Scandic Karl Johan

Scandic Karl Johan

Stay in the heart of Oslo – Excellent location - show map

Centrally, yet quietly set just a 1-minute walk from the main shopping street Karl Johans Gate, this hotel is 1 km from Oslo Central Station. It offers free WiFi, along with modernrooms that have LED TVs with USB connectivity.

Decorated in bright colours, all rooms at Scandic Karl Johan include a safety deposit box and smart, under-bed storage.

An organic, breakfast buffet is served daily. There is also a small shop onsite, as well as a lounge bar and bicycle rental.

Area attractions include the Royal Palace which is 700 m away, while Aker Brygge and Akershus Fortress are within 10 minutes' walk.

This is our guests' favourite part of Oslo, according to independent reviews.

This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Oslo! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Scandic Karl Johan has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 4 May 2010.
Hotel chain/brand: Scandic

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Most popular facilities

Free WiFi

Family rooms

Non-smoking rooms

24-hour front desk

Lift

Bar

Guests love...

“great breakfast” 
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“friendly staff” 
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“excellent location” 
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“boutique style”

Situated in the real heart of Oslo, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Breakfast info

Gluten-free, Buffet

Good coffee!

Free WiFi 
Guests consistently rate the WiFi as excellent

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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SleepsRoom type Double Room

  • 1 large double bed 

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Max children: 2 (up to years of age) Superior Double Room

  • 1 sofa bed  and

  • 1 large double bed 

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An inside look at Scandic Karl Johan

Scandic Karl Johan gives you a hotel experience with best location in Oslo and is suitable for both business trips and city vacations. Our hotel and rooms are filled with high quality and smart details such as free wifi, USB power outlets and fast online check in.

See availabilityHotel surroundings – Excellent location - show mapGuests loved walking around the neighbourhood!

Closest landmarks

  • Oslo Parliament

    0 km

  • Norwegian Theatre

    0.2 km

  • Karl Johans gate

    0.2 km

  • The National Gallery

    0.3 km

  • Oslo Cathedral

    0.3 km

  • National Theatre

    0.3 km

  • Christiania Torv Square

    0.4 km

  • Oslo City Hall

    0.5 km

  • Chat Noir

    0.5 km

  • Historic Museum

    0.5 km

Restaurants and markets

  • Nord Cafe/bar

    0.1 km

  • Matkroken Supermarket

    0.1 km

Natural beauty

  • Oslo Fjorden Sea/ocean

    0.5 km

Closest airports

  • Oslo Airport

    37 km

  • "Sandefjord Airport, Torp"

    85.3 km

Most popular landmarks

  • Rockefeller Music Hall

    0.6 km

  • Oslo Central Station

    0.7 km

  • The Royal Palace Park

    0.8 km

  • The Royal Palace

    0.8 km

  • Oslo Spektrum Music Arena

    0.8 km

  • Aker Brygge

    0.9 km

  • Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

    0.9 km

  • Akershus Fortress

    0.9 km

  • Frogner Park

    2.3 km

  • Sognsvann Lake

    6.8 km

What travellers love about this location

“Good location, amazing breakfast and generally a good one or two days hotel in Oslo”

Bergermi Denmark

8.7

“The hotel has an excellent location, close to a metro station and at the heart of the city center. The provided sofa-bed is large and comfortable making our fam...”Read more

Mohamed Qatar

8.3

“Very helpful staff Amazing location, close to all the sights I wanted to see Make sure you go to breakfast early on weekends if you want to hear yourself think.”

Brogan United Kingdom

9.5

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See availabilityFacilities of Scandic Karl Johan

Most popular facilities

Free WiFi

Family rooms

Non-smoking rooms

24-hour front desk

Lift

Bar

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

Activities

  • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Bikes available (free)

  • Cycling Off-site

Food & Drink

  • Chocolate or cookiesAdditional charge

  • Fruits Additional charge

  • Wine/champagneAdditional charge

  • Snack bar

  • Bar

  • Good coffee!

Internet

  • Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Parking

  • No parking available.

Reception services

  • Lockers

  • Luggage storage

  • Tour desk

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • 24-hour front desk

Entertainment and family services

  • Children television networks

  • Board games/puzzles

Cleaning services

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Trouser press Additional charge

  • Ironing service Additional charge

  • Dry cleaning Additional charge

  • Laundry Additional charge

General

  • Non-smoking throughout

  • Heating

  • Lift

  • Family rooms

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Newspapers Additional charge

Languages spoken

  • Danish

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Estonian

  • Italian

  • Norwegian

  • Portuguese

  • Russian

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Check-in

15:00From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

12:00Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Children are welcome

0 - 17 yearsCan use an existing bedFREE

The maximum number of children allowed in existing beds is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

No cots are available

No extra beds are available

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Cards accepted at this hotel

Scandic Karl Johan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

Scandic Karl Johan accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

See availabilityThe fine print

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

What guests loved the most:

“Breakfast was good. Staff are a credit to the hotel.”

James United Kingdom

“Great breakfast, the bed is very comfortable and the staff are very friendly ”

Douglas Germany

“Impressive breakfast buffet - wide choice, good food. Relaxed check-in and check-out times. Thoughtful and friendly staff- gave the 2 children some games. Short walk from station and very central”

Sd United Kingdom

“Great breakfast, shower was lovely. Room had lots of hooks and space under bed for luggage”

Kate United Kingdom

“Great location, excellent breakfast and great value for money”

Trevor Australia

“Nice place, nice de city center. They were very kind provinding 2 cribs for our kids. Room is good and breakfast as well.”

Priscila United Kingdom

“Good location, amazing breakfast and generally a good one or two days hotel in Oslo”

Bergermi Denmark

“Good breakfast. Bed was big and comfortable. After complaining about the noise in the street outside, we were able to change the room at once.”

Nataliia Ukraine

“Folding shower, warm & clean. Auto call dot taxi”

Valerie Australia

“The hotel has an excellent location, close to a metro station and at the heart of the city center. The provided sofa-bed is large and comfortable making our family stay very convenient. The breakfast was good. The staff was very helpful. Also, they offered some games to our son.”

Mohamed Qatar