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Safety index

60 out of 100

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Galata Times Hotel

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9.0

Excellent (1,100 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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280 m Galata Tower

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1 km Taksim Square

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2 km Grand Bazaar

Hotel Overview

Galata Times Hotel, situated in the vibrant city of Istanbul, is a popular choice among travelers. It has garnered attention for its unique offerings and service quality. Guests have shared their experiences through reviews, which provide insights into the hotel's pros and cons.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Breakfast

Cleanliness

  1. Location: Centrally located, allowing easy access to major attractions and public transportation.
  2. Staff: Friendly and helpful staff, enhancing the overall guest experience.
  3. Breakfast: Delicious breakfast with a wide variety of options.
  4. Rooms: Clean and comfortable rooms, equipped with modern amenities.
  5. Value: Great value for money considering the location and services offered.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests reported noise from the streets, which can be disturbing at night.
  2. Room Size: A few guests felt the rooms were smaller than expected.
  3. Maintenance Issues: Minor maintenance issues in some rooms were mentioned, such as plumbing problems.
  4. WiFi Quality: Inconsistent WiFi in some parts of the hotel was a concern for guests.
  5. Limited Amenities: The hotel has basic facilities, and some guests wished for more in-house amenities.

Amenities

Breakfast included

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Free WiFi

Housekeeping

Laundry

Laundry

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

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Score icon9.0

RateScore

Total 1,100 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.9

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9.2

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booking

807 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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expedia

293 Reviews

9.2 / 10

Reviews

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

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200+ People Are Talking

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Location was mentioned 75 times

3% Negative91% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Rajiv Vijendran5 months ago
3/5Google icon

Location was great with multiple transport options. Plenty of bars and restaurants which are a short walk away. Staff are super helpful and friendly. We got in ard 10.30am and were able to check into our rooms by 11am. Rooms are actually much smaller than the pictures indicate. Breakfast was good but having stayed 5 nights was a little repetitive. Staff were very accommodating and helpful. Would recommend but you have to put up with the small rooms

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Andrew Morrow8 months ago
4/5Google icon

The hotel is great, amazing location, a rooftop venue for the views, nice staff, and very clean, though we booked a last-minute room through agoda and got room 204. It was clean and tidy and well provisioned, the shower is good and the bed is comfortable. The wifi worked well, and all in all, it was fine for a few nights. But, and it's a big but, the room had no natural light. The one windows looked into the near black central air space and, as such, allowed no natural light in at all. So when you awake in the morning, you feel like you are in a cave. So I would recommend the hotel, but avoid this room and any other that do not have an external view.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 25

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Number of floors 8

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Year Built 2019

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

11

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31

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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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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

Galata Tower

280 m

Taksim Square

1 km

Grand Bazaar

2 km

Blue Mosque

2.5 km

Hagia Sophia

3 km

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Getting around

Sishane-Zemin Metro Station

Nearby

Beyoglu Station

210 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW)

27.5 km

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Restaurants

Şişhane Metro İstasyonu

Nearby

Miss Pizza

140 m

Big Chefs

140 m

Vavelya Cafe

Nearby

Alaçatı Kafası Pera

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

60

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

60 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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72

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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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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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