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Orient Express Hotel

#57 of 1,021 Hotels in Istanbul
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3.0 of 5
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Hudavendigar Caddesi no 24, Sirkeci, Fatih,, Istanbul 34120, Turkey
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To be completely frank, this is my favorite hotel in the world. It has what is, in my opinion, the greatest breakfast on the planet (which I'm sure you've read about in other reviews). The location in Sirkeci is perfect, near so many of the sites you probably came to Istanbul to see: The Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very kind people, extremely clean and in a strategic location for visiting the city-center. The swimming pool is definitely a plus, and the relation price/quality is one of the most valuable things of this veri cozy place.

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Orient E, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Orient Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jacopo, we are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your vacation with us in the heart of Istanbul. We were very glad to have you here with us. We always try our best to provide the kind of service that would make our guests feel cosy and like at home like. Your nice words mean very much... More 

Rockdale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed in July prior to joining our ship. Perfectly convenient, an indoor pool, rooftop restaurant, impeccable staff and service, truly lovely people in restaurant, breakfast room and hotel. Would stay again if we ever return to Istanbul. Really felt at home here.

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Orient E, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Orient Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerry May, we are very greatfull for all your nice words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and our service. It was a joy to have you at our hotel and we would be happy to welcome you again. All the best regards Egle More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At Orient Express we have stayed for three days. We've seen very helpful staff, very clean rooms which has clened every day and amazing restaurants. Wagon bar is situated on the first floor, we were amazed by creative design, bar looks like a wagon from famous Agatha Christie's novel ... very prettily. Restaurant is situated on the roof, from that... More 

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Orient E, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Orient Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sergey, thank you for all your nice words and finding time to share your experience. Your compliments will be passed on to all our staff. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us and also our Imbat terrace restaurant. And it is true, our Vagon Bar was designed to have the ambiance of the trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location to explore the many historical treasures in Istanbul. Very helpful staff and Managment team. Clean and comfortable, with a nice breakfast offering. Don't hesitate to ask for tourist advise and information from the knowledgeable travel team, who can arrange bookings and trips.

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Orient E, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Orient Express Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eric, we are very glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us and Istanbul with all its historical and cultural treasures. We are truly lucky to be in this amazing location, where we may reach TOP 5 of Istanbul and more on foot. For this reason planning your sightseeing on the spot is really easy and our staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here four years ago and when some friends wanted come to Istanbul with us for a big birthday celebration there was no other place to stay. When we arrived the two receptionists on duty greeted us like old friends which made us feel special. It's all been said before but everything is top notch, roof top restaurant is fab,... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

everything was perfect. . The hotel is located near to historical places. Everything is in walking distance .the breakfast was good. wifi worked well .I hope to come back to this hotel soonestly......

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were great and very accommodating. The location is very close to the major historical attractions and very convenient to the tram system, which once you get used to the payment system works very well. The Imbat in hotel restaurant provided good food at reasonable prices and the service was superb! The view from my room was not great,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in walking distance from must-see landmarks in Istanbul. The tram stop is also a minute away. Very kind staff and the hotel is very clean. This is a gem in Istanbul. No complaint what so ever.

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

This hotel was brilliantly themed, loved the decoration. The restaurant served the best Turkish food I had in Istanbul. The view from the roof-top terrace overlooks the Danube and it is simply stunning. The rooms were perfectly clean and fairly spacious. The staff were all very helpful and friendly. A great experience!

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