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Star Hotel Istanbul

Akbiyik cad. No:10 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Rohtak, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I stayed for 2 nights during a business visit to Istanbul. I would say the hotel was decent and good enough for my purpose. I went there during off season, and the weather was at its lowest point, so couldn't expect much from them. Quality of rooms and service was very good at this price.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The view on the Bosporus, Blue Mosque and Aya Sophia are great from the roof terrace. Friendly and service minded staff. Its not the best and cleanliest hotel in the area, but considering the A+ location affordable prices and friendly staff its great value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I stayed here as a solo traveller. The staff were amazingly helpful from the front desk to the bar. It was walking distance to most things and the guys showed me where to go on the map and helped me book a tour. I would stay here again. It was noisy but I imagine any hotel in this area would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Excellent location... Great service...decent breakfast... Very nice for the amount of money that I paid .it was more than I expected very clean room the breakfast was ok and the view was amazing .. I will defiantly recommend this hotel .....

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Disappointed to find this hotel noisy because of the location over lively bars, etc. into the wee hours. Also didn't feel the rooms, breakfast, etc. were up to the same standards we had found after 3 weeks of travel thru various parts of Turkey staying in similar priced or cheaper hotels.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights in July 2014. The hotel and rooms were very clean, although the toilet in our room seemed to be slowly leaking water from somewhere. You should be aware that due to the historic nature of the building this hotel does not have an elevator, which I think is the norm for smaller hotels in this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We stayed in Star hotel for 7 nigths and had amazing experience that could not be described with words.. First location excellent, very very clean room, breakfast very nice on the roof.. And stuff amazing, polite :) Big thanks goes to Oktay, Haldun,Soner, Mesut and Ekrem who made our trip to Istanbul better than we could imagine :) we strongly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I cannot express enough,how superb the hospitality was at Star Hotel.The staff are extremely amiable and helpful.The breakfast preperation and serving was delightful.It was ,for my children and I,home away from home.I would recommend no other hotel.Star made our adventure in Istanbul so perfect. Look forward to this forthcoming summer with much anticipation :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

What a wonderful place. My wife and I recently enjoyed an idyllic three-night stay at Star. The rooms were clean, well outfitted, and charming. The hotel is ideally located in Sultanahmet within a short walking distance of Istanbul's major (and quite majestic!) sites. More than anything else, we appreciated the service. The service staff and hotel owner were wonderfully friendly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

went to their official website and booked a night's stay and got the email with the confirmation of my reservation. I called them later on to find out best way to travel to their htl from the airport and they told me they are fully booked and had to cancel my reservation. screwed up online booking. called them to confirm... More 

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starhotelistanbul, Yönetici at Star Hotel Istanbul, responded to this review

This is a review we got from the guest who have nevern stayed in our hotel. We are a boutique homey hotel located in very central located in Istanbuls old city. It is a very biğ pleasure for us if ourt guest leave from our hotel hapy and with boutifull memories. If would also be please if this guest stayed... More 

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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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