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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

our room in the hotel had a fantastic view of bosphorous! we booked it without breakfast , but the location was very near to restaurants so it was okey for us. the room decoration and cleanness was good. it was an enjoyable stay...

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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for one week with my family. at the second day, I realized that my room safe box has been opened and my password didn't work. when I checked my money, I realized that 200 USD of my 900 USD is not at its place. then I went to the reception and told them the story,...

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Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 20 December 2016

It didn't feel like a 4 star hotel, the bathroom was smelly and when I complained about it they said the hotel is fully booked and they cannot change the room. The breakfast had french fries? Who eats fries in the morning, no cake or croissant... the coffee machine was not working, when i asked a member of staff to...

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Al Hoceima, Morocco
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is the second stay at the hotel eveything was great, Excellent location and place to stay in istanbul nearby to Taksim square, great view, quite and clean room, staff is helpful and freindly, Great breakfast, this is the right choice.

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Worst experience ever, the hotel was terrible, no hot water in the room, telephones were not working nor the WiFi , air-conditioner doesn't work and the breakfast doesn't have this big diversity. Rooms were not calm (if someone whispered in the street you could hear it). Finally, we arrived on Wednesday and told them we wanted to extend our stay...

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2Thank omarsaad99
Khartoum, Sudan
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Good location nice staff very clean hotel breakfast is good close to Istiklal street and Metro station safe hotel recommended for couples and family they have nice rooms view to the Bosphoreus very welcoming and helpful there are many restaurants and bars closed 5 minutes walking I stayed there more than 10 times so I recommend for everyone and it's...

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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 3 November 2016

when we arrived they gave us a noisy room wihtout wifi , there was no house keeping , restaurant was week and simple food especialy breakfast , there was not any room service atall , it is generally difrent from its picture in sites esp. booking.com , swimingpool was not clean and water was not change every day . just...

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

So far the worst stay i had in an hotel . I dont how this hotel got 4 stars .the staf on the reception never say hello and are rude when claiming any sevice . We couldnot use the water on the bathroom during three night it has been fixed lately but how come this problem occur in an 4...

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2Thank Adnane A
Malta
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Location was great right in the centre of Taksim. Room was clean with a good working a/c, we stayed for 5 nights but sheets were never changed only made. Upon our arrival we were told that the wifi was not working and was going to be fixed in 2hrs. This took 2 days instead. Our room was quite noisy even...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

I booked this hotel for its close proximity to Taksim Square. It was rated 4 stars and maybe in turkey this is correct and true, but the cracked bed head and unfinished bathroom tiles suggest otherwise 3 would be more accurate. Dirty plates were left in hall ways for days as well as linen and full rubbish bags( this didnt...

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Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
located right on Taksim Square and renovated in 2014, the Grand Star Hotel Bosphorus has an indoor pool, spa facilities and a fitness center. It features rooms with free Wi-Fi. The hotel has a bar, café and a restaurant area offering views of Boshporus. Hotel Grand Star's rooms are spacious and have a built-in closet. Each one has a flat-screen TV with multilingual satellite channels and a work desk. Some rooms feature sea views. At Dion Bar and Restaurant, guests can enjoy regional dishes including lamb stews, seafood dishes and local spirits. The restaurant features large windows overlooking Bosphorus. Grand Star Hotel is less than a 2-minute walk from Taksim Metro Station and less than a 20-minute drive from popular attractions such as Blue Mosque. Ataturk Airport is 16.1 km away. Beyoglu is a great choice for travelers interested in nightlife, food and shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Star Hotel Bosphorus

Address: Siraselviler Cad. No:45 D:1 Taksim, Beyoglu, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Beyoglu
Price Range: $42 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Star Hotel Bosphorus 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Grand Star Hotel
Grand Star Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#231 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#455 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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“Land view was too bad”
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 of 5 bubbles Siavash_SSK, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“there is no good and quiet room in this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles mahdidsh, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“make sure to ask for a double bed or you will get 2 singles and then be forced to move(as i did)”
 of 5 bubbles andrewl79, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“6th floor room view of Bosphorus”
 of 5 bubbles davidmM4284CR, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The walls were a bit thick, so any room will do just about.”
 of 5 bubbles JamesAndTugce, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
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