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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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    • Excellent55%
    • Very good35%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “blue mosque” (72 reviews)
    “the hotel staff” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 9 August 2014

    Our week-long stay at Arena Hotel was the beginning of our nearly month long honeymoon. When we entered our room, we were presented with a bottle of Champagne, a big beautiful bouquet of flowers, chocolates, and a fresh selection of fruits (thank you Naz!!!) It...More

    Thank Z0Dak
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Yönetici at Arena HotelResponded 23 August 2014

    Dear Z0Dak, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. It was a pleasure having you as our guest. My team and I are very happy to hear you throughly enjoyed your experience with us. Many thanks for...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2014

    This hotel is 2 minutes away from the Blue Mosque! We stayed there for 4 nights and we had a great time! The breakfast had a big variety of food and the staff of the hotel was very helpful. They also helped us arranged our...More

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    Thank IoannaKyr
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 5 August 2014

    Dear IoannaKyr, Thank you very much for taking the time to share about Arena Hotel. We are very glad about your review that you enjoyed the breakfast and the service the staff provided. The reservation department always provides the detailed info about the room before...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2014

    This hotel is perfectly located only a short walk from the Blue Mosque and restaurant district in Sultanahmet. The rooms are spacious and comfortably fitted out in the traditional Turkish style. The staff were very welcoming and helpful at all times.More

    Thank Wooditch
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 5 August 2014

    Dear Wooditch, Thank you very much for taking the time to share about Arena Hotel. My team and I, we appreciate your candid and brief review and are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. It will be a pleasure to welcome...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2014

    We arrived early in the morning to a friendly welcome, nice breakfast and rooms ready. This hotel is in a great location and easy walking to the main tourist sites. There is a corner food shop just up the street for snacks and other restaurants...More

    1  Thank MitzyNewZealand
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 5 August 2014

    Dear MitzyNewZealand, Thank you very much for taking the time to share about your experience in Arena Hotel. Arena hotel is a small hotel with a big heart. My team's vision is to make the guests feel like at home with the candid service they...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2014

    We were pleasantly surprised to find this lovely quaint hotel right in the middle of the points of interest. The staff were kind and helpful. The room was beautifully decorated although the bed was a little hard. A lovely breakfast was included and entertainment in...More

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    1  Thank Diana G
    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena HotelResponded 5 August 2014

    Dear Diana G, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your stay in Arena Hotel. We are very happy to read your review, that you truly enjoyed your stay and met your expectations. Thank you very much for your recognition and...More

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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • US$39 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #40 Family Hotel in Istanbul
    • #89 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
    • #134 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
    • #165 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Sultanahmet
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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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    Alicja S
    15 September 2017|
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    Response from dmartin358 | Reviewed this property |
    The rooms my friend and I got were more or less the same. Small and no service. The bedding did not even fit. We would leave early for our daily tours and not once on arrival round about 5pm,was our room made. It was a... More
    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
    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.
    Room Tips
    "Amazing serivce"
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    "Avoid the basement level. U will not have any view at all. Higher the better. They have lift."
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    "room are very small and bad and what you see in photos is not same in reality"
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    "Our rooms were extremely small"
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