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Merit Halki Palace

Refah Sehitleri Cad.94 | Heybeliada, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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, Turkey
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Halki Palace is very professional in welcoming guests either families or companies. Many companies have their meetings at this hotel specially during off season. Its meeting facilities are very good. We have been staying at this hotel for many years. Our last stay was in April 2014. Its general manager Bülent Bey is a very professional person. He has great... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Halki (Heybeli) often referred to the most beautiful of the Prince Islands the Hotel is an 19th century old mansion which was originally rebuilt after a fire. Located in a hill overlooking the sea with beautiful forest views the place is a hidden gem for relaxation in tranquility. Very attentive and friendly staff and walking distance to the... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed there on the new years eve, attended the dinner night and the brunch buffet next morning. Very friendly staff, clean hotel, I guess it is the best alternative on the island. 2015 prices are 250 tl per day per double room including breakfast.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Arriving at this beautiful hotel on horse and carriage was a wonderful experience. Walking in was like entering a film set for an Agatha Christie movie with glittering chandeliers, fabulous furniture, parrots and then the fantastic view over the sparkling swimming pool to the Bosphorus beyond and Istanbul skyline. The room was light and airy with great views, facilities and... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This Palace is a very quite place to stay. If you need a rest you should go for this Palace. Rooms are not comfortable but who cares rooms because of view. The view is outstanding. Birds are singing around. Also green and blue dancing. It is a peaceful place to stay if you are not obsess about comfort you should... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Had lunch and a sunbathe here on a day trip to the Princes Islands. Lovely friendly staff with great good and good views who even made us a lovely complimentary chocolate fondant dessert! The hotel charges for the use of the pool , but prices are fairly reasonable c$15. The hotel seems quaint and retains the character of the original... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

A very nice historic hotel with the charme of past times at a great location. The rooms are ok and clean but a bit aged. They don't have air conditioning which can be a problem. Service and food are mediocre. But the atmosphere and views are magnificent. Very close to green beach club. You will need to take a faeton... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Very impressed with the staff and location of the hotel. Hotel is old small palace. It is located at the island near Istanbul. Island has no cars!! Perfect for relaxing. Sea bus takes you kabatas in 45 minutes then tram takes you to old city in 15! Sea taxi goes to main shopping street for 100 USD.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Great place, great location but... rip-off restaurant and food, poor and pathetic service. Didnt stay overnight this time but have done so in past. Hasnt improved at all over the years. Pity because the building and its location are lovely but food and services like former USSR. It seems to cater more to small convention groups. Not good for the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We went in november, and there were very few guests in the hotel, and it was very quiet. It was nice coming out of the hustle and bustle of Istanbul to some quiet relaxation on the island. The island is childfriendly in that there are no cars. We had two interconnected rooms for the family with two adults and two... More 

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