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Legacy Ottoman Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hobyar Mahallesi Hamidiye Caddesi No 16 | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34112, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

LO takes up at least half a block well-situated between Eminonu ferry piers/Galata bridge and Sirkeci Station, with fast, frequent light rail access to Sultanahmet tourist zone. Great spot to walk Galata and up to the funicular. There are a couple blocks of good Turkish restauants just beyond Sirkeci; Food and drink stores are limited. The neighborhood is residential business... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been traveling for many years in over 30 countries for business and leisure. I chose this hotel because it received decent ratings but it is a 2 star at best. With dank, dark rooms and common areas, and a horrible odor, it really is awful. the breakfast was mediocre with the breakfast room in a large ballroom with... More

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually this is a 3 star hotel with 2 star facilities, but seeing some of the other reviews here I need to give a balance the overall rating, so people have a fair idea of the actual hotel quality. Before I get into the issues, I should say the hotel is well decorated and "looks" very rich and well designed.... More

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Chula Vista, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Legacy Ottoman with a Gate 1 tour of Turkey. It is in a great location right by the new mosque and spice market and there are many shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. The hotel is in a renovated historic building and our room was clean, spacious, and comfortable. The air conditioning in our room... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really looking forward to our stay at the Ottoman Legacy following a superb stay in Fethiye at the Ece Saray. Our initial impressions on arriving at the hotel / checking in were very positive - the building really is impressive. However, the initial room we were allocated was the exact opposite, being very dark, even dingy and situated... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights at the beginning and end of a 13-day tour of Istanbul. It is a 7 minute walk from the Spice Market and 10 minutes from the foot of the Galata Bridge in the Old City. Hotel is only ten years and is mash-up of contemporary rooms (Hilton Garden level) and Oriental luxe (faux French furniture... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the Legacy Ottoman Hotel when I wanted to take a break from the crowds of the Grand Bazaar. I had become separated from my traveling companions, so I decided to try the hotel rather than a cafe as I searched for a place to have tea. The people at the reception desk welcomed me and indicated that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is centrally located in the old city of Istanbul. It was walking distance to many main places in Istanbul. We spent there 3 nights on June 2013 as honeymoon experience. We stayed in corner suite and it was very spacious. They arranged Honeymoon arrangements for us. Check-In was smooth, The hotel staff service was very good and they... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 5 nights at the Legacy Ottoman. On the plus side, the location is great, rooms are adequately sized, clean, staff has been very nice, and the price was very reasonable. On the downside, it's somewhat dated, breakfast was mediocre. The bottom line is it's a good choice if you want a decent and affordable hotel in the old... More

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Maple Glen, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed four terrific days in this centrally located hotel. Our third floor room faced the street with a lot of action, but at night was surprisingly quiet. The room was very large with high ceilings, well furnished with a beautiful rain fall shower bathroom. Hotel staff was friendly and very helpful. Their top floor breakfast buffet was bountiful had... More

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Zehra S, Public Relations Manager at Legacy Ottoman Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your nice comment. We are truly grateful and pleased to know that your stay a satisfaction was. The happiness of our guests is the most important thing for us. We are looking forward to welcome you again in our hotel. With kindly regards, Zehra Sacan More

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Address: Hobyar Mahallesi Hamidiye Caddesi No 16 | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34112, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Legacy Ottoman Hotel 5*
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Hotel Legacy Ottoman
World Park Hotel
Legacy Ottoman Istanbul

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#121 Spa Hotel in Istanbul #293 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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At our Spa and Health Center we have pool, fitness, massages, Turkish Bath and Sauna. Also we have valet Service, 24 hours room service and concierge service.Legacy Ottoman Hotel is at the walking distance to GRAND BAZAAR & SPICE MARKET and 500 m. to BLUE MOSQUE,ST.SOPHIA, BASILICA CISTERN, 16 km.to Ataturk International Airport.Hotel have an a la carte restaurant and roof bar with a magnificent Bosphorus & Goldern Horn views. ... more   less 
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