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Orka Royal Hotel

#252 of 1,022 Hotels in Istanbul
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Hoca Pasa Mah. Nobethane Cad. No 10 | Behind the Sirkeci Station, Istanbul 34113, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We where on a city break with family for 6 nights. We got the hotel for a good price on travail republic and only booked 2 months in advance. The hotel was very clean and the staff very friendly. The only downside was that the service at the bar was quite slow. Nonetheless, the location being close to all the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I rarely write poor reviews, I'd much rather focus on the positive and praise where it is due. But unfortunately I can't in this case. The location is great, the cleanliness of the hotel was fine, but just about everything else was bad. Firstly, at the time of writing (August 2015) there is extensive building works going on next door,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Orka royal for 5 nights. I travelled alone so I made friends with other people staying there. We all agreed that Suleyman was the best waiter/barman there. He had a day off on Wednesday and it was obvious. The vibe up there was different, the service was slow and it wasn't entertaining. Staff in general are polite.... More 

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Venezia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice rooms and great breakfast! friendly staff and very clean rooms, nice spa and great bar / restaurant! al lobby level. Well organized and helpful. You can reach the hotel easily with the metro and tram from the airport and it is actually the quickest way to get there.

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Batley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Istanbul with our two children aged 9 and 16 First time visit for three days so had to do as much sighseeing as possible The location of the hotel is excellant and walking distance to the main attractions The rooms were small but clean since we were out most of the day we only needed a bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Third time staying in Orka Royal. There is not much changed. Only the lobby and reception are moved and they are smaller. Hotel was clean and looked very nice. The people who worked at the hotel were very helpful. The location is super. Sights are within walking distance and the tramvay is 300 meter away. The pool is a big... More 

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooftop view is beautiful! The staff at Orka is helpful and dedicated to its clients. I would highly recommend this place! We enjoyed the fresh breakfast mainly because it wasn't the same that got served every day ! We were three in a room and it was a little small, but for the price it costs it's totally worth... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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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