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Faros Hotel Sultanahmet

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Divan Yolu 76 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
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Ranked #135 of 912 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is well located, close to all the major attractions and a tram stop nearby. The staff were all very helpful and friendly. However the rooms we stayed in were ready for an update, particularly the bathrooms. Breakfast was basic.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The only plus point this hotel has is a great location, right in the heart of sultanahmet; where you have hazia Sofia, blue mosque or sultanahmet mosque and the grand bazaar, spies bazaar literally at 10-15 minutes walking distance. Also, the city tram station is right opposite to the hotel which makes travelling to other parts of Istanbul quite easy... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The great location of this boutique hotel is absolutely idea with the tram at the door and so close to the heart of where a visitor wants to be with walking to far be it shopping or visiting the sights. The restaurant is adequate and generally full, rooms are compact, most with balconies to view the action of the street... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is in an excellent location in the Sultanahmet district in central Istanbul. A short walk to a choice of 2 train stations. Walking to all major attractions and a huge number of restaurants to choose from. BUT the only rooms that have balcony with floor to ceiling windows and door are in the 4th Floor at the front... More

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Zabrze, Poland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there in February 2012. The hotel is in a good location - best places in the city just few steps from here. The room design was also not so bad. These were the good things, now the bad ones: - breakfast was poor. On Saturday they were late with serving it! - in the room, instead of heating,... More

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New York City, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 5 day stay was terrific. The staff is very helpful. We had a regular third floor room which was clean and spacious and they gave us a large bottle of water each day. Breakfast was delicious-lots of fresh fruit, and we ate several dinners outside at the hotel's restaurant. Food was great and had a big selection. This hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hotel to stay in, especially for first time visitors to Istanbul. You are walking distance from everything - the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, etc. There is a tram stop right outside of the hotel and it is easy to get to from the airport and accessible to all other parts of the city.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great, near the blue mosque and the bazar and its quite cheap for a city center hotel! The room was good, but didn't like the bathroom - i had that sensation that wasnt clean enough because we had the misfortune of having hairs and dark stains in our bed sheets when we arrived. The manager solved it... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to be in the thick of the action, this is the place. However, having written that, there is the tram running outside the hotel and if your room faces the front and you are a light sleeper, it could use you some concerns. Initially we were in room 102 and as I could not sleep the first... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay in this boutique hotel in Old Town Istanbul. The hotel is very centrally located, only 10 to 15 minutes of walking to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Tokapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar. This is an older hotel, but our room was clean, bright, and the room size was definitely above average. The hotel has a... More

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Address: Divan Yolu 76 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Faros Hotel Sultanahmet 4*
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