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Balin Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dibekli Camii Sk. No:10 | Beyazit, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
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Ranked #159 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bucharest, Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Balin Hotel is an excellent hotel if you want to visit the main monuments in the old city of Istambul. It has also a good restaurant where you can eat traditional Turkish food. Clean rooms and very helpful staff.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Outstanding service and hearty welcome by professional and hospitable staff! Nice range of Turkish appetizers (esp. cheese!) for breakfast. Service quality totally corresponds the price and even exceeds it.

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Rustenburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

A very good clean hotel, well managed. Staff is professional and very helpful. Assistance with transport to and from airport. Good breakfast served and would also recommend the restaurant, the Pallazo kebab served in spectacular manner and extremely tasty. Good location, near Grand Bazaar. Would stay there again. Appreciated the welcome letter as well as the goodbye note received from... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Recently stayed at the Balin for two nights on a busines trip. The hotel is a great value for the money and the staff was outstanding. From the greeting by Hasan (who came over to the parking garage to get our bags) the Bellman, to warm reception by Davut on the front desk, and the whole waitstaff in the resturant... More

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Lanaken, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Ideal location, very nice and warm environment. Excellent, attentive and friendly service. Very comfortable rooms with a bar and free Wi-Fi. Hot and Cold shower and a safe in the room. The hotel is modern but at the same time with a nice ottoman style look. I would definitively return.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

A perfect hotel to discover Istanbul. It's located on the European part of Istanbul and situated close to some spectacular sites, such as the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Aya Sofya. The rooms are luxurious and clean and provided us with everything we needed to relax! The personnel is very friendly. They informed us about the city in general... More

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My family and I randomly selected this hotel. We booked three rooms for four days. The customer service was outstanding and luckily they all smelled good and spoke English. They liked us so much that they lit fireworks for my husbands birthday and purchased a whole birthday cake for him. I still can't believe it that. Every night we hung... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

All good, free wifi, very attentive staff, hookah bar next. Easy walk to the bazaar. Only complaint is the rooms are super small as are the beds. I shared a twin bedded room and bed way too small for an adult but perfect for a child. I mean really small, but nice with exquisite tile work. Overall I give it... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Stayed on for a day exploring the city after a business trip. Balin was exactly what I was looking for. In particular all the staff made me feel very welcome. What's more the hospitality, was very natural, and not at all forced. The room was comfortable and the wifi worked well. They also sorted a private taxi at a good... More

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Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Stayed for 3 days, room was as described, very reasonable price, clean and comfortable. Staff were excellent in all regards, getting heating to work in the room or changing light bulb, was no problem and instantly attended to. Superb location, across the road from Grand Bazaar, other attractions of the area just down the street, had everything we needed. Will... More

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Address: Dibekli Camii Sk. No:10 | Beyazit, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #159 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Balin Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the historical Sultanahmet district, Hotel Balin offers soundproofed rooms with free Wi-Fi and city views. Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque are all 1 km away. The rooms of Hotel Balin are traditionally decorated with wallpapers, long curtains and patterned carpets. They all feature air conditioning, LCD TV and a minibar. In the mornings, open buffet breakfast is served at the dining room. Drinks are also available at the hotel bar. Balin Hotel is only a 5-minute walk from Sultanahmet Tram Station. Guests can also visit the Grand Bazaar just 1 minute from the hotel or the Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace 300-350 meters away. ... more   less 
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