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Kybele Hotel

Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cad. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
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Ranked #94 of 911 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014
Meering Hampshire, U.K.
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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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Hampshire, U.K.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The location, the rooms, the public areas, the food and the excellent service from friendly staff made this a great base for our short stay in Istanbul. Highly recommended. I won't go into detail as it was specific to one of us but there was a lovely surprise one evening which we have never experienced anywhere else on our travels.

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London
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58 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We loved the quirky decor of the Kybele and have already recommended it to lots of people. The staff made us feel very welcome and really put themselves out, making phone calls for us, ordering cabs etc. A real gem in such a convenient, touristy area. We plan to get back. Our room, at the back, was very quiet -... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Just got back from our trip to Istanbul and although we did not stay in the Kybele Hotel we ate at the restaurant every night we were there.It was just the most fabulous place.The food was delicious and the prices amazing.Service was excellent and the staff just wonderful.Going to try and book in at the hotel next trip but if... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

The Kybele Hotel was recommended to us by someone, and it turned out even better than we expected. The location in Sultanahmet is perfect, but more importantly the charm, warmth, and hospitality of the property and the staff made us feel like we were guests in a private home rather than in a hotel. The staff provided lots of useful... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Stayed in this hotel back in April for 5 days, 4 nights. I was a solo traveler here and the first night placed in a double room and then moved to a single room the next day for the remainder of the trip. All of the staff was very friendly, spoke English, and always helped direct the cab drivers to... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

In September we visited Turkey for 3 weeks staying in Dalyan and taking an internal flight half way through our holidlay to Istanbul for 4 days. The return flights from Dalaman to Istanbul were very cheap and we paid approximately £60 each return. The flight was an hour and food was included. I came across the Kybele on line and... More

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Denver, Colorado
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91 reviews 91 reviews
32 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We spent 3 nights spanning the end of October and first of November. I think this hotel, which also has a small restaurant, is one of a kind, decorated with a Turkish theme in old-world style. Rooms are adequate in size, though if you have a lot of luggage you may feel a bit crampted. Bathrooms in old marble, plenty... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This hotel is unique! Amazing décor with hundreds of lamps on every inch of the ceilings and walls covered with antiques. The only problem is there is no lift and the spiral staircase is quite steep. The food at the roof restaurant was good value and the ambience great after a 30 hour flight. Location is first class with the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Agree with most of the others -- a quirky little hotel with a very handy location. The small room was, again, a bit too small, but that's all that was open our first night, and the second we were moved to a larger very nice room. The main thing here, is that the desk staff really know what they are... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

When you are traveling for many weeks it is nice to stay in a hotel that feels like home. The gentlemen that work here are all very helpful, sweet and lovely people. I enjoyed many conversations with the staff at this hotel. The rooms are cozy with the lantern-decorated ceilings and the beautiful antique furniture. We stayed in the small... More

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Address: Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cad. No:35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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#96 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul #159 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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