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Oba Hotel

718 reviews
#31 of 1,173 Hotels in Istanbul
Traveller (204)
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Dining (30)
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Accessible rooms
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

We stayed at Oba with my friend. We stayed for few days and enjoyed every moment. The room was extremely clean, well decorated with hand made furnitures, like a konak. You feel like staying in an old ottoman house. The bed was very comfortable, slept...More

1  Thank Nebiye K
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My aunt and I Stayed for 3 nights and absolutely loved staying here. Ismail was such a fantastic host who made our stay enjoyable and memorable. Ismail is Informative and extremely helpful. The bedrooms are large and beautifully designed with the beds being very comfortable....More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

It located in the heart of Istanbul. If you decided to take a trip in old-Istanbul, and looking for a local hotel, this one is just for you. Great rooms, services and location. Don't hesitate stay! I am sure that I will stay again and...More

Thank Eren A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Oba hotel is a small hotel in the heart of the Sultanahmet area of Istanbul. The rooms are well appointed and comfortable and surprisingly quiet. Ismail is a fantastic guide and knows all about the history of the area and where to go and...More

1  Thank glenn693
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My husband and I just spent five nights in the Oba Hotel, which we found via Trip Advisor. It deserves all its good reviews. It's on a quiet side street, yet within walking distance to all the Blue Mosque and all those great sites. One...More

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Response from ismail c, Owner at Oba HotelResponded 28 April 2017

Hello, Hope that you are very well. Thank you so much for your helpful and great review. Cheers, Tulay and Ismail

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$21 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$21 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (204)
Room & Suite (169)
Dining (30)
Hotel & Grounds (199)
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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
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26 November 2017|
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Response from icaliskan | Property representative |
Yes. You may use major currencies.
Aimara M
17 October 2017|
Response from icaliskan | Property representative |
Hi Aimara, You may use Metro from Ataturk Airport to Zeytinburnu or Aksaray. I do prefer Zeytinburnu cause lines are crossing there while in Aksaray you need to walk like 200 meters to switch TRAMWAY. Then you may take off... More
2 September 2017|
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Response from glenn693 | Reviewed this property |
Istanbul is awesome from April to November. December to March can be very cold and uninviting.
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"They are alll good but you need to climb stairs as there is no lift which we didn't mind."
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