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10 Karakoy Istanbul

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NEW YORK (November 18, 2014) Today, the newest property and first international franchise in Morgans Hotel Group Co.’s (NASDAQ: MHGC) portfolio of boutique hotels, 10 Karaköy, a Morgans Original® (“10 Karaköy”) opened its doors. Located in Karaköy, one of the most vibrant and burgeoning districts in the heart of Istanbul, the 71-guestroom property offers an intimate, luxury boutique experience where history meets modernity. Built in neo-classical style, the historic property has been reimagined, restored and designed in collaboration with award-winning Turkish architect Sinan Kafadar. With 10 Karaköy, Morgans Hotel Group once again showcases its substantial talent in unveiling magical and exciting hospitality experiences in the world’s greatest cities, opening its first property in Istanbul and fourth in Europe. The result is a stunning homage to Istanbul’s vibrant cultural heritage. The original building, formerly known as Büyük Balikli Han, was built in 1875 by architect Ariditi Razi and includes six floors with a glass roof over a large atrium. In collaboration with Morgans Hotel Group and Kafadar, the hotel has maintained the building’s original characteristics in keeping with its historical significance and modern approach to design. Guests arrive through the main entrance into the glass-roofed atrium with marble underfoot. The vaulted ceilings soar above a stunning water feature with bronze fish, a nod to the original name of the building.Further reflecting Ottoman architecture, the rooms on the guest floors have been lined in porticos featuring ceilings formed of the protected original old brick. The 71 distinctive guestrooms, including three spacious suites and three rooms with magnificent private terraces, span a wide variety of room categories from Standard Queen to Penthouse. Each room features custom designed furniture by Kafadar, down duvets and pillows, Malin + Goetz® bathroom amenities, Samsung® LED televisions, docking stations, 24-hour room service and complimentary Wi-Fi. "The opening of 10 Karaköy, a Morgans Original, on the heels of the successful openings of Mondrian London and Delano Las Vegas, continues our commitment to delivering template-breaking development," said Jason Kalisman, Interim CEO of Morgans Hotel Group. "Istanbul is a vibrant city and Karaköy is a neighborhood that helps define the city’s energy and excitement – and we look forward to welcoming guests to our newest home in Turkey."In addition to its guestrooms and suites, the hotel also includes an 82-seat restaurant called Rudolf. Emphasizing the seasonality of ingredients native to Turkey, Rudolf features refined Mediterranean Cornucopia Cuisine with a respect to “slow food.” The restaurant’s exquisite surroundings combine with contemporary harmony in the design, offering a beautiful space to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant features a large Turkish wine collection, in addition to a list of top international, award-winning wines from around the world. Other social spaces within the hotel include Rudolf Bar and Sky Terrace. Rudolf Bar, bringing together Morgans Hotel Group’s sophisticated and seductive ethos with the vitality and energy of Istanbul, debuts hand-crafted cocktails made with fresh ingredients and a carefully curated menu. Sky Terrace is the destination’s newest nightlife experience, offering guests panoramic views of the Bosphorus and old city; a perfect spot for couples or friends to relax and have fun. With a retractable roof and heated floors, DJ’s will play year round to local and international crowds. Accompanying the food and beverage offerings, the hotel features 785 square-feet of meeting space with its Balikli Meeting Room, providing luxury options for corporate meetings and special events for up to 60 people. The Balikli Meeting Room includes state-of-the-art A/V systems and LCD Projector capabilities for all meeting needs, in addition to extensive in-house catering and banquet options. Within 10 minutes of Istanbul’s best shopping, galleries, museums and dining options, 10 Karaköy is the premier destination for locals and international travelers.
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294Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
55Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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Stayed three nights at this hotel. Very good location, service and great beds. Will for sure stay here again if the road leads back to Istanbul. Close to the Galata bridge and the nice İstiklal street, and anyway far from the hectic parts of town. Be prepared for a steep hill up
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Response from 10Karakoy, Yönetici at 10 Karakoy Istanbul
Responded 1 week ago
Dear 563lukasf, Thank you very much for taking your time to write your good comments to us. We are so happy that we are going to see you again in our hotel and you enjoyed your time in Istanbul. Looking forward to see you back Thank you All our best,
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we had booked a twin room with city view room. The room we were allocated had a view of a wall and the office opposite could see straight into the room. When we questioned the city view Erhan the manager said they do not have any rooms with a city view - the hotel was in the
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Response from 10Karakoy, Yönetici at 10 Karakoy Istanbul
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Dear OnAir689766, Thank you very much for your feedback and we apologize your recent stay with us was not up to your expectations. Our all department heads and our staff are informed about your concerns and taken necessary actions not to face the same problem again. Hope we can host you in our hotel again and have the chance of providing you a better service and the maximum satisfaction.
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I was thrilled to see that there was a Morgans hotel in Instanbul, which we had booked at short notice due to a surgical procedure my partner was having in the city between Christmas and New Year 2018. We stay in St. Martin’s Lane (London) often and have also stayed at Sanderson
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Hotelis in great location near Galenta Tower and a walk to most major sites. Hotel staff are good, rooms clean and well appointed. Breakfast buffet is good with cereal, cold buffet and a small hot section
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Response from 10Karakoy, Yönetici at 10 Karakoy Istanbul
Responded Jan 6, 2019
Dear GingerSteve66, Thank for your all lovely comments! :) We'e also looking forward to welcoming you back in 10 Karaköy! Best Regards.
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I was with my husband and mom and stayed at 10 Karakoy for 2 nights. I absolutely loved the hotel and the location. What was great about the hotel: 1) Very close to the Karakoy tram stop and the Tunel station that gets you up the hill to Galata and also very quickly gets you
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Response from 10Karakoy, Yönetici at 10 Karakoy Istanbul
Responded Jan 6, 2019
Dear Yojude, Thank for your all lovely comments! :) We'e also looking forward to welcoming you back in 10 Karaköy! Best Regards.
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It is a central junction for trams - not underground...So there are many right outside the front door/across the street...Some require walking down a few steps but not more than that in this location. Your Dad should be able to navigate it if he can handle a few stairs...Enjoy!
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Yes, it's the same tram. I'm not sure about name of the station, but it's maybe about 3 minute walk to the hotel. From hotel to the Galata bridge and shore is about 5 minutes on foot.
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"Avoid a room at the front of the hotel due to the noise"
"Rooms in the back are very quiet"
"3rd and 4th floors are very good"
"higher floor facing away from the tram line"
"The front rooms can be quite noisy with Trams rushing past from 6am till midnight"
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