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SuB Karakoy

4.0 of 5 Necatibey Cad. No: 91 | Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey (Formerly Portus Hotel Karakoy)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was my first time in Istanbul, and therefore my first stay in this beautiful hotel. Excellent location, super nice rooms, one of the friendliest hotel staffs i have ever seen. And in the morning a super, really super, lovely and delicious buffet breakfast is waiting for you. I can absolutely recommend this hotel and for sure i will come... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Sub for a week earlier this month and loved every minute of it. Great location and a warm and friendly English-speaking staff, always ready to answer questions and recommend a nearby restaurant or help you find an obscure address. (Esp. helpful is the always charming Vasfiya) You can walk over Galata bridge and to ferries or walk... More

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Different than other hotels in istanbul .location very good just few steps from the tram so easy to reach any places in istanbul,all the staf who work in this hotel are kind ,helpful and speak english well special regards to Nile shema and Wasfia ,will come to this hotel again .breakfast is delicous . Room is small but its ok... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were five, looking for the best location that is still genuine. The SuB Karaköy proved to be the best choice and we enjoyed every aspect of it. We slept superb, the room design is out of the ordinary with stark contrasts of large crisp mirrored walls and dark concrete with a touch of colored art. Cedar wooden floors, stone... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here four nights. I would rate the staff as exceptionally friendly and helpful. These young men and women are bright people with good English skills - they're laid back and approachable. The vibe is much better on this side of the Galata Bridge, trust me. The tourist traps of Sultanahmet have friendly people, but only because they are... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a local I've loved the SuB for a while now. It was the catalyst for revitalizing the Karaköy neighborhood, and 3 years in, still has a great atmosphere. I was there again last month, and they did a great job. This time I booked the hotel and the roof top meeting room for 20+ persons, as we hosted a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed about a week at this property in the heart of Istanbul . Nice, small stylish boutique hotel in the heart of the city. Nice breakfast, hip design, good service. The city of Istanbul is dense, crowded, and somewhat dirty. This place is a welcome haven of peace. Owners are there daily to check on things. Hip music is always... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey, it's Istanbul. You want floor area in your hotel? Book a suite and pay way too much. The rooms at the SuB aren't cramped; in fact, they are well designed with great usage of space. Pretty soundproof too. Nevertheless, this is a cozy and lively hotel at the same time, so whatever mood you are in, it’ll suit you.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at SuB in September 2014. And without a doubt it was one of the best stays in Turkey! The whole place seems to be managed by a bunch of enthusiastic 17 to 25 year olds and they are an absolute delight to talk to. They were ever helpful and knowledgeable about the local area, the tourist circuit, easy... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll have a warm welcome, kind people an extraordinary atmosphere in a very charmy neighborhood. Especially the soundtrack was fantastic and the staff very, very nice and kind. The hotel is close to very nice streets with a lot of trendy cafes and very central for the area and the interesting places there.

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Address: Necatibey Cad. No: 91 | Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey (Formerly Portus Hotel Karakoy)
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — SuB Karakoy 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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