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Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

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State of Sao Paulo
Reviewed 16 July 2014

This was my second visit to the Ciragan after 14 years. Things get old! When you enter the hotel you are very welcome by the staff. That's all. The rest needs to be modernized. The rooms, the restaurants, the lobby, the afternoon tea. Istanbul has so many modern hotels, boutique hotels and with good prices. Everything in the Ciragan is...

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CPKI, General Manager at Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, responded to this review

Dear Ciragan Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent stay. We deeply regret that we were not able to meet your expectations and are thankful for receiving your feedback, as this is the only way we can truly assess our guests’ needs, and continuously improve the luxury service we aim to...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 14 July 2014

My experience at Ciragan Palace was an unforgettable one, the BEST birthday ever and I highly recommend this hotel as for me it was not a 5 star hotel but a warm home environment. The staff is excellent, courteous, and above all, a friend to every guest.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 14 July 2014

The Ciragan Kempinski hotel is known as a must in Istambul hospitality This is correct because the care to the guest is the first goal of this hotel staff. The restaurants are very good, the breakfast is overhelming, the same is valid for the rooms. I highly recommend

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Stunning hotel with breathtaking views of the river from our room. Great service, concierge extremely helpful in tracking down our lost luggage, suggesting and booking an amazing dinner cruise on the Bosphorus and helping us with car service to the old city. Rooms -very nice and they fulfilled our request for Bosphorous facing. Pool - decent size and good bar...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Had a great experience. Great service. Best location. Great places to chill close to the bhosphorus. 2 sections of the hotel. 1 is the old palace with 12 rooms. 2nd is the new wing. Many great restaurants. My wife and kid had a great time ! Negotiate well :)

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We were choosing between this and the Four Seasons in the old town. We picked this because of the water view and weren't disappointed; the views are spectacular. This doesn't have the character of the Four Seasons (it's a bit generic), but the location can't be beat. Service was excellent, our rooms were spacious and well appointed. We didn't dine...

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Opio, France
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I live in the S.France and as a senior executive for a multinational have travelled to many fine hotels. In my view this is the best as it offers 5***** luxury, service and amenities on one side and then you have the Bosphorous ! The hotel boasts a spectacular view in front of the hotel where you see boats of...

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South East
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Stayed last month for two days. Great arrival procedure with a personalised service. Changed rooms on seeing the Garden view room we were giving and swapped to a Bosphorus view which was far better. Great service and feeling of grandness about the place but food and drink were very high priced and based on the view rather than the food...

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Kortemark, Belgium
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We only have short holidays, so we always go for the best. Well, believe me, this was one of the best hotel experiences we had untill now : great location, service, friendly and helpfull staff, excellent restaurants, etc. Better than other Kempinskis, altough this one isn't so new anymore. They also have a good hotel taxi-service with decent drivers and...

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Jaipur, India
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

I stayed with this hotel in 2012, and I was expecting same zeal, and wariness this time. But I was terribly wrong, it was a complete waste of money - no warmness in staff, terrible rooms and the only best thing left is the view (Bosphorus) and the Bosphorus Grill restaurant. I do not suggest this property for stay till...

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Dear Ciragan Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent stay. We deeply regret that we were not able to meet your expectations and are thankful for receiving your feedback, as this is the only way we can truly assess our guests’ needs, and continuously improve the luxury service we aim to...

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Besiktas
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cıragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul offers the ultimate in luxury and glamour of a genuine Ottoman Palace with its 313 rooms including 22 suites in the hotel and 11 suites in the historical Palace. This 5-star luxury Imperial Palace hotel is located on the shores of the magnificent Bosphorus overlooking the ancient city of Istanbul, provides a one-of-a-kind experience with its historical ambiance and excellent Kempinski service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

Address: Ciragan Caddesi 32 | Besiktas, Istanbul 34349, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Besiktas
Price Range: $335 - $541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul 5*
Number of rooms: 313
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Also Known As:
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Hotel Istanbul
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel Istanbul
Istanbul Ciragan Palace Kempinski
Kempinski Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#29 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#40 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#43 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“Have dinner at Tugra restaurant. It's superb.”
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“Bosphorus view is a must”
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“Choose rooms with sea view. Worth it!”
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