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Hippodrome Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mimar Mehmet Aga Cad. No:38 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #364 of 917 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Galesburg, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself, my wife and 2 daughters stayed here in December 2013 for 3 nights. Great location, comfortable rooms and friendly staff. Whenever we wanted to go see something the staff would help arrange transportation for us. Price was reasonable and they provided transportation to and from the airport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

stayed here for 3 nights enjoyed a free upgrade to a suite. view of the sea and the blue mosque was majestic. i am a traveller and also an owner of a hostel so i look at the cleanliness first to which i found was fantastic. great spot for you to do shopping because it walkable. great spot for you... More

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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My adult daughter and i stayed 4 nights here. For less than USD $100/night, the location is superb, the view from the roof includes looking out over The Bosporus in one direction and at the Blue Mosque in the other. The breakfast is extensive and well prepared. The room was as promised, two twin beds, air conditioning that worked very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Situated right in the middle of everything .over looks the majestic Blue Masque. Close to the grand bazaar. Had some issue with the rooms AC And were upgraded to a beautiful nd Cosy room on the top floor over looking the MASQUE. And the sea on the other end . The buffet breakfast could have a few more dishe's but... More

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This hotel is in a good location however the hotel is poor. My room was not too clean. There were hairs under the pillows and the quilt needed a clean- many stains. The staff were not very friendly and when I arrived a customer was asking to be moved because his room was disgusting - the worst he had ever... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights, we booked in the hotel, but we were given bigger rooms in the Hippodrome Apart as they were empty. My brother booked a single room, but they upgraded him to a double room with a balcony with wonderful sea views free of charge. The staff are incredibly warm and friendly, they made our stay... More

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Muscat, Oman
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The reception is a small office in two or three buildings away from the "rooms". The restaurant is basically a pub that is located a few buildings away from the "rooms". The Rooms. Too tight. Too expensive. The room is smelly. The carpets were rotten and black. We booked for a suit and we got a very tiny room and... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in a double room that was a really small budget room that looks an NOTHING like the pics on the web. The breakfast is over the road on the terrace at a sister hotel (?) and also looks NOTHING like the pice on the web. The saving grace is that it is in a GREAT spot... More

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Like all the other visitors at this hotel, they moved us to another room. The room and service was really good but for that price is was not worth it. The place is really close to sultanahmet and the hagia sophia mosque.

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Bristol, England
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We've stayed here before and were happy to return on a flight+hotel package from BA. We stayed in the hotel's apartments - across the road from the main hotel, and these have been updated since our last visit; double-glazing reduces any road noise, and the bathrooms have been updated. Also found the aircon quiter than in many more modern hotels.... More

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Address: Mimar Mehmet Aga Cad. No:38 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hippodrome Hotel 3*
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