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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, delicious free bkfst nd clean rooms. This is located approx 500 mtrs frm d metro line (bt downhill, so walking wid luggage cud b a problem). Thr r plenty of gud food optns nrby, wid d pub street around d corner.. At jst 2-3 statns away frm d main tourist area of D Blue mosque, Aya Sofia, dis... More 

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Thank Bhanu P
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I was on business trip in May hotel. Location was superb very close to public transport & grand bazar. Rooms were very good & very helpful stuff personal. I felt like this is my second home. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Very kind and friendly staff, noisy location, near the hotel many restaurant and shops. Low pics and nice quality. Close to the hotel many fish restaurant, food and sweets from native kitchen. Hotel well located in the historical center.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

very kind and friendly staff,nice breakfast, noisy location, near the hotel many restaurants and shops.Low pic and nice quality.Close to the hotel many fish restaurants,food ad sweets from native kitchen

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This is a small hotel in a working class neighborhood. Walking distance to the grand bazaar. Lots of stores and places to eat. The staff was awesome. Rooms are small but updated and clean. It's located on a small street. Was hard to find by our cab driver. The hotel staff came out and found us. It's across the street... More 

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Buzau, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Hotel well located in the historical center, having the opportunity to visit the most important tourist attractions .... Many shops nearby access to public transport. Clean rooms, equipped with TV, air conditioning, slippers, minibar and toiletries. The staff is helpful and friendly. I recommend this hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed 5 Nights with friends. Very helpfull staff . Very small single rooms, and very noisy! Clean rooms, and pluss for the nice roof top terrace with lovely view.Located in a bussy street with shoe vendors. Short walk to the tram and restaurants.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

May Hotel offering free parking. It is not true. Hotel haven't parking. Hotels area is prohibited daily for cars. We have booked 2 triple rooms in this hotel but we got 2 single room with one extra large bed and claustrophobic room. For this room the hotel may receive only one star. 3 stars is a joke with clients. Brekfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I stayed there for two nights and i had a great time. Hotel with a good localization and very comfortable. The breakfast had many options and the service they offer is also good. Only like 10 minutes walking to sultanahmet and next to a train station.

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1 Thank Youssef O
Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

For the money you pay great value. Very clean and extra helpful stuff. They helped us about everything. Directions where to go. I also needed a charger for my telephone and they reacted asap. We got only good words for the hotel and stuff !

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
May Hotel is situated in the Sultanahmet district in the centre of Istanbul. All of the rooms have air conditioning and satellite TV. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi. Grand Bazaar is 500 m from the property. The terrace offers panoramic views of Istanbul in the summer. The hotel restaurant serves traditional Turkish cuisine and a variety of drinks can be enjoyed in the bar. The hotel is only 10 minutes walk away from many of Istanbul's historic sights including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sohpia, Basilica Cistern, and Topkapi Palace. May Hotel Istanbul is 14 km away from Atatürk International Airport. Fatih is a great choice for travelers interested in museums, monuments and architecture. This is our guests' favorite part of Istanbul, according to independent reviews. We speak your language! ... more   less 

Additional Information about May Hotel Istanbul

Address: Balipasa Yokusu Sokak Nr 86 | Beyazit, Fatih, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range: $27 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — May Hotel Istanbul 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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