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Historical Preferred Hotel Old City

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 7 April 2013

First of all, this place had already changed its name to Grand Seigneur hotel without any notice to us, making it really hard to find in the middle of the night when we arrived. We booked the penthouse suite that was described as "50 square meter room with separate living area, big beds, balcony overlooking the sea, fridge, coffeemaker, etc....

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Mugla
Reviewed 31 January 2013

it is my first time in istanbul and l stayed thıs hotel with my wife and we love it. staf was so frendly room was very clean they clean every day thats was so nıce. breakfast was very good open büfet same tıme l was a wake late but they stıll look after us and l love to go there...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 24 January 2013

After seveveral mail contacts and nice pictures we (2 couples) were expecting an OK hotel. When arriving (early October 2012) we were picked ut at the airport, that functinerd well. But there were no vacant rooms!!! One couple were moved to another hotel, the room looking like a brothel, me and my wife were offered a "room" in the attic,...

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Yeovil
Reviewed 20 November 2012

I was surprised to read the reviews of this hotel , as we felt it was excellent value .Thre friends together we booked a triple room which contained three single beds and a double and two bathrooms .Breakfast was standard Turkish fayre and was buffet style , the staff were extremely friendly and the room was clean with clean bed...

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2Thank ScottieYeovil
Faversham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Their plan is for you to book here and then they'll move you to their grotty "sister" hotel 2 minutes away - all the while they're doing you a great favour, but really their ripping you off to get maximum bookings across the two establishments! Don't believe the photos (I suspect they are a decade out of date), we booked...

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4Thank JaneyJane-JaneyP
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Stayed here for 4 nights in october with family. Had booked family room on top floor.was given terrible room just enough space to move,small shower unit and toilet,windows had small holes in bottom. Complained next day was told our room was not available was given 2 seperate rooms, 1 room had no safe, the other room safe was locked and...

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4Thank salem68
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Just came back from Istanbul it was my honeymoon and i have to say this hotel was a disaster!!!! we stayed 14 days and I was counting down the days to leave :(. our plane arrived at 10pm we were booked to check in at 11.30 we go to the hotel to be told by a very unhelpful receptionist that...

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Wil, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Hotel radiating the Charm of previous times long past, but staff ist friendly and helpful. Amenities are not completely stuffed and rooms are spacious but rather dark. Be aware to avoid Room 402, it is an awfully small place, holes to the open, not clean... one bed fills the room and no other spaces for anything like luggage etc. Booked...

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Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2012

We stayed here four nights, it was as follows...Room not prepared only one sheet with huge hole. Accepted this as an oversight. then the next day no water at all, all guests told local problem we checked with surrounding properties including restaurants told this was not so. water came on for 1 hour! this chaos repeated next day, 16 people...

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Medway UK
Reviewed 11 October 2012

This hotel is offering substandard accommodation and operating scams . When our party of 6 arrived we were told that our rooms were not available but that they had rooms available in their other hotel round the corner. This place was extremely shabby and down at heal and two couples had to share a room. When we moved back to...

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Our hotel is located in an old inn, near the old city wall, on the historical peninsula Eminönü. Our hotel building is 107 years old. It belongs to our family since 1936 and has been used for different functions. Our hotel restoration took 3 years. İt is decorated with handy-crafts, engravings,forged iron, paintings, glassware, etc, which are reflecting Ottoman naval force history and different periods of Turkey's history. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historical Preferred Hotel Old City

Address: Nobethane cad. No. 18 | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34420, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet , Sirkeci
Price Range: ₹ 2,402 - ₹ 3,956 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Historical Preferred Hotel Old City 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Choose a room in another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles NorthernCanuck, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Even the penthouse suite suppose to be sea view room but with the empty building in front make it less effective .”
 of 5 bubbles Piyanut, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
“second floor room”
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 of 5 bubbles L_saida2013, 29 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Rooms are bad”
 of 5 bubbles PanaitA, 6 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Bring earplugs or ask for a room facing the rear of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles lynanne, 7 Apr 2013 | Read review
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