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Grand Hotel de Londres

Mesrutiyet Cad. No:53 | Tepebasi, Beyoglu, Istanbul 80050, Turkey
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Ranked #431 of 986 Hotels in Istanbul
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hannover, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you get to the Hotel you will be immediately flashed by the charme from the outside. The Lobby is wonderful, both the receptionists are very kind and helpful. Our room was a smaller one and due to some problems the former guest returned after it had been cleaned so it wasn't clean when we entered it. The staff was... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely decoration and the atmosphere takes you back to "Pera" of 60s. What an experience... Very romantic... Hotel owes its name to the first tourists in the 18th century as the English were the first westerners who began to explore Istanbul. Very "Orient Express" style, definitely needs some renovation but well, we still love this hotel. Some rooms have very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed with artists at the hotel couple of times, we are all happy and pleasant stay at Grand Hotel de Londres. Hotel staff is really friendly, location is superb and literally behind Istiklal street. Hotel has a character (and famous parrots) that none of the old hotels have around the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Good: location, price. Bad: inconsistent internet, cold room, noisy... This is an ooooold hotel with some historical character. It's eccentric and not without charm. But it is not especially comfortable or practical. Best part is location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The hotel has a great location (and interestingly, not noisy at all), and the staff is always nice and helpful. Decoration is a mixture of antique stuff with irrelevant toys - there are even rooster statutettes on the terrace with a magnificent view :-D. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I just feel I'm in the right place when I walk up the few steps to the reception. Every time. The sun shining on the plush velvet and reflecting the gold in the bar, the parrot reflecting if or not to answer to your strange bird sounds, the urge to go up to the terrace and look over the roofs,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My favourite hotel in the world. Like a living museum. You truly feel like you are staying in a different era. The staff are all lovely and helpful with an old world charm. It's in a lovely tucked up corner near the bustle of pera but also away from its madness. Applause ensues!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I loved the fin-de-siècle atmosphere of this hotel. It felt like I had just stepped off the Orient Express train. The plush red velvet curtains and talking parrot in a cage that would suddenly start up lent a superb ambience. I also preferred to walk the grand staircase all the way to the top of the building rather than using... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

What an amazing experience! Although Agatha Christie mostly slept a few doors away at the Pera Palace, she also had a room here. So which one to visit? Well, we went to both hotels, and definitely, Londres was the more interesting one by far. With the quirky art, antique telephones, plush furniture, and more, it’s like having a drink in... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I loved my stay at the grand hotel londres. It's the most charming and beautiful hotel I ever stayed at. The staff is very nice and helpful. The terrace is amazing and offers a great view over Istanbul - and a great cay :) you cannot stay at a better and more conveniently located hotel. I'll definitely stay there again.... More 

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