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Minel Hotel

3.0 of 5 Alemdar Mah. Guzel Sanatlar Sok. No:11 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34121, Turkey
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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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London, UK
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83 reviews 83 reviews
39 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the difficulties reported by others, Google Maps has it right! If arriving from Ataturk Airport by public transport with luggage. Take the Metro to 'Zeytinburnu' with easy change onto Tram T1 [Kabetas] direct to 'Gulhane'. At Gulhane turn back towards previous stop [Sultanahmet] but stay on the opposite side to the park which has a castle wall. When the... More

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Seattle, Washington
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked at Minel Hotel, arriving into Istanbul around 8pm. By the time we got to the area, it was late and dark. We couldn't find it anywhere, until he suggested we walk down this dark alley. I was against the idea being in a new city, but there it was at the end of the alley... More

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vancouver bc
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

can't beat the location but we had "hunt" for it when we got off the transit. its on a quiet little street hidden from the main roads. made for a great sleep (quiet). as mentioned in previous reviews, less than 10 min walk to the Mosque in one direction and less than 5 min walk to the Palace in the... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Minel Hotel is located in a charming back alley that's acutally very hard to find the first time. You can call them though and someone will pick you up and help you with your luggage. From there, every restaurant and touristic attraction is in walking distance. The rooms are tiny but neat, the internet works just fine and the breakfast... More

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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Minel is located directly in Istanbul old town, 3min walk to the Hagia Sophia, 10min to the Blue Mosque. The rooms are quite small, but one has to consider that it is a three star hotel in the middle of a densely populated city. The staff is very friendly, breakfast is amazing. I would absolutely recommend this hotel for... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Minel hotel is in a great location if you want to be in the old district within walking distance of the Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque etc. Also there is a tram stop 5 minutes away which will take you to the Galata Tower, Istikal Caddesi and Taksim Square for some great nightlife. This hotel is clean and we had... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small boutique hotel is located across the street from Topkapi Palace and just 5 minutes on foot from the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Momma serves up a great breakfast and does her best to make you feel welcome. The rooms are very small but we didn't go to Istanbul to spend time in our room! A small seat... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved staying at the Minel Hotel for our trip to Istanbul. They hotel was close to everything. Whenever we got back to the hotel, we were greeted with tea and cookies from Mehmet. He really gave us insight about Istanbul we wouldn't have gotten on our own!

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Barcelona, España
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a little hotel with perfect location in Sultanahmet, near the Blue Mosque, Aya Sofia Camii etc. I can talk about my personal experience. We had booked for three nights and when we arrived they said they have overbooking so they intend us to sleep that first night in another hotel and change the day after. We refuse that... More

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New York City, New York
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10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I stayed at Minel Hotel for one night in August. The hotel was not easy to find - it's off the main road, down a few steps in an alley. The room was very small, but sufficient. The bathroom could have been a little cleaner. The best part is the price and it's location in Sultanahmet. We were in town... More

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Minel Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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