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Blue House Hotel

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We stayed at the Blue House at either end of our trip, four nights in all. Loved it. Room clean and comfortable, everything worked. Delightful, helpful staff who spoke good English - why should they ? When we returned for the second stay, we were greeted like old friends. Perfect location and what might just be the best view in...

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue R, Thank you for your recent review! We greatly appreciate your very kind thoughts. It’s pleasing that you remarked the perfect location of our hotel and that you noticed our friendly and helpful staff. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and We are looking forward to welcoming you again during your next stay in Istanbul....

Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Great location and good service. We umm'ed and err'ed about where to stay and we are glad we stayed here. Great location and good service ... Reasonably happy staff and reasonable prices. Definitely easy to find as breakfast included to start your day

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Justine B, Thank you very much for your time to review our hotel. We are very glad too to hear you had enyoyed staying with us. Thank you also to notice our great location, good service and good staff. We hope to have an opportunity of welcoming you again at our hotel. Best wishes,

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I didn't stay here but I ate the restaurant on the rooftop terrace. The view is simply spectacular! The front staff and the wait staff were all pleasant and accommodating. The food was superb and the view - unbeatable! You can see the Sea of Marmara and the Blue Mosque, and even the small bazaar across the street.

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests, Thank you for your time to review our restaurant. We are happy to hear that you had enjoyed at our Terrace Marmara Restaurant. Thank you for noticing our location, unbeatable view and good service of our all staff. Next time we will love to have an opportunity of welcoming you at our hotel too. Best wishes,

California
Reviewed 21 September 2014

This is my third trip to Istanbul, and I've chosen to stay at the Blue House. The room is Comfortable and clean. It is located between the major attractions , the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace. The staff couldn't be more helpful and accommodating . They've help me make reservations for tours as well as transport to the...

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our valued guest, We thank you very much for a very kind review for us. It was very good to have an opportunity of welcoming and seeing you once again. We are very pleased to hear about your kind comments for us. We hope to welcome and see you for your next time to Istanbul. Best wishes,

Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

We went on the look out for a meal with a view of Istanbul and this one is hard to beat, however the food left a lot to be desired. Every meal we have had in this city has been top notch but here we were disappointed. This is a great location being wasted.

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review. The experiences you described are not characteristic of the level of our foods and service our colleagues strive to provide, and we apologize your meal was unsatisfactory. Your feedback was shared with our team, and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back...

Belgium
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I must start by saying that i have not stayed in other hotels in Istanbul so any comparisons are international. Positives: Excellent location for visiting at least 3 of the main tourist sites in Istanbul: Aya Sofia; Blue Mosque & Topkapi palace. All within easy walking distance (and i'm not a fast dynamic walker!) Friendly staff (some more efficient than...

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests, Thank you for spending your time to give us a kind feedback on your recent stay. Very glad to hear you enyoyed with the location, view, foods We greatly appreciate your feedback, as it helps us to improve and provide a better experience. We will show attention to your noticed points. We will love to have...

Ntexas
Reviewed 8 September 2014

A beautiful small personal hotel within 300 yards of the Blue Mosque. Arrived on last few days of Ramadan so an easy walk to fountains and park are between Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Do need ear plugs for quieting the call to prayer. Breakfast was great and roof restaurant can not be beat.

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our valued guests, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review. It’s pleasing that you remarked the perfect location of our hotel and that you noticed our great breakfast service and the best view of our terrace. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 September 2014

The location is absolutely incredible - perfectly situated for visiting the major sites and for accessing many different forms of public transportation. However, since the hotel is located on a small side street, it is very quiet. The staff are lovely - helpful, informative, and polite. The rooms and shared areas of the hotel are clean and comfortable, the breakfasts...

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear our valued guest, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the feedback. Thank you very much for noticing our perfect central location, ovely - helpful, informative, and polite staff, clean and comfortable rooms and sitting areas, terrace view and great breakfast. We will continue to try to do our best. Best wishes,

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I came with my cousin for a couple of days, is a perfect location for seeing the sites, staff very friendly and super helpful, the first morning we got the breakfast times confused, came down after breakfast had ended and they when we asked if they might have some fruit or toast, came out with a full breakfast spread for...

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Dear our valued guests, Thank you for your wonderful review! It’s pleasing that you remarked the perfect location of our hotel and that you noticed our friendly and helpful staff. We are looking forward to welcoming you again during your next stay in Istanbul and will love to serve our high standard of hospitality again. Best wishes,

Redlands, California
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The Blue House Hotel gives you ready walking access to the major sights to see in Sultanahmet. Across the street from the Blue Mosque, a block away from Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, and the Hippodrome. Less than a mile from Topaki Palace and the Grand Bazaar. Beyond location, the Blue House provided great service, a nice room, good breakfast, wonderful...

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Dear LSpills, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the feedback. Thank you very much for noticing our central location in the old city. It is true that all major sights are in walking distance to our hotel. Thank you too for writing about rooftop restaurant named Terrace Marmara. We are very glad that...

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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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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is located at the heart of old city, just opposite to Blue Mosque, very close to Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and many other historical sites. There are 25 standard rooms and one suite room. All rooms have air-condition, minibar, cable TV, direct telephone line, wireless internet access, hair-dryer and private bathroom with shower. Some rooms have view of Blue Mosque. Safety deposit boxes and high speed internet accessed computer are in lobby ready for our guests as complimentary.You can enjoy your breakfast at open air garden restaurant, under the shadow of Blue Mosque. Terrace Restaurant is ready to welcome you for lunch and dinner with its breathtaking views of Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Sea Marmara. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue House Hotel

Address: Dalbasti Sokak No.14 Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $166 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Blue Hotel Mavi Ev
Hotel Style:
#85 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#119 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#144 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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“Be sure to check out the rooftop terrace!”
 of 5 bubbles mmayovsky, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“best view is 3 floor”
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“Ask for a room with a view of the Blue Mosque or the Suite upgrade is very nice too. ”
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“Ask for a room with a lively view of the mosque and the sea. ”
 of 5 bubbles denverjanie, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Go for the view! It can't be beat.”
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