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BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel

Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32 | Ahirkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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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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Manchester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect location overlooking Marmara Sea, rooms a little on the small side but perfectly adequate, and spotlessly clean, lovely breakfast which you can eat outside on terrace overlooking Maramara Sea. Great location away from hustle & Bustle of centre, but only 5 min walk to Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace in Sultanahmet, minutes away from dozens of great restaurants, expect... 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location, near the historic area and easy for the taksi, 5 min to sultanahmet tram Hotel is very clean, room are very small but well furnished, breakfast is very good Nothing beats marmara sea view

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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 “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. 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 

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

Hi my husband and I visted Istanbul on the 1st of may and booked the romance package.We received excellent service hotel was there to pick us up and well organised bosphorous cruise.Very clean hotel well located near the sea and blue mosque.It was memorable stay.Managment was always helpful.

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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 

Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a super hotel in an excellent location. Walk across the historic district and the bazaars are also available. You do not have any means of public transport and taxi. Wonderful view the Sea of Marmara. The rooms are nice. The staff is friendly and helpful. I loved it!!!

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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 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel last week and would definitely return. The location is perfect for exploring the main cultural sites of the city which are a 10 minute walk away. The hotel is really comfortable (there are tea and coffee making facilities in the room which I really like) and the staff are extremely helpful. It has has a... 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 “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. 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 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night post cruise at the end of April 2015, we chose the hotel for it's location but the service blew us away. I had requested an early check in but arrived even earlier than anticipated this was no problem and we were soon in our room with a balcony overlooking the sea. Everything was super clean and... 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 “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. 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 

Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in this hotel for 3 days (26-29 apr 2015). We enjoyed our stay here. The hotel location is very nice, facing the Marmara sea. The staff is friendly n the breakfast is nice. We reserved a room with sea view and they gave us a very strategic room, located in the corner. They provided a... 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 “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. 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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is very well located, a few minutes walking from The main attractions as Haja Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The breakfast offers many options.

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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 “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. 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 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I have no hesitation in recommending the best western citadel , it's convenient for all the main attractions. And only 2 bus stops from the ferry port should you wish to hàve a cruise , Staff are extremely helpful and go out of their way to make sure your stay is trouble free And are willing to help you plan... 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 PLUS THE PRESIDENT”. 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... More 

Chicago, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Overall good hotel. Staff was very helpful and room very comfortable. Hotel is modern but preserves the traditional architecture of Istambul. The location is very strategic as it is within walking distance to the main tourist attraction of the old city. Front view to the sea in beautiful and you may see dolphins in the morning. Good place for families

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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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