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

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

Located in the heart of Oslo, the 3-star Best Western Karl Johan Hotel offers individual rooms. Opened in 1899, the charming hotel attracts visitors with its traditional architecture.

Notable for its location in Sentrum of Oslo, the hotel provides access to City Museum, Tryvann Vinterpark and Oslo Bus Terminal within 15 minutes' walk. A fortress, a theater and a museum lie a short distance away.

A short walk to parks and fjords as well as ski runs.

A 10-minute walk from Oslo Central train station. It takes about 40 minutes to get to Oslo, Gardermoen airport by car.

Rooms

The rooms in Best Western Karl Johan Hotel come with satellite television, a seating area, central heating, pay television and complimentary wireless internet. The rooms look on to the city. Guestrooms are outfitted with a bright interior.

Eat & Drink

Hard Rock Cafe Oslo treats guests with Mexican and Asian meals and lies within 150 meters from the property.

Services

The hotel also offers cars for rent.

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
  • 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. 

How to reach hotel

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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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Rooms and availability

Best Western Karl Johan photos Room Superior Room
Superior Family Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Superior Family Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Best Western Karl Johan photos Room
Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Approximate room size: 26 m2 | Maximum number of guests: 2 adults, 2 children Chic and inviting, Standard Rooms feature warm, wood finishes and soothing hues that evoke the sky and sea. Rest well with your choice of 1 queen-size bed, twin beds or twin beds and a sofa bed, and wake to enjoy the Super Breakfast Buffet. You can relax with a drink from the mini bar and watch your favorite programs on satellite television. Children 12 and under stay free in the parent’s room on existing bedding. A sofa bed can be made available at an additional cost of NOK 500; suitable for 1 adult or 2 children (12 and under).

Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

TRIPLE. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Standard|Quadruple Standard

Best Western Karl Johan photos Exterior Hotel information
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite|Junior Suite, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Standard Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Work desk
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Dining:Mini-bar
Room Description:

1 single bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi, flat-screen TV
Food & Drink - Minibar
Sleep - Blackout drapes/curtains
Bathroom - Private bathroom, free toiletries, and a hair dryer
Practical - Desk and phone
Comfort - Daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking

Best Western Karl Johan photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Family Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Best Western Karl Johan photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Superior|DOUBLE SUPERIOR

Superior Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Executive Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

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Economy Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Best Western Karl Johan Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Christiania Torv Square1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Akershus Castle1400 ft
  • Oslo Palace2300 ft

Train stations

  • Oslo Central Station2000 ft
  • Oslo Central Station2300 ft

Convention centers

  • Oslo Congress Centre2000 ft

Shopping areas

  • Karl Johans gate700 ft
  • Byporten Shopping Centre2000 ft
  • Oslo City Shopping Centre2300 ft

Amusement

  • Colosseum700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Oslo Parliament400 ft
  • Oslo City Hall1000 ft
  • Oslo Cathedral1000 ft
  • Oslo fjord boat tours1400 ft
  • Nobel Peace Center1700 ft
  • The Royal Palace2000 ft
  • Oslo Concert Hall2300 ft

Museums

  • Historic Museum1400 ft
  • Henrik Ibsen Museum2000 ft

Parks

  • The Royal Palace Park2000 ft

Theaters

  • Norwegian Theatre400 ft
  • National Theatre700 ft
  • Chat Noir1000 ft
  • Rockefeller Music Hall2300 ft

Galleries

  • The National Gallery700 ft
  • National Gallery of Norway700 ft

Underground stations

  • Stortinget700 ft
  • Nationaltheatret1000 ft

Public parking

  • Oslo University1000 ft

Local attractions

  • Akerselva River1.0 mi
    Maridalsvannet - Oslo, Oslo
  • Botanical Gardens 1.2 mi
    Sars Gate 1, Oslo
  • Munch Museum1.2 mi
    Toyengata 53, Oslo
  • Natural History Museum1.2 mi
    Sars gate 1, Oslo
  • Mineral and Geological Museum 1.2 mi
    Sars Gate 1, Oslo

Near the hotel

  • Parliament500 ft
    Karl Johans Gate 22, Oslo
  • Oslo City Hall 1200 ft
    Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo
  • Oslo Historical Museum1300 ft
    Frederiks Gate 2, Oslo
  • Oslo Reptile Park1800 ft
    St. Olavs gate 2, Oslo
  • National Gallery800 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's100 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'Learys100 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 Cafe200 ft

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

    60% likes this, based on 150 reviews

  • Ett Glass100 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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