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Best Western Citadel Hotel

Booking.comUS$ 59*
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#185 of 1,135 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 61*
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2012

We stayed at the Citadel for a surprise long weekend break for my husband's birthday and we were very happy with our room and the amazing view of the Blue Mosque we enjoyed from it. Toiletries from slippers to shampoo, an amazing power shower, and cheery staff no matter the hour made our stay really enjoyable. Breakfast is vast 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...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2012

One of the best waterfront locations in Istanbul with spacious rooms (we had a junior suite with sitting room and verandah with a fantastic view of the Bosphorous and Sea of Miramar) and within easy walking distance of the Sultanahmet landmarks. Features a nicely appointed patio cafe and bar, indoor cafe and quite lovely banquet rooms. The rooms are nicely...

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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...

Reviewed 30 September 2012

Stayed only one night and can only applaud the location overlooking the water and close to all the important tourist sites but hotel is very dated with heavy dark wood furniture, heavy tapestry curtains that have seen better days and a carpet that needs replacing asap. The staff was nice enough although the night reception employee did seem to be...

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Schomberg, Ontario
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Stayed three nights in this hotel. The location is wonderful and provides easy walking to the attractions in old Istanbul. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. The rooms are spotless, quiet and very comfortable and the included breakfast is fresh and plentiful. We would definitely stay here again.

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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...

Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Location of the hotel was spectacular, very calming and relaxing place for a quiet visit for Istanbul, and the cafe and restaurant of the hotel had a very beautiful view, very close to the most important and beautiful landmarks of Istanbul-Old city which are "The Blue Mosque", "Aya Sofia", "Eygyption Bazaar", and "The Grand Bazaar". Moreover, the exceptional Reception Clerk...

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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...

Reviewed 6 September 2012

I just recently stayed at this beautiful hotel, checked in on 27/8/2012. As soon as I arrived the view of the bosphoros was incredible. Great location amazing views and walking distance to grand bazaar, hagia sofia and blue mosque Wich are all located at sultan Ahmet. Using back door of hotel only takes 15 mins at the most to reach...

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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...

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 6 September 2012

In general this is the second times sating in the hotel and during that period I was interesting and spent enjoying time at hotel Also I would like to take the opportunity to extend my great thanks to the Front Office Manager Mr. Turker SUBASI whom was facilitating my journey over the clock. Also I will not forget the Night...

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BWThePresidentHotel, Ön Büro Müdürü 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...

ontario
Reviewed 6 September 2012

We were brought to that restaurant by our guide tour of Istanbul. Turkey is known by serving amazing food. Having lived in the Middle East for many years , I expected , at least a nice doner lunch. The food they brought to our table ( we were about 75-100 people) was the worst food I have ever ate -...

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Nyack, New York
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Excellent location, truly is within walking distance of Aga Sophia and Blue Mosque. A charming intimate hotel. Very good breakfast buffet as well. The standard room is small but well cleaned and kindly staff

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 August 2012

We stayed one night at this hotel as we needed a connection for our next day flight. The hotel needs a major renovation. To be fair we were given a bad room since it was on the ground floor. Maybe the top floors are better. We checked in late and the reception was far from friendly. Which is very rare...

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • 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
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: ₹ 3,362 - ₹ 7,111 (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
#143 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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