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Sozbir Royal Residence Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PasalimanI Caddesi No 4 | Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey (Bosphorus)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Appart from the view from the swimmimg pool, everything is bad: rooms are filthy, noisy, and stink of cigarette. And lets face it, a view of the bosphorus in Istanbul is fairly common, so this place is definitely not worth a stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Hi ,I stayed with my wife & my littel son for 4 nights , good value , and view stunning , friendly stuff , would recommend it, lovely breakfast next to swim pool , price wise realy good, and location not bad uskudar in front of hotel u can travel to Europe side by boat with nice view

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

First impressions were good then it went downhill. Pleasant on the eye but deep down the room neede cleaning and repairs. The aircon was terrible. The restaurant service was poor and the food cold qhen it eventually arrived. Room views are tremendous pity the rest was average

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had our wedding in June 2014 and tried to work on almost all the details of the wedding banquet meticulously. However, the seemingly helpful staff did a very low quality job and fell short of meeting the standards that they had claimed to offer us. The DJ of the hotel changed 10 minutes before our wedding and he appointed... More

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Krakow, Poland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The hotel was recomented by one of our Turkish business partners that we had to vistit in Uskudar, mainly because of the location (btw that indeed was great!). Stayed there only one night but will never come back. Sozbir is a very old and not very clean hotel. The rooms were big but very fusty - eveything from the dusty... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Just had the worst experience ever at a hotel at the Sozbir. Forcing us to pay someone's else's restaurant bill before we could take a taxi to the airport - literally holding us hostage at the door. We didn't want to miss our plane, so we ended up paying the bill. All for a $30 restaurant bill after we'd spent... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The View is stunning! Maybe not for an extended stay, but if you are only in Istanbul for 2 -3 nights its worth checking out this hotel. On the Asian side (so a Taxi from Ataturk Airport will take 1.5 hours with traffic) the views from rooms are absolutely stunning. Room was clean, tidy and above average size, breakfast is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It was a historical exotic hotel. Shower was kind of broken and bed was not so comfartable but the view of hotel was lovely . Pool and breakfast was lovely also .the hotel location wasnt in a great town but the view was perfect over the basphourus ! They didnt have iron in the room but internet connection was excellente!... More

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This hotel has a great advantage . It is built on the shore and overlooking at Bosporus. Therefore the view is fantastic . But it has given me the impression that nobody really cares about this property. It seems that the hotel is left unattended. First of all it wasn't very clean. The bedsheets were dirty and a used condom... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

First the bad: - Breakfast was ok but very limited. Only instant coffee and you had to ask for cold drinks. There was a supplement for anything but water. - the hotel is in two parts. If you get the annex it is a hike to your room. - Air-conditioning a bit hit and miss - Hotel layout is poor.... More

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Address: PasalimanI Caddesi No 4 | Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Bosphorus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sozbir Royal Residence Hotel 3*
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