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Splendid Palace Hotel

23 Nisan Caddesi | 23 Nisan Cad. No:53 Buyuk Ada 81330 Istanbul - Turkey, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Istanbul, Turkey
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This hotel takes you back in time with its well preserved historic building and inner decor. The wooden structure, old fashioned elevator, high ceilings and other details all add charm to your stay. Our room was not facing the sea but the garden view was beautiful. Some of the rooms have been recently renovated as far as I know. Ours... More 

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inverness, scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

If you are looking for old-fashioned charm and a wonderful literary connection, this is the place! The only hotel on the island with a pool, a old fashioned open lift and really good customer service, this is the place. This is where Agatha Christe wrote Murder on the Orient Express.

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Belgrade
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Really good old tupe hotel on The Princess Islands. Ver good rooms, totally refurbished.Good meal. The only bad thing is that people speak a little of English so it is hard to communicate. The room had a beatifull sea view and was big enough. Good location

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Every year I stay 1 or 2 nights in Splendid Palace in Buyukada, Istanbul It's a historical place. The general manager Mr. Omer is a unique personality. He makes the place also very special. And the front office manager is also one of the oldest personnels in the hotel. The staff is also very friendly and highly qualified to help... More 

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was one of the hotels which was in plan to stay with my wife due to its convenient location and great building look. But the rooms were a big disappointment for us. The building is very old and historic so the rooms and the furniture. We stayed in the entrance floor because those rooms were renovated and in a... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed at this hotel last year in November. It was a seaview room. It has a small but nice balcony. The room has very high ceiling, so it is a bit hard to get warm. As the bathroom is added later, it's very small and unfunctional. But the hotel itself is very romantic. Especially the elivator and the inner... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I have stayed several times in this hotel and it never disappoints. It is like going back in time. New visitors gasp with delight at the entrance, the lobby and the inner courtyard with its surrounding balconies. The place just oozes charm. The swimming pool is very nice, the breakfast buffet most generous and sitting outside on the terrace overlooking... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Having seen plenty of Hotels in the last 20 years, with 4 and 5 stars. and all were on a high level. But what makes the Splendid so unique is its atmosphere. And this excuses a lot of issues, which were mentioned by the previous writers. This hotel is a real 'Grand Hotel'

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We arrived at the Splendid Palace after a trek up the hill in very hot weather. Happy to see somewhere that could have a family room we went inside to enquire. The prices advertised on the wall were in $US Dollars - they did not mention rates for family rooms nor did they show the price in Turkish Lira but... More 

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Cambridge
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed here at the end of last season and we utterly charmed by the old world service, the high level of gorgeous rooms and the delightful ambiance. Cannot understand what the other reviewers are on about. It's very lovely and almost unique. And what a location.

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