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Apricot Hotel

Amiral Tafdil Sok. No:18 D:2 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey (Sultanahmet - Old City)
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Ranked #236 of 943 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Istanbul for the first time and stayed in the Sultanahmet district. We booked the Apricot, a small, well located hotel that we have no hesitation in going back to or recommending. The staff were friendly and helped us with transportation and information. Our was room comfortable and clean, the breakfasts nice, and we walked all over the city.

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have stayed at The Apricot Hotel many times during the past 8 years. We opted for The Apricot because it is quiet. The staff at The Apricot is cordial and greets you with a family atmosphere. The breakfast is delicious, but simple.

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Cincinnati OH
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a small family owned and run value hotel. It is on a quiet street (and area) easily within walking distance to all major old city sites. Many restaurants nearby. The hotel is a bit 'worn' and in need of some repair, updating and attention to detail. That said, our room & bath were clean. The breakfast was traditional... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This small friendly boutique hotel is nestled right in the heart of Istanbul. Just a 5 minute walk to the Blue Mosque, Haghiya Sophiya, and just a 10 minute walk to Topkapi Palace. A plethora of delicious restaurants surround the hotel. The hotel staff are among the friendliest and most helpful in the world! They truly define customer service. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lovely hotel in really great location near all the tourist sites. Friendly and helpful staff, delicious breakfast, small but very clean rooms. Check out the owner's vintage kilim rugs and pillow covers--really unique pieces and great prices. I hope to visit Istanbul again soon!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

What a great hotel this is and such helpful people. Location is lovely. 5 minutes walking to Blue mosque, Haghiya Sophiya, Basilica Cistern, and 10 minutes to Topkapi Palace. A small hotel but a charming one. Ideal for people like me who like to stay at a quiet little place and roam around in the city. Rooms are basic but... More 

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

For the price, this is a 5+ but there was a big glitch in the beginning. We had arranged the free transfer from the airport (we stayed 4 nights) and emerged tired and glad for an easy first step into Istanbul. It was not to be. Our name was no where so we waited, thinking that perhaps our flight was... More 

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New Delhi, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We are three friends who stayed at Apricot Hotel for four nights recently. We had booked in advance and upon arrival the room was already prepared for three people, with the couch made into a bed. The location is great, a quick walk to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia. The WiFi was strong and breakfast was really quite nice.... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I can not recommend this little hotel highly enough. The rooms are spotless and the location is perfect. It is down a quiet street in the heart of historical Istanbul. What really sets it apart are the people who own and run the hotel. Hakan arranged all the internal flights for my family and everything he said he would do... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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29 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

this hotel is in a great quiet location in Sultnahmet; walking distance to many sites and shopping. Staff was friendly and helpful; breakfast was good; room was clean and well maintained with a little balcony and a great shower. Decent AC and good wifi.

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Address: Amiral Tafdil Sok. No:18 D:2 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet - Old City
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Apricot Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Istanbul
#59 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#182 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#225 Family Hotel in Istanbul

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