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Ararat Hotel

2.0 of 5 Torun Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were four people and got the best room.. well designed and lovely warm colours not to forget that the Blue Mosque is right in front of it ! Once out of the hotel, everything is at a walking distance. The historical buildings and the shopping places are just around the corner. I wish I had stayed there for a... More 

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Basrah, Al Basrah, Iraq
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

.The Ararat Hotel is ideally located in the historical center of Sultanahmet, within walking distance to most of the historical monuments and museums of Istanbul. The rooms are beautifully decorated, also with stunning views of the great mosque of Sultanahmet, and the rooftop breakfast room has uninterrupted views to both the mosque,The staff are also very friendly , helpful making... More 

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Demet B, General Manager at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Munaf A , Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback . It is appreciated to spend your time for sharing your experiences with our future guests via tripadvisor . All we want to tell about our hotel to every guests , about facilities and negatives , that had told and shared by you on this important platform . Contentment... More 

2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were in Istanbul for the New eve. Ararat hotel is cheap and near all the Istanbul principal attractions. The girl at the reception is really nice and friendly and gave us a lot of suggestions. except for this, the hotel is really poor. No tv, no closet, just one wall socket in the room. I had to ask for... More 

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Demet B, General Manager at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Silkspectre75 , Thanks a lot for your feedback . It is so appreciated to share your opinions with our future guests . Thanks for your kind words for both about me and hotel location , too . About room amenities , no TV ; yes but you must know that by booking . No closet ; No it is... More 

Al-taif
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Bad feeling when I leave this beneficent and unique hotel , this hotel means to me a lot of things clean room ,, comfortable ,, amazing view from roof ,, delocuse breakfast and kind stuff. This is my third time in this hotel Frankly they are my second family in Istanbul . I love them so much and they help... More 

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Demet B, General Manager at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Allawi07 , Thanks for your another valuable feedback , so appreciated . It made us again so happy to see your valuable comments on this important platform . It is so appreciated also to show every of our future guest about hospitality of us , as an Ararat Family . It would be our pleasure to host you again... More 

Bursa, Turkey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful hotel it is . Listen ! I could not believe my eyes what I sow when arrived , ' only a few steps to Blue Mosque . ' There was a wonderful view from roof that faced Blue Mosque , and on right Hagia Sophia .. Just 5 min to tram by walking . Room was so... More 

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Demet B, General Manager at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

Dear missguide , Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback . It is appreciated to spend your time for sharing your experiences with our future guests via tripadvisor . All we want to tell about our hotel to every guests , about facilities and negatives , that had told and shared by you on this important platform . Contentment is... More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Ararat hotel is a small boutique hotel in the center of the most historical place in Istanbul, Sultanahmet - the best area to stay in Instanbul in my opinion. The hotel is right next to everything you must see when you go to Istanbul < Aghia Sofia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque e.t.c. We are a couple and we were upgraded... More 

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Demet B, General Manager at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

Dear louisa x , Thanks for your valuable feedback . It is so appreciated to share your experiences with our future guests . So nice to see your pleasure of stay and for hotel and amenities . Always if there is availability , I could upgrade for all my guests by pleasurely . And always ready to help for every... More 

Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The Ararat Hotel is ideally located in the historical centre of Sultanahmet, within walking distance to most of the historical monuments and museums of Istanbul. The rooms are beautifully decorated, some with stunning views of the great mosque of Sultanahmet, and the rooftop breakfast room has uninterrupted views to both the mosque, on one side, and the Marmara Sea to... More 

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Demet B, General Manager at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Álvaro F , Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback . It is so appreciated to share your experiences with our future guests via on this important platform . It was our pleasure to host and help you for all manner . We try to do our best for all our guests with all amenities of Ararat . It... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Good points first: Pretty much unbeatable location, just steps from Sultanahmet square. Fantastic view of the Blue Mosque from the terrace. Friendly and helpful staff. And the bad: Very loud; you can hear your neighbors whispering in nearby rooms, never mind if they slam a door. Being on the main floor, we could hear everything going on at the front... More 

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Anyone who wish to stay and appreciate Istanbul, Ararat is the best..closest to9oìtourist attraction,shopping arcade and best of all..the hotel will provide you with city tours packages to choose at its reasonable and convenient to tourist who came on themselves as first timer in Istanbul. More importantly..breakfast with the Blue mosque is the view is like dating in a movie... More 

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Demet B, General Manager at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

Dear S A , Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback . It is so appreciated to spend your time by sharing your experiences with our future guests on tripadvisor . So valuable for us to see your nice statement about both for hotel and services . In our cozy hotel , we always try do our best for all... More 

Carson City, Nevada, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Booking was based on a recommendation of someone who stayed there four years earlier. As seniors, we requested a quiet room and minimal stair climbing. On arrival we were given the key to Room 103 with apologies that it was small. We were appalled when we viewed Room 103 and our request for something else was met with “not possible.”... More 

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Address: Torun Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ararat Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Ararat Hotel Istanbul
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#206 Business Hotel in Istanbul

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