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Senatus Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Akbiyik Caddesi No 40 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Ranked #55 of 911 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a frequent traveler, I've stayed in many hotels in various different cities across the world. Senatus is by far my top favorite hotel. Affordable, EXTREMELY clean, perfect location and friendly, helpful staff. I will recommend Senatus to anyone and everyone. No matter if you are traveling on a budget, or looking for luxury, Senatus offers it all.

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Bayreuth, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Senatus Hotel for a long weekend and it was the perfect choice. This modern and clean Hotel is situated right in the Old City in Akbiybik Street which is buzzing with bars and people and just a minute from the must-see sights. Still, it is quiet at night! The staff was very friendly and extremely helpfull. Breakfast... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location was perfect, within a few minutes walking distance from major tourist spots in the old Sultanahmet (OS) area. One can find enough restaurants, patisseries, etc in the OS area as well. The staff was very courteous and helpful and gave a few good travel suggestions. However, I would suggest travelers to ultimately take an independent decision as the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Senatus Hotel for 5 days in Istanbul.The hotel is located in the heart of everything, restaurants, stores and the sights.The staff were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The room was very clean and comfortable, breakfast was good, with a large variety of food.I would recommend the Senatus Hotel to all my friends. I would especially like to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm an international flight attendant so have seen countless hotels around the world! This genuinely was one of the best! It's small & quaint but everything you would possibly want or need in the heart of Istanbul! The staff are fabulous! Canberk especially, went OUT of his way to make our stay perfect & even improved our own plans by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so impressed immediately buy this hotel, the staff were magnificent especially the manager Canberk. He was so helpful, welcoming & just overall a godsend! If I was to come back to turkey again this will be my choice of hotel. I loved the location, nice and close to everything important. Take me back to turkey!

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Newark, Nottinghamshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just had a great stay in the Senatus Hotel and would highly recommend it. A superb location, nice rooms, spotlessly clean and staff who did everything they could to make sure we had an enjoyable stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this little family hotel in early May 2014 for 4 nights. It was clean, quiet, friendly and homely. Wonderful breakfasts. Pity about the weather but there wasn't much they could do about that!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this based on TripAdvisor reviews and was not disappointed. The hotel is in a perfect location, just five mins walk from the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern, etc. Our room was on the first floor at the back and was extremely clean, spacious and quiet. Air conditioning, new furniture, nice tv, shower but no bath. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights and it was our third visit to Istanbul. The hotel is in a great location and the staff are very welcoming. This hotel was by far the best we have stayed at in Istanbul. The rooms are comfortable and well designed (the shower was especially lovely!) The television also had a very good range... More

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Address: Akbiyik Caddesi No 40 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Senatus Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
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#45 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul #50 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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The 22 guest rooms in our small and boutique hotel have been designed with your comfort in mind. Our finely detailed spacious rooms offer superbly comfortable beds and efficiently modern bathrooms. We take pride in our fine furnishings and we are happy to offer our guests internet access and writing facilities in the rooms. We have created an ambiance of calm and tranquility in our rooms where you would be happy to relax and plan your excursions, use your laptop or simply contact your friends. ... more   less 
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