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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“top floor”(16 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

We have chosen this hotel, since it was really good location and one of the most important detail is that the breakfast can be served at any time. It is just amazing, when you can wake up whenever you want, being relaxed and not rushing...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2013

I only visited the restaurant that is very close to the Blue Mosk, in fact on the other side of the street. The food is good, they have reasonable prices and I loved the moments spent there. The stuff is very friendly and they speak...More

Thank Teodora_Mihaela
Reviewed 23 April 2013

We found this Hotel by chance, on Booking.com, and we were a bit wary: 45 euros per nite, right on the Hippodrome??! But we were even more surprised and struck with awe when they showed us our room: it was on the last floor, room...More

1  Thank zontar_ian
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Whilst visiting the hippodrome in the centre of the old town we decided to stop and have some lunch. It was an extremely cold day so the outside heaters were very welcome. We ordered Meatballs (Kofte) which were very tasty with nice rice and fresh...More

Thank colin c
Reviewed 3 March 2013

This place has everything you could ever need when in Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque area), İstanbul. With a wonderful staff, great food, authentic ambience, and just an all around great experience, your trip to visit the beautiful, historic sites of İstanbul would not be complete without...More

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Top amenities
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$50 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
...More
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"top floor best view!"
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"best view is on the top floor"
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"Choose the topmost room for the best views"
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"The best room is the superior room, (the biggest room of the hotel) a brilliant view and it is worth every..."
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