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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 #214 of 912 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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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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

Charleston, West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 5 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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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

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

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

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Address: Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32 | Ahirkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel 4*
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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
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#64 Family Hotel in Istanbul #111 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul #127 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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