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Old City Viva Hotel

Hoca Pasa Mah. Orhaniye Cad. No:20 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #453 of 1,005 Hotels in Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is very close the tramway station "sirkeci"and "marmaray" metro station.We have requested quiet room on the top floor also non -smoking. so we stayed at 505,on the fifth floor. The room was quiet large and cleaned every day. we stayed there 5 nights and really enjoyed.The staff is friendly and polite.The breakfast was enough various.I think I would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The location was simply the best, super close from the metro station "marmaray" and the tramvay station "sirkeci". The staff are super friendly and very welcoming. I really enjoyed my stay at the viva hotel and if I come to Istanbul again, I would definitely book in the viva hotel <3

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Kottayam, Kerala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is a great place right in the heart of Istanbul Medium budgrt hotel But very comfortable Very friendly staff Fantastic service Food is good but can be served bit warm as the weather is cold Taxi mam needs to be prompt But very very recommended

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great location.in the centre of sirkeci. just 10 minute walk to all the major sites no need for taxis. plenty of restaurants and cafes close by. We stayed in a room 101 with 4 single beds which was big enough for us and our luggage. Room was cleaned everyday and the linen were changed everyday , shower had hot water... More 

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Kabul, Afghanistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The hotel is situated strategically at the old city of Istanbul. Only walking distance to some famous tourist spots and to the beach which I love to see. Walking distance to one of the bridge and it was lovely just to pass by this bridge and looking at around you. Restaurants nearby are many. My birthday relaxing holiday is worthwhile.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Rather than stay in the Sultanahmet area by the Blue Mosque, I chose OCV because it's also close to the Golden Horn, Galata Bridge, Bosphorus boats, Spice Market and Topkapi. (Blue Mosque is till only 10-12 minute walk.) I was happy to find the area more "real," sitting on the border between tourist and local. Turn right out the front... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

At a very strategic location. Breakfast ok. The heating system not warm enough as it was 5c outside. The airport shuttle promised did not turn up. The bathroom sometimes smells.Lots of places to eat around the hotel. Walking distance to most of tourist attractions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It is a cozy hotel, not very spacious, but with clean rooms, good breakfast and excellent location. Majority of the Istanbul's sights are on a walking distance from Old City Viva Hotel. We stayed there in February, the weather was sunny, mostly, and we really enjoyed walking around this ancient part of Istanbul. The hotel provided transfer from Sabiha Gokcen... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I stayed in Viva Hotel this month for the first time. Overall I cannot say a bad word about it - reception staff were very nice and polite, great choice of breakfast, perfect location. The only and main reason for giving an average score is because of my bad experience with cleanliness of my room. I wasn't sure whether the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Friendly staff, excellent location near by sircecy tram and train (less than 5 minutes walk) and Gulhane tram station. sometimes we do walk to sultanahmed (depend on you) or you can take the tram. room size are good compare to old city hotels. The breakfast has good variety which meets the needs (not woow but good) we have requested for... More 

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