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Kaftan Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mimarmehmetaga Caddesi, Amiral Tafdil Sok No:45, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Ranked #532 of 912 hotels in Istanbul
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

For my first time in Istanbul this hotel was a convenient choice, mainly because of the location, very close to the highlights of the city and at the same time on a very quiet street. The room was small but clean and light and the bed was comfortable. The breakfast was correct, according to the Turkish tradition, with the pleasant... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The rooms are not that big but they are nice and clean. The staff is friendly and the location is decent. There are restaurants, small shops and ATM in walking distance of a few minutes. Overall a nice hotel, fairly cheap when needing to stay a few nights in Istanbul.

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The best thing about this hotel is location. Its about 5 min walk from Sultanahmet. The hotel staff was friendly and proffessionally. Room was nice with nice view, but with thin walls. I will recommend this hotel to the younger people due to lover requirements in terms of accomodations, food, and others.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The location is great, about 5 minutes to the Blue Mosque. The taxi driver had no problems finding this hotel from the airport. It was pretty decently price, I believe I was able to book it for around 35/night and stayed two nights in November. Other than location, it was just OK. The bed was OK. Walls are thin and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

You will need a mountaineering course to negotiate the steps to entrance of this hotel, they obviously have never heard of health and safety, the same applies if you try to access the patio at the rear of the hotel. The room was comfortable but not cleaned during my stay there and if you can tolerate the call to prayer... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Less than 5 mins walk from the Blue Mosque. Very helpful staff. Provided free map without being asked. I would give this hotel 3.5 stars out of 5. Great view from the roof top. There is a convenience store 50M away for water snacks etc. Prices were reasonable there. 5 Mins walk to many restaurants and stores.

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Dalaman, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I stayed in the Kaftan for 3 nights in September 2013. I have to say I would not return nor would I recommend it. The rooms were small and cramped and the whole hotel had an air of neglect. It is badly in need of redecoration. The bedroom walls were thin and I was woken every morning by people walking... More

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Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We had great time there during our stay. Stuff was extrimely friendly and helpful, location is fantastic, the scenery on the terrace is fantastic. Breakfast is good enough. Lots of entertaiment facilities around. Wi-Fi signal was very bad in our room, but it is not a big problem, as you are always allowed to use computer downstairs near reception. Highly... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The Hotel is located in the historic center of Istanbul, Sultanahmet, very closed to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia. The owner as well as all other employees are very friendly and service-oriented. The rooms have a charming atmosphere. Very good choice.

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Columbia, Missouri
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133 reviews 133 reviews
39 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

On the up side, the staff I dealt with were friendly, the hotel's location is good, and my room had a view of the water (admittedly, this required gazing across an abandoned building/lot and a set of train tracks). On the down side, the room I had was small and not well maintained (there were numerous scuff marks on the... More

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Address: Mimarmehmetaga Caddesi, Amiral Tafdil Sok No:45, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaftan Hotel 3*
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#48 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
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Kaftan Hotel is a pretty little boutique hotel with 18 standard double and twin rooms in Sultanahmet-Istanbul. The hotel is only 18 km from international Ataturk airport (IST) and 60 km from Sabiha Gokcen airport (SAW). ... more   less 
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