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The Magnaura Palace

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Dalbasti Sok No 13/1 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a gem, located just near the Blue Mosque with a lovely roof top balcony overlooking the Bospherous. Mehmet and his team could not do enough to help our party of 8, and booked restaurants, gave us sightseeing tips and generally were charming, helpful and genuine. I would recommend this hotel and would certainly return. Do need to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My father and I stayed here for a week; absolutely amazing location right near the Blue Mosque, etc. Staff were extremely helpful at all times, full of advice and tips. Amazing view from the breakfast area each morning, and lots of choice of food to eat. Room was quite small but very clean, neat and modern and couldn't ask for... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before we had even arrived Mahmet and his team impressed us with excellent communication and detail. This hotel is a gem. It is next to all the main sights, the tram to cross the river, and just short walk to the Grand Bazaar. The view from the terrace is wonderful. Around the corner is a street of excellent restaurants, interesting... More 

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New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second time staying here and it is unbeatable !! The owner Mehmet, concierges Arben and Dogus will welcome you with open arms. They are the friendliest and they will make you feel right at home. The location is terrific,close to everything. The breakfast served on the roof top is delicious ,healthy and you will have plenty of... More 

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Magnaura P, Owner at The Magnaura Palace, responded to this review

Dear NewYorkRuta, Dear Ruta thank you so much for your warm comments and for choosing our hotel to stay for your second visit to here as well.It's very good reading from you.We enjoyed meeting you every day and talks with you. We look forward to your next trip to here. Best Wishes, Mehmet Ataş More 

London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My boyfriend and I had an absolutely wonderful stay in this lovely hotel. We were accommodated very last minute because we had to change hastily from a noisy hostel and received a very warm welcome upon arrival by the friendly staff. Although we arrived before the proper check in time, they let us check in anyway as the room was... More 

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Magnaura P, Owner at The Magnaura Palace, responded to this review

Dear RosannaHMY, We thank you so much for deciding to stay in our hotel during your visit in Istanbul.We appreciate your good comments about our property. We hope to meet you again. Best Regards, Mehmet Ataş More 

Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The location is the best above all The stuff is very kind with warm hospitality The view from the top terrace is splendid. The Sea of Marmara and city view are panoramas. The breakfast is healty, fresh and good quality The room is quiet and clean There are many restaurants, bazaar and music live-cafe nearby Very convenient place to explore... More 

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Magnaura P, Owner at The Magnaura Palace, responded to this review

Dear happyandhappy We thank you very much for taking your time joining to this survey. We appreciate your support on introducing our hotel to other people. Looking forward to meeting you here again. Best Regards, Mehmet Ataş More 

Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The hotel staff were excellent in all regards. We were made to feel very welcome every day. The location is perfect to access major Istanbul attractions by foot with lots of restaurants nearby. We were given the best room room in the hotel with views over the Bosphorus and part of the old town. This is a great little boutique... More 

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Magnaura P, Owner at The Magnaura Palace, responded to this review

Dear Greg N, Dear our guest thank you so much for your delightful review.Experiences you have here are very important to us because it showes us our succes on our job and of course helps other people to decide on staying here with us. Looking forward to welcoming you here again. Best Regards, Mehmet Ataş More 

Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The hotel staff was very accommodating and helpful. The front desk provided a great introduction upon our check-in and answered many questions throughout the duration of our stay. The hotel is conveniently located within walking distance to many attractions including the Sultan Ahmet (Blue Mosque), Hagia Sophia museum, Basilica cistern and the Grand Bazaar. It is also located next to... More 

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Magnaura P, Owner at The Magnaura Palace, responded to this review

Dear Hermy70, Dear our guest thank you very much for your participation to this survey and for expressing your feelings,your comments are very important and valuable to us. Best Wishes, Mehmet Ataş More 

Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After researching for days and narrowing down hotels for a good experience, We finally decided to stay at Magnaura Palace for two days during a stopover. The hotel is literally 2-5 mins walk from the main attractions like the blue mosque, Hagia Sophia etc. The tram is pretty close by if your looking to go to Taksim or explore the... More 

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Magnaura P, Owner at The Magnaura Palace, responded to this review

Dear neha_mirza, Dear our guest we thank you for taking your time to write a review for us. Looking forward of meeting you again,stay well. Best Wishes, Mehmet Ataş More 

Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Every staff person treated us as family! The owner never failed to assist us when asked or not asked. Hey, when was the last time a hotel owner gave you roses when he learned it was your birthday? It's true, he did. We felt like royals at the MAGNAURA PALACE.

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Magnaura P, Sahibi at The Magnaura Palace, responded to this review

Dear Stan C, Dear our Guest we thank you so much for your kind comment about us. We look forward to meet you again. Warm Regards, Mehmet Ataş More 

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