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Safety index

59 out of 100

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Elanaz Hotel

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9.3

Excellent (850 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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420 m Bosphorus

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770 m Grand Bazaar

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840 m Topkapi Palace

Hotel Overview

Elanaz Hotel in Istanbul receives mixed reviews from guests. It's praised for certain aspects of its services and facilities, while some areas are highlighted for improvement. The feedback from guests offers a balanced view of what to expect when staying at this hotel.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Service

Property

  1. Excellent Location: Guests appreciate the hotel's prime location, which makes it easy to access various attractions and local amenities.
  2. Friendly Staff: Many reviews compliment the staff for their friendly and helpful demeanor, enhancing the overall stay experience.
  3. Comfortable Rooms: The comfort and cleanliness of the rooms receive positive remarks, ensuring a pleasant stay for guests.
  4. Included Breakfast: The breakfast provided is highlighted as a bonus, with guests enjoying the variety and quality of the food offered.
  5. Value for Money: Reviewers often mention the hotel as being a good value for the price, considering the services and location provided.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests find the noise from the surrounding area to be a disturbance, affecting their rest during the stay.
  2. Room Size: There are comments about the rooms being smaller than expected, which can be an inconvenience for guests with a lot of luggage or those seeking more space.
  3. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Issues with Wi-Fi strength and connectivity in some areas of the hotel have been a point of frustration for some guests.
  4. Limited Facilities: A few reviews mention the hotel having limited additional facilities, which could affect guests looking for more amenities during their stay.
  5. Occasional Service Delays: Although the staff is generally praised, there are occasional mentions of service delays or inefficiencies that can impact the guest experience.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast included

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

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Score icon9.3

RateScore

Total 850 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.7

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8.1

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9.2

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4.4/5

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5.0/5

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agoda

103 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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booking

99 Reviews

8.1 / 10

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expedia

64 Reviews

9.2 / 10

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google

159 Reviews

4.4 / 5

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tripadvisor

425 Reviews

5.0 / 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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Location was mentioned 53 times

4% Negative91% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Richard H7 months ago

This hotel is hidden on a side street just next to the train station (no noise from the station or street in the rooms) - so easy to walk everywhere that most tourists need including Gran Bazaar, Palace, Cistern, Mosques and Spice Market/Bridge.|Tram station is only a block away for further explorations like Taksim Square, Kabatis piers (for day or dinner cruises) or Istanbul Modern Art Museum.|Area can be very busy - which is part of the fun, but go one or two blocks away from the main street and find lots of more local shops and restaurants.|When you arrive, your taxi will probably let you off near the main street and point you around the corner - but the hotel is easy to find so don't worry.|Staff is great. English is limited, but was never a problem.|We had two separate rooms since we traveled with family. One was a partial view room which was very comfortable.|The other was the Junior Suite with Bosphorus View which was unique. It is really a 'penthouse' - when you open the door to the room, you walk up about 10 steps to enter the room. The suite was great - but what is worth the higher room rate is the spectacular view from every window and the terrace.|Suite was provided with bottled water every day and instant coffee/tea. Small refrigerator if you bring your own food items to the room. Maid service deserves special note with friendly and efficient service.|Breakfast is included. The selection included cold cuts, cheese, fruits, veggies, breads and eggs. Make sure to try the local 'simit' sesame rolls - like bagels but better, especially toasted!|One of the highlights of our trip was having lunch at one of the employee's father's restaurant near the spice market. It was easy and fun to explore and find the restaurant and we had one of the best (and most inexpensive) meals of our trip.|With all of this said - note that this is a small, friendly, family-owned hotel - that most people would put in a 3-star category. So don't expect luxury on the cheap, but excellent value, central location and friendly service. We did have a few issues and suggestions - nothing major, but the staff was eager to resolve any issues and improve the issues.|Highly recommended - will return next time in Istanbul!

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mina f9 months ago
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I understand that each guest has different preferences, and these issues might be specific to my experience. However, I believe it is important to share my feedback to help improve the overall guest experience. While the hotel enjoyed an excellent location in a desirable area with stunning views and convenient access to popular place. it was disappointing to discover that the hotel did not have an elevator in some floors. This made it challenging to access our room, especially when carrying our luggage up. Also I found the room size to be smaller than expected.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 13

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Number of floors 6

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Number of buildings/towers 1

WiFi Quality

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Idle

16

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26

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11

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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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Bosphorus

420 m

Grand Bazaar

770 m

Topkapi Palace

840 m

Hagia Sophia

840 m

Blue Mosque

1.33 km

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Getting around

Sirkeci Marmaray Station

Nearby

Sirkeci Station

Nearby

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Airport (IST)

24.5 km

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Restaurants

Roof Mezze 360 Restaurant

Nearby

Lak Lak Fast Food

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Gar Pub Restaurant

Nearby

The Coff's Sirkeci

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Orient Express 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

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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47

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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68

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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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97

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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Precipitation 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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