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Balin Boutique Hotel

#303 of 1,069 Hotels in Istanbul
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Dibekli Camii Sk. No:10 | Beyazit, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
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Cairo, Egypt
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

The good things in this hotel is the excellent place near to shopping shops in aksaray and grand bazaar also it is 10 minutes walking from sultan ahmed square, breakfast is very poor, coffee machine is very bad, harem restaurant is good with argila (shisha) is good, rooms are very small and very old fashion and furniture is smell not... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

To start, the location is fantastic, 300 yards to the Grand Bazaar, 10/12 mins to Sultanahmet Square where the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque, Mosaic Museum, Hippodrome and the Basilica Cistern are located, the Big Bus tours leave from this square as well. The tram which runs past the square will take you to the piers for Ferry/Boat trips... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Where to start? On a positive note,the staff at the front desk and at the restaurant and the bar area were absolutely lovely.Very helpful. The food at the restaurant was OK and the bar area at the front of the hotel was nice with big sliding windows. The decor is tradional Turkish and was kept very clean. Breakfast was pretty... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We stayed in this hotel twice this month and both times did not disappointed us. It is as good and as accurate as most other tripadvisors had commented. We particular impressed with it location. It close to every attractions and Grand Bazaar. Tram is only 2 mintue away by walking. The staff also allowed us to store our luggage when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Amazing boutique hotel cafe bar and staff. Really enjoyed my stay here with my sister. The rooms were spacious clean and always maintained well. The food here was the best quality from what we had in Istanbul. It never lacked in flavour. In the cafe there was a live band which was very entertaining and the quality of the sheesha... More 

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johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is a mid-scale boutique hotel, but it is only the lobby and restaurant that has a boutique element to it. The lobby has a lovely Turkish feel to it and the restaurant has a beautiful glass section with huge sliding windowns that opens onto the street. The rooms however are very small and only has a tiny shower in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We stayed in Balin Hotel for one week and were very pleased with the quality of its services. the staff was kind and ready to help 24/24h which helped us enjoy our stay to the fullest. So thank you guys for making it an unforgettable experience for us, hopefully we meet soon again. P.S: the description we read before booking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My wife, son and I stayed three nights prior to boarding a cruise. The location is excellent and is walking distance to all major attractions in the old part of the city. Also only about two blocks to the tram system with great service from the airport or to the cruise terminal as well as around the city. Basically across... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We spend 2 weeks there, rooms are avarage size. Great location, receptionist Davoud is profissionalThe staff in restaurant downstairs were so friendly especially Kanan and Israfil, Tamer ....open buffet has a variety, fresh food. Wifi is great . Although the cleaning service is soooo slow, and always come in different times and sometimes they won't show up. Overall I would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great location located two blocks from grand bazar,and 10 mints walking from aya sofia and other historical area.,nice staff, rooms clean but small. Lcd Tv is too small ,and good pricing. Recomnded for famillies ans couples.

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