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Senatus Hotel

#56 of 1,022 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Akbiyik Caddesi No 40 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Alberta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty much nothing to complain; except there was no electricity one morning. As per the hotel manager it was a general problem, not hotel's. They changed some items in breakfast everyday; which was awesome!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel, friendly staff, clean modern rooms and a great sauna! Hotel was a very close proximity to the Sultanahmet Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi palace. There is only one room with twin beds, so if you need that then request in advance. Thanks for a fab stay!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having a short stay at the Senatus Hotel before returning to the UK. This hotel is tucked away between two restaurants and I can honestly say I have never even noticed it in my previous visits to Istanbul. The hotel is beautiful. Very clean, great welcome from desk staff, 24 hour manned reception, breakfast included in room rate and the... More 

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel with a very nice, kind and helpful staff. The room was very nice and clean! Very good breakfast. Amazing place for non-smokers! I really highly recommend you to stay there! If I visit Istanbul again, I will stay again at this hotel.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hospitality given when arrived and well look after..staff are extremely kind and friendly and helpful,breakfast is included and a lot of variety to choose from the rooms are cosy lovely and clean..I would highly recommend this hotel as if you want that homely feeling then is this the hotel to go for...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

interesting interior of the rooms, especially arabic-style decorated rooms (the letters are actually not arabic ones). visited this hotel in february of 2014, I think it was just opened at that time, so the prices were quite reasonable. breakfasts were good, staff speaks English

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at this hotel 9 nights and it was the best experience ever after traveling the world I must say this was the best and warm welcome by the hotel manager Ismail. Ismail made me feel very welcome and made my stay 100% enjoyable. Hotel is the best in the old town and very close to all those tourist... More 

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Porto, Porto, Portugal
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this small cosy hotel for two nights. It was perfect! Starting with the room- it was really confortable. Then the kindness of the staff- thank you Ismael for all your help and hospitality. The breakfast was very good- fresh and tasty products.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the hotel was good. Friendly staff but tiny rooms. Got a free upgrade because we were travelling with an infant. If your looking to explore the sultanahmet region on foot then this is the best location for it.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is perfect when visiting the major landmarks such as the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia and in the evening is home to a vast array of cafes, restaurants and bars. It is a small boutique hotel, which does not have any parking facilities so it is best to arrive and leave it by taxi, which... More 

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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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