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Grand Peninsula Hotel

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was perfect, close to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia, as well as to Sultanahmet tram station. But tram is not necessary, all interesting sight are available within walking distance. Breakfast was OK, beautiful view from the terrace. Good restaurants nearby. Excellent for that price.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time visiting this hotel with its wonderful staff. It was a easy choice to return to this hotel, it is located pretty near to the sultan ahmet square. It is up hill to the square but ist so worth, the hotel is nice with a great staff who have been more like family than staff. It...

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Ciudad De México, México
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Nice and cozy place! Well located, excelent service!!! FULLY RECOMENDED if you visit Istambul!!! Comfortable beds and good breakfast service, try the tea, it's very tasty and the view is spectacular!!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 3, 2016

The second time I have stayed, not disappointed. Excellent location, breakfast were standard Turkish (nothing hot) but very tasty. The staff were great and helpful. The views from roof top terrace are stunning.

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Reviewed August 27, 2016

We had four amazing fun packed days in Istanbul. Everyone was wonderful at the Grand Peninsula, and Ramazan was amazing!! They arranged airport transportation, a Turkish bath, gave us pointers on getting to Istiklal. The night before we were supposed to leave the coup attempt in July 2016 happened--and they let us know it was happening and helped us get...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Very good small hotel in the center of Sultanahmet area, only few meters from Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque and tram station. Hotel has perfect location to reach the airport. The stuff was really nice and friendly. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good, especially fresh tomatoes and cucumbers. Excellent value for the price we paid :)

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Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband Alam and I were looking for a super clean, comfortable and reasonably priced b&b right in the heart of Sultanahmet.. so we set out to find one. After a lot of search we found Grand Peninsula hotel and it was perfect for us. We spent almost 8 days there and didn't regret it even once. The staff was...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed April 17, 2016

The location of this hotel can't be beat-right in the Sultanahmet area within 5 minute walking distance to the tram, the Blue Mosque, and the Hagia Sophia. The roof is perfectly as well, as a quiet place to look at the sea while enjoying the complementary breakfast. The room itself was clean, comfortable, and simple-exactly what I was looking for....

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed February 7, 2016

First, the location is quite ideal as the hotel is located in the Sultanahmet area within 5 minute walking distance to the tram, the Blue Mosque, and the Hagia Sophia. And its roof is perfectly situation to provide views over the sea while you enjoy the complementary breakfast. I would recommend going up to the roof in the evening as...

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Reviewed December 19, 2015

We read mixed review of this hotel, but went ahead with it - Clean basic room comfortable bed, a double bed, gray worn out towel but clean, 501 facing East with direct access to roof top sitting, stairs are narrow and steep, no elevator. Excellent wifi, water pressure, excellent staff - everyone, basic breakfast but good - terrible coffee like...

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Grand Peninsula Hotel

Address: Akbiyik Cad. Cetinkaya Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $21 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Peninsula Hotel Istanbul
Peninsula Hotel Grand
Hotel Style:
#28 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#130 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#134 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#166 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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“Room on 3rd floor and up are best.”
 of 5 bubbles lcia17, Apr 17, 2016 | Read review
“Room 501, easy access to roof top with nice view”
 of 5 bubbles L8096WRsamuelc, Dec 19, 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms had Street Views but the main views were from the roof terrace which had easy access from each room”
 of 5 bubbles Terry1947_13, Sep 30, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are clean with AC.”
 of 5 bubbles simonam181, Aug 27, 2015 | Read review
“Choose upper floors 300 and up)”
 of 5 bubbles joy625, Aug 16, 2015 | Read review
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