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BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #220 of 901 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charleston, West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were part of a group staying pre cruise. The location is super for walking to everything and the view is wonderful. We ate at the buffet breakfast which had everything and the outside patio and enjoyed both locations. We were on the 3rd floor and there appeared to be a shortage of help so we had to carry our... More

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is awesome .. all the staff very friendly and helpful. i and my family every years come to Istanbul stay in citadel hotel. the room and Restaurant is on the Marmara view>>>> Top staff and friendly, help full, we are so happy stay in this hotel. we are thank you for every thing spacial in Reception MESUT KIRAZ... More

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “BEST WESTERN PLUS THE PRESIDENT”. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and would be very pleased to welcome you again, next time you visit Istanbul Best regards Aytekin... More

keswick
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Istanbul overnight between flights - Hotel is on the water, close to key attractions (others have posted the details). Our standard room was outfitted beautifully with modern finishing's and the bathroom was brand new with high end fixtures. It wasn't very large but we weren't there for very long. We faced the city which was quiet as I opened the... More

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a feedback after your stay in our Hotel . We are happy to read, that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel, especially the excellent accommodation and our friendly staff. We sincerely like to apologize for the any problems during your stay. We hope to welcome you soon again in... More

Reykjavik, Iceland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a great base for sightseeing 10-15mins walk from mosques and the palace. All the staff very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was excellent and we sat in the open overlooking the sea. A very busy road at the front,but with plenty of lights to cross at,and the room had good double glazing so was quiet.

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Dear Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are forever grateful that you shared your ideas with us and other travelers. Our aim is just to make satisfy our guest to have a memorable and pleasant... More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It helped my awesome start for travel in Istanbul. People worked in there always say 'Hello' with smile, and supported me how to do in the place. I and my family enjoyed their break fast and view from the terrace. Not too far from Blue Mosque or Aya sofya as well, which was really convenient location.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a feedback after your stay in our Hotel . We are happy to read, that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel, especially the excellent accommodation and our friendly staff. We sincerely like to apologize for the any problems during your stay. We hope to welcome you soon again in... More

New Braunfels, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had twenty-seven hours between flights, and used the Citadel as our overnight base. It is an easy (but uphill walk) to Hagia Sofia (about ten minutes at the most). It is distant from the airport, but easily reached by cab (as the hotel is situated on the main route to/from the airport). Our view across the sea was beautiful.... More

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are forever grateful that you shared your ideas with us and other travelers. Our aim is just to make satisfy our guest to have a memorable and pleasant... More

Glen Allen, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We always have a great stay in this hotel . Walking distance for all sightseeing , great location ,very friendly employees ,great breakfast ,comfortable and clean rooms . Book it you won't be disappointed .

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are forever grateful that you shared your ideas with us and other travelers. Our aim is just to make satisfy our guest to have a memorable and pleasant... More

Chennai
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78 reviews 78 reviews
56 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Walking distance from Sultanahmet and tram stations, the hotel offers a great value for money. Very safe to walk back to to the hotel late in the night from any of those attractions in the blue mosque area. Choose the room facing the ocean, if available. The room size is quite small , compared to what you get in US/North... More

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are forever grateful that you shared your ideas with us and other travelers. Our aim is just to make satisfy our guest to have a memorable and pleasant... More

Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This hotel was perfect for our first visit to Istanbul. The staff were helpful, the hotel clean and comfortable, breakfasts good, and having a sea view room was a bonus. As we walked up towards Topkapi Palace on the day we arrived, we saw dolphins in the sea. Although there was some noise from traffic at some times of the... More

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honored to welcome you to “ BEST WESTERN PLUS THE PRESIDENT HOTEL”. I would like to say that our highest priority is to provide you with a memorable and pleasant experience each time you stay in our... More

Dammam, Saudi Arabia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

i stay 5 nights the AC was not working we asked to fix it but there is no replay the location was good near to blue mosque and aya sofia the break fast not change all the 5 days the worker in the hotel they are friendely and the helps in for disciver the city

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a feedback after your stay in our Hotel . We are happy to read, that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel, especially the excellent accommodation and our friendly staff. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important... More

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Address: Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style
#74 Family Hotel in Istanbul #110 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul #133 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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