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60 out of 100

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The Westist Hotel & Spa

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9.0

Excellent (111 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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Nearby Istiklal Avenue

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630 m Galata Tower

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1.26 km Taksim Square

Hotel Overview

The Westist Hotel & Spa, situated in the heart of Istanbul, is renowned for its unique blend of luxurious comfort and cultural essence. Drawing from user reviews, this boutique hotel encapsulates an experience that combines modern amenities with historic charm, offering guests an intimate insight into Istanbul's rich heritage.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Cleanliness

Atmosphere

  1. Exceptional Location: Nestled in a prime area, it allows easy access to major attractions and public transport.
  2. Attentive Staff: The service is consistently praised for being welcoming, professional, and ready to go above and beyond.
  3. Quality Dining: The in-house dining options offer a variety of high-quality meals that cater to diverse tastes.
  4. Spa and Wellness Center: Guests appreciate the extensive spa services and wellness facilities, ideal for relaxation.
  5. Unique Decor: The hotel's design elegantly melds traditional elements with contemporary style, creating an enchanting atmosphere.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noise Levels: Some guests have mentioned that rooms facing the street can be subject to noise pollution.
  2. Room Size Variation: There seems to be a noticeable discrepancy in room sizes, with some guests finding their accommodations smaller than expected.
  3. Limited Parking: The hotel's parking space is limited, posing a challenge for those travelling with vehicles.
  4. Wi-Fi Connectivity: A few reviews pointed out issues with Wi-Fi connectivity being intermittent in certain areas of the hotel.
  5. Price Point: While many find the quality worth the cost, others consider the hotel to be on the pricier side.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Spa

Spa

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Free WiFi

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Housekeeping

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RateScore

Total 111 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.0

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expedia

111 Reviews

9.0 / 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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Location was mentioned 95 times

2% Negative91% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Dylan F6 months ago

What a find! We booked here for a stay split over NYE 2023/24 and early january (a short break in Cappadocia in the middle) . The hotel really is in the perfect location, in the middle of a nice area right next to the busiest street in Istanbul! The staff were incredibly helpful, very polite and spoke great English, they made the check experience effortless and even upgraded us when we returned for the second half of our stay. The spa is small but clean and the treatments we selected (Couples massage) far exceeded our expectations. Highly recommended!

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Aleksei K7 months ago

Benefits:|- The room was always clean. The housekeeping staff was very polite and friendly|- Great location. There are lots of shops and places to eat nearby. The hotel is also close to an underground station. Taksim Square is a 15-20 minute walk from where you can get anywhere you want|- The hotel is quiet because it is on a remote small street|- The bathroom is nice and clean. There were no problems with the water|- Beautiful interior|- Comfortable bed and bed linen|- There were slippers in the room||Drawbacks:|- Tiny rooms. Even in the superior room, it was cramped for two persons. There is no space at all if you open the suitcase|- Unfriendly staff at the reception. They did not help us with the route to the attractions. Also, they brought a plate to our room only after the third request. On the early departure morning, they refused to serve breakfast for takeaway. We also had problems printing tickets at the reception desk, as the staff were clearly unhappy with our request|- Very poor soundproofing between rooms. You can hear everything going on in the hall and nearby rooms. So, it was difficult for us to get a good quality sleep||Overall, I can recommend this hotel and would be happy to stay here again next time

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 24

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Number of floors 4

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Year Built 2018

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

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13

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36

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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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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Istiklal Avenue

Nearby

Galata Tower

630 m

Taksim Square

1.26 km

Grand Bazaar

2.5 km

Hagia Sophia

3.5 km

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Getting around

Beyoglu Station

420 m

Sishane-Zemin Metro Station

490 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Airport (IST)

16.5 km

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Restaurants

Cafe Marmara Pera

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Zühtü Meyhane

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Turkcell Tepebaşı Plaza

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Mikla

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Şahin Lokantası

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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

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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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 14:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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