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Seminal Hotel

Sehit Muhtar Cad. 23 - 25 | Taksim, Istanbul 80090, Turkey
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Ranked #614 of 973 Hotels in Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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81 reviews 81 reviews
13 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were 4 friends and we had 2 double rooms that they were connected with one bigger door and that was perfect! The breakfast buffet was good enough for the money that we gave. Rooms were very clean.Staff were clean them and change the towels every day! The staff in the reception was very friendly and helpful! The place is... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We traveled with a group and accommodation was booked by the tour company. Upon arrival we did not like our double room on the 5th floor with a view of leftover building material outside our window . and a narrow gap between the 2 buildings that looked like a suicide jump space.We asked for another room with a view. They... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Excellent people. They were really and truly interested about our stay there, they offered us guidance through the city and helped us with our food choices. If my way take me to Istanbul again, I will definately stay at Seminal!

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Amman, Jordan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

decent hotel but not gr8 ... good location ... poor service .. staff are not that friendly with poor English .... clean rooms .. no view ... dont know much about the facilities cause i was out all day ... wont come back !!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Hotel is not bad espeicially if u took one of the cornor rooms at the 8th floor, which has a wide balcony. Rooms there r good n deicent plus hotel is close to all sight seeings. Breakfast is not bad for those who are not there for food only ((;. Good location. Good for low budget.

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tehran
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I went their on a business trip,and I didn't expect much,but I enjoy my stay there. The staff were speaking English and that important in istanbul :))the room was clean and the cleaning lady was polite and understanding when we get there ac was broken I asked the lady for help and 2 second later somebody showed up and fixed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The most privilege point of this hotel is its location just hundred steps to Taksim Sq ,many restaurants nearby ,free indoor pool and Souna ,but notice that for Turkish bath and massage you should pay extra,their staff were so friendly and helpful ,you can have any service you need in a few minutes, breakfast was exclusive ,it has both family... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Positive: Location and breakfast Negative:noisy,one of elevators was out of service for few days,there aren't any electrical kettle,staff so so... Wifi in rooms was very weak,torkish bathroom was expensive 90$

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Location is perfect near all transportation metro buses taxis serviced with all needs markets pharmacy mobiles service groceries restaurants all are near about 10 to 30 meters on foot nice rooms and a good place to rest after a long walk Istanbul

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158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is a wonderful hotel.The room was beautifully furnished and the very large beds exceedingly comfortable.Management always there in background quietly overseeing the smooth running of hotel.Lovely setting at Taksim square.it was really an unforgettable stay at seminal hotel.It was my first stay at this hotel but it will surely not be the last.

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