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Galata Palace Hotel

Kemankes Mah.Gumruk Sok.No:7 Karakoy-Beyoglu, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Ranked #247 of 789 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for everything .It was the first time I came to Istanbul .I feel like in my house in this egzotic place . Breakfast was delicious also .Karakoy is a place must be seen in Istanbul. I Like Galata very much. I can live in Istanbul easily.

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Moscow, Russia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It's hard to find at first time. Very close to Galata tower and bridge - plus. Silent at night, noise at early mornings. Staff hardly speaks English but very nice and friendly. good cost/quality ratio.

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The staff were helpful and welcoming when we arrived but the room smelled damp and musty and was rather warm. There did not seem to be any climate adjustment and the only window opened onto an internal atrium which carried the noise up from the bar/reception area and was quite loud. The dampness appeared to be due to a leaking... More

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Disaster hotel i have ever experienced. Reception and manager dont know english and any foreign languages. theres no management in hotel. its also like dormitory. Tasks are unknown. everybody try to complicated different type. for ex. receptionist try to wash dishes clean toilet. manager swear and smoke in lobby.

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144 reviews 144 reviews
53 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We ware with a group of 32 persons and had the bad luck of having one of the smallest rooms (istanbul room on 4th floor). the curtains let the light throurgh, so you got awake very early morning, my hairdryer did not work and was not repaired for three days although I asked every day. also the bath room was... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We didnt planned to stay in this hotel originally but we found it by chance while a walk and went inside to check if they have anything free. The staff was friendly, they showed us a free room, which was big, clean and comfortable so we booked it for two nights. The hotel is in a side streed right next... More

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Amman, Jordan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

its not nice no swimming pool nothing the breakfast not Delicious don't go there ever

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

I don't know how somebody can say that this place is recently renovated. The carpets are terrible, dirty and the bathrooms were not clean . It was supposed to be a smoke free hotel but our experience was the opposite. Location was fine but to top it all off the manager Esa processed the credit card twice and when we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012 via mobile

It's wonderful hotel, very comfortable and clean Very nice for relaxing and the best things at hotel it's near from the sea and tram and many beautiful places Thanks for mr.Esa (General manger) at hotel, he is a helpful man

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97 reviews 97 reviews
40 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

We spent a lovely vacation in Istanbul staying at the Galata Palace. First the position: the hotel is strategically situated at only 100 mt from the tramway stop of Karakoy and the pier of the boats to the asiatic side and the Galata bridge as well.The Hotel is new, has opened only 3 months ago. Our room was big ,... More

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Address: Kemankes Mah.Gumruk Sok.No:7 Karakoy-Beyoglu, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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