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Safety index

60 out of 100

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Luxury

Pet-friendly

Spa

Pera Palace Hotel

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9.2

Excellent (10,473 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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Nearby Pera Palace Hotel

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140 m Pera Museum

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140 m Istiklal Avenue

Hotel Overview

Pera Palace Hotel, located in Istanbul, is a historic hotel that offers a unique blend of cultural heritage and modern luxury. Drawing on user reviews, guests have praised the hotel for its exceptional service, attention to detail, and the sense of history it embodies. Conversely, some aspects could enhance the guest experience.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Service

Atmosphere

  1. Historic Ambiance: The hotel’s unique historical significance provides a captivating atmosphere.
  2. Prime Location: Ideally situated, allowing easy access to local attractions and dining options.
  3. Impeccable Service: Staff are highly attentive, offering personalized guest care.
  4. Luxurious Rooms: Well-appointed and comfortable rooms ensure a restful stay.
  5. Exquisite Dining: The hotel features high-quality dining experiences with diverse menu options.
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Area for improvement

Bathroom

  1. Price Point: Some guests find the hotel to be on the pricier side.
  2. Room Soundproofing: Noise from surrounding areas can sometimes be an issue in some rooms.
  3. Check-in Efficiency: The check-in process can be slow, especially during peak times.
  4. Wi-Fi Connectivity: Inconsistent Wi-Fi in certain areas of the hotel can be inconvenient.
  5. Modern Amenities: A few guests feel the hotel could update or improve some of its amenities.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Spa

Spa

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Gym

Gym

Restaurant

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Score icon9.2

RateScore

Total 10,473 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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9.4

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4.7/5

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4.5/5

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booking

3,248 Reviews

8.9 / 10

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expedia

1,003 Reviews

9.4 / 10

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google

4,117 Reviews

4.7 / 5

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tripadvisor

2,105 Reviews

4.5 / 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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4,117+ People Are Talking

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Location

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Bar

Dining

Room

Breakfast

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Accessibility

Nightlife

Restaurant

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TV

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Wellness

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Business

Spa

Safety

Parking

Family

Nature

Pool

Gym

Wi-Fi

Kitchen

Air Conditioning

Property was mentioned 830 times

6% Negative87% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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SKV223 months ago

We really enjoyed our stay in this hotel. The history of the building is amazing, it even has its very own museum. But in-spite of its grandeur, it is cozy and warm. The staff are friendly and helpful. It is centrally located and situated a hop, skip and jump away from İstiklal Caddesi which offers a wide choice of shopping and restaurants.

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A C2 months ago
3/5Google icon

Came with high expectations as this is one of the grand dames of Istanbul's history. In my mind I was thinking of the old Plaza in NY, the Ritz in London. We were booked for 7 nights and left after 4. While the hotel is beautiful and has tried to retain its original charm and historical look, it is unfortunately faded and overall, quite dark and oppressive after a while. The bar and restaurant schedules are strange and impractical, with the bar area closed off until 6pm, the staff is harried and not very pleasant except for a few notable exceptions. The general sense is that they are very understaffed and incapable of providing the service you would expect from a hotel such as this. The bar in particular was very underwhelming. When I think of the Oak Room in the Plaza, not even a fair comparison, and yet, it should, for all that the Pera represents. The rooms are also ok, and the bathroom in our suite was very dark and the bidet nozzle on the toilet was rusted! Yuk. The main dinning room was mediocre at best serving uninspired and bland food. Overall, quite a disappointment, although glad we had a chance to visit. Ended up moving to the Ritz Carlton and that was like going home. The management of the Pera should seriously consider doing a top to bottom refresh of the entire property, add more staff, update the rooms, add LOTS of training, ensure multilingual service, and above all, let some fresh air in the old lady. With a lack of common area space to sit and relax, and the oppressive red monotone of the decor, plus indifferent staff that walk by your table and don't even ask for your order, this old lady is in need of some major TLC. Skip the stay, visit to get your M@PP fix if you must, and sleep elsewhere. Peride would be furious at the current state of affairs in this Pera Palace.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 115

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Number of floors 6

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

13

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36

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17

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

Pera Palace Hotel

Nearby

Pera Museum

140 m

Istiklal Avenue

140 m

Galata Tower

630 m

Taksim Square

1.33 km

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Getting around

Beyoglu Station

350 m

Sishane-Zemin Metro Station

420 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Airport (IST)

20 km

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Restaurants

Cafe Marmara Pera

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Corridor Pera

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Patisserie De Pera, Pera Palace Hotel

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The Allis Istanbul

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Zühtü Meyhane

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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

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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44

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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73

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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 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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