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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 #175 of 928 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just completed a stay in Istanbul and spent 3 nights at this hotel. Very conveniently located in the historical Sultanahmet part of Istanbul. Most of the attractions are walkable distance from this hotel. Most stand-out for this hotel is the very friendly and helpful staff right from the time of check-in and throughout our stay. No elevators, but the staff... 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

Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did an overnight here on the way to Japan. Hotel is in an excellent location, within walking distance of all the main tourist sites. The dinning area was beautiful with great views of the sea. The staff were nice. I would happily stay her again.

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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 1 week ago

Very good location on the seafront. Can have nice walks or jogs along the sea. Walking distance to all monuments,eating areas and touristic shopping. Neat and clean rooms though the one we had was a bit small but had excellent view of the sea. Hotel staff speaks English and is extremely friendly, helpful and accommodating. Reasonably good breakfast and restaurant.... 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

Johannesburg, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located along sea shore, great views.Hotel is very clean, staff extremely pleasant, helpful & very polite. Food at the hotel is great. Overall experience excellent & highly recommended. Short walking distance to: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace,Basilica Cistern. About 15 mins walk to Grand Bazaar & Egyptian Spice Market. Booked all our tours at the hotel.

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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

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel,staff were great friendly and helpful. Food was good and the hotel is in a great location with beautiful views of the river. Our room was a little small the bed wasn't great but the hotel was immaculately clean and we had a really good time. We received great customer service and would definitely stay there again.

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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 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is very good,i was very comfortable and enjoy,food was delicious and they are very interested in us.if i come any more,iwould stay this hotel again,thank you so much for every thing.hotel was very clean,price is not expensive.

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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

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a pleasant stay at this hotel which is situated parallel to the Bosphorus. The reception staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel is well situated close to the historic monuments such as blue mosque, agyasofia, top kapi so on so forth. A walk to these monuments was approx a 1000mtrs. The hotel rooms are a bit compact... 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although we started rocky as they rushed a few of us on our first morning breakfast to finish eating fast, we had a great experience. Close to the Blue Mosque and everything around it, we felt it was convenient. Rooms were great and the view fantastic. A pleasure to wake up to the Sea of Marmara every day. A little... 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

potomac
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A great hotel in a very convenient part of Istanbul. The rooms were very clean with complimentary toiletries.. I especially appreciated the large bottle of water in the room and little things like a few candy on my pillow at night. The location was near all the tourist attractions. The hotel was in a very safe area and many restaurants... 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

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I stayed at Citadel with my mum for four nights in the period between 1 & 5 September. When we arrived I asked for a sea view room and got accommodated immediately. Room 202 was a cosy twin bed room with a lookout onto Kennedy Street and the Bosphorus. We were waking up to a beautiful sunrise every morning. The... 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

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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*
Number of rooms: 31
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