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Efendi Hotel

4.0 of 5 Alemdar Mah. Hoca Rustem Mektebi Sok. No:9-11 | Sultanahmet-Fatih, Istanbul 34112, 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
    5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We're sitting on the rooftop terrace with a magnificent view of Hagia Sophia finishing our breakfast of fresh honeycomb and rose jam, eggs, fruit, yoghurt ... We love the Efendi and can't wait to come back again. The staff, especially Melissa, have been so friendly and helpful. There was a small delay at check-in (of 2 minutes!) so the sat... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling out of Greece to Istanbul, we were days on the internet trying to choose the accommodations that would be best for our first trip to this iconic city. At last we clicked on The Efendi, judging the book by its cover, I liked the sound of the word, it was in our budget, and seemingly in a location central... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We felt very welcomed at Efendi Hotel. We stayed for 8 nights. The best part of the hotel is the staff! Very helpful and easy-going. Melissa the manger is quite new to the hotel, but seems like she has been there for years by how well she is running it. The rest of the staff is also great and help... More 

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EFENDIHOTEL, Guest Relations Manager at Efendi Hotel, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for all the compliments, you two are great couple together! Hope to see you again in Istanbul. More 

Greece
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I 've recently came back from Istanbul where I spent my Christmas holidays .I stayed with relatives in this cosy and friendly small hotel. The triple room which I booked was clean,comfortable and spacious. Everything was in excellent condition and most of all it was quiet. Breakfast was quite satisfactory, not with great variety but good quality products. Personnel was... More 

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EFENDIHOTEL, Public Relations Manager at Efendi Hotel, responded to this review

Hello,Thank you for your kind words. We wanted, especially with the holidays, that all our guests would feel comfortable. We do our best to continually improve ourselfs. Thank you for your time to review us. And of course, do come back again! More 

Moscow, Russia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Just in the center of the old town. Very cosy and clean. After being tired of visiting all museum and beautiful mosques, we could sleep in our room without any noise. Staff and managers were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is very rich. Sacha from Moscow!

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EFENDIHOTEL, Public Relations Manager at Efendi Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Sacha from Moscow, so much thank you for your review. Because we are in a quit backstreet, just behind the mainstreet, our guest can sleep quitly. We're trying to continually update our breakfast with diffrent varieties. Our hospitality is very important to us. We're very pleased with your compliments. Thank You! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

everything is excellent except that rooms are a little bit small. and at least at my visiting season the price is reasonable. at summer the price may be a little bit high. breakfast acceptable and the roof has a good view .

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EFENDIHOTEL, Guest Relations Manager at Efendi Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your respond and your compliments. Do to the building's old structure, we have small rooms starting from 18 m2, the rooms have varieties till 40m2. We've tried to make them as comfortable and cozy as possible. We want that all the guest have a comfortable stay when we host them. Thank you for your recommendation! More 

Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Good hotel. It was a room without window, but as I wasn't so much time in the hotel it wasn't a problem. the hotel was close to the city center. Remember to have a map if you take the metro to arrive to the hotel.

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've been to Istanbul many times and try to stay in one hotel most times of the deal and the experience has been good. This time my usual hotel wasn't available and they were not really giving me a good deal so I decided to take my business elsewhere. Took my family and our family friends and we booked this... More 

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AOguzK, Sahibi at Efendi Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ammar, Thank you very much for your kind review which is realy important to concentrate us to our job. We are trying to think not professional but doing everything professional.... Efendi Hotel is not a hotel it is just your sweethome in Istanbul:))) I would like to see you, your family and friends again and again in Efendi Hotel.... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I and my wife stay in Efendi. Hotel is very clean, beautiful decoration and colors. Room is comfortable. Very good location its near to all tourists places , tram station, restaurants and Grand Bazar for shopping. Breakfast is excellent. Staff is very friendly and helpful special Mr.Nadim his very nice person and helpful with good English skills and other staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Good location with big attractions of Sultanahmet 5-10 minutes walking away. Clean, quite spacious rooms but we got one in the basement, with no views...The view from the rooftop bar/restaurant is nice, overlooking the Aya Sofya, Blue Mosque etcetera

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Hoca Rustem Mektebi Sok. No:9-11 | Sultanahmet-Fatih, Istanbul 34112, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Efendi Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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