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Grand Peninsula Hotel

#130 of 1,005 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Akbiyik Cad. Cetinkaya Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #130 of 1,005 Hotels in Istanbul
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is newly renovated and clean. The location is good and luckily on a quiet dead-end street. The staff were super friendly. The breakfast on the roof-top terrace was a great way to start the day.

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sydney Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is tucked down a hill from a great eating street, right in the midst of Sultanmat. reasonably close to the Blue Mosque. The two people at the reception were both eager to help. They told us which restaurants to use, booked us with a bus trip that took us to lots of part of Istanbul. The room we... More 

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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front office guy on the afternoon of 11th June 2014 was amazing. Was able to guide us through a lots of our queries on local amenities & attractions in much needed details. Great Location right at the quiet corner near restaurants/bars, and 10 min walk to Hagia Sophia. The hotel might be difficult to access for wheelchair/handicaps though.

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wanaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is great the hotel so clean but what really makes the place is the staff they were amazing very kind and helpful would come back anytime we were so close to everything so it made it so easy to walk to all the sights

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Mombasa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SIX months ago I carefully planned and booked our trip to Turkey ending with three nights in the Grand Peninsula. On arrival , to my dismay we were allocated a basement room.cramped and noisy outside with people on the pavement and a view of a wall..noisy inside as every time someone uses water/flushes toilet it gushes through the pipes on... More 

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Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My husband and I spent a week in mid may at this wonderful hotel. We enjoyed our stay very much. Great location, very friendly and helpfull staff. Conditions were excellent. Big room, comfy double bed, very clean permises. We got room with a balcony and view to Bosphorus (ask for 501 room:))) and it was absolutely wonderfull, as expected. Very... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Like other reviews on this hotel we loved it. The location is excellent. The staff are excellent. The service is excellent. We booked a standard double room and were upgraded to a large double room. The bed is comfortable and the bathroom makes very good use of a typically small European hotel bathroom. Nothing was ever too much trouble for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My husband and me spent a whole week at the Grand Peninsula Hotel. In general, it was great value for money. Its location is good and quite near to the Aya Sofya, Blue mosques, Sultanmahmet Palace and train station(only 5 minutes' walk). The room is not luxurious but very quiet, clean and comfortable. You can enjoy free breakfast as well... More 

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My wife and I spent two nights at the Grand Peninsula recently. The hotel's location is very convenient to the Arasta Bazaar and the Sultanahmet area. Our room was spotless, very nicely furnished, and very comfortable, with a beautiful, modern bathroom. The hotel breakfast was simple but very adequate. The manager was friendly and extremely helpful in giving us information... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We only have superlatives for this small hotel. We stayed in a large double which was spacious, bright and absolutely spotless. The location of the hotel cannot be better. Close to the sights of Sultanahmet square, restaurants are steps away but because the hotel is in a smaller street we had absolutely no noise. The staff was polite and very... More 

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