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Side Hotel and Pension

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Rooftop Terrace
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All reviews blue mosque great location no lift a stones throw hagia sofia grand bazaar travel agent rooms are clean walking distance tram line terrace sultanahmet roof bosphorus
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel to Turkey every two years with small groups and since 2012 have always stayed at the Side. It is a simple hotel, family run, excellently located in the Sultan Ahmet area of Istanbul's old city. The breakfasts are good, Levent and Bulent and...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a good low to medium price hotel with excellent location, very well run with rooms clean and of acceptable quality. I’m quite often in Istanbul stayed in many hotels and I know than in comparison this is a good hotel. In particular I...More

Thank Konstantinos P
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Just perfect... safe secure and lovely clean hotel, for two woman travelling on their own. Walking distance to all the main attraction, along with tram - safe area to walk around at night. Owners are just lovely, made you feel very welcome. Great breakfast each...More

1  Thank Debbie8088
Reviewed September 6, 2018

I've been staying at the Side for more than 5 years. Its location is great. The walk to the Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque takes just a few minutes and next door is a travel agent who can book trips for you. The...More

1  Thank pancho35
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Extremely good hotel. First advantage - absolutely fantastic location - it is one of the closest hotels to Sultanahmed square (you can see The Blue Mask and Aia Sophia from the hotel terrace). But at the same time it is a very quiet place. Obvious...More

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About
Description
Situated in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet, this hotel is a 4-minute walk from Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. It offers guestrooms with free WiFi and air conditioning and flat TV. Side Hotel features a More delightful rooftop terrace with views over the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia , the Blue Mosqueand Bosphorus . It is ideally located just 250 m from the Marmara Sea. Guests can enjoy a breakfast in the morning, served with an extensive variety of both Western and Turkish items. Free tea service is also available throughout the day. The Side hotel is situated 1.5 km from the Grand Bazaar. Old Istanbul‘s shopping, dining and entertainment districts are only a minute walk from the hotel. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$44 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Side Hotel Istanbul
Location
Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$44 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Side Hotel Istanbul
Location
Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
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Traveller (156)
Room & Suite (47)
Dining (26)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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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
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March 10, 2015|
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Response from pancho35 | Reviewed this property |
The Side will get you a taxi to the airport, usually it arrives in under 5 minutes. Metered fare, under 60 TL plus a small tip. Room costs are moderate, but look at the hotel's web site as there are seasonal changes. I think... More
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irishempler
February 6, 2015|
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Response from Rod571 | Reviewed this property |
80 Euro per night for two adults when we were there in October, 2014.
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Room Tips
"strangely enough I think that pension rooms have better views!"
konstantinosp589
5 weeks ago
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"Best to get room with air-conditioning as these have a small balcony for the best of both worlds. But this..."
Debbie8088
Sep. 15, 2018
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"Ask for a room on the street side if you want to enjoy life beyond your room. Rooms are the rear are very..."
pancho35
Sep. 6, 2018
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"Upper floors rooms may get hot in summer time"
mmareeva
Jul. 25, 2018
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