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Rast Hotel

Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here. The staff is exceptionally helpful and cheerful. Breakfast buffet was lovely and staff promptly removed our dirty plates so we could just enjoy coffee. The view is fantastic. Our room was a triple and the beds were typical for this part of the world. The only downside was that the wallpaper near the door was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was like home away from home with excellent staff. We just stayed in the suites room 501 and 502 which look out to the Blue Mosque. The staff at the hotel are wonderful. Kudos to Isa, Necati and Sevgi as they made our week stay even more wonderful. The hotel is in easy walking distance to all Sultan... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has comfortable room and it is near to a lot of shop by walking distance and it is near to grand bazaar, blue mosque, highia sofea and arasta bazaar. Around there has many restaurant. This is a good place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 4 stayed here for 3 days and it was a very pleasant experience. We loved everything about it. The location, the staff, the food, the view! We loved it all! Mr. Happy from the staff was particularly helpful! 5 starts to this lovely hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great location in sultan ahmet, great view from the rooftop where you have breakfast. The breakfast is just awesome, the best I had throught out the whole Turkey trip. Very tasty and had variation everyday for the 3 days I stayed. The bathroom was rather small, but I figure it's a common thing in Turkey so I did not mind.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The hotel is in a fantastic and convenient location,everything was in walking distance.The hotel is spotlessly clean.Although the room and bathroom were a little small,they are totally adequate for a short sightseeing break.The staff were all very friendly and helpful.I would totally recommend this hotel for anyone wanting a short stay in the amazing city of Istanbul,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Rast Hotel is in a Great location. Although the twin rooms are small, they are clean and just what's needed when in this beautiful city. As its Ramadan, the evening menu in the restaurant is sent around that, but taste delicious. We plan to come back in October and without any hesitation, will stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stayed end of June for 5 days in the Rast Hotel with family. Total 8 people. This was my and my partners' third time but our family's first time in Istanbul. The Rast Hotel is still central and most value for money to enjoy a sweeping view of Old Istabul and to visit the city. From the terras you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Helpful staff at check in desk. Reasonable rooms at reasonable prices. Bathrooms are small, with shower above bath. Fantastic views from breakfast area on 6th floor. Rooms on 5th floor have a view. Located very close to tram line and easy walking to plenty of major attractions. WiFi worked well. Elevator is very slow, but gets you up and down.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stayed for two nights beginning June 18, 2015. Nice hotel with a helpful and professional staff. Our room was comfortable and our balcony had a great view of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and the Bosphorus. Even if your room does not have this view, the hotel has a rooftop terrace where you can enjoy a drink and the view.... More 

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Sultanahmet
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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