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Turkish Haman

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Address: Piere Loti Cad No.15 | Sultanhan Hotel, Istanbul 34490, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 2125163232
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The oldest haman in Istanbul

The oldest haman in Istanbul (is marketed that way) and is worth a visit including a massage. You need a booking as there are a lot of people going. Male and female is seperated... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The oldest haman in Istanbul (is marketed that way) and is worth a visit including a massage. You need a booking as there are a lot of people going. Male and female is seperated (which is normal in the turkish culture) - price is reasonable. A tip for the masseur is required after your treatment.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Bad massage. No technique, only raw power The Hamam experience was ok, guys were a little rough thou, too expensive for the experience

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

it was a little informal for me and a bit intimate. the ladies in the Haman were very nice and my massage at the end was fantastic, it was just a tad seedy, the towels had been used before and I felt a little soiled. The price was good though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Can highly recommend local hamam nearby 4 seasons hotel . Wonderful full body pampering by local masseuses . Well worth 115 euro. Very traditional & a lovely treat.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

I paid 30 euro for the Turkish Haman which includes bath and 15 minutes bubble soap applied to my body by the turkish masseur at the round marble at the main room where every ladies have the scrub there ..she gives me a little massage and scrub .. I can see the dead skin come out when she use a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I have had a haman in Morroco this was much better . After a busy day sight seeing this is just the job . Whole body is scrubbed and washed then relaxing massage . You can take time after to lie in the heat . The one i visited is just behind the tram stop for Sultanahmet . They had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

These are beautiful baths and worth spending time enjoying the historic splendour. It's easy to imagine yourself as a ottoman prince. Just need a hooks pipe to finish off the scene. This baths is over priced though and the guy that give you the massage spends too much time talking about his tip so you can never really truly relax.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

I went with my husband on 01/01/13 and in the resting area we exchanged experiences and his was definitely the better! I did enjoy the experience but for 60TL I was expecting more & the price was expensive for what was really a soapy wash! I was hoping for a good massage and maybe if I had paid for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

A haman is a great way to relax, especially if combined with a massage. We used the one in the ambassador hotel as it was recommended, and it didn't disappoint. Keep in mind when having a turkish bath and crub, that there is nothing left to the imagination, as everything comes off. But at the end of a tiring day... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

You cannot come to Turkey without visiting a hamam. Take care though, some of them are way overpriced for what they offer. Take a massage as well, but beware masseurs are quite strong. 40 TL for entrance + massage should be the maximum that you would pay.

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