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Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff is amazing, patient courteous and accommodating. The roof top restaurant is not to be missed with great views of the sea as well as the blue mosque, the food is amazing. Several people in our group were vegetarians and were surprised at the options and flavor. The rest of the menu is just as appetizing. The rooms are nicely... More 

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Thank MunirI1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice and clean hotel with an amazing terrace restaurant overlooking the Bosphorus on one side and Hagia Sophia and the blue mosque on the other; excellent location with a 2 minute walk to the center of old town; make sure to eat at the nearby municipality restaurant

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very close from the old city, and 10 minutes walking to the new city. For people wants to be relax but close of the city. Rooms are clean, people are nice, food is fantastic and the terrace is amazing !!

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Thank Jaime O
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Armada during the attempted coup in Turkey and had gone out to dinner that evening with transport arranged by the hotel. Unfortunately we were at the restaurant several kilometres from the Hotel when the coup took place, we called the hotel to send the transport to collect us, unfortunately they were unhelpful and dismissive, stating they... More 

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Armada1994, Yönetici at Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, we sincerely apologize for not being able to better help you during those exciting moments... But, the attempted "coup d'etat" that night was a real "force major" not only for our team at the Reception Desk but almost for the whole people in the city... Fortunately it failed. As our country did not faced with... More 

Cooper City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Armada Hotel is one of the most unique hotels that I have ever stayed in. The staff is wonderful, the breakfasts are extraordinary (on the outdoor roof dining room overlooking the Bosphorus), and the hotel is immaculate. One of the things that sets this hotel apart from the others is the owners pride and touches that show throughout. There... More 

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Las Rozas, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very nice. And very well located but be careful with what they charge. They fraud us on check out by making us pay double of what dinner cost. If you are traveling to Istanbul be careful, because this kind of things are very usual. Turkey is a beautiful country.

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Thank Tatiana V
Armada1994, Ön Büro Müdürü at Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ms. M. Tatiana V. We feel sorry for this unfortunate and misunderstood situation. And we understand your dissappointment. Since 1994, as Armada Hotel, It is our duty and pleasure to assist all our guests and with Armada Istanbul hospitality. Soon after your comment, we’ve checked our records and logs for further information about the incident. Actually we’re not able... More 

cape town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the staff in this hotel to be extremely friendly & accomodating . It's location is also ideal as it's very close to the major tourist attractions(Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque & Haghia Sophia) .If you walk out of the hotel , turn right ,take the first rd right & second road left there is a lovely little coffee shop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this hotel!!! Great customer service, quiet & clean rooms, safe taxis around, free and delicious breakfast buffet (faces the sea); just a great location overall. It is a walking distance from the main road, blue mosque, bazaar, bus & boat rides, etc. Decent pricing during the winter season.

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Thank ihassen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3인의 성인 가족이 묵기 위해 힘들게 찾은 곳입니다 별관 annex에 묵었으나 뜨거운 물이 안 나오는 바람에 자정에 가까운 시간에 본관 객실로 이동시켜주었습니다 그런데 싱글 베드 세 개가 붙어있는 좁은 방으로 이동시켜주어서 프론트에 화를 내고 나서야 객실 2개를 주더군요. 이런 대응은 하고 싶지 않았지만 늦은 밤 시간에 샤워도 못 하고 좁은 객실에 셋이 있자니 짜증이 났었어요. 이 점만 빼고는 조식도 너무... More 

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Maroubra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a charming hotel located in the Sultanahmet area overlooking the sea. Rooms are relatively small however cleanliness and comfort of beds is outstanding. They also have great showers with nice water pressure. The hotel represents excellent value for money for a hotel offering water views close to the main attractions of Istanbul

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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 Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For Anyone Seeking an Authentic Istanbul Lifestyle in Istanbul!With a spectacular view of the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, the two colossal monuments of Byzantine and Ottoman architecture in the heart of the historic peninsula, Armada delights anyone searching for true Istanbul culture by resurrecting the lifestyle that makes Istanbul the great city that it is and adapting it to our time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel

Address: Ahirkapi Sok. No 24 | Cankurtaran, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $58 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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Hotel Style:
#55 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#61 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#69 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#81 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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