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BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel

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Brescia, Italy
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Very nice hotel, sea front and great position. Very close to all the sights, staff is really welcoming, helpful and patient with the children. Rooms are quite small but well equipped and modern. Great breakfast with any kind of food, restaurant inside is also very good and the service is quick. I really recommend to stay there.

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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 1 January 2016 via mobile

The hospitality was amazing and everyone spoke english. The location was a nice walk to everything touristic.icing on the cake was when we received a nice surprise of take our breakfast package as our check out to airport was 5;30 am before breakfast was serves. Will always stay there

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and would be very pleased to welcome you again, next time you visit Istanbul Best regards Aytekin...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2015

In a word, it is one of too few boutique hotels which attracts both with location and hotel facilities-staff. Friendly and helpful staff, large room with breathtaking sea view and balcony. It gives you energy starting the day with the view. A wide varietyof breakfast again located to the sea view and most attracted thing in breakfast is no charge...

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BWThePresidentHotel, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and would be very pleased to welcome you again, next time you visit Istanbul Best regards Aytekin...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This was our second time stay at this hotel. The staff is so friendly and helpful. We had rented four rooms. The rooms are small but very clean and comfortable beds. If you stay in room facing the Bosphorus bay, it could be lot of traffic noise but the view is excellent. All historic places are within walking distance from...

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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 November 2015 via mobile

Great staff, very polit ,helpful and friendly - all of them , I could not even differ anyone. Location was perfect and view from balcony was fantastic. The hotel is very clean, very good breakfast,good restaurant. One of the best hotels I have ever stayed. The only con is small room for 3 adult, but it doesn't matter everything else...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and would be very pleased to welcome you again, next time you visit Istanbul Best regards Aytekin...

North Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Very nice hotel.Great breakfast.Staffs are very friendly. Neat and clean.15 min walk to the mosques, grand bazar etc.Pick up and drop off services from and to the airport. The only bad part are the rooms,they are small.

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and would be very pleased to welcome you again, next time you visit Istanbul Best regards Aytekin...

Brockville, Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Our room was very clean, and modern. The staff carried our luggage to our room, and were friendly. The view and the location were excellent. Breakfast was included and was great. On the last day we had to leave early and they opened breakfast early for us. The view from our room was terrific of the bay . We felt...

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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 4 November 2015

On a recent cruise last month that departed and arrived in Istanbul, we decided to spend an extra day before and after to enjoy the city attractions. This is the perfect hotel for walking access to the Blue Mosque, Topkapi, Grand Bazaar, and Hagai Sophia, all 10-20 minutes away. The hotel is boutique in style, meticulous kept, and on the...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and would be very pleased to welcome you again, next time you visit Istanbul Best regards Aytekin...

Penzance, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Fantastic location, very clean and the staff were very helpful and professional. the breakfast buffet is second to none: Everything is so fresh and appetizing and the the chef is very accommodating. I will definitely visit again in the very near future. S. L-W

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BWThePresidentHotel, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice feedback after your stay in our Hotel, I would like to say that we are always honoured to welcome you to “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL”. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and would be very pleased to welcome you again, next time you visit Istanbul Best regards Aytekin...

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This hotel, with views of the Sea of Marmara, is in a great location near old city of Istanbul. Views were terrific, restaurant was good, breakfast was great. Staff were very helpful, helped us arrange a tour even with minimal notice, and were very friendly and pleasant, with good English language skills. Bed was extremely comfortable, we each had a...

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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 “on BEST WESTERN CITADEL HOTEL. I would like to say that our highest priority is to provide you with a memorable and pleasant experience each time you stay in our hotel. We will...

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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 )
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel

Address: Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32 | Ahirkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $74 - $126 (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
#116 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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