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Grand Hotel de Londres

Mesrutiyet Cad. No:53 | Tepebasi, Beyoglu, Istanbul 80050, Turkey
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One imagines oneself transported to a more genteel era in this place of beauty and civility. I prefer to go to the top floor by the stairs, skipping the languid elevator, in order to glance again at the pictures and objects bedecking the walls. The parrot and finches in the parlor add charm, though they surely wish to fly from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

2 lovely nights stay at this hotel, full of charm, character and friendly staff. Pity breakfast in basement would have liked the option to have it on the terrace as great views. And would also have liked more tourist information available in the hotel and information on the hotels past history etc. Would definitely stay here again, highly recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had a great stay in this grand hotel. Loved the decor and so much character compared to big impersonal modern hotels. Staff very helpful and friendly.excellent location and not far from taksim. Taxi stand right outside.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel on several occasions, both as a solo traveler and with friends or family. Location is just off Istiklal cad, in Beyoglu, and the Golden Horn is at its feet, if not blocked by the ugly square box of TRT studios. Historically, together with Pera Palace hotel, this used to be a choice destination for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a lovely hotel in an unbeatable location. The hotel is right off of Istiklal, the main pedestrian street in this area of the city, and you are within walking distance of almost everything (about a 30 minute walk to the Hagia Sofia, as a reference point). The rooms were very comfortable, the staff incredibly friendly and helpful, and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Wonderful place, right in the middle of it all but away enough from the noise of Istiklal Cad. 15 minutes to Taksim and about the same time to Galata-Bridge by foot. Great terrace, very friendly and helpful staff. Nice bar, only the breakfast could be more diversified, especially if you stay longer. Hope to come back with my family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Great location and nice old style of the hotel. The hotel has a big terrace (with a bar) with an amazing view of the city. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The doors to the room don't appear safe so I recommend leaving valuables at the reception.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Location is the best (close to Istiklal Cad., in warmer months great view over Golden Horn from terrace bar), staff are always friendly and helpful, interior is beautifully retro and website is honest about the rooms. I have been coming back regularly since 2009 and can really recommend this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I'm a solo traveller from London. My standards of choosing hotels are basically 1) safe 2) authentic(so no international chain-hotels) and this hotel fits them all--plus a high value of money. I was there last week and I was absolutely delighted. Located on the extremely vibrant Istiklal Cd the hotel is literally a door to the "other side" of Istanbul.... More

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LondraOtel, Manager at Grand Hotel de Londres, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us during your visit to Istanbul and leaving your warm comments. We appreciated all your comments and are happy to hear that we were able to meet your expectations. Especially glad to know that you enjoyed our unique location and hotel facility. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

As a NewYorker who worked and lived on pretty much all continents, this is the first time I feel the need to write a review about a hotel I stayed. It was a unique, extremely pleasant and a delightful experience. The architecture, beautiful façade, mystic interiors, friendly and sweet staff, great breakfast, unmatchable location, amazing view of the city from... More

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LondraOtel, Manager at Grand Hotel de Londres, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this lovely review of your stay with us. It is always great to hear such positive feedback ! I will gladly share your kind ramarks with the rest of the team. We thank you once again for recommending us and hope to see you again next time you... More

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Address: Mesrutiyet Cad. No:53 | Tepebasi, Beyoglu, Istanbul 80050, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Also Known As:
Buyuk Londra Istanbul
Buyuk Londra Hotel Istanbul

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#79 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
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Hotel Buyuk Londra is one of the few establishments managing to survive from that era to our time. Passing through many renovations, the hotel still graciously reflects the atmosphere of the 1900's. With some of its rooms overlooking the Golden Horn and a lively bar, Hotel Buyuk Londra is the meeting point of many people – local and foreign- looking for something different and special... ... more   less 
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