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Antik Sofia Hotel

Kucuk Ayasofya Cad. No:84 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Baku, Azerbaijan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a very convenient location - close to Sultanahmet, Hagia Sofia and the tram. Very cozy, small (only 7 rooms), very friendly staff. The breakfast was also good. Our room had all necessary amenities - shower, hair dryer, air conditioner, TV. There is a beautiful view from the dining room window - Bosphorus and Kuchuk Hagia Sophia.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We had a great experience staying here! The room and service was excellent. We were close to many local, authentic restaurants with great prices. The street is steps away from the touristy bustle and historic sites. A simple breakfast is served with fresh bread on the top floor of the building with an open terrace! We would definitely stay here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Amazing! The hotel staff was so warm and accomadating; they made us feel like family. They gave us great recommendations for things to see, places to eat, etc. and happily helped us get a taxi to the airport, call ahead to our next hotel, and generally made life much easier for us. The hotel itself is on a little street... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I spoke with a guy from their change office (currency exchange) around Sultanahmet's tram station and he directed me to head towards behind the Blue Mosque which is less than 10 minutes away, Antik Sofia is about 5 - 10 minutes walk from the famous Blue Mosque. Location Minutes walk away from Blue Mosque, minutes away from eateries, it's one... More

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Kigali
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Finding the hotel was an experience of its own! Expect to carry bags up narrow stairs, 6 rooms on three floors. The room was large enough and had a turkish old charm. Clean, inviting linens! Reception and breakfast areas are on third floor, our room was on second floor. Very friendly atmosphere, boutiques nearby, park setting off hotel, centrally located.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Cannot find something to discourage traveller to not book a room in the Antik Sofia Hotel, which is located accross the little Hadga Sofia and in the centrum of all. Few minuts to the Blue mosque and to all incl. Grand Bazzar and with a street car for about one dollar you get to the harbor for a boat sightseeing... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This small but nice hotel is perfectly located. Close to all Sultanahmet highlights and on a nice grass square, facing the small Aya Sofia. From the breakfast room you can see the boats coming on to the Bosporus. The owners were very nice, kind and helpful. The rooms were clean and well kept. Sheryl (the owner) is American and has... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

This was a fairly average budget accommodation hotel. The rooms were clean. It had free WiFi that was moderately fast (good enough for video calls). The breakfast was good (the French Toast was a welcome surprise and deviation from standard continental fare. For the price I paid (120 TL a nigh) it was pretty cheap for Istanbul in Sultanhamet. It... More

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Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Recently met my daughter and friend met here after their semester at sea. The biggest plus goes to the location and friendliness of the staff. One of the owners is English speaking and was quite accommodating by providing recommendations for activities and side trips. She coordinated a wonderful side trip to Cappadocia for us which we are still talking about.... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We had to move to this hotel for two night when our flight was suddenly cancelled. Surprisingly it appeared much better as compared to all photos that we saw in web. In fact it is something between guesthouse and hotel. The location is excellent it is right in front of Aya Sophia, there is a terrace with a sea view... More

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Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Cad. No:84 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet - Old City
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The hotel is located in the heart of Sultanahmet. It is a short walk to the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, the Aya Sofya and the Grand Bazaar.Because the hotel is located in a family neighbourhood, you can relax and feel the ambiance of life in Istanbul.The Antik Sofia Hotel consists of 7 rooms. There is a lovely terrace overlooking the Small Aya Sofya (b. 527) and the Sea of Marmara.Our goal at the Antik Sofia Hotel is to welcome you with Turkish hospitality. We would be honored to have you as our guests. ... more   less 
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