FAQ - Karl Johan Hotel


Information about Karl Johan Hotel

Welcome to Karl Johan Hotel Karl Johan Hotel is a historic and venerable hotel, centrally located in Karl Johans gate. With its cozy, classic style, the hotel is one of Oslo’s best hotels. Karl Johan Hotel has a high standard and comfort with an informal atmosphere. Amazing views, exciting interior design solutions, where old meets new, as well as close proximity to shopping and cultural life, makes the hotel a gem for those seeking attractions.

We are a cashless and non-smoking hotel with  24-hour reception.

Check-in: From 3 pm
Check-out: Until 12 pm

Love lazy mornings? Call Front Desk and ask for late check out. NOK 100,- per hour until 15.00 pm. (Subject to availability)


Monday-Friday: 06.30  am – 10.00 am
Saturday-Sunday: 08.00 am – 11.15 am


We have two lifts in the reception area, one which is a glass lift with disabled access. We have 2 more lifts in the other part of the hotel. The one next to the breakfast area leads to rooms 41-47 in each floor.

Pets are not allowed.

Ironing Board
All our renovated rooms are equipped with iron and ironing board. You can also find an ironing room next to room 428.


We have Chromecast in most of our rooms.

Fitness Room

Situated in the basement. Go to room 247, 347, 447 or 547. Then follow the signs to the fitness room in the end of the corridor. Open 24/7.

SPA treatments

All our guests receive 10% on treatments at Arteria SPA, Grand Hotel. Contact reception or book directly on +47 22 82 50 00 or mail artesiano/avdeling/grand-hotel

We offer parking in the basement of our neighbor Grand Hotel. Book directly by email: garasjen@grand.no

24-hour parking for passenger vehicles.

Alternatively, there is Sentrum P-hus, located just 3 minutes from the hotel. (C. J. Hambros plass 1, 0164 Oslo)

Private Driver
Do you need a transfer? Private Driver offers punctual, comfortable and safe transport. Book via our reception by email at: service@karljohan.no
First Class Driver

We have an adjustable ventilation system in all our rooms. You can choose a temperature between 19 and 25 degrees Celsius by turning the wheel. Make sure the fan symbol is on A.

Drinks & Snacks
Feel free to visit the front desk for a selection of snacks and beverages.

Enjoy your refreshments in our cozy bar lounge area with a view towards Karl Johan Street.


We have a refrigerator in each room.

Dry Cleaning
Monday – Friday: Deliver your clothes to the Front Desk before 08.30 am and pick it up after 18.00 pm the same day. Unfortunately we don’t offer laundry service during the weekend. 


Remember to use your key card to lock the door when you leave the room. Otherwise, it will take around 60 – 120 seconds before the door locks itself.


You will find recycling containers in every floor, nearby the main elevator.

Hair Dryer

The hairdryer is placed in the cabinet. Press the top button to start

Oslo Lufthavn – OSL
Oslo Airport (OSL) is located at Gardermoen approx. 5 miles from Oslo. The Airport Express Train (Flyoget) runs six times an hour to Oslo Central Station. Three of these departures take you to the Nationaltheatret station (27 minutes) which is right next to the hotel. For more information about The Airport Express Train, departure times and prices, see Flytoget.

You can also choose Airport Taxi from Oslo Airport. The taxi ride takes approx. 50 minutes. See prices for Oslo Taxi.

Public transportation

We are situated only within a few minutes walk from Nationaltheatret station, and from Stortinget station. Information for public transport can be found here on Ruter.

By boat

If you arrive by private boat, you can dock at Aker Brygge for a fee per day. At Aker Brygge, there are also boat trips to several pleasant islands in the Oslo Fjord, as well as public boats to Nesodden and Vollen.

Hotel Contact Information

For more information, contact us on phone +47 23 16 17 00, or by e-maill service@karljohan.no or fill in the form below.

Guided Tour at the hotel
Do you want a guided tour on our hotel? Whether you are just curious or thinking of being a guest with us on another occasion, feel free to contact us.

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