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Ararat Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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kathmandu
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is very centrally located near 'everything' in old town. It's small, but cosy and with terraces with fantastic views. But that was actually the big problem for us. We had booked a 'room with a view' for a romantic night in Istanbul. The view was exactly as good as shown at the pictures, and the room was cute,... More

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Kakanj, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is near Sultanahmet mosque. Rooms are small but clean. View is great. Staff is friendly and helpful. WiFi is good. Worth every penny. I did not take the breakfast in the hotel because there is Simit Sarayi near the hotel and I love having breakfast there.

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New Delhi, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was helpful. The rooms were nice. They even kept our luggage for 4 days when we went out for a tour out of Istanbul. Amazing view of the Blue Mosque from the terrace of the hotel. Absolutely hassle free service.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The view from this hotel was the perfect setting for our first night in Istanbul! From then the following three nights even better, a family room was lovely and good value for money, the staff amazing! Their help With lost luggage went above and beyond the call of duty! Just be wary of the fact large room have only one... More

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

Dear Simplyalouise , 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 made... More

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great location, extremely kind manager (Ms. Demet), very kind and friendly staff, good WI-FI service. I would recommend strongly and I would go back again if I ever went to Istanbul. I had really very relaxing week!!! Amir Kurdi

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

Dear Amir K , Thanks for your valuable feedback . You are so kind and friendly guest for us and made us too happy to be hosted by you . So nice to meet you . It is so appreciated to share your experiences with our future guest . It was our pleasure to host you and would be always... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I wrote the review but it came out in the name of the person who owned the laptop! Perhaps that's why nobody replied from the hotel. I do feel I was ripped off on the recommendation of a member of staff. And this hamam is the only one they advertise in the foyer. The owner/manager made the arrangements for me

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

Dear Tessav12 , Thanks for your feedback . It is so appreciated to share your experiences with all our future guests . As far as can be seen , you had enjoyed of your stay at Ararat Hotel . So it is our pleasure to see that . About your hamam experience, it is not a good expression which you... More

Mecca, Saudi Arabia
1 review
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Perfect for visiting the town, perfect for the warm hospitality All the hotel is clean and all the staff are super kindly. They really took care of us by being well welcomed, offering a confortable bedrooms , nice and clean. morning on the roof you will live another life of beauty . I will come back soon . thank for... More

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

Dear Alqarni , Thanks for your valuable feedback . It is so appreciated to share your experiences with all our future guests by frankly . It is our biggest happiness to see our guest's contentment of their stays . Always , it would be our pleasure to host you at Ararat Hotel . Here is like your home in İstanbul... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I just stayed 1night but it was really nice experience. The hotel has an amazing view , you can feel Turkish Culture. Thanks for everything ... Hope to see you soon again but this time I ll try to stay more:)

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

Dear ahmed a , Thanks for your valuable feedback . It is so appreciated to share your experiences with all our future guests . It is our biggest happiness to see our guest's contentment of their stays . It made me so happy to see that you would come back and stay for more days ! Here is like your... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I was recommended by one of the staff to go to a particular hamam. It was extremely basic (not particularly cheap), noisy building work, daytime TV and men wandering around. Having gone for the full package, I was the charged extra for a face mask! I was so disappointed and felt that either the hotel or staff were on commission.... More

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Toulouse, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed there with my husband for 6 nights. The location is perfect, the staff very nice and the room was comfortable. I just didn't find the manager very honest: my reservation was for 474€ which she converted in TL with not the exact exchange rate (x3 instead of x2.85), which makes a difference of 35€. Of course I didn't... More

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

Dear estelle B , Thanks for your feedback . It has been appreciated to share your experience about your stay at Ararat Hotel with our future guest . But it is not right behoviur to accuse me without know/understanding policy .. It is big fault of you .. Your reservation was NON REFUNDABLE which is calculating on the day of... More

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Address: Torun Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ararat Hotel 2*
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