Grand Madrid Hotel - Istanbul

Laleli Cad Fatih 54, Istanbul, Turkeyshow map
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Very goodBased on  49 reviews
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Overview

Grand Madrid Hotel is a 3-star property offering a nightclub, a rooftop terrace and an indoor swimming pool in the center of Istanbul. The hotel represents Byzantine architecture in Istanbul.

This hotel is about 1.7 km away from Hippodrome. The property is set a 20-minute stroll from Istanbul center.

There are shopping centers, a market and a bazaar in the proximity of the hotel.

The hotel lies close to Aksaray underground station. Due to its convenient location, guests can get to Ataturk airport within 20 minutes drive.

Rooms

There are soundproof rooms with individual climate control, wireless internet, pay TV, multi-channel television and an iron with ironing board provided for travelers staying in Istanbul. They also include bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. The property features a traditional restaurant serving international dishes. Roof Top bar is available on site. Tatseven Restaurant and SuAda are located within 200 meters away.

All visitors are offered a continental breakfast for a fee.  A full english breakfast is served at the price of EUR 7 per person per night.  The hotel offers a american breakfast at the price of EUR 7 per person per night. 

Services

Guests are offered to rent cars at Grand Madrid Hotel to discover the sites of Istanbul.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a Jacuzzi and a sauna as well as a gym, aerobics classes and a fitness centre.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Number of rooms:   62.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Sailing
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Check-infrom 12:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
6 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Marmaray YenikapiMarmaray Yenikapi1400 ft
Istanbul University LibraryIstanbul University Library1700 ft
Yenikapi FerryYenikapi Ferry2000 ft
Beyazit Tram StationBeyazit Tram Station2700 ft
Haseki Eğitim ve Araştırma HastanesiHaseki Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi3300 ft
Aksaray Tram StationAksaray Tram Station700 ft
Laleli Tram StationLaleli Tram Station1000 ft
Yenikapi Train StationYenikapi Train Station1400 ft
Istanbul UniversityIstanbul University2700 ft
Laleli MosqueLaleli Mosque800 ftNext to the Laleli Tram Stop
Beyazit SquareBeyazit Square2500 ftOrdu Cad. Beyazit, Fatih
Zeyrek Mosque Zeyrek Mosque 4500 ftZeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sk. Zeyrek, Fatih
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Tatseven RestaurantTatseven Restaurant600 ftMesih Pasa Cad. No:1/A Aksaray, Fatih
Gulhane Sark SofrasiGulhane Sark Sofrasi600 ftAlay Kosku Cad. No:22
SuAdaSuAda1400 ftKurucesme Park - Galatasaray AdasI / Besiktas
Poisson RestaurantPoisson Restaurant1300 ftMecidiye Mah. iskele Meydani Sok. No:26
Tashan ArkatTashan Arkat1300 ftKemalpasa Mah. Fethibey Cad. Tashan No:55 Bodrum Kat No:1
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Suleymaniye MosqueSuleymaniye Mosque3700 ft
Blue MosqueBlue Mosque1.1 mi
Basilica CisternBasilica Cistern1.1 mi
Topkapi PalaceTopkapi Palace1.4 mi
Galata TowerGalata Tower2.1 mi
Halic Congress CenterHalic Congress Center3.0 mi
Kariye MuseumKariye Museum1.9 mi
Gülhane-ParkGülhane-Park1.1 mi
TaksimTaksim2.5 mi
Rustem Pasha Mosque Rustem Pasha Mosque 5200 ftHasircilar Carsisi Eminonu
Serpent ColumnSerpent Column1.0 miHippodrome of Constantinople
Galata BridgeGalata Bridge1.2 miGalata Koprusu Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa Beyoglu
Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) 2.1 miIstiklal Caddesi
The Bosphorus Bridge The Bosphorus Bridge 2.4 miBosphorus
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)7.6 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)20.0 mi
Train
Aksaray Tram Station1000 ft
Laleli Tram Station1400 ft
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Reviews
6.8
Very goodBased on  49  reviews
  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The staff were very friendly and helpful, with directions etc. I enjoyed my stay. Breakfast had good variety, sea views from the rooftop was my favorite. Location good too although you have to figure out the best way to reach the nearest stations/travel spots.

    Yeah, it's strange although the room and wc were very clean, there was this strange smell in the toilet. I used my deo spray, perfume and all that, so maybe they could do something about it

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    overall it was very good indeed.bathroom was very good, spacious rooms,staff were very polite and friendly.excellent location

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Its location was convenient, near the train and close to various shops

    The air conditioner did not work for three days, it was too noisy to sleep with window open

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    The hotel has a good location. It is within 5 minutes of a tram station which takes you to the main attraction points in Istanbul. The hotel has some nice rooms and a good view over the bay from the restaurant at the 7th floor.

    When we arrived the receptionist got our passports and we didn't get them back until we left although we asked serveral times. Although the site mentioned that the parking in front of the hotel was free, the guy from the reception asked us to pay 10euros/day and wanted us to live the key to the car to the reception as well which I declined to do. First we were given a room in the hotel extention. It seemed very old and in a very bad shape. After the first day we complained and the staff promissed to solve the problem the next day cause at that moment they can not do anything. We return the next morning and theygave us another room in the main building which looked much better (it looked like a propper 3 star room).

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The room, we got a double w/extra bed and was really spacious (perhaps we got a triple). They have nice furniture and decoration in the room/flooring. Bathroom was also renewed and comfortable. The elevators are also spacios and modern. The view during breackfast is stunning

    The bathroom could have been a bit cleaner (grime on the shower edges). The area is very busy/crowded as its near G. Bazar and serves as a trading hub which can make it a bit uncomfortable as a pedestrian w/young children. Yet the location is quite convenient for accessing Istambul's Tram system (only 4 blocks away Aksaray station)

  • 6.2
    Good

    The value for money was fairly reasonable, the view from the restaurant was very nice where you can see the harbor enjoying the funny birds.the staff were friendly as well.

    The location of the hotel is away from the shopping areas and city center.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    very friendly staff even though we had some dificulties explaining to some staff members at the reception in english (they only spoke turkish) but it was great. comfortable. and clean. Breakfast was not back but the view was nice from the terrace.

    the bed sheets were not changed daily. it was only tidying up the bed. not changing the sheet itself.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    There is no propet recive of paying the room. Not official enough fir bussibess.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    location

    1-Bad staff,trying to apply tricks to avoid providing good rooms. 2-Tea/ coffee maker,electrical kettle are not available as mentioned in the room facilities. 3-Blnkets or other cover are not available on the beds.. 4-Towels was removed from the rooms for one day. 5- The toilet is not flashing and bathroom is leaking. 6-Reception staff are not good,they are cheating by applying double charges from credit card during check out.

  • 6.2
    Good

    The Hotel was very nice and the room was quite large compared to other hotel rooms I had stayed in and the bathroom was spectacular. The hotel is located a short walk to a Tram stop which can take you to quite a few of the main sites in Istanbul such as the Blue Mosque, and even across the river to Taksim Square. It is a short taxi ride to the main international airport in Istanbul. Overall this is a lovely hotel and good value for money and I would stay there again if I ever travel back to Istanbul.

    I did find that the staff did not seem to want to cross the language barrier and that made it quite intimidating as a traveler not knowing where the breakfast room was, if breakfast was included, and also the staff did not appear to go "above and beyond" - I did not receive any advice of what to see or how to see it in Istanbul. Fortunately I managed to figure this out - so the only thing I thought let the hotel down was the helpfulness/language barrier of the staff.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Location was good, hotel was nice. Restaurant offers a very good view of sea from 8th Floor Breakfast was good. Staff was cooperative and courteous

    Housekeeping needs to be improved. Did not replenish the soap / shampoo in the bathroom by themselves considering the requirement.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Excelent price for money, considering Istanbul and position. Staff verry nice. Nice view from the room. Close to the grand bazar but not too close. Good free internet wi-fi. Breakfast more than ok. No problem with parking. We will come again to Grand Madrid Hotel when returning to Istanbul.

    if you have noisy neighbors there could be a problem.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Enjoyed the stay at this hotel very much. It was very clean and the staff was excellent, very friendly and help full.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Clean + big rooms, location

    Breakfast, mattress, deprived area

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    various breafast served on the rooftop terrace, big room and shower, seems like a new/renovated hotel, wi-fi worked well, soundproof windows in the room

    staff can be much friendlier (no greetings upon entering or leaving hotel/restaruant), booked a non-smoking room but got a smoking one, not once in 7 days (6 nights) did they change the bed linen and towels

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  49 reviews
Hotel Awards

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

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Good to know
Check-infrom 12:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
6 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)7.6 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)20.0 mi
Train
Aksaray Tram Station1000 ft
Laleli Tram Station1400 ft
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