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Old City Viva Hotel

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

I Should say that the Old City Viva Hotel is a very very good one!The location is really great!It took us 5-10 minutes to get to the Topcapi Palace,Blue Mosque,Aya Sofia,Basilica and Bosphoros and other sightseengs!Everything is really near!The tram stop is near the hotel also! Most of all I want to say good words about the staff of the...

Thank Mayya Y
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016

as a regular travel to Istanbul,we stayed here for a last minute break,excellent location close to the tram network and the ferries across the water and trips up the bospherus. helpful friendly staff .would stay again when in itanbul

2Thank katrinanfin
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Was nice the hotel..we went with a sick child and the staff was helpful with us..all was ok..good location. .good hotel..good staff..all the shops and restaurants are really nice and good food everywhere. .

1Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 10 days with family and it was terrible. We were given a room in the old part of hotel on the first night - terribly noisy (despite closed windows), disgusting bathroom and no heating. Changed rooms the next day to the newer floor... tiny room and still noisy. Breakfast was average and the same every day. Will...

Thank Ammara S
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I had stay in this hotel for 6 days, Very Nice Location near to Tramway... and mainly the Staff is very kind and helpful always at pur service.. And specialy the receptionist Mr.Zafar .He made my visit more colourful with guidance for all tours and travels. I just love this Hotel and all Staff :-)

1Thank Hussain F E
Reviewed 15 October 2015

it's really on great location, very kind and helpful staff. rooms are clean and spacious. a bit noisy location. nice cafe at the entrance. tasty Turkish delights offered. top floor room with the balcony is great and romantic.

1Thank Fatih M
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Old city viva hotel close to historical city center, near of the Gulhane and Sirkeci tramway station, Gulhane park and all other historical monuments. The roms are clean and comfortable. Staff of hotel very kindly, helpful and friendly.

Thank raminmammadov
Baku, Azerbaijan
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The hotel is very close the tramway station "sirkeci"and "marmaray" metro station.We have requested quiet room on the top floor also non -smoking. so we stayed at 505,on the fifth floor. The room was quiet large and cleaned every day. we stayed there 5 nights and really enjoyed.The staff is friendly and polite.The breakfast was enough various.I think I would...

Thank gulchohre
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The location was simply the best, super close from the metro station "marmaray" and the tramvay station "sirkeci". The staff are super friendly and very welcoming. I really enjoyed my stay at the viva hotel and if I come to Istanbul again, I would definitely book in the viva hotel <3

Thank Maryam A
Kottayam, Kerala, India
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is a great place right in the heart of Istanbul Medium budgrt hotel But very comfortable Very friendly staff Fantastic service Food is good but can be served bit warm as the weather is cold Taxi mam needs to be prompt But very very recommended

Thank Agnivesh

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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 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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  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Old City Viva Hotel

Address: Hoca Pasa Mah. Orhaniye Cad. No:20 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $36 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Old City Viva Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Oldcity Viva Istanbul
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#102 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
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“top floor room with balcony.”
885fatihm, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Top floors are better”
Agnivesh, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“book early to get a good price and book the taxi to pick you up with them”
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salem68, 25 May 2015 | Read review
“Room #405 is quite nice. Though at nights toilet gives disturbing smell, I let the tap water running a little bit.”
MonikPandiangan, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“avoid rooms on tram line side . take rooms on other sides.”
Ali_Saif2014, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
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