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We stayed in the Taksim area and we came to see the Sultan Ahmet parki, when we saw the Optimist restaurant and that they serve breakfast. I recomend to eat there. Good food and reasonable price (we were on a budget). And since I had...More
Have stayed here several times alone and with friends when visiting Istanbul and have found it to just grow from strength to strength. The rooms are very comfortable and freshly cleaned every day even if I've said not to worry. A jacuzzi bubble bath after...More
I stayed here with a friend for two nights at the beginning of April and we loved this place! The staff was friendly, the room was clean and comfortable, wifi was strong, breakfast was delicious and the bar/restaurant downstairs was a great place to relax...More
We stayed at the optimist hotel for 10 days and I would never recommend this hotel to anyone. The staff are terrible and definitely not welcoming. They tried to get us to pay more eventjough we had a print out of the price because 'the...More
Optimist hotel is a nice small family run hotel in Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. Staff are very friendly, helpful and welcoming. Food and drinks in the onsite restaurant are very nice to enjoy.
I had the top room with the view of Blue Mosque and...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Shuttle Bus Service
Things to do
US$32 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms
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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.