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Ararat Hotel

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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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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best location in the heart of historical Istanbul, few steps to Sultan Ahmat masjid and Aya Sofia, neighbor hood is fully loaded with bazaars, restaurants, and stores of all niches. staff and manager are so lovely and helpful, rooms are cozy and comfortable, great value for the money, so it can't be better i suppose !! enjoyed every minute !!

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

Dear bilal s , Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback . It is appreciated to spent your time by sharing your experience with all our future guests via this important platform . So nice to hear about your pleasure for stay , location , hotel and staff ...thanks again . Hoping to see you soon again at Ararat Hotel... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I spent some days at Ararat hotel and I had a great experience there! First of all the the staff is really helpful and friendly, besides the rooms are spotless!!! The location is excellent it is very close to the main highlights. The terrace has a very nice view of the Blue Mosque, which is just a very short walk... More 

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

Dear Patricia d , Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback . It has been appreciated spending your time with sharing your experiences with all our future guests . It was my biggest happiness to meet and host you . So nice to meet you . Always I would be waiting for you to host again & again . Please... More 

New Delhi, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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

Dear Semeen3010 , Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback . It is so appreciated to spend your time for sharing your experiences with our future guests via tripadvisor . So nice to see your pleasure of stay and for hotel and amenities . Pleasurely , we hope to host you again for a long duration . And thanks for... More 

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

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

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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