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Optimist Hotel

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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“top floor”(16 reviews)
“blue mosque”(36 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The owner and the staff were impeccable, more than Turkish hospitality friendly, problem solving cooperative and willing to make up for any little discomfort we didn't even realize that we have encountered. We loved the prepared breakfast, the freshly pressed pomegranate juice, Osman coffee, evening...More

Thank GiligaZsu
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Oh my God my best experience in my life what a location what a place I recommend it to everybody best food best location best hotel service really nice view all and all it was my best experience in my staying in istanbul

Thank Shahram M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Excellent location - within walking distance to Sultanahmet mosque, nearest metro station, hagia sofya, basilica cistern. Food was quite expensive at this area as this is a tourist area. Hotel staff were very helpful.

Thank afby
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We (me, my wife and my 2 years old son) visited Istanbul from June 5 to June June 8, 2015, and we booked optimist hotel via booking. The location of this hotel is great, but it might be let the hotel owner too lazy to...More

2  Thank Guangyao Z
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Perhaps the best thing about the hotel is its location right in front of the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome. There are four rooms and we got the topmost one with spectacular views of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Sea of Marmara. Breakfast was...More

Thank Kristian S
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$38 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$38 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (10)
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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
...More
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"top floor best view!"
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"best view is on the top floor"
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"Choose the topmost room for the best views"
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"The best room is the superior room, (the biggest room of the hotel) a brilliant view and it is worth every..."
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