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Artefes Hotel Terrace Bar and Restaurant

Kucukayasofya Mahallesi | Cayiroglu Sokak No: 25, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 5165863
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Ranked #784 of 10,957 Restaurants in Istanbul
Description: Artefes Terrace Bar and Restaurant commands an impressive view of the Blue Mosque and Sea Side.
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Description: Artefes Terrace Bar and Restaurant commands an impressive view of the Blue Mosque and Sea Side.
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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

first, let's get it clear it is NOT a restaurant. it is a rooftop where you can have your breakfast or sit up there anytime with a drink. very enjoyable for that. but is is not a rooftop restaurant. since last year visit, the hookah house corner is completed. tends toward tacky and cuts down on the view of the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

The buffet breakfast is great. Keeps you on your toes during all that walking. You can skip lunch if you have to, and have an early dinner nearby on your way back to the hotel. They have plenty of olives and cheeses to choose from.

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Starnberg
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Just stayed the second time in this little hotel. Staff is very friendly and the rates are reasonable. However the service this year definitively lost quality. The hotel's location is ideal, if you want to see all the famous landmarks in this part of the old city, because everything is in walking distance. If you book more than 3 nights,... More

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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

have stayed her before and it was perfect...this hotel HAD a great view of both sea of marmara an sutanahment (blue) mosque. a recent addition this year of a "hookah house" in the corner of the rooftop nearest the blue mosque has cut way down on the ambience and view - hopefully it will turn into a nice cooler weather... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

each person on staff is exceptional: kind service, helpful and knowledgeable . we felt quite at home and loved how the location is walkable and safe . thanks so much, especially Murat andNuri

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Geelong, Australia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

As usual in Turkey nothing is too much trouble. Staff great,requests not on the menu met and an enormous complimentary choice with the inevitable Raki

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Kuala Lumpur
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34 reviews 34 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

Try having an early breakfast when the sun rise. The reflection of the sun on the Sea of Marmara with the cool sea weather is heaven!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

This hotel is literally 5 minutes walking distance to everything! Best to go the the terrace in the mornings or at sunset.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

I stayed here last time and I loved it. The terrace has lovely views of teh Bosphoros and to the back views of The Blue Mosque. I enjoyed spending time there at night having a beer and enjoying the views.

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