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BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32 | Ahirkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #195 of 915 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is just off Sultanahmet area where all the histrorical sights are. We were 3 girls travelling to Istanbul for the first time and the staff was extremely helpful, they booked all our tours and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. Breakfast was healthy and great. Room was on the small side but I would... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sea view lovely. Staff excellent and English speaking. Helpful for a middle of the night small pharmacy trip. Surprisingly very quiet considering its closeness to some of the smaller shops and blue mosque. Excellent food for picky eaters. Good prices for dinner and drinks. Not one negative thing I can say on our three night stay. I do know for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First stayed two nights in a very small room overlooking the street with a view of the Blue Mosque. Came back a few days later to stay three days with a view of the Marmara Sea in a slightly larger room. The breakfast every day was phenomenal with fresh fruits and veggies, numerous cheeses, large variety of breads, four kinds... 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 “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL 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 hotel. We will... More

Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is fantastic with sea view and very near from sultan ahmet They care about the guests and breakfast was fantastic, we enjoyed the stay there. Infront of the hotel there is a sea cruise between asia and europe

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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

Seoul, South Korea
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to recommend this hotel to the travelers who want to stay comfortable room with the sea view. Actually, almost of the service and room conditions are perfect. Breakfast was good, view is perfect (I stayed on 3rd floor - top of this building). But, I had a problem for the payment. I booked this hotel through booking.com. When... More

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

Dear Guest Thank you for writting your ideas and experiences regarding your recent stay at our property. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize 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 ensure we offer a better experience for... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Across from the beautiful Sea of Marmara at the southern opening to the Strait of Bosphorus, this hotel is a charming place with clean, fresh, and up-to-date rooms. The patio of the hotel, nestled into the old city wall, overlooks the sparkling water and serves as outdoor seating for the restaurant and cafe--could it get more romantic? Next time I... More

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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 PLUS THE PRESIDENT”. 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 hotel. We will... More

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 1 night, pre-cruise. Our room was on the first floor with a balcony - what a lovely view. When we arrived, we walked out front at the Marmara Sea while waiting for the rest of our party. We had dinner on the patio that night and breakfast the following morning. We did have a 1/2 day tour... 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

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stead here with my teenage daughter for a week in July 2014. The staff were extremely courteous and helpful. The breakfast was excellent and plentiful. The situation was fantastic for exploring. I would definitely go back here again and recommend it to friends and family

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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

Grimstad, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this nice hotel for one week in July 2014! I would highly recommended this hotel for mature couples and families. I liked: - Marmara sea view both from the room and the balcony (not all rooms have balcony though) - Location: Around ten minutes walking to the sultanahmet area. - Comfort and cleanliness of the room -... 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

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed recently (July 2014) at this wonderful hotel! Highly recommended once you decide to travel to Istanbul-- the hotel is facing Marmara Sea. A great, helpful and amazing staff! The breakfast is great. Location is helpful, only 10 minutes walking to sultanahmet area where you can take the metro to all locations.

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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

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Address: Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32 | Ahirkapi, 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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