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Best Western Karl Johan Hotel

3,279 reviews
+47 23 16 17 00

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Pets Allowed
Business Center

History and Convenience in Central Oslo

Nineteenth Century Historic Building with Modern Amenities

The Best Western Karl Johan Hotel is a historic hotel erected in 1899, located next to Parliament in the heart of Oslo. The hotel features 114 rooms for both business and leisure travelers, and caters well for business with five meetings rooms and a conference room. The historic hotel is a classic building with up-to-date amenities. The 24-hour front desk employs a friendly multilingual staff, ready to provide diverse requests to fulfill their guests’ needs. They even have electrical adapters for international guests who need them. Business travelers can take advantage of the hotels fax service and photocopy machine.

Enjoy Free Wireless Internet

Each room at the hotel comes with free wireless Internet, LCD television, large desk, telephone, and minibar. Single guests find plenty of room for spreading out in a single standard room while two guests prefer the standard double room. For guests traveling with up to four people, choose the superior room, which offers one double or two single beds. Families find the family room accommodating. They have one double bed and a sofa bed. Pet friendly rooms are also available upon request.

Enjoy Breakfast Before Experiencing the Sights and Sounds of Oslo

Catch up on the news while having morning coffee with your free breakfast buffet, and then head out to explore the historic city of Oslo via bicycle. Bicycle rentals are available nearby and provide a great way to tour the beautiful city at your pace. Leisurely travel down Karl Johans Gate in the heart of Oslo, where you will find famous attractions such as Oslo City Hall, Spikersuppa Park, the Museum of Cultural History, and the Nobel Peace Prize Museum. These attractions, along with shopping and dining, are all available within walking distance of the hotel. Many guests enjoy the international flair of Café Christiania with its French-influenced Norwegian cuisine.

The Bottom Line

The Best Western Karl Johan Hotel caters to all types of travelers by taking care of small details that make a stay in this historic hotel enjoyable. The location and amenities are some of the best in the area. Not even the First Hotel Grims Grenka, another hotel in the area, is better. Rooms are comfortable and clean with all the amenities you crave while traveling, and business and leisure travelers can take advantage of the concierge services to experience even more of Oslo.

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Karl Johans gate 33 Oslo 0162 Norway
Oslo, 0162
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User Highlights
"Perfect for seeing the main sights" "Close to sights to see"
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
City centre within easy reach, said 100%.
"Staff were excellent" "Reception excellent"
94% found the staff to be very friendly.
94% thought the service was very professional.
"Good internet/WiFi" "Good wi-fi"
64% thought the wifi quality was ok.
"Excellent choice for breakfast" "Excellent choice at breakfast"
"Paper-thin wall" "Door lock doesnt work"
76% said the beds were comfortable.
56% said rooms were small.
"Air-conditioning was not working" "Does not have air conditioners"
76% said the beds were comfortable.
56% said rooms were small.
"Lobby too small" "Noisy construction"
55% thought the building wasn't nice.
For 70%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
Bar and Beverages
"No bar"

Good to know...

AC needs updating
Rooms could be larger
Could be quieter
Comfortable beds
Expert Reviews
As you wander about its stylish public rooms, taking in the stained glass and circular staircase, you'll think you've stumbled into Belle Epoque Paris.
DK Eyewitness
The Norlandia Karl Johan is a late 18th-century, five-storey hotel located on Oslo’s main thoroughfare.
The mid-range Best Western Karl Johan Hotell is in the heart of Oslo’s city center, between the Parliament and Royal Palace, with several restaurants and shops on the same block. The...
Hotel Information
Business Center
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Pet Fee: NOK 150 per pet, per night
  • Late Check-out Fee: NOK 100 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: NOK 325.0 per night
  • Crib (Infant Bed) Fee: NOK 175.0 per night