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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012

The hall of the hotel is very typicall of the arabic civilisation. The room are not very large but the service is very good as soon as your are calling the front desk. The lady at the front desk is doing a great job, she will do anything possible to help you, always with a very natural and nice smile.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Actually a 3 star hotel located in a quite area but far from the old town. Room was small but clean. Service very slow, staff very rude. Breakfast was decent and view from terrace is good. But definitely NOT recommended....

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3 Thank Priyanka G
Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2012

We stayed there with my wife in August, a 4 night city trip, and had an excellent time. The hotel is small and tucked away in the maze of the old town streets. It therefore is not easy to find, but a handheld GPS, a good map or a local driver can all easily overcome this problem. A truly great... More 

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Tokyo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2012

If you want to experience Old City and dive into the world of real non-touristy Istanbul, this is the place to stay. Every day 10-15 mins relaxed walks to Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque and other sites would make me closer to a locally-flavored Istanbul. I once bumped into a traditional wedding with exciting sounds of Zurna (pipe) and Turkish drums!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

We are a family of four who just got back after spending 6 nights in Istanbul. Found the hotel charming and clean. Not too far from the old town however, be prepared for a 10 - 15 minute walk uphill. Can be tiring but then again will help you burn those extra calories from all those kebabs:)) On a negative... More 

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Lahore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2012

I am sitting in one of the rooms as I write this review. It is totally abusred price I am paying for a third rate hotel. The room had a small AC which was installed on top of the enterance door and my room was so hot that I had to ask for a fan. Which was a broken fan... More 

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TheSimurg, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest , Thank you for taking the time to post this review on tripadvisor regarding your recent stay at our property. On behalf of our entire team,I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2012

I just got back from a great trip to Istanbul. Stayed at the Antea Palace hotel for 4 nights. Since I had the single room to myself, it was sufficiently sized and spotlessly clean. The breakfast spread too was good, although repetitive, it still didn't matter. The hotel is located close to Sultanahmet square and the Blue Mosque, although it... More 

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Four Oaks, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Hotel was of good taste. Room had a balcony, an upstairs terrace/restaurant and a bar downstairs with plenty of seating (approximately 50 seating capacity). Tried out the Turkish style bath in the lower floor and the swimming pool. The pool was sort of small but it seems hotels with swimming pools in that vicinity of Istanbul might not be plentiful.... More 

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2 Thank Shane G
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

Our week at Best Western Antea Palace was one of the highlights of of our holiday in Istanbul. Our room at the top floor had its own terrace with wonderful views of the city and the sea. It was large and clean, comfortable for a family of four. The staff were always friendly and helpful. On arrival, we discovered that... More 

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2 Thank AidaZT
Turku, Finland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2012

The stuff was very frendly and helpful. The location is very good everything is very clouse and if the place you want to go is far away then the stuff calls you a taxi. The hotel is very clean and neat. You have a big range at the breakfeast table. And if a visit Istambul again i will stay at... More 

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Best Western Antea Palace Hotel & SPA has gone through major renovations and completely renewed after listening to the feedback given on TripAdvisor. Best Western Antea Palace Hotel & SPA is supremely well located for the historical sites and sounds of old city, offering relaxing and unforgettable experience. The hotel has convenient access to the Ataturk Airport and is close to all main historical attractions, such as Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and more. Offering superior comfort, hotel is beautifully decorated, blending the traditional Turkish and modern design, enhancing the atmosphere of bar and a luxurious Spa. Here, guests can enjoy a relaxing dip in the hotel's swimming pool, a rejuvenating Traditional Turkish Hammam and relax in the steam room. This can be followed with a delightful meal at one of the hotel's fine eateries. The Antea Palace Terrace restaurant offers views over the Princes Islands and the sea of Marmara, contemporary decor and tempting menu. Hotel rooms are artfully decorated in a postmodern Ottoman and Turkish theme, complete with contemporary amenities such as high speed wireless internet access and a satellite LCD TV, hygienic and orthopedic beds, bathrobes for added comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa

Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Yusuf Askin Sok. No: 28 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $54 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Antea Palace Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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Also Known As:
Best Western Antea Palace Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Antea Palace Hotel And Spa
Best Western Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Istanbul
Istanbul Best Western
Hotel Style:
#91 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#169 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#194 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#206 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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“Facing Bhosphorus Sea”
 of 5 bubbles PradeepSriv, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are quiet, clean, small, but enough space for 2 people.”
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 of 5 bubbles usand100, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 201 had a view of the Bosphorus at a distance, beyond a construction site, but seemed reasonably quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Flora1027, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose the sea view, which currently is a little bit shadowed by the construction site in front of the hotel, but still worth.”
 of 5 bubbles TF_Laszlo, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Ed1982_10, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
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