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Hotel Spectra

#98 of 1,109 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu No. 2 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there to spend a couple of days in Istanbul with some friends. This hotel has the best location you could ask for if you are visiting the historic part of the city. Walking distance to the Blue Mosque, Hagya Sofia and Topkapi. Hotel staff is very friendly and efficient, they will go above and beyond to please you.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Situated in Sultanahmet, next to the blue mosque, it has the best location in that area of town. Small, but good rooms,good wifi, friendly staff and good breakfast on the topfloor with a lovely seaview.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Very friendly staff. The mosque is next to the blue mosque where i was able to offer my fajr prayers. The room i had was small, but it was very clean with quality fixture and fittings. The bed was very comfortable. Breakfast is buffet style, so you can eat as much as you like. Some may find the breakfast range... More 

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Thank Ronwhelan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The best location The best food The best staff The best price The best place to stay if you want to have easy access to all site seeing at walking distance or short trip with tram.Staff is very friendly and helpful,they pick us up from Airport which solve all the hassle to get there with no extra cost,they give us... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Absolutely loved staying here. Felt instantly welcome. Amazing location. Friendly staff. Will definitely spread the word to friends visiting Istanbul. Great breakfast location. Nice cafe downstairs where we are twice.

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Thank MelissaCapeTown2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stayed here 5 nights earlier this month and enjoyed it, on my first trip to Istanbul. Hotel is small with good location, very clean and practical. Restaurant on the top have beautiful view. Wifi is free. The staff was friendly and helpful. Enjoyable and for recommendation .

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

If you stay in this hotel your next door neighbor will be Blue Mosque - so you cant get better location than this one. Hotel is small, but perfect. Rooms are clean, bed and pillow is so comfortable - I slept like and angel. I would definitely come back to this hotel. View from rooftop restaurant is amazing.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

This hotel was in the perfect location for us to do most of our sightseeing by walking. The room was wonderful and clean. The service was friendly. The breakfast was good. We would stay here again next time we come to Istanbul!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic ! Fantastic! Fantastic! Great hotel , great location , brilliant staff helpfull kind, will definetly come here again, highly reccomended for families , couples, attractions walking distance very central

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

If location is a vital factor for your stay in Istanbul then it doesn't come much better than this. Literaly a stone throw away from the central square of Sultan Ahmet. The rooms are very comfortable and clean, we had expected something much lower in standards based on the price we paid (stayed in Feb 2016). The staff are very... More 

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Spectra is a converted Ottoman House in the old city of Istanbul at the corner of Hippodrome Square. It is located close to the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace and The Grand Bazaar.All rooms are quiet. Most of the rooms have a nice view of Hippodrome square and blue Mosque.Our hotel's quality and hospitality of its staff ensure you a pleasant stay in Istanbul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Spectra

Address: Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu No. 2 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $44 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Spectra 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Spectra Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#70 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#74 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#96 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#176 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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