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Hotel Ilkay

#187 of 996 Hotels in Istanbul
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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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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Older hotel in a very good location, right on the transit line. Easy to find, near the Blue Mosque. Clean, comfortable, small room at a good value. Great shower. Very good Turkish continental breakfast! Unfortunately we never checked out the roof terrace.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my second visit to Hotel Ilkay and again the service and standard of rooms cannot be faulted.The staff are helpful and friendly and the hotel offers excellent value.Rooms are cleaned to a high standard with clean towels every day and it is good to have tea and coffee making facilities in the bedroom .There was always plenty of... More 

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Straubing, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms, service and breakfast are very good. The staff very friendly and not to forget the fantastic location in the heart of the old town. I love ILLKAY hotel and I say thank you for your help. We will meet again. FX Mittermeier

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Cannes, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Istanbul for couple of days and this hotel was very nice and clean. This Hotel are in the heart of Istanbul and close to the very importants museums, mosquee and lots of important places ! The staff was also helpful for many request, they gave us a breakfast before our shuttle to come back to the Airport... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't have asked for a better stay because the hospitality was 5 stars. Yunus was very helpful for picking restaurants and directions for all tourist locations. It was nice to be in a central area to walk everywhere. If I come back to Istanbul I will stay here again.

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Faruk_Boyaci, Owner at Hotel Ilkay, responded to this review

My Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying at Ilkay Hotel on your first trip to Istanbul waiting for so long on your bucket list! 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... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Short walk from anything that's worth seeing. Bars/restaurants everywhere. Across the street from a closet sized market that stays open late. Laundry across the street as well. Great price! Staying here again next Istanbul trip for sure!

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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 

Southampton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with a group from Ramblers U.K on a cultural city break. This hotel is minutes walking to tram stops and the Blue mosque aya Sophia and Tokapi palace, in fact an ideal location for our trip We found the hotel very clean and although slightly small the bedrooms were clean with hot water , toiletries and clean... More 

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Faruk_Boyaci, Owner at Hotel Ilkay, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments. Your positive feedbacks are now what make Ilkay Family happier! Hope We will get the chance to host you again. Ilkay Family sends you Best wishes.. Faruk Boyacı More 

Yuzhne, Ukraine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the 1st time in Istanbul for my family. We are very greatful for all people who work here. They are always ready to help you. Good breakfast with variety of dishes. Every morning you could find something new. 2 minuntes to Sultanahmet tram station, 4 minutes to Sirkeci tram. There is Marmary subway behind the hotel. 26 minutes... 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 

Alameda, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here last week and combed through the pics and reviews prior to my booking. The room was nothing like what I expected for these reasons: 1. Room was extremely old. I think half the hotel is un-renovated and the pictures here are mostly of the renovated rooms. Unfortunately, I stayed at one of the un-renovated ones and it... More 

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Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time we where in Istanbul.But what a wonderful expierence. A special thanks to all the kind and friendly staff off Ilkay hotel. The hotel is recommended by us for its good location.. Its clean,good service,comfortable beds and bathroom. Allso a good breakfeast. Whe had a lovely drink and dinner in The Red River Pub.With very friendly staff.

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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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