Htl Karl Johan Hotel - Oslo

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Arbeidergt 4, N-0159 Oslo, Norway, Oslo, Norway, 0104  show map
 3 stars
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Htl Karl Johan Hotel - Oslo

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Htl Karl Johan Hotel is situated in the heart of Oslo near Munch Museum, Mineral and Geological Museum and Akerselva River. Htl Karl Johan Hotel has been welcoming guests to its comfortable rooms since 1993.

The hotel boasts central location in Oslo close to Stortinget underground station. Guests can get to Oslo city center, which is 1 km away.

Nearby points of interest include a gallery, a theater and a palace.

Oslo Central train station is swiftly reachable. The hotel is set 40 minutes' drive from Oslo, Gardermoen airport.

Rooms

The 108 guest rooms are spread over 6 floors. Some rooms at Htl Karl Johan Hotel have a view over the city. These rooms come with a standard interior and oak furnishings.

Eat & Drink

A day at Htl Karl Johan Hotel begins with a comprehensive breakfast. At the small lobby bar guests will enjoy a selection of cocktails and tea. Serving eclectic meals, Grande Cafe lies in a tourist area, just 150 meters from the venue.

Services

Htl Karl Johan Hotel provides guesets with newspaper service, housekeeping and dry cleaning.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business services

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Sauna

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser press

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • 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 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Arbeidergt 4, N-0159 Oslo, Norway, Oslo, Norway, 0104

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City Center
  • Oslo
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
    23.1 mi
  • Moss (RYG)
    37.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Oslo Central Station
    2300 ft
Underground stations
  • Stortinget
    700 ft
  • Nationaltheatret
    1700 ft
Restaurants
  • Oriental Cuisine Restaurant
    100 ft
  • Kaffistova (cuisine: European, Scandinavian)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
    5000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    108

Rooms and availability

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Htl Karl Johan Hotel - Oslo Oslo location
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          Hotel Address:

          Arbeidergt 4, N-0159 Oslo, Norway, Oslo, Norway, 0104

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Oslo
            2300 ft
          Airports
          • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
            23.1 mi
          • Moss (RYG)
            37.0 mi
          Train Stations
          • Oslo Central Station
            2300 ft
          Underground stations
          • Stortinget
            700 ft
          • Nationaltheatret
            1700 ft
          Restaurants
          • Oriental Cuisine Restaurant
            100 ft
          • Kaffistova (cuisine: European, Scandinavian)
            200 ft
          Beaches
          • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
            5000 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            6
          • Number of rooms:
            108

          Htl Karl Johan Location

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • Christiania Torv Square - 1400 ft
          • City Center - 2000 ft

          Places of interest

          • Akershus Castle - 1700 ft
          • Oslo Palace - 2300 ft

          Train stations

          Convention centers

          • Oslo Congress Centre - 1700 ft

          Shopping areas

          • Karl Johans gate - 400 ft
          • Byporten Shopping Centre - 2000 ft
          • Oslo City Shopping Centre - 2000 ft

          Amusement

          • Colosseum - 1000 ft

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Oslo Parliament - 400 ft
          • Oslo Cathedral - 1000 ft
          • Oslo City Hall - 1400 ft
          • Oslo fjord boat tours - 1700 ft
          • Nobel Peace Center - 2000 ft

          Museums

          • Historic Museum - 1400 ft
          • Henrik Ibsen Museum - 2300 ft

          Theaters

          • Norwegian Theatre - 400 ft
          • National Theatre - 1000 ft
          • Chat Noir - 1400 ft
          • Rockefeller Music Hall - 1700 ft
          • Oslo Opera - 2300 ft

          Galleries

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

          Underground stations

          • Stortinget - 400 ft
          • Nationaltheatret - 1400 ft
          • Jernbanetorget - 2000 ft

          Public parking

          • Oslo University - 1400 ft

          Local attractions

          • Huk Paradisbukta Beach - 5000 ft
            Bygdoy, Oslo
          • Natural History Museum - 1.1 mi
            Sars gate 1, Oslo
          • Mineral and Geological Museum - 1.1 mi
            Sars Gate 1, Oslo
          • Akerselva River - 5100 ft
            Maridalsvannet - Oslo, Oslo
          • Botanical Gardens - 1.1 mi
            Sars Gate 1, Oslo

          Near the hotel

          • Parliament - 400 ft
            Karl Johans Gate 22, Oslo
          • Oslo Cathedral - 1200 ft
            Stortorvet 1, Oslo
          • University Museum of Cultural Heritage - 1500 ft
            Fredriksgate 2 (city centre), Oslo
          • Oslo Reptile Park - 1600 ft
            St. Olavs gate 2, Oslo
          • National Gallery - 900 ft
            Universitetsgaten 13 (city centre), Oslo
          • Oslo City Hall - 1500 ft
            Fridtjof Nansens plass, Oslo
          • Oslo Historical Museum - 1500 ft
            Frederiks Gate 2, Oslo

          Restaurants nearby

          • Oriental Cuisine Restaurant - 100 ft

            Address: Arbeidergata 2
            Phone: 22 42 37 38

            61% likes this, based on 52 reviews

          • Grande Cafe - 400 ft

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

            74% likes this, based on 149 reviews

          • T.G.I. Friday's - 500 ft

            Address: Karl Johans Gate 35
            Phone: 2233 3200

            64% likes this, based on 224 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 37 - USD 148

          • Kaffistova - 200 ft

            Address: Rosenkrantz' Gt. 8
            Phone: 22-42-99-74

            50% likes this, based on 85 reviews
            Cuisine: European, Scandinavian

          • New Orleans Restaurant - 200 ft

            Address: Rosenkrantz gate 7
            Phone: +47 22411110

            63% likes this, based on 61 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole
            Price Range: USD 88 - USD 88

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            6
          • Number of rooms:
            108
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          Htl Karl Johan Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          8.2out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 169 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          8.5
          Rooms
          7.2
          Service
          6.6
          Value
          9.2

          Guest reviews

          • Couple
            7.8

            the location is perfect, it's in the center of Oslo, with lots of shops and restaurants, and on walking distance from public transport.

          • Single
            6.6

            Breakfast was very good! Small single rooms, but bathroom ok.

          • Single
            9.2

            Rica Travel Hotel is conveniently located in the centre of town. The rooms have all modern comfort, including a richly filled minibar. The breakfast combines traditional continental breakfast with Norwegian specialities.

          • Group of friends
            5.8

            The check in time is too late. We had reached Oslo in the morning but we could not get the room till 2.30PM in the afternoon. It would have been really nice if we could check in bit early

          • Single
            8.2

            The hotel is perfectly located near Karl Johann Gate. The breakfast is great. The staff is very helpful. Rooms and bathrooms are shiny clean.

            The twin room is very small. I had trouble organizing space staying there myself, hard to imagine what it would have been for two people.

          • Couple
            8.8

            everybody was very kind, the rooms were small but totaly okay and we felt very good during this night, espescially the breakfast was fantastic with something for everybody. but the best thing was the location, in the middle of the center and 10 min to walk from the central station

            the beds were maybe a bit too soft

          • Single
            7.4

            Great location in a quiet street of downtown Oslo. Good service and polite staff. Breakfast was good and presented with a good selection at the buffet.

            Did actually book a standard double room, but was placed in a single room. Quite small room, and noise from elevator, but ok.

          • Couple
            9.2

            Location was great, service was friendly and room was a good size.

          • Single
            8.8

            The room was exactly as I needed, small and comfortable. Breakfast was also very good. The hotel was very easy to find. Wth the discount I got it was really great value for money.

          • Couple
            7.4

            Best breakfast ever. For zure of you have a glutenfree diet.

          • Couple
            7.8

            Great Location and perfect breakfast

            Tiny room, Difficutl to sleep due to air conditioning.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The location is superb! Walk to everything. Convenient to public transportation, the harbor, and shopping. Marvelous breakfast. Friendly, helpful staff.

            While the room was of good size and well appointed, there was an architectural pier in the center of the room.

          • Single
            9.6

            Excellent location, very helpful staff. The rooms are small but the space is well used and the beds comfortable. Very good breakfast.

          • Single
            7.0

            Late breakfast, until 11 - and late/ reasonable check out-time. 12

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            The hotel was fine, well situated but lacked a bit of care & warmth. The rooms on the front can be noisy.

            Noisy rooms on the front (next to a loud music bar)

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Htl Karl Johan Hotel - Oslo Oslo location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Arbeidergt 4, N-0159 Oslo, Norway, Oslo, Norway, 0104

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Oslo
            2300 ft
          Airports
          • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
            23.1 mi
          • Moss (RYG)
            37.0 mi
          Train Stations
          • Oslo Central Station
            2300 ft
          Underground stations
          • Stortinget
            700 ft
          • Nationaltheatret
            1700 ft
          Restaurants
          • Oriental Cuisine Restaurant
            100 ft
          • Kaffistova (cuisine: European, Scandinavian)
            200 ft
          Beaches
          • Huk Paradisbukta Beach
            5000 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            6
          • Number of rooms:
            108