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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 #64 of 912 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Asheville, North Carolina
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed for 12 days during our extended visit to Istanbul. Booking directly with the hotel was very easy and offered a great value. The staff was friendly, responsive and helpful in all aspects of the visit. On one evening we were having trouble understanding where to go for our restaurant reservation and the main desk person... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location is amazing, very central and easy access with tram everywhere! Buffet breakfast had a great selection plus a person who makes eggs to your request! Rooms are smaller, but they tell you that before you book as you are in the old part of town. Service-they treat you with kindness, respect as you are their friend. Nothing is too... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel advantages - location - location - location I don't think there is nothing more you can add maybe that the staff is very friendly (but like in the most of the hotels) Hotel disadvantages - noisy (you can hear your neighbors and everything they do) - tiny rooms - "crazy" elevator - basic breakfast (choice is ok ish, quality... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our week long trip to Istanbul thanks in large part to the Sapphire hotel. It is situated in the old city and is relatively small as compared to the hotel chains but it is charming, clean, the staff are friendly and breakfast is excellent. The rooms are fairly small but certainly adequate. Being in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great for visiting Istanbul for first time, with most of the touristic objectives in walking distance. The personnel was helpful and kind and the services were more than good. The breakfast combined wonderfully local and European foods.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I had an excellent 4 night stay at the Hotel Sapphire. It is relatively easy to find if you are arriving in the area via tram. The local shop and restaurant owners are very kind and can help point you in the right direction if you're lost. The hotel is very clean and situated in a perfect... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3 night stay with family on holiday. For a tourist class hotel, this place was great. Perfectly located for the sights. Remarkable breakfast, very friendly staff, and even a pool. Rooms clean. good ( and new) beds. Good bathroom - even free stuff !Price was good and they even arranged a couple of transfers for us. MUCH better than we... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A quaint, honest hotel with exceptionally kind staff. This was one of my favourite hotels of all time...and I have stayed at 4 Seasons, Le Sport, etc....The location is superb...always felt safe.. The rooms were clean;spotless. Shower was fabulous. Breakfast was incredible, and I am a vegetarian and gluten free...lots of choices. Hotel Sapphire with the location, staff, amazing vibe... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location superb for the major sights and local restaurants, you simply couldn't be better placed - when on a short visit you need to be able to get to the sights easily without hassle and from the Sapphire hotel you can walk and be in the hub of the beautiful history in minutes. The rooms are clean fresh we even... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Good - Hotel located in old city on a pedestrian friendly, no car street w/ lots of eateries and other hotels. The street and surrounding streets are very charming. Staff - always helpful, especially Hilal (spelling?) who was super sweet and helpful. When we landed he provided us a map and an intro to the city. He did try... 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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