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Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ahirkapi Sok. No 24 | Cankurtaran, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time in Istanbul and stayed at the Armada over Xmas 13. Great hotel, amazing breakfast each morning with plenty of choices and a make it yourself orange juicing machine. Everything well managed, staff very helpful and most importantly rooms were well cleaned and all bedding etc changed nicely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Turkey and the hotel chosen by our tour company. We expected a lot less since it really was a budget tour and were delighted when we checked in to the Armada. The hotel is relatively small, but large enough to offer the services a traveler needs to be comfortable in a new city. While... More

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some friends recommended the hotel to me while on business trip to Istanbul. They told me the hotel was charming and very well located in Sultanahmet so I would have the time to visit the historic center after a day at work. The hotel is very well located and the decor (colonial) is charming and often used for TV/movies set.... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in June at the Armada having high expectations based on the reviews we read. The hotel is clean and has a pretty good location in the old town. However for us it looked more like a 3 stars one. It was crowded and the roof top restaurant was always booked for events in the evening . Positive: Clean,... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we come over to Istanbul with friends we stay in Armada. The location is very good and the property is inviting. The free orange juice is a nice touch and the rest of the breakfast items are also very good. For the price the hotel is a good buy comparable to 5 star hotels but without paying the premium... More

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Charlbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Everything about this hotel is positive: great location, within walking distance of many of the most important historical sites; spectacular rooftop views over the Bosphorus with its interesting marine activity while eating an amazing breakfast with its emphasis on organically produced local food; a beautiful rooftop terrace for an afternoon or early evening drink; and to top it all, an... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This hotel is a comfortable, clean. The hotel is very well placed. Armada is typical of the Ottoman architecture. Breakfasts is wonderful !! People is very very very kind… We rested well it, because it is really quiet. The view is magnificent.

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East Amherst, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed at the Armada several years ago. When we decided to return to Istanbul, there was no question about where we would stay! Great accommodations...walking distance to the great sites in the old city...great staff...wonderful restaurants...spectacular roof-top views and the best breakfast buffet in all of Istanbul! Armada, we shall return!

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Spencer, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Not only is this a spectacular place to stay with a great rooftop breakfast and views, within easy walking distance of the Blue Mosque and Aya Sofia, and lovely old-style hotel ambiance, but the staff at the front desk went above and beyond in locating the airport taxi where I had left my computer bag. Thanks to them and the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Lovely hotel, fabulous location,comfortable room terrific and helpful staff. We also had dinner in their lovely roof restaurant with an amazing view. My only complaint is that if you opened your window the road was quite noisy. In spite of that I would still recommend this hotel for its location, atmosphere and staff. We would certainly stay there again but... More

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Address: Ahirkapi Sok. No 24 | Cankurtaran, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
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Hotel Class:4 star — Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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#25 Business Hotel in Istanbul #66 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul #71 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul #96 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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For Anyone Seeking an Authentic Istanbul Lifestyle in Istanbul!With a spectacular view of the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, the two colossal monuments of Byzantine and Ottoman architecture in the heart of the historic peninsula, Armada delights anyone searching for true Istanbul culture by resurrecting the lifestyle that makes Istanbul the great city that it is and adapting it to our time. ... more   less 
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