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Galata Antique Hotel

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The hotel is very nice, clean and has friendly stuff. Everything is very nice and good quality. The best part is the location, right next to the Tower, Istaklal and Sishane Metro st. Rooms are very nice. the only thing i would improve is to put some music during the breakfast hours as its very silent there and feels weird...

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Galata A, Ön Büro Müdürü at Galata Antique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to review your stay in here.We are so glad to see that you have had a good time in here and pleased that we have helped a litte to make it happen.Also we already worked on the music issue:) So looking forward to seeing you here for another stay in the near...

saudi arabia
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Stayed here the first 4 nights and 2 more nights at the end of my holiday in Istanbul. Great services, friendly and helpful staffs! beautiful and cozy room plus the amazing view from the room. Only few steps from the metro and the vibrant of istiklal street. Staying here make my stay in Istanbul a wonderful one. Thank you everyone!

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Galata A, Receptionist at Galata Antique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sari, Thank you very much for taking your time to review us.We are so happy to read that you totally enjoyed your stay.Please keep in mind that you have a new home here in Istanbul. Looking forward to seeing you here for another stay in the near future. All the best. Zeynep Kale

Reviewed 19 December 2015

I only stayed in this hotel one night and loved the service. Hotel is located with a few stairs so hard to take a heavy luggage up the stairs to get to the hotel lobby. I had the help of my cabdriver so was glad that I didn't have to carry it as often. My room was on the top...

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Galata A, Ön Büro Müdürü at Galata Antique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yojna Verma, First of all thank you very much for taking your time to rate and write.We are really happy to see that you totally enjoyed your stay with us.Hope to see you soon again on a longer future visit to Istanbul so that you can enjoy having a breakfast on our beautiful rooftop terrace. Kind regards, Galata Antique...

Bronx
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Having now experienced at least 3 other hotels in Turkey, I found that the Galata Antique was wonderful in terms of the warmth, helpfulness and professionalism of staff, the ambience of the hotel itself (and great location), and I will always remember the rooftop cafe with its wonderful view, great breakfast and chorus of seagulls to start each day. I...

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Galata A, Ön Büro Müdürü at Galata Antique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Harris Huberman, Thank you very much for taking your time to review your stay in here. We are so glad to see that you have had a good time in here and pleased that we have helped a litte to make it happen. Looking forward to seeing you and your lovely family here for another stay in the near...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 4 December 2015

My wife and I stayed in this hotel in November 2015. It is located near Galata Tower a few meters away from the tunnel train, an metro station and the Istiklal street, one of the most crowded streets in Istanbul. The hotel seems to be old but it is well decorated, clean and the rooms are in good condition. At...

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Galata A, Ön Büro Müdürü at Galata Antique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gpagi, First of all thank you very much for taking your time to review your stay in here. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the service and found our staff very helpful. Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience so we will be trying hard to overcome these lacking sides to serve you better....

Epping, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The Hotel is in a great location next to a metro station and near the trams in karakoy but it has small, tired rooms with some of the staff lacking training. The first room we had was hardly larger than the double bed with small bathroom, no wardrobe just a hanging rail and had no safe despite being advertised as...

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Spain
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The hotel is located just next to a metro station, easy to travel around the city. Just 1 minute on foot you get another metro for a Karakoy / Sultanahmet trip. I just didn't like the noise coming from outside. I think it's not padded. The staff is polite. The guy at reception Ally (not sure how it's written )...

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Galata A, Ön Büro Müdürü at Galata Antique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Felicia Moreno, We are really appreciated to have this, very nice feedback from you. We just do our best to see you enjoy your stay in here. Looking forward to accommodate you here during your next trips to the city. Kind regards, Galata Antique Hotel

Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

My biggest complaint was that it seemed run down and dirty which is a shame as its has a really cool boutique vibe and is in a great location, but not close the centre FYI. The staff don't speak English and despite telling us they had a shuttle to the airport organize for us at 6am, they didn't, they just...

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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

This hotel was recommended to us and did not disappoint. Well situated and quiet boutique hotel close to the Istikal Cadessi and other cute streets and funicular to the harbour. We did take the deluxe suite and probably one stage down would have sufficed. Attentive staff and great area for breakfast. We used the roof top for a sunset drink...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I am used to travelling all around the world and recently I spent some days in Galata Antique Hotel in Istanbul which left me a lot of wonderful memories. Two nights of a period of time to let guests find out about problems, as well as any good or bad aspects of an establishment. But as far as I am...

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Galata A, Ön Büro Müdürü at Galata Antique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Morad Montazami, Thank you very much for taking your time to review us. We are so glad that we have helped you spend a nice time in here. Looking forward to accommodate you here during your next trips to the city. Kind regards, Galata Antique Hotel

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Galata Antique Hotel is housed in a beautifully decorated 19th century Neo-Renaissance mansion built by the French–Ottoman architect Alexandre Vallaury. This very welcoming hotel, which is conveniently located in the Tünel Meydani district, a famous bohemian quarter, is an ideal base for visitors wishing to discover the real Istanbul. ... more   less 

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Address: Mesrutiyet Street No:119 | Tunel - Beyoglu, Istanbul 34430, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Beyoglu
Price Range: €44 - €127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galata Antique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Best views are from the 5th floor but hard to get to if you have a heavy luggage with you”
 of 5 bubbles yojnav, 19 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Avoid room 101”
 of 5 bubbles Gpagi, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't forget to request a room facing the Galata Tower, especially the night view is magnificent. Also ask for the 4th for better view.”
 of 5 bubbles Sugarpops2015, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“boutique hotel”
 of 5 bubbles kalmanj87, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the last floor rooms because it does not have elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles TAKBP, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
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