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Minel Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Minel Hotel in November 2016. We were inclined to choose this hotel after reading various positive reviews about this hotel on Trip Advisor. However once we entered the hotel’s lobby after one and a half hour walk all over the Sultanahmet district in search of this hotel, all those positive reviews seemed nothing more than hoax; some...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This place is a great place to stay if you are new to the city and want to be close to the attractions and subway line. The management is very hospitable and will help if you need anything. The breakfast is very simple but that is to be expected for the price. The rooms are small..but the showers are fab...

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Monterey, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Good location near Sultanahnet, very close to tram stop, comfortable beds, fridge, TV, good air-con, lots of storage space in room (closet, shelves, drawers, etc), good lighting, lots of electrical outlets, big window, double glazed windows to cut the outside noise, nice view of trees, tasty breakfast buffet, black and apple tea available all day, drinking water cooler to fill...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Originally only planned to stay three night but due to the location of the hotel stayed a extra two night exploring Sultanahmet with all the sights within walking distance. Fuat was a great host explaining direction and sights. Very clean and safe hotel will be coming back

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Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The location is about as good as you can get to the attractions. A bit of a walk on cobblestones and steps to get to it. And, then steps up to the rooms. Lobby and breakfast at ground level. 3 floors of rooms 4 per. They helped with the bags. 3 floors of stairs will keep us in shape. Adequate...

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Minelhotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Minel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to comment about out hotel. we are happy to know you satisfied from our service. Hope to see you again when you are in Istanbul . all the best Minel Hotel

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is my second stay at Minel Hotel in Istanbul and I love it. Perfect location-a long block down the hill from Sultanahmet Square, on an alley across from the gardens of Topkapi Palace, on the tram line. Feels safe to walk around even at night. Hotel is immaculately clean, white walls with blue accents. Great breakfast to fill you...

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Minelhotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Minel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jan, Thank you very much for taking time to comment about us. we were also very happy to see you second time in here and thanks for choosing us again. We hope to see you again when you can make it to come here. with our best wishes Fuat, Minel Hotel

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great service, amazing staff and the location is good- close to all amenities. Bedrooms are spacious with on suite bathroom, free breakfast buffet and complimentary Wifi. All of this at a very reasonable price. Will definitely return!

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Minelhotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Minel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Iqbal, Thank you very much for the comments you have written about us. We are very happy to know that you are satisfied and enjoyed your stay in our Hotel. Hoping to accommodate you in the future, with our best wishes have a nice day Minel Hotel

Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

As comfortable as house.very nice library .near to museums. Very good atmosphere .walk around and engoy your travel .i wish i will go there again. Memorial breakfast . Its good moreover. I'll try to get to see you soon.

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Minelhotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Minel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for your kind words about us. We are very happy to hear this comments from you. We are trying our best to make you feel comfortable. Hoping to see you again in the future. with all the best wishes Minel Hotel

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel. The location is in the heart of old town and has a lot of sights to be seen. The rooms are very clean and they offer a great breakfast. The employees always have a smile and they are very helpful and give you great advice and directions on where to go in the city. The...

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Minelhotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Minel Hotel, responded to this review

dear Guest, thanks alot taking for time to write this nice comments. It really made us happy to know that you were enjoyed your stayed with us. Hope to host you again in the future if you can make it:) all the best Minel Hotel

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Great, effective. Very good location. Close to all amenities. Helpful staff. Good warm shower. WIFI of high quality. Comfortable. Nice Turkish tea in the mornings as well. Recommend for travellers wanting to be close to most things.

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Minelhotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Minel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Antonios, thank you very much for your kind words. we were also very happy to host you in our hotel and hoping to see you again in the future. wishing you all the best Minel Hotel

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a fresh, modern and elegant hotel nestled within awe inspiring and unparalleled surroundings of Sultanahmet. We are a small hotel designed with tastefully decorated rooms with your personal needs in mind. You will find yourself immersed in a truly unique and magical atmosphere, providing outstanding Turkish hospitably to make you feel at home.In the heart of the oldest part of the city, you will enjoy simple but elegantly appointed rooms, wake up to a fresh Turkish buffet breakfast and can take a morning walk or run in the Gulhane Park where you will feel like you are in the forest, but in the heart of the city. From our doorstep you can take a stroll on cobblestone streets and enjoy the most fascinating and historically important areas of the worlds great cities. The looming architecture of the famous Aya Sophia, the historical Topkapi Palace, and the eloquent Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern all within a 2 minute walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Minel Hotel

Address: Alemdar Mah. Guzel Sanatlar Sok. No:11, Istanbul 34121, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $23 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Minel Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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#69 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#114 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#117 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#163 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“We stayed on 3rd floor in Room No. 202, which was quieter.”
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 of 5 bubbles 126jawadh, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Probably the rooms in the front would be the quietest as the ones in the rear are to the street with the trams.”
 of 5 bubbles EasyDoesIt, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“My room -103- had a window into a courtyard and the street where the trams ran - noise not consiuderable but the trams may irritate some.”
 of 5 bubbles furryneck, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Try to stay in the higher floors, since the neighbourhood is quite noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 618camiller, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 201 is the largest - almost a suite”
 of 5 bubbles TamaraT13, 10 Jul 2015 | Read review
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