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Petrol Hotel Palace

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Divanyolu Cad. Dr. Emin Pasa Sok. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #825 of 912 hotels in Istanbul
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Location and convenience that's what you want when you stay in the old section of Istanbul as opposed to staying near Taksim, north of the Galata Bridge.across the Golden Horn. Yes, it's not a five star as in a glitzy hotel but it is good value. I have stayed at the Petrol five times on four separate trips to Turkey.... More

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Kamnik, Slovenia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Even if they give you room for free please do not exepted. In this moment is 22:43 and in next room they have constructions work with machines that nobody can sleep, receptions guy talk so loud that even in 4th floor you can hear him. Room is dirty,old,,..even 1star is too much for this hotel...

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Penang Island, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My mistake I didn't checked with tripadvisor first. I felt I was being cheated by the nice photos in the website. I choose this hotel because of its location near sultanahmet. The room was not maintained, no toilet pad, unsafe wiring, no minibar. Choice of food: bad.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

It pains me to give this place One Star, as the accommodations are generally nice; the hotel is located in beautiful Sultanahmet (literally a stone's throw from the Blue Mosque), is cheaply priced, and has generally decent internet (they did turn the wifi off during night hours, which was irritating). However, several times a day our room would smell like... More

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

An absolute disgrace of a place that has hopefully closed by now. We stayed there, or rather attempted to stay there, in August 2012. We had arrived after a long drive from Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria, and just wanted a place to crash for the night. What we got was an absolute nightmare. Our room was filthy, the whole place... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I stayed at Petrol Hotel in Sep '12 with family and small kids. The hotel seemed clean initially with friendly staff. Rooms were very small and unfurnished. The hotel is located right next to the SultanAhmet tram station. It is very convenient to get the tram from there but the ringing of tram bell was a constant disturbance. However the... More

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Vienna
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63 reviews 63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Expect only average if u are used high standard demanding rooms and breakfast BUT: you can nowhere buy such a view at breakfast from the roof ! Opposite the blue mosque, the harbour down the hill, the cisterns around the corner! There is no better starting point to explore the sultans palace, the market, local food! Get local ferries, not... More

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

very clean rooms which were cleaned every day, towels also changed daily. standard turkish breakfast but was very nice. very central location with a lot of different restaurants on your doorstep. would definetly stay again

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights with my wife and two kids. Only good thing about this is price and location. The room was filthy. The bathroom likewise. The sheets were now changed and neither were the towels. They were just folded and placed on the bed. Wet. The breakfast was a parody and the overweight lady who worked in... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

We booked the Hotel online 2 weeks before the trip and when we arrived there (it was around 9 pm) the receptionist informed us that our room was given to someone else. When we ask if it would be possible to get us another room he told us that there was nothing he could do. Conclusion: we found ourselfs with... More

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Address: Divanyolu Cad. Dr. Emin Pasa Sok. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Petrol Hotel Palace 3*
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