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The Grand Tarabya

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#59 of 1,129 Hotels in Istanbul
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Great room, great service, beautiful location and really clean. They thought of everything to make sure it was a comfortable stay. I would recommend it to anyone going to Istanbul on holiday. There were some lovely fish restaurants nearby too.

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GuestRelationMngr, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Tarabya, responded to this review

Dear 809hazelk, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay in our hotel. We are glad to hear that we could meet your expectations on every level. Our guests' satisfaction and comfort is our number one goal. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Sincerely,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Grand Tarabya is great hotel situated in amazing small marina. Room was amazing with both wall windows overlooking marina and Bosphorus. Food is also delicious as well as a bar at the second floor. It also hosts pizzeria/bar with beautiful outdoor seating. Pool is also great and I really enjoyed. Recomended!

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GuestRelationMngr, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Tarabya, responded to this review

Dear Voyagepreneur, Thank you for sharing your comments about your stay at The Grand Tarabya. It's always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We will share your comments with our team, who will be encouraged and glad to know that we are on the right way on meeting our guests' expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed August 25, 2016

With an absolutely picture perfect view along the coast of Istanbul is the rightly put GRAND Tarabya Hotel!! Overlooking a former fishing village that's now a glam haunt with its quaint little shops and restaurants around this towering hotel is a great escape in itself! The sweeping views from almost every angel of the Bosphorus or Tarabya Bay's lively, yacht-cluttered...

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Dear wendyrozario24, Thank you for taking the time to sharing your feedback about your recent stay at The Grand Tarabya. We are glad to hear that you could enjoy Istanbul in such a unique spot like Tarabya, and the area around our hotel. Meeting our guests' expectations and give them beautiful memories that worth coming back for in one of...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a special hotel situated on the edge of the Bosphorus in a leafy suburb of Istanbul not 20 minutes from the business centre. Very special service at all levels from the Concierge, Front desk to the Room Service teams. The rooms are large comfortable and clean.

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GuestRelationMngr, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Tarabya, responded to this review

Dear sljdubai, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay at The Grand Tarabya. We are glad to hear that you could enjoy Istanbul in such a unique place like Tarabya and that our staff could meet your expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future, Best regards,

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This was our third time at the hotel during the days of 8/12 and 8/15 for 3 nights. As soon as walked in we felt like we were already home from our vacation. We love this hotel and cannot imagine staying in another hotel when visiting Istanbul. My husband was running a fever so the hotel sent a taxi to...

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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice sitting view with good service at the Grand Tarabya cafe. The waiter serving the tea and coffee was polite and offered the service quickly. The weather at the time was also great for relaxing at such modern and well furnished restaurant. Worth the visit!

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GuestRelationMngr, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Tarabya, responded to this review

Dear Mohammed I, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about our R.E.A.D Cafe. It's a pleasure to hear that you had a nice experience and that we could meet your expectations. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards,

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Recently renovated hotel along the Bosporous in northern Istanbul. Staff is extremely friendly and professional. Beautifully done rooms, and some those on the waterfront come with both Bosporus and Black Sea views, the only hotel in Istanbul to offer that privilege. The only draw back is that the hotel is away from downtown and the old city, but a nearby...

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GuestRelationMngr, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Tarabya, responded to this review

Dear Cagaptay, Thank you for taking the time to evaluate your recent stay in our hotel. It's a pleasure to see that you could enjoy the magic of the Bosphorus from such a unique place like Tarabya and that our staff could show you how much they love their job. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the...

Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is great & neat for relaxing & enjoying the beautiful of the phosphorus. Great staff. Away from attractions & they took a deposit of 200€ though in booking.com it was stated that no deposit required.

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GuestRelationMngr, Guest Relations Manager at The Grand Tarabya, responded to this review

Dear Fairouz A, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your recent stay at The Grand Tarabya. We are glad to hear that we could meet your expectations and offer you a good Istanbul experience. We will be contacting you to follow up with the 200 Euro deposit and if there were any inconvenience caused by...

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed July 29, 2016

A very positive experience. The stay was comfortable. We were very well looked after. The pool could have been warmer and the absence of a Jacuzzi was odd given the quality and brand of the hotel. The guest room was well appointed and proportionate in size to its monetary value. The choice of English TV Channels was rather limited.

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Dear Khurshid D, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay at The Grand Tarabya. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your overall stay. Please rest assured that your constructive feedback about our pool and choice of English channels will be shared with related departments in order to offer a better more comfortable experience for our...

Uruguay
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Admiring those huge ships on your window, enjoying good food with excellent service, going at the gym whenever you feel like it, or just walking on the relaxed seaside, the hotel offers a mix that is quite unique in Istanbul. Sometimes being with the crowd close to the Dolmabace Palace is not what you need.

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Dear julbongut, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about our hotel. We are glad to hear that you could enjoy the magic of Istanbul in such a unique spot like Tarabya and that we could offer you a good experience with the food, relaxation and fitness. We truly hope to serve you again in the near...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Tarabya is one of the very first five star hotels of Turkey and a true landmark of genuine traditional Turkish hospitality. Combining Turkish hospitality with high standards service and architecture, The Grand Tarabya is a classic in local collective memory as well as a great memory for international guests. With all its glory and glamour, The Grand Tarabya is now entirely renovated, has modernized its tradition and ready to endure its very special place in the hearts and minds.Overview, After an extensive restoration and renovation period, legendary The Grand Tarabya is ready to welcome its guests in 2013. A new member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the luxurious five-star, The Grand Tarabya is located within the Tarabya Bay on the European shores of the Bosphorus. The hotel is 30 kilometres away from Istanbul Ataturk International Airport.Tarabya is a unique spot in Istanbul, with a picturesque view of the harbour and the beautiful landscape.Guest Rooms & Suites168 deluxe guest rooms, 79 Suites, 1 presidential suite, 30 luxury fully serviced apartments. High speed wireless LAN, Safety deposit box, Self-controlled air-conditioning, Bathtub and shower, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities, LCD TV, Data port and international direct telephone line with voice mail service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grand Tarabya

Address: Haydar Aliyev Caddesi No 154 | Tarabya, Sariyer, Istanbul 34457, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range: $128 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Grand Tarabya 5*
Number of rooms: 248
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Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#20 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#43 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#68 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#114 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“December 2016 time frame - Very safe area for tourists.”
  • Very nice and clean - Hard floors (Wood/Marble)
beadvisedl, Dec 19, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for high floor with a view.”
ismailt27, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“The corner suites have a view to die for!!”
  • Corner Suite!! Highly recommended for its stunning views!!
  • Standard room view
  • Corner Suite!! Highly recommended for its stunning views!!
T4559OSwendyr, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the bosphorus”
Y5123KManas, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a River View room.”
khurshidd, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
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