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May Hotel Istanbul

Mimar Hayrettin Mah. Bali Pasa Yokusu No:86 Beyazit, Fatih, Istanbul 34490, Turkey
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Buzau, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Hotel well located in the historical center, having the opportunity to visit the most important tourist attractions .... Many shops nearby access to public transport. Clean rooms, equipped with TV, air conditioning, slippers, minibar and toiletries. The staff is helpful and friendly. I recommend this hotel.

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Bronnoysund, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stayed 5 Nights with friends. Very helpfull staff . Very small single rooms, and very noisy! Clean rooms, and pluss for the nice roof top terrace with lovely view.Located in a bussy street with shoe vendors. Short walk to the tram and restaurants.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

May Hotel offering free parking. It is not true. Hotel haven't parking. Hotels area is prohibited daily for cars. We have booked 2 triple rooms in this hotel but we got 2 single room with one extra large bed and claustrophobic room. For this room the hotel may receive only one star. 3 stars is a joke with clients. Brekfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I stayed there for two nights and i had a great time. Hotel with a good localization and very comfortable. The breakfast had many options and the service they offer is also good. Only like 10 minutes walking to sultanahmet and next to a train station.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

For the money you pay great value. Very clean and extra helpful stuff. They helped us about everything. Directions where to go. I also needed a charger for my telephone and they reacted asap. We got only good words for the hotel and stuff !

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Cozy and modern hotel, situated in the center. Very welcoming and helping stuff. Clean comfortable beds, wifi worked fine. Close to tram line so the public communication was great. However the street is quite steep so there would be a problem for people with suitcases, we had backpacks so much more comfortable to reach the hotel. Tourist attractions were very... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Last summer I´ve been to Istanbul for a week and I´ve stayed at this hotel. The rooms are average, you get your room sorted everyday as you walk out of the hotel. Main points . Breakfast , if I have to describe it with a word it will be : Unbeliavable. You got everyting in there, selection of tea, coffee,fresh... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I just came from May hotel after staying two nights with my Mrs. It's a good hotel but not a real four star. Staff is very good and polite. The problem is that it's very noisy. I couldn't sleep all night because my room was on road side and very bad noise was coming from street and then you can... More 

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stayed at the May Hotel for 5 nights in October. It is a smallish hotel with quite small rooms, but very adequate, clean, comfortable and right in the middle of town. It was two minutes downhill to some excellent restaurants, about 10 mins uphill to the bazaar and about 20 mins to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, etc. The... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The May Hotel is not as good as its description but the exaggerations just seem to be the Turkish way! It is still a good hotel for a base to visit Istanbul. It may not look entirely like the photographs nor will it have the balcony room, the terrace and bar you imagine from the description, and the dark, derelict-looking... More 

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