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59 out of 100

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Elite World Grand Istanbul Basın Ekspres

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8.5

Good (8,095 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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3 km Mall of Istanbul

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3 km CNR Expo Center

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4 km Ataturk Olympic Stadium

Hotel Overview

The Elite World Grand Istanbul Basın Ekspres is a hotel that has garnered attention for both its commendable features and areas needing improvement, as per customer reviews. Guests generally have mixed feelings, reflecting a juxtaposition of satisfaction and suggestions for enhancement.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Service

Cleanliness

  1. Location: Conveniently situated, providing easy access to essential amenities and transport links.
  2. Staff: Hospitable and attentive staff members are frequently praised for their helpfulness and professionalism.
  3. Amenities: The hotel offers a range of amenities, including a well-equipped fitness center and spa, appreciated by guests seeking relaxation and wellness.
  4. Room Comfort: Many guests have highlighted the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms, making their stay more pleasant.
  5. Food Quality: The hotel’s dining services receive commendation for their variety and quality of food, appealing to a wide range of tastes.
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Area for improvement

Air Conditioning

Accessibility

Kitchen

  1. Price: Several guests feel that the hotel’s rates are somewhat high for the value provided, impacting overall satisfaction.
  2. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Issues with Wi-Fi connectivity have been a common complaint, affecting guests’ ability to stay connected and entertained.
  3. Noise Levels: Some guests have reported noise disturbances, particularly from nearby construction sites, which can detract from the peacefulness of the stay.
  4. Maintenance Issues: Maintenance challenges, including minor repairs and upkeep of the facilities, have been mentioned, suggesting room for improvement.
  5. Check-in Delays: Experiences of delays during check-in have frustrated some guests, highlighting a need for streamlining front desk processes.

Amenities

Kids pool

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Spa

Spa

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Restaurant

Bar

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Total 8,095 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.0

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8.4

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4.4/5

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4.0/5

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booking

1,867 Reviews

8.0 / 10

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expedia

1,000 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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google

5,012 Reviews

4.4 / 5

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tripadvisor

216 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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Property

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Location

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Breakfast

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Room

Business

Transit

Bathroom

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Wellness

Pool

Parking

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Gym

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Air Conditioning

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Accessibility

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Hot Tub

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Service was mentioned 835 times

18% Negative77% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Yuksel Ugurlu1 month ago
3/5Google icon

Nice hotel, but unfortunately the revolving door of the entrance is very dangerous, there is no emergency/safety stop that should slow down if the approach is too tight. Unfortunately this happened to me 3 weeks ago. I was hit from behind by the revolving door at a high speed, which kind of launched me into rotation and landed quite hard on the floor. During this fall my pelvis was broken, so I still cannot walk and am in a lot of pain. The return journey was hell because of the pain. Now I am dependent on constant care because I can no longer do anything myself. Recovery will be a long period of bed rest, 3-6 months, the doctor told me. It will be understood that this could have been prevented if the revolving door had been equipped with a safety stop. So people, watch out for the revolving door because I wouldn't wish this on anyone!! Hopefully the hotel management will read my story and they will urgently replace/secure the revolving door, otherwise I fear more accidents will happen. Y. Ugurlu

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Neenals2 months ago

The hotel arranged transfers for me from the airport at a cost of ¢85 each way. In typical Istanbul airport style for pre booked cars there was a 20min wait in the cold for the driver surrounded by smokers. ||The hotel was about 30min drive from the airport and when we finally did get there the hotel staff were very welcoming. Check in was quick and easy thanks to a lovely receptionist who also kindly gave me a couple of adaptors to use as I'd left mine back at home. The concierge were very friendly and quickly helped me get everything to my room. ||The room was okay, no sound proofing so you hear everyone in the hall and neighbouring rooms. The heating was on high so it was hot and the unit was also loud. That went straight off and the room stayed a nice temperature. Tea and coffee facilities, iron and ironing board, stocked mini bar, big comfy enough bed, shower and bathroom amenities provided. WiFi was good. The room did look tired though, carpet was in need of a clean with marks and spilt coffee stains over it, bathroom ceiling paint was peeling, toilet flush was loose, ironing board cover was all marked and ill fitting, all in all an okay room but absolutely not 5*. During my second day the room started to smell really badly of cigarettes, as a non smoker this was horrendous and very uncomfortable. Clearly neighbours smoking and it was getting into my room. Any more than one night left I'd absolutely have asked to move rooms. ||The breakfast was on the M floor. Buffet style with hot and cold choices. It's okay but nothing outstanding. Room service was nice, better than the breakfast. ||All in all other than the staff on arrival (reception and concierge) this is a very average hotel. ||

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 401

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Year Built 2016

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

10

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28

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16

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

Mall of Istanbul

3 km

CNR Expo Center

3 km

Ataturk Olympic Stadium

4 km

Aqua Florya Shopping and Life Center

4.5 km

Florya Beach

10 km

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Getting around

Kirazli Station

2.5 km

Bahariye Station

3 km

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Airport (IST)

16 km

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Restaurants

Starbucks

700 m

Mcdonald's

630 m

Kokoreçci Şeref

420 m

Adanalıyık Gardaş İshak Ustanın Yeri

420 m

Gastronometro

980 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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43

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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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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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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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