Karl Johan Hotel

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Desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Karl Johan Hotel

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Karl Johan Hotel

4.0 star property
Upscale hotel within easy reach of Akershus Fortress

9.2/10 Superb

590 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Laundry facilities
The price is $230
Price available on 7/10/2022
Karl Johans gate 33, Oslo, 162
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Oslo City Centre
  • Akershus Fortress - 12 min walk
  • Oslo Spektrum - 13 min walk
  • Oslo Opera House - 16 min walk
  • Munch Museum - 18 min walk
  • Color Line Ferry Terminal - 28 min walk
  • Kon Tiki Museum - 36 min walk
  • Karl Johan Gate - 1 min drive
  • Oslo Nye Teater - 1 min drive
  • National Gallery - 1 min drive
  • Museum of Cultural History - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Gardermoen Airport (OSL) - 41 min drive
  • Nationaltheatret Station - 7 min walk
  • Oslo (XZO-Oslo Central Train Station) - 11 min walk
  • Oslo Central Station - 11 min walk
  • Stortinget Tram Station - 3 min walk
  • Stortinget T-Bane - 3 min walk
  • Tinghuset Tram Station - 3 min walk

About this property

Karl Johan Hotel

When you stay at Karl Johan Hotel, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Oslo Spektrum and Oslo Opera House. Free perks include WiFi and buffet breakfast daily between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM. This upscale hotel is also 0.6 mi (1 km) from Akershus Fortress and 1 mi (1.5 km) from Munch Museum. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and WiFi. Public transportation is just a short walk: Stortinget Tram Station is 3 minutes and Stortinget T-Bane is 3 minutes.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 157 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends

Taking the kids

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Built in 1899


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Norwegian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Heated floor (bathroom)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NOK 100 (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays, and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Hotel Karl Johan
Karl Johan Hotel
Norlandia Karl Johan Hotell Oslo
Karl Johan Hotell Hotel Oslo
Karl Johan Hotell Hotel
Karl Johan Hotell Oslo
Norlandia Karl Johan Hotell Oslo
Karl Johan Hotell
Karl Johan Hotel Oslo
Karl Johan Hotel Hotel
Karl Johan Hotel Hotel Oslo

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10/10 Exceptional

We spent 3 nights at the Karl Johan Hotell in June 2022, during a very busy travel season. The staff was superb snd very helpful (especially Diana who brought my suitcase to my room after the airline company delivered it 26 hrs after we landed). Delicious breakfast, great location, strong Wi-Fi, very comfortable bed, great shower, and good recommendations for dinner. We will definitely try to stay there again.
Katherine, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Great location
Though I was an Expedia VIP (which the reception staff told me) I got a room with zero views which was initially disappointing given the location of the hotel but the room itself was nice and the breakfast was great. Hotel is in a great location for a first time Oslo city break. Staff told me I could have non-alcohol drinks for free (only from the reception area as there is non in room mini bar) as I am Expedia VIP but as I was checking out, they were going to charge me for a bottle of water. So I had to remind them about it. You’d think they’d check these things but it was no big deal as my reminder was enough. The reception staff also allowed me to go back to my checked out room to pick up a shirt I had left there and I found it. So for me - all in all, I’d stay back at this hotel again.
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View from Room 543
Yee Man, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Susan, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Adam, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Leandro, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Enjoyable one-night stay!
While our room was small, it was very comfortable. The room had everything we needed, was very quiet, the beds were quiet comfortable, and the shower was excellent. However the included breakfast buffet in the morning was absolutely incredible! The selection was just amazing. They had everything you could imagine, including a vegan-only section and a gluten-free section. What a wonderful way to begin our first trip to Norway. 🙂
Thomas, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Local to most things in Oslo Good stay
Marvin E, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

James, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Morten, 5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Best location in town
The location was perfect. It was right in the heart of the centre within easy walking distance of the national theatre and other attractions. Lots of nice restaurants in the area. Nice modern hotel. Rooms were good and comfortable beds. They were a bit stingy with the tea and coffee in the rooms. Staff were friendly. The breakfast was incredible.
Alexander, 2-night trip
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