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Arbeidergata 4, Oslo 0159 Norway See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Housekeeping
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews parliament building perfect location great shower minute walk from the train station walking distance short break large room main attractions the hotel is clean t bane stayed two nights the main street great breakfast comfortable rooms salmon would stay again oslo central station
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

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Response from ScandicKarlJohan, General Manager at Scandic Karl JohanResponded 26 June 2018

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Scandic is Scandinavia’s answer to North America’s Hampton Inns. Nothing fancy, reliable, comfortable, well designed. Room was clean; hallways less so. Great shower; lots of good little design features. Good staff. Not earth shattering but very nice breakfast. No need to pay for a lot...More

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Response from ScandicKarlJohan, General Manager at Scandic Karl JohanResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Charles thnak you for your review, very good summary of what we offer:) and i m happy that you choosed Grand Hotel, is a scandic too:) welcome back Ferdinando

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed here first 2 nights after arriving in Norway. The hotel is very close to all transportation options to the airport and out lying areas. Many restaurants and attractions are within easy walking distance. The breakfast is very good with about every breakfast option available....More

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Response from ScandicKarlJohan, General Manager at Scandic Karl JohanResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Guest thank you so much for your nice review:) we are really happy to see that you enjoyed youir stay overall welcome back! Ferdinando

Reviewed 20 June 2018

small room,bed attached to the wall,no dustbin in the room as well as washroom,receptionist never available at the reception need to wait whenever we went there,though my rent was prepaid...she does not have idea and demands money while checking in and checking out,restuarant is overcrowded...More

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Response from ScandicKarlJohan, General Manager at Scandic Karl JohanResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Guest i m sorry to see that you didnt enjoyed your stay, our rooms are small and we try to advise about this on the web troug many pictures. i will check with my collegue about what happened during your stay have a great...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We all know that Oslo isn't a cheap city so while certainly not cheap at about £130 a night there are many more expensive. It is a slightly odd hotel though. Rooms have no storage and the hallways could do with a serious deep clean...More

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Response from ScandicKarlJohan, General Manager at Scandic Karl JohanResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Guest thank you so much for your review, is nice to see that you enjoyed our location. The hotel concept is central and easy, is not really made to be in the rooms, we try to put as many as possible pictures on the...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
108
Price range
US$ 115 - US$ 239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
HTL Karl Johan
Also Known As
Rica Travel Oslo
,
Oslo Rica Travel Hotel
Location
Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
108
Price range
US$ 115 - US$ 239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
HTL Karl Johan
Also Known As
Rica Travel Oslo
,
Oslo Rica Travel Hotel
Location
Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Sentrum
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Traveller (124)
Room & Suite (59)
Dining (25)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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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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"All rooms are similar"
Travelwisesr
7 Sep 2018
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"My room was in the front overlooking a street but there was no noise at all."
Stumpy15g
10 Jul 2018
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"Possibly the front rooms might have a better view? but I was not bothered."
Stumpy15g
15 Feb 2018
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"Reserve a bike ahead of arrival."
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7 Nov 2017
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