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Tamara Otel

Bahcivan Mah. Kazim Karabekir Cad. Yuzbasioglu Sok. No:1 Van Merkez, Van, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lake of Bays, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed in this hotel as part of a 15 day tour of Eastern Turkey. While the hotel is well located and the room clean, the meal provided at night was boring - featuring soup, boneless breast of chicken, plain salad and little brown balls of sugary concoction for desert. Had we known how bad the dinner was we would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Friendly personal, clean rooms, great position, poor internet quality, breakfast was so so, comfortable beds, parking space, oprational A/C, fair price, lazy elevator, ................................................................. .....

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Kiev
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Tamara produced really nice impression with its clean and comfortable room, delicious food and extremely friendly and cooperative personnel. The location of the hotel is also beneficial. I would definitely recommend the Tamara to my friends and acquaintances.

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Sacramento, CA
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We stayed 3 nights at the Tamara. The location is very central in Van. It's close to lots of restaurants, cafes, shops, the tourist info office, etc. The inside of the hotel is very newly redone and is very attractive. The breakfasts were excellent: lots of variety, very tasty foods, a chef who will cook eggs to order, and don't... More 

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Sacramento CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The Tamara was very attractive, well appointed, had a good location and excellent breakfast. The staff spoke very little English, nevertheless was absolutely wonderful in helping us with what we needed. One employee walked us 4 blocks to the Post Office. The only criticism I could make was that the hot water supply was erratic

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Istanbul, Turkey
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

I really liked this hotel. It wasn't anything special, but the service was very friendly and helpful, the check-in quick and the breakfast fresh and tasty. Just as a Van breakfast should be. The place is also surrounded by excellent eats. The rooms themselves are nothing special and a bit dated. We were there for sight seeing so it did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012 via mobile

İt is very good hotel. İt has just a disadvantage of being downtown.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Clean and calm hotel in the centre of Van. Bathroom was well-maintained, furnishings in good condition, mattress firm and sheets clean. Parking is available in a lot two minutes away. Breakfest is included and there is plenty of variety. Peeves include plumbing noises easily heard, doors produce audible "clunk" when closing, wifi hard to access. Overall, a nice place to... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

i stayed here 2 nights, it is really nice hotel, there are 7-8 hotels in whole van and tamara hotel is one of the good one, they gave you nearly what they offer, you dont expect so luxy here, you only ask for clean and comfy room and what they gave you clean room, not so comfy but ok, breakfast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

The Otel Tamara has large, clean rooms...not luxurious by any standard but comfortable with air conditioning and free wifi connections in rooms. It is located in the heart of the city with lots of local shops and the cheese nearby.

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