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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
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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whether it's breakfast or an evening drink on the rooftop balcony, the uninterrupted views of the Ayasofya in one direction and the busy Bosphorus in the other are simply stunning and the undisputed highlight of this hotel. Situated in Sultanahmet within very close walking distance of all the major tourist sites and many many restaurants - although it pays to... More

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Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and can thoroughly recommend the hotel. The location is perfect for all the attractions, good value for money, clean, very helpful and friendly staff. The view from the roof terrace was also fantastic and not to be missed. We were lucky enough to have a free upgrade on our first night with a view... More

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

Dear Louise H, First of all, I would like to thank you for this fantastic review on Trip Advisor about your stay at Agora Life Hotel, Istanbul. We are delighted to know that you had such an enjoyable stay. Our team strives to always extend an exceptional service, from your arrival in Istanbul to your departure from our hotel. We... More

Helsinki, Finland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 nights end of August with husband during a 5 day city escape. Had booked and paid for 5 nights, but due to some "problem" there was no room for us for the first 2 nights. It was a bit of a shock, as first the very nice and informative reception person explained us abt where and when breakfast... More

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London
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The above sums up our stay in 'Agora Life Hotel'. We were well looked after and had a very comfortable stay at this hotel. We enjoyed our stay there very much. This is a boutique hotel located in Sultanahmet. Kadir, the hotel manager gave us a fabulous room with breathtaking views of the Bosphurus and Hagia Sophia. Every morning I... More

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

Dear Metin and Rohana, Thank you very much for this stunning review you took the time to write on your recent stay at Agora Life Hotel, Istanbul.. I am delighted to read that you found the hotel amazing and a great place to stay. Thank you also for taking the time to underline the service you receive from our dedicated... More

Norwood, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is awesome! We booked it because of all the positive reviews and we are so very happy that we did! The hotel is clean, the staff is GREAT and the location of it is excellent. We were greeted by the terrific front desk people and were shown all the points of interest in the area and how easy... More

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manchester
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Dear trennyManchester, 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

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Dear Paula K, First of all, I would like to thank you for this fantastic review on Trip Advisor about your stay at Agora Life Hotel,Istanbul. We are delighted to know that you had such an enjoyable stay with us. Our team strives to always extend an exceptional service, from your arrival in Istanbul to your departure from our hotel.... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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Address: Cagaloglu Hamam Sokak No:6 | (Old City, Sultanahmet), Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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