Crystal Hotel - Istanbul

Receppasa Cad No.7, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437  show map
 4 stars
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Crystal Hotel - Istanbul

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Overview

Crystal is a 9-story hotel in a business area of Istanbul at a close proximity to Galata Mevlevi Lodge, Basilica Cistern and Galata Tower offering soundproof rooms with standard décor. The stylish hotel, built in 1999, is renowned for its high-tech architecture.

The hotel is in the prime location just near Taksim-Gezi Parkı Exit subway station. The venue is 4 km away from the city center.

Convention centers and exhibition centers are short distance from the premises.

A 5-minute walk to Taksim cable car station. Crystal Hotel is located within 20 km from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

The rooms in Crystal Hotel are fitted with flat-screen TV, a work desk, an in-room safe, climate control and wireless internet. Most of the rooms offer a panoramic view of the sea. Room facilities include coffee/tea makers, a dishwasher and a kettle as well as hypo-allergenic pillows, foam pillows and luxury linens.

Eat & Drink

A large on-site restaurant serves dishes of Turkish cuisine. Guests can try coffee and tea served in the garden bar. Serving an array of dishes, 360 Restaurant and Musafir Indian Restaurant are just 50 meters away.

Services

Such business facilities as a slide projector, a meeting room and fax/photocopying services are available on site.

Relax

The property offers back massages, head massage and reflex massage for guests to relax. Such activities as table tennis and mini golf are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   185.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service
  • Postal service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Halal food
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Paid swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Body scrub
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Crystal Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Receppasa Cad No.7, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    2.5 mi
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    9.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2.3 mi
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    2.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
    400 ft
  • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Musafir Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    100 ft
  • A Plus Cafe Bistro (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    185

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Rooms and availability

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King Suite
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This is a large room with separate bedroom, a seating area, a 28-inch flat-screen TV and panoramic views of the Bosphorous.

Crystal Hotel photos Room Single Room
Standard Single Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed
Size: 595 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Modern room with elements of classical design comprises sleeping zone, private bathroom with all modern conveniences.

Room facilities
    Crystal Hotel photos Room Room information
    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Modern room with elements of classical design comprises sleeping zone, private bathroom with all modern conveniences.

    Room facilities
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      Standard Triple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
      Size: 380 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Modern room with elements of classical design comprises sleeping zone, private bathroom with all modern conveniences.

      Room facilities
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        Corner Suite
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        This room has a seating area, a 28-inch flat-screen TV and a balcony with Bosphorous views.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Crystal Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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        Hotel Address:

        Receppasa Cad No.7, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Istanbul
          2.5 mi
        Airports
        • Ataturk (IST)
          9.8 mi
        • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
          19.6 mi
        Train Stations
        • Sultanahmet Tram Station
          2.3 mi
        • Cankurtaran Train Station
          2.4 mi
        Underground stations
        • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
          400 ft
        • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • Musafir Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
          100 ft
        • A Plus Cafe Bistro (cuisine: Turkish)
          200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  2 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          9
        • Number of rooms:
          185

        Hotel Awards

        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulCrystal Hotel

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        Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Ataturk Cultural Center - 1400 ft

        Places of interest

        • Tag 2 / Taksim - 700 ft
        • Acibadem Taksim Hospital - 1000 ft
        • Clinicana Hair Transplant and Esthetic Surgeries - 1000 ft
        • Vodafone Arena - 2300 ft

        Convention centers

        • Cihangir Square - 2300 ft
        • Nevizade street - 2700 ft

        Sport related

        • BJK Inonu Stadium - 2300 ft

        Shopping areas

        • Istiklal Street - 1400 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Taksim Tram Stop - 1000 ft
        • Taksim Square - 1000 ft
        • German Hospital Taksim - 2300 ft

        Parks

        • Besiktas Inonu Stadium - 2300 ft

        Theaters

        • Ataturk Cultural Center - 1400 ft

        Business areas

        • Istiklal Street - 1400 ft
        • Demiroren Shopping Mall - 2300 ft

        Underground stations

        • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit - 400 ft
        • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit - 400 ft
        • Taksim - 1000 ft
        • Taksim Metro Station - 1000 ft

        Local attractions

        • Tophane Parki - 5000 ft
          Hacimimi Mah. Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Kemankes, Beyoglu, Istanbul
        • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi - 1.0 mi
          Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul
        • Galata Tower - 1.1 mi
          Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
        • Galata Mevlevi Lodge - 5200 ft
          Sahkulu Mah. Galip Dede Cad. No:15, Istanbul
        • Galipdede Caddesi - 1.0 mi
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        Near the hotel

        • Beyoglu - 1100 ft
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        • Bebek - 3100 ft
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        • Sanatkarlar Parki - 3700 ft
          Kilic Ali Pasa Mah. Cihangir, Beyoglu, Istanbul
        • Cagaloglu - 4100 ft
          Fatih, Istanbul
        • Beyazit - 1300 ft
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        • Naval Museum - 3200 ft
          Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul
        • Museum of Innocence - 3900 ft
          Cukurcuma Caddesi, Dalgic Cikmazi, 2, Istanbul

        Restaurants nearby

        • Musafir Indian Restaurant - 100 ft

          Address: Receppasa Caddesi 7 - C Talimhane - Beyoglu
          Phone: 235 2741

          73% likes this, based on 104 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian
          Price Range: USD 16 - USD 36

        • 360 Restaurant - 1500 ft

          Address: Istiklal Caddesi , K8 No:11
          Phone: 0090-212-251-1042

          56% likes this, based on 720 reviews
          Price Range: USD 25 - USD 100

        • Ipekyolu - 200 ft

          Address: Kocatepe Mah. Lamartin Cad. No:26 D:1 Taksim, Beyoglu
          Phone: 2970108

          Cuisine: International

        • A Plus Cafe Bistro - 200 ft

          Address: Recep Pasa Cad. No:5
          Phone: 90-2122351248

          Cuisine: Turkish

        • Taksim Fish Restaurant - 200 ft

          Address: Aydede Cad. No. 4
          Phone: 235 5380

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  2 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          9
        • Number of rooms:
          185

        Hotel Awards

        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulCrystal Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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        Crystal Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Crystal Hotel

        Average guest rating

        6.2out of 10
        Good
        Based on 70 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          6.2

          Very good location if you have to stay in the expensive Taksim area. My room was reasonably sized and comfortable.

          The hotel might be overrated. The service is less than three stars. The night receptionist was quite rude. When somebody asked him a question he just said "I don't know" without even looking at the asker. In about one hour that I was sitting in the lobby he argued loudly or yelled at three or more customers. One actually called the police, who came and left. In the US a receptionist like that would have been fired a long time ago.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          It's actually my 2nd stay at their hotel this year, I was there before in January 2011, with my daughter, and this time I came back with my wife, daughter, and 6 month old baby boy, the Team of Crystal all remembered me from my last visit and all were so helpful and caring had the baby-bed ready in the room, and hot-water for baby food ready 24/7, they even cooked daily a special fresh baby soup everyday for my 6 month old son. The location is one of the best in Istanbul city, Havas bus from airport is there, Metro, Taxim Square, and all the other things around.

          I can not write anything bad, because the place, location and staff are the best...

        • Group of friends
          4.6

          Good position

          The stuff somehow not so freindly Rather the price is so over estimated Comparing to services and cleaning The AC was soo hot all over the hotel And there was no any facilities of boiler and Tea in the room

        • Single
          5.0

          Won't stay there again - Poorly lit rooms, old - Room / Bathroom not clean

        • Group of friends
          7.4

          Cleanliness Nice staff Nice location

          Breakfast was not good Expensive compared to the facilities

        • Group of friends
          5.8

          Honestly only the location

          They didnt repair the A.c for 2 days( all our stay) and the photos on the website are too much different from the reality and in all over the world the two bottles of water are for free we payed them in the hotel...

        • Family with children
          4.2

          Fairly good breakfast

          Insufficient cleanness standard, the room although supposed to be a family room, was small with absolutely different specifications from these mentioned in their promotion pictures, the A.c is not good.

        • Couple
          5.0

          Only the location.

          The breakfast was really bad. The people in the reception weren't helpfull at all and their english were very poor. You had to pay (a lot) for the sauna and other facilities and the water in the swimming pool was cold.

        • Family with children
          6.6

          It is across the street from Havas (bus from & to airport), perfect location in Taksim square so it is close to all public transportation in Istanbul.

          Apart from bakery items, breakfast was very poor and far less than what should be expected from a-four star hotel.

        • Couple
          7.0

          The room was comfort and view of the room was very good. Breakfast was perfect and good.

        • Family with children
          5.0

          Location of Cristal hotel is located right on Taxim Squar & near to Merto & taxi net work .

          Rooms are small with no facility out side room !!

        • Family with children
          4.2

          The only good thing is the location.

          The hotel rooms are very small for a family with 2 young kids. The buffet breakfast is very poor for a 4 star hotel; the staff is not friendly and not supportive when you request something. I asked for a kettle to make hot water and they said they did not have although my friend who was in the same hotel with us was given one. I do not recommend this hotel for anyone.

        • Family with children
          3.2

          Nothing

          -staff were very rude -they turn the air conditions off for almost 18-20 hours a day (temperature was over 85), when anyone asked or objected they would lie by saying "they are broken", or "this is our system!!) -carpets in the hallways/rooms were so dirty and filthy. -Toilets were leaking all the time. -bread and pastry in the breakfast were old as if from baker's yesterday"s unsold. - this hotel does not worth even 2 stars, let alone 4 stars!! Such a waste of money , I did not enjoy my vacation because of very poor quality of the hotel. -from now on I won't trust your hotel ratings; at least not overseas.

        • Couple
          4.2

          Excellent location

          Very hot beciqse of Bad air conditioning , no room service

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          Location, breakfast, duty manager

          I called receiption at 22:00 but the person who answered informed that the receiption staff is not available yet !!! I called house keeping asking for Iron and Iron board, they shout on me and informed that it is too dangerouse to have Iron in the room. I think they should pass this latest information to all branded hotels, because they are not following their advise !!! Rooms are small.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Crystal Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Receppasa Cad No.7, Istanbul, Turkey, 34437

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Istanbul
          2.5 mi
        Airports
        • Ataturk (IST)
          9.8 mi
        • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
          19.6 mi
        Train Stations
        • Sultanahmet Tram Station
          2.3 mi
        • Cankurtaran Train Station
          2.4 mi
        Underground stations
        • Taksim Metro Station-Talimhane Exit
          400 ft
        • Taksim Metro Station-Gezi Parkı Exit
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • Musafir Indian Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
          100 ft
        • A Plus Cafe Bistro (cuisine: Turkish)
          200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  2 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of floors:
          9
        • Number of rooms:
          185

        Hotel Awards

        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulCrystal Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Turkey

        Use Badge