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Ottoman's Life Hotel

5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Adnan Mendres Bulvari, Vatan Caddesi No 53 Old City Fatih, Istanbul 34093, Turkey
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Ranked #136 of 777 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, but a little far from the centre of things. Also, the google maps location is nowhere near the actual location, something to bear in mind if you're walking!! The rooms are nice, different decor which is good. Staff friendly, not great english. The wifi is a really annoying system, where you have to get a new alphanumeric password... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not sure how exactly the stars are awarded in may cities. This boutique hotel is absolutely fine, but I am not sure if it warrants 5 stars. (more like 3.5 or 4). On the plus side: Great FREE buffet breakfast - in a classy dining room. FREE WiFi Value for $$: The breakfast for 2 and wifi alone... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

What a LOVELY boutique hotel this is!! Located in the heart of Istanbul, close to the transit and across the street from a major shopping center. The rooms are decorated in different colors with ornate velvet draperies and golden fixtures.. A couple of the rooms have large round beds with canopies.... luxurious!!! The decor of the hotel is reminiscent of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We have chosen this hotel to spend our honey-moon and it was even better than we expected: really beautiful spacious room, nice helpful staff, good breakfast-buffet. The ebterior is traditional and I would say luxirious in a good way! The location is also a win: nexto to the big shopping center - Historia and close to the tram-line that goes... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Good hotel, clean and comfortable rooms, great breakfast. Only thing is the hotel is a little away from all the attractions. But it has a tram station just a block away. My stay was on a business trip and i had pick up and drop service so it was easy for me, just make sure you don't have a transportation... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is located reasonably close to transport so there shouldn't be a problem getting around. The hotel staff are friendly and do try and please. It is clean and well cared for. It is dry so if you want alcohol with your meal of after dinner this is not the place for you. We stayed here with a tour... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

The hotel is nice. Lavish and a bit over the top, service is very good and friendly. The rooms are not all great. Some small some a bit tacky. We ended up with a very spacious and cool room with a round bed. Overall a good stay. Make sure you use the tram just a block away. It makes access... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

Nice and we had lovely room with view up to Fatih Mosque. Staff all very nice. 2 tips although it is a little bit out of the central tourist bit don't do taxi the tram up the road is really easy to use and is direct line to Blue Mosque and Dolmabahce etc. Tip 2 the hotel is dry but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We enjoyed 5 wonderful days in the conference room. The staff was more than friendly and even the Internet was stable. The rooms are very good, the breakfast is healthy and delicious. The lively and very Turkish Akdeniz Hatay Sofrani restaurant is across the main road and definitely worth wandering over to as well.

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Address: Adnan Mendres Bulvari, Vatan Caddesi No 53 Old City Fatih, Istanbul 34093, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Ottoman's Life Hotel 5*
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