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Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

#70 of 1,021 Hotels in Istanbul
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Ciragan Caddesi 32 | Besiktas, Istanbul 34349, Turkey
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is an old palace with a gorgeous view. The location is great since one is able to walk, around in the are; however, it is far from the main attractions such as the main Bazaar, and the Palaces. We had to change our room since the first one we had was very noisy. Although some of the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful place, the old palace is sumptuous, I think it's the most beautiful place to stay in Istanbul, along the Bosporus, great swimming pool with the perfect location too. The service also is perfect, breakfast amazing with a very large choice and really good food. The reasons why I don't give "excellent" is due to some "old" aspects of the... More 

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India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in this property for 2 nights and we had booked 3 rooms. We have requested for an early check in. However not only our request was not met we were made to wait till 3.30 pm when the check in time is 2 pm. For a hotel of this stature this is unacceptable. They were not even apologetic... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The highlight of this hotel is the gorgeous infinity pool that over looks the Bosphorus. This hotel has charm and vibrancy and is brilliantly located. On one side, it's a 5 minute walk from the Ortakoy area that is full of cafes and boutiques, and one the other, the Dolmabache Palace with its amazing history and crystal magnificence. Istanbul is... More 

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a hotel that has a nice outdoor area, like a really nice pool, then this is the right hotel for you. The hotel might be a little bit old, the price for food might be a little bit high, the rooms might be a little bit small. 1 of the 3 pools should be deeper,... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a Hotel with a nice ambience including the culturel and historical importance than this can be the hotel that you are looking for. This hotel is also selected for weddings by Turkish people but that can be a plus or minus regarding your interest for a local experience. It is also close to Taksim and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel last week for 3 nights in a Bosphorus view room. We were so excited as this was a real treat for us on the last few nights of our holiday. On all three evenings at this hotel, we were disturbed by the noise from weddings held in the hotel. On two of the evenings, there... More 

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CPKI, General Manager at Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Ciragan Guest, Thank you for posting your comment on TripAdvisor platform. I sincerely regret to hear that you had a personal noise complaint regarding a special event despite of no any other complaints received from none of our guests. Please again kindly be informed that we do follow the volume level legislations and the music for this kind of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, perfect service, good food, amazing view, the rooms are just a dream, the bed is like a cloud, the spa and massages and just amazing! Very historical place! Istanbul is just a piece of heaven, if you have been once, you will definitely try it hindered times more

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello, I was there for business purpose; there was no ironing board in the room; it took them 30 minutes (after sevaral calls at the reception) to bring a lousy ironing board, which they then took back at their own initiative while i was not in the room; when i asked for the second time for an ironing board, they... More 

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CPKI, General Manager at Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Ciragan Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review regarding your recent stay with us. I am sincerely very sorry for the delay in the delivery process of our ironing board to your room. We have also taken note of your constructive feedback as we value every single experience and opinion of our valuable guests.... More 

Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Favoured by weddings and events this hotel has a buzzing atmosphere upon arrival. I was worried at the check-in that there would be chaos but I was immediately taken to a comfortable lounge area to complete the formalities before being taken to my room. The rooms are traditional and it is well worth upgrading to the rooms with the full... More 

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Staying in Besiktas

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Besiktas
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighborhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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