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Sultanahmet Palace Hotel

#289 of 1,011 Hotels in Istanbul
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Torun Sokak, No:19 | 34122 Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Apologies for late review having stayed there in July 2014 but such a good hotel deserves a review. Met on time at the Airport by the hotels own shuttle bus. The hotel was entrancing from the first view unloading the bags, though the tranquil fountained courtyard.Our room was lovely and cool, super clean and well stocked and double glazed (very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful location; right in the heart of the old city. Short walk to many great restaurants, and the Hippodrome area. Walking distance to tram stop near Hagi Sophia. Rooms are great, good view of the blue mosque. Roof top dining with view of the Bosporus. Staff very helpful

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Fremont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location for touring the old town. Close to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Nice breakfast restaurant behind the main building with a lovely view. Our room was quaint with a very small bathroom.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this hotel was great. After walking around all day it felt like a nice retreat to come back to this quiet property! We had a large room and it was sparsely decorated but had a nice big window and was the parking lot outside was surprisingly quiet. You could see the sea as well which was nice.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This hotel is across from the Blue Mosque - so nice setting but very loud call to pray starting at 4:30 am and last one ending at 1o pm. We stayed 3 nights and on the last night our blankets were too small for our bed. We asked for some new bedding to fit our bed, but alas it could... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This hotel's remarkable location with its beautifully kept courtyard gardens gave our guests a unique location for a family wedding ceremony. This stunning hotel in the shadow of the Blue Mosque has a unique atmosphere that is calm and transports visitors to a place of serenity amidst the bustle of Old Istanbul. Search this one out, you will not be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good location in the old city within walking distance of a lot of attractions and restaurants. Excellent internet, charming staff. Tried to email the hotel prior to departure from Australia reference airport transfers and unfortunately got no reply.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed six nights in this charming hotel. On arrival we were given a room with a very small bathroom with a hamam in spite of telephoning the day before to say we would like a shower. When we took this up with the front desk the next morning they very kindly gave us a superior room on the top... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights, great locational within walking distance to all attractions. Small hotel, charming rooms very comfortable, good service, lovelley gardens. We felt like we were guest at a friends Palace. The restuarant and breakfast good. Great value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After staying a few different places in Istanbul, I now only stay at the Sultanahamet Palace Hotel. The location, right next to the Blue Mosque in the Old City, is excellent from which to walk to see all of the highlights of the Old City. The hotel has a very reasonably priced airport transfer service with a hotel van. But... More 

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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