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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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Ranked #125 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Annandale, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in Sultanahmet puts you in the middle of most everything you want to see in Istanbul -- and the Rast Hotel is a great place to stay in this region. Quiet enough to sleep well at night, but only a short walk to Aya Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Constantine's Column, and all of the other sites in... More

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Sarnia, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hotel, drawn up in the Turkish style. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The location of the hotel is outstanding. The service at the front desk is very accommodating and informative. The breakfast is excellent and the service of Sevgi, in particular, is friendly and forthcoming. She is a definitive asset to the hotel and is a... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic hotel, just of the main road to the Grand Bazaar other and attractions. The decor of the hotel is very Boutique and in keeping with the character of the hotel. Room 504 has spectacular views of the main street, trams up and down, lovely to sit on small balcony and people watch. The restaurant has views of... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location, views from the terrace restaurant and the friendliness of the staff cannot be beaten. The lobby was undergoing some renovation while we were staying and the room are a bit on the small side but everything else was spot on! The free shuttle from the airport (for those staying more than 3 nights) was easily set up by... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no better hotel in Istambul: it's in the middle of all the sites-blue mosque, haiga sophia, bazaar-, the staff helps a lot, the facility is very clean and nice. I'll be back one day to Istanbul and I'll stay at the same hotel.

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was a little unusual for us in that our whole week trip was just one city. How glad we were to pick a hotel that met all expectations of what was advertised--nice rooms, great views of the Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque, close proximity to many things that the Sultanahmet district has to offer, and not a... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't beat this hotel's location in Istanbul - its within walking distance of almost everything. Its on the tram line and makes getting in from Ataturk Airport very easy and affordable. We stayed for 4 nights and availed of the free shuttle collection from the airport which was great. OK, the hotel is a bit old, its a bit... More

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Commack, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hotel not only has prime location,easy to walk to the shops, blue mosque and the bazaar but also great customer service. i stayed here last year and I am half Turkish ( my father is turkish) my turkish is not that great but all the gentlemen that worked at the hotel were just so friendly and VERY helpful! They... More

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is located in the perfect location in between grand bazaar and topkapi palace. It is all walking distance and if needed, a tram is available right by the hotel. I came here last year and had a great experience so we stayed at Rast this year as well. The breakfast is amazing. The workers there are extremely nice... More

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from a short stay in the heart of Istanbul and chose the Rast Hotel on the basis of the good reviews on Tripadvisor and its convenient location in the old city. And I have to say it was exactly what I expected and I was not disappointed. The welcome when we arrived from the airport was... More

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Also Known As:
Rast Hotel Istanbul
Rast Boutique Hotel
Address: Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#57 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#80 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#214 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rast Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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