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Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel

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Reviewed 24 August 2011

I just add to the description of the house that it is on 5 floors which was a surprise for us We enjoyed it but for some ppl it might be difficult We are impatient to come back !

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 August 2011

We booked this hotel through the internet and were very pleasantly surprised about 1) the friendliness of the hotelstaff, 2) the cleanliness of the room and 3) the ideal location as far as walking to the old city centre is concerned. The hotel itself is located in a quiet neighbourhood, but within 5 minutes, the restaurant-, museum- and main attractions...

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chicago
Reviewed 20 August 2011

After reading may reviews and extensive research we chose the Armada Hotel. It was the perfect choice for us. Great location, great staff, great hotel. The breakfasts were substantial and the views from the terrace breathtaking!

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 19 August 2011

I spent a week-end in this hotel in August 2011; I had chosen it because of its location in the historical center of the city and also the traditional interior architecture. I wasn't disappointed, as the hotel is not far from the Aya Sofia and the interior decorations of the lobby and the rooms are very nice, reminding of old...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Location Is near to historical places, and very near to the sea. However, it is far away from pulblic transportation (bus, tram). Also you need to clime up the tiny roads to reach to blue mosque and aya sofia, needs taxi to reach other attarction like grand bazar and so on... Hotel breakfast is great, furniture not quite modern, upper...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Stayed here for 3 nights with a friend. It was our first time to Istanbul. The Armada is centrally located in Sultanahmet and is close to everything! The breakfasts are worth skipping dinner for (except food in Istanbul is too delicious!) Super comfortable beds and great showers. Makes all the difference :)

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Chicago
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Stayed at the Armada as part of a tour, good location, close to Sultanhamet Square. - have to be somewhat careful in neighborhood at night. Rooms were very clean and charming, rooftop has excellent views of the City, Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, nice to have drinks served on the roof top. Great breakfast buffet.

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Mainz
Reviewed 11 August 2011

everything was perfect at Armada Hotel.It was one of the best hotel we stayed.Very friendly, very clean and an amazing breakfast! The very best was the atmosphere at Armada, which let us get an impression of turkey way of life; the reason we decided to visit Istanbul.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 August 2011

The service received at Armada was very very good, reception was helpful and very friendly. Breakfast buffet offered a huge variety of food and you got to have breakfast on the terrace restaurant over looking the sea, which was a truly amazing start to your day. In the evening you can enjoy a meal at the restaurant, reasonably priced again...

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 5 August 2011

This hotel is a treasure. Charming Turkish style and the rooftop terrace for meals is just unbeatable. The breafast buffet is oustanding but that does not begin to tell you what you are in store for. Directly to the back is the stunning Blue Mosque, to right the Hagia Sophia and in front views of the Sea of Marmara. I...

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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 )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For Anyone Seeking an Authentic Istanbul Lifestyle in Istanbul!With a spectacular view of the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, the two colossal monuments of Byzantine and Ottoman architecture in the heart of the historic peninsula, Armada delights anyone searching for true Istanbul culture by resurrecting the lifestyle that makes Istanbul the great city that it is and adapting it to our time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel

Address: Ahirkapi Sok. No 24 | Cankurtaran, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $65 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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#54 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#61 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#74 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#80 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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“Rooms facing away from the sea side are quieter.”
ManRash2, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The hotel has two floors so the second floor would have a better view facing north”
  • View of the Marmara Sea
helenaW9896JE, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Superior rooms were fresh and ample size with sofa area and contemporary bathroom”
Barnaby51, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“its an easy hotel no frills , but clean”
alcgomez, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view gives good picture of the sea!!”
shakilar2016, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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