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BEST WESTERN Empire Palace

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

This hotel is value for money and almost every thing is excellent except breakfast, services are good specially staff is very friendly specially a lady name Ceylan is really helpful during ur trouble. Recommended to stay.

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Neda S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Empire Palace, responded to this review

Dear Fabio, We are glad to know that we could keep you saticfied,thanks for your nice review on Trip advisor. it really helps us to be better in quality for everything. Best wishes fromn B.W empire palace familly.

Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Excellent location - near Sirkeci, great hotel, great service and friendly professional staff. Good price. I would definitely stay at this hotel in the future. Tasty food in the restaurant - breakfast and dinner.

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Neda S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Empire Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your precious reviews here about our hotel. We are happy to know you had a nice stay. We hope we will host you again on your next trips to the city. Best Regards From B.W Empire Palace familly.

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 5 January 2015

I was at Best Western Empire Palace with my mother in August 2014 for my birthday. The staff was very welcoming: we arrived early in the morning at around 9-10. While our room was ready we were invited for breakfast (on the house) which was delicious and which we enjoyed the following days also. Yldirim at the front desk was...

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Neda S, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Empire Palace, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for the time to review our hotel We are happy to hear that you had a nice stay. Thank you for choosing us , we look forward to welcoming you back next time! Best Wishes from B.W empire palace familly.

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Best Western Empire Palace Hotel has made our first trip to Istanbul very remarkable by their great hospitality. Location is also perfect to explore the city. Rooms are very clean and all staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Enjoyed being with them !!!!!!

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your precious reviews here about our hotel. We are pleased to read you had a great accommodation experience. We are looking forward to host you on your upcoming trips to the city. Best regards from B.W empire palace familly.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2014

The Best Western Empire Palace turned out to be the perfect base for a short stop in Istanbul before travelling further east. On top of that, the friendly welcome and delightfully furnished rooms made my first night in Turkey a real pleasure. The hotel is easily reached from the airport using public transport - Metro (M1) to Zeytinburnu, tram (T1)...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your precious reviews here about our hotel. We are pleased to read you had a great accommodation experience. We are looking forward to hosting you on your upcoming trips to the city. Best regards from B.W empire palace familly.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2014

This was my first trip to Istanbul with my wife, so everything was very new. But from the pick-up at the airport and the moment we arrived at the hotel hospitality was tremendous. Very courteous and friendly, the staff was on hand to explain and support in every way possible. The rooms were absolutely fine, clean smelled great including the...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your precious reviews here about our hotel. We are pleased to read you had a great accommodation experience. We are looking forward to host you on your upcoming trips to the city. Best regards from B.W empire palace familly.

Brasov, Romania
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Hotel is located in the best possible area for tourists who want to visit as much as possible from Istanbul in just a few days. Breakfast is OK, rooms are very nice and spacious, all receptionists are extremely friendly and helpful.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your reviews here about our hotel. We are glad to know you had a pleasant stay. Looking forward to have you again in our hotel. Best Regards From B.W Empire Palace familly.

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Any comment about the room even if it wasn't nothing special. The location is not the best if you look for rest and silence. The hotel is located in front of the tram line and you can hear perfectly when the next train is approaching. Of course the hotel is close to HayaSofia, Blue Mosque and Sultanhamet. In the morning...

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Alihan, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Empire Palace, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your stay. I am terribly sorry that you were unhappy with your stay, please accept my apologies. Please be assured that your comments will be forwarded to our front office manager to investigate and to improve our services. Thank you very much again and I trust you...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Outstanding location, walking distance from most locations in the the Sultanahmet area. Wonderful reception staff esp. Moustafa, Chidam and Ardwan; quaint hotel decor; clean rooms although rooms in the front part of the hotel are prone to noise from the trams along the street below. Limited selection of hot items in breakfast but this is more than compensated by the...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your precious reviews here about our hotel. We are so glad to read that you found our hospitality fantastic. We wish to host you here again on your upcoming trips to the city. Best Regards From B.W Empire Palace familly.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 9 December 2014

I am giving 3 points for 3 good things this hotel has. 1. Best asset of this hotel is location. 2. The room we stayed in (4th floor) has strong Wifi 3. Hotel has good air conditioning/heating facility. The room we stayed has a very - very noisy bed! The small vault is damaged. We have requested someone to fix...

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Dear Lhei, Greetings from B.W Empire Palace Hotel and thank you very much for taking time to share your experience at Tripadvisor for other travelers. With pleasure we read that you appreciated your stay and the services provided by the staff and we are so happy that we could make your stay a remarkable one. Would you ever travel to...

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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 Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: ₹ 2,618 - ₹ 5,825 (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:
#18 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#36 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#96 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#104 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#125 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#131 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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