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“Low quality”
Review of Sofular Hamami

Sofular Hamami
Ranked #28 of 225 Spas & Wellness in Istanbul
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Reviewed 5 May 2013

Pluses: historical, local hamam - no tourists and in the evening even no locals.

Minuses: the prices claimed were 25TL (hamam) + 10TL (peeling) + 5TL (massage) = 45TL. But they charged us 50TL, having not explained what 5TL were for. No one speaks English, that's why it is hardly possible even to ask them questions.
Both peeling and massage were of low quality. We even did not understand that they did a massage - was just usual washing with a USUAL synthetic bast wisp (not even 'kese' that needs to be used). As a result - no foam and no feeling of being massaged.
The ladies were rather abrupt (though smiling) and were all the time hurrying us up.
The hamam itself is also not that easy to find.

To sum up, it was nice experience, but I will never go to such a true local place without locals any more. I would prefer to pay more, but get more suave service.

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Reviewed 9 October 2012

We were three friends in Sofular Hammam last week and spent appr. 2 hours. Some of the taps were hardly operating. I was not happy with careless masseur and the rubber and price is high comparing to other historical hammams in Istanbul. 25 TL entrance, 10 TL massage and 10 TL rubbing. There is a parking place near to the hammam.

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