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Arena Hotel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

The only not-so-good thing that I can say about this hotel: somehow I had thought or hoped that the rooms would be bigger (they have rooms of several sizes, and of course, I had looked at the photos of bigger rooms :)). Other than that,...More

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Response from arenahotelistanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at Arena HotelResponded 14 October 2014

Dear Koidu2412, Thank you so much for your nice and pretty reviews for our hotel :) Its nice to hear that you had enjoyable time in here and liked the breakfast. Your remarks are pretty important to achieve our goal, we consider your opinions. Thank...More

Reviewed 5 September 2014

We had one week fabulous stay there. Hotel was very clean and all stuff host so helpful and friendly, Comfortable rooms, excellent value for money. Free pick-up service from the airport, locating in few minutes by walk to Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmed Mosque and...More

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Response from arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena HotelResponded 7 September 2014

Dear Yasashouk, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Arena Hotel. It is wonderful to hear you had a lovely stay with us and enjoyed the very essence of our service culture. My team and I greatly appreciate your...More

Reviewed 30 August 2014

Very cute, boutique hotel in the historical part of Istanbul. Only a walking distance to the main tourist attractions like the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia. It is about 20 min walking to the Grand Bazaar or only 2 tram stops (cost about AUD...More

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Response from arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena HotelResponded 1 September 2014

Dear GoTravelAU, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your recent stay at Arena Hotel. We are very happy that you had a great experience with us. Thank you indeed for such kind words and input. Our breakfast buffet offers a...More

Reviewed 25 August 2014

It was our first time in istanbul.we had a really positive impact on the city also thanks to the way the hotel staff welcomed us in the hotel,offering us every type of information about the city and serving us something to drink.the hotel presents an...More

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Response from arenahotelistanbul, Ön Büro Müdürü at Arena HotelResponded 1 September 2014

Dear Bibi.Martha, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience about Arena Hotel. It is a pleasure to read about how much you enjoyed our hotel and had a great experience here in Sultanahmet. We appreciate your candid feedback written with...More

Reviewed 22 August 2014

The Arena Hotel was excellent; very good value for money. We were comfortable, and would recommend this hotel. We had not realised until the final morning that there were extra dishes available for breakfast, as the menus were only in the main dining room. We...More

Thank Christopher K
Response from arenahotelistanbul, Front Office Manager at Arena HotelResponded 23 August 2014

Dear Chritopher K., Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback about Arena Hotel. My team and I are very happy to hear about your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again on a future visit. Warm regards, Aysen Sinan

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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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US$51 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#39 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#61 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#116 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#132 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$51 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#39 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#61 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#116 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
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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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"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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