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Hotel Sapphire

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ibn-i Kemal Cad. No:14 D:16 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey (Sirkeci)
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Ranked #63 of 917 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kyrenia District, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hotel Sapphire for 3 nights in August 2014. We were collected from the airport with a free transfer and the welcome from the hotel staff was very warm. We were sat down and given some peach juice and Turkish delight, and we were given advice about what do do in Istanbul and also given a map of... More

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were eight of us (family and friends) who booked four rooms at the Sapphire two months prior to our visit to Istanbul. The entire process led by Mr Evsen was very positive and easy. Even better was our actual stay in the hotel from 17 to 21 Aug 2014. Sapphire is an excellent hotel, very well located (10-20 mins... More

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We picked this hotel based on the number and quality of reviews and were not disappointed. We were greeted at the airport and had a shuttle van to the hotel. This was very welcome after a long, connecting flight (of course, now Turkish Airlines flies direct from Boston, but not then). The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Our room,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the hotel sapphire for three days on a stopover on the way to Dubai. I made my decision based on how good the reviews were and I certainly was not disappointed. My airport pickup arrived on time and I was brought to the hotel at about 1 o'clock in the morning. Mustapha the receptionist was very helpful... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel Sapphire was better then a 5 star airport hotel we booked for our final night in Istanbul. My partner and I stayed at Sapphire for 5 nights and very much enjoyed our stay. We had a very warm welcome by the reception staff, even though it was almost midnight, and this excellent service continued throughout our stay. Our room... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights at the end of May. The hotel has a great location in Sultanahmet, only 2 blocks away from Gülhane tram station and walking distance from the main tourist spots of Istanbul. The rooms aren't big but they're very clean and comfortable. They even have a kettle and tea set with a complimentary... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived early off a cruise ship for one night and staff were very accommodating. Handy to all the old town tourist sights. Nice restaurants all around. Room was ok for one night. Not on the street side so nice and quiet. Breakfast was very Turkish. Downside was finding the place - taxi driver had difficulty locating it - on a... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights after having chosen hotel following TripAdvisor reviews. The hotel is extremely well located for many of the tourist attractions without the need to use the transport system. The downside of the hotel is the lack of attention to detail when it comes to cleaning the room. If you are prepared to overlook some of the cleaning... More

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Mykonos, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights in Saphire Hotel with 4 of our friends, we all had a great stay. Centrally located, rich breakfast buffet, nice indoor heated pool, sauna, accommodating reception desk, clean room and a really comfy bed. What else can someone ask for 75 Euros per night? Great value for money. Would definitely visit again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good hotel! Perfect location, 10 min to all mosques, parks and topkhane. Many restorans, many mini shops and gift shops, also the bosphorus is near, also 10 min walk! Tram is 2 minutes walk, and you reach other side only in 20 minutes! Bazaars are also very near. I recommend this hotel for those, who like to walk,... More

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Address: Ibn-i Kemal Cad. No:14 D:16 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sirkeci , Sultanahmet - Old City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sapphire 4*
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