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Safety index

58 out of 100

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Luxury

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Spa

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City

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W Istanbul

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8.2

Good (6,890 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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210 m Maritime Museum

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280 m Sinan Pasha Mosque

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840 m Dolmabahce Palace

Hotel Overview

W Istanbul is a luxurious hotel located in the vibrant district of the city. It offers guests a unique blend of modern amenities, stylish decor, and top-notch services. However, like any destination, it has its mix of positive and negative reviews from past guests.

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Hotel highlights

Service

Location

Breakfast

  1. Location: Situated in a prime area, offering easy access to many attractions and nightlife.
  2. Design & Ambiance: Modern and chic, with a unique blend of traditional and contemporary design elements.
  3. Room Comfort: Rooms are spacious, well-appointed, and provide a high level of comfort.
  4. Staff Service: The staff is renowned for being attentive, helpful, and friendly.
  5. Amenities: Offers a variety of high-quality amenities, including a fitness center and unique dining options.
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Area for improvement

Sleep

Bathroom

Air Conditioning

  1. Price: Some guests find the hotel to be on the expensive side.
  2. Noise Levels: Due to its location, some guests have experienced noise disturbances at night.
  3. Room Maintenance: A few guests have mentioned that the rooms can sometimes require better maintenance.
  4. Additional Fees: There are complaints about unexpected additional fees for services.
  5. Wi-Fi Quality: Some guests find the Wi-Fi to be unreliable or slow.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Spa

Spa

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Gym

Gym

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

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RateScore

Total 6,890 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.2

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4.3/5

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4.0/5

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agoda

245 Reviews

7.2 / 10

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booking

919 Reviews

8.2 / 10

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expedia

760 Reviews

7.6 / 10

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google

3,066 Reviews

4.3 / 5

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tripadvisor

1,900 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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Location

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Cleanliness

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Dining

Sleep

Atmosphere

Nature

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Bar

Business

Restaurant

Parking

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Wellness

Air Conditioning

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Service was mentioned 535 times

17% Negative78% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Rab 151 month ago
5/5Google icon

Despite the hotel being old and the rooms needing renovation the location and staff were excellent. We managed to get early check in and late checkout. The view of the bosphorus during breakfast is breathtaking. Service was good and they have a nice outlet near the lobby serving drinks, food and overlooking the bosphorus. New years eve was amazing from the terrace.

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Olga Frisby4 months ago
2/5Google icon

A big disappointment. 5-star hotel in the touristic beautiful place with such a bad service, absolutely indifferent hotel workers and the worst thing that they made a mistake with our booking and before the apologies they argued with us and lied us about the restaurants overbooking. They didn’t even try to help and find a way to solve the problem which was absolutely on their side (we booked a concrete room and had an email with a confirmation of this exact booking from the hotel manager). So, even that this hotel has a great location and beautiful view I will never recommend anyone to stay at this hotel. The rooms are also old, the windows were dirty and I had some questions about the bathroom and its cleanliness. The door was also not perfect, just average, without any original taste. I could understand if such service would cost about 100€, but we paid for 1 night about 260€ with breakfast and we didn’t even get what we asked for and what was the most important thing for us (a view to the Bosporus bridge and the bathtub in the room).

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 140

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Number of floors 4

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 1875

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

11

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47

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14

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

Maritime Museum

210 m

Sinan Pasha Mosque

280 m

Dolmabahce Palace

840 m

Bosphorus

1.4 km

Taksim Square

2.5 km

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Getting around

Mecidiyekoy Station

2 km

Maçka Cable Car Station

840 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Airport (IST)

22 km

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Restaurants

Mikel Coffee

140 m

Şampiyon Kokoreç

140 m

Kahve Dünyası Akaretler

Nearby

Mendel's Coffee & Chocolatier

Nearby

Thehouse Cafe

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

58

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

58 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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63

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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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98

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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 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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