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Arife Sultan Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Alemdar Mah. Catal Cesme Sokak No:8 Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Ranked #335 of 917 hotels in Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Nice and clean place with excellent service and great position nor far to the main sightseeing. The only problem is rather loud noise in the might from the restaurants and bars in the street. The rooms are very small but comfortable and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I stayed about 10 days, and was really pleased with this hotel. It is in a great location, just off the tram line on a side street in Sultanahmet. It had new furnishings, satellite TV, and a really nice breakfast buffet. The receptionist spoke good English and was very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I was chck in this hotel on 22feb14 until 01march14..it was supernice hotel with a great hospitality and kind services from their staff at reception...and its a family biznez also...the room are so clean and tidy...and the most important thing its located so near to heart of Istanbul. .the blue mosque, top kapi palace, ayasofya, tram station and cruse to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I stayed there for 3 nights. It is located in the heart area of Istanbul near to the blue mosque. Most of the tourist attractiomn places are easily accessible from there. The rooms are tiny, wouldn't suggest for a family. If u r solo, this would be a good place. The hotel staff are very friendly especially Ozlem who was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

the hotel has a great location, but this is the only good thing. the room is very, very small. i left my luggage in the airport, otherwise our2 medium size trolley and 2 backpacks did not have enough space in the room, the bed was too large in the room so they decided to put it on the diagonal of... More

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

It was ok. Very central and reasonably clean, except small humidity marks in the corners. Some people speak enough English, and they were very helpful, they even gave us their Istanbulcard to use. The breakfast is the same every day, which was expected thanks to previous reviews, but the juice is not really juice, so stay away from it. The... More

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Castle Rock, Colorado, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

It's 1am, my first of what I'd planned would be 4 nights. Calling this a boutique hotel is a stretch, it's just a small hotel is all. Here's the reality. A travel partner booked the place, then could not make the triip, so after looking over the website I found there were no directions to the hotel, kinda odd, so... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Great staff, very clean room, really nice breakfast, wifi, a/c and not to mention the location, which was awesome. I imagine some people might have a problem with the noise outside from all the cafes and restaurants, but if you go there to really visit istanbul, then at the end of the day you'll be too tired to even notice.

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I got a call from the hotel few days before arrival:"We tried your credit card and we have accidentally charged your whole stay from your card. What should we do?". They did cancel it. When we arrived, they asked again if they could get the money? They supposed to get that when chekcing out!! Room was very small, bathroom even... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Booked this hotel 5 months ago.Confirmed again 3 days prior to arrival. Hotel offered a shuttle bus. It took us to the hotel, we unloaded our luggage and was then told that we were going to another hotel. Late in the evening we had no choice. The hotel they took us to was a place without wi-fi and not even... More

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Catal Cesme Sokak No:8 Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arife Sultan Hotel 3.5*
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Welcome to Arife Sultan Hotel, a boutique hotel located in the Old City of Istanbul adjacent to The Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Byzantium Hippodrome and many more. Arife Sultan Hotel offers 8 guest rooms. Rooms are modern and feature flat-screen TVs and self control air-conditioning , safe box, emergency life alarm, central heating system full automatic, direct dial telephone, bathroom. Relax in your tastefully decorated room and enjoy modern amenities, including LCD TV. Check your emails using free wireless internet access. Start each day with a complimentary buffet breakfast ... more   less 
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