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Riva Hotel

Aydede Caddesi 8 | Taksim, Istanbul 80090, Turkey
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second trip to Istanbul and we found the Riva Hotel to be suitable for our visit. The room was of a good size for 3 adults and very clean. Breakfast was included and ample choice and not always the same every morning . Hotel staff helpful and courteous. Very close to Taksim Square and metro making it... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Small but good hotel in Taksim, About 10-15 min for Istakal street, small souvenir shops near by. Grocery store in the area, good restaurants in the area. Front desk staff was totally complacent & in efficient. But were trying to be helpful which was a saving grace. No Wifi in rooms...:(. Breakfast was really bad. If ur a vegetarian....god help... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Please avoid this hotel if you do not want to get mad. Hotel staff are so rude and do not care about guest satisfaction at all. There are so many other hotels near hear and there is no reason to choose this hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I stayed there for a couple of days, and I like it. It's clean, the staff are kind, the location is great. So near from Taksim square. I may try it again, it's cool for couples, though I was alone, but It still has a good and quite atmosphere. I didn't try the food. It has many restaurants nearby.

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3 Thank Yazeed A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

The staff doesn't speak very good English! The rooms were very clean and quiet! Nice breakfast for that price! The location was perfect! Near to taxi square! 5 minutes from istiklal,the Main Street! It is worth it! Enjoy

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

The lobby man was rude. My 7 years old daughter had throw up at night. I called the reception and you know what they said?! They didnt have service to change the sheets.ha told me he can do nothing!!! My sister and my daughter should stay hole night at that situation. Just that man clean the ground with the dirty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I was there two times, one in 2012 for 6 nights and the second in 2015 for 3 nights. its location is very good at taksim square and very close to metro station. also have a friendly stuff. but the room sizes are a little small, instead prices are a little lower than other hotels with the same stars and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I stayed for 3 nights at Riva Hotel for business and the stay was average. It is located at a place - Taksim - which offers many more hotel options to choose from. Since this was my first time to Istanbul, I just booked Riva as it was recommended by a colleague who had stayed there. It's a no-frill stay... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

so far this is one of the best 4 star hotel near taksim square that i stayed in istanbul our room was on 4th floor,clean and nice . although at first i was not satisfied with my room but when i asked for another room suprisingly they changed our room for better one staff were helpful and kind

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

I spent my honeymoon in Riva Hotel. I was there on May 2013. I've spent there 10 days. Everything about this hotel is simply amazing from food, cleanliness, to staff. The hotel is in the center of Taksim. I really miss being there so much...

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Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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