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BEST WESTERN Empire Palace

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hudavendigar Cad. No:17 / 19 | Hocapasa Mah. - Sirkeci/Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The room was tiny with a table and chair in the middle meaning there was nowhere to move. Far too small for two people. We had nowhere to put suitcases and the wardrobe was barely that. It was also very noisy. You could hear everything at all times - cleaners in rooms and banging. We were also next to the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location of hotel is good but the room that I had stayed is horrible. It was noisy ( noise from outside) till very late night. The electrical socket outlets were not working and the TV in the room was of a very old one. To my surprise, during the World Cup matches, this hotel room could not even have any... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is one of those places you visit when you don't want to risk too much. At least that's what I thought when I went there. We were staying in Istanbul for 3 days and were looking for a clean, quiet and air conditioned place to sleep. The hotel had all 3, but let me get to the details.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent stay at the hotel from the 20th to 25th june,2014. The entire staff ie the front desk, restaurant, kitchen and housecleaning were all full of warmth and very helpful. The relationship manager would constantly enquire about our comfort at breakfast. Javaid Said, India.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is closed to the most important city's monuments, the rooms are clean and nice. The staff is kind, particularly Yildrim help us to organize our transfert to Izmir when we leave Istanbul. We suggest this hotel! Anna

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was in the best location, top floor rooms were very nice and roomy. Neda was very helpful and she was eager to help with information she provided. Everybody was helpful at this hotel. The location could not be better , it was close to everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the rooms are clean. The breakfast is ok. You can visit the most important monuments by walking, but if you want, you can take the tram (the tram stop is very near). the staff is very kind and they give you a good assistance. I remember with real pleasure Neda, a girl of the staff who spent... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast is quite good. Staff is very helpfull and friendly (except front desk), speacially Begün who is reallly nice, efficientt and sweet. Front desk attendance has to be improved. Location is perfect for old city.

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location within walking distance of all main tourist attractions in Istanbul. Trams can also be easily accessed to go anywhere in the city. Staff very helpful and friendly with good language skills. Special thanks to the breakfast staff, especially Neda who organised a birthday surprise for my friend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good hotel kept very clean and close to all major attractions so you can walk everywhere. Adjacent to the tram line and main thoroughfare so a bit noisy but did not cause us any sleepless nights. Staff are friendly and helpful and speak good English. Evening meals on the pavement terrace were good but seemed to be provided by... More

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Address: Hudavendigar Cad. No:17 / 19 | Hocapasa Mah. - Sirkeci/Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Empire Palace 4*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Istanbul
Istanbul Best Western

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#57 Spa Hotel in Istanbul #83 Business Hotel in Istanbul #138 Family Hotel in Istanbul #138 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul #166 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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On February 11th 2008 at the annual meeting of Best Western Turkey, Best Western Empire Palace Hotel became the proud owner of the award "Highest Quality Hotel Award 2007". Best Western International recognized the hotel as the best Best Western Hotel in Turkey on base of regular quality assessments, where Best Western Empire Palace hotel has scored a record high performance. The hotel management is eager to continue working even harder in 2008. ... more   less 
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