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Marbien Hotel Bosphorus

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Findikli Meclisi Mebusan Cd. No: 61 Beyoglu, Istanbul 34427, Turkey
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Ranked #622 of 920 Hotels in Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rotterdam
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Beautiful view from the room and very nice people. I stayed in this hotel 7 days and really loved it ! The location is close to everything. I felt sad when i was leaving i took pictures from my beautiful room to remember the good time in this hotel. The breakfast was really good! The reception helped me allot and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at this hotel in Jan 2014. It could be a good hotel, location, views etc but was let down by extremely poor housekeeping. The room was dirty. Dust on walls, lampshades, and under the bed was dead cockroaches, food etc. Yuk!! Very disappointing!!

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Marsciano, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The website makes a lot of the sound proof glazing which is required given the traffic on the coast road at the front of the hotel. These are not too bad and you only hear slight humm from road / tram. However they have completely forgotten to soundproof between the rooms which given relatively small size and proximity to other... More

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Linkoping, Sweden
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The Hotel is placed in front of the tram way and this is a good point if you are interested to be near Taksim square. It is actually 10 minute walk to Taksim but the problem is that it is not easy to walk for old people because taksim is like 100 m higher than see level which the hotel... More

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Views of the Bosphorus from room window is nice. Everything else is a letdown. We booked a luxury suite advertised for 4 persons, but our children had to share a 140 cm wide sofa bed, hard springs, 5 cm thick mattress. Our own bed was wide enough - but at 180 cms far too short! Service consisted of bringing us... More

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Loves Park, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Enjoyed a 2 night stay at the Marbien ... very convenient tram location right in front of the hotel that can take you to all of the tourist spots. Yet the hotel is located away from the crush of people providing a nice view and easy access for walking along the the Bosphorus. Also close to the Taksim shopping district.... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Despite enjoying our stay at the Marbien, some points are worth noting. Some rooms, especially those interconnecting, have no windows - at all. They are also very small indeed, although the space has been fairly well utilised. There is no roof terrace, as common in many other hotels, a considerable minus in a place such as Istanbul, with its magnificent... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

Myself and my wife have just stayed for 2 nights at the Marbien Hotel in Istanbul. This hotel has such great potential and unfortunately needs to do a lot more work. Pro's Excellent location on the coast Staff are mostly very friendly and helpful Faruk and Cem have excellent English and are very helpful. In fact I spoke with Faruk... More

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Excellent alternative to Sultanahmet, close enough to all the action on the Taksim side of the Golden Horn. TL5 cab ride uphill to Istaklal, with all the food/bar delights of Nevizade Sokak and surroundings very close at hand. Quick route in from airport, around 35 mins (in light traffic). Rooms not huge, but new and balcony faces Bosphorus with Ortakoy... More

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Agree with most reviews. Staff are friendly, helpful and welcoming, which makes the stay very enjoyable. People and service there is the biggest draw of this hotel. The hotel is located right at Findikli tram stop, which is 6 stops from Sultanamet on T1 Tram line which is very convenient for sightseeing. Also only one stop away with Katabas Port... More

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Address: Findikli Meclisi Mebusan Cd. No: 61 Beyoglu, Istanbul 34427, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Marbien Hotel Bosphorus 4*
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