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Orka Royal Hotel

#240 of 1,011 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Hoca Pasa Mah. Nobethane Cad. No 10 | Behind the Sirkeci Station, Istanbul 34113, Turkey
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Ranked #240 of 1,011 Hotels in Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Looks impressive in the brochures but the reality does not live up to the promise. The room was small and looked out on an adjacent building that was under refurbishment but looked like it had been like this for considerable time and a large blue tarpaulin was all there was to see. The breakfast was unimpressive and no one could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

brillaint location .......just walking distance from the Sights and located right next to the metro station. staff is very helpful and even had the reception call me after a wake up call to confirm if i was awake.....spa was good so was the breakfast spread.

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Bacau, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As usual in Turkey when you have a problem is always someone around to help you. And as usual it is to have problems, small problems. (windows that do not close, keys that do not work), but all were resolved very quickly. It would be better not to have problems but what beauty would have a trip to Istanbul.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here July 2015 at the end of my visit to Turkey. The front desk was not welcoming upon arrival and I was given a room with a balcony door that did not close. They were, however, prompt in giving me another room. The bed was OK, the carpet looked dirty and the view from the window was of abandoned... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would stay at the Orka Royal again! The staff was very friendly, first of all Mr. Yeşidağli at the reception desk was very friendly and very obliging. The hotel is excellent located near to the top tourist features and in a silent street at once. Public transport facilities are nearby. The bar of of the hotel is wonderful, too.... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

- good balance between location (close to touristic center/ Bosporus), price and quality - excellent and very friendly desk personell (special thanks to Mr. Serhat Akbaba and Ms. Haltse of front desk team) - clean and needy rooms - great variety at breakfast buffet

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed with a group of travel agents and although I didn't mind it too much most of my group really didn't like this hotel. The rooms are a decent size and it is in a good location. The front desk reception staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfast was quite good. We all just felt that the rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We choose Orka Royal Hotel for Honeymoon holiday end of June.All historical places you can by walk from the hotel and very close to public transportations tramlines,underground metro.. Front office staff have very welcoming skills, giving information about what we have to do in Old city and speaks fluently english and doing jokes to us... Terrace view is very amazing... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is smack dab in the middle of Sultanahmet, with LOTS to do all around it. The train station is very close by and everything is within walking distance. But the room is dingy at best, and the restroom was dirty. I guess it was pretty decent given its low price, but I wouldn't really recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel was very nice. It was clean and everything looked very nice. The people working in the hotel were very kind and were able to help me with everything. The massage was very good, something i recommend for sure!! The location was very practical. The metro station was very close and walking to bay was very doable too. The... More 

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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