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SuB Karakoy

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Necatibey Cad. No: 91 | Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey (Formerly Portus Hotel Karakoy)
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Ranked #6 of 778 Istanbul B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The SuB is a trendy little hotel within walking distance of most of the tourist attractions. Personally I think the rooms are a little small if you are traveling as a family. The service was excellent and the staff was very helpful and polite. If you are a light sleeper the street noise might keep you up as well as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were there for 3 nights and had a great time. The staff were super nice and very helpful. Everything from confirming reservations and arranging transfers for the airports. Couldn't ask for better. The breakfasts were amazing. The freshest breads, homemade jams and a variety of cheeses and seasonal fruits,. The coffee was fabulous and so was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All in all a fantastic stay in the small, but perfectly equipped hotel. Our check in was excellent, with a cold drink and local advice dispensed by the ever helpful Ugur on reception. The location is ideal to see the main tourist sites on Sultanahmet, but also as a base to explore other areas on the European side. Karakoy itself... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For my first time (alone) in Istanbul, this hotel and its staff made it a trip I'd like to repeat as soon as possible. I had 3 nights and found the room very comfortable, shower was really powerful and its location ideal for the sightseeing either side of the bridge. Breakfast was a treat, eggs to order and a lovely... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Literally just got back to San Francisco from Istanbul and had a lovely experience at the SuB Hotel Karakoy. The hotel is modern and charming, but the staff was amazing and they made it very worthwhile to stay here, all of them very friendly and so helpful, and they put on a great buffet breakfast every morning. The hotel is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a twin room for a 4 night stay, travelling with a friend of mine from the US, staying june 28th - July 2nd. I have visited Istanbul many times over the years (visiting family) but this time I was playing tour guide for a friend who had never been, and he in fact found this hotel. Let me start... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here 4 nights in June, in a double bedroom on the 4th floor. The location is great, as it’s walking distance to the main shopping strip, museums, restaurants and bars; and just across the bridge from major historical sites (mosques, bazaar, palace), and also well connected by tram and buses to other parts worth exploring. The staff were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stayed for a long weekend, first time in Istanbul. The hotel has a very convenient location as it is just a minute walk to the tram station which takes you to the main sightseeing spots within 10-15 mins. Breakfast is lovely with made to order eggs and pancakes, etc. I am so impressed with all the hotel staff, all really... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I was very lucky to stay at this beautiful hotel that is both luxuries and hype. Rooms are very comfortable and very silent (we stayed on the first floor), we slept like a baby. The staff and owners were very friendly and helpful. No need to mention its location.. You will not regret.. I am already telling everyone to go... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I can't so enough positive things about the SuB in Karakoy. Amazing breakfasts, incredibly kind and thoughtful staff, help with everything from umbrellas to recommendations for food and sights in Istanbul and even elsewhere in Turkey. The hotel is beautifully designed, the location is great (easy access to the old city, as well as great local restaurants and Itzlikal)...I never... More

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Address: Necatibey Cad. No: 91 | Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey (Formerly Portus Hotel Karakoy)
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — SuB Karakoy 4*
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Given the boggling variety of architectural and design styles that crowd the eye in Istanbul, perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised to find the industrial-chic SuB Hotel in Karaköy (née Galata), the ancient commercial and cultural core of the city. And yet, let’s be honest: it is a bit of a surprise. SuB Hotel, quirky capitalization and all, looks more like a place you’d find in Greenpoint (Brooklyn) or Neukölnn (Berlin) than in the oldest part of one of history’s great crossroads of civilizations. ... more   less 
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