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    Optimist Hotel

    At Meydani No:16, Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
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    “top floor” (16 reviews)
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    Reviewed 7 May 2013

    I only visited the restaurant that is very close to the Blue Mosk, in fact on the other side of the street. The food is good, they have reasonable prices and I loved the moments spent there. The stuff is very friendly and they speak...More

    Thank Teodora_Mihaela
    Reviewed 23 April 2013

    We found this Hotel by chance, on Booking.com, and we were a bit wary: 45 euros per nite, right on the Hippodrome??! But we were even more surprised and struck with awe when they showed us our room: it was on the last floor, room...More

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    Reviewed 19 April 2013

    Whilst visiting the hippodrome in the centre of the old town we decided to stop and have some lunch. It was an extremely cold day so the outside heaters were very welcome. We ordered Meatballs (Kofte) which were very tasty with nice rice and fresh...More

    Thank colin c
    Reviewed 3 March 2013

    This place has everything you could ever need when in Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque area), İstanbul. With a wonderful staff, great food, authentic ambience, and just an all around great experience, your trip to visit the beautiful, historic sites of İstanbul would not be complete without...More

    Thank ZoeMarlowe
    Reviewed 4 February 2013

    Optimist Guesthouse has a very good location, it is located in the center, in the old town, just in front of Blue Mosque. From here you can enjoy a very good view. Here you will be provided with a very good service, friendly environment; You...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • US$45 - US$763 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Sultanahmet
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    Sultanahmet
    With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
    stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
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    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
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