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Best Western Citadel Hotel

Booking.comUSD 59*
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#187 of 1,135 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 109*
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have had great experience staying at this hotel. The location was excellent overlooking the sea and close to all Istanbul main attractions. The staff were very kind, helpful and professionals. Mr. Mesut Kiraz, Front office supervisor was very helpful and friendly with excellent professional manners. We really enjoyed our stay during our two visits in April...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Samarrai, We wish to express sincere thanks for your cooperation with “Citadel Hotel”. We greatly appreciate that you took a moment to write your warm comments regarding our performance. We are very happy to know that you stayed fully satisfied with the hotel hospitality. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. We hope to see...

Mugnano di Napoli, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a budget hotel so don't expect anything special. you can find better hotels in istanbul for less money. service was friendly. breakfast was good but I wouldnt stay there again. if you travel in couple, there are better places to be.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paolo, Thank you very much for visiting “Citadel Hotel”. Please accept our sincere apologies for all inconveniences you may have experienced during the stay. Because of the total land area limits unfortunately we can not upgrade our property building as we wish it to be. We deeply value your loyalty and understanding in that case. Thanking you for your...

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Sea view, very clean rooms. Excellent service. The menu comes from the best chef. Restaurant with sea view. The professional staff is always at your service, day and night. I can recommend it without hesitation.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EAC-TourismExpert, Thanks for visiting and enjoying the residence services at “Citadel Hotel”. We deeply appreciate your kind feedback and comments. We sincerely hope that your trip was really enjoyable and memorable. It was truly a great pleasure to have you as a guest at our hotel. We are looking forward to see you with us soon again. Kindest Regards,...

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stayed for six days in this hotel last summer. It has a great location, beautiful sea view and friendly helpful staff. You can find many shops and restaurants just behind the hotel. The atmosphere is very comfortable and the breakfast is really good. It has a nice shaded outdoor sitting area for breakfast.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Abaq Khalil, We wish to express sincere thanks for your cooperation with “Citadel Hotel”. We greatly appreciate that you took a moment to write your warm comments regarding our performance. We are very happy to know that you stayed fully satisfied with the hotel hospitality. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest. We hope to...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Despite of the small sizes of the rooms the stay was excellent because of the nice staff and the great location nearby J F Kennedy street and the old city, you can go every where by walking and enjoy the charm of Old Istanbul. I stayed there in March 2015

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mohammad A, On behalf of the hotels staff and management, I would like to thank you for choosing “Citadel Hotel”. I hope that the hotel’s service level could meet and exceed all your expectations. We would love to have the pleasure of seeing you as our regular guest. We are looking forward to your next visit and wish you...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I stayed at the BW Citadel for a few days last week. I was very satisfied with all aspects of my stay. The hotel has an excellent location and I was able to walk within 10 mins. to all the major sites that I wanted to visit such as Blue Mosque, Aya Sofya, Top Kapi etc. The sea view from...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the hotels staff and management, I would like to thank you for choosing “Citadel Hotel”. We greatly appreciate that you took a moment to write your warm comments regarding our performance. We are happy to know that you stayed fully satisfied with the hotel hospitality. We would love to have the pleasure of seeing you...

Laurel, Maryland
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our tour group stopped here for lunch. Great outdoor dining, with an awesome view of the harbor/ Build up against the old citadel walls. Perfect location, excellent dining, clean rest rooms. Fast and efficient service for a large group dropping in. good wifi.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are forever grateful that you shared your ideas with us and other travelers. Our aim is just to make satisfy our guest to have a memorable and pleasant...

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Hotel is one of the most excellent hotel in Istanbul with unique location in front of the Marmara Sea. Good for relaxation and to enjoy the view of the sea in the morning from room window and while you are in the restaurant having breakfast. Very good staff who are friendly and supportive.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind comments. It was indeed our pleasure and privilege to look after you, during your stay. I am glad to learn that it was a successful one and that my team delighted you and all your attendees with our BW CITADEL HOTEL hospitality from the hearts. It has been our pleasure having...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Best Western CITADEL hotel in Istanbul is such a hotel that added value to my vacation as well as my kids. Location, view, food and staff are excellent. Special thanks to Mr. Ridwan who used to deal with guests in very professional way and trying his best to assist them by spending a lot of time making our trip enjoyable...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the hotel management and all the hotel staff, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are forever grateful that you shared your ideas with us and other travelers. Our aim is just to make satisfy our guest to have a memorable and pleasant...

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The location was pretty amazing. Not too close to Blue mosque, not to far. It took about 10 mins for us to walk to the main attraction points. The room was not that big and we had 7 luggages since we visited Turkey on our way moving to Canada. They kept our extra luggages in their storage space locked. So...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us at BW Citadel Hotel. I was pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Kindest Regards, Aytekin GUC General Manager BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Best Western Citadel Hotel

Address: Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32 | Ahirkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $71 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Best Western Citadel Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Best Western Istanbul
Istanbul Best Western
Hotel Style:
#70 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#82 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#144 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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“The dining area was excelelnt and overlooking the sea. The room we stayed in have great view of the sea and city”
samarrai1, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are wellcome”
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“You will enjoy sea view every morning by booking a room with sea view or corner suites with little extra cost.”
waelshubeir, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“sea view suites are the best”
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“Get a room with a sea view!”
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