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“Nice but small Hotel in the most touristic Area of Istanbul” 3 of 5 stars
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Berce Hotel
3.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Mustafa Pasa Sok. No:6 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey   |  
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Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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“Nice but small Hotel in the most touristic Area of Istanbul”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

My and my boyfriend spend 6 days at berce hotel. The hotel itself is cute and the service is fabulous. But unfortunately it is located at the most touristic area right behind the blue mosque. The area is still nice to visit once or twice to get an impression of the basars and all the touristic attractions but next time ill definitely stay on the other side of the Golden Horn.
Back to the hotel as I said the service was fabulous and most welcoming and friendly. Due to its size of only 7 or 8 rooms it a really familiar atmosphere. The breakfast is good as well but after 6 days I got a little sick of it since there wasn't too much variety.
I believe the rooms are quite nice and spacy as well unless you get the room on first level (my case) this room is a little smaller but still nice. And there is free tee and coffee and a waterboiler in it. :)

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This small very cozy and wonderful hotel located in the heart of Istanbul really amazing! We felt our self like at home,very good room with three balcony and nice view to the Marmara sea and breakfast is just perfect on the roof overlooking to the sea and the most important is the service they so helpful and kind ) We want say big thank to the manager of this hotel Mehmet Kaya he a very helpful guy so friendly stuff . Would return back!!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This small and charming hotel provides excelente service, comfort and hospitality. The rooms are spacious and the breakfast is just perfect. Mehmet and his team are very helpfull, they recommended wonderfull tours with very good people, and we felt very safe with them. Really excelente!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed at this hotel for a weekend getaway. We wanted to stay in the vicinity of Sultanahmet but at the same time somewhere discreet and affordable. Having visited other hotels, we can assure you this by far is the cleanest. The hotel staff are very polite and the service is brilliant.
Having stayed for such a short time, we were able to see the main attractions in Istanbul and dine at some divine restaurants as we were within walking distance.
Only problem we had were 1) electricity went out twice in one evening (not the hotels fault) and 2) walls were slightly thin.

Nonetheless, thank you Berce Hotel, we will return in due time :-)

Sab & Cem

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

This hotel is easily reached by train and by tram from IST airport. Mehmet, the proprietor will take care of anything you need while you are there. The rooms are large by European standards and the full breakfast on the roof overlooking the entrance to the Bospherous and the Blue Mosque are the highlights of the day. The only minor concern we had was the relative thinness of the walls. If you are highly sensitive to noise I would not stay at this hotel. The charm and affordable nature of this hotel balance out any shortcomings. The only thing I would request of Mehmet would be to put detailed drawings up on their website to show how to walk to the hotel from the Sultanahment tram stop - it is less than 3/4 mile away. We had a bad experience with a short cab ride - but it in no way was the fault of the hotel.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Port Said, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Thanks a lot to the hotel staff for giving us a great stay there,very beautiful room with 3 small balconies looking at different views, nice restaurant with terrace and serving tasty breakfast.

the 3 receptionists were very friendly and helpful they gladly helped us with a big smile with any questions and needed information.
would definitely recommend it to my friends, and would go there again if i stay at sultanahmet again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We booked this hotel based on previous reviews onTripAdvisor. Though our trip was 5 months after the reviews we read, everything was as described by the best reviewers. We stayed at Berce for 8 days over the Christmas period, from 20th December to 28th 2012. We had room 105 on the first floor, which was very warm, welcoming, comfortable, and three little balconies. The adjoining bathroom, had shower and a cute little sit in bath. The standard of cleaning was very good. For English travellers, the kettle and cups in the room as well as the bar fridge (to store our milk) were extremely welcome. We breakfasted each morning on the roof terrace, which overlooked the Sea of Marmara and all the maritime activities. The breakfast each morning was freshly cooked by Mama Nouri and was absolutely delicious and varied. Sufficient for all the guests. Mehmet and Sirgan who were the reception staff could not have been more helpful and informative. There English was absolutely perfect and were able to share many conversations about modern Turkey. The hotel was conveniently situated in the Sultanhamet district within very easy walking of all the historic sites, and also the famous fish restaurants on the quayside. We were warmly welcomed and soon began to feel part of the family. The whole experience was unforgetable and we are making plans to return and certainly are recommending Istanbut and Berce to friends and family for a friendly, memorable trip. Linda and Greta

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Mustafa Pasa Sok. No:6 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#24 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#46 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#111 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Berce Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is in the center of İstanbul on a quiet neighborhood street a five minutes walk from the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Hagia Sofia in Sultanahmet, the historical center of İstanbul.There are 7 exclusive and nicely decorated comfortable rooms, 4 of them with balconies.We have a terrace, where you can have your breakfast and have your drink with the magnificent view of the Marmara Sea, old town and the Blue Mosque. ... more   less 
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