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“Thoroughly recommended hotel in Istanbul” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Berce Hotel

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Berce Hotel
Ranked #119 of 1,121 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Northants
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Thoroughly recommended hotel in Istanbul”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

Everything positive written about this hotel is indeed true. Having visited with my wife and friends for a long weekend, I would not hesitate to return another time to The Berce.

Rooms were clean and tidy, and breakfast was great (traditional Turkish - lovely selection). Mehmet and his colleague (did not catch his name) are professional and friendly, and unfailingly willing to help with our queries. The staff are also very friendly, and I just wish that all hotels could have customer service of this level.

Not suited if you have walking challenges as there is no lift, but apart from that this is an ideal option for a non-expensive hotel in the Sultanhamet area of Istanbul.

I never award five stars for anything, as perfection does not exist - but for the money - this comes close.

Room Tip: No lift so ask for a room on the lower floors if stairs are a problem for you.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

What a lovely hotel. friends of ours booked this hotel for a long weekend so we wern't sure what t expect but we were not disappointed. The Staff were so friendly. The area is great as a base to explore the old town, you are literally five minutes walk from the Blue Mosque.
We visited in February and the temperature outside was very cold but the rooms were always nice and warm as is the welcome as you walk into reception.
We had a lovely time in Istanbul and would not hesitate to revisit the Berce Hotel.
If i had to criticise anything i would have liked a kettle in the room so i could make apple tea but that's just being picky!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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76 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

berce hotel is located in the quieter area of sultanahmet, close to the blue mosque, hippodrome and aya sophia. the hotel is small, but rooms were of adequate size. Our room had 3 small balconies from which we could see the marmara sea :) Mehmet was very helpful in giving directions. The breakfast on the room terrace was nice as well.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Kent
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34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

We have just returned from a short break in Istanbul and chose this hotel based on various Trip Advisor reports and I am glad we did as the hotel is perfect in many respects. We arrived in the early hours (due to snow in Istanbul!) and the taxi driver struggeld to find the hotel which is located in a side street that, at first, appears to be in the middle of nowhere. However, when you get your bearings you will realise it's only a few minutes walk from the Blue Mosque and therefore a great base to explore Istanbul. The bedrooms are immaculate and well appointed and the breakfast, served daily on the rooftop terrace, is more than adequate. In addition to the facilities and location, where this hotel really scores is the personal service provided by Mehmet and his team. Nothing was to much trouble for anyone and when we returned to the hotel after day out on Friday, we found a bottle of wine and fruit basket had been delivered to our room as Mehment had realised from our registration card that it was my birthday! - That's what I call service and sadly it's seen all too infrequently these days. All in all a lovely little hotel and we would certainly return

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Sydney, Australia
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2012

Spent 6 nights here and would stay again. Room was a good size, well maintained and clean. Wifi worked well. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was varied and good.

When you first arrive, you may think you're in a bit of a strange area, however once you get your bearings, you'll find that it's a great location to experience Istanbul.

All in all, good value.

Stayed October 2011, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Berce Hotel

Property: Berce Hotel
Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Mustafa Pasa Sokak No 6 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#12 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#23 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#46 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#106 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Price range (per night): ₹ 1,981 - ₹ 3,113
Hotel Class:3 star — Berce Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is in the center of İstanbul on a quiet neighborhood street a five minutes walk from the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Hagia Sofia in Sultanahmet, the historical center of İstanbul.There are 7 exclusive and nicely decorated comfortable rooms, 4 of them with balconies.We have a terrace, where you can have your breakfast and have your drink with the magnificent view of the Marmara Sea, old town and the Blue Mosque. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Berce Hotel Istanbul
Berce Boutique Hotel

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