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Agora Life Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cagaloglu Hamam Sokak No:6 | (Old City, Sultanahmet), Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is in an ideal position, just a short walk from all attractions, Blue Mosque etc. it is very near good restaurants. It is a small hotel but very friendly, clean and good modern decor. Has lovely roof terrace and breakfast buffet is very good and plentiful. The hotel has a lift. The management speak good English and when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great little hotel. Every staff member was helpful and friendly and offered useful advice. The breakfast was wonderful and we also enjoyed the lovely rooftop terrace. The location is perfect and we easily walked to all the main attractions. My adult daughter and I felt safe and comfortable going out at night and found many excellent restaurants within... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights together with my wife. Exellent location in Sultanhemet, close to major tourist attractions. Located on a quite street away from the main road. Extremely friendly and professional staff, exellent services. Magnificient view over Aya Sophia and other parts of Istanbul from the hotel roof terrace on the 6th floor - spend many hours here. No doubt... More

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agoralife, Manager at Agora Life Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mattias W, We would like to thank you for you kind words shared on Trip Advisor concerning your recent stay at Agora Life Hotel, Istanbul. We are thrilled to learn that you had a fabulous experience in our hotel.Be sure that your kind words are passed on to all those concerned who will be so pleased. We are looking... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Agora Life Hotel is boutique hotel in a great location for sightseeing and has excellent service. The staff was really pleasant and accommodating. I am accustomed to staying in more upscale properties, so I was a little shocked when I arrived and found that it was much smaller than I imagined and the area looked a bit run down... More

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agoralife, Manager at Agora Life Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sftraveler94102, Thank you for sharing your comments on Trip Advisor. We do apologize if your experience at Agora Life Hotel, Istanbul did not fully satisfied you, and be assured that your concerns have been passed on. Our ongoing effort for amelioration is a key element for providing excellent guest service at any time. Please, do not hesitate to let... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a very pleasant surprise on our first visit to the City of Istanbul. The Agora LIfe Hotel is beautifully situated with magnificent views over Sultanahmet and the Bosphorus from a magnificent rooftop terrace. The hotel is easy walking distance to Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome, Basilica Cistern, Aya Sofia, The Blue Mosque and close to train, tram services and... More

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agoralife, Manager at Agora Life Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bulachiefroy, Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at Agora Life Hotel, Istanbul. Our colleagues are indeed always available to help guests make the most of their stay by offering a wealth of options and, of course, their first hand expertise. I am very glad you could feel the strong commitment of all our staff.Allow me to thank... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time I've ever taken some time to write a review but this place definitely deserves it! 5 stars isn't enough! From the moment I emailed them asking for information until the second I stepped foot out of there it was outstanding service! My husband and I decided to go to Istanbul for our honeymoon so as... More

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agoralife, Manager at Agora Life Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hsaed, Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review of your stay at Agora Life Hotel, Istanbul... There is nothing better than hearing a guest has gone away with great memories of their stay. We are all so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your room, the location and our city. We believe that a... More

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Agora Life Istanbul for 3 nights on the way through onto Australia.A very comfortable and friendly boutique hotel in a great central location.Staff were very friendly and helpful.Rooms were clean and had nice views.It was a great experience and would definitely stay there again.

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agoralife, Manager at Agora Life Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joanna E, Thank you for posting such a rewarding comment regarding your recent stay at Agora Life Hotel, Istanbul.It is without a doubt always our goal to make your stay with us as amazing and memorable as possible and all the staff take very much to heart your declaration. I am very glad that your own experience met these... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a free upgrade to a suite for two days with a Bosphorus view and it was a wonderful surprise. It had a small attached terrace with a breathtaking view. The room that we got afterwards seemed smaller after the suite and it had no/partial view of Bosphorus. The room and bathroom was clean. The breakfast was good but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many hotels in the Sultanahmet area of Istanbul, but of those that I've sampled Agora Life is, hands down, the best. The rooms are clean but generally average (seemingly a theme in the mid-tier Sultanahmet hotels). But the rooftop terrace, looking out over Haghia Sofia and Topkapi Palace, makes everything else matter less. Serenity amid chaos. I also... More

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agoralife, Manager at Agora Life Hotel, responded to this review

Dear talesofaturkey, Thank you very much for this stunning review you took the time to write on your recent visit at our terrace in Agora Life Hotel, Istanbul.. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the hotel terrace . Thank you also for taking the time to underline the service you received from our dedicated team. We look forward... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for 5 days, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, gave us good suggestions. The hotel's locations is perfect for discovering all that Sultanahmet has to offer. I would recommend this place to everyone, especially the Bosphorous suite which had a small terrace with beautiful views of the water. The only negative I have is... More

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agoralife, Manager at Agora Life Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ahmad I, Thank you for taking the time to post your warm recommendation on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your comments and are delighted to hear about your experience. We will also analyse your criticism about AC and will improve it to the top level. Thanks again for staying with us and look forward to meeting you again. Sincere... More

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Address: Cagaloglu Hamam Sokak No:6 | (Old City, Sultanahmet), Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:4 star — Agora Life Hotel 4*
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Just a 5-minute walk from Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, this boutique hotel offers modern accommodation with free wireless internet access and breakfast included, and a lovely rooftop terrace. In the heart of Sultanahmet, Agora Life Hotel offers an ideal location for guests who want easy access to Istanbul's most historic sites. Each of the rooms is tastefully decorated and has contemporary wooden floors. They feature LCD TV and laptop-size safes. Thoughtful touches also include bathrobe and slippers and a work desk.Istanbul's Grand Bazaar is just 10 minutes' walk away. There are also excellent public transport links close to Agora Life, providing easy access to the rest of Istanbul. ... more   less 
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