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BEST WESTERN Citadel Hotel

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#171 of 1,129 Hotels in Istanbul
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 72*
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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 4 January 2012

Employees behave, is clean, the food is good especially breakfast. It has beautiful terrace overlooking the sea and I think summer is superb.

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

Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 16 December 2011

Small old city hotel, great breakfast included. Perfect Views of the Sea of Mamara....across the street. We walked everywhere, short little lovely walks. I will for sure return to this hotel, I was very pleased. No Elebator and that was the ONLY thing missing.

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

Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

Tulsa
Reviewed 27 November 2011

Began our tour of Turkey with 3 days in Istanbul at the Citadel, and am so glad we did! The location is PERFECT....beautiful view of the Sea of Marmara, yet a short jaunt out the back door took us through a quaint neighborhood to small shops with water, chips, and many of the things we forgot to pack. Up the...

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

Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

california
Reviewed 19 November 2011

Very nice boutique hotel. The owner is a Turkish national that had been living in the United States for a very long time. Now that he's here, he's very hands on and can be found in the lobby. Very nice dinner menu. Breakfast is much better than a continental breakfast. There are 4 different kinds of olives, cheeses, breads and...

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

Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
Reviewed 14 November 2011

I could say Citadel Hotel is PERFECT. great location,only 10 min walk to the tram station which gets you everywhere, 10 minute walk to the most famous attractions (St. Sophia &Blue mosque) the whole neighborhood is the old city, which I love walking through. Rooms are fully equipped. more than we needed... although a bit small (since we had a...

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

Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

Islamabad, Pakistan
Reviewed 9 November 2011

This hotel was clean and the staff was very friendly. We didn't pay much so we didn't expect much. That said, I feel it exceeded expectations. Breakfast was good. Location was OK, but depends on what you want to see and do. We ended up hiking up and down the hill several times between the attractions and the hotel. Good...

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

Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

Ingenheim
Reviewed 28 October 2011

I can only recommend the Citadel hotel in Istanbul: comfortable rooms, good service, nice sea view. Close to the sightseeing highlights and nevertheless located in a quiet area. We had some wonderful days there. We particularly liked the kindness and cooperativeness of the staff, particularly Mr. Turker has really helped us during our stay. We will certrainly come back someday.

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

Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

Santa Cruz, CA
Reviewed 21 October 2011

I stayed here twice, for two nights at the beginning and three nights at the end of a tour of western Turkey. It was by far my favorite hotel of the trip for many reasons---1) the location was superb, an easy walk to the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Church, and Topkapi Palace 2) the views from the lovely cafe and...

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

Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 18 October 2011

if you're being confused by the multitude of hotels in Istanbul, you can choose Citadel hotel, and take it for granted...you'll not be disappointed.I've been there for the 3rd time and if i could i would give it another 'star'...First of all, the location is perfect with the Marmara in your eyes every morning at breakfast.Rooms are very clean, the...

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Dear Valued 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’’. 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...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Had a farewell dinner here on a group tour of Turkey. Meal was a set menu and consisted of salad, vegetable borek, and a beef with potatoes and vegetables. Service was unobtrusive and food tasty, if a bit uninspired (I understand the challenges of feeding 38 people with different tastes). Views of the Bosphorus are lovely, especially at sunset. Location...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge

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 - $119 (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
#131 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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