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    Scandic Karl Johan

    Arbeidergata 4, Oslo 0159, Norway
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pool
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 225 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

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    Thank Karina O
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Spent a couple of nights here recently. It is a neat and tidy place in the centre of Oslo, within a short walk from Central train station and other amenities. The rooms are clean, tidy and organised, although a bit on the small side. The...More

    Thank Ayrdiver
    Reviewed 1 week ago

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    Thank 661maris
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel is a best in class example of what a three star hotel can provide. A late "Norway in a Nutshell" train ride from Bergen found me walking along the pedestrian Karl Johans gate past the Saturday night partiers spilling out of the bars....More

    1  Thank jrftrav16
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Overprized hotel with very small rooms. Not worth the money at all. Badly staff and service..Had to pay much extra for new bigger room. Mostly on other hotels with good service , they give u a new room ofcourseMore

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    Thank 218kristinem
    Response from ScandicKarlJohan, Manager at Scandic Karl JohanResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Kristin thank you so much for you feedback, we know that our rooms are not the biggest, but we try to show tham in all details trough our booking channels, due to give the guest the right impression before they arrive. Unfortunately we cant...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 107 - US$ 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 108
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    • Location
    • Norway >
    • Eastern Norway >
    • Oslo >
    • Sentrum
    • Also Known As
    • Rica Travel Oslo ,
    • Oslo Rica Travel Hotel
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    Traveller (118)
    Room & Suite (34)
    Dining (19)
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    SheeYee
    25 July 2017|
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    Response from ScandicKarlJohan | Property representative |
    breakfast always included at scandic:) welcome
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    Jorge S
    6 May 2017|
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    Response from ScandicKarlJohan | Property representative |
    Hi Jorge, thank you for your question. Our sofabeds are 140cm and comfortable for adults, I have slept in it myself once to make sure that it is suitable for adults. Best regards, Therese Fredriksson, General Manager
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    Bjoornoo
    21 August 2016|
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    Response from Tony_Spain1 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. It's only a few hundred metres up the main well lit thoroughfare of Oslo.
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    "Reserve a bike ahead of arrival."
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    "Avoid the front of the hotel. That's were we were on both our stays and it was very noisy."
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    "good breakfast and location"
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    "We requested a quiet room and were on the 7th floor in the back. It was quiet."
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