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    Sefa Hotel

    Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi, Aksakal Sokak No: 20 | Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (22)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (5)
    • Excellent15%
    • Very good10%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible53%
    28 Oct 2016
    “small hostel”
    20 Jan 2016
    “A decent place to stay”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    11 - 15 of 16 reviews

    Reviewed 16 October 2012

    Booked this based on some good reviews on a hotel booking site. They must have been submitted by the owners buddies. Somehow, between the booking site and the hotel our reservation was cancelled. It could have been the booking site so I will not blame...More

    2  Thank llsanderson
    Reviewed 11 October 2012

    The manager is a bully - is rude and unapproachable - real control freak. They take money from your credit card and demand cash upfront. The rooms are hellish and unsafe - exposed wires and dirty. One youth staff member said 'we know the district...More

    3  Thank Shazwellyn S
    Reviewed 9 October 2012

    To call this establishment a hotel is vast overstatement. I have stayed in cheap hostels in India and Thailand that were much better. Disgusting is the only word to describe it, and it almost ruined my entire visit. I made a reservation one month before,...More

    5  Thank irenesharon
    Reviewed 20 September 2012

    The Sefa hotel is in a reasonable location on the old town in Istanbul, making it easy to get to the Blue Mosque, Ayasofia etc..but rooms are small, not very clean and look out onto a main road at the front. Staff tried very hard...More

    2  Thank Alicat502004
    Reviewed 16 August 2012

    It is a bit hard to explain the mix feelings concerning my stay at this hotel since the experience is one of utter surrealism. On the one hand, it is superbly located close to the sea and just five to ten minutes from the blue...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • US$17 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • Turkey >
    • Istanbul >
    • Sultanahmet
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    Traveller (22)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (5)
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    Bathroom (2)
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    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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    "Hotels in the neighborhood and the streets by are the better choice"
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    "Good for backpackers"
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    "Don't choose a room. This place is a horror."
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