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Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

In the heart of Old Istanbul there is this great little hotel with the best and most friendly staff in the world. It is within walking distance of The Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. It is surrounded by great little restaurants and nice shops to get a bargain. The rooms are charming and quaint in the traditional Ottoman style. Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were clean and comfortable. The location is convenient to get to the Hagia Sofya, Blue Mosque, a small bazaar and lots of restaurants. The reception staff are friendly and very helpful. Amazing breakfast! Overall had a brilliant stay, thank you!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 6 days and our stay was without fault. Located within 5 minute walk away from Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. We wanted to experience the historical element of the city and found the hotel to be at the ideal spot. It was clean, breakfast was good with a fantastic view of the blue mosque and Hagia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here at least 20 times and i come back every time. Good price and location. Hotel reception area very very nice, rooms quit small and not very modern. Still, during the last 5 years the hotel changed a little bit in very good way. Top floor breakfast area with a perfect view and a very very very rich... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, we stayed here because all of our friends were staying here. It takes like an hour from the airport. The location is weird because it is nice and its not. There is many ruins and left behind spaces around the hotel that make it not as motivating when walking around. Other than that there is many restaurants in area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a 5 day stay in the Armada hotel. I will start with the hotel accommodation then the location and then talk about Istanbul. We travel a lot and in the last 2 years have visited Prague, Vienna, Bruge, Rome, Athens and now Istanbul. We have stayed in some very good hotels but I think this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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 

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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 )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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: $57 - $114 (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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#55 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#61 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#68 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#81 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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