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Tulip Guesthouse

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Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No : 19 Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34121, Turkey
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Ranked #67 of 938 Istanbul B&B and Inns
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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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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great choice for budget travelers, as it looks like a students' dorm - and the atmosphere is really cool! Small rooms (no tv, no safety box); very steep stairs to get up to the "terrace", which is actually a kitchen on the top floor with 2 big windows. In the morning you will find an extremely kind Turkish woman who... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom and I stayed here for about a week and it was a really good hotel. Esin and the other staff were very nice. It is quiet in the rooms but the hotel is near activity and people. The staff will help you with tours and special stuff around the city.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at The Tulip Guest House this past week with friends and was greeted with the warmest welcome by Esin. The rooms are clean and the staff if very accommodating offering laundry services, recommendations, and daily breakfast on the top floor with a beautiful view. Esin answered all of questions with enthusiasm and a big smile, and helped us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tulip guesthouse was amazing!!! The location is right near all the big tourist hotspots and it's right on a street with tons of places to eat on the roof and see the beautiful view!! The rooms were awesome and esin was amazing! She gave us great advice on places to eat and see! She makes tulip guesthouse great!! Breakfast is... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This was the best deal we could find near Blue mosque. Hotel is run by a family. Staff are super friendly and polite. There's great view from the top floor where they serve delicious breakfast that's included in price.

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Kharkiv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The hosts of this place make it really special. Esin is a charming lady, always doing her best to help and assist us. Hostel facilities are new and nice, the rooms are cleaned daily and the terrace breakfast is plentiful. This hostel is an excellent deal, highly recommend to stay here.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Booked this charming place online. After booking I received an email with an offer for a "comfort room" upstairs for an extra 10 Euros. I agreed to this and was glad I did. Our room was larger than the rooms downstairs with a little corner with a table and two chairs. Lovely view over the rooftops to the Bosporus. It's... More 

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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Merely few minutes walk from the famous attractions in sultanahmet, it is a clean, cozy and comfortable guesthouse. The management was very helpful, courteous and professional. The rooms, though small, are very clean and well maintained. I stayed with my wife in Apr 15 and enjoyed our stay with them. Recommended, if you are on budget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A manager of the hotel Ms. Esin Sengul and all staff turned out to be very kind and careful. We thank them for making our staying pleasant and easy. The location of the hotel is perfect, because it is situated in few minutes from Sultanahmet Square - a heart of the old city.

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Great location, only 5 minute walk to Ayasofia and the Blue Mosque, in a quiet area. Great staff, very friendly and willing to help. Although the rooms are small, they are very clean. Comfortable beds. Free wi-fi. Good breakfast: awesome home-made jams: Definitely a good choice for a wonderful holiday!

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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