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Reviewed 24 July 2015

At first time my husband and I visited to Istanbul. Everything was perfect: Istanbul itself and the hotel in which we stayed. The Hotel is small, but very cozy. The staff are very friendly and welcoming .There is a nice restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast. Also they offer you free tea and coffee. Everythingl in this hotel is directed...

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Reviewed 4 June 2015

We booked this hotel as it was located right next to all the main attractions. It has a beautiful resteraunt which looks out onto the blue mosque and the arasta bazaar rigjt infront. Perfect location as it had resteraunts, bars, shopping malls, all the main sites at the door step. The Blue Mosque and Aya Sophia were literally infront of...

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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Very good room. Comfortable bed. Bathroom also was good. View from room was amazing. Location is excellent. Staff was nice and friendly. Only breakfast can be more varied. You have a 20% discount from the restaurant at the hotel and food was tasty.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Horrible staff who were completely unhelpful and rude. I have stayed in many hotels in Istanbul and this is the WORST. The location is the only good thing about the hotel - but don't be suprised if your reservation is canceled TWO days before your trip as happened to our friend through air b n b. The hotel is notorious...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Stayed in this hotel in the first week of march'15 in the best room they had. Hotel is nice, at least if you take the rooms on the top floor with the terrace and the view of the river. However, the staff at the front desk is very casual. They put us in the wrong room initially even though we...

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Nagpur, India
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We stayed in Hotel El Blanco. The location I mus say is good as it is walking distance from the Blue Mosque in the Sultanahmet district. You can basically travel by tram if you stay here. However, my rant is about the rooms themselves. The one we had was super small in size and I mean SUPER small. It was...

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Istanbul Province, Turkey
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Hotel el blanco is located in old city( Sultanahmet) 2minutes walking distance from blue mosque and Hagia Sophia and the rest of the city attractions,the rooms are perfectly stored with and rooms are very cozy just like a cozy Turkish homes you will need for a few days stay or more than that,service is perfect Turkish village style breakfast with...

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Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband stayed there for three nights it was really cool, the location is amazing very tourstic , the room was very clean , the stuff r very friendly and helpful specially Margrita :) I'd recommend it for anyone wants to visit Istanbul :)

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Argentina
Reviewed 25 September 2014

I stayed at the hotel during march this year. I had made a reservation via Internet. The hotel made a mistake and did not cancel the reservation fee of U$S 90. So I was double charged this amount. I sent a message to the Hotel and never got a reply or refund on my Mastercard!

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Dalyan, Turkey
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We have been there for 3 days.with new decoration looks amazing,very friendly staff and very friendly a manager mustafa.we sent them all our best wishes.thank for everything........... :) mahmut&seyhan

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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 )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your stay at Amazing and friendly Hotel El Blanco. Hotel El Blanco Istanbul is very friendly pleasant, yet modern accommodation right in the heart of the old part of Istanbul.Hotel El Blanco Istanbul Istanbul is situated in the historic center of Sultanahmet, the heart of Istanbul and Constantinople. You can easily visit most of the wonderful attractions our beautiful city holds host to!Hotel El Blanco Istanbul is centrally located in the Old City, only a few minutes walk from the Blue Mosque, St.Sophia, Topkapi Palace, the Hippodrome and the other tourist attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Blanco

Address: Mimar Mehmet Aga Cad. No:23, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $27 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Blanco 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“There are 3 x floors here and the best suıtes are on the top floor but no lıfts.”
 of 5 bubbles A8223XUangelar, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All beautiful rooms”
 of 5 bubbles rhaniestar72, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“2nd floor overlooking street or 2nd floor right hand side rear with a little view of the Bosperous”
 of 5 bubbles 365Weathers, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We chose the cory view rather than the garden view. Best view ever.”
 of 5 bubbles SyimaR, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Choose the rooms on the top floor with a terrace and view. Those are the best rooms; though its a steep climb up the stairs to the 3rd floor. NO LIFT.”
  • Nice view ruined with dirty furniture on the terrace
  • Top floor rooms are nice
 of 5 bubbles nikhilpawa, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
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