Surmeli Istanbul

Address: Prof. Dr. Bulent Tarcan Sok. No:3 Gayrettepe, Besiktas, Istanbul, 34349, Turkey | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel, located in the Sisli area of Istanbul, is near Galata Bridge, Byzas Tours, Valens Aqueduct (Bozdogan Kemeri), and Cicek Pasaji.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsSurmeli Istanbul

      Reviewed by nwaugh


      Reviewed May 18, 2012
      by (11 reviews) Otorohanga , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

      We found the Surmeli hotel to be very comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful.

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

      TripAdvisor Reviews Surmeli Istanbul

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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