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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The arena hotel made my stay in Istanbul wonderful. It was very clean and the hotel itself was very cultural. A band played there every night. The staff was incredibly sweet and kind and I will never forget the people and how helpful they were....More

Thank Anika V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hotel is a very small family owned in the heart of Sultanahmet, it is perfect for all the tourist attractions and very close to the tram line to see other parts of the City. The Hotel is absolutely lovely all staff are very welcoming...More

Thank JohnStephenson009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though the hotel feel small (I think most of the Hotel in Istanbul are) but we feel really comfortable inside. They have good breakfast (love the hot chocolate 😊 & lentils soup), nice staff and nice room (we booked 2 room in Queen Suites). Walking...More

Thank Smartmomways
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We booked an "economy room" in this lovely little hotel and were very pleasantly surprised at the size and standard of the accommodation. Apart from having no view, the room was far better than we had expected for the very reasonable rate we paid. It...More

Thank Zozzy44
Reviewed 9 March 2018

After a long day's travel this is exactly the sort of hotel I hope to find. It has an old-world charm which made us feel immediately at home. The hotel is cosy and intimate without being at all cramped. Our room was modern, with everything...More

Thank Joe C
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Dry Cleaning
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$50 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#39 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#61 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#117 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#132 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$50 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#39 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#61 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#117 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#132 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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 Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
...More
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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
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zebras5
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
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jen2951
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.
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Room Tips
"If you don't need a view the "economy" rooms are exceptional value for money."
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"Amazing serivce"
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"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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