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    Arena Hotel

    Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good36%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “blue mosque” (71 reviews)
    “the hotel staff” (23 reviews)
    “turkey” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Meeting Rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Babysitting
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

    We had a stop over in Istanbul for 2 nights. The room was clean and average size. Good location, walking distance to visit blue mosque, hagia sofia, restaurants, and markets. Very well welcomed. But neighbors downstairs talking till 2 am, were a bit annoyed... Overall...More

    Thank Julieheral
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 5 August 2014

    Dear Julieheral, Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again on a future visit. Warm regards, Naz Küçükserim

    Reviewed 24 July 2014

    great hotel in an excellent location. very friendly staff and very helpful. great complimentary breakfast. would highly recommend the arena . the rooms tipify the Turkish experience. the decor is ecclectic and the hotel has a homey feel to it.More

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    1  Thank Michel S
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 25 July 2014

    Dear Michel S, Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again on a future visit. Warmest regards to Canada,...More

    Reviewed 22 July 2014

    We have spent in Arena hotel 3 nights, in a beautiful Queen suite room, that faced to the Sokollu Mosque. The room is spacious for a Sultanahmet’s hotel. We have arrived just before noon and we were immediately checked in. From the pictures we seen...More

    1  Thank Traveler200782
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 24 July 2014

    Dear Traveler200782, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. My team and I are very happy to hear you throughly enjoyed your experience with us. Many thanks for...More

    Reviewed 22 July 2014

    Great location, wonderful staff, nice rooms, good breakfast buffet. The hotel is walking distance to the blue mosque and other sights. There is free wifi but it doesn't work in all the rooms so you may need to go to the lobby to use your...More

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    2  Thank allenB
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 24 July 2014

    Dear allenB, Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again on a future visit. Warm regards, Naz Küçükserim

    Reviewed 20 July 2014

    On its website and in its advertising this hotel makes much of its 'Ottoman Heritage' (read the description on booking.com) and boasts views of the Sea of Marmaris. Well if you are in anything other than a suite you can forget most of that baloney....More

    Thank RedHeadPeter
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 24 July 2014

    Dear RedHeadPeter, Thank you very much for spending time to write about Arena Hotel. On behalf of Arena Hotel Crew, I can clearly say that we aim to improve ourselves with the reviews we recieve and with our guest's suggestions. However there are some misleadings...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • USD 35 - USD 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #50 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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    • Number of rooms
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    Alicja S
    16 September 2017|
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    Response from dmartin358 | Reviewed this property |
    The rooms my friend and I got were more or less the same. Small and no service. The bedding did not even fit. We would leave early for our daily tours and not once on arrival round about 5pm,was our room made. It was a... More
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    Response from Kay B | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry about delay in finding your question. There was no sign of any swimming pool at the Arena but they claim to have a haman (Turkish Bath ) and I did see a lady in a white coat who would seem to be the attendant... More
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    18 February 2015|
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    Response from GoTravelAU | Reviewed this property |
    It was good size for I -pad, but don't think will be big enough for laptop.
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    "Avoid the basement level. U will not have any view at all. Higher the better. They have lift."
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    "room are very small and bad and what you see in photos is not same in reality"
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    "Our rooms were extremely small"
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    "Stunning sea views are available, make sure you book a room looking out over the Marmara and watch the boats.!"
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