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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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a relief to discover such a fantastic small hotel in Istanbul. It may not be grand but it is full of character and the staff are just amazing. Nothing is too much trouble for them and they seem to enjoy a challenge. My first visit was in August to make arrangements for a group of 22 people to come... More

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Braunschweig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Planing my holidays, i made following ingenious decisions: choosing Istanbul, Turkish Airlines (instead of Lufthansa) and SuB Hotel Karaköy! I have never been before in Istanbul or Turkey, so I was very curious what to expect. After reaching the hotel my first impression was the extrem friendly hotel staff, esp. charming Vasfiye. She took time to "explain" to me Istanbul... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Technically I've never stayed here because I live in Istanbul...however I booked 5 colleagues into SuB and we held an event here-everything was fantastic. The hotel is in a great location, right off the tram line and easy walking to Istiklal/Taksim and Sultanahmet but it's also in one of the fastest reviving neighborhoods in the city. Karakoy is full of... More

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Berlin
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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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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