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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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Ranked #683 of 939 Hotels in Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Istanbul a few times before, but this was my first time staying on the Asian side. This hotel was booked for me (by my local agent). They use this hotel frequently for other guests. Because of the booking, I had been upgraded to a suite (top floor, corner room). This provided beautiful views and ensured the room... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

It is 10.30 Saturday 20 September 2014 and water supply is cut off all this morning . yesterday television was cut all day and too much noise 24 hours, what they replied:sorry it's general problems. All together from 100 I give them 10. Probably my expectations are high.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Im leave in this hotel from 5 sep to 14 sep 2014 . Every ching is ok.break fast is normal and view very very good.this is a very good experience.very big room and a/c work very good .my room number is 1206.you have to try it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stayed there for 3 days & we reserved a suite. It is 2 minutes from seaport to the hotel. The suite was about 90-100 meters. It was very good for a family & it had a very good view of Bosporus. there was free WiFi there & the room was clean but not new furniture & the worst thing... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 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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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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 40
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