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    Best Western Empire Palace

    Hudavendigar Cad. No:17 / 19 | Hocapasa Mah. - Sirkeci/Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
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    • Average7%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a wonderful time. Rooms were clean and comfort. The staff were amazing. Mr. Irfan was so nice and helpful and took care for us offeeing a good and quite room. Mr. Ali great person and helpful. We felt really great and welcome. The...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The most I liked in this place was the staff . They were very helpful. Mr Irfan's Smile made us feel so welcomed, his help and support was unbelievable. The same goes for the rest of the staff.Breakfast was away better than expected. . Location...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Magnificent staff & lovely place to stay in With great location near to all tourism attraction sites & 2 mints walk from 2 Tram station within a walking distance from the Blue mosque & Aya sofyia & ...... With clean room & nice breakfast Lovely...More

    Thank adelroony
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed 3 nights at Best Western Empire Palace They let us checked in early. We were at the property as early as10am. The location was strategic. Only few meters away from Gulhane station and further down is Sirkeci station. Easy walking to Blue Mosque,...More

    Thank mizzane
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    You cannot ask for a better location. Very close to the tram station, metro station, bosphorous, market, blue mosque, topkapi palace, grand bazaar and spice bazaar. The list goes on so you can imagine how convenient it is. The rooms are big enough. The reception...More

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    • US$47 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #18 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
    • #34 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
    • #70 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
    • #95 Business Hotel in Istanbul
    • #124 Family Hotel in Istanbul
    • #130 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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    Omar A
    11 September 2017|
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    Response from steveandheidi96 | Reviewed this property |
    We grabbed a taxi at the airport to Hotel and had Best western arrange a ride back to airport to return to the USA. I booked Hotel thru travel agent-no transfer included. With the fall of the Turkish Lisa the taxi cost... More
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    3 May 2017|
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    Response from EMPIRE PALACE H | Property representative |
    Dear Ashraf ı cannot give you email adress from here but ı will give you my number whatsapp ı can help you for all and ı will writre our email adress on whatsapp 0090 507 403 25 21 Guest relationships SÜLEYMAN
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    16 March 2017|
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    Response from EMPIRE PALACE H | Property representative |
    Dear UTAH You can send message from our facebook page BW Empire palace hotel ı will help you for everything Best regards, Süleyman YAŞAR
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    "Perfectly situated."
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    "good view, best location to see historical zone,"
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    "Very close to historic sites, stations. Higher floors have less noise,"
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    "it's better last floors where you will hear less noise"
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