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SuB Karakoy

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful Service (Elif and Mohamet). Nice funky rooms. Healthy breakfast. Fast Internet. Good value. 2 steps from the T1 tram to go all over. Lots of cool places to eat nearby. A SOHO type vibe in the evenings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was very nice stay in Sub Hotel Karakoy, very comfortable bed and sleep of course, nice interior of the rooms. Staff was very helpful with all the questions about Istanbul and local restaurants. Perfect breakfast !

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Thank Dainius Š
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Prepare to be stunned indeed , We had a great time in this hotel. was a real pleasure to spent some times ... My room was really nice, spacious and well furnished... Big bathroom and great shower. Also , Staff👍they were extremely polite and helpful. The price for rooms is reasonable. The location is very good. Services are great! Absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is too hospitable . Ali, Mohammad and Hussain are what defines the hotel as best as I could explain. The staff over reached to guide us on the trip within and outside Istanbul and helped book the best operators as well . The prices are best value for your money . The decor is too artistic , even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but the hospitality we have received from staff has forced me to write one. This hotel is very artistic and 1 minute away from tramp which take you pretty much everywhere. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Beds are very comfortable and this hotel is located just 1 station away from Taksim Square.

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Bregenz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This hotel is an absolute gem! Rooms are uniquely designed, stylish and comfortable. The breakfast buffet is heavenly. There is free tea and coffee all day and night. Very hospitable staff who give great tips and are there for any questions or special requests. Plus, the hotel is located in the hipster part of town Karaköy and in walking distance... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Amazing week visiting Istanbul! chose to stay at a boutique hotel opposed to a busy 4-5 star hotel. The Sub was confidently located in a hip neighbourhood in Karakoy. The staff were extremely courteous, warm and friendly. Great breakfast, great hip atmosphere and amazing beds! If you are looking to stay In a central location this is the place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Would definitely stay here again! Hip location close to many upmarket cafes, restaurants, and bars, and within walking distance to other tourist attractions or public transportation. Decor is industrial-chic, which may be a bit over the top for some, but I really liked it. Breakfast spread is wonderful and delicious. But above all else, the staff was absolutely superb. Friendly,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

What a great little hotel! The hotel is really clean and in a great location right next to the team station. Efi who works at the reception was super nice and extremely helpful. She gave us lots of tips and was extremely hospitable and helpful. The breakfast was great where I am a vegan so they went out of their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at Sub. Staff were friendly and helpful and rooms were nice and modern with free Wifi. Highly recommended as a funky place at a good price. There are lots of restaurants and cafes nearby. Breakfast in the morning is good as well!

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Staying in Karakoy

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Karakoy
Sitting pretty with an age-old air about it, Karakoy is situated on the European side of the Bosphorus at the mouth of the Golden Horn. Perhaps the city’s most historically significant area, it’s currently one of the most happening parts of town as well. Here street vendors and alfresco fish restaurants line the banks of the Horn where the views of major attractions across the water rival Karakoy’s own key attractions, such as the iconic 14th century Galata Tower and the Museum of Modern Art. A major hub for local and international waterborne traffic, Istanbul’s commercial and maritime heritage remains as relevant and evident as ever in Karakoy. Commuter ferries mingle with luxury cruise liners at its busy port, ensuring a continuously cosmopolitan flow of people..
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Given the boggling variety of architectural and design styles that crowd the eye in Istanbul, perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised to find the industrial-chic SuB Hotel in Karaköy (née Galata), the ancient commercial and cultural core of the city. And yet, let’s be honest: it is a bit of a surprise. SuB Hotel, quirky capitalization and all, looks more like a place you’d find in Greenpoint (Brooklyn) or Neukölnn (Berlin) than in the oldest part of one of history’s great crossroads of civilizations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about SuB Karakoy

Address: Necatibey Cad. No: 91 | Karakoy, Istanbul 34425, Turkey (Formerly Portus Hotel Karakoy)
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Karakoy
Price Range: $55 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — SuB Karakoy 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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#20 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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