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61 out of 100

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Crowne Plaza Istanbul - Old City, an IHG Hotel

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8.1

Good (9,248 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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700 m Grand Bazaar

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980 m Süleymaniye Mosque

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1.5 km Sultanahmet Square

Hotel Overview

Crowne Plaza Istanbul - Old City is a prominent hotel located in the heart of Istanbul's historic district. It is well-regarded by guests for its strategic location, offering easy access to many of the city's historic sights and attractions. The hotel provides a blend of comfort and convenience, making it a favored choice among travelers seeking to immerse themselves in the cultural and historical richness of Istanbul.

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Hotel highlights

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Property

Atmosphere

  1. Location: Exceptionally well-located for exploring the city's historical landmarks and cultural sights.
  2. Amenities: Offers a variety of amenities, including a well-equipped gym and spa services, enhancing guests' stay.
  3. Customer Service: Staff are praised for their friendly and helpful demeanor, ensuring guests feel welcome and valued.
  4. Room Comfort: Rooms are noted for their comfort and cleanliness, providing a restful environment after a day of sightseeing.
  5. Dining Options: The hotel boasts multiple dining options, serving a range of cuisines to satisfy diverse tastes.
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Area for improvement

Sleep

  1. WiFi Speed: Some guests have reported issues with the WiFi speed and connectivity, which can be frustrating for those needing reliable internet access.
  2. Noise Levels: Due to its central location, noise from the streets can sometimes be heard within the rooms, affecting light sleepers.
  3. Room Size: A few guests have felt that certain rooms are somewhat smaller than expected, which can impact overall comfort.
  4. Price: Some reviews indicate that the cost of stay per night can be perceived as high compared to other options in the area.
  5. Age of the Facility: The hotel's age is sometimes noted, with some guests suggesting that parts of the hotel could benefit from updates or renovations.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Spa

Spa

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Gym

Gym

Restaurant

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RateScore

Total 9,248 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.5

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7.8

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4.4/5

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4.0/5

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booking

3,570 Reviews

7.5 / 10

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expedia

1,000 Reviews

7.8 / 10

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google

3,213 Reviews

4.4 / 5

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tripadvisor

1,465 Reviews

4.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Service was mentioned 367 times

5% Negative94% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Issam Khaled2 months ago
5/5Google icon

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Istanbul's old city, and I wanted to express my gratitude for the exceptional service provided by your staff. In particular, I would like to commend Ekrem for his outstanding assistance and friendliness throughout my stay. His attention to detail and helpful attitude truly enhanced my experience. I believe his dedication deserves recognition, and I hope you can consider acknowledging his exceptional service. The hotel's amazing location added to the overall positive impression, making my stay memorable. I look forward to recommending the Crown Plaza to friends and colleagues.

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Reenu Johnson2 months ago
1/5Google icon

The most disappointing experience. I had booked to stay 4 nights, the first night we noticed the sheets were torn, I just couldn’t believe it, so I took a picture and showed it to the manager and they upgraded us to a suite. Our Breakfast was not included in our stay, so paid for it extra but when we came for breakfast most of the item I had asked for was finished. Pancake but no maple syrup, they ran out of soy milk, they ran out of Turkish tea..and I can go on..not sure why we have to pay 19 euros for nothing being served. Utter disappointment!! However, I would like to give a big shoutout to all the staff employed at this hotel, they have been absolutely helpful. They go above and beyond to accommodate your needs.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 257

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Number of floors 4

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Number of buildings/towers 4

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Year Built 1922

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

21

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37

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23

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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4K online movies

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online gaming

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What's nearby

Grand Bazaar

700 m

Süleymaniye Mosque

980 m

Sultanahmet Square

1.5 km

Eminönü Square

2 km

Egyptian Bazaar

2 km

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Getting around

Laleli-University Station

140 m

Vezneciler Subway Station

420 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW)

29.5 km

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Restaurants

Angels

140 m

Hacı Bozan Oğulları

140 m

Gaziantepli Çavuşoğlu

Nearby

Laleli Galeria

140 m

Kılıç Restaurant

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

70 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

40 out of 100

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Istanbul safety index

Safety

Crime

61

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

61 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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49

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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75

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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43

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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 - $0.7

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Coffee

$1.3 - $3

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Beer 0.5L

$1.3 - $2.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$5 - $11.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.3 - $0.7

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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

$20 - $66.8

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5.7 - $16.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$5 - $6.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.7 - $1.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$25.1 - $40.1

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$4.2 - $10

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$13.9 - $66.8

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 11:30

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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