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Orka Royal Hotel

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Clean & friendly with a gem of a restaurant- Rocket Bar & Grill, definitely recommend, the staff are friendly but don't speak much English. Beautiful roof pub, excellent service with a relaxed atmosphere. Well situated in the old town where walking to main attractions is easy and scenic.

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Ladysmith,South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We arrived at 0700 in the morning and were welcomed with a smile .They immediately allocated a room to us and invited us for breakfast.The breakfast was an experience with something new every morning.I am a vegetarian and had more than enough options to choose from.The room was comfortable and the bathroom brand new.The front desk assisted us with all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The Orka Royal is in an awesome location for business and pleasure. The staff was excellent. Always helping you and giving key information to make your Istanbul trip was as good as you wanted. Friendly welcoming smiles great you at all hours. I Highly recommend Orka Royal.The hotel is perfectly located central to everything. Rebecca

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Room is very comfortable with a great shower and sleep friendly beds. The hotel has good facilities including great massages, room service and a computer and printer. Staff were very helpful, giving us brochures upon arrival and a board where messages and faxes were put for us. Location was amazing only a 5 minute walk to the Blue Mosque and... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The hotel is clean, the rooms are large, the staff is very helpfull. All around small shops and restaurants. It is practically in the middle of the old town. Very near all public transportation, metro, tram and also ships and ferries.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Nice hotel, and good location. But the staff isn't that nice,, i don"t want to talk in general, but at least the staff member i talked to wasn't that nice. I told him i needed tissue because apparently they don't put in the rooms, he said they don't have. It was raining heavily, so I asked from where i must... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The hotel was difficult to locate as it is right in the middle of old town. This however contribute to the charm of the place. Wonderful clean rooms. Close to te spice market and many wonderfull little shops worth exploring. Did not remeber to take swimming cap and thus could not take a plunge. Made use of the steam room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Great stay in Istanbul. Rooms and bathrooms large and exceptional service from staff. Remember to take a swimming cap as you will not be allowed to swim in the inside pool without your pink cap. Great Turkish bath, steam room and rooftop views of the River. Can certainly recommend this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

I stayed in this hotel on a business visit and found it to be comfortable, strategically located with friendly and helpful staff. The price paid was very competitive and excellent value for money. The hotel has a lot of facilities such as sauna, Turkish bath ad lots more.the price included breakfast which is excellent quality and quantity. I have already... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

My wife and I were in Istanbul for business and checked into this hotel for a planned 6 nights ( we had spent the first 4 in a different hotel) because our host preferred that we stayed in the centre- Sirkeci area. This was one of 3 hotels he suggested. True, access to tram, metro and ferries is superb. However,... 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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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Orka Royal Hotel Istanbul is well located in the heart of old city, Sirkeci. Walking distance to all historical places in Sultanahmet area. The hotel is easy to reach on foot from the train station, also near all business and Shopping centers. Topkapi Palace's Gulhane Park is very close for nice walk or a jog in the garden. The high standard of this first-class hotel (4 stars) is apparent in each of the 105 comfortably furnished rooms. All delightfully designed, each with private bathroom (jacuzzi, bathtub or shower) and including LCD screen TV, satellite TV channels, air conditioning, direct dial telephone, minibar, laptop size safebox, hairdryer and free wireless internet access. You can also reserve non-smoking rooms in this hotel (subject to availability). The hotel provides free Internet access in your room or via a wireless connection in public areas. The friendly team on reception are ready to cater for your every need, whatever the hour, also will provide you with more information for the city. The Royal Wellness Center facilities include fitness, massage rooms, Turkish bath, indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam bath, cure and solarium. Treat yourself to a meal in the hotel restaurant, pausing for refreshment from the bar. The hotel has its own bistro providing light snacks. Topkapi Conference Hall and Galata Meeting Rooms are ideal for hosting meeting or banqueting from 10 to 380 guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orka Royal Hotel

Address: Hoca Pasa Mah. Nobethane Cad. No 10 | Behind the Sirkeci Station, Istanbul 34113, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $45 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Orka Royal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Orsep Royal Istanbul
Hotel Orsep Royal
Hotel Style:
#82 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#132 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#159 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#211 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#228 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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