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BEST WESTERN Amber Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ciftegelinler Caddesi 3 | Kumkapi, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
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Ranked #238 of 917 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vinhedo, SP
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96 reviews 96 reviews
30 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a great location. Easy to go to major attractions. 20 minutes walk to the mosques. The view of the terrace is wonderful. The breakfast is also good, with many typical dishes. The rooms are big enough.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 5 nights in this hotel in August 2014 and really liked it. The hotel was small and very friendly with an excellent location. It was cozy and very welcoming. The staff were very helpful in particular Yacob the night receptionist. The staff were respectful and didn't make you feel that you had to tip for every tiny bit... More

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Kolbotn, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed on night at Amber Hotel en route to the airport. The hotel is centrally located with walking distance to the sights and with the very pleasant restaurant area Kumkapi around the corner. Reception staff was very friendly and helpful and got me accomodated quickly. The room was rather spacious albeit with a small bathroom. Bed was OK. The... More

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Queretaro, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Few nights in that city and i can say that people at the hotel are a good representation of the city citizens: polite, friendly, respectful and helpful. The hotel is close enough to the touristic center without being right in. So you can experience a bit a real live of Istambul by mingling with street vendors and cafe who served... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole staff without exception were welcoming and pleasant, the hotel driver very helpfull as we were a group of 8, the chef did prepare a special home made turkish dinner, few steps away they are many fish restaurants, we met the owner and his youngest son, hospitality makes you feel at home,the only thing the hotel is up 800... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful staying at the Best Western Amber Hotel. Picturesque location in the middle of the historical centre of Istambul. Super clean and tidy rooms in spite of their size (a bit small our triple one). Excellent breakfast and dinner served at the roof terrace. By the way, pretty views over the Marmara I felt really moved by all the staff... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Excellent location, very friendly and accommodating Staff. Stayed 6 nights and the breakfast never changed, which was a little disappointing as I appreciate some variety. Room was small but comfortable. TV is 95% Turkish language. Wi-FI is very good. Breakfast on the room terrace was a delight, though the sun is very warm in July. My room prices during Ramadan... More

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South Coast, England
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed at this hotel last month for three nights as part of two centre holiday in Turkey which we booked through Anatolian Sky. The room we were given L002 was the worst hotel room I have ever encountered. It is directly behind the reception desk and next to the lift, you can hear every word said in the reception... More

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High Wycombe, Bucks
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This very quaint, small but amiable little hotel was OK for three nights but spoilt by the absence of this fantastic creature, Neda, whom we never met. She may have sorted out all the small, niggling problems we encountered. She would not have reduced the noise at night. The floors are solid and echo any footstep, the doors bang and... More

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stoke on Trent
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We were staying at the hotel Amber prior to starting cruise. The room was in the basement directly below the main street and the noise was terrible all night, I did not sleep at all. Plus the curtains did not fully cover the window which meant everyone on the street could see into the room. Things got worse in the... More

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Address: Ciftegelinler Caddesi 3 | Kumkapi, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Amber Hotel 4*
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Best Western Amber Hotel is set in the oldest and most colorful district of Istanbul, which is still a functioning fishing village. It is in walking distance from the Sultanahmet Square, with Istanbul's most famous Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. The hotel's building is held in Ottoman style, newly renovated and offers an authentic atmosphere for a lovely quiet get-away for all kinds of travelers. ... more   less 
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