Stayed here for one night before joining a tour, based on the great reviews.
I wasn't disappointed.
The location is fantastic, with the rooms not too noisy especially considering the location. Just about everything 'touristy' that you want to see in Istanbul is within walking distance, and the staff couldn't be more helpful and friendly, although a couple of jokes went over my blonde head!! ;) The rooms are maybe a touch on the small side but very clean and tidy with a large comfortable bed and proper blinds which seemed to be an unusual thing in Turkey.
The bathroom was very clean and tidy with great water pressure...there were a couple of mismatched tiles where some repairs were done but who cares about aesthetics when you can actually have a decent shower.
Breakfast was a little so-so. The food on offer was fine but I didn't like the basement room it was in - kind of depressing. Maybe they should move it to the restaurant attached to the hotel as I didn't see much (if any) trade first thing anyway.
Had laundry done whilst there. It was really quick, well priced and done well.
I would definitely choose the Constantine over another more expensive hotel I stayed at in Istanbul if or when I return. The price, location and service cannot be beaten.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Constantine Hotel is a modern and stylishly designed boutique hotel oasis with a warm welcome and attentive service in the heart of the old city. Whether enjoying a peaceful and relaxing stay in one of the contemporary and highly comfortable bedrooms,the Constantine Hotel in Istanbul ensures a personal touch by professional and dedicated people who take pride in their efforts to make each and every guest especially welcome. ... more less