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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time at Best town palace hotel/Golden Horn and to return again soon Insha Allah.The Hotel is situated within walking distance to all the tourist sites including the Aya Sofya,Sultan Ahmet and the Blue Mosque and access to the European side of Istanbul.The hotel staff are very helpful and gave valuable information on Istanbul.Although we spent only four...

Thank latiefc1
Antalya, Turkey
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Located in a very good lacatoin for visiting İstanbul. The rooms upstairs have perfect panaroma. The rooms are so so, its not very clean. Breakfast buffed is not so rich. Stuffs are friendly esspecialy belboy very kind.

Thank mustafa y
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This place is in a great location. The rooms are basic but clean. Breakfast was really good, a big buffet with lots of variety, lots of fresh fruit, preserved fruits, yoghurts, cheeses, cereals,breadsand salads plus hot food. The service was good - they didn't speak a lot of English but they were certainly very helpful which is all that matters.

Thank Heavysuitcases
Reviewed 18 October 2016

After 26 hours of flying I needed a big rest. I got it at the Golden Horn Hotel. It was exactly what I needed. Friendly, accomodating staff. Decent sized rooms. Wifi. Quiet, which is suprising due to its locatation. Would stay here again.

Thank Rach D
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very oooold hotel ... barely deserve 1 star hotel ... being next to Sultan Ahmet is not every thing or real advantage in such old hotel .. unless u look for cheap place to sleep and thats all, that might be ur hotel ... Access to this hotel with taxi is another nightmare...

Thank hazem b
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great hotel in a good location. All the main attractions in Istanbul are walking distance from the hotel. The staff were friendly and Medeni was very helpful. Loved the tea and Turkish delight that was complimentary every day at 3pm. The buffet breakfast was also fantastic.

Thank Bree25792
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights in April and again for a night when I finished a tour. From what I understand is a common mistake, my travel agent accidentally booked me at their 'sister' Golden Horn hotel a couple of blocks away. Both hotels were great and the service was fabulous. They even transferred my bags for...

Thank KonHoliday
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The hotel is tucked away behind the Sirkeci train station. The views of the Bosphorous are only from the higher floors; Some rooms are extremely tiny & cramped; we were given such a room in the beginning, but then the smiling & helpful staff gave us a larger room. Bathrooms are clean, fittings are not exactly top of the line,...

Thank sunflower01
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located near to sirkeci metro station and backside of gulhane park. It was a very good experience and staff was very friendly and helpful specially a lady at breakfast buffet area. The room were clean and tidy. The breakfast was very good and lots of cheese and olive

Thank Nazia S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I stayed at Hotel Golden Horn for 1 night as part of an Intrepid tour and also extended my stay after the tour was over. I found this hotel to be in an excellent and safe neighbourhood and I was a solo female traveler walking every where. It is close to the Orient express station, a police station, many shops...

Thank CDFToronto

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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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  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Golden Horn Istanbul offers Ottoman-inspired accommodation, centrally located in Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet district. It features free Wi-Fi access and a panoramic restaurant overlooking the Bosphorus. Accommodation: • Elevator • Wi-Fi • Laundry service • Car rental Restaurants and bars: • Main restaurant • A la carte restaurant Sports and entertainment: Rooms and suites • Room service • Laundry service • Family friendly • Baby cot possible • Air condition • Private bathroom & toilette • Hair drier • Mini bar • Safe deposit box in room • TV • Satellite TV • Direct dial phone • Wi-Fi • Slippers • Extra bed possible • Sea view • City view • Refrigerator • Internet access ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Horn Istanbul

Address: Hocapasa Mah. Istasyon Arkasi Sk. No: 9 | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34220, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet , Sirkeci
Price Range: €28 - €57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Horn Istanbul 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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“Choose the upper floors for a view of the Bosphorous”
 of 5 bubbles sunflower01, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Visit the 5th floor for beautiful views of Istanbul”
 of 5 bubbles CDFToronto, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“book upper floor rooms in the 4th floor or the 5th and to be with a view,rooms numbers 503 and 504 are bigger in space”
 of 5 bubbles 452nerminem, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose room 101 if you are choosing a standard room it is bigger than the other standard rooms”
 of 5 bubbles PradeepRaghupathi, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Request a room on a higher floor at the back of the hotel for a quiet nights rest.”
 of 5 bubbles N0laM, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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