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Best Western Citadel Hotel

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#187 of 1,135 Hotels in Istanbul
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Oakland, California
Reviewed April 5, 2013

Tip: book through the hotel website (not through a third party site) and negotiate perks like a free transfer from the airport. The hotel was very good about matching prices. We recently spent five nights in this hotel. The hotel was generally fine but we did experience some major problems which were all related to ventilation in the room. We...

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Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Reviewed March 29, 2013

Fairly decent small hotel under management of Best Western....... Pro's - on Sea-side, good and courteous staffs, walking distance to blue mosque, aya sofiya - old Turkey City. Cons - Bit overpriced, on road side so can get bit noisier at times.

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Signal Mountain
Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

We had such a great experience that we are going back in October and staying 3 nights before our cruise The hotel manager and staff were incredible and the service was excellent . The room had a beautiful view

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BWThePresidentHotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “ BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL’’. I would like to say that our highest priority is to provide you with a memorable and pleasant experience each time you stay in our hotel. We...

Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Stayed last weekend for 2 nights. Have been to Istanbul many times before and stayed at grander hotels, however the staff and atmosphere was very cosy. Excellent location close to all main attractions and restaurants. Wonderful breakfast in hotel restaurant. Only downside was that my 'standard single' was very small with only a shower and no bath. The promised repair...

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Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

I visited Istanbul with my family and stayed in this hotel for 5 nights. The service was excellent, very responsive staff, a great breakfast, a wonderful view if Marmara sea and a perfect location in the heart of the historic location of Sultanahmet. Rooms are quite small so dont take much luggage.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “ BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL’’. I would like to say that our highest priority is to provide you with a memorable and pleasant experience each time you stay in our hotel. We...

Strasbourg, France
Reviewed February 6, 2013

We went there this summer for the second time as the first time pleased us. We chose it because of the label best western to be sure about the quality and were not disappointed at all. First it it super well located : you can easily and quickly go to Topkapi, Ste Sophie and the Blue Mosquee by feet (5...

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Bucharest
Reviewed February 4, 2013

Location: 5 minutes walking to Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia and superb location on Kennedy Caddesi, facing the Marmara Sea. Rooms: Definitely the smallest room I have ever stayed in. We get a double twin and I think the entire room size was maximum 9-10 sqm, including the bathroom. It was absolutely impossible to move in and to manage the...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrei, Thank you for giving us such great feedback on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at our property. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and took the time to let us know about it. We are very glad to hear that you had exceptional experience. It motivates our team for the best service !...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed January 26, 2013

It's a small but very well managed hotel. The staff is efficient and courteous. The hotel and rooms are clean.Only drawback of the hotel are its small rooms - There's no space beyond the bed Best part about the hotel is its location - just 5-7 mins walk to all the key places, blue mosque, hagia sophia, hippodrome, etc.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “ BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL’’. I would like to say that our highest priority is to provide you with a memorable and pleasant experience each time you stay in our hotel. We...

Киев
Reviewed January 25, 2013

When I say small rooms i mean tiny, like when you open your suitcase there is no more room for you to walk. Location is so-so, though facing the sea, you have to walk uphill to get to Topkapi and the big road makes a lot of noice. Order back-yard windows room.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “ BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL’’. I would like to say that our highest priority is to provide you with a memorable and pleasant experience each time you stay in our hotel. We...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 20, 2013

Stayed here in sept . Room was the smallest we have ever stayed in . Location is on the sea front and is fine if you can get a room overlooking the sea. Despite a request for one we were put in a room facing the back . Breakfast was basic but was of good quality and location was good...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments about your stay. We appreciate your positive comments, as well as your constructive feedback which I have already shared with the team and I will follow up personally. Apologies for any expectation that we may have failed to fulfill. We always endeavour to offer the highest level of service and appreciate your...

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Best Western Citadel Hotel

Address: Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32 | Ahirkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $53 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Best Western Citadel Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Best Western Istanbul
Istanbul Best Western
Hotel Style:
#70 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#82 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#144 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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“The dining area was excelelnt and overlooking the sea. The room we stayed in have great view of the sea and city”
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