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BEST WESTERN Empire Palace

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We love hotel close to all interesting places walking distance every where public transport just out side plus breakfast so good all staff very nice specialty Suleyman and Ozlem. I feel like my house. We will back next visit Istanbul again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose this hotel, mainly due to its location because everything is literally 5-10 min walk. The best part is the staff, especially Suleiman who goes beyond and above to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Lastly, the best breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best hotel ever!! Best people and best service !! Highly recommended, clean, breakfast so yumii&healthy. Location is perfect neer many touristic places like grand bazar, sultan Ahmet, aya Sofia, taxim.. Best manager suleiman! Will be there next time surellyyyy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for ten nights in July. The place is very clean, plentiful breakfast, really nice helpful staff who speak any language you need. Everything was extremely close, few steps from the tram, across from a mosque, shop around the corner. The hotel is just right, no more no less than what you need for a really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel wasn't as I expect: so moderates breakfast lacks differentiation limited options expected more for paid price. Room service was the worst (drawers were opened) bed sheets weren't changed for 4 days. The hotel location is centered in the city near to tramby , so many heritages places , good shops & bazaars. On the other side staff (Irfan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff. And very reasonable rates. I came with my family for two nights and I was very happily served by the receptionist named sulaiman. Proud of the staff. Rooma were pretty clean and services and food was amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel has amazing location all sightsing place close to hotel by walking blue mosque hagia sofhia misir bazaar room was very clean breakfast very abondant and fresh wifi alzo was fast reseption very friendly and helpful specially mr suleyman kind man we sure we will be there again asap thanks best western empire palace for hospitalty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very clean hotel with very friendly staff. Everyone is very happy to help and solve any issues. Nice and convenient location with lots to see and do, E.g. blue mosque right by the hotel. Plenty of food options and gift shops available. Suleyman has been especially helpful with our needs. Peymey greeted us with great warmth and hospitality. Irfan was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would definitely recommend this hotel - the location, service and cleanliness was superb. The staff and owner really went out of their way to look after us and that is highly appreciated. Usually hotel rooms in gulhane / old city can be small but the rooms were reasonably sized. There was 14 of us and some of the rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel on the basis of reviews, therefore i will give a helpful and honest review. The location of the Best western Empire Palace, is excellent, everything is so near, our tram stop is called Gulhane. We have the Gulhane Park within walking distance. And all the Mosques and Tokapi Palace is one ride away or you can... More 

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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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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On February 11th 2008 at the annual meeting of Best Western Turkey, Best Western Empire Palace Hotel became the proud owner of the award "Highest Quality Hotel Award 2007". Best Western International recognized the hotel as the best Best Western Hotel in Turkey on base of regular quality assessments, where Best Western Empire Palace hotel has scored a record high performance. The hotel management is eager to continue working even harder in 2008. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Empire Palace

Address: Hocapasa Mah. Huedavendigar Cad. No:17/19 | Hocapasa Mah. - Sirkeci/Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $56 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Empire Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Istanbul
Istanbul Best Western
Hotel Style:
#17 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#43 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#96 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#125 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#132 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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