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Karakoy Rooms

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Kemankes Cad. Galata Sarap Iskelesi Sok. No:10, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #25 of 789 Istanbul B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014
Liz B Asheville, North Carolina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Asheville, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We loved our stay in Karakoy Rooms. The location was perfect for walking to Old Town and the Galata District. We stayed in a deluxe room that had a sea view (although it was frequently blocked by the giant cruise ships). The room had a beautiful style as pictured int he photographs and was quite spacious. The restaurant below is... More

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Paris, France
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8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

OK, so this is the 15th time I have reposted my review, because apparently the manager of this hotel doesn't appreciate bad critiques…So maybe this will give you an idea of whats in store if you stay here. Pros: Great location, excellent rooms, and clean. Cons: The hotel restaurant. Im sorry, but its true. As I was a hotel guest... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Stayed here for two nights and the hotel is in a nice quiet location. Choices in getting around are walking ( which we did and enjoyed), tram car or cabs. Walking allowed us to soak in the atmosphere of istanbul. It is about a half an hour walk to the grand bazaar, but there was so much to see and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Celebrated my 50th with a few friends for a week in Istanbul this summer and stayed at the Karakoy Rooms. We all loved everything about this hotel. It is small, only 9 or 10 rooms, but the rooms are super large, modern and quite stylish. Our room was a Deluxe Room on a high floor, with a beautiful view of... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Stylish design of the room will catch you immediately. It is almost a large studio apartment where we felt like home. You will understand that the hotel management thought all details for your comfort during the accommodation. Its central location makes it even more attractive where you can walk around the old town of Istanbul city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Our room, or suite really, was spacious, very clean and well appointed with a spectacular view of the Bosphorus, skyline and visiting cruise liners. Room service was thorough and unobtrusive. Liked the chocolates each day! Good position for easy access to transport and tourist venues. Good restaurants nearby...including restaurant in the same building where we had a very pleasant Turkish... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

One of the nicest boutique hotels i stayed in recently, the room was very modern and spacious, the whole design is minimal, simple and positive. the location when you 1st arrive, especially if it your 1st time in Istanbul, is a bit confusing, but once you get a hang of the area you'll realise that everything is next to you.... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Karakoy rooms hotel is beautifully decorated, one can see that the person who did the space planning designed everything to the last detail as everything fits perfectly and the proportions are great ( we had a suite). It is also very centrally located as we walked almost everywhere from there. The hotel staff were great with assisting with any travel... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The location is perfect in a great, fun area. Two of the better restaurants in the area are literally 20 feet out of the door. You can walk to the tram easily, or walk up into Galata/Taksim. They did a terrific job renovating this old building - the rooms are HUGE with very high ceilings and a great/hip feel. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Excellent location and friendly staff. Very large rooms. Great value for the money. Since cruise ships partly obstructed Bosphorus view, staff moved us and our luggage to a higher floor without us asking.

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Address: Kemankes Cad. Galata Sarap Iskelesi Sok. No:10, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:4 star — Karakoy Rooms 4*
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Karakoy Rooms is located at Galata Sarap Iskelesi Street in an elaborately renovated 100 years old building. It is just a couple of minutes away from Galata Bridge, Karakoy Tram Station, Istanbul Modern Art Museum, Sultanahmet and Beyoglu. ... more   less 
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