My husband and I recently stayed at Magnificent Hotel for two nights. I was completely disappointed with our experience, especially after reading all of the other positive reviews. The front desk staff was not welcoming or friendly at all. We asked on several occasions for advise and directions and they could not help us. The room, although clean and nicely decorated, was so small only the bed fit, with tiny space to put a suit case. On the second day, we politely asked if there was a larger room we could move into (as we were willing to pay a higher price) and were told no rather quickly and coldly. Advertised as having free internet, although we did everthing they told us to do, but could never receive a connection. On a good note, the terrace and breakfast was quite nice. Overall, we hoped for a more welcoming reception from the staff, who were far from helpful or welcoming. We experienced wonderful Turkish hospitality at almost every other place we visited in Turkey, but certainly not at the “Magnificent” hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Magnificent Hotel is located in the old peninsula of Istanbul within walking distance to its highlights; Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace Museum, Archeological Museum, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Milennium Stone and Byzantine Hippodrome, all of them in walking distance within few minutes. This hotel is an ideal destination for those who wish to live in old Istanbul in a modern and luxurious environment. During your stay in Istanbul, Magnificent Hotel offers you accommodation with warm hospitality and welcomes you to one of the best located hotels in Istanbul. Nicely located far enough from the noisy streets and close enough to all the touristic and panoramic points. We don’t offer you just an accommodation, we offer you a sweet home, home away home, a pure friendship and assurance with joyful moments. Our hotel also situated very close to the seaside and you can reach the sea within 3 minutes by walking and enjoy a fresh walking or jogging. Magnificent Hotel has got 11 standard rooms. All of the rooms well designed for its visitors' comfort. We will be happy to host you in our clean and fresh rooms with luxurious facilities. We also have got an open air panoramic terrace overlooking Marmara sea. Our terrace is open four seasons. You will really get pleasure in having your drink and dinner here during the romantic Istanbul nights. ... more less
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