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Le Safran Suite

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Alemdar Mah. Zeynep Sultan Cami Sok. No:5 Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul 34110, Turkey (Formerly Anatolia Suite St. Sophia)
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Ranked #134 of 777 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Windsor, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

adorable, clean and in the middle of EVERYTHING. We were able to walk everywhere, FANTASTIC breakfast each morning. Ahmet was very helpful and friendly. Will definitely go back and recommend to friends.

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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is the most adorable place we could have asked for. The hotel itself is 130 years old and even has the original doors. I've read people complaining about how small the rooms are - this is because this house is protected by the government and NO changes can be made. Enjoy the history - isn't that why you're in... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Nice staff. NO INTERNET. Tiny room. So so amenities. Excellent location I stayed at le saffron only one night for a long layover in istanbul from Greece on my way to London. I booked the room last minute but got a rather good deal... 49E for one night seemed great. The location is also fantastic, near everything in sultanhamet. The... More

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Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Le Safran Suite is a FANTASTIC little hotel for those on a budget. It is nearby to most of the attractions the Old City has to offer. And if its too far to walk or you just dont like walking the tram and the train is just a short walk away. The staff are fantastic and were very friendly and... More

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fethiye
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Don't stay at this hotel if you've booked online. You end up in a cramped dungeon room, where there isn't even enough space to walk around the bed. I had to ask them to move a small table to reduce the obstacle course in the room. Needless to say the double room photos on the website didn't match what we... More

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Essen, Germany
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Nice hotel with a good prize. Very close to the old town. But the performance could be for sure better. The service team needs some upgrade. Breakfast can be better and there was nobody who was interested to solve any problem or ask for support. If you only need a bed - there are many cheaper places in this area!

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Very cozy BB hotel, a home away from your home. Stayed at Topkapi room on 2 floor. Very clean hotel. Well placed in Sultanahmet 5 min walk to Eminonu and Marmaray station, Kapali Carsi and Sultanahmet square. You can reach hotel from Ataturk airport by metro + tram, need to change the station at Zeytinburnu and take a tram. Very... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The location off the hotel is really so good for every where off İstanbul and the building is so cute bcz its a oldiest ottoman place and looking so sweet when you look first ı stay in Topkapı palace room and it was so mistiuqe for me ,, and all staff was very helpfull ,,speacially nasiot hotel menager Abdurrahman was... More

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Damascus, Syria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Nice place to stay in, quite clean enough and safe, close to most location you are planinig to visit, close to tram station. Staff very nice and helpfull espicallly Servan and Ana, breakfast is good. But for your information this place is for sleep and eat.

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Hotel was great ! Me and my wife had a great holiday.We could not have chosen a more perfect location for the hotel if we could chose any place in the entire city to put it.The staff was very friendly.Especially the manager Serwan was a very nice person.He was very helpful.The breakfast also delicious .The ambiance of the hotel and... More

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Zeynep Sultan Cami Sok. No:5 Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul 34110, Turkey (Formerly Anatolia Suite St. Sophia)
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:3 star — Le Safran Suite 3*
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Only 500 metres from Sultanahmet Square, this 130 years old wooden newly renovated Ottoman residence offers suites with a separate bedroom and living room. It has free Wi-Fi and a daily housekeeping service.The guest rooms of the Anatolia Suite St. Sophia are named after Istanbul’s major tourist attractions and include flat-screen TVs and air conditioning.Guests of the Anatolia Suite can benefit from a daily breakfast and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. The front desk is available 24/7. ... more   less 
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