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Ahmet Efendi Evi

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Cankurtaran Mah. Keresteci Hakki Sok. No:31 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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Ranked #28 of 752 Istanbul B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I reserved this room based on Trip Advisor ratings, quoted price, and responsiveness of correspondence. Generally I was satisfied with my stay. It's a family establishment and they are friendly and efficient.. It' a ten minute walk to all the major sights and a few minutes away from many other hotels. However it is literally "on the other side of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We found this small hotel after Expedia for some unexplained reason canceled a confirmed reservation without advising us. Only had 24 hours advance notice before landing in Istanbul. Located in Sultanahmet area just a short three or four block walk to Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern and Haija Sophia and maybe 15 minutes walk to the Grand Bazaar. The owner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

After arriving in Istanbul on a 20 hour layover with no hotel plans (turkish air did not follow through on the complementary hotel they offer) I got online and booked a stay at this B&B just hours before checking in. They must check emails often, because when I arrived the staff was very welcoming and completely prepared. My room had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

In a quiet area, I did get a little more of what I had paid for! Clean room, of a 'Boutique Hotel' (which for me means an upper class pension) 5 min (or less) from Hagia Sofia & BlueMosque, and 6 min from tram SultanAhmet stop. Thanks AhmedEfendiEvi team !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

From the super-friendly way you are treated by the staff, to the 24-hour "front-desk" service, to the pleasantly-appointed rooms, this boutique "hotel" is like a true guesthouse from a bygone era of hospitality! The location in the Old City (Sultanahmet/Fatih area) is a few minutes walk to the major tourist attractions--and to the tram for easy access to other areas--yet... More

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We very much enjoyed staying at this B+B. Good value. Rooms (we had) were tiny, but since we were there only to sleep, it was all what we needed. Extremely nice owner. Breakfast adequate. Great central location in a reasonably quiet neighbourhood. Rightly priced. Definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We had a most enjoyable 5 night stay. Mehdi (the owner) and Jousef catered for all our needs. On arrival, Mehdi gave a full briefing on the tourist attractions of Istanbul. He handed us complimentary transport cards, gave us a short walking tour of the immediate area and briefed us about the transport system and how to put money on... More

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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We stayed in this B&B for 5 nights this past May and were extremely happy with our selection. Reasonably priced, very clean, quiet, safe and, importantly, only minutes from main tourists sites in Sultanahmet. Our room was spacious (bedroom and a living room) and very comfortable. The breakfasts were great and we were impressed by the helpful and courteous staff.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Close enough to main sites and in a quiet area. Rooms are small and an extra three inches on the shower curtain could have solved some flooding. The common area also doubles as reception and breakfast. We have been travelling in turkey and Romania for 3 weeks and may not have been ready for Istanbul prices but I could not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

First of all I want to thank Yusuf for his warm welcome and excellent service during our stay at the end of mai. (Only negative point:) before arrival I sent an email with some questions about transportation to the hotel and about the rooms. I got a long email back but only with commercial answers, not really helpfull. Upon arrival... More

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Also Known As:
Ahmet Efendi Evi Hotel
Ahmet Efendi Evi Hotel Istanbul
Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Keresteci Hakki Sok. No:31 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet - Old City
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Ranked #28 of 752 B&Bs / Inns in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ahmet Efendi Evi 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
AHMET EFENDI EVI IS SITUATED IN THE HEART OF ISTANBUL, in what is known as the Cankurtaran area. This is one of the oldest Byzantine towns and is at the heart of the Sultanahmet area. We are located about 20m away from Akbiyik Mosque, which was established in 1453, making it one of the first mosques to be built after the conquest of Constantinople on May 29th 1453. ... more   less 
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