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Kaftan Hotel

#311 of 1,011 Hotels in Istanbul
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Mimarmehmetaga Caddesi, Amiral Tafdil Sok No:45, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was really friendly and helpful. Our room on the first floor, very noisy - seagulls, noise from house work next door, etc. Very small room but clean. Good breakfast on the terrace with a decent view. Our room was a non-smoking room but people smoke all around so sometimes it was annoying for people who prefer to breathe.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is very good - only 5 mins away from Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Very nice, friendly and helpful staff (especially Nemat :)) Free breakfasts on terrace with great views on Marmara Sea. Overall, a very nice hotel for a good value

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Oberndorf
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Location is perfect!!-closed to Topkapi palaanbul -Hagia Sophia-Blue Mosque-Hippodrom-only walk 10 minutes!!-Grand Bazar-15 minutes-down to Marmarasea-10 minutes!!-It is a very quiet place-only Muezzin is calling in the morning from Blue Mosque-but i love this sound in the morning!!. Rooms very clean-perfect!!-It was the second time i spent my time in this hotel and i was very surprised if i came... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had a group of 10 stay for 9 nights and it was just what we needed. It's off the beaten path of traffic for noise level, but it's still close to walk to restaurants and all the major attractions. The staff is what really takes this hotel to the next level. As there are not too many rooms, they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed there for 4 nights. The biggest advantage of staying in this hotel is that it's very close to all major attractions of historical importance. However there are other hotels in the same vicinity as well. The hotel do not have a proper porche area. If you are old it's difficult to to lift your luggage and to enter... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Ok hotel, location is great. Prise was ok. Staff are nice. Room is medium size, has old style. Breakfast was great. They kept my bags after check out. Make sure no construction behind the building. After 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Positives: Excellent location. Just 2min from Haghia Sophia by walk. All highlights in walking distance. Stuff was nice. Room seemed to be renovated recently. The breakfast was ok but I would prefer a larger variety because after few days it was really boring to eat the same stuff. Negatives: Walls are made of paper, we could hear every single word... More 

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barcelona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The staff is very kind and helpfull, this and the good location close to Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia are probably the best things. Also breakfast, which is included, is more than correct and they keep refilling food until breakfast time finished, but then, a lady picks everything up at light speed. Our room was tiny but clean.

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Dalat, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We booked three nights and stayed nine. Murat, the manager, not only maximised our comfort and convenience, he also assisted with flight complications and airport shuttles. The breakfast buffet served by Gulsen is sumptuous and she always greets you with a smile. Rooms are clean and comfortable, wifi is excellent and position is perfect. Highly recommended, Tony Christy, Australia, March... More 

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Baghdad Province, Iraq
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Perfect location, few minutes walking from the Istanbul landmarks. Small but clean and pleasant rooms.. Our rooms were cleaned every day. The all staff is friendly and helpful. Overall a very pleasant stay.

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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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