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Blue House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dalbasti Sokak No.14 Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Ranked #147 of 917 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is about the sixth time I have stayed there wonderfully central you can sit using free internet looking out at the Blue Mosque I shall be returning. Also enjoyable roof top terrace restaurant with great views overlooking the Sea of Marmara

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PWBEE, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the feedback! It is wonderful to hear from our valued repeat customers and appreciate your continued patronage. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes, More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue House Hotel has an extraordinary location, making a magic triangle with Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Both architectural icons are the background of your terrace dinner, with excellent quality food, service and reasonable prices. Abundant and delicious breakfast is served in the patio, also with a view of the Blue Mosque. Access to the tram that can take... More

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Veronika O, Thank you for your wonderful review for your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and Thank you too for your very kind remarks of our good location with the best view, extremely friendly, smile faced and courteous staff and good restaurant with a geart view at Terrace. And also thank... More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A reasonably priced very pleasant hotel in the heart of the tourist centre with a delightful terrace restaurant on the 5th floor. Close to some of the most beautiful and interesting parts of the city and an easy tram ride to the ferries. The staff were very friendly and courteous at all times and helped to make our week's stay... More

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ros L, We thank you to Ros L, for a great review of our hotel and restaurant. Thank you too that you remarked the perfect location, great view, helpfull staff, comfortable rooms, good breakfast, good food with variety. We appreciate your recommendation of our hotel to the other travellers. We hope to have an opportunity of welcoming you again... More

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I had been wanting to try this iconic establishment for several years and we eventually did that early July. We had a great suite which had a perfect view of Sultan Ahmed. It was a dream stay all around. We found the staff extremely friendly and courteous. The hotel has a fantastic roof top restaurant that provides... More

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fereidoun A, Thank you for spending your time to give us a very kind feedback on your recent stay. We are very pleased to hear that you had enyoyed staying with us. Thank you too for your very kind remarks of our good location with the best view, extremely friendly and courteous staff and good restaurant. We will love... More

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I recently stayed at this hotel for the second time. The view from the resto on the roof is spectacular -- you can see the Blue Mosque and the Sea of Marmara. The hotel also has a very friendly and helpful staff. I also like the breakfast.

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guests, Thank you for spending your time to give us a very kind feedback on your recent stay. Thank you for remarking the very central location of our hotel, good service and variety of breakfast and helpfull staff. We hope to have an opportunity of welcoming you again for your next time to Istanbul. Best wishes, More

Manly, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The staff at Blue House Hotel always greeted us with a smile and were helpful and we had a great view of The Blue Mosque from our room. There is a slight issue with the bathroom however as the toilet is in front of the shower and exiting the shower can be quite awkward and not advisable for anyone with... More

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa W, Thank you for spending your time to give us a kind feedback on your stay. Thank you too that you remarked the perfect location, great view and the staff warm welcomes with smiles. We are very pleased with this. And thank you too for noticing the slight issue of the bathroom. We will take care of it.... More

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

great spot. rooms are a good size, restaurant on roof offers great views of Blue Mosque and the Mamara. food was good, owned by same family as the Pudding Place. Breakfast was great and outside eating area was a good spot to watch the world walk by. Service great

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Boba12345, Thank you very much for your very very kind review for our hotel and service. Thank you too for writing about the great spot/location of our hotel and the great view of our Roof Top Restaurant with good food. And also thank you for writing for our helpfull and outgoing staff. We will love to have an opprtunity... More

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This hotel is in a prime location in the Sultanahmet área where you can walk to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia and the Topkapi Palace. The rooms are perfect and the cleaning staff do a great job every day. The problem is the restaurant on the terrace of the hotel. Despite a beautiful location, the food is mediocre and the... More

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patricia L, Thank you for spending your time to give us a very kind feedback on your recent stay. Thank you for remarking the prime location of our hotel and good service of cleaning. First of all we are very sorry for your displeasing experience at our restaurant. We greatly appreciate your feedback, as it helps us to improve... More

Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed at the Mavi Ev Hotel for 5 nights in April, 2014. It was our 7th visit to the city but our first stay in this hotel The rooms are a fair size by Istanbul Sultanahmet standards, well furnished and well maintained. The staff are excellent. Breakfast is good with both European and Turkish items. The position, between the... More

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

We thank you to 255060Jane fo a great review of our hotel. Thank you too that you remarked the perfect location, great view, helpfull staff, comfortable rooms with fair size, good breakfast, good food with variety. We are very pleased with this. We hope to have an opportunity of welcoming you again for your next time to Istanbul. Best wishes More

Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We loved the Blue House and will definitely stay there again. The staff members are so attentive and friendly. They contacted me personally before we arrived in Istanbul to offer transportation services, which we utilized. We had a little difficulty hooking up with our driver, but my calls to the hotel were very helpful. The rooms are small, but the... More

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FarukColpan, General Manager at Blue House Hotel, responded to this review

We thank BarbaraP-BobS for the very good review. We thank you very much for remarking fabulous location of our hotel, helpfulness of our staff and the other advantages our property with great view from the Blue Mosque. We are more than happy to know that you loved the Blue House and will definitely stay there again. We will love to... More

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Address: Dalbasti Sokak No.14 Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue House Hotel 3*
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Blue Hotel Mavi Ev

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Our hotel is located at the heart of old city, just opposite to Blue Mosque, very close to Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and many other historical sites. There are 25 standard rooms and one suite room. All rooms have air-condition, minibar, cable TV, direct telephone line, wireless internet access, hair-dryer and private bathroom with shower. Some rooms have view of Blue Mosque. Safety deposit boxes and high speed internet accessed computer are in lobby ready for our guests as complimentary.You can enjoy your breakfast at open air garden restaurant, under the shadow of Blue Mosque. Terrace Restaurant is ready to welcome you for lunch and dinner with its breathtaking views of Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Sea Marmara. ... more   less 
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