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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 #195 of 789 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I booked this hotel through Priceline's Name Your Price deal. We picked the Sultanahmet neighborhood, but this hotel is actually in the Fatih district. We stayed at this hotel for three nights. In hindsight we would have much rather stayed in Taksim (where all the action is). 1st night: When we arrived at the hotel for check-in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel which is situated in the Fatih district (about 10/15 min tram ride into the Sultanahmet area). Found it for relatively good deal on Agoda. Good place to stay if you want to be outside all the chaos and harassment that was incessant in Sultanahmet (I was traveling with my sister and as two young girls in... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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 June 25, 2014

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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South Wales, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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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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