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Apricot Hotel

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

During our visit to Istanbul for the first time, and after spending 3 nights at Seres Hotel, A friend recommend this Apricot Hotel to us. We visited the large room and my wife likes it. We cancel the booking left nights at Seres and moved there to spend the rest of our trip. The price was better, no extra-charge for... More 

1 Thank Ham A
thousand oaks, California
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

In a neighborhood surrounded by many much more expensive hotels, the Apricot was delightful. It's a five minute walk to the Blue Mosque and to the Tram, which takes you anywhere. Mohammed, the manager, who is always at the front desk, was very helpful with directions, technology, and even lugging baggage, although they installed a lift while we were there.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We stayed at apricot hotel for 6 days at the end of our 2 month trip across Europe. The staff was great, very very nice people and always making sure my 2 girlfriends and I were okay. Breakfast is included and is a traditional turkish breakfast. The location was great, about 4 minutes from the blue mosque and hagia sofia.... More 

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Boston, MA
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122 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We loved the Apricot hotel. The staff and management were really friendly and ensured we had a good visit. It is centrally located. Be aware you will hear the call to prayer, but I found it lovely to listen to. The rooms were comfortable and clean.

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Portland, Oregon
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86 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We have been staying at the Apricot Hotel for years, beginning when it was in a different location nearby. Have always loved it for its location and for its staff----feel as if we are coming home. Rooms are lovely, quiet, peaceful, welcoming with comfortable beds and adequate bathrooms. Enjoy hearing the call to prayer in the morning. Breakfast is good... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

A small, well located hotel with a relaxing environment that is perfect for touring the major attractions, within 5 minute walk to the Blue Mosque. It is located in a quiet street with lots of other hotels. The hotel room was small and simple, but clean and comfortable, with a/c, fridge, and tea/coffee making facility and the bed very comfortable.... More 

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Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Beautiful and wonderful and quiet hotel and suitable prices, rooms with views of the Sultanahmet Mosque on one side and the sea on the other. Located in a quiet and beautiful area. The staff is very friendly. They coordinate trips to the city of Bursa and Antalya and other cities have been a trip to the city of Bursa was... More 

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Gland, Switzerland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We spent 4 nights in Apricot hotel in May 2015. The hotel is very well located in the center of the old city of Istanbul. The hotel runners were very welcoming and always happy to help us when needed. The breakfast in the morning was amazing ! We had at first an economic room which was little but clean and... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Great location - the place is very close to the tram station, Blue mosque, Topkapi and Aya sofia museum and other attractions. The hospitality of the staff specially Mr.Muhammad Uddin(He understands Urdu), Mr.Barish and Breakfast lady made our stay very pleasent. All staff understand english very well so no language problem. They have thier own tour company www.Brunotravel.com very good... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

It was my second trip to the Apricot hotel. Needless to say I am more than satisfied as I am a returning visitor. I go there as its right in the centre of tourist district and yet a little away from the madding crowds. The street it is located in has a romantic and trendy feel and yet the place... More 

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Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighbourhood Profile
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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Apricot Hotel

Address: Sultanahmet Mh., Amiral Tafdil Sokak No. 22, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $71 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Apricot Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Apricot Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Istanbul
#118 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#138 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#179 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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“Quite and good location”
 of 5 bubbles kevynnesmith, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We love Room One with a great view and a spacious floor plan.”
 of 5 bubbles Busy-retired, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Very Quiet area, Sunny room 35 m2 with 2 large windows at 2nd fl. A double size bathroom, close to all amnesties”
 of 5 bubbles 545hama, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room prices vary according to size. We stayed in Room 3, a bit small, but adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles jcaplan, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles carolinaylorenzo, 18 Jun 2015 | Read review
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