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Hotel Venera

Mesihi Pasa Cad. No:72 Laleli, Fatih, Istanbul 34480, Turkey
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Nice bland hotel in busy and noisy shopping area of Istanbul. Beige room. Despite requesting a double room each and confirming this at reception upon check-in, we both got two single beds in each room. Good bathroom with great shower. Pleasant staff. Fine as a base for business or travel but not a hotel to linger in. Very clean. However... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

very nice hotel located centraly near the grand bazar in a shopping area you can reach transportation very easyly good breakfast like 5 stars very nice restaurant on the top of hotel that you could enjoy food and drinks

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Conveniently located 300 yards from the streetcar stop and just 2 stops from the Grand Bazar, we where pleasantly surprised by the newly remodeled hotel. Our room was on the 7th floor overlooking the fashion district and with a picturesque view over the Bosporus and the Asian side of Istanbul in the East. We enjoyed the indoor pool and sauna... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

A comfortable and clean room, everything from shampoo, body lotion etc. in the bathroom, an adequate choice in the minibar, superb choice at breakfast (there were 6 or more choices of fresh fruit!) and just a few steps from the major sites of Istanbul. If you intend to do a lot of sightseeing, this is truly a hotel you should... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

ı was stay whit my frend in venera hotel İstanbul.there are amazing bosfhour view on the top floor and delicious fresh food in restaurant.room is big comfortable and has a view our room..they have frendly staf usually ready help for quest.speaially front ofice worker hakan give us practicable info for İstanbul.Hotel near the train line and station just 10 minute... More 

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andorra
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

When you walk in the lobby to Venera Hotel there is a portrait of Lenin. That's about all you need to know about this hotel that clearly caters to Russians. Most of the TV channels are in Russian and they serve pickled beets at breakfast. The breakfast overall though was pretty good, and the view is OK. It's still a... More 

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Velbert, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Verena ist ok, depeding what you pay for it. The rooms are clean and modern, but the materials somewhat cheap. Mine was small and I could see some of the Mamara See across roofs and satellite installations. It was 515 where at least its a lot quieter than in the rooms towards the street. The location is connected well to... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

When you walk in the lobby to Venera Hotel there is a portrait of Lenin. That's about all you need to know about this hotel that clearly caters to Russians. Most of the TV channels are in Russian and they serve pickled beets at breakfast. The breakfast overall though was pretty good, and the view is OK. It's still a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is still a good walk to attractions but a short tram or taxi. Top floor bar is nice. Breakfast was excellent. Hotel rate was good even though we booked at short notice. BUT, the room was very small for two adults with big cases, we could hear through the walls (which was entertaining). Not really geared for English speaking... More 

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andorra
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

the smallest TV I've seen in this hotel you will find,breakfast, if you get 15 minutes prior to the time of termination only find nothing on the table,the reception every time you ask for something they can not tell me k we need to talk to the manager!

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