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Faros Hotel Sultanahmet

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Divan Yolu 76 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By far, Faros is located on the best location a tourist can ask in Istanbul. Close to all attraction, restaurant and Tram station. Whole city is just a few mins walk or a tram ride away. Rooms are small but very practical and clean. Service varies from best to worst. breakfast was forgettable but they were very kind to prepare... More

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Santorini, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel. Clean and nice rooms. Very good breakfast. The hotel also serves lunch and dinner as it also works as a restaurant with big and tasty plates. The most important thing is that you are 5' walking from the old town and Hagia Sophia, Topkapi, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazzar and 2' away is the tram station which can... More

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A Manchester Man
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Istanbul several times but wanting a hotel close to the old city (the Sultanahmet) led me to choose the Faros. Its only a small hotel but has very friendly staff who are always happy to give, supply, arrange, book or recommend all things connected with Istanbul. The rooms are only small but clean, well appointed and adequate.... More

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good place to stay - close to all the attractions - the tram stop just a few meters away which makes getting to other attractions such as the spice market, the ferries and the Grand Bazaar so easy - Also very safe place to stay. The only issue I had was that I asked for a double bed... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed in faros sultan ahmed hotel for 7 days and we liked our stay alot. The staff were very nice and helpful and ready to answer any question or concern we have. when we fisrt came they asked us to have a seat and have something to drink (Coffee or Tea) while our room gets ready. the location of... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The hotel was excellent. The hospitality, the service, the food, the atmosphere, etc, Everything was perfect. We would recommend to anyone. We went from the UK on 05/03/2014 and stayed until 09/03/2014.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

I've wanted to go to Istanbul my entire and life and decided to go on a whim, last minute with 12 hours notice. I got a package deal with Faros as the hotel. Made for the Idyllic trip! Its in the best location- center of everything- so I got to hit my goal of seeing all the majour sites. Tons... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

My daughter and I have just returned from a four day trip to Istanbul. We just loved this hotel ...the rooms are so comfortable and the staff , the best ever. The location is absolutely perfect on a charming street and at walking distance from the major sites of interest. We were welcomed by Mr Zulkuf who immediately made us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We took advantage of Turkish Airlines low winter airfares and booked a trip to Italy. On our return we over nighted in Istanbul at Faros Hotel in Sultanahmet. Mr. Serhat greeted us warmly and gave us many tips for seeing the highlights of Istanbul in our one day. He went over and above in his help to us since our... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed at the Faros Hotel for a 5 day trip to Istanbul. At first we thought it wasn’t very impressive due to the counter being very unusual however we were surprised to the level of service we received once we stayed the first night. Room service was amazing, housekeeping would clean our room every day without fail, the facilities... More

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Additional Information about Faros Hotel Sultanahmet

Also Known As:
Istanbul Faros Hotel
Address: Divan Yolu 76 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#38 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#65 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#102 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#163 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Faros Hotel Sultanahmet 4*
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