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Grand Hotel Gulsoy

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sehzadebasi Cad. No:17 Vefa, Fatih, Istanbul 34134, Turkey
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All in all the location and facilities that this hotel offers are very good but it gets let down all over. The housekeeper we had for the first 2 days forgot a cover for the bed quilt, toilet rolls and generally not very tidy, the more mature lady that serviced our room for the next 5 days was a champion.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 stayed in the Hotel Gulsoy for 2 nights before moving on to stay with friends in another part of Istanbul. The Hotel is very central, on a noisy street but that's Istanbul for you ! It's only a 10/15 minutes walk to the Grand Bazaar, the Metro and short taxi rides to most of the touristy... More

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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Grand Hotel Gulsoy in the Fatih District, Istanbul carries a 4-star designation. It is located in the Fatih district of Old Istanbul right next to the Sultan Mehmed Mosque. The location is in a buy street with strings of restaurants within one block of the hotel. The first night we statyed at the hotel was a disaster, as we were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Location is good . Small reception but good service . Bedding is small so if you have a child you need to book extra bed .. bedding is about 90 to 110 cm . Air conditioning is fair .as it shut off automatically when you are out and we stayed the whole day out we came at d night to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The Grand Hotel Gulsoy was perfectly located for visiting Istanbul. In the middle of town, it is not far from most of the sites you need to visit in Istanbul, the longest walk being 30mins for the Blue Mosque heading eastward. The hotel itself caters for most needs. It has a lovely swimming in the basement, dimly and soothingly lit... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It is across the road from The Sehazade Mosque, and my room faced this Mosque as well looking out towards The Suleymaniye Mosque and the skyline of 'newer' Istanbul across The Golden Horn. I personally found the 'call to prayers' a soothing part of the rhythm of the day ! The hotel is ideally situated for exploring Istanbul; the Aquaduct... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

just returned from a 5 night city break and what a wonderful hotel this turned out to be, staff all very friendly and helpful good command of English we were on the 3rd floor opposite the mosque and the call to prayer 5 times a day was for some reason very soothing breakfast was buffet style and very tasty ate... More

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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I used this hotel as part of a tour through Gate1 Travel. The hotel location is close to all the main attractions in Turkey. The subway station was within walk in distance. Istanbul is a city easy to navigate. Hotel is next to a mosque so the call of prayer was quite interesting. Management was great with an issue my... More

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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Had a one night stay here on the way to a cruise. This was booked through the trip company. The room is smallish but very nice. The reception is helpful and friendly. Booked a massage for hour and half later. Was able to pay to for it later. The location is good. Close to the grand bazaar. Just take the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

What you see on the pictures is not what you get. If you think that the hamman is old and stylish as in the pictures, you are wrong!!! Nothing can be charged to the room. Everything is chash based. My no smoking room, smelled awfully.

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Address: Sehzadebasi Cad. No:17 Vefa, Fatih, Istanbul 34134, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Gulsoy 4*
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Welcome to your home in Istanbul to relax which offers you a warm atmosphere to make your stay comfortable and feel yourself at home. Our aim is to create a warm atmosphere provided with modern facilities.Our reception is at your service 24 hrs a day! Take a look at our rooms! Or check out our facilities, like our indoor swimming pool, restaurants etc.. ... more   less 
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