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Hotel Ilkay

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hudavendigar Street No: 44-46 | Eminonu, Istanbul 34210 , Turkey
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Ranked #128 of 886 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was located within short walking distance of the main historic sites of interest. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful. However, you would hear other guests talking in the corridor at night. It wasn't ever very late at night so it didn't actually disturb my sleep. The breakfast was nice.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at Ilkay on three occasions and hope to return in the future. I liked that the rooms have a safe case, excellent Wi-FI and are a good size. The rooms are kept clean, bottled drinking water is provided, beds were comfortable. The hotel is well located and near all the top attractions in Istanbul. The bus station,... More

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Souk Ahras, Algeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ilkay hotel is the great place to spend the perfect vacation . Everything in the hotel is perfect, the location wich is in the midle of the historical area, topkapi, hagiasofia, galata tower, imnunu... the staff is great everyone of theme is ready to help you at any time the rooms are wondrful , clean, smell good, vaste,.... the breakfast... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is near tram stops and pier wheather you want to visit old town by tram or walk, new town (Taksim) by tram, asia area by ferry or the latest subway are very convient. Staff is kind to help us book bus ticket, and solve some problems in the room. We stay in a triple beds room, it's a little... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose the Hotel Ilkey based on it's location, it is situated on the T1 tram line equal distance from 2 stops, Gulhane and Sirkeci, the area abounds in good restaurants. For most major sights you do not need the tram, Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Sultanhumit, Aqua reservoir, Spice market and all the ferries at Sirkesi and Eminonu are... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay in Ilkay Hotel - location is simply the best !!! Very close to popular places (Blue Mosque, Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Egyptian/Spicy Bazaar...Eminönü - port for Bosphorus Cruises)..., near tram station. We had Family(connecting) Room for 3 nights + complimentary transfer from IST airport - great value for the price !!! Clean, nice hotel, really friedly... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location with all you need in the hotel to spend a wonderful journey.... The staff is very helpful and attentive to all customers' needs.... The fact it's very closed to all the important historical monuments helped me a lot... I could visit all of them in one day. They're very caring and warmly welcoming people in this hotel... The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolutely amazing hotel with full of the friendly and helpful staff .. They have got super rich breakfast , very good location close to spices market and the grand bazaar... It's just couple of minute the walk to the blue mosque and the Hagia Sophia .. Thanks a lot we will come back guys .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prime location indeed with all attractions within waking distance and hotel itself is w easy to find. However there are plethora of hotels in this district that made these less of competitive advantage. Being an old building, bathroom door was faulty and every time one tried to get out could not get out by oneself- had to be rescued by... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is central in Istanbul. You can Walk to the popular and amazing places. The personal and service is on top. They are friendly and talkative. You can ask Them for anything and they Will Help without no hesitation. The rooms are so clean and the maids are cleaning it everyday. The breakfast has so many variations, and you... More

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Also Known As:
Ilkay Hotel
Address: Hudavendigar Street No: 44-46 | Eminonu, Istanbul 34210 , Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#60 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#60 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#127 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#147 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ilkay 3*
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