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Grand Mark Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cifte Gelinler Cad. 16, Istanbul, Turkey
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

First off, lots of the negative reviews are from previous years, so I'm guessing things have changed around here. We found the staff to be courteous, friendly, and even spoke a little English. The hotel is dated, but clean. The rooms are small, and the walls are thin. Air conditioning works great, but it was hard to sleep with it... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Wow! My experience here was so different from the other reviews I am reading. I was here in 2010 (it wouldn't go back that far so I had to mark August 2012) and I found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. The rooms were a bit small but I didn't stay in my room all day, I enjoyed... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

The rooms are not cleaned and don't expect to see clean room at check in! It has a terrible staff who barely speak English. In case you need to find a place or something don't bother asking the staff. No WiFi or proper food can be found in the hotel; the price is higher than the hotels nearby which provide... More

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Istanbul
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The location of the hotel downhill is bit tiring. The room is not cleaned daily, the breakfast is so poor., and the staff are mostly unfriendly. Safe box not working, shower leaking, dust everywhere, the housekeeping staff dont bother to clean the room.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Grand Mark Hotel is located in the heart of Sultanahmet tourist area, which has has long filled in the numerous hotels much-needed by tourists visiting Istanbul. It is conveniently located within walking distance to Grand Bazaar, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Kumkapi’s seafood restaurants etc. We've stayed here for 7 nights! By the way, there is a laundry services, just... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

we stayed here for four days.quite basic but comfortable,service was very good,nice staff.street was not very nice and it was all uphill to main part of sultanahmet..Istanbul was great,everyone should visit.

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Halifax, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Easy walking distance to the main square with tram connections and bazaar. The rooms are small, but clean. The shower leaked all over the floor. There were a small fridge and safe in the room. Some of the staff spoke English but they all tried. The breakfast was good but not great. We had to check out but were not... More

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Adana, Turkey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We stayed at Grand Mark Hotel in May 2004 for 9 nights and our second stay was july 2012 during our trip to Adana We booked the Standart room, so it was normal room but quite comfortable and cosy with speedy Wi-Fi. Grand Mark Manager şerif and Lokman was very nice to us, helping with information about the nearest points... More

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Santa Cruz
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Interesting location, near or in the shoe district, uphill to main tourist attractions, perfect for traveler as easy out to airport. The hotel did everything I wanted with good quality. When I preferred to be over the street, they moved me immediately. Slept very well. Air conditioning worked well, TV too, as I watched old Istanbul films non-stop (Orhan Pamuk... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

rude staff,canot speak english, location of this hotel is very bad ,road access to hotel is 60 degree steep and very very hard to walk.not walking distance to blue mosque ,hagia sophia.good 20-25 minutes walk.better to pay bit more to nearest hotel to avoid dodge taxi drivers everytime. Nearest area is rough and not good for families. breakfast was average.

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Additional Information about Grand Mark Hotel

Address: Cifte Gelinler Cad. 16, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #584 of 883 hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Grand Mark Hotel 2*
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