 150 reviews

                  • Ett Glass - 100 ft

                    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 floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    114

                  Hotel Awards

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                  Best Western Karl Johan Reviews

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

                  Average guest rating

                  7.2out of 10
                  Very good
                  Based on 254 reviews

                  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
                    2700 ft
                  Airports
                  • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
                    23.2 mi
                  • Moss (RYG)
                    37.0 mi
                  Train Stations
                  • Oslo Central Station
                    2300 ft
                  Underground stations
                  • Stortinget
                    1000 ft
                  • Nationaltheatret
                    1400 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • T.G.I. Friday's (cuisine: American)
                    100 ft
                  • Grande Cafe
                    200 ft
                  Beaches
                  • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
                    4600 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2009
                  • Number of floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    114

                  Hotel Awards

                  NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedOsloBest Western Karl Johan

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

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