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Forbes Suites

Katip Celebi Mah. Abdullah Sokak 13 Beyoglu, Istanbul 34344, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

in gray suites it feels like home, I was there with my wife and friends. Friendly atmosphere, the staff is very helpful. the rooms are clean. The hotel is 100 meters from Istiklal Street. I will return

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Famagusta, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

we had a pleasant stay here, (4 nights). It served its purpose as we only really wanted somewhere to sleep. As much as i`d like to say we would stay again, i can`t. The receptionist, mehmet, was very helpful but he didn`t really have much to work with. Unfortunately we had bad weather so things (electrical) didn`t work in our... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Sadly we hadn't done adequate research and needed somewhere last minute to stay. The property took the total fee at the time of booking and when we arrived they said they needed cash as a guarantee in turkish lira. We had no choice or would have been out on the streets. After explaining it would be in our account in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It's the same hotel as Cozy suites, same building same staff, so I suggest you read the reviews for that hotel as well. I wouldn't give them more than one star, it's dirty and it always smells of smoke because they smoke inside, when we've been there the light up in the stairs was broken and it was really dangerous,... More 

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Lviv, Ukraine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We made reservation 2 months in advance, few weeks before arrival they charged the full amount to the credit card. When we arrived to the hotel, at night, the demmand full payment in cash, or we won't get a room, and the manager will replenish the money on the card. We were calling several times per day for the last... More 

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Channel Islands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed this hotel 2 nights with my wife we lovely this hotel just 2 minute to istiklal street good room and great location the staff in checkin time give more information about to sultanahmet and taksim square specialy oguz thanks for more information I would absolutely recommend booking your stay at the Forbes Suite..

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

it was great hotel it was new decorated clean and very near to taksim square the wifi was working good ı recomend this hotel if you want to stay in the heart of the city.the breakfast was open buffet and it was ok the staff speaks english and they helped us a lot

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

it was great city center hotel right on the city center helpfull staff the breakfast was ok cleanınıg v-was ok the hotel location is very near 100 m2 to taksim square and the istiklal street ıstıklall street is where the all cafe and restaurant shooping areas wifi was good

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Bucharest, Romania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We booked two rooms at this hotel and we arrived there after a long day when the Taksim area was closed, to find out that we they did not have any room available, although we had paid for it. The staff at the desk just informed us that they are fullt booked and that there is nothing they can do.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The hotel has a great location and that is one of the only positive things I can say about it. My husband and I had a balcony room, we were made to pay in cash as soon as we arrived which I was not aware of and had planned to pay by card. The room was dirty, huge stains on... More 

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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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