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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 #235 of 913 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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Port Angeles, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little hotel close to many of the main attractions. Front desk was very helpful. They do take a bit of your time at check in for a little sales talk on the tours available, but really wasn't high pressure. We chose to decline and experience Istanbul on our own. We would encourage ones to avoid the... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was sleeping in Best Western Amber Hotel in Istanbul one night. But it was a very comfortable night. Rooms in this hotel are well dressed, equipped with everything you need. There is a nice terrace on the roof, from where you can admire city view. Sometimes a sea gulf comes and sits next to you watching you with curiosity.... More

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Klaipeda, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Rooms not lot a long renovaited. Very helpful staff. Hotel is a center Istambul, good location. A rich breakfast. Hotel not big, but cleean. Hotel Manager kindly helped organize excursions, commissioned a transport to the airport. Awesome view from the restaurant terrace.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had one of our greatest experience in our last trip thank to all the friendly stuff especially Neda. She just took the holiday experience to a new level and actually increased our expectation. The highlight of her character is that she made us feel so much at home that sometimes we forgot that we are actually in hotel. It... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

nice and clean hotel very good view to the sea. Our Host Neda speaks many languages with a very warm heart. stayed for the third time and enjoyed it and can recommend the amber hotel in kumkapi area,near to many attractions.

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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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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#143 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul #147 Family Hotel in Istanbul #206 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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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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