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Splendid Palace Hotel

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Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Cancelled our reservation at another hotel and walked in. We were given an amazing room overlooking the Sea. The room had a small balcony as well. It was midweek in late September so the hotel was pretty empty. The hotel is in great shape for being over 100 years old. The recent renovations have maintained the original character. The staff...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A building is very historical and lively at the same time. We enjoyed swimming pool and snacks afternoon. Cafe front of the hotel is must to visit. See view rooms are fabulous. The only negative thing is no AC in the room.

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Cappadocia, Turkey
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Very good dinner, exellant view, peacefull and friendly atmosphere in this 105 year old place, we have spent two wonderfull hours in this old bur renoveted palace, it looks like spending a weekend during winter will be wonderfull too. Just 5 minutes walking distance from the port.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
Reviewed 25 August 2016

an overall well renovated hotel, although when it was windy we felt it was about to collapse! good breakfast. very beautiful view to the port and to Istanbul! there was no air condition in the room, nor in any public places of the hotel. if you feel very hot, there is a portable fan that they give you from the...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I and my husband spent two days in Buyukada and stayed at Splendid Palace Hotel. We couldn't have made a better choice. The building is a beautiful art nouveau building and the hotel has been beautifully renovated and decorated with full respect for the 1903 architecture and original style but nonetheless with all modern facilities. It feels like being in...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We have stayed at this wonderful property in July 2016. Hotel is very well maintained. A historic old wooden building’s character is remarkable. The view of the sea is magnificent. It is also a perfect location. This hotel is an excellent place to stay in Buyukada because of its close proximity to the ferry terminal. There are no cars on...

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Adana Province, Turkey
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Buildin and staff are great. Location is ideal. But the view is splendid. You have to get a room with the seaview. There are things to improve such as hot water and shower with rain effect but still its worth a stay.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Horrible reception service, if I was in the hotel business I would sack that girl immediately. Breakfast was a poor disorganised affair; terrible weak coffee and flies everywhere. Not a good place. The old Splendid hotel is a fantastic building but the hotel staff need to up their game big time to make it successful again. The current standards were...

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Sheffield
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Our family with small grandchildren recently stayed here for one night B&B. Access to Princes Island is by a pleasant half-hour ferry crossing from Istanbul. On disembarking we could see the hotel uphill a few hundred yards away; we headed towards it pulling our cases, and were confronted by a long flight of nearly100 steps. We subsequently found that there...

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moscow
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights, though we were originally booked for two. Came with our teenagers and had one one of the happiest vacations in a long time. The hotel was beyond charming and even from the first moments we were smitten. A gorgeous, tiny wedding was taking place in the interior enclosed courtyard as we entered and my daughter...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Splendid Palace Hotel…. A magnificent building with silvery domes and red shutters, facing the Marmara one side and the city of Istanbul on the other… a hotel in historical symbiosis with nature, retaining the nostalgic ecstasy of the past in Büyükada,s unique, peaceful and relaxing island atmosphere far removed from the stress creating nature of the city. In Büyükada as well as the other Princes Islands, horse drawn carriages are still the only means of public transportation.. Splendid Palace Hotel was inaugurated in 1908. Though inspired to some extent by ‘Art Nouveau’ the hotel clearly displays an east /west synthesis in architectural design with its bright inner couryard encircled with rooms, and the pillars on floors around the couryard.There are 70 rooms and 4 suites to accommodate 134 guests. Central heating is available for most rooms, and all are equipped with shower toilet and telephone. A restaurant, seating 90 people indoors and outdoors, offers to guests select dishes of Turkish as well as global cuisine. The swimming pool in a verdant surrounding of tress is the outcome of a building design which is in harmony wich nature. The Splendid Palace Hotel is one of Turkiye's few hotels which have been assigned special status by the Tourism Ministry , due to its being an unforgetable historical and cultural heritage… ... more   less 

Additional Information about Splendid Palace Hotel

Address: 23 Nisan Caddesi | 23 Nisan Cad. No:53 Buyuk Ada 81330 Istanbul - Turkey, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Princes' Islands > Buyukada
Price Range: £70 - £132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Splendid Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Ask for a sea facing room”
  • Sunset from our balcony
  • View over the Sea toward Dragos
 of 5 bubbles ogerkan, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the front view and high floor have a wonderfull view”
 of 5 bubbles 240846, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“corner rooms offer a nice breeze since they have 2 windows, thinking of the lack of air condition”
 of 5 bubbles nikitas66, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Please see the review.”
 of 5 bubbles AliGunertem, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms have two windows for a lovely "flow through" breeze”
 of 5 bubbles MLRinSG, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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