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Samir Hotel-Old City Istanbul

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Buyu Resitpasa Caddesi Ahmet Suayip Sokak | No: 22 Sehzadebasi, Istanbul 34470, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Samir Hotel with my brother for a short weekend. There are a metro station and tram stop just yards away from the premise. You can walk 10 minutes to beautiful grand bazaar and 20 minutes to blue mosque. there are plenty of cafés and restaurants around hotel (mostly cheap and not posh). buffet breakfast severed daily 7... More 

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Brandon, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The staff was friendly and accommodating. It is 2 blocks away from the train station so we were able to save money when we went to the airport. The walls are very thin, I could hear the guy talking in the lobby while in my room.

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Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

First time in Istanbul Stayed 10 days, We were very happy with this hotel and friendly staff, Good location, 15min walk to blue mosque, Will use this Hotel again. Wi Fi connection is okish Abdul. From westyorkshire UK

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We had booked two rooms here for a short New Year break, throughTravel Republic. On arrival we were told that the hotel was full for that night and we should leave our luggage there and sleep at another hotel a few streets away! Staff were indifferent, although they did send someone with us to find the other hotel where we... More 

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Zenica, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

It was average hotel with very tiny walls so you could speak with your neighbors trough the walls. Window view was bad,and everything else is ok.Hotel is close to the old center of the city and clean.Food was ok.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Located in a busy place, surrounded by shops, safe to walk around at night. Good breakfast, poor net connection. Clean and tidy rooms with hot water.

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

i have been in istanbul in last january and i stayed in samir hotel , it was good place , the location is really good , 10 min walking to Sultan Hassan and Aya Sofia and grand bazzar , you also can find alot of restaurant , they staff was really nice and helpful specially mustafa , he gave us... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

I would normally give a hotel like this an "average" rating, because it does have its good points, but I felt that at around 80 euros a night it was severely overpriced. It's a 15 minute walk to the main sites, but I wouldn't choose this area again - it's teeming with low-quality clothes retailers who continually pester every foreign-looking... More 

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Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
55 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

This hotel has an excellent location and is very good value considering the rate. Very clean rooms. The english of several of the staff is not that good but they are friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet is basic but full of stuff that is good for you. I.e. no bacon or greasy sausages but lots of fresh vegetables and... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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81 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Near the tram line which is a must in Istanbul. Walking distance to Grand Bazar. Nice rooms and a good breakfast.

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