Hotel Ipek Palas

Orhaniye Cad. No:9, Sirkeci, Istanbul, 34110, Turkey | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Istanbul Daily City Tours, Cagaloglu Hamami, Gulhane Park, and Eminonu Pier.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Ipek Palas Istanbul

    Reviewed by chie.nalzaro

    My stay

    Reviewed Sep 23, 2010
    by (1 review) , United Arab Emirates Flag of United Arab Emirates

    The place is convenient to those who would like to walk and discover new places around. It is nearby the big mosque, the metro and the market.
    The only thing I don't like is that their elevator is so small and scary.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Ipek Palas Istanbul

    Waking up in Ipek Palas is Lovely


    I lived for 5 months in Istanbul to study. Whenever I had guests coming over from Holland I booked room in Ipek Palas. First time I stayed there with my sister and we liked it very much. The room was small but very clean. Also bathroom was clean and opperational. The beds were very comfortable. It was lovely to take a rest there after a long day in this magical city.

    Nice cosy hotel in istanbul


    I travel a fair bit internationally and basically live in my suit case. This is the second time i stayed at Hotel Ipek Palas in Istanbul, It is definitely not a 5 star hotel but the service, pricing and location was important... specially long stays in Istanbul and the location.. Basically, all public transport at your doorstep, lite-railway, train, busses and ferryboats and of course restaurants and small bars.

    Personal perfekt sehr freundlich, höflich


    Ich möchte mein bestes für dieses Hotel schreiben.

    Besonders die Sauberkeit, die Freundlichkeit des ganzen Personals hat mich fasziniert.

    Das Frühstück war auch sehr gut.

    Die Lage des Hotels ist sehr gut nahe dem Meer und in der Naehe von Sultanahmet die Sehenswürdigkeiten von Istanbul z.B. Hagia Sophia Museum, die Blaue Moschee etc.

    Das naechste Mal, wenn ich nach Istanbul komme, werde ich sicher in diesem Hotel bleiben.

    I was robbed


    During the night,someone broke into our room and stole our money,valuable things.DON'T GO THERE!

    En cours d'amélioration ???


    L'extérieur du bâtiment peut faire un peu peur, la construction ne date (très) visiblement pas d'hier mais cela peut être trompeur.

    Historical Hotel


    This hotel is a historical but immaculate hotel with astonishing views of the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus, the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia from the terrace. A short albeit steep hike uphill brings you to the entrance of Topkapi Palace. The breakfast restaurant in the terrace beds are comfortable,the air conditioner works well.It has a very popular place as it is so close to many important places around.

    Careful, definitely don't stay there


    Careful, apparently all the web sites give totally misleading information and terrible lies.

    Just...don't go here!


    This hotel I would definately NOT recommend, the service is absolutely lousy. The prices may seem low, this appears to be possible because of cost reductions on cleaning personnel. Also don't expect anything from the reception-people, especially a younger guy who's name I don't remember right now.

    Their website states: "LAST FEW rooms remainging!". I really wouldn't take this seriously as during our stay we appeared to be the only people in the hotel. I gather the last because of all the keys I saw at the reception whenever I got in or left the hotel!.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ipek Palas Istanbul

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent