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Sumahan on the Water

#111 of 992 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Kuleli Cad. No:51 Cengelkoy, Uskudar, Istanbul 34684, Turkey
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Ranked #111 of 992 Hotels in Istanbul
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are coming from the US, this is the perfect place to meet Istanbul giving you time to decompress, adjust to the jet lag, eat great seafood, and enjoy waking up to the rippling waves of the call to prayer up and down the shoreline followed by breakfast on the Bosphorus. Spend a couple nights with jaunts on their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Splendid hotel with excellent rooms with views of the Bosphorous. The staff did all they could to make our stay comfortable. We took the hotel's ferry to Kabatas walked up to Taksim Square then down Iskalili to the Galata Tower and bridge. From there a taxi, TL20, to Kuruceme for the return ferry to the hotel. Would recommend at Kurecesme... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

this hotel is perfect for person who want to enjoy the bousphore view and have relax time. It is hostrical building with great facilities and decoration to feel warm , relax and quiet atmospher. you will enjoy the breakfast with limited and tables not as crowded hotel with big hall and many peoples. there are famous resturant in the hotel... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is a boutique hotel, right at the Bosporus with very good service from all the staff, good breakfast and really stunning views from the room but also at the terrace that is literally on the water (when some boats cross Bosporus too fast you can get the waves washing the terrace...). Solid 5 stars for me, just careful with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights as a party of 8 with ages from 8 to about 70. Sumahan is a very well run boutique hotel with excellent levels of service. Rooms are very well appointed. Nothing was too much of a problem for them as we changed our plans frequently. The Hamam in the basement is particularly good Highly recommended... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We arrived to a free upgrade to a loft suite, and when they opened our doors, the views were just spectacular: right out into a garden overlooking the Bosphorus. We had dinner at their restaurant, tapasuma, which was delicious (and well priced). The fireplace in the room made for a cozy evening. The breakfast was delicious, and the ferry trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Rooms are nicely designed and decorated, silent, comfortable, truly romantic and elegant. Even bathroom has the fascinating Bosporus view. Reception was kind and helpful. Do not have high expectations for breakfast :)

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Sumahan on the Water is a charming boutique hotel on the Asian side of Istanbul. Aside from the friendly staff and the great food, the view was unparalleled. I woke up to a view of the Galata Bridge and the glistening waters of the Bosphorus, along with sailboats lazily crossing the river. Breakfast by the water was nice and relaxing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

For a few days this is the perfect, 'peaceful' hotel from which to explore busy Istanbul. The conversion of the old industrial building to a stylish hotel has been done beautifully and it is easy to feel comfortable and relaxed. The room we stayed in had a fire place and the staff were happy to come and light a welcoming... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Every rooms has a very good see view and clean fresh air. The design is casual chic especially the terrace by the sea. All dining rooms are beautiful. Breakfast is excellent. SERCAN, the receptionist is very helpful and willing to help us all the time. Such a wonderful hotel!

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