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Senatus Hotel

3.0 of 5 Akbiyik Caddesi No 40 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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    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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Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had a fantastic stay at the Senatus hotel in the amazing city Istanbul for about a week at the end of September and are still talking about it! To start with, it's at a great location. It's on a lively street filled with cafes and restaurants in the old town, and the top touristic sites of Istanbul are all... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

First time in Turkey and Im really glad that I chose Senatus. The entire staff are very courteous and helpful. Advised on the perfect hotspots in Istanbul. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. Perfect location away for the city noise and very accessible to many of the historical sites. Highly recommended to stay and will surely choose Senatus if ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

This hotel made us feel at home so far away from home! They were so good to us and we didn't have the opportunity to say goodbye and thank you to them because we were rushing off to catch our cruise! They even helped us pack!!! If I go back to turkey I will absolutely revisit this hotel. I'd like... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had a very happy week at the Senatus hotel. We wanted a hotel that was within easy reach of the sights in the old centre of Istanbul, and the Senatus was ideal, as it was only 10 minutes' walk to the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Haghia Sopia and Topkapi Palace. We visited all these and a lot more, as... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Not too much to say. It was a nice hotel, within walking distance of the main attractions, and had high ceilings and functioning WiFi. Breakfast (included) was at the restaurant at the front of the hotel and the wait staff was very attentive. On the first morning, I ordered a second black coffee after the first which seemed to take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Well located just minutes walk to Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace and on a street full of bars and restaurants, something to suit everyone. We were upgraded to fabulous room, very large and comfortable, and found the staff to be unfailingly helpful, polite and welcoming. Gave us great recommendations for where to eat as well as arranging a guide for... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a basic hotel with good standards. The rooms are an OK size,clean and well serviced. The plumbing is when next door is showering. If you like a soft bed it isn't the place for you, but we were ok. The breakfast is good, but food not great in evening, mind you finding good food in istanbul isn't easy.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I chose this hotel based on the review in TripAdvisor and Booking.com. This was a perfect choice for my trip. Excellent hotel. The room was clean and nice looking. The staff are simply superb. Especially Canberk. He was helping me a lot (over mails ) even before I reached Istanbul. And not to miss out Gorkem as well. I know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

There is an elevator! And the room and bathroom are large by Istanbul standards or average by American standards. It is conveniently located on a vibrant and touristy restaurant row within a 5 minute walk uphill going towards the Blue Mosque. Even though it can be loud in the evenings the rooms are located on the side away from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Senatus hotel Good hotel, but with a couple of flaws My husband and I stayed here for six nights in early September when we visited Istanbul. Senatus is a pretty good choice. Its location in Sultanahmet - just a block from the Blue Mosque and the Agia Sophia - makes it an ideal base for exploring, most of which you... 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*
Number of rooms: 22
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Hotel Style:
#46 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#59 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul

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