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Rugby
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for three nights. It's in a very good location and clean and good Wi-Fi. But very basic hotel. There is only a bed, TV with few channels and a safe in the room. No chairs, desk or tables. There is free tea and coffee but in the lobby not in the rooms. Good value for...

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HTLOslo, Chef at Scandic Karl Johan, responded to this review

Hello Khaled S, Thank you for staying at HTL Hotel Karl Johan, we are glad that you enjoyed our hotel. At HTL hotels we believe that only the necessary is essential. This is reflected in the design of our rooms. We offer a comfortable bed of high quality and a great raindrop shower. In addition we offer the HTL Lounge...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I stayed at this hotel while on business. All of the staff I encountered were very nice. I guess it is fairly priced compared to the unreasonably high hotel costs at more traditional hotels in Oslo. It is a place to sleep and take a shower, end of story. There was no where to sit in my room except the...

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HTLOslo, Chef at Scandic Karl Johan, responded to this review

Hello Rod D, We offer a hotel experience based on high quality and smart solutions in the room. A high quality bed and shower and convenient storage with smart hangers in the room. Our furniture such as bedside tables are for sitting on as well. In addition to this feature you always have the HTL lounge where you are most...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

A clean place, a bit soulless to be honest, but a fairly priced hotel in this expensive city (I live /work in London). Good location very central. If you are flying into the Airport take the train not the extortionate taxis.

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HTLOslo, Leder  at Scandic Karl Johan, responded to this review

Hello Tipo131, Thank you for staying at HTL Hotel Karl Johan where we focus on high quality at an attractive price. We do appreciate your comments and hope to see you soon again! Take care, Therese Fredriksson HTL Manager

Finland
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

I don't remember when have I been as dissapointed to a hotel as I am now after staying at HTL Karl Johan in Oslo. I was on a business trip so all I wanted was a good night sleep in quiet room and a proper breakfast. Didn't get either one of these. Basically the hotel seems fine, the rooms especially,...

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HTLOslo, Leder  at Scandic Karl Johan, responded to this review

Hello handersson, Thank you for taking your time to write this review. Our aim is to deliver a smart experience of high quality to all of our guests. This is concerned to the hotel room as well as the lounge and breakfast service. We apologies for not being able to live up to your expectations of HTL during your recent...

Tonsberg, Norway
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Spent a night at the hotel in late May. The hotel is very centrally located and is easy to reach. I arrived quite late and it was possible to check-in and activate the key yourself. This is ok, but I would have preferred to have someone at the front desk. Also the hotel was being renovated so the reception area...

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HTLOslo, Leder  at Scandic Karl Johan, responded to this review

Hello Samuul, Thank you for your review! We offer a hotel experience based on high quality and smart solutions in the room as well as in the lounge. At HTL there is always a Host available to welcome you and assist if there is anything you might need. Our aim is to offer our guests a high quality breakfast at...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Scandic Karl Johan

Address: Arbeidergata 4, Oslo 0159, Norway (Formerly HTL Karl Johan)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Price Range: ₹ 6,022 - ₹ 11,259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Scandic Karl Johan 3*
Number of rooms: 108
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“Phenomenal location, walking distance from Opera house and Royal Palace, bars etc.”
 of 5 bubbles DKekilli, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay here don't stay in room 612 unless you are on your own and a very very small person.”
 of 5 bubbles splesterL, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for separate beds if you like your on space... otherwise it will be too cosy :P”
 of 5 bubbles KookSooph, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“413 is quiet double room, but less area in room”
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  • area in room (take a photo on bed)
  • Double bed
 of 5 bubbles Patt12345, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you keep a copy of your reservation regarding bed size and rooms. Our room was terribly small and had no space for luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles msoussou34c, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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