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    Optimist Hotel

    At Meydani No:16, Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent66%
    • Very good22%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible4%
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    “top floor” (15 reviews)
    “blue mosque” (36 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    All reviews top floor blue mosque the cafe downstairs lovely little hotel hagia sofia cleaned every day large room place to stay hippodrome obelisk
    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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    Reviewed 26 January 2013

    My hubby Tony and I had a fab wek in Istanbule week commencing 13th January 2013. We discovered The Opitmist hotel bar restaurant! And what a little treasure of a place! Amazing! The staff are fantastic Fadir the waiter is fun always happy and the...More

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    Reviewed 6 January 2013

    It was very cold in Istanbul where we stayed for three nights during the new year holidays. On the last day of our stay, we had lunch while waiting for a transport to the airport. The staff were very friendly. It was fun to try...More

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    Reviewed 9 November 2012

    We recently spent an enjoyable week at this small budget hotel in the centre of historic Istanbul, our second (!) stay there, and were certainly not disappointed. The location simply cannot be beaten, at the far end of the Hippodrome, opposite the Blue Mosque and...More

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    Reviewed 5 November 2012

    We travel many times a year and spend many of night in hotels, this is by far the worst ever hotel I've stayed in, as my wife said on the previous review I was bitten all over, in one night alone we counted 52 gnat...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    Nearby
    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
    ...More
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    Fine Dine Istanbul
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    Nearby Attractions
    Blue Mosque
    24,767 reviews
    .08 km away
    Sultanahmet District
    12,369 reviews
    .12 km away
    Obelisk of III. Tutmosis
    391 reviews
    .06 km away
    Hippodrome (At Meydani)
    542 reviews
    .13 km away
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    Room Tips
    "Choose the topmost room for the best views"
    ksaguin, 2 months agoRead review
    "The best room is the superior room, (the biggest room of the hotel) a brilliant view and it is worth every..."
    Alisan123, 7 months agoRead review
    "The top-floor "superior double" has the view (others may be blocked by the trees)."
    SFSolo, 9 months agoRead review
    "I suggest the top floor room"
    essa a, over a year agoRead review
    "best view you could look for, well-connected staff, great facilities, all-inclusive breakfast, converted..."
    Luminita B, over a year agoRead review
    "Be sure to request the room on the top floor if you want to see the mosque. Other rooms will be affected by..."
    Chen C, over a year agoRead review
    "All good, we where in the top lots of light."
    Lola S, over a year agoRead review
    "We had a first floor room so trees somewhat blocked the view of the Blue Mosque."
    Maureen C, over a year agoRead review
    "Top room has excellent views!!!"
    Erinn_carney, over a year agoRead review
    "The top floor room has the best views of the blue Mosque and square."
    Stephen B, over a year agoRead review
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