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Ottoman Hotel Imperial

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Caferiye Sok. No:6 D:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Have stayed here from 16-18December'14. The hotel is strategically located closely to the mosques, churches, museums, tram and eating area. They are just a walking distance to each other. I like it a lot cos the hotel is on a quiet lane (but very safe to walk at night) just off the main road. The staff were friendly and helpful.... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Nurelbi, Thank you very much for sharing this post regarding your stay in December. It is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your time with us and loved the location as well as the breakfast and rooms. In relation to our staff, we try our best to help our guests make the most out of Istanbul during... More 

Calgary, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

In terms of location -- you can't beat it. Helpful staff. Breakfast buffet is average for the price - I would have expected better from the "luxury" rating. The rooms are smallish (as least mine was) and be prepared for paper thin walls -- especially if you're near the elevator as my friends were. That, combined with neighbours who's snoring... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear K2Cal, Thank you so much indeed for having completed such a constructive review regarding your recent stay with us. We are deeply sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience regarding the sleep quality. We would like to take the opportunity to sincerely apologize to you for not living up to your expectations on behalf of the team in relation... More 

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It was the second time in Istanbul, I really enjoyed staying at Ottoman Hotel Imperial. They have lovely staff, location is superb just next to Hagia Sophia, looking over this old mosque/church at night from our room when it is lit up was surreal. Their restaurant is really good in a lovely garden. By the way, thank you guys at... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Tracey C, Hope all is well with you. Thank you so much for having completed this review regarding your stay with us. We are so glad to have heard that you have truly enjoyed your time at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial and that we could make contribution to your second visit to our beloved city. We would like to... More 

Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

As the other reviews attest, if you want to be in the center of the major tourist attractions such as the Hagia Dofia, the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, and the Bazaar, you would be hard pressed to find a better location. Besides location, the hotel is clean and actually with very attractively decorated rooms. The staff was friendly and... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear UpInTheAirProfessor, Thank you so much for completing this review regarding your recent stay with us. We are glad to have heard that you overall enjoyed your time at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial and that we could make a small contribution to your layover in the city. Regarding the inconvenience that you might have experienced, please kindly be informed that... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed at Ottoman Hotel Imperial for a week in mid december 2014 and were impressed by the staff members who were very nice, helpful and accommodating! Our room had gorgeous view and was very clean. Location of the hotel is very convenient to get around Sultanahmet district and very safe! We are very satisfied with our... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear RashidandEva, Hope this finds you well and greetings from Istanbul. Thank you so much indeed for taking the time to complete this review regarding your recent stay with us. We are so happy to have heard that you have truly enjoyed your time at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial and that we were able to make a small contribution to... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Incredibly, this hotel actually faces the back of one of Istanbul's main sites, the Hagia Sofia. The reception staff are smilingly helpful and the Visitors' service is excellent in helping you to work out your sight-seeing schedule and buying your tickets so that you don't waste any time in uncertainty. The hotel is within five minutes' walk of a tram... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for completing this review regarding your recent stay with us. We are so happy to have heard that you had a lovely stay with us and that we could make a small contribution to your short getaway to the city. In relation to our staff, we try our best to help our guests make... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great Location, hotel staff helpful, and nothing ever a problem. Fantastic breakfast, comfortable beds and honesty of staff. We accidentally left precious items in safe, hotel staff promptly sent them in a cab to airport! Thank you to Erhan for making this happen. A stressful situation easily rectified by staff. Can't wait to go back, 3 short nights not enough... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for completing this review regarding your recent stay with us. We are so happy to have heard that you had a lovely stay with us and that we could make a small contribution to your short getaway to the city We thank you so much for all these kind words on behalf of the... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

After a long trip, we had a short layover in Istanbul. This Hotel was perfect and an amazing value. By "amazing value", I mean we got to stay in a luxury hotel, with our own in-room hamman, free breakfast, and on a secret cobblestone street abutting the Hagia Sophia. By being centrally located, we were able to see as much... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Guest We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to complete this review regarding your recent stay with us. We are so happy to have heard that you enjoyed your time at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial Again we thank you for your nice comments and hope to host you again in the near future. Yours sincerely, Guest Relations... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a great hotel in so many ways. Fantastic location within walking distance of all the key sights. The staff is friendly, the room was clean, and the breakfast was delicious. A HUGE downside for us was that we ended up in a room in the rear wing of the hotel facing Alemdar Caddesi. This is a VERY loud... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Lee S, We do thank you for taking the time to complete a constructive review regarding your stay with us. We are deeply sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience regarding the sleep quality. We would like to take the opportunity to sincerely apologize to you for not meeting your needs on behalf of the team in relation to... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I picked this historical house hotel so that I could walk to many main attractions in Istanbul - Hagia Sophia was across the street, Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and the Roman Aqueduct were nearby. The Grand Bazaar was a 15 min walk, while the nearby efficient tram system took me to the Spice Bazaar, Orient Express Station & Museum,... More 

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having completed this review regarding your recent stay with us. We are so happy to have heard that you had a lovely stay with us and that we could make a small contribution to your short getaway in the city.In relation to our staff, we try our best to help our guests make the most... More 

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