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Galata La Bella Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Arapcamii Mah.Erguvan Sok. No:1 | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34421, Turkey
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Ranked #236 of 916 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Western Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here two days in August 2014 on the recommendation of our travel agent. It is a boutique hotel in the Galata Area of Istanbul. As a small hotel you become a recognised person and get acknowledged by name. This a a basic three star (by Oz Standards) which means the rooms and facilities are basic but comfortable.- which... More

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Alexandria, Egypt
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

+ The hotel is extremely close to Tram line T1 & also close to Tunel. + The hotel overlooks galata bridge. + A great breakfast with a good variety. + Very clean, comfortable, fresh rooms. + Nice helpful staff. - Maybe a little difficult to find at first (if you're on your own from the airport).

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Bucharest, Romania
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23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is excellent located in the city centre of Istanbul. 3mins walk to Galata Bridge and Karakoy peer (6lira to Kadikoy - Asian side of Istanbul). 10m away from the hotel towards the Tersane Caddesi on the left hand-side is the funicular Tunnel. You can reach T1 tram from Galata Bridge, which takes you quickly to Kabatas (from there... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is perfectly situated for all the top attractions of Istanbul. Don't be put off by the road outside. It has all been dug up and you do rather wonder where you have come to! Once inside the welcome was warm. The rooms we had were very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was of high quality, and plenty of choice... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited in July of 2014. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful and upgraded our room to give us a view of both the water and the old city. Very close to public transportation and also within walking distance to sites such as Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Room was clean and air conditioning worked very well. Bathroom was large and... More

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Athens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, very clean hotel. The best location that u can get 5minutes ti istiklal station and 1 minute to the bridge karakoy-eminonu. I absolutely recommend it to all. Wifi worked just fine. Breakfast a bit poor but ok.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed here in May 2014 for 3 nights while exploring Istanbul for the first time. This was a great location to either walk or take public transportation to both the historic sites and the restaurant/bat district. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the roof deck was gorgeous. The music on the roof deck on Saturday night was amplified... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Good location between the old and takssem Istanbul Little bit poor and unclean neighborhood. Great service and breakfast Very nice view from the restaurant on the roof Didn't like the idea that the breakfast is near the reception and not in the hotel restaurant on the roof

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is the second time that I visited and stayed in the hotel. The first time was in 2012 at that time it was the best hotel I ever saw, very cozy and clean very clean, this time I was surprised it is not the same. Well it s still nice and very very close to all the major spots... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

stayed here for a night while transiting between two cities. location isn't that great as its in a narrow street but close to the landmark Galata tower. Value for money as the service quality is great. Breakfast spread was average. Overall 4/5

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Address: Arapcamii Mah.Erguvan Sok. No:1 | Beyoglu, Istanbul 34421, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:4 star — Galata La Bella Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
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#139 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul #217 Family Hotel in Istanbul #217 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul #218 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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Centrally located in the heart of Istanbul, Galata La Bella Hotel offers deluxe accommodation , the best hospitality and ideal starting for your fascinating explore to Istanbul. Galata La Bella Hotel with the best location offers absolutely stunning view of The Old city and Golden Horn, within walking distance to many attractions including Karaköy Tunnel which is the 2nd oldest metro tunnel of the world, Galata tower, Taksim Square and historical city center Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapı Palace, Basilica Cistern or Grand Bazaar ... more   less 
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