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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 #218 of 956 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ankara, Turkey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is perfect for touring the major attractions. The owner speaks very good English and is very helpful in tour planning. Our group booked 2 rooms. Both were clean and comfortable. The buffet breakfast had a nice assortment of Turkish breakfast foods, fresh orange juice, and fresh cooked eggs. Transportation to the hotel was provided. Wireless internet was fast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is great (Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Hippodrome and Arasta Bazaar within a 5 min walk). The room was clean, cozy and warm in winter, the breakfast was basic but tasty (delicious cherry jam, coffee/Turkish tea and fresh orange juice every day). Wish everyone was as friendly and nice to us in Istanbul as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

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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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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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
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Istanbul
#56 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#174 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#189 Family Hotel in Istanbul

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