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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Hoca Pasa Mah. Istasyon Arkasi Sok. No 9, Istanbul 34200, Turkey
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Best Town Palace
Ranked #514 of 916 hotels in Istanbul
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  • Location
    4.5 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here as part of an Intrepid tour, with extra days at the beginning and end. You do get what you pay for - it's at the cheaper end, so the rooms are small, the bathroom is TINY and the service from the staff veers close to that at Fawlty Towers, however there are positives too. The location is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We struggled to find this hotel which is now called The Golden Horn Hotel - however, there is another Golden Horn Hotel up the hill from this one which is where the taxi dropped us. The staff directed us to this hotel, right behind the train station. Pluses - close to everything in the old town (Topkapi, Aya Sofia, Basilica,... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Close walking distance to major attractions. Staff very helpful, spoke enough English to communicate basics and be helpful with arrangements. Great view from breakfast room and very good breakfast. Rooms small, beds mediocre. Bathrooms totally inferior in both rooms we stayed in - very small, shower drainage onto floor.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Stayed here for 1 night, found it a little difficult to find so had to ask some of the locals. Turns out its right next to the main tram line which I took from the airport. The hotel is very close to all major sites such as the blue mosque, the waterfront etc. Room was very comfortable with a very... More

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Turku, Western Finland, Finland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Helpful staff and 5-15 min walking time to most interesting places in old city Istanbul. Airport shuttle works fine and great restaurants in neighbourhood. A very reasonable prices for rooms and nice view from breakfast room over the roofs to Bosphorus and yes breakfast was including all what you may need for day trips.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I visited this hotel last year, and after I had a disaster hotel reservation somewhere else and checked out after one night instead of 6 nights I went on feet to the guys there, they know me from last year, and asked for a room. They were very nice even with no reservation and they offered me a room immediately.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

upon arrival at this hotel we had problems with our reservation. the room was cramped and tiny and didnt look anything like the photos advertised. The bathroom was not clean, toilet and shower a complete wreck upon arrival. We were advised that it would be cleaned by end of the day, however by night it was still dirty at which... More

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Nagoya, Japan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The hotel is very near from Sirkeci station and from the pier where leave the cruises to Bosforo. Right now there is a construction in front a hotel but is not a problem at all. The staffs was very friendly. The room and the bathroom is small but if you are like us and dont stay too much time in... More

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Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I stayed here in May 2013 with my mother. Whilst we had booked and confirmed a twin bedding, when we got our room it was in fact a double bed. It took a little bit to make the staff understand this, but once we did they had our rooms moved very quickly. Most of the staff were very friendly and... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

A very nice hotel, highly recommended. Great staff. Ideal position, all the tourist sites are within a walking distance, no need to spend money on taxi or city tour buses. The tram station is also nearby, so it's easy to access the hotel from the ataturk airport using public transportation. It takes TL6/2 metro tokens (jetons) and less than an... More

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Address: Hoca Pasa Mah. Istasyon Arkasi Sok. No 9, Istanbul 34200, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Best Town Palace 3.5*
Also Known As:
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