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Rast Hotel

3.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rast Hotel is just a few blocks from the Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia, as well as Topkapi Palace and the Basilica Cistern. The room was a little bit small. The staff is quite friendly and explained how to walk to different nearby places. There was a wide variety of food served for breakfast. There are many restaurants and shops... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in August 2014. Great location close to tourist sites. Room was clean. Traffic noise at night was terrible. Room A/C does not work well. Beautiful rooftop terrace. Nice staff. Atmosphere is nothing special and tired looking.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked two days in this small hotel to try it out when outbound and hastened back to it on the return through Istanbul, not for its rooms, though these are perfectly adequate, but for the location and the accommodating and friendly staff. We gleaned lots of interesting and useful local information chatting with the front desk people, while breakfast on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been there 4 nights,very nice hotel with comfortable room and bath room. Specially liked terrace with view of Blue Mosque and Bogaz during breakfast. Food very tasty during breakfast. Hotel situated in available place of old Istanbul, near to Blue Mosque Hagia Sophie,Topkapi Saray,Gulhane Park, Grand Bazaar. Near hotel many restaurant with tasty food. I was satisfied with food.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed my stay here at the RAST, the staff are so wonderful and helpful. Location is central to all that you need, especially public transport. The Hotel itself is beautiful! Massage chairs in the lobby are Devine! Wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. Loved Istanbul and cannot wait to return.

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Batavia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location was perfect. It's in old town, close to monuments, historical attractions and shopping. The staff was wonderful, very attentive and polite. Breakfast was delicious with a huge variety. We would love to come back and stay again. I have to mention the massage chairs in the lobby, perfect for a long day of sight seeing!

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked in the Rast Hotel as a part of our Turkey tour by Medhills Travels. The location of the hotel is perfect - walking distance from the blue mosque, hagia sophia, grand bazaar and spice bazaar. Also in a walking distance is the tram station (to Kabatas), lots of food joints, bars, etc. The staff were very friendly... More

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A charming hotel near all the best sites in old Istanbul with a great view from the roof top restaurant. We were minutes away from Hagia Sofia, The Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazar and the Bascilla Cistern. We had looked at a triple room but it had three single beds, the hotel accommodated moving us to a double room and... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The hotel was super, location is close to old city attraction, very near to metro station, the view from the restaurant is super looking the blue mosque, topkapi and aya sophia Staff were friendly, room was clean and comfortable 2 massage chairs in the lobby were a nice touch especially after long walks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Rast is 5 minutes walk from the Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque, Bascilla cistern, T1 tram stop and 10 minutes from the Grand Bazaar. It is the perfect tourist location. The special thing about the Rast is the view. The rooftop breakfast terrace has an incredible panorama ranging from the Bosphorus Bridge to the Blue Mosque and the Sea of Marmara.... More

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Address: Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:3 star — Rast Hotel 3*
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At this perfectly located hotel, you can enjoy your breakfast every morning while admiring the spectacular views of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Bosphorus and Princess Islands. Most of the old city's attractions, including Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar and the Topkapi Palace, are practically on your doorstep. After exploring these great sites, come back and feel the warm and kind atmosphere at the Rast Hotel. ... more   less 
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