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Blue Istanbul Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Binbirdirek Caddesi Dizdariye Cesme Sokak No 49 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Ranked #93 of 789 Istanbul B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 3 nights at Blue Istanbul and gave Amex card details to hold the booking. On arrival we were advised they do not accept Amex. We said that's ok we can use Visa. They said too late they already gave the room away. As we had booked the room just one hour before we arrived that seemed strange. They... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. We are family with 3 teen kids. We stayed in 5* hotels in Europe, USA, Moscow & Middle East - this is our happiest hotel experience ever. Not more glamourous than 5* - but a happier experience. I cannot understand any negative review about this hotel (we also have very high expectations) Staff love each other like they are... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late (perhaps early?) at the hotel (1am) and were extremely delighted to know that our reservation was not cancelled. More to that, we were given an upgrade. We had initially booked a budget double room for one night and a budget triple room for another night, which were basement rooms. Somehow, to our delight, we were given a... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It a small hotel at the back alley of Camberlitas area, We arrived late in the night and had bit of difficulty finding the hotel. Typical for hotel in this area, the room size is small but it is clean and comfortable. the rate we got online represent a great value for the room and the location of this property.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed in the blue istanbul hotel in July 2014 and the room was great. Fantastic location, great price and an excellent set of workers. Breakfast was very good and long hours. Wifi worked very well. Highly recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We requested a room for 3 adults. On our first night the room provided was so small that we could not lay our bags down, and one bed was broken requiring one of us to sleep on an angle. We were moved on the second night to a slightly bigger room, in my view still a bit small for 3.... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We loved staying here - the location is superb in the heart of the old town - from the terrace restaurant/bar views of the Bosphorus on one side of the hotel and of the Blue Mosque in its glory on the other! Easy walking to all the attractions - Sophia Hagia and Topakapi Palace as well, of course to the... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Went to Istanbul, with my Mum, to mark an anniversary that we would prefer we didn't have to. Cryptic I know, but enough of that. The hotel manager was enthusiastic about our visit and sent lots of emails arranging to pick us up at the airport and confirming our reservation. Slight disconnect at the airport as we arrived but cleared... More

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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I think your experience is based on your expectations. We were only going to sleep there so booked a budget room (expecting the basement) at a very good price. We stayed here twice in our holiday and both times our room was not in the basement, it was a normal room and was light and airy, the bed was huge... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had a lovely stay at Blue Istanbul for 4 nights in May. Prior to our arrival in Istanbul I received an email from the hotel manager confirming the details of our reservation and offering a transfer from the airport with an explanation that the hotel was new and not all taxi's from the airport would know the location. We... More

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Address: Binbirdirek Caddesi Dizdariye Cesme Sokak No 49 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Istanbul Hotel 3*
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Just 450 metres from the historical Blue Mosque, Blue Istanbul Hotel is situated in the historic Sultanahmet district with comfortable soundproofed rooms and free WiFi. Some rooms also offer beautiful views of the Marmara Sea. Tastefully decorated, all rooms feature modern furniture, floor-to-ceiling windows and light interiors. Air conditioning, an LCD TV with satellite and cable channels and a minibar are included in every room. There is a restaurant and a bar at Blue Istanbul Hotel. Meals are served as an open buffet. Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and Topkapi Palace are all 800 metres from the hotel. Sultanahmet Tram Stop is only 600 metres away, offering easy access to many other sites of Istanbul. ... more   less 
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