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Apricot Hotel

Amiral Tafdil Sok. No:18 D:2 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Ranked #251 of 912 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stay for 2 days, rooms are nice, big bathroom very clean. Nice breakfast, free wifi. The plus is the location (very center) and Hakan the owner wich give us a very professional city tour. He is also a super expert carpet guy if you need to buy one like we did!

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Moscow, Russia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

It's a small hotel that is not far from the old part of the city. We've stayed for 4 nights at first and one more night before we went back home. Hotel owner knows English well and can give u advice on what to visit, but not all the stuff understand English(so might be difficult at night if u have... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Attracted by good review by Facebook Friend, and we were not disappointed! Hakan and all other staff were very helpful, and when we changed our initial booking (from Booking.com to direct), he threw in free transfer from the Asian-side airport. Nice breakfast, fine room with balcony at rear (nice for drinks and for a pipe-smoker!). Stairs are steep with no... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

A friend found this hotel and stayed here a couple of weeks before us. We did not know what to expect and were very pleasantly surprised. The water was hot, the bathroom clean .the bed comfortable. What more could we want - actually we got more. Good breakfast and the manager, Hakan, and staff were very friendly and helpful. The... More

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Salviac, France
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

In March we made our first trip to Turkey and the Apricot was our first hotel. From the start, the staff were helpful. The Apricot is a small hotel conveniently located in the Sultanahmet. The staff are very helpful and especially so when one of us left an expensive piece of equipment and emailed to ask about it. Hakan and... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Lovely little hotel in a great location. Not the place for those that want a sterile, international hotel. This is a six room B&B set in a quiet street of hotels. In the room the drawers and doors didn't quite fit perfectly, but the furniture had character, the bed was comfortable, the room was clean and the water was hot.... More

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Kayakoy, Turkey
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15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Finally we made it to the Apricot Hotel. We had heard so much about other travelers in the past. The Apricot Hotel is more like a cult, a certain atmosphere you become a part of. It reminded me of the lovely small hotels in Paris in the 80's. Wooden creaking floors, a normal bed, some furniture that has aged, narrow... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This little gem was a great find. In addition to being very reasonable, it is well situated, about two blocks from the Blue Mosque, and three from the Topkapi Palace. We were greeted by their friendly staff, which included Osgur and Oskar, and they were very helpful in suggesting restaurants which were good, but not tourist traps. They had maps... More

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Address: Amiral Tafdil Sok. No:18 D:2 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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