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Esen Hotel

Hocapasa Mah. Orhaniye Cad No 40-42 | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34112, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Volos, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Close to everything near tram stop, Eminonu transfer boats. The rooms are very small, need maintenance, smelling bathroom, no elevator. Nice breakfast good coffe. The staff is extemely friendly and helpfull. Overall is not worth this price as there are many cheaper same quality hotels in the surrounding.

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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This was booked by a friend. It turned out to be a clean, very reasonably priced hotel with an extremely helpful staff. Emir, the manager, gave us great help and advice during our stay. The lady cleaning the rooms was a delight, speaking good English and making sure we were comfortable. Good breakfast provided. Good free Wifi. The hotel has... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Excellent location, within walking distance to many of the tourist attractions. My room had a fantastic view of the Galata tower. Typical Turkish breakfast but very good. Friendly staff. I wasn't feeling well my second night and the staff had soup delivered for me. The room was small but most importantly, clean and comfortable. No problems with WiFi or TV... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We used Room 102 for a very short stay. At 80 TL = 40 CAD, I thought the location, the front desk service and room quality were good value for the money. A hostel for 2 people would have probably cost more and provided less. The pros first: 1) Excellent location just behind the Sirkeci train station. 2 min max... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When we arrived at Esen Hotel, we were offered a room on the first floor across the road. As this had no views from the window we asked if we could be given a room with a view. Bearing in mind the location of this hotel near the waterfront, it seemed a shame not to have views to match. The... More 

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Miskolc, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The hotel is close to the main attractions. Most just a few minutes walk. Located in the metro maturity behind the hotel. Bit noisier than average, but not annoying! The staff is nice and helpful. The breakfast is not plentiful, but a few days bearable point. (3 kinds of cheese, two kinds of sausage, + butter, jam, honey, etc ...)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

a very calm hotel in the middle of the old city of istanbul . Sirkeci its like the heart of istanbul! all the historical famous places are here ! perfect atmosphere with amazing restaurents , shops ! this hotel have a very modern simple room style , with a perfect view on the sea and the old city . room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Clean teeny tiny room with a semi broken toilet, three curtains missing and no door on the shower. 5 foot bathroom with toilet, sink and shower. Friendly staff in great location. Ok breakfast a d free wifi

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Never do not book this hotel over the net. They will CHEAT you. The hotel is terrible! I do not know if there are inspections in Istanbul, who gave them permission to work? We booked through the net, Shuttle from the airport is should be of the hotel. But, at an airport - no one came. I phone called four... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Never do not book this hotel over the net. They will CHEAT you. The hotel is terrible! I do not know if there are inspections in Istanbul, who gave them permission to work? We booked through the net, Shuttle from the airport is should be of the hotel. But, at an airport - no one came. I phone called four... More 

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