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Ares Hotel Istanbul

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Alemdar Mah. Incili Cavus Sok. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #59 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location in the old city just a minute walk to Blue Mosque,Hagia Sophia, Palace and many restaurants and cafés! Tram stop is also a minutes walk which makes it easy to get anyplace in the entire city!The hotel itself is very clean and has many amenities. the staff is very friendly and helpful.The views from the terrace overlook the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for a week with two other women friends. We were made extremely welcome and treated with real courtesy by the staff. Had a lovely time and thoroughly recommend the location. Roof terrace a special bonus. I will definitely go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

very nice location. truely the heart of turkey.very friendly staff. feel home in ares.very good hospitality.it is very near to the tram station. they serve very nice apple tea. very close to all good restarant. surely a place to xome vith family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 4 days and couldn't beleive the hospitality of the ares hotel.All the hotel staff and owner are very kind hearted people.The hotel is just renovated and it's excellent.The hotel has a beautiful view of blue mosque and very nearby to the tram station sultanhamet.Mr ayan was very polite and also ther is a very nice Indian... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there with my friend's we stayed there 4 nights its was really great hotel, Room is very big and they have very nice breakfasts, they have also terrace you can see all of Sultanahmet, THANKS Ares hotel...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Nice people and near nice area its super and near the musque very near the hagia sopia very good brakfast good staf kadir very help full nice people near blue mosque very nice terace they have good weve

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Lovely staff, great food, lovely views from the roof terrace. Right between the Hagia Sophia and the blue mosque, the hotel is extremely well positioned for sight seeing- be it by tram, big bus or on the doorstep! friendly and welcoming, the staff very helpful - Kaddir especially!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is probably one of the best located in the city. Close to all major attractions, in fact only a few minutes walk to each of them. Tram very close and very reliable and convenient to board. Hotel decor and furniture needs upgrading. Wifi signal weak at many times. Breakfast so so. We had a very nice stay here.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I visited Istanbul for the wedding on my son to a beautiful Turkish girl and stayed in the Ares Hotel. The location was outstanding and my daughter and I were the envy of our friends who were staying in other hotels throughout the city. The Ares Hotel is just minutes walk away from attractions such as the Blue Mosque and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

The service is tremendous...moreover the rooms are excellent even the food is delicious.very pleased with ares hotel...a very cosy enviornment and warm welcome.the staff is very down to earth..very convient location as the blue mosque and other places are very close by so its very easy for the tourists to Visit.hence i suggest this place to take into consideration for... More

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Incili Cavus Sok. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #59 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ares Hotel Istanbul 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ares Hotel Istanbul is a 3 star hotel offering classically decorated, luxurious rooms right in the centre of Istanbul's old city. Staying here, you've got it all at your fingertips, since the main historical and cultural attractions are within short walking distance of the hotel, such as the Bosphorus, Topkapi Palace, Haghia Sophia, and the Blue Mosque. In fact, from the terrace of the Ares Hotel, you can enjoy panoramic views of all of the above, and more sights of Istanbul. Taking a walk around this area, you'll also find plenty of restaurants, shops, and other things to do and see. There are 21 spacious and comfortable rooms in total in this elegant hotel, with the choice between staying in a single, twin, double, or triple room. All of the rooms have private bathrooms, and you'll also find all the amenities you'll need, such as hair-dryer, safety deposit box, heating, air-conditioning, telephone, TV, and Wi-Fi Internet. Also, the list of the hotel's services include a left-luggage office, 24 hour reception, restaurant, bar/café, and a TV lounge. Finally, the icing on the cake is that your breakfast is included in the price of your stay. A private car park is also available (extra charge). ... more   less 
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