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Hotel Ilkay

#175 of 977 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Hudavendigar Street No: 44-46 | Eminonu, Istanbul 34210 , Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Oakland, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Hotel is clean, a good breakfast, very helpful and friendly staff. The beds were also comfortable. You can find everything you need, there are a lot of gift shops around the hotel. I will definitely recommend this hotel.

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Antakya, Turkey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with a friend of mine to spend a few days in Istanbul. Ilkay was a perfect choice for us due to their location we had the chance to see a lot. They are located in the middle of the historical places, these are all on walking distance. You can eat various food and visit at the same time... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel we had booked simply canceled our reservation right before we arrived (!!!). Thus, stranded in Istanbul on Easter, with no hotel to spend the night, we entered Ilkay and asked whether they had available rooms (after having tried two other hotels). The staff was most helpful and offered us a good solution. They even did not tried to... More 

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Faruk_Boyaci, Owner at Hotel Ilkay, responded to this review

M Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your time to review our hotel We are happy to hear that you had a nice stay. Thank you for choosing us , we look forward to welcoming you back next time! Best Wishes from Ilkay Hotel Family, Faruk Boyacı More 

Tirana, Albania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I presume that when you book a hotel for your 3-4 day visit in a city, you would expect it to be in a perfect location, clean, good food, cheap, great staff and very helpful. When we were offered a free taxi transport from airport to the hotel and due to some accident we lost it, they were so kind... More 

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Faruk_Boyaci, Owner at Hotel Ilkay, responded to this review

Dear Jonida, Thank you very much for staying at Ilkay Hotel. It makes me very happy to read that my entire team was able to facilitate a pleasant stay for you and your dear family. Now that you have experienced the beauty of our city and enjoyed our services, we do hope to see you back at Ilkay Hotel Please... More 

Kazan, Russia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Very good hotel at such a comfortable price. The location is excellent, it stands near the most important sights - Hagia Sophia, The Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque. Friendly and helpful staff. Rooms are small, but it’s typical of this part of the city. Tea, coffee and a kettle in a room. Very good hotel in the center of... More 

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Faruk_Boyaci, Owner at Hotel Ilkay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your reviews with us regarding your stay. We are great to know You have enjoyed your stay at Ilkay Hotel. Hopefully we will be able to host you again on your upcoming trips to Istanbul. Faruk Boyacı More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

No hotel in sirkeci has a great view out of there windows. considering rating this hotel without regarding the fact is very...unfitting. Nice rooms, nice bathrooms. Though, you're gonna want to use your own shampoo.

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Faruk_Boyaci, Owner at Hotel Ilkay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your reviews with us regarding your stay. We are great to know You have enjoyed your stay at Ilkay Hotel. Hopefully we will be able to host you again on your upcoming trips to Istanbul. Faruk Boyacı More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We booked at Hotel Ilkay from 25 Dec - 02 Jan, 2015. We arrived at the hotel at 9:30am, 4hours earlier than scheduled check-in. The manager has offered us breakfast and allowed us to rest in our room. I highly recommend Hotel Ilkay it is nearby tourist spot and sorrounded by restaurants.

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Faruk_Boyaci, Owner at Hotel Ilkay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your time to review our hotel We are happy to hear that you had a nice stay. Thank you for choosing us , we look forward to welcoming you back next time! Best Wishes from Ilkay Hotel Family, Faruk Boyacı More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My second trip to the best city in the world ISTANBUL and my second staying in Ilkay. Everything was great as I want starting reservation, taxi, perfect staff, good and clean room, good breakfast and finally the special location! If you really want to live Istanbul go to the old city! and yes Ilkay is Highly recommended. Thank you again... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your reviews with us regarding your stay. We are great to know that you have enjoyed your stay at Ilkay Hotel. Hopefully we will be able to host you again on your upcoming trips to Istanbul. Faruk Boyacı More 

Brisbane, Aus
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Stayed here for a total of nine nights in April/May 2014. Staff were excellent and rooms were very comfortable. Very well located close to main Istanbul attractions and surrounded by restaurants. Hotel arranged airport transfers were great too.

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Faruk_Boyaci, Owner at Hotel Ilkay, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your time to review our hotel We are happy to hear that you had a nice stay. Thank you for choosing us , we look forward to welcoming you back next time! Best Wishes from Ilkay Hotel Family, Faruk Boyacı More 

Tehran, Iran
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

As it was my 5th time i and my friend stayed at ilkay ,here i have nothing to say about all nice impressive things ,you can read my previous comments but i would like to thank houskeeping dept here ,always they guarantee the cleanliness of Ilkay ,in addition i am grateful of receptionist ,Mr.Fatih who always welcome all guests in... More 

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