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BEST WESTERN Empire Palace

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Lacombe, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I just came back from visiting Istanbul, Turkey. We stayed at Best Western Empire Palace hotel for almost two weeks. There were three things that was very happy about this particular hotel: location, friendly helpful staff and a very comfortable bed. We were very happy with the location of the hotel. It is in the old city...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you go to Istanbul you must stay in best Western empire palace because of service and location hotel close all important place by walking and you don't need taxi breakfast very delicious room was very clean they are cleaning everyday reception suleyman very kind and funny tamer and hacer very polite we miss you see you next time

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Empire palace hotel has good location you walk everywhere easily all major site 5 minutes breakfast very delicious room was very clean staff very sweet l remember suleyman and hacer very kind and polite we will be here again bye

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1Thank Ahmad G
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I want to say sameting about location because perfect location close all mojor site this is my first visit istanbul l get enjoy in this hotel staff very friendly and helpful specialy suleyman and hacer very helpful thank you for your hospitaly l will come again l recomend everone see you next time

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Best hotel in Istanbul. It was so clean and comfortable. I felt like I was sleeping in my own bed. The complementary breakfast was also pretty good. I have nothing but good things to say about the staff. They upgraded our rooms for free. In addition, the staff made sure my mother in law had a wheelchair upon request. Thank...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is very well located with the tramway just in front wich is very useful. The restaurant is nice, the service also. Everything is neat. Not that cheap they have a pick up service from the airport. I recommend it

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is a walking distance to the tram and other attractions (Topkapi palace, Sultanahmet, Spice bazar ,...). The staff is friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and comfortable. They also provide airport shuttle at the reception. I will return back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heyy everyone Me and my friend stayed at this amazing hotel for 5 days and it really deserve more than this 5 points The hotel hospitality and the room service is on a high level . Also the breakfast is so much delicious I really would like to thank Mr. Zakirea for Beeing a lovely and kind person Also mr...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique and comfortable place to stay Combines ancient and modern style The service is extremely good It feels like the staff is always waiting for you We checked in by mr Zekariya . He is very lovely and kind Also the others was good The hotel location is near to all the important places And the breakfast is good it...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hello everyone .. i would like to say that it was an amazing idea that we stayed at this hotel Location is good in the heart of sultan ahmet betwwen sirkegi station and gulhane Its near to the most important places of Istanbul Also the hotel is clean .. nice house keepers .. and i would like to give a...

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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 Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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On February 11th 2008 at the annual meeting of Best Western Turkey, Best Western Empire Palace Hotel became the proud owner of the award "Highest Quality Hotel Award 2007". Best Western International recognized the hotel as the best Best Western Hotel in Turkey on base of regular quality assessments, where Best Western Empire Palace hotel has scored a record high performance. The hotel management is eager to continue working even harder in 2008. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Empire Palace

Address: Hudavendigar Cad. No:17 / 19 | Hocapasa Mah. - Sirkeci/Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $47 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Empire Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Hotel Istanbul
Best Western Istanbul
Istanbul Best Western
Hotel Style:
#16 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#33 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#83 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#95 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#125 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#131 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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