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Hotel Sphendon

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Stade, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to stay at the Sphendon, because it had very good reviews on TripAdvisor. After staying there for 2 nights I'm still trying to figure out how the hotel got such good reviews. The room itself was ok, but nothing more. The rest of the hotel seemed rather dark, not very welcoming. Overall, everything could be nicer. The shower...

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hotel a comfortable and reasonable price .. nice and simple and delicious bread breakfast .. clean rooms and ensuite bathroom with hot water .. rooms have very excellent heater .. Thank you Thank Younis and Saleh to the meeting.

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is amazing place with good people like YOUNES and SALEH they are 100% pro, everything is clean at the hotel sphendon, you feel like you are at home, and they are in the most gorgeous beautiful location everything is next to you.

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Weston, Florida
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The service and location of this older hotel are outstanding. It is within easy walking distance of the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar, the Spice Market, and other popular attractions. The price included a delicious hot breakfast. We would highly recommend this hotel for visitors to Turkey, and we highly recommend a visit to Istanbul.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The location of this small jewel is behind the fabulous Blue Mosque in the Sultan Ahmet area in the Old City. The hotel is clean, neat, the breakfasts are overwhelmingly generous and delicious, and the staff are very kind and helpful (especially Monzir). The delightful roof top terrace overlooks the Sea of Marmara and the Bosphorus and is lovely to...

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Lebanon
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It is a great hotel near to the best historic and tourist place in istanbul "sultan ahmet" , clean tidy having a nice view, will to the job. A quiet and calm receptionist team, very helpfull regarding moving in istanbul. I remember that we were late on our bus leaving to airport and the receptionist MONZIR convinced them to wait...

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Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Located very close to the main attractions (10 mins walk) and the staff is friendly. Breakfast was good as well with good terrace / sitting area at the back. No elevators, so one has to carry the luggage upstairs themselves. Room is small, but good enough for people who want to spend most of the time outside. The rooftop has...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

It was such a privilege to stay here as the staff provided so much hospitality and kindness that I felt at home instantly. Great location, mins away from all the tourist attractions (including the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar and many more!!) ,comfy rooms and delicious breakfasts! Room service was always available - at any time and...

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Perfect location!! The hotel is the perfect location to visit The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace by foot. I spent Ramadan in Istanbul and felt this place was the perfect location. The breakfast buffet was healthy and fresh. The room was tidy, comfortable, and safe. I will definitely return to this hotel!

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

We were a family of four and booked two rooms in the hotel. The hotel has an old world charm to it and gives off an extremely homely vibe. The rooms are clean and functional, and are maintained well by the staff on a daily basis. The location is one of the best parts about the hotel. It is a...

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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 )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
İstanbul Sphendon Hotel - an historical and charming family-run special class hotel offering the charm, quality, cleanliness, comfort, accommodation and lodging in a select homey atmosphere. Hotel is located in the centre of the historical peninsula, Sultanahmet-İstanbul. We are ideally located within two minutes walk to the most important Ottomon & Byzantine monuments of Turkey such as St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace, Hippodrome, Basilica Cistern and not more than ten minutes to The Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Sphendon

Address: Eminonu, Akbiyik Degirmeni Sk, 50, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $43 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Sphendon 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#63 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#112 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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“Ask for non-smoking area”
MaureenPhilly, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great .”
328ikrami, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check out size of shower in the room before checking in as they are smaller in certain rooms which may be challenging for taller visitors.”
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“room little bit bigger”
Mughetto72, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
“XX1 is single size room”
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