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BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa

Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Yusuf Askin Sok. No: 28 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel as written in many reviews is quite an ideally situated hotel in the near the centre of Istanbul. It is only a 5 min walk to blue mosque and the Sultanahmet and Topkapi Musemus. It is about a 10 min walk to the Grand Bazar and unless have joint problems you will not even know and you will... More 

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New Delhi, India
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62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

few things to consider, the hotel is centralized temperature controlled, hence be prepared to have a very warm room; close to the mosque, so the noise/sound (whichever way you think of it) from the mosque. small bathrooms, might be of discomfort for tall people Else I found this to be a comfortable place to stay, good breakfast they even served... More 

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TheSimurg, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, Thank you very much, we were very glad to see your kind,possitive comment that we were able to meet your expectations during your stay in istanbul. We are trying our best to improve our service to make our guest's accommodations a superior experience. Again,thank you for taking time to write a review, We hope we will have... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The hotel is unusual in its shape, being almost triangular. The furnishings are ornate in (I guess) a Turkish style. Our standard room (room 101!) was on the small side for the two of us, but had a view over to the Bosphorus (if you ignored the school in the foreground). Breakfast was quite adequate with a good selection -... More 

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TheSimurg, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this review on tripadvisor and we are abslouletly glad to see your kind,possitive and very honest comment that we were able to meet your expectations during your stay in istanbul.We will be more than happy to welcome you again.we hope.. Certainly we are trying our best to improve our... More 

Walsall, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Good quality building and facilities in general. Room was smallish, but OK. Picture eludes to more space and grandeur than it actually is, but not so much that you would feel misled. Spa area good, with steam room, sauna and hammam (FOC to guests). Excellent masseuse at reasonable fee. Main problem was that 4 out 5 taxi drivers we used... More 

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TheSimurg, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this review on tripadvisor and we are abslouletly glad to see your kind,possitive and very honest comment that we were able to meet your expectations during your stay in istanbul.We will be more than happy to welcome you again.we hope.. Certainly we are trying our best to improve our... More 

Lurgan, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here. Hotel was very clean and beautifully decorated plus it was centrally located . Our room was a little small and we asked to be moved which wasn't a problem at all. Breakfast was good, plenty of choice. Would definitely recommend... :-)

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TheSimurg, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this review on tripadvisor and we are abslouletly glad to see your kind,possitive and very honest comment that we were able to meet your expectations during your stay in istanbul.We will be more than happy to welcome you again.we hope.. Certainly we are trying our best to improve our... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

We spent 4 days at the hotel and from the day of our arrival we were throughly disappointed. Arriving in the evening we decided to have a quick word at reception to talk through our plan for the week. The guy seemed uninterested, gave us no advice and just seemed as though we were bothering him so we decided to... More 

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TheSimurg, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest , Thank you for taking the time to post this review on tripadvisor. We responce your feeling and experiences this letter. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologise for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Breakfast is good. Choice of Turkish and hot cooked breakfast. Location is nice and only 5-10mins from Blue mosque but walk is all up steep hills. Hotel has good wifi also. Has an excellent steam sauna and pool to use free of charge which is a bonus.

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TheSimurg, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this review on tripadvisor and we are abslouletly glad to see your kind,possitive and very honest comment that we were able to meet your expectations during your stay in istanbul.We will be more than happy to welcome you again.. Certainly we are trying our best to improve our service... More 

Tehran, Iran
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Location was in Sultanahmet area, near sightseeing such as blue masque, Toupcapi palace, Basilica cistern etc.in addition the Sultanahmet metro station was 10 min on feet. Its staff was so nice and friendly, if you have any question they will give you the best answer. you will not have a good view from your room

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TheSimurg, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this review on tripadvisor and we are abslouletly glad to see your kind,possitive and very honest comment that we were able to meet your expectations during your stay in istanbul.We will be more than happy to welcome you again.. Certainly we are trying our best to improve our service... More 

Redmond, Washington
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38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We had 3 couples in our party and stayed 3 nights pre-cruise. Manager Mr. Ulu was wonderful in making our hotel and airport transfer arrangements (free transfer for 3 night night stay) and in spite of the huge crowd and scores of people looking for their drivers, we were taken to our hotel with a refreshing cold towel and drink... More 

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TheSimurg, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this review on tripadvisor and we were abslouletly glad to read your kind,possitive and very honest comment,that we were able to meet your expectations during your stay in istanbul.We will be more than happy to welcome you again. We are traying to improve our service to make our guest's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Adequate accommodations, but room was very small. Did not think to ask for upgrade. We were on 2nd floor with view of Marmara Sea. Historical sights in comfortable walking distance. We took advantage of Turkish bath with massage and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Eleanora was fabulous. After a very long day of sightseeing it was exactly what we needed.

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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