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Motif Collection

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Address: Kabasakal Caddesi, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Phone Number: +902125161374
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Description: With 20 years experience, Motif Collection provides the best quality fully...
With 20 years experience, Motif Collection provides the best quality fully handcrafted carpets and kilims. While predominantly Turkish, our collection also features carpets from around the world, antique pieces and rare fragments. We also sell hand crafted Turkish ceramics and unique Turkish giftware.
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Visited several times over the past three years. Would recommend without hesitation.

The Motif Collection is always my first stop when I'm back in Istanbul. I have visited three times over the past three years, and look forward to visiting again in September... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Motif Collection is always my first stop when I'm back in Istanbul. I have visited three times over the past three years, and look forward to visiting again in September. There has never been any pressure to buy a carpet (I bought one in three visits), but the owners have spent hours and hours explaining the history and technique... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My friends and I decided to take an early trip to Istanbul and I checked many traveler reviews about motif collection and after all this positive reviews we also wanted to by a nice carpet from motif store when we were Istanbul but I was very shocked about prices because sales man ask much more than other carpet store in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Well by all means check out other rug dealers just for the experience and then go to the best. Genuine, authentic dealer who won't pull the rug from under you. We were so relieved to find Motif and Hidir who took so much time with us and there was absolutely no bluff. He is the real deal and his rugs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I was vacationing in Istanbul with no intention of purchasing a rug. While touring the city I was followed by aggressive merchants who were all determined to sell me rugs. Overwhelming to say the least. Then we visited Motif Collection and fell in love. Beautiful rugs, knowledgeable staff, informative and no pressure. We purchased 3, fair pricing, genuine handcrafted works... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

As this is the highest rated carpet store on Tripadvisor, I had high expectations. The shop itself is quite discreet, and on the small side - you might miss it! It is always a pleasure to meet people who know their trade, and Hidir knows carpet-making back to front. Despite only wanting to spend a small amount of money, he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited Hidir and Motif Collection last week while on holiday in Istanbul. I was determined to buy a carpet as I regretted not buying an Uzbek carpet in a recent trip to Tashkent. I had heard about the enjoyable experience and ease of buying at Motif Collection by word of mouth and also online. My own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I am a veteran Turkish carpet buyer- I own 5 I am pleased with my prior purchases, think I got a fair price. Well ,except for the first on my first trip to Istanbul but let's not get into that. But those entailed multiple cups of tea and dozens of carpets pulled out to be admired. And bargaining and staying... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Never in a million years we thought we could afford a Turkish Carpet and factor that we had no clue where to even get a real one without being rip-off. We met Hamit one morning when we were up at the terrace of our Hotel Osmanhan for breakfast. He was so genuine and was never pushy and so easy to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I found this shop thanks to a trip advisor review. I am very glad I did. Hamit was helpful in a very positive way........he listened as I described what I was looking for and took his time, with his helper, to find carpets to suit my interest. He is charming, courteous, informative and gentle in helping me come to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stopped whe touring the area. So glad to avoid the other shops. Was tired of salespeople telling us the Blue Mosque was closed for prayers when it wasn't. By now even we know 2 pm is not prayer time. We saw so many beautiful rugs and heard their stories. Can't wait until we receive them at home.

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