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“Perfect location in Sultanamet” 4 of 5 bubbles
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And Hotel
Ranked #215 of 1,121 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Penticton, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect location in Sultanamet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

Hotel location is perfect. All major Istanbul historic sites are within very close walking distance. Breakfast was tasty and again with a beautiful panoramic view. Front end staff were very helpful and made good suggestions as to restaurants and places to visit.

Room Tip: Room overlooking the Haya Sofia and Blue Mosque. Beautiful view.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank pinotsat
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AndHotelIstanbul, Front Office Manager at And Hotel, responded to this review, November 3, 2014
Dear pinotsat,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for sparing your time to share your experiences with us in Tripadvisor.

We are very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Your comments are a big motivation for the entire And Hotel team.

Thank you again for choosing And Hotel for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon

Front Office Manager

Mahmut DEMİREL
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Massy, France
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed 5 nights and we had a room with panoramic vew and balcony: the room was small, and smells pipes from bathroom, there is no heater (in case if you want to drink something hot) but there was a little fridge. There is a television in the room but not enough channel tv. the balcony is the most beautifull thing in the room (5th floor)

The breakfast is inclued in the price, served like a buffet at the restaurant, between 7h30 and 10h00, (6th floor) have a panoramic view (good bread, fruits, ceréales, eggs, )...you can have lunch or dinner in it but it's expensive.

For sleeping quality: if you have noisy neighbours you'll can't sleep, and in the restaurant (6th floor) they used to be noisy mooving chairs.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Chekli A
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AndHotelIstanbul, Front Office Manager at And Hotel, responded to this review, November 3, 2014
Dear Chekli,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for sparing your time to share your experiences with us in Tripadvisor.

We are very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Your comments are a big motivation for the entire And Hotel team.

Thank you again for choosing And Hotel for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon

Front Office Manager

Mahmut DEMİREL
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ATHENS GREECE
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68 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

I was stay in And hotel on June 2014 five nights. First ,i select that hotel for the centraly location, 20m from Cisterna Basilica, 50m from AyiaSofia, Blue Mosque, 10-15 min walking from Grand bazaar, 5 min walk from Sultanhamet tramway stop or 10 min from Gulhane stop, close to everything, and so many restaurants around. the location couldn't be more perfect. The hotel was better than i expect , i had read no so excellent reviews about rooms and variery of breakfast. I didn't find correct.
Our room was on a big square view with AyiaSofia and basilica cinsterna view , was normal spacious, everyday change towels, not noise from other rooms. The breakfast served on the Cihanumma restaurant on the roof Top of the hotel viewing Blue mosque, the huge square of AyaSofia, AyaSofia museum, Topkapi, and Marmara and Bosporus sea, view much more than perfect !!
The breakfast was more than good, there was everyday a variety of local breads, like ''simit'' , very nice local cheeses, fruits cheeries, watermelon, apricots, sausages, hardboild eggs, some local delicacies, yogut, honey, nutella, butter marmelade, small donuts, and juices...
The reception staff was very helpfull and speaks english vey well.
In front of hotel there is a huge square with cafes and restaurant where you can spend your night smoking sisha( nargile) and a 1900 rotating dervise dance ( local religious famous dance).
Overall i was so satisfied from the hotel and of course the location. ( on my previous vissit to Istanbul i stayed Near Taxim square , i am not so satisfied, there were no view, otfen clashes between polce and protests, , i never prefer to stay again there).
I recommend And hotel , and sure i will select it again on my next visit !!!
Prefer room with AyiaSofia view, cost a liitle more but it deserve it !!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank R M
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AndHotelIstanbul, Front Office Manager at And Hotel, responded to this review, November 3, 2014
Dear R.M.,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for sparing your time to share your experiences with us in Tripadvisor.

We are very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Your comments are a big motivation for the entire And Hotel team.

Thank you again for choosing And Hotel for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon

Front Office Manager

Mahmut DEMİREL
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Level Contributor
33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014

The best thing about this hotel is really it's location. Other than that, I'm not sure there is much to recommend it. The rooms are tiny, the furniture uncomfortable (you can feel the chair frames through the seats and beds were mushy) and they weren't particularly clean - spots on the wall, bug carcass found in a corner.

The bathroom was really the worst for me. It was obvious that they were refilling the amenities bottles, as we got a couple that were only half full and the labels had started wearing off. The towels were threadbare and barely absorbent. They'd been bleached within an inch of their life, and if you looked through them at a light (yes, you can see through the towels), you could see all the years of stains.

The bellboys were nice enough, but reception was slow, perfunctory and it seemed like they were doing us a favor to check us in and check us out. Oh, and when we checked out, they asked if we had used the mini-bar. I said yes, and told them what we'd used (on the first of three nights there and then nothing after, so wasn't this checked by the maid?). We then had to wait for ten minutes for a bell boy to go up to the room, check the minibar and come back down and confirm what we'd told them so that they could accurately charge us for the three items. Really awful for such an expensive hotel.

The other key draw of this hotel is the view of the Aya Sofia and Blue Mosque from the top floor, restaurant terrace. Breakfast starts at 7:30 (fairly decent breakfast, not the best or worst we had in Turkey); when we arrived at 8AM they had still not set up the terrace and would not let us sit there - really? Then what is the point?

If you want my advice, find someplace else. There are a lot of wonderful boutique hotels around the old city at half the price. And if you want to see the view (and you should) go to the top floor restaurant for a late afternoon lunch or a sunset dinner.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Laurie F
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AndHotelIstanbul, Front Office Manager at And Hotel, responded to this review, November 4, 2014
Thank you Sakulas

Thank you very much for sharing this post regarding your experience at And Hotel. I'm very sorry to read that we were unable to meet your expectations and you felt that you did not get the value for you. We would appreciate hearing more about your experience and please do not hesitate to contact us directly at info@andhotel.com for futther details.

Regards,

Front Desk Manager

Mahmut DEMİREL
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stay here and you feel you have truly arrived in Istanbul. The views are magical, and the distant sounds of birds, trams, muezzins calling and even the hooting of ships on the Bosphorus bring a sense of the drama of the city right into your room. Staff were charming, the bathroom spotless, bed comfortable. You can come back and forth from the great sights so easily, throughout your day, as you gain in confidence and shopping bags, so you always feel at home and can rest and re organise yourself with no effort. I would not hesitate to recommend this lovely hotel. Breakfast was tasty and varied with plenty of choice. The desk staff have excellent English.

Room Tip: The higher the better and if a panoramic view room is available, it really is a treat, though you wi...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank greenedd100
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AndHotelIstanbul, Front Office Manager at And Hotel, responded to this review, November 3, 2014
Dear greenedd100,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for sparing your time to share your experiences with us in Tripadvisor.

We are very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Your comments are a big motivation for the entire And Hotel team.

Thank you again for choosing And Hotel for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon

Front Office Manager

Mahmut DEMİREL
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
126 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

My favorite hotel (shall remain unnamed) was sold out for my two night stay rest between Romania and Armenia. I booked And Hotel based on tripadvisor reviews, and was not disappointed. I'm actually now considering And Hotel as my favorite. Having a balcony room overlooking Hagia Sofia is an extravagance worth paying for. We had the best room in the house, highest room floor, dead middle, huge balcony. The interior room was exquisite. Breakfast fantastic, prices reasonable. There are no cons to staying here, none at all. Taxi is 50Lira to and from airport (Ataturk) All taxi's know this location, literally across from Sistern.
I will give a shout out to my favorite eatery, about a 10 minute stroll, called Pasazade. True traditional Ottoman cooking.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Kimi F
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AndHotelIstanbul, Front Office Manager at And Hotel, responded to this review, November 3, 2014
Dear Guest,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for sparing your time to share your experiences with us in Tripadvisor.

We are very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Your comments are a big motivation for the entire And Hotel team.

Thank you again for choosing And Hotel for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon

Front Office Manager

Mahmut DEMİREL
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New Hampshire
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

We had the best view of Hagia Sophia from our room and could also see the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. The Roman Cisterns are two minutes away. Our room was comfortable and clean and the roof-top restaurant also had great views and good food.

Room Tip: We asked for a room with a view.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Misbee
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AndHotelIstanbul, Front Office Manager at And Hotel, responded to this review, November 3, 2014
Dear Guest,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for sparing your time to share your experiences with us in Tripadvisor.

We are very glad to read you were pleased with the services rendered to you. Your comments are a big motivation for the entire And Hotel team.

Thank you again for choosing And Hotel for your stay in Istanbul and look forward to welcoming you back soon

Front Office Manager

Mahmut DEMİREL
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Property: And Hotel
Address: Yerebatan Cad. No:18 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#135 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#161 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#201 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — And Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come and join a breathtaking tour in the magnificent past of this glorious city and recover from your dizziness in the friendly ambiance of And Boutique Hotel. "The And Hotel" offers you an exquisite stay in an elegant and stylish environment. Located in the most ancient part of Istanbul, the former capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empire. The Hotel has 45 rooms and 2 suites. ... more   less 
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