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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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  • 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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Istanbul
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From this hotel we were able to walk to all the main sites of interest. The tram and train lines are close by as are an abundance of shops and restaurants. Very friendly, helpful staff and clean, comfy rooms. Would definitely return.

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In was overall a very good experience to stay at this hotel for me and my family. One should not expect American style rooms or spaces in a hotel located between the historic site of Istanbul. Having said that, I truly can not think of any challenge that we had with the hotel, its staff, or their services. On top... More

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Wiesbaden, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is perfect, many sightseeing highlights in walking distance, tram station is also very close. Also in walking distance, close to the Hodjapasha Dance Theater (Dervish Dance, great experience) many small eateries with excellent food and very reasonable prices. The staff is very helpful and solved all our issues (aircondition not working, safe not working, etc.) immidiately and gave... More

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belfast
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 3rd time in Istanbul and our 1st time staying near Sirkeci. The hotel couldn't be any better located. Right beside Gulhane tram stop and 5 mins walk from Sirkeci. We stayed in 2 superior rooms at the front of the hotel. There was a lot of noise from the trams and people outside. The flooring in the... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed this hotel for 3days and were satisfied this stay. Location Near the Topkapi Sarayi,Sultanahmet Camii, Gulhane station.So you can walk there for short minutes. If you lost the way, you should find the railway. Because, Tram rail lead you to this hotel.I think that this hotel is good location for trip. Room It was clean. Our room were... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for 4 days.It was a great. It is in the middle of Istanbul, good location for sightseeing. Very very friendly staff.The rooms are cleaned every day.Breakfast was good.Near the hotel is a great restaurant.If I ever come to Istanbul, I stay at the Empire Palace hotel again.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stayed in the empire palace hotel for 5 days and there was nothing to complain about. It is in the middle of istanbul, everything is on walking distance. But most importantly THE PEOPLE WERE SO KIND, our receptionist Ibrahim was very friendly and helped us with every little thing we asked. When we had our breakfast we were helped... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We booked a 3 persons room from Fri-March 7th till Monday-March 10th 2014. Of course for tourists who want to visit the historical city and not only, the greatest advantage of this hotel is location. One can reach most historical objectives by walking. Apart from that, all services are nice, breakfast pretty good, personnel kind and helpful. Hotel is also... More

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Dunajska Streda, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Very good hotel for staying in Istanbul for sightseeing. Good location, near to more touristic places like the mosques and bazaars. We had breakfast as well is the hotel, which was good, also received a nice welcome there. Mahnaz, who greeted us, was a lady with pleasant personality. She could help us if we had questions about the city. Also... More

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed with my family for 3 night in this hotel. It has a very good location, near to Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia. Tramline easily accessible. Lots of restaurants and souvenir shopr around. The hotel is nice, breakfast okay. The rooms are quite small, we were 4 in one room and there was no place for the luggage. I... More

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Also Known As:
Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Empire Palace Hotel
Best Western Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Istanbul
Istanbul Best Western
Address: Hudavendigar Cad. No:17 / 19 | Hocapasa Mah. - Sirkeci/Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#117 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#137 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#154 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Empire Palace 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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