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The Istanbul Hotel

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Istanbul Province, Turkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

A place where you can feel at home,wonderful staff ,good hospitality,staff with knowledge, great full breakfast and great dinning with an amazing we as you enjoy your meals,calm atmosphere, great location.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel, good staff, perfect omelette in breakfast! Ideal location. Must see Istanbul sapphire!! Fantastic rooftop views over city, preferably at dark time. Hammam not really good in hotel... as a big fan of sauna and etc places I was disappointed especially about massage after hammam.

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It's a very good hotel...Great service...great workers...nice and calm atmosphere....I realy liked it and I wanna spend all my journeys in istanbul in this hotel...and the place in the terrace is so tradational..and the view in awesome...the hotel's location is so good...in the center of sultan ahmet.. you can reach the grand pazar easily..and aya sophia is so close..and they...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 23 June 2016

great people and great job from them. the hotel and my room was always clean specially the service was very good .they are very helpful in finding touristic places. hope to see you again for the next time.

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

یک هفته ی توی این هتل بودم واقعن خوش گذشت انسان های مهربان و کمک کننده ی دارد و همیشه در پی خدمت صادقه هستند و جهان سپاس از دوست خوبم شهرام که این هتل را برایم توصیه نمود واقعن از منظره ی زیبا و دیدنی برخوردار است میتوانید هم قاره ی |آیسا و هم قاره ی اروپا را از...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 10nights last summer. Our stay was ok, our room was cleaned properly everyday, therefore well maintained. The front desk staff were not so friendly except one man that I can't remember his name. The location is amazing, very central. The most disappointing issue was the breakfast and the restaurant, there wasn't a wide range of breakfast...

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

A perfect place to stay. This takes only few minutes from here to Hagia Sophia and Blue mosque. It's close to many other attractions. Its like a home in abroad. Staff working here are very efficient, secondly their care and love is evident. Mr.Qadeer,Mr Binyamin & Mr.Omer like these we never found before.Special thank you to Mr.Umit inspite of General...

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Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Would call it the best place to stay in Istanbul: 5-10 minutes walk to Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Tram Station; definite value for money. Friendly, knowledgeable, forthcoming and helpful staff. Fluent in English language. The wealth of knowledge of Mr. Umit, the Manager, related to Turkey, was unmatched, and he was always forthcoming in sharing this knowledge. Same...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Arriving here at night did not prepare me for the breathtaking view from the rooftop restaurant at breakfast. There just a stone's throw away is the magnificent Hagia Sofia in all her glory. Unsurpassed. Staff are friendly, the position is perfect for getting aroudn (just a few minutes from either the Tophane or Sultanahmet tram stops), just up the road...

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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel is the best choice ever. It is very central to the most important places in Istanbul like sultan ahmet, aya sofya, yerebatan sarnici, eminönü, taksim and other nice places. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The personel staff is very nice and helpfull.

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the heart of the Sultanahmet district, The Istanbul Hotel offers a terrace with Bosphorus views, Turkish bath and sauna. It has air-conditioned accommodation with a flat-screen TV, a French balcony and spa bath.All rooms and suites at Hotel The Istanbul feature a private bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries. Some rooms and suites offer sea views.Daily breakfast is served in buffet style at the covered terrace. You can taste local and international disehs at the à la carte restaurant.You can benefit from massage services provided at the hotel. Airport shuttle service can be provided at a surchage. The front desk is available 24/7.Sultanahmet Tram Stop, allowing easy access to Taksim Square, is 250 metres away. Just 400 metres to Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, The Istanbul Hotel is 300 metres to the Blue Mosque. Ataturk Airport is 20 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Istanbul Hotel

Address: Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cad. No:30 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey (Formerly Basilica Hotel)
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $50 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Istanbul Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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