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    Arena Hotel

    Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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          Overview
          • Excellent54%
          • Very good36%
          • Average7%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

          We booked the hotel as it was the place my girlfriend stayed 12 years ago with her family. On arrival we had a wonderful warm welcome from nejat and also from the owner of the hotel who showed me his family pictures and told me...More

          Thank hamooza
          Response from arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena HotelResponded 10 June 2016

          Dear Hamooza, It's a great pleasure to read such a good review. We are very pleased to meet you and host you at our hotel. Thank you very much especially for this detailed review. Looking forward to seeing you again at our hotel.

          Reviewed 25 May 2016

          I regularly visit this hotel as a professional tour guide and all I can say that its pkeasure to visit them. They always help me during the waiting time with some offerings and chat with me while I wait for the guests. Nice decoratşon and...More

          Thank Sarisoy
          Response from arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena HotelResponded 10 June 2016

          Dear Sarisoy, Thank you very much for your comment. We are so happy to meet and entertaining you in our hotel. We hope to see you again at your next visit to Istanbul.

          Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

          The owner and all the staff were friendly and very helpful.The hotel was clean with all the facilies you would expect and breakfast for us was good. The hotel is located behind the Hippodrome and close to Agia Sophia ,Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and great...More

          Thank Manuel V
          Response from arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena HotelResponded 10 June 2016

          Dear Manuel, It's a great pleasure to read such a good review. We are very pleased to meet you and host you at our hotel. Thank you very much especially for this detailed review. Looking forward to seeing you again at our hotel.

          Reviewed 29 April 2016

          Centrally placed and close to the tram, just south of the Hippodrome, well hidden in the maze of one-way streets. This family run hotel is small and secure as the entrance is well observed thoughout day and night. The building itself dates from the 1970s...More

          1  Thank Kay B
          Response from arenahotelistanbul, Yönetici at Arena HotelResponded 9 May 2016

          Dear Guest Mr. Edward James ANDREW; Thanks for your valuable detailed observations about our hotel which we carefully noted. With your permission we'd like to clarify below points; 1- Building of the hotel is dating from 18th century, originally an Ottoman stone house belonging to...More

          Reviewed 28 April 2016

          Historic building in a historic location. Room was a little small as expected. Homey atmosphere. Clean. Food is very good. Staff is amazingly helpful. Location great to walk to many historic sites and restaurants.

          Thank amkhol
          Response from arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena HotelResponded 10 June 2016

          Dear Amkhol, Thank you so much for this lovely review.We are so happy to meet and entertaining you in our hotel. We hope to see you next visit to Istanbul.

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$34 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #51 Family Hotel in Istanbul
          • #69 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
          • #76 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
          • #132 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
          • #135 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 27
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          • Arena Hotel Istanbul
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          zebras5
          Not sure if there is a swimming pool? Instead is there a spa room?Travelling in mid July so probably pretty hot?
          12 May 2016|
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          Response from Kay B | Reviewed this property |
          Sorry about delay in finding your question. There was no sign of any swimming pool at the Arena but they claim to have a haman (Turkish Bath ) and I did see a lady in a white coat who would seem to be the attendant... More
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          jen2951
          Hi everyone. Can anybody tell me if the safety deposit box is big enough to hold a laptop ? Many thanks Jen
          18 February 2015|
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          Response from GoTravelAU | Reviewed this property |
          It was good size for I -pad, but don't think will be big enough for laptop.
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          angel990
          are the bathrooms open to the view of the bedrooms,judging from your pictures you can see into the bathrooms with no privacy for the person using them
          10 February 2015|
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          Response from YankeeinQatar | Reviewed this property |
          The two rooms we had (we saw a third) all had private bathrooms with a door that closed. Not a privacy problem. The rooms were tight for two people with luggage but lovely.
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          Room Tips
          "Clean, quait, very close to the most important visiting points."
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          "Rooms are quiet & theres an elevator which is very convenient with suitcases"
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          "Muezzins call at 0500, probably audible in all rooms, otherwise very quiet."
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          "Rooms on the top floor have a nice sea view"
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