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Langley City, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Great location in Sultanahmet. Beds were not comfortable at all though. The receptionist also told me that he tried looking me up on facebook prior to my arrival but couldn't find me. Really weird. He somehow found my friend and me by the end of our stay and added us. Not appropriate or appreciated.

1Thank BlondeBarbieDoll
St. Paul's Bay, Malta
Reviewed 23 October 2014

This was my third and FINAL stay at Hotel Ida, and things have gone horribly downhill. It is true that it was a simple, "you get what you pay for" place to stay. However, the prior staff were kind and attentive, my room was always clean, though shabby, and I really had NO complaints. However, the prior staff have all...

Thank SisterMable
Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 2 June 2014

+++ Excellent location, very close to all sightseeing objects. Also many small restaurants are in the same street. Very small hotel in a noisy, but fun street. The receptionist was very warm person, willing to help in every possible way. The rooms are tidy, the towels were changed couple times during our stay (5 nights). We had a sea view...

2Thank GauGab
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I'm staying in the Ida right now. I'm in Sultanahmet District of Istanbul for seven days. The Ida is cheap and on the main restaurant/cafe street of this area, about five easy minutes walk from the walls of the Blue Mosque. The room is small but that is hardly a problem, who needs a big room when your main reason...

4Thank BeautyHunter
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2013

The 'hotel' in the name is a bit misleading, it's best to consider it a hostel with the benefit of the privacy of your own room and bathroom for the same price as a dormitory. It really is only just off the main square, at the heart of everything a traveler to Istanbul could wish to see. The downside of...

3Thank Beccy O
Bowen, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2013

excellent hotel with very friendly staff. value for money was unbelievable. location was fantastic in the middle of a street with plenty of places to eat, drink and smoke shi sha (water pipe) would definitely come back and would definitely recommend to anyone. the rooms were small but with the amount there is to do in istanbul you wont be...

3Thank Tim O
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2013

My main issue was the ANT INFESTATION in our room which they did nothing about!! We stayed for three nights- on the second night our room was covered in ants, in our shower, our bed- everywhere! I went down to reception and they said they had no spare rooms so they could do nothing but that we would be given...

7Thank Sarah B
Birmingham, Uk
Reviewed 21 June 2013

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2013

I'm a firm believer in value as a hotel room is just a place to rest one's head at the end of the day but this "hotel has to be the worst I've ever stayed in on many travels around the world! It is just one room wide, about 10ft, with one room front and back on four floors! The...

1Thank Barry G
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Mistakenly took 200 euros per room. Transaction for 200 euros is still not canceled ((although the hotel employee assured that the operation was canceled. Be careful! in the bedside table were dirty napkins

1Thank Sergey K

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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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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in historical district overlooking the Marmara sea. The 24-hour desk information on excursions in Istanbul and Turkey. Wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel.Excellent views across the Marmara Sea (Bosphorus), Prince Islands and Blue Mosque can be enjoyed from the terrace of the rooftop where breakfast is serving.The local area offers several dining and fun options.Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide express-check in/out and currency exchange. Airport transfers can be arranged, and onsite parking facilities are complimentary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ida

Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. No:27 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ida 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Ida Hotel Istanbul
Boutique Hotel Ida
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“Choose another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles SisterMable, 23 Oct 2014 | Read review
“301 is on the street, if you need complete silence to fall asleep, ask for a different room, but I found the friendly, moderate street noise quite soothing as I fell asleep.”
 of 5 bubbles BeautyHunter, 20 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Perhaps avoid the basement room.”
 of 5 bubbles beccyo2013, 6 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Go elsewhere!!!”
 of 5 bubbles BarryG707, 17 May 2013 | Read review
“The stairs are a challenge and all rooms will be loud. Avoid the basement, particularly the back basement room!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles mollyfabb, 7 May 2013 | Read review
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