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    Best Western Citadel Hotel

    Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu No.32 | Ahirkapi, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good30%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “marmara sea” (44 reviews)
    “blue mosque” (62 reviews)
    “old city” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Best Western Antea Palace Hotel & Spa
    638 reviews
    #260 of 1,150 hotels in Istanbul
     
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Excellent every thing from they stay to the people who were there were all great wonderful stay just a few minutes walk to the sea and the rooms opening to the sea is just breathtaking and would recommend to anyone who comes to turkeyMore

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    Response from BWThePresidentHotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Best Western Citadel HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    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 “ BW CITADEL HOTEL”. I would like to say that our highest priority is to provide you...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    My wife and I have had great experience staying at this hotel. The location was excellent overlooking the sea and close to all Istanbul main attractions. The staff were very kind, helpful and professionals. Mr. Mesut Kiraz, Front office supervisor was very helpful and friendly...More

    Thank samarrai1
    Response from BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel HotelResponded 19 May 2017

    Dear Samarrai, We wish to express sincere thanks for your cooperation with “Citadel Hotel”. We greatly appreciate that you took a moment to write your warm comments regarding our performance. We are very happy to know that you stayed fully satisfied with the hotel hospitality....More

    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    it is a budget hotel so don't expect anything special. you can find better hotels in istanbul for less money. service was friendly. breakfast was good but I wouldnt stay there again. if you travel in couple, there are better places to be.More

    Thank pa0l0ferrari
    Response from BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel HotelResponded 20 May 2017

    Dear Paolo, Thank you very much for visiting “Citadel Hotel”. Please accept our sincere apologies for all inconveniences you may have experienced during the stay. Because of the total land area limits unfortunately we can not upgrade our property building as we wish it to...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    Sea view, very clean rooms. Excellent service. The menu comes from the best chef. Restaurant with sea view. The professional staff is always at your service, day and night. I can recommend it without hesitation.More

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    Response from BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel HotelResponded 21 April 2017

    Dear EAC-TourismExpert, Thanks for visiting and enjoying the residence services at “Citadel Hotel”. We deeply appreciate your kind feedback and comments. We sincerely hope that your trip was really enjoyable and memorable. It was truly a great pleasure to have you as a guest at...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    We stayed for six days in this hotel last summer. It has a great location, beautiful sea view and friendly helpful staff. You can find many shops and restaurants just behind the hotel. The atmosphere is very comfortable and the breakfast is really good. It...More

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    Response from BWThePresidentHotel, Genel Müdür at Best Western Citadel HotelResponded 21 April 2017

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 63 - US$ 132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #70 Family Hotel in Istanbul
    • #82 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
    • #155 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 31
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    • Turkey >
    • Istanbul >
    • Sultanahmet
    • Also Known As
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    Nad M
    6 November 2016|
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    Response from Zues1020 | Reviewed this property |
    It is better to get a proper consult from hotel itself as some hotel may allowed pets to stay too.
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    Nad M
    6 November 2016|
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    Response from waelshubeir | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, During my staying over there for a week, I did not see any pet around. Hope this helps. Regards, Wael
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    11 November 2015|
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    Response from weatherwitch | Reviewed this property |
    Our plane also departed at 6:20AM, so we scheduled the wonderful hotel shuttle (26 euros total) to leave at 3:30AM. Since the drive to the airport only took a half hour, we had more than ample time to check our luggage go... More
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