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Kybele Hotel

#105 of 973 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cad. No:23 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Ranked #105 of 973 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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zürich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a hectic day in Istanbul, the Kybele provides you with exquisit food and a calm ambiente. I highly reccomend anyone who visits, to pass by and enjoy the calm and cozyness of the restaurant and hotel.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic little hotel just 5 minutes from all the big sites in Istanbul. Quirky in its interior with hundreds of old lamps to light the rooms creates and enjoyable experience. Excellent staff in the restaurant as well as behind the reception. Definitely worth the stay.

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Rome
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

when you enter the kybele hotel you feel like being in a turkish private house of many years ago. the hotel was infact a family house during the past and has few rooms. the furniture, carpets, curtains are pieces of an antiques shop since the previous owners also owned an antiques shop next to the hotel. the most peculiar things... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hotel has been around for a long time and has been beautifully cared for. Every ceiling has lights hanging that cover the entire ceiling and they are beautiful. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are plush and beautiful. The meals are lovely and delicious. The staff are friendly and helpful. The hotel could not be in... More 

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Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

4th stay in this eclectic, atmospheric jewel. Location absolutely superb as is the service. Many thanks again to Vefa. If you like clean lines and spacious bathrooms, this will not be your cup of mint tea. The Kybele is crammed full of interesting and precious knick knacks, the rooms are mind-bogglingly ‘busy’ and the bathrooms take some manoeuvring around but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We recently spent two nights at the Kybele. On the way to and from Morocco. Great, Quirky hotel. Small and well run. Delicious food. Suberb location. Walking distance from the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Basilica Cistern. A short tram ride from the Grand Bazaar.

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San Mateo, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is one of my favorite hotels, the staff are lovely, the rooms are cozy and well decorated and I love the yogurt at Breakfast. Vefa is fabulous and try and meet the brothers that originally built and owned the hotel for so many years. I will always come back, it is my favorite.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

There were three of us travelling, with two of us sharing a twin and one in a single. What an absolutely brilliant hotel is Kybele!! Quirky, enchanting, jam-packed with character and right in the heart of where we wanted to be. The hotel team were just brilliant! They were friendly, very helpful and had a great sense of humour! The... More 

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Woodbury, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We spent four nights at the Kybele Hotel and had a wonderful experience. The staff was friendly and very attentive. They assisted us with taxi service and answered all our questions. Our room was clean and beautifully decorated in Turkish style. We had a patio overlooking the street allowing us to enjoy Istanbul living. The restaurant food was fabulous with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We loved this hotel where we stayed for seven nights. It was gorgeous in its appearance - willed with lovely lamps hanging from every ceiling, quirky pieces of furniture, decoration and nick backs, with incredibly helpful and pleasant staff, ablaut breakfast each morning, a roof top restaurant with good range of well priced and good quality food and a spacious,... More 

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Kybele1997, Yönetici at Kybele Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments about our hotel. It was a pleasure for us to welcome you at our hotel. We hope we can see you here again some point in the future. Kind regards, Vefa Yuksukcuoglu More 

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