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Terrace Guesthouse

Certificate of Excellence
Kutlugun Sok. No:39 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Terrace Guesthouse
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a couple years since my visit, and the hospitality offered by Dogan and Kemal is still top class. Clean and comfortable, this place offers great ambience in the old part of Istanbul. A roof-top breakfast experience is true icing on the cake. Handy to all sites and restaurants this hotel is top value for money. I just love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were referred to the Terrace by a friend who said the owner and manager/receptionist had been very helpful to her as well as other traveling friends in the past. We could have done cheaper, we could have done glitzier, but we went with the idea of kindness, helpfulness and warm greetings. We were not disappointed! Kemal, the receptionist seemed... More 

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Loosdorf, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Dogan bey and his team made it possible, that even with a group of multipy sensorial disabled (no wheelies!) people we could visit Istanbul. They found a home there for a week and memories that still accompany them now, over two years ago. Also as privat guests we have been there many times now. And each time it was a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Terrace Guesthouse the late 90s and returned for 5 days in early September this year. Sometimes places are not as good as you remember, however Terrace is every bit as good as we remembered and more! Thank you Dogan, Kemal & Nelly for your wonderful hospitality and assistance, we loved our stay. Spotlessly... More 

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Turin, Piemonte, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Just a week.2 families 4 kids-------. a very positive experience..the location is just splendid, nice atmosphere inside...very warm welcome from so good people like Dogan, Kemal and the very kind Nelly..... the rooms are little but with all comfort... the breakfast is essential but in a very good way.......the view fo Bosforo and Aya Sofya and Blue Mosque are breathless........just... More 

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Trondheim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Stayed there for 2 weeks in august. Everything was perfect, room very clean, breakfast excellent with fabulous view over Aya Sofia and the blue mosque. Location cannot get any better, If you want a home right in the middle of the sultanahmet district, this is the place. Superb guiding by Dogan and Kemal if you need any advice, also on... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Several years ago my husband and I spent our honeymoon in Istanbul at the Terrace. This time I returned with my mother and sister and enjoyed sharing this special place with them.. Dogan and Kemal went out of their way to make us feel at home. Bus tickets to Kas were purchased for us in advance to insure seats and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I returned to the Terrace Guesthouse several times in the past two months as its always a pleasure to stay there. There is a great deal of competition in Sultanmet nowadays but I keep on coming back because of the location and the honesty and trustworthiness of the owner Dogan and the manager Kemal. Dogan and Kemal are more than... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Rooms with magnificent views especially the top room, great breakfast in a beautiful sunny place over looking the Bosporus, air conditioning for easy sleeping, in a quiet street with little street noise, beautiful carpets lining most walls, very clean bathrooms and rooms but the best thing about this guesthouse was the friendliness of Dogan who was always willing to help... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Such a friendly welcome from Dogan and Kemal, after their helpful emails answerig my queries about avoiding queues for museums, Topkapi and Hagia Sophia by buying museum passes. And once we arrived they helped us with so much more - where to eat, where to shop, tram routes etc. – nothing was too much trouble. We were entranced by the... More 

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