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Splendid Palace Hotel

23 Nisan Cad., 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, Istanbul, Turkey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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143 reviews 143 reviews
118 hotel reviews
235 helpful votes 235 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Can't make up my mind about the Splendid Palas Hotel built in 1908. The interior fabric and furnishings of the building needs a colossal investment to elevate its old world splendor into the 21st century. But for those of you, my wife included, I would say it's 'just the ticket'. Beware, the pool does not open until well into the... More 

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I recently spent 1 night here and already miss the quirkiness of it all. The fact is that if it was refurbished back to it's former glory the prices would probably triple so you have to be forgiving of the slightly tired look. The room was very spacious with a separate room with a single bed overlooking the pool. TV... More 

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New York City, New York
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15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

It feels a little like a big old hospital, but for some reason I found myself charmed by this place. We waited longer than you'd expect to be sorted out. The staff was courteous but not polished. The food was fine. But the place has a lazy feel and we found it perfect for a short stay.

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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

So it's true there is nothing modern about the Splendid Palace hotel so this will not appeal if you like your hotels flash and minimalistic but if you have a fascination for the old world and a love of all things shabby chic then The Splendid Palace is your place. Personally I had no issues with old beds/ carpets etc... More 

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