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Grand Tahir Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ordu Cad. Yesil Tulumba Sok. No:17 Aksaray, Fatih, Istanbul 7200, Turkey
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I decided to write a review of this hotel because we want to confirm the negative qualities that have already been mentioned. The hotel is in a great place, but everything else is terrible. The rooms are small (due to circumstances we have changed the two, they had trouble opening), in both rooms was leaking shower. In the second, to... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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277 reviews 277 reviews
23 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Now, as I said, I'd like to continue with my previous review,where I described the town Kusadasi. I want here only not to forget one more thing.There are in Kusadasi several beaches, You should be on. Here they are : Mersin Beach,Grand Beach, Ladies Beach, Birds Beach.Now to go on. As You remember, if You read the same one, We... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

While I was staying at this hotel I was sick and with a school group. I spent a lot of time in the hotel so I grew to know it quite well, here are a few things I feel anybody who is considering should know: 1) the staff was extremely rude and spoke little to no English. 2) the rooms... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

For the price range, Grand Tahir Is real value for money. Just few meters away from Tram station, offering connectivity to whole Istanbul. Within walkable distance from big old city attractions - Blue mosque, Hagia Sofia, Topkapi palace, Grand bazar. Right in the heart of markets...so many eating places. Only negative is bit cramped and poor choices for vegetarians. Overall... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We used this hotel as part of a tour through Travel Talk. We have done tours through Travel Talk before and always been more than happy with the accommodation, but this hotel was so disappointing. The location was pretty good, but that's the only positive. Staff were rude and unhelpful. Rooms were small, noisy and unclean. Breakfast was very average,... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

I didn't like this hotel very much for two reasons. 1) The staff was generally very unfriendly and not very helpful 2) You hear every sound - even from a room across the corridor. This ruined my sleep the first night. Apart from that coffee at breakfast was terrible. Still, there is something positive to say: Front desk area is... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Good things: Location is great, three rail station to the center, or 30 minutes walking; friendly stuff Bad things: We were four days, breakfast is all days the same, rooms are small, cleaning lady changed towels only once:(, the neighborhood was too noisy,

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Cairo, Egypt
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

At our arrival I was forced to take an extremely small room for 3 people as "no big rooms were left"even though I had ordered for this from my country before going....Very rude and snobby receptionists that never smile,answer to good morning and speak very little if any English.The rooms were not clean at all and the cleaning woman didn't... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This hotel didn't deserve what i paid for.. 1)The room was very small. 2)The air condition didn't work at all, 3) the sheets and the pillows were dirty when i first came to my room, the housekeepers didn't change them for days 4) the bathroom was stinky 5) the neighborhood was too noisy 6) the hotel is not so close... More

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Cairo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Grand Tahir Hotel is located near the tram station, it is clean but rooms are tiny.. I have been to another 3 stars hotel before but rooms were better and with balcony. You can hardly move in the bathroom. Breakfast is fine, same every day. Some of the reception staff are friendly but not all as they don't speak English.... More

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Address: Ordu Cad. Yesil Tulumba Sok. No:17 Aksaray, Fatih, Istanbul 7200, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Tahir Hotel 3*
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