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Old City Viva Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Hoca Pasa Mah. Orhaniye Cad. No:20 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ranked #364 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I agree the location advantages. However, disadvantages are overweighing. Too much noisy, many areas need renovation. Breakfast is not so attractive and very narrow area makes it almost a torture to get few things on your plate. If you spent 50 TRYs more per person you can find much more comfortable good otels nearby. I wouldn't choose The same hotel... More

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

It was so nice days , location is nice ,, and nice place to spend your time with your family ,, i highly recommend the hotel regarding the Location, places you can visit and much additional stuff to do around ,,, :) Regards, Anas

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Second visit to the hotel, excellent location, helpful staff, clean rooms every day, good internet. Lots of restaurants in the area, shop, tram and train station Sirkeci, Old city just 10 min with walk.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

this review is long overdue, I've stayed in viva hotel twice already and am very willing to stay there again during my next visit to Istanbul; the location is fantastic, the hotel is clean, you get your money's worth and the staff is very friendly! as a matter of fact I might go back just for the staff! the only... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Our tour operator booked us here. Big mistake. The staff is lovely, the location is great, BUT the rooms ate tiny, beds too small and short, and most of all the tram passes every 3 minutes during the day and often during the night shaking the room and making a terri noise. There are tons of better hotels with the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We stayed at this hotel on 2 different occasions. It is very close to all the attractions that we wanted to see, plus close to the public transportation. It is just a simple hotel; do not expect anything more than what you paid for. The TV was not working. The AC's are old but great for the hot weather. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This hotel was a great little find. We booked about 3 weeks in advance, the room rates were very good. Our room was at the front of the hotel with a good size balcony. It was very clean, and not too small. Shame it was too cold to use the balcony. We were a little worried it would be too... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Great city, great location. However, having just paid close to $ 200 for a tiny room with non working TV and telephone in addition to a dingy, semi working bathroom which would have cost us no more than $ 70 in the US, i was not impressed at all. We loved Istanbul but will definitely not be back to this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The location was central, the rooms were nice and clean, and most importantly for us was the free WI FI internet in the room. The breakfast was just another lovely experience, it was delicious and tasty. When we will come back to Istanbul, we will definitly stay in this hotel again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

considering the prices the hotel deserves 5 stars.. the staff is so friendly, welcomed us warmly. good service. we had a problem with our room (was too small for our huge luggage) and they showed us 2 other rooms until we finally settled for one!!! :D :D Zafer, thank you for everything; for the room with a beautiful view to... More

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Also Known As:
Oldcity Viva Istanbul
Address: Hoca Pasa Mah. Orhaniye Cad. No:20 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#203 Family Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old City Viva Hotel 3.5*
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