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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 #89 of 924 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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78 reviews 78 reviews
65 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Chicago, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The place is beautiful The staff were amazing The brerakfast is amazing, although I would have liked from Turkish breakfast........ It is far from the attractions, so use the boat and tram The amazing staff helped my wife help with a lost mobile phone, and they helped arrange for the taxi driver to the hotel and pass over the phone.... More

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Denville, New Jersey
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A year ago my daughter asked me what I wanted for my 70th birthday? I told her I would love to have my children (three) grandchildren (four ranging from 11 to 16), my friends from the UK, USA and Turkey at the Sumahan. A wonderful daughter that she is, she organized it all. Then I had some misgivings: Would my... 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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