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Faros Old City
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

Me and my husband stayed at FAROS SULTANAHMED in feb/2013 and we had a really good time!!! The location couldn´t be better!!! Just 5 minutes walking from Blue Mosque and Aya Sophia, tram stop 100 metres from the hotel door and a lot of good restaurants very close too....the hotel restaurant is very good as well.
The room we stayed (terrece room) had a wonderfull view from Aya Sophia just from the window by the side of our bed, is was very big, new, clean and tidy and had a very good natural light during the day!! The staff was very nice and we felt so good as we were in a friends house!! We will this this hotel and defenetly will come back again!! Thanks specially to Suat and Nerda for the kindness and attention!!!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank GRAZIELA S
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FarosHotelGM, Guest Relations Representant at Faros Old City, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2013

Dear GRAZIELA,

Thank you very much for your nice review and the time you took to write it. It is always a pleasure for us to read the opinion of our guests about our hotel.

Be sure that anytime you want to come back to Faros Hotel Istanbul, you will be more than welcome !

Warm regards to you,

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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Stayed for three nights Feb 24 2013. In a family room, this hotel is great the staff extremely friendly the room clean and big enough for the three of us , we ate in the dining room just one night and honestly should ave eaten there every night as they where better than other places we went . Only negatives where the hall carpets need replacing and the hallways have motion sensor lighting so it's pitch black when you open the room door !
I would stay here again, location is perfect , request a room on a higher floor or away from street , we where on the 1st floor and the noise from people outside would keep us awake till around 2am

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Thank ringo1
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FarosHotelGM, Guest Relations Representant at Faros Old City, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2013

Dear Guest,

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you were satisfied with our hotel.

All the Faros Hotel Sultanahmet Team was really pleased to welcome you in our hotel .we would be really pleased to see you again here.

We wish you all the best for your life and hope to see you with us again.

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Reviewed February 27, 2013

Stayed at this hotel 4 nights with my husband. I liked almost everything. First of all, I want to note the location of the hotel. It is very convenient, near by tram station and all major attractions - the Blue Mosque, Aya Sofia, the Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace. Near lots of restaurants and cafes, McDonald's and Starbucks.
Second, liked the service. Managers are very friendly, smiling and ready to help.
Very good breakfast - great selection of fruit and vegetables, cheeses, juices, there was always an omelette, boiled eggs, muesli and yogurt, several kinds of dessert.
I would stay at this hotel in next time!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Natalya Z
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FarosHotelGM, Guest Relations Representant at Faros Old City, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2013

Dear Natalya,

I want to return thanks from faros hotel sultanahmet team , to such a nice and meritorious comment.

It was a real pleasure for us to welcome you and to count you as our guest.

We hope that we did not do anything wrong and that we could have helped you to enjoy your trip as much as what you were expecting.

Best Regards,

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

Stayed at Faros hotel 4 nights with my family. Family room had lots of space and was very clean. Location is great, walking distance to most major historic places.
Friendly staff, always pleased to help. I would definitely stay at this hotel again and recommend it to my friends.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Thank Nilosh
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FarosHotelGM, Guest Relations Representant at Faros Old City, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2013

Dear Nilay,

Thank you so much for a very valuable and kind review about Faros Hotel Sultanahmet.

It was our pleasure to welcome you here,it was so nice talk to you every morning during breakfast.


İ hope to see you again With our kindest regards,

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

The hotel is located a short walk from most attractions - grand bazaar, Aya Sofia, blue mosque etc... Are all within 5 mins. Walk. Right next to tram station... So we could easily take the tram to everywhere including the airport. The restaurant serves decent fare and offers 15% discount to hotel guests. Staff was quite helpful. Rooms & beds clean. A good place to stay if you are planning to stay in Sultanahmet and love to be in the middle of the action.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Jyotsna G
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FarosHotelGM, Guest Relations Representant at Faros Old City, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2013

Dear Guest,

I am so grateful to your extremely useful review and thank you so much to take your valuable time to write it.

Wishing you happiness and looking forward to seeing you again in our hotel and seeing you more pleased .

Best Regards,

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