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Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel back in 2011 when we first visited Turkey and loved it then. We stopped in Istanbul in mid-May 2016 on our way to Bucharest because we love this city and stayed again at the Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel...and I am happy to report we loved it this time, too. Great location - can easily... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in an ideal location for a visit to Istanbul, with all the main sights in walking distance--but in a very quiet location. The service seemed a little lax, and a few small things were not working in my room, but the lobby is charming, the room was pleasant (with a great view of the Blue Mosque from... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel convenient to Sultanahmet and Hagia Sophia, and located on Bosphorus. Superb roof top restaurant with scenic views of Mosques and Bosphorus. In old section of Istanbul, although older hotel, it is quaint, staff very helpful, and rooms clean. Reasonably priced.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in Armada old city hotel for 6 nights. The hotel is near Ayia Sofia and Blue mosque with amazing view! The terrace is perfect! Rooms are clean and the decoration is simple. Breakfast is just perfect!The best ever! The only negative throughout our staying there was that the first night we ordered cocktails in the terrace and that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

While the hotel itself was a bit old, the rooms were very quaint & extremely clean - one of the better ones I've visited and I've stayed in plenty of boutique hotels. The breakfast spread was amazing local food, and location on the rooftop patio overlooking the Bosphorus was to die for. Service was very good & fast. Only 10... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We met up with 2 groups of friends here. We all enoyed our stay. The location was great and a 5-10 minute walk to the Aya Sophia and the other main attractions. The rooms were a bit small but comfortable. I would have given this hotel a 5 rating if they had not kept taking the second room key out... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Yep, its within walking distance of the historical parts of town as well as has some water views but not what I expected. The restaurant terrace was nice and the breakfast was great, the staff were generally helpful - that said, the building was wearing down a bit and needs some work. Basically if you are looking for a local... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I booked an ocean-view room for 4 nights and very much enjoyed my stay. My dinner on the first night, the view from the rooftop restaurant, the expansive (although unchanging) breakfasts (yogurt, breads, cheese, eggs, a press for squeezing your own orange juice, etc.), and the service at the front desk (they helped me to sort out a big mess... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Our first hotel (we will not name it) in the Sultanamet area of Istanbul had Old City charm, but was a bit noisy and run down, When we returned to Istanbul for a longer stay, we booked the Armada, after first checking it out by walking around and looking at a room. The Armada could be my favorite hotel, ever--very... More 

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Lattakia, Syria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Beautiful and tranquil hotel is located within the numerous archaeological zones provides you taxi transportation and transfers Staff collaborators and they have enough experience to make a comfortable residence. The breakfast buffet is rich and tasty

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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 )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $57 - $119 (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
#70 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#81 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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