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3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Hocapasa Mah. Orhaniye Cad No 40-42 | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34112, Turkey (Sirkeci)
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Ranked #373 of 741 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Accra, Ghana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i was in istanbul for business all alone, i felt very secure with a very nice and helpful team the location is great ,exacttly what i need even from airport i came bysubway and tram ,and 2 minutes walking distancefrom tram to hotel ,the hotel bedroom small but very clean i dont think you cannot beat for this quality price... More

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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I have chosen this hotel coz I wanted to be close to bothbthe old city and to the galata area and ferry docks. They breakfast was good. The receptionist sadat was very helpful and speaks good english. ROOMS ARE SMALL. NO ELEVATOR.

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New York City, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We stay at this hotel in August with two kits It is close to everything Compare to other hotels in Istanbul this was the best location Best view good people work there we never have any problem with them They try to help us any questions we have I recoment this hotel and next time I go to Istanbul I... More

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West Islip, New York, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This hotel rocks! it had an awesome view from the fourth floor. The last time I came to Istanbul I stayed at another hotel and it was nothing compared to my experience at Esen Hotel. The staff was very friendly and exceeded my expectations. The price wasn't expensive and the service was perfect. I would recommend this Hotel to anyone... More

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Bucharest, Romania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

My suggestion is to avoid this hotel, I felt that people working there are not trustworthy and they try to trick you into accepting some other service than the one you paid for. Let me share my experience: I have booked a room for this hotel with 6 months before my arrival in Istanbul, through booking.com site. In the day... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I booked my hotel 6 months ago i arrive there and guests are still in the hotel i booked. The Receptionist said to me "if you want wait in another room until the guests are out" He Offered Me A 4 Beds Room But I Was 5 Persons. The Rooms Were Extremely Dirty and Too Small. I refused the offer... More

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Malbork, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This hotel is enough for sleep, eat breakfast and visiting all day city. Sirkeci is good district - there is a lot of restaurants, very close is ferry and tram station. U can walk to Hagia Sophia or to Kadikoy promenade (half hour by slow walk). Rooms are very small and crew is specific, but everyone are very friendly and... More

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We just had a family room there. loved the hotel.. clean and location is just great near to the train station (Sirkeci). The stuff were very friendly (yunus, nader and haldun and everyone there). I wont miss going back there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

I was left sitting in the lobby nearly two hours before being told my room had been overbooked (I booked some 6 months ago). The manager took me to the nearby Sirin Palas hotel which had a very down market reception area, but he assured me my room was every bit as good as the one at his hotel. This... More

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Address: Hocapasa Mah. Orhaniye Cad No 40-42 | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34112, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sirkeci , Sultanahmet - Old City
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Ranked #373 of 741 B&Bs / Inns in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Esen Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Esen is located at the centre of the Old City in Eminonu-Istanbul at the starting point of both land and sea transportation and is just near Sultanahmet. Our hotel with its experienced staff and family atmosphere welcomes you to enjoy the unique historical places in Istanbul. If you choose to stay in Hotel Esen, you will experience the magnificent history of Istanbul by visiting the Topkapi Palace, The Blue Mosque, Saint Sophia, the Underground Cistern, Turkish Baths, the Grand Bazaar and more which are only in 10 minutes walking distance. On the other hand you can enjoy the sun and the sea by taking a Bosphorus tour and also you will have the chance of seeing the modern Istanbul. In Istanbul, where the continents meet, you will spend your best vacation with the Turkish hospitality of Hotel Esen. ... more   less 
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