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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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Sarnia, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
9 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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Chichester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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15 hotel reviews
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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Littleton, Colorado
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18 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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Quito, Ecuador
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Despite some initial teething difficulties with lack of response to e-mails and phone calls we very much enjoyed our stay here 4 Nights in a great bustling location and a 10 minute tram ride from the typical tourist spots.

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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15 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed in the Grand Hotel Gulsoy several days before and after a tour of Turkey. Pros: Comfortable, nice sized rooms with lots of windows and very adequate bathroom. Good service with very accommodating staff. Little café/patisserie next to the lobby. Near Valens Roman Aqueduct. Cons: location is west of all the main attractions and not really walkable. Tram station... More

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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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