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Bender Hotel

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9.2

Excellent (234 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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420 m Hagia Sophia

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420 m Blue Mosque

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490 m Basilica Cistern

Hotel Overview

Bender Hotel is a popular accommodation choice for travelers visiting Istanbul. Drawing from a comprehensive analysis of user reviews, this hotel is appreciated for its amenities and services while also receiving some criticism.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Location: Ideally situated, making it easy to explore Istanbul's attractions.
  2. Staff Friendliness: The staff are noted for their courteous and helpful behavior, enhancing the guest experience.
  3. Cleanliness: Guests appreciate the hotel's high standards of cleanliness throughout the premises.
  4. Comfort: The rooms are praised for their comfort, ensuring a restful stay for visitors.
  5. Value: Many find the hotel to offer good value for the price, mentioning satisfactory service and amenities.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests mention that noise from the streets or other rooms can be a problem.
  2. Food Quality: A few reviews point out that the food, while varied, sometimes falls short in terms of quality.
  3. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Issues with Wi-Fi strength and connectivity have been noted by a number of guests.
  4. Maintenance Issues: Occasional maintenance problems in the rooms or other areas of the hotel have been reported.
  5. Room Size: A minority of guests feel that the room sizes are somewhat smaller than expected.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast included

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Housekeeping

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

24/7 front desk

24/7 front desk

Free buffet breakfast available daily

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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Score icon9.2

RateScore

Total 234 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.2

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booking

234 Reviews

9.2 / 10

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 15

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

25

Download

24

Upload

10

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Hagia Sophia

420 m

Blue Mosque

420 m

Basilica Cistern

490 m

Bosphorus

630 m

Grand Bazaar

1.05 km

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Getting around

Istanbul Cankurtaran Station

350 m

Sultanahmet Station

560 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW)

27.5 km

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Restaurants

Ocean's 7 Cafe & Restaurant

140 m

Akbıyık Fish House

Nearby

Turgut Pide Kebap

Nearby

Fish Home Ahhırkapı

140 m

Rounders Pub

Nearby

Street View

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Daytime safety

70 out of 100

Safe

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Nighttime safety

40 out of 100

Unsafe

Istanbul safety index

Safety

Crime

59

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

59 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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44

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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67

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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44

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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43

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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57

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

48

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

48 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

46

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Mugging or robbery  45/100

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Car theft  32/100

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Car break-ins  44/100

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Home break-ins  42/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

42

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Physical attacks  49/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  33/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

52

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Insult or harassment in public  51/100

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Corruption or bribery  71/100

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Drug problem  44/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.1 - $0.6

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Coffee

$1.4 - $3

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Beer 0.5L

$1.3 - $2.4

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$4.7 - $12.6

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.3 - $0.6

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.3 - $0.6

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$19 - $47.4

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5.4 - $15.8

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McMeal at McDonalds

$5.1 - $7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.6 - $1.6

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Public transport, monthly pass

$24.3 - $37.9

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$4.1 - $9.5

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$12.6 - $63.2

Weather In Istanbul

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.515

PM1038

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Heavy

Potential slowdowns and congestion, expect delays during peak travel times.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets or service animals

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