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BEST WESTERN Empire Palace

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Hudavendigar Cad. No:17 / 19 | Hocapasa Mah. - Sirkeci/Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

over all good but expensive. We paid $170/night from travel agent and is much cheaper on line. Check prices!!! We checked in early and was suggested that we move to another hotel across the street because no rooms were ready yet. We fount out that the hotel was not full and after we said that we would wait for a... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This small family hotel is in am amazing position so close to all the main tourist sites in Sultanahmet in Istanbul. The service was discrete and the staff were amazingly helpful particularly Ferdi with the stunning blue eyes! The rooms were clean, the breakfast was good and the service and food in the. restaurant on the side of the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just book dont wait. Its close to everything. You won't regret. Suliaman the front desk was really helpful. Price is really good. The rooms are a bit small. Breakfast is ok. They boil the hot dogs. They should fry it and make it fresh. Close proximity to all sightseeing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a very good stay here , the attendant sulaiman was a very good individual and he helped us with anything we needed. There was very good wifi service, also we had very good room service !!!!!!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Due to flight delay, I arrived at the hotel at 3am so didnt get the full experience but of what I saw, it was a nice hotel. It was quaint rather than modern with friendly staff and clean rooms. I would go back !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Best Western is a very nice hotel! The hotel is located near the historical places, Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Nice and comfortable rooms. Good breakfast and very friendly staff. Especially Ferdi at the reception. Always helpful and smiling. He gave us good information about Istanbul. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this was my second time in Istanbul. This hotel is just okay, however the staff is extremely hospitable. I asked for some wash clothes but they didn't know what they were... The hotel was having renovations done when we were there, and the strong fumes of fresh paint were pretty much everywhere. We walked down to the Turkish bath but... More 

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Bucuresti, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice small hotel in the back of the Topkapi palace and right in the middle of the historical area of the city . -Walking distance from every main touristic objective , for me was the fifth time in Istanbul , since was the first time for my mom she wanted to see all , this was the perfect spot ,... More 

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Neda S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Empire Palace, responded to this review

Dear Marina M, Thank you very much for sharing this post regarding your stay with us. I'm delighted to read that we exceeded your expectations and ensured a memorable experience for you . We hope you come back and visit us again very soon... Regards, Neda Shahsevan, Guest Relation. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Western Empire Palace is not a big hotel but a great choice for visiting Istanbul. Great location with walking distance to virtually all attractions, nice rooms, good breakfast and helpful personell. Small things like, complimentary bottles of water adds value. We arrived pretty tired in the middle of night but were greeted by two happy and helpful guys (Suleyman... More 

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Neda S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Empire Palace, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you very much for your post. It is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay and everything was up to your expectations. We hope to welcome you again in the nearest future... Best regards from Istanbul, Neda Shahsevan, Guest Relation. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is very near the tourist center,you may find a lof of resturant and shops nearby. We must ponit out that the young guy named Suleyman is really helpful nice man,he will let you feel at home,easy and comfortable,of course other guys are also nice,this hotel is a good choice either you come to Istanbul for business or travel,it... More 

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Neda S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Empire Palace, responded to this review

Dear Frankwuwu, Thank you very much for the time to review our hotel We are happy to hear that you had a nice stay. Thank you for choosing us , we look forward to welcoming you back next time! Best Regards, NedaShahsevan, Guest Relation. More 

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