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Cairo
Reviewed 24 July 2012

The hotel is located near metro and Ito us station. The most important thing that the Havatas bus (airport bus) is across the street. Staff is good, house keeping staff don't clean rooms very well, the a/c doesn't work properly. I spent a lot of time fixing some problems in the bathroom. It is expensive comparing to the services provided.

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5Thank Vanylla
Reviewed 10 June 2012

Very very dirty!While we checked in, we found hair (short,curlly & black) on the floor of our bathroom plus dirty toilet papers in the basket!!the rest of the room was also full of hair and dirts from the previous guests.when we complained they said that they were going to clean it at once but they never did.They were just playing...

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6Thank softzo
Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 26 May 2012

crystal hotel is 4 star hotel (i don't know why) but it seems to me a big 2 star one...!!!! there is just one good point : it is located near taksim square and metro station is in less than 1 min...!!!! however, after i stayed there for a week I totally feel sorry from my choice...!!!! triple room is...

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8Thank Eman-Sadeghi
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Have you ever wanted to go back in time? Here's your chance. The Crystal is a shining example of the generic large scale hotels that have been built in Istanbul in recent decades. Walking into the large reception with its purple marble floors and wooden walls, you could be mistaken for stepping back to circa 1990 with its imitation grandeur....

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 7 April 2012

The hotel was quite old, rooms were small and beds were tiny. I stayed there for 6 nights and had almost the same Breakfast everyday. The staff were absolutely rude and helpless. However, it's placed in a quiet area, near the underground station and you can simply walk to Istiklal street. It's very easy to get there from the airport....

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Namur, Belgium
Reviewed 3 April 2012

This 4 stars hotel is used by a lot of people in Istanbul and it is where we landed for 2 nights after our THY flight was cancelled.THY paid our full board, fortunately: on inspection we discovered that the room price was 235 EUR/night, breakfast included. Now this is a ridiculous high price for the service offered there: the rooms...

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1Thank raobert
Belgrade
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Hotel is located just 50 m from Taksim square, commercial center of newer part of Istanbul. All around it are small streets full of restaurants, cafes, souvenir shops. Just walk down the hill and you may find yourself in busy Osmanbay, great shopping zone. From Taksim take Istikal street (pedestrians zone) that will take you for kilometers of walk, enjoying...

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2Thank senkayu
Ankara, Turkey
Reviewed 19 February 2012

I stayed at this hotel for two days during a business trip. This hotel is located in Taksim and it is surrounded by more than 20 other hotels. This area is very near to Havataş shuttles which provide easy access from İstanbul Atatürk Airport. Taksim is also a wonderful destination for any tourist who comes to İstanbul. These are the...

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3Thank salih02
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Perfect location:))) just few meters to airport shuttle and main square.... Property very frequently visited by neareast and east-europe guests...rooms,service and breakfast are acceptable but just on the edge.....not the beaten,but not the worst...should not be the first choice ...good for 1-2 days...

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 5 January 2012

The only good think about this property is its location. The rest is terrible. Plus - the "bar" prices its drinks as served in a real 5 star surroundings.

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Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Crystal Hotel

Address: Receppasa Caddesi No 7 | Taksim, Istanbul 80090, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Beyoglu
Price Range: $53 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crystal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 185
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Also Known As:
Crystal Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Crystal Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#258 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#500 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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