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BEST WESTERN Empire Palace

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 14 October 2014

I would like to thank Genghis Khan who is working in the Reception Desk for his help and support. He is the one who make the customers satisfy and provides his advice for the best locations and the easiest way to go for the famous locations. Also, I would like to thank Omar Sharif for the good services that he...

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Europe
Reviewed 13 October 2014

This is a very typical 'Best Western standard' hotel which serves its purpose. If the 'old town' is what you wish to explore, this hotel's location is very good since you can reach the main tourist attractions by foot (Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, Topkapi Palace, Galata bridge etc.) as well as public transport (very modern...

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

My husband and I stayed at The Best Western Empire Palace for 2 nights in September. Alihanbey, the owner of the hotel went out of his way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. The hotel is ideally situated , we were with in walking distance to all the tourist attractions , the staff were very friendly, helpful and went...

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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 Best Western Empire Palace Family,

Gulluk, Turkey
Reviewed 12 October 2014

For a first time visitor to Istanbul, the best western Empire Palace is in a great location. Walking distance to the Blue Mosque, Aya Sophia and the Tokapi Palace. These are at the most 10-15 minutes stroll away. Also the Galata Bridge with the restaurants underneath is a short walk away as well. Transport is conveniently located with trams and...

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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 Family,

Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

Simply the Best, this hotel provides a 5 star service, the staff go out of their way to be helpful. Yildrim on reception was very helpful with advise. Entire family thoroughly enjoyed the stay. Breakfast was full range of Continental, English and American and services was perfect. The room was spacious and immaculate. We will be going back next summer...

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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 Family,

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 October 2014

This hotel is in a great location, near most of the major tourist sights. It is within 200 meters of a Metro station, and shopping. The hotel staff is friendly, caring, & helpful, and can speak English. The rooms were quiet, and comfortable. Our room had very large, invigorating walk-in tiled shower, which is important after a long flight. The...

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

Dear Phillip, Thank you very much for sharing this post regarding your stay in our Hotel. It is a great pleasure to read that you loved the Hotel and went home with memorable moments from Istanbul. We hope you come back and visit us again very soon... Neda Shahsevan, Guest Relation.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Excellent location, located a short walk away from a tram stop, as well many of the sights of Old Instanbul. The staff is very professional and offer a high level of customer service, and every member is always ready to make sure you are enjoying your stay. Make sure you say hi to Yildrim at the front desk. He is...

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London
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Many thanks to all the staff at the hotel, especially Nida and her manager (lady from Lithuania), for making our stay a very enjoyable one. After having a bad experience at a hotel in Taksim, which meant that we had to check out a day early, staying here was a blessing in disguise ! Nida and her colleagues were very...

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

This was a family holiday to celebrate my parents 40th wedding anniversary and there was one member of staff at this hotel who helped us celebrate it in a very special way. Her name is Neda and she offered a very high level of customer service arranging an amazing cake for us at breakfast one morning and even coming in...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Excellent staff, friendly and always ready to give a good service. Just in the heart of the city but no noise in rooms. Rooms are comfortable and absolute clean. The GM Alihan Akkoc is doing his best for the guests. Breakfast was good, but the best in terms of food is the restaurant, which gives you the possibility to sit...

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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: ₹ 2,420 - ₹ 5,624 (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
#90 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#96 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#125 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#131 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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