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Celal Sultan Hotel

#228 of 973 Hotels in Istanbul
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Yerebatan Cad. Salkimsogut Sok. No:16 Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll admit that the combination of Sultanahmet and the tag 'boutique' had me a little concerned, but it really is an excellent hotel. My single room had a double bed that was fantastically comfortable, plenty of wardrobe space, a good sized dressing table and plenty of sockets and lights. The bathroom wasn't huge but had everythuing you'd need (and some... More 

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Italia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After an extensive search for a hotel in a City that offers too many hotels with varying opinions we decided on Celal Sultan! And I think we made the perfect decision. If one decides to stay in the historic quarter, Sultanhamet, you can not go wrong with this great little boutique property! For and foremost the location is unbeatable, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfectly located hotel, amazing panoramic terrace restaurant. Friendly, helpful staff & excellent buffet breakfast. If you are looking for state of the art swish...go elsewhere. If you want a friendly "family" hotel stay then this is for you. Perfect location within easy walking distance of all the main attractions. Brilliant advice from the hotel who supplied a travel card that... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location was just 5 minutes away from Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, with 10 mins to Sultanahmet station and 15 mins cruise to the Grand Bazaar. It is situated on a side hilly road so may be a challenge for some travellers with luggage however coming from the main road is an ease . The superior room is spacious, comfortable... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cozy hotel is a great combination of perfect location and good accommodations. If you're looking to get a great deal, than this hotel works very well. It's literally 5 minutes away from everything interesting in the old city! We'll be definitely bookmarking this one for future trips.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We didnt have a nice experience at the Celal Sultan.The rooms were terrible...they were very small and badly lighted...not as shown in picture...definately a tourist trap. The shower had no pressure and hot water was not constant...terrible shower!! Do not go there...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Reasonable price, LOCATION is THE BEST! Close to everywhere around Sultanahmet. Walk to everywhere, tram is near, restaurant is everywhere all you can access by foot. Free breakfast and they served good breakfast. Love it!

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Celal Sultan H, General Manager at Celal Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued quest, I would like to thank you for the great comments on Celal Sultan Hotel. I look forward to hosting you here again and again at our lovely hotel and our old Peninsula Istanbul. Kind Regards, Hamit SARI General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Location - Perfect. Located just around the corner from Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cisterns. Blue Mosque is a 5 minute walk. From the rooftop restaurant you have a great view of Hagia Sophia Staff - Very friendly. They kept the key for us each time we were out and remembered us each time we returned without even asking the room... More 

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Celal Sultan H, Genel Müdür at Celal Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for write a review about your most recent stay at our hotel. I am happy to hear that you had a very good stay with us and you appreciate your experience. Thank you very much again for your review and we are looking forward to seeing you at our hotel again in the near... More 

bedford
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The best thing is the location of the hotel it is close to Sophia blue mosque and cistern and walkable to spice market and team for further a field The staff are polite and friendly Buffet breakfast is great Room is a little dated but very lean and adequate furnished. Would recommend due to location

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Celal Sultan H, General Manager at Celal Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valeud Guest I would like to thank you for write a review about your most recent stay at our hotel. I am happy to hear that you had a very good stay with us and you appreciate your experience. Thank you very much again and we are looking forward to seeing you at our hotel again in the near... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you want to stay in the old city with all the tourist highlights within walking distance, Celal is a very good midsize hotel with reasonable prices. Friendly service. We had to leave for the airport quite early in the morning and almost two hours before breakfast time. But no worries, the staff prepared the breakfast buffet at 05:45 instead!

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Celal Sultan H, General Manager at Celal Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valeud Guest I would like to thank you for write a review about your most recent stay at our hotel. I am happy to hear that you had a very good stay with us and you appreciate your experience. Thank you very much again and we are looking forward to seeing you at our hotel again in the near... More 

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