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Sumahan on the Water

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kuleli Cad. No:51 Cengelkoy, Uskudar, Istanbul 34684, Turkey
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Ranked #97 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a family of 5 we stayed here in April 2014. It is a truly special place with wonderful rooms, charming staff and the most amazing views of Istanbul from the Asian side of the river. It is right on the banks of the Bosphorous so its position is unrivalled. It was wonderful to sit and have an early evening... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An old family-owned distillery on the Asiatic shore of the Bosphorus, two young architects with a dream, 25 years of challenges to overcome and so was realized the magnificent Sumahan on the Water Hotel in Istanbul. We had the pleasure of a double stay at the Sumahan Hotel during March-April 2014. Owner-architects, Mark and Nedret Butler, personally supervised and/or attended... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you find a place that seems to have it all - How Nice! Researching locations and trying to make the right decision of Asian or European side was challenging, but in the end we made the right one. Our goal was to have a good location, a place to chill, nice amenities and service - When you get an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 9 days in a loft suite with my wife. It is the best you can find, it has an access to garden which is directly on the bosophorus water...wanderful for couples. Also, the suite was very nice and couzy...ul

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an incredible property! The waterfront is amazing, something you will not find in ANY OTHER Istanbul hotel! The rooms are modern with acknowledgements to its historic past - it used to be a distillery! A great mix of exposed brick, steel, and wood makes for a perfect loft style room in my books. Staff is incredibly friendly and over... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed only for 1 night in September for our wedding anniversary.Our room had a fantastic view.I think it is the best place for a romantic stay.The breakfast was plentiful.Only dissapointment was the poor facilities in the room.There may be a coffee machine in the room as most of the hotels have one in Europe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Had a great 4 nights here recently. Service was exemplary, the accomodation very comfortable and the views superb. You might think its a bit of a schlep to get from the hotel to the tourist attractions but in reality it was all rather easy. Hotel boat over there in the morning and then public ferry and taxi ride back. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed there only one night as a stopover towards the Middle East. Excellent location right upon the river, good transport facility through a private boat shuttle service towards the city centre, excellent restaurant, stylish room design. Perhaps a bit far from the main attractions but definitivley worth a visit.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This hotel was a lovely, clean and friendly small hotel. They catered for our every needs in a courteous manner. Breakfast was continental but they were happy to help with any other requests we wanted. The only downside for us (but we were visiting out of season - February) and maybe this does not apply in the summer months was... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We stayed for three nights in January and were very glad we chose Sumahan on the Water. Despite our initial worries about being on the Asian side of the Bosphorus away from the main tourist sites and a two hour taxi ride from the airport to get there, our fears were quickly allayed. Although it was January and the hotel... More

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Also Known As:
Sumahan On The Water Hotel Istanbul
Sumahan On The Water Istanbul
Address: Kuleli Cad. No:51 Cengelkoy, Uskudar, Istanbul 34684, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#56 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#202 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#251 Family Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sumahan on the Water 4*
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