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Arden City Hotel

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Alemdar Mah.Kazim Ismail Gurkan Cad. No:2, Istanbul 34110 Turkey
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#169 of 1,895 hotels in Istanbul
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Arden City Hotel has become one of the most popular hotels in Istanbul among both Turkish and international visitors with long-established history of hotel . What makes Arden City Hotel such a passion is the superior service, personal hospitality and institutional culture. Arden City Hotel is serving Turkish tourism. Arden City Hotel is walking distance from all of the main attractions such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia and the Topkapi Palace, and has a marvelous view on the Sea of Marmara.Arden City Hotel is walking distance from all of the main attractions such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia , The Topkapi Palace, Yerebatan Basilica , Cağaloğlu Bath , Grand Bazaar . Arden City Hotel has been chosen Best Prime Location hotel by online European Travel Agency .
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Rooftop terrace
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Kid-friendly buffet
Rooftop bar
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Camper744703 wrote a review Yesterday
Vinings, Georgia68 contributions
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They had me move to 3 different rooms and lied about several things. Room 1 - With my special status with a particular booking agency, I was promised a room upgrade (if available), a bottle of wine upon arrival and such. None were offered. And the front desk guy told me it was NOT AVAILABLE. Shower door wouldn’t even close completely so water was all over the place. Their “rain shower” doesn’t even work. Room 2 - my check-in review motivated their General Manager to move me to a room with a working shower, so I guess upgrades were available after all - lie #1. Even though I was able to watch a particular English Channel in room #1, this second room satellite wasn’t working. Then GM began to blame the government blocking this American Network. Lie #2. I finally told him, after rudely cutting me off several times in our conversations, the network was available in my previous room. Room 3 - because the technical guy could not only figure out the reset the satellite system, he left the tv service completely disconnected. Therefore the GM moved me up to another less nicer room with working TV. It has a balcony, which allowed neighbors smoking smell to come into my room. At this point I could careless about the tv but they insisted. I packed up once again and went to the third room. When checking out, the same front desk guy who were quick to try signing me up on various suggested tours when I checked in, also wanted to assist me get a cab back to the airport. I came in Uber so I was to do the same. And.... all of the sudden Uber app is not working yet everything else on my iPhone is working. Clearly their Wi-Fi is blocking Uber and I asked him... he said no. So I disconnected their Wi-Fi and used my cellular service and boom! Uber is functioning right away. Last lie of the stay. Their four star may not be the 4-star standard we the Americans are used to in developing nations and so I can accept the difference. But what I will not accept is their lies and rudeness where the GM thinks he can talk over his customer the way he continued to do. They speak very good English, better than some of us Americans ha... so stop pretending to be confused when caught in lies. Just be honest and do not assume our intelligence and ability to figure out the lies. Speaking of which, their pictures do not tell the truth of the condition of the hotels either. Most Turkish people aren’t like them, they are hard working, kind, maybe a bit aggressive to American standard but they are just trying to make a buck. So it’s very disappointing that a few bad apples like those guys can make our travel experience so bad. This hotels main service guy who acted as a bell man as well as a restaurant server, who spoke very little English was a true gentleman and hard working, kind man - like so many other Turkish folks I met. It’s very unfortunate it’s the GM who is making me write this bad review.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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AlexTrimble1995 wrote a review Mar 2020
Slough, United Kingdom11 contributions9 helpful votes
Stayed here for a solo trip to Istanbul for a weekend in March and found this hotel to be excellent. Location wise is fantastic, close to all major sights on the European side of the city (blue mosque, grand bazaar etc), all forms of public transport within a 10 minute walk from the hotel as well. Quite literally 100s of restaurants within 5 mins walk. Room has all the basics you need: TV, A/C, tea and coffee, safe, minibar, and cleaned every day, although I found the housekeeping came too early for my liking (around 9 to 11) but this is just my personal preference as I like a lie in. Breakfast buffet had a excellent spread, and great range of drinks. Rooftop restaurant also excellent with amazing views of the city. Staff all very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much of a problem for them. Overall would highly recommend the Arden City!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Raaed A wrote a review Feb 2020
Dearborn, Michigan1 contribution
Clean place friendly people always ask about if you need any assistance definitely would come back again to Arden city hotel receptionist Yahya is a big help for the guests. Special thanks to him. Location is very good also close to everywhere
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Jack Gonzales wrote a review Feb 2020
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The staff was very helpful and the breakfast was very good. Besides its location is perfect for visits to historical places. My favorite has been the Basilica Cistern I have also booked tours with help of reception, such as Bosphorus cruise and dinner cruise. . For any assistance you can ask the reception desk for help. I would strongly recommend this hotel for those who would like to visit İstanbul.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Mira wrote a review Dec 2019
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Nice 3-star hotel that has all the basics expected. Excellent location. Very friendly and nice staff. Nice breakfast. If you don’t spend much time in ur room when visiting a new city(like me) the cost of this hotel is the perfect amount to pay
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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$97 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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TurkeyIstanbulSultanahmet
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arden City Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Arden City Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Hagia Sophia Museum (0.2 miles), Basilica Cistern (0.1 miles), and Ruby Ceramics & Gift Shop (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Arden City Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Arden City Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Arden City Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Arden City Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Last Ottoman Cafe & Restaurant, Loti Cafe & Roof Lounge, and Buhara Ocakbasi Restaurant.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arden City Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Arden City Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hagia Sophia Museum (0.2 miles), Basilica Cistern (0.1 miles), and Historic Areas of Istanbul (0.2 miles).