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Sumahan on the Water

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kuleli Cad. No:51 Cengelkoy, Uskudar, Istanbul 34684, Turkey
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Ranked #87 of 930 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous place to stay in Asian part of Istanbul. I found the relaxation and harmony during my stay in here. The staff is friendly and professional, ready to help you 24 hours a day. The view especially at night is unbelievable, amazing bridge view. The room is excellent. Cold weather, firer place and big ships traveling ,birds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a room that opened onto the Bosporus and this hotel delivers with every room opening up on the strait. Elegant little hotel with excellent service and wonderful restaurants on site. Fell asleep to the site of the Bosporus Bridge's light display and woke up to the freighters making their way to the Black Sea. Large casement windows open... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small gem of a hotel. On the banks of the Bosphorus, on the Asian side with a complimentary boat shuttle to take you to the usual sights of Istanbul. The rooms are very well appointed with views across the Bosphorus, a tract of water where just to watch all the ships passing and the endless activity is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are fed up with international hotel chains and you are looking for a very special hotel in the magnificent City of Istanbul you should consider the Sumahan on the Water in Çengelkoy. It is situated on the Asian side of the Bosphorus close to the First Bosphorus Bridge. It was designed by a delightful couple, who both are... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful hotel. The view and location on the Bosphorus really make this place. Our room was lovely, thoughtfully decorated and the bed and bathroom were delightful. But the view from the window...wow!! We watched the sunsets over the Bosphorus and the distant minarets of Istanbul while hearing the call to prayer echo around - simply magical! Breakfast is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

You might not find the things you are used to find at four seasons or ciragan kempinski but depending on what you are looking for, you might end up getting more. You will be sitting 10 meters away from the Bosphorus when you are sitting at your room terrace. Trust me that is going to be an experience. Çengelköy is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a family event that we had to attend in Istanbul after spending last 23 years in the US. To prevent being pulled into either of our families' homes, we chose Sumahan since we could travel to either house on the Anatolian side. From the greeting at the airport to the hotel, the transition was smooth and the personnel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We returned to this hotel for a special event and again were blown away by the accommodations as well as the food in their restaurants. The views from their Asian side of the Bosphorus (with water lapping at the lawn) are very special and always entertaining. This is a highclass hotel in the best sense of the word.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We spent 3 days at this hotel on the Asian side of Istanbul. This is the first time we have stayed on the Asian side. This is a small 5 star boutique hotel, that is absolute stunning. This hotel is everything you look for in a 5 star hotel. Service is excellent. Rooms are spacious and quality. We had breakfast... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

When we visited Istanbul in the past we always stayed at the known and justifiably well-regarded hotels on the European side of the city. Having been captivated by the fascinating sites on the Asian side, we decided to look into a hotel there. We found Sumahan. What a find!! Sophisticated, modern, yet comfortable. Our beautifully appointed bi-level room had chairs... More

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Address: Kuleli Cad. No:51 Cengelkoy, Uskudar, Istanbul 34684, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sumahan on the Water 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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