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Rast Hotel

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Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our first time in Istanbul with friends. We had adjoining rooms on the 5th floor. From our balcony we had spectacular views of the famous Blue Mosque and, in the background, the panoramic Bospherous (Europe and Asia). The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the "Rast" is perfectly located for most of the major tourist attractions (and for the inexpensive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed in the Rast Hotel for a long weekend break. The hotel is in Sultanahmet, and is within easy walking distance of The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome, the Topkapi Palace and other famous landmarks. We stayed in one of the two Bosphorus suites, which have great views over the rooftops to the Bosphorus.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was good and clean but due to poor maintenance ,looks old and dirty. We spend almost 1 hour going around the find the location of hotel as it is very difficult to be located. We spend much time arguing with the receptionist as he insisted that we make the payment but we already made full payment. After so... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended the Rast by friends. Key points for us when travelling is location and price. The Rast fulfilled both these requirements perfectly. So close to everything. A bonus was the excellent advise and help from the gentlemen at reception. Buffet breakfast was superb.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 6 nights, the view was amazing! Perfect location to walk to all the tourist places. Hotel was nice and clean a bit of a bad smell coming from the bathroom though. Lack of communication when there was no hot water as work was being done in the hotel. So a cold shower it had to be for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this hotel was excellent. All the places to visit was walking distance. Unfortunately the bathroom had a funny smell and the laundry service was poor. Some of the furniture had dust upon them. Apart from the above disadvantages everything else was good. The lobby has massage chairs which was really helpful after a long days walk. The... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

1 - Elevator = check 2 - Located on even road, hence no climbing or lifting stroller/luggage 3 - Tasty breakfast with variety 4 - Perfectly in Budget 5- Small rooms but well managed and clean 6 - Perfect roof top views 7- In the center of grand bazar and blue mosque 8- After every exhausting day the massaging chairs... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Rast for a week and enjoyed many, many things about the wonderful property. The rooms are clean. comfortable and elegant with lots of antiques throughout the hotel! The location is perfect- within walking distance of all the main tourists sights and local restaurants but, if you don't want to walk, you're 50 meters... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stayed ın RASTA Hotel wıth my wıfe and famıly. Breakfast and vıew from the 6th floor was an unforgettable one. Most of all Mr. Mesut (known as (Mr. Happy) and thıs gentleman ıs really a happy, charmıng and welcomıng person. He made us very comfortable on very fırst day, planned our trııp and honest advıse for 3 short days... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Hotel located in the best part of SultanAhmet and right next to the tramway. Staff are great too, hotel itself is slightly outdated. Loved the free massage chairs at the lobby. Buffet breakfast service average, but sufficient. But has the best views in town with a 24hr roof top terrace with the sea and iconic landmarks.

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