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Minel Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Alemdar Mah. Guzel Sanatlar Sok. No:11 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34121, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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Ranked #80 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the heart of Sultanahmet, Minel hotel offers friendly atmosphere and delicious breakfast prepared by the sweet Maria :) Walking distance to Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the most important sites. Ali & Mehmet can help you with transportation arrangements and other recommendations. We highly recommend this hotel and we look forward to return to Istanbul and to Minel... More

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Abuja, Nigeria
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed during March in this hotel, I booked a triple room, the hotel location is perfect, just in the center of the old city, less than 5 minutes walking to Aya Sophia and blue mosque. The room was clean and the house keeping is good, a lovely lady called Mary is responsible for breakfast and the house keeping,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel back in December 2013 for a 4-night stay from 27th March 2014. However, we received an email from them 3 days before our stay saying that the hotel has overbooked and they have to cancelled our reservation. I can understand that overbooking happens but not if we have booked more than 3 months ago and worse... More

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is right in the center of the old city. It helps if you want to get to the major tourist attractions right before they open to avoid crowds. The breakfast is freshly prepared every morning!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In the heart of Old town and Sultanahmet. A stone's throw from Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque, lots of places to eat across the road, good connection to other places by tram, very clean rooms, very friendly and competent staff. One minus: rooms are small, but if you're only there to sleep, it doesn't matter. Beautiful, tasteful and excellent.... More

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112 reviews 112 reviews
30 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

To begin with: The hotel is very centrally situated. All major sites are in walking distance. Gülhane tram station is just a 3 min. walk. The rooms are cute. The breakfast is gorgeous, especially for a hotel of this class and price. On the other hand we couldn't rate the place "excellent" especially because of some problems related to the... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The hotel is within walking distance to most historic attractions. There are many restaurants, cafes, gift shops around. Close to the ferry and tram stop, helpful and friendly staff, good breakfast...

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Guadalajara, Mexico
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 6 day stay at this little hotel. Yes, the rooms are beyond tiny, yes the stairway is winding, slippery and treacherous, yes, it is off the beaten track and hard for a taxi to find. But it's absolutely no problem to have the hotel send a driver to pick you up at the... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We have been stayed afew different hotel in istanbul last two weeks than we wantt to move somewhere different and we founded this lovely and friendly hotel on TA . I would say this was a best choice we did . It is very clean and location is perfect to walking distance to all museums and to shoping. Breakfast is... More

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Damascus, Syria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have been stayed in this hotel with my family and the hotel has got everything what we need it. It is close by to everywhere to old town in Sultanahmet .. The breakfast is great and quite street .. The staff are very friendly and smiling face..

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Guzel Sanatlar Sok. No:11 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34121, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet - Old City
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #80 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Minel Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a fresh, modern and elegant hotel nestled within awe inspiring and unparalleled surroundings of Sultanahmet. We are a small hotel designed with tastefully decorated rooms with your personal needs in mind. You will find yourself immersed in a truly unique and magical atmosphere, providing outstanding Turkish hospitably to make you feel at home.In the heart of the oldest part of the city, you will enjoy simple but elegantly appointed rooms, wake up to a fresh Turkish buffet breakfast and can take a morning walk or run in the Gulhane Park where you will feel like you are in the forest, but in the heart of the city. From our doorstep you can take a stroll on cobblestone streets and enjoy the most fascinating and historically important areas of the worlds great cities. The looming architecture of the famous Aya Sophia, the historical Topkapi Palace, and the eloquent Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern all within a 2 minute walk. ... more   less 
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