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Berk Guest House

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Kutlugun Sok, No. 29, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #64 of 874 Istanbul B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located close to the Galata region, location wise this Is perfect and moreover the views are amazing from up here as well. The rooms are well lit and spacious and I loved staying in it for the whole week that we were in there and the staff was perfect as they impressed us with their hospitality and services. We loved... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had travelled to Turkey many times but never Istanbul. A friend recommended the Berk Hotel and it proved to be a brilliant recommendation. We booked room 41 (at the top of the building) and also had our own balcony. The room was authentic and modern. Beautifully clean and had all the facilities we required. Every day we received fresh... More 

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Warrington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

In September 2014 we had a special few days here that still bring back the fondest of memories and we really can't wait to return! From the warmest welcome on arrival to the heartfelt goodbye, Yesim, Ahmet, Derin and the staff made our trip to Istanbul so special and so exceptional that 6 months on we still talk about it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We specifically picked this small, fantastically located based on the reviews of the family feeling and helpful staff and were not disappointed. You can't beat this location, nor can you beat the helpfulness of the owners and staff. The price is right, it's right across from the Four Seasons Hotel, 3 minutes from the Hippodrome area which is between Blue... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I'll try to be short. I felt like a member of the family. The staff and owners are extremely dedicated. Just that was enough to make my mind on the rating I would give. Also, the location is very very good. Oh. I forgot a coat there, they sent it back to me to Canada... FREE!!!! THANK YOU!!!!

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Athens, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I stayed at Berk Guest House for 4 days. At a first glance it was cute and the lady at the reception desk was quite helpful and kind. When i got in my room i was totally socked. I had paid for a double room with twin beds and air condition. Instead of this it was a single size room... More 

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Yesim E, Sahibi at Berk Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We saw your reviews in the “Trip Advisor “ page about our place and most surprised.. Months ago when you showed up at our hotel we were highly delighted to welcome your group, coming from a nextdoor neighbor country, Greece, from where we very often welcome guests and in time many of them become our repeat guests.. We... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We visited the Berk Guest House in mid-August and have never had a better experience staying at a hotel, at an incredibly affordable price. This small family-run accommodation is in a convenient neighborhood. I spent every morning on the view as I had an amazing view of the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and the water on the other side. We... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This will be a very sweet review of Berk Guest House. I wanted a comfortable moderately-priced hotel for a smooth entry into Istanbul after the long journey from San Francisco. Berk Guest House turned out to be a jet-lagged traveler's dream. It is comfortable, clean, well-managed, and safe. (There was a safe in my room but after a couple of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The staff was very kind and extremely helpful. The breakfast was delicious and the emplacement, near the Blue Mosquee was just perfect. We will recommend this Guest House to everybody ! Don't hesitate If you're planning to come!

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Boesmansriviermond, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed for 13 nights at this cosy guest house. Here you become family. Every one is so friendly , kind and helpful. The room en suite was comfortable and clean. The location is great, close to historic sights, restaurants, metro, tram transport, even walking distance to bazaars. We had fun staying here - would recommend the Berk Guesthouse. Stoffel... More 

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