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Kybele Hotel

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

You could spend ages just gazing at the beautiful decor everywhere in Kybele! The lanterns are mesmerizing. Our room had a wonderful little balcony which we enjoyed very much. Breakfasts were delicious at the hotel. Concierge was very helpful to us, and help us arrange a meeting with a friend of a friend who spoke very little English. Spiral staircase... More 

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Kybele1997, Yönetici at Kybele Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you here again soon. Kybele Hotel More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were spellbound as soon as we walked into this hotel. Lots of flair, beautiful and quirky with extensive collections of turkish lamps, paintings and furniture in every room. Our room had a sizeable balcony with a direct view to the Hagia Sophia only a few hundred metres away. Walking distance to Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Markets, heaps of restaurants... More 

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Kybele1997, Yönetici at Kybele Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It made us very happy such nice words. We hope we can accommodate you at our hotel again soon, Kybele Hotel More 

Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I did write a review as soon as I came back from Turkey (June 2015) but I don't know what happened. I only have good things to say about this hotel and the lovely people who works there. Kybele is beautiful, perfectly located, the food (breakfast and restaurant) is amazing and as I said the staff is very friendly and... More 

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Kybele1997, Yönetici at Kybele Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you liked your stay. We wish the situation was OK to come back this year but we keep our hopes for next year. Kybele Hotel More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Loved loved loved our stay. Highly recommend the hotel, really close to everything like sultanahmet and blue mosque. Walking distance from metro station. We walked everywhere. Our room was on thr third floor so lots of exercise.

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Thank you very much for your kind review. It was our pleasure to welcome you at our hotel. We hope we can see you again some point in the future. Kybele Hotel More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

36 hours in Istanbul on our way from NY to KL and could not have found a better place to stay. Perfect location, huge room for a family of 4 with a balcony overlooking the Hagia Sophia. We arrived hungry at 8pm and thoroughly enjoyed food from the cafe on the street outside. All the staff were excellent. Highly recommend!

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Kybele1997, Yönetici at Kybele Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope we can accommodate you again for a longer stay. Kybele Hotel More 

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

This place is a real beauty in the very heart of Istanbul's old district. The room took me back in time the moment I srepped in; truly exotic experience. The decorations were meticulously done with truly elegant sense of detail. What brings the experience to perfection is the highly proficient staff who spared no effort to make my stay absolutely... More 

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Thank you very much for your valuable review. We are happy to hear that you liked our hotel. We hope we can welcome you again. Kybele Hotel More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The Kybele was just perfect for us! Hotel staff organised airport transfers for us which was great and very reasonable. We were upgraded to a beautiful suite on the top floor which was very spacious with a balcony and views down to the Hagia Sophia. The location is just perfect, a very short walk up the road from the Cistern,... More 

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Kybele1997, Yönetici at Kybele Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review which we need esp. nowadays . It was our pleasure to welcome you here. We hope we can see you here again some point in the close future. Kybele Hotel More 

Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Everyone connected to this beautiful hotel treated us like family. It is a lovely old building filled with antiques, art, and the most amazing collection of lights anyone has ever seen. I even brought one home! The food was elegant, the rooms very comfortable and beautifully decorated. It is easy walking distance to Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Museum... More 

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Kybele1997, Yönetici at Kybele Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was our pleasure to welcome you at our hotel. We are happy to hear that you liked it and find it good enough to recommend. We hope we can see you here again. Kybele Hotel More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great hotel with friendly staff. Dinner was well done with awesome wait staff. Hotel itself is located minutes walking distance from Blue Mosque and Haiya Sofia. It's located on the same street as the Basillica Cistern. Rooms are small but well done and modern bathrooms. Turkish lamps are amazing.

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Thank you very much for your kind review. We hope we can see you at our hotel again soon. Kybele Hotel More 

Berlin
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Wonderful little place at the heart of the old city, within minutes to all the treasures of Istanbul. Great service, food and hospitality. We definitely recommend the Kybele Hotel to anyone wishing to visit Istanbul with family and friends.

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Thank you very much for your kind review. We hope o see you at our hotel again. Kybele Hotel More 

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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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Kybele Hotel

Address: Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cad. No:23 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $56 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kybele Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#102 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#200 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“`Floor 2 at the back side of hotel fas they are quieter although the Mwezim call is very loud and wonderful all around this area ”
 of 5 bubbles E6982GUemmac, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles O1690UJtheresac, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms top floor facing the street are quieter than the ones to the back. Some have balconies or patios with views to the Aga Sophia.”
 of 5 bubbles ctgwold, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“top floor has balconies”
 of 5 bubbles conorc511, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room was upgraded to a suite with a balcony so we had the time of our lives. ”
 of 5 bubbles anshulg929, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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