We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 911 Istanbul hotels

Riva Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Aydede Caddesi 8 | Taksim, Istanbul 80090, Turkey
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Riva Hotel to your Saves list
Riva Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
74%
Ranked #477 of 911 hotels in Istanbul
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
stratosGlyfada Glyfada
  • Overview
  • Reviews (78)
  • Photos (52)
  • Amenities
  • Room tips (12)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

78 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    16
    40
    13
    9
    0
See reviews for
12
14
10
21
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Glyfada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Riva Hotel was suggested to me from a friend of mine and I have stayed couple of times for business trip. Nice Hotel close to all mense of Transportation,close to the Shopping Center. Cosy Rooms,Breakfast fair enough,Staff friendly and helpful all day and night. Kind Hotel Manager and the Owner is amazing person. I will come back soon and I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Athens, Greece
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

very comfortable hotel. Visited December 2013. Nice breakfast but could be better. Location was perfect, next to Maxim, so near to everything (metro, tram, center) Quiet & clean hotel. Rooms higher than average, nice decoration, 2 flat TV!, perfect bathroom. Staff was polite and helpful. stayed for 4 days for sure recommended!

Was this review helpful? Yes
ankara
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

It was the smallest hotel room I have stayed. I did not measured but I would say the total use area of the hotel was around 10 m2. The double bed they had mentioned was 120 cm. So forget it if you are two people. The hotel is located next to a kebab house. At midnight if you have an... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Beirut, Lebanon
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at this hotel. Perfect location (only 5 minutes away from Taksim Square and Istiklal street) the breakfast is good but no variety. Rooms are small (as well as the beds). Very clean and recently renovated. Pleasant staff, not everyone knows English but they'll do their best to help you. This hotel is recommended if you're planning... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Hotel was very comfortable and very clean. Photos represents the real situation. Stuff were very friendly. Hotel is at Taksim, walking distance to several bars and restaturants. I can recommend this hotel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tehran, Iran
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This hotel is located close to best areas of Istanbul. Isteghlal st., & Taghsim place are located less than 2 minutes by walking. This hotel was really clean,we stayed there for 4 days, the breakfast was really excellent. We enjoyed this small but clean & close to major places hotel. We absolutely will be back at this hotel again in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

In turkey hotels star rating is a bit different from world standards cause in this hotel there is no pool,no sport areas, no spa and the room sizes is smaler than standards. Rooms is smal but very clean and comfortable, bed is very comfortable there is two tvs in room i think its not necessery to have a second tv... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

The hotel has many plus but also some negatives that i would like to share with everyone. The position of the hotel is very very good and very very convinient! Just 30 seconds from taksim square and taksim subway station in a very quiet and safe area with many hotels around. The room was pretty nice, not that big but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Glyfada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I was on May on a leisure short trip with my friends from Germany,and Brussels to Riva Hotel. The Hotel is for one more time very nice,with excellent service from Reception,Bar,Breakfast,service. The owner and his family always available with smile to help everybody,also I have to mention the Reception Manager is very helpful and polite. We had nice room and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Riva Hotel provides everything you would need on a trip to Istanbul. It is conveniently located in Taksim, on a safe street as opposed to other narrow alleyways which can often turn out to be dodgy! Mind the roadworks on the way to the Taksim square though... The room was always cleaned to an excellent standard and the breakfast was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Riva Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Riva Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Riva Hotel

Address: Aydede Caddesi 8 | Taksim, Istanbul 80090, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Riva Hotel 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Orbitz, Otel, TripOnline SA, Agoda, BookingOdigeoWL and Hotels.com so you can book your Riva Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Riva Hotel Istanbul

52 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (48)
Viewed
Room/suite (22)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Dining (1)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style
#272 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
71

See which rooms travelers prefer