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    Arena Hotel

    Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Traveller (170)
    Room & Suite (139)
    Dining (36)
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good36%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “blue mosque” (71 reviews)
    “the hotel staff” (23 reviews)
    “turkey” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Wheelchair Access
    Meeting Rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 361 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed at the Arena September 2-6 on our arrival in Istanbul, and again September 15-17 on our return from a tour of Anatolia. It was really wonderful to be welcomed back to what felt like home! The lobby echoed the description in Orhan Pamuk’s...More

    Thank Gloria B
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed in this hotel for 3 night late September 17. I am rating this hotel excellent. I would say the staff of this hotel are a credit to the hotel. They were very welcoming, friendly and very helpful in telling us everything we needed to...More

    Thank Kamran A
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The hotel room are very small also the room that i had was very bad the Air condition was bad water was falling the ceiling even the refrigerator and TV were not working the Manager was very rude with me she said you will get...More

    Thank Samer M
    Reviewed 29 July 2017

    Rooms are small, very poor service & hygiene, rooms not tidied by the time we arrived back from the day out. I had to ask for replacement soaps, toilet paper and clean towels. None of the advertised activities and services were available e.g. inconsistent WiFi,...More

    Thank dmartin358
    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    When you visit a city on the scale of Istanbul, how do you choose where to stay ? Not an easy one that, is it ? I searched for a long time to find an establishment which is: Representative of the local culture, not a...More

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    • Sultanahmet
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    Traveller (170)
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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
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    Alicja S
    16 September 2017|
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    Response from dmartin358 | Reviewed this property |
    The rooms my friend and I got were more or less the same. Small and no service. The bedding did not even fit. We would leave early for our daily tours and not once on arrival round about 5pm,was our room made. It was a... More
    13 May 2016|
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    Response from Kay B | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry about delay in finding your question. There was no sign of any swimming pool at the Arena but they claim to have a haman (Turkish Bath ) and I did see a lady in a white coat who would seem to be the attendant... More
    18 February 2015|
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    Response from GoTravelAU | Reviewed this property |
    It was good size for I -pad, but don't think will be big enough for laptop.
    Room Tips
    "Avoid the basement level. U will not have any view at all. Higher the better. They have lift."
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    "room are very small and bad and what you see in photos is not same in reality"
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    "Our rooms were extremely small"
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    "Stunning sea views are available, make sure you book a room looking out over the Marmara and watch the boats.!"
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