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Armagrandi Spina Istanbul
Ranked #279 of 1,129 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1 review
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“Friendly Staff, Good Value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

Stayed here for 1 week in October of 2012. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly: Mustafa at the front desk helped arrange several of our tours with local agencies and always greeted us with a smile. The room was clean (while I am a young male, my 65-year old mother has more exacting standards and was equally satisfied!) and the breakfast, which was included, was very satisfying, including several fruits, seasoned aggs, and a nice mix of local cuisine that wasn't too challenging to western palates. Best of all is the location: in the heart of Sultanhamet, this hotel is within walking distance of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Topkapi palace and several other historical landmarks. I sincerely couldn't recommend this place more.

Room Tip: The room on the top floor has a spectacular view, but the glass window makes it such that the call t...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

We stayed here in Feb 2012 and then again in Nov 2012 and the entire stay was superb.
They can improve on the overall cleanliness .But the breakfast and location are excellent.
Right outside is the market. The wonderful lights and the carpets can be purchased from there

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Tripoli, Liban-Nord, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

If you are looking for a clean comfortable hotel and friendly staff you came to the right place. The staff was very friendly. The dining room was very clean and the breakfast was very good also. The rooms are small but comfortable. The service was prompt. If I go back to Istanbul it will be my first choice hotel.

Room Tip: my room was on the second floor of the main hotel not the annex.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Centurion, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

I travelled to Turkey to run an Ultramarathon from Dalaman to Antalya. I needed a place to stay in Istanbul upon arrival and departure. I went online and chose a random site and ended up being attracted to the pictures on the site. I made my booking without really knowing if it would be a good spot or not, I was in a hurry to book. Well what a choice, from my hotel balcony I had a great view of the Bosphorous. On the roof deck, a great view on my left of the Blue Mosque and on the right Hagia Sophia, behind me the Bosphorus...all very close. Many other great historical sites within walking distance, a great selection of restaurants nearby.
The staff were very freindly and helpful. There is coin operated, cheap internet access downstairs. I would return anyday to this hotel and recommend it.

Room Tip: Ask for a view of the Bosphorus or the Blue Mosque, both views great. You can also arrange pick up a...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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USA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

Avoid this hotel if you want to have a good night's sleep and comfortable stay. I was sick from the mold in my room. The air conditioner did not work and shower leaked water. The locatin is good. The resturant staff is wonderful but the front desk folks do not seem to care.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

I stayed this hotel for 3 days for my 1st anniversary of our wedding.
If you consider to reservation this hotel via travel agency(on-line, off-line), you should change your mind. this hotel differentiate customer service with travel agency guest and their homepage reservation guest, not price. (for example, they offer free shuttle service if stay 4 consecuvite days but travel agency customers do not.)
In my case, I reserved deluxe room, but they assigned basement small suite(they said it's suite, but not that better). So, we have to open our room to the pedestrians all around clock and cover wetted blanket. I DON'T wanna big room and even DON'T wanna basement, but they said they don't have the room and full booked.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

The central location of Armagrandi Spina and the helpfulness of reception staff couldn't be faulted. We stayed there 5 nights at the beginning of September 2012. What was disappointing was our so-called 'superior room' which was small, basic, had one bedside table, flimsy curtains letting in the early morning light, and had no tea / coffee-making facilities. These might not be essential - and it didn't spoil our enjoyment of Istanbul - but it wasn't a cheap place to stay. We expected better. Breakfast, I have to say, was the most uninspiring I've ever come across - not something to look forward to in the morning. We were so pleased to leave for Cirali on the Mediterranean coast. Quite a different experience!

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Armagrandi Spina Istanbul

Property: Armagrandi Spina Istanbul
Address: Utangac Sok. No:19 Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#139 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#193 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#196 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Armagrandi Spina Istanbul 4*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Armagrandi Spina is a converted 19th century house featuring a striking wooden exterior with ornate Ottoman and Byzantine style architecture and interior decoration. Our hotel is situated in the Old Town in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul From our breakfast room and Top Terrace, we offer stunning views of the Old City and Bosphorus.We would be happy to be able to assist you during your holiday in this fascinating city and to have you here as our guests. ... more   less 
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