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Grand Peninsula Hotel

#116 of 976 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Akbiyik Cad. Cetinkaya Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #116 of 976 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small and very cozy hotel. A beautiful view ti the Marmara Sea from the roof terrace. Very nice staff, who really males you feel like home. They are also very helpful about sightseeing and transport. It is also located near the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, the Grand Bazaar and the Topkapi Palace. Plus there is a lot of good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I recently stayed in Istanbul's Grand Pennisula Hotel with my partner in February 2015, the end of winter and 'low season' in Turkey. We paid 30 Euro's a night, which was very reasonable and got a room on level 5 which was beneficial as it didn't connect to the central staircase. PROS - Location was excellent, in the heart of... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This hotel is very comfortable,relax.Staff is very kind. It is situated in Sultanahmat mosque in centre. But Sultanamhmat area is very expensive to buy clothes or to eat or drink in there . I walked by tram-car, It was amazing . L loved this city so much

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Great prices including breakfast when you book online! Very friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful terraces but unfortunately the outdoor breakfast tables have been taken in for the Winter. I was put in a basement room which was much brighter than I expected,nicely decorated and perfectly clean. It was just downstairs from the reception area so it was occasionally a bit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, very close to main Sultanahmet attractions. Rooms are small but it is OK if you only sleep at the hotel. Walls between rooms are thin and you can hear sounds and talk from neighbour rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Just returned from this hotel, resting 3 days - Weekend in Istanbul... Hotels is really nice, is in the center of Sultanahmet Aria but it is located in a quiet side street, you can relax in peace from the bustle of the big and beautiful city. Room - clean, cleaned every day. The room has a safe and tea. In... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a great hotel with really decent family rooms in the Sultanamet area. We stayed in the family type rooms (two semi attached rooms with a common bathroom). Everything was small, but charming. Would recommend taking the hotel up on the transportation offer as we had some difficulty communicating the hotel address to the taxi driver when we arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This hotel is located within easy walking distance from many of the big attractions. Heaps of great restaurants in the area and 10 mins from the tram which travels to Galata bridge, the spice market and the ferries to cross the Bosphorus. If you're only in Istanbul for a couple of days the everything you would have time to do... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had a great stay here. Very comfortable and extremely well located. After I had left Istanbul I realised I had left a couple of items of clothing behind in the wardrobe. I emailed the hotel and they very kindly arranged postage to Australia. Would definitely stay here again and also recommend to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This was my last hotel after traveling for almost 3 weeks in Turkey. Front desk when I arrived was friendly, helpful and sincere about offering me anything I could need. I arrived pretty late, so took advantage of their airport transportation, which was excellent and used it to go back to the airport the next morning. They upgraded me to... More 

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