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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 886 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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95 reviews 95 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can only agree with most other reviewers in that this is an excellently located hotel for all the major sites, the rooms are very agreeable and so are the staff. HOWEVER, the food lets it down; boring, bland and unimaginative. Our party was late arriving on the first evening and dinner was served at about 9.30p.m. Imagine how we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, 5 min walk to lots of sites and only 10 to the Grand Bazaar and spice markets. Plenty of yummy places to eat near by and very friendly and helpful staff at reception. A 10min walk to Galata bridge where the fish roll is a must to try!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Location is perfect - just 7 minutes walk from aya sofia. Hotel provided transfer from air port free and to airport for 10 liras. Recepcion staff advised us what to see, what kind of trips are available and organized all the thing. As to me trip nr6 from the broshure was not so good because much time was wasted on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ive been here fore 3 nights,and ecerything was just great. They give you gidts when you check in and check out,and all the tine they try to make you feel like youre at your home. Staff is always willing to help for orientation in Istanbul,while the loxation is just perfect (close to Topkapi Palace and Haghia Sophia) Rooms were very... More

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a real gem in an excellent location. My sister in law and myself more than enjoyed our 5 night stay in this great hotel. We were greeted at the airport then by the excellent reception staff who supplied us with a welcome drink, a small gift, maps and very useful details about Istanbul. Our room was spotless... More

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11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel certainly lived up to all the good reviews I had read. The position is excellent, in a pedestrian street lined with restaurants near Gulhane Park. It is only 1 short block from the major tram line which takes you to all the major sites in the old city and to the Grand Bazaar or to Dolmabahce Palace if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the hotel through good ratings of tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. Hospitality was there by well trained staff and the feel of the hotel seemed to be of a well founded establishment. Our pleasent experience with the hotel started before or stay. We were in the vicinity before we booked so dropped by. Hotel was little off... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

A friend and I met up in Istanbul for a few days of vacation and chose the Hotel Sapphire based on previous positive reviews. Overall, I would say that we made a good choice and that the reviews for the hotel are accurate. We stayed in a twin room that was a bit on the small side based on North... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

While the hotel room itself was average in terms of decor, the room was neat and tidy. I did have an issue with my shower not draining and the water not being hot. However, when I told the staff, they got right on it, and by the time I returned from sightseeing, everything was fixed and running smoothly! The real... More

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Paris, France
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The hotel is quite good. The service and the personal of the hotel is very friendly and hospital. We had a worm greeting with a small present at the moment of check-in, and checking out of the hotel. The breakfast is perfect: a great variety of everything. A small bemol: the rooms are quite small and dark even in the... More

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  • Blue mosque(27)
  • Very good(14)
  • Breakfast buffet(12)
  • Turkish delight(11)
  • Great location(11)
  • Friendly and helpful(10)
  • Topkapi palace(10)
  • Old city(9)
  • Swimming pool(8)
  • Grand Bazaar(8)

Additional Information about Hotel Sapphire

Address: Ibn-i Kemal Cad. No:14 D:16 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sirkeci , Sultanahmet - Old City
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#37 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#39 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#44 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#47 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#98 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sapphire 4*
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