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Hotel Spectra

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu No. 2 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #170 of 911 hotels in Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently spent 3 nights at Hotel Spectra at the end of a 2 week holiday through Turkey. Fantastic Hotel to finish off our trip. Great Staff, location, food. Couldn't have asked for more. Staff were great with the kids as well. We will be back.

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Heilbronn, Germany
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed with my mom 2 nights at the Spectra Hotel in July. We wanted to spend the weekend in Istanbul and looked for a central and low priced hotel. Arriving late in the evening we had a warm welcome at the hotel reception. The room was excellent and I recommend the rooms in the 4th floor, because of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is ideally located, 2 min to the blue mosque. Rooms are quiet and price are very honest. Staff is friendly and always happy to help. This hotel is an ideal GQG to visit Istanbul without using a car !!

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed here for 7 nights and it was absolutely the perfect choice. The location is probably the best in Turkey. It is right in the middle of the Sultanahmet area. You can walk to the major sites in Istanbul from here and you felt very safe, even while being in the middle of the city. First of all,... More

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Avilton, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location only a 2 minute walk to the Blue Mosque. The rooms were small but super clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful in every way. They allowed us to store our luggage after we had checked out which gave us the chance to tour our last day (without dragging our luggage) before a late flight. The concierge... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 6 nights and really enjoyed it. This is a very good value for the price. The rooms are not very big, but are very clean and recently renovated. The staff is nice (Onur at the reception was extremely helpful). The location of this hotel is perfect: you walk out right onto the corner of the the... More

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Manhattan, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, clean, well-kept hotel with friendly service is smack-dab in the middle of the Sultanahmet area. Many historical destinations are a short-walk away. The hotel had a decent breakfast and the ground floor restaurant offered some tasty dishes, too. The air-conditioning in the sleeping room was strong and reliable. Highly recommended.

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

This hotel is in an amazing location relative to Sultanahmet. It is a stones throw away from the Blue Mosque which can be seen from the breakfast room located at the very top of the hotel. Practically everything is within walking distance (Ayasofya, Topkapı Palace, Grand Bazaar and Mısır Çarşısı). Just up the road is a supermarket and links with... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting atmosphere and different scenes all around the hotel. 2 minutes walk from Blue Mosque and Aya Sophia. Internet WIFI is good in all floors & in the reception. Very generous and understanding staff members. English language has somewhat remained not as common as other languages maybe. However, it was possible to linguistically and sometimes using body language to communicate... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Location, small hotel with helpful staff, good restaurant downstairs. Breakfast was lovely on the roof with a great view. You can walk to everything from here, Spice market and Grand Bazaar are only about 15 minute walk, although it is uphill, you can also catch the tram. The only thing was the extremely loud prayer times. Being so close... More

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Address: Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu No. 2 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Spectra 3.5*
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#63 Family Hotel in Istanbul #186 Business Hotel in Istanbul #203 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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Hotel Spectra is a converted Ottoman House in the old city of Istanbul at the corner of Hippodrome Square. It is located close to the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace and The Grand Bazaar.All rooms are quiet. Most of the rooms have a nice view of Hippodrome square and blue Mosque.Our hotel's quality and hospitality of its staff ensure you a pleasant stay in Istanbul. ... more   less 
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