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SuB Karakoy

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were great - really good interior throughout the hotel with a cool rooftop bar. The location is great - hipster cafes and bars just around the corner. Easy tram connections to all the tourist sites.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great week at Sub Karakoy for a weeks work in Istanbul, very welcoming and comfortable room, the staff were incredibly helpful and very friendly. It was ideally located to get out and see some of the city in the little free time I had, and the staff always had a good recomendation for one of the many... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sub Karakoy is a great little hotel in a fab Istanbul location. The streets nearby are full of cool little cafes, bars, restaurants and clubs (a bit like SoFo in Stockholm or Bermondsey/Shoreditch/Dalston in London). It's easily walkable to Galata Tower and over Galata bridge to the Sultanamet area (or you can hop on a tram). Very near to ferries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous hotel, cool interiors, eclectic artwork, chilled roof terrace bar. Fantastic staff you who went above and beyond to offer great recommendations and book tables for us. Well placed for exploring buzzing Karakoy with it's great bars and restaurants. Highly recommended.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the second time we stay at Sub Karakoy and probably not the last. We love the style and interior design (in fact every time we find another detail to like), the staff was great, extremely helpful and easy going, and the location is perfect, right next to Unter, Finn, and the rest of cool places in Karakoy. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never stayed in a hotel so incredibly unique, where I felt like I was at home immediately. It is the intimate atmosphere which is responsible for this and it is.so appealing, I was stunned at what a fabulous modern Turkish breakfast they have which is included in the price, and everywhere you turn there is a Concept (e.g.1930s... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location for exploring the main sights is you want to stay away from the touristic hub. Very clean and friendly, great breakfast, fantastic roof terrace/bar. Karakoy is a vibrant and gentrified area with cafes, bars and restaurants aplenty. Tram service nearby to take you to all the sights around Sultan Ahmet, Galata is a 15 min walk. I ran... More 

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Khartoum, Sudan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

AMAZING experience! Sub Karakoy is a gem in the middle of Istanbul! I had a blast. Great location surrounded by major land and sea stations, amazing artistic decor, very friendly staff, and very clean. The hotel is designed in such an artistic way, it's probably designed by a professional artist. There's a beautiful authentic Turkish painting in each room, shape... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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 Breakfast
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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: $57 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — SuB Karakoy 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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#19 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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