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Hotel Sapphire

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Reviewed 1 November 2008

This hotel is a real gem - in the old part of the city, 5 minutes walk from the sea and 5-10 minutes from the major tourist sights. The staff could not have been more helpful - from our free airport pickup to detailed information and directions for sightseeing. And while some hotels look and feel like they could be...

2Thank fionaseagirl
Reviewed 31 October 2008

Hotel Sapphire is a nice hotel with good and clean rooms with kind and helpfull staff. Breakfast is very well: you can choose it yourself. When leaving the hotel we forgot something that was still in the safetybox. The staff found it and sent it to us in Holland. The room was cleaned intensively every day. Also outside the rooms...

2Thank Claus5
Reviewed 26 October 2008

We really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Sapphire. It was on a narrow street with no cars but lots of restaurants nearby. It was an easy walk to anyplace in the old city. The trolley stop was one street away. They had cards at the desk to show taxi drivers where to go which was very handy since many...

4Thank Everetttraveler
Reviewed 25 October 2008

Very pleasant hotel with friendly and helpfull staff. Location ideal for the top tourist attractions such as Topkapi palace, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, train station and Bosporus ferries. Quiet street and lounge opportunities within 100 mtrs. Dutch tourist, Hoofddorp, Holland.

2Thank Hoofddorp-tourist
Paris, France
Reviewed 22 October 2008

Idealy situated near historic centre and tramway station Quiet street (pedestrian) near restaurants Kind staff in any situation Good price to quality ratio Highly recommended

2Thank aworldtoknowmore
Reviewed 11 October 2008

Super place! When You want service for your money - thats the place!

Thank Lufternurk
Gloucester UK
Reviewed 16 September 2008

Couldn't recommend this hotel highly enough - when I had a problem they went out of their way to make sure it came to a resolution. The facilities are excellent , the location supurb (perhaps not if you're driving). The staff friendly, an excellent choice of breakfast (tip - sit to the left of the lift at breakfast - it...

2Thank indexcheck
Reviewed 16 September 2008

We stayed at Sapphire at the end of August and we had two rooms: a single and a twin one. Positives: Very convenient and quiet location in Sultanahmet area (on a pedestrian street), between 10 to 15 minutes walk to Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Pretty and clean rooms with nice modern bathrooms. The rooms were small (smaller...

3Thank holidaymaker_39
Reviewed 10 September 2008

To be sincere, if you want to visit Istanbul as a first time the location is perfect. You can walk to most museums and historical places without taking any taxi. Moreover the staff is really great, everybody is nice and ready to help and find any kind of solution. If you will contact them directly ask for Harun, he is...

Thank kissmeiamitalian
Reviewed 10 September 2008

I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights with my wife and my child (12 yrs old) The hotel's place was excellent (all the best sights are very near) but it's Impossible to go there by your car ( I travel to Istanbul by my car). There isn't auto road near the hotel. You must to leave your car one...

13Thank eWorld_traveller

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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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Additional Information about Hotel Sapphire

Address: Ibn-i Kemal Cad. No:14 D:16 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet , Sirkeci
Price Range: $50 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sapphire 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Sapphire Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#60 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#62 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#64 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#72 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#102 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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“walking distance to attraction, transportation, eateries and convenient shop”
gasichiah00ngw, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor has the best views!”
drgeorgemanole, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We lived in the room facing street, but it was quiet (probably ços it was in winter)”
lindaguide, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent and noise free.”
Patricialuffrum, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Quiet area, no noisy rooms anywhere in the hotel I guess!”
564dietmark, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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