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Cartoon Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tarlabasi Bulvari No.36 | Taksim, Istanbul 34435, Turkey (Beyoglu)   |  
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Ranked #703 of 1,109 Hotels in Istanbul
Pune
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162 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“hehehehe.....!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It's at a great location and quite reasonable.
The staff is friendly & helpful. The breakfast very good.
However the name and the themed corridors of cartoon characters really are most incongruous with a 3 star rating - a bit of a put-off......
Would surely recommend it if you're the typical tourist just needing a good nights sleep & wholesome breakfast.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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dubai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

I was super disappointed with this hotel's Shockingly Bad service. I will never stay here again.
Just some of the highlights:
Room cleaning staff must be completely untrained. The room was always in a mess with dirty clothes and towel thrown on top of clean ones.
The reception staff were not happy to see us.
Breakfast was suitable only to Asians and not Europeans tastes.
Hardly anyone spoke English.
Our stay here almost Ruined our trip to Istanbul.

Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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india
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Stayed in Cartoon Hotel for three nights. Excellent location at Taxim Square very close to the funicular and Istiklal Street. The breakfast spread was very impressive for a hotel of this category. The front office was very helpful and the wifi speed could not be faulted. The only problem was the housekeeping and the fact that they charge for bottled water whereas it is the standard practice for hotels to provide at least one bottle per day and then charge for subsequent usage. But the main irritant was housekeeping, the room was neither vacuumed nor swept for three days, which can easily be rectified by better management. Otherwise would recommend this hotel anytime.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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esfahan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 4 days in cartoon hotel.the staff were so kindly.every thing was good.the only thing annoyed me was at night the fans didnot work and we felt a bit cold.
Everything was good.tanks to staff

Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Me and my wife stayed at Cartoon hotel for 5 days. The reception was friendly, they upgraded our room to a suite at the new building. The hotel itself is only 1 minute walk from Taksim Square, excellent location. Breakfast was good, lots of variety, I personally expected less but it was a good surprise. The staff was helpful and we didn't have any problems throughout our stay.

I would recommend this hotel for couples and families alike.

Room Tip: Get a room in the new building away from the street noise.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Tee477
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stayed a few nights at Cartoon Hotel during a business trip to Istanbul and i found it extremely convenient regarding location, especially if one is taking the Havatas bus from the airport. However my experience was rather controversial. I practically had no proper sleep for two nights because of the loud noise coming from outside. Somebody would just park their car on the street and get the music on, making my room vibrate like a night club at 4am. I also had to complain about a broken shower head which was never fixed leaving me with no proper shower for the whole of my stay. The time I stayed at Cartoon, the hotel was undergoing a renovation and all staircases were resembling a construction site. I guess i should have been notified. My room was well furnished, but i could sense a generally bad smell around the space.

Staff is friendly in general and they kindly accepted me really earlier than check-in time. I found the price of the room ridiculously high for the quality and the service.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Eve P
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australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed there in March 2014 for a week. Location was very good but noisy. Staff were friendly however most of them couldn't speak English. Breakfast was average and the restaurant located at 9th floor, considering a TINY lift (barely can fit 4 persons),, expect long waiting to go to the restaurant. in couple of rainy days, restaurant got flooded due to glass ceiling being poorly sealed. Room was small and air-conditioning was only heating but not cooling!!!!,, overall way below expectation for 4 starts rated hotel.

Room Tip: Make sure your room is in quiet side of hotel (back of hotel).
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank munichwild
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Property: Cartoon Hotel
Address: Tarlabasi Bulvari No.36 | Taksim, Istanbul 34435, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Beyoglu , New City / Taksim
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#379 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Cartoon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 127
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