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Hotel Sapphire

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#103 of 1,107 Hotels in Istanbul
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england
Reviewed 17 January 2009

My wife and I have recently returned from a 4 night stay at this hotel. We selected it through trip advisor as like most of our holidays. Once again we were not dissapointed. The hotel is set in a brilliant position so most of your sightseeing can easily be done on foot, i.e Blue Mosque 5 mins, Grand Bazaar 10...

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Moscow
Reviewed 16 January 2009

Very good hotel, with excellent staff and beautyful lobby. I like it very much.

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Milan
Reviewed 16 January 2009

Perfect location at the center of Sultanahmet, near Topkapi, Blue Mosque and Ayasofia. Staff is very kind and extremely helpful, I really appreciated that. Overall I say that I'm satisfied of this hotel even more because of the low price.

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Moscow
Reviewed 12 January 2009

Pros: We pay only 32 euro per night per double room. Perfect location at the center of Sultanahmet. 100 m to tram station, 400 m to Aya Sophia, 500 m to Galata bridge. Good breakfast. Good staff. Good swimming pool and sauna. Free Wi-Fi. Safe and electric kettle at room. Cons: Bad noise insulation (we live at room 503). We...

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Dutch
Reviewed 6 January 2009

We agree with other writers: We stayed at this hotel based on comments from other visitors to the hotel, I was dissapointed in the quality of the bathroom. It was nowhere near as nice as those shown in the photos taken by other travellers. I can only summise that some rooms have been renovated, others not. Our bathroom was pretty...

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Rugby
Reviewed 4 January 2009

We stayed at this hotel as part of a package booked with Easyjet. Based on comments from other visitors to the hotel, I was really dissapointed in the quality of the room. We stayed in room 508 and it was nowhere near as nice as those shown in the photos taken by other travellers. I can only summise that some...

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9Thank Rachcbs
England
Reviewed 1 January 2009

Our experience was of Exceptionally helpful service and cleanliness.Tiny problems rectified immediately.Superb location though Taxi cant get to the door itself.Overall excellent value for money if you are given superior rooms otherwise not too bad either.

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1Thank zillybilly14
Turkey
Reviewed 31 December 2008

This hotel was perfect for my wife and I while we stayed in the historic area of Istanbul. I never went to Istanbul before and after reading the reviews on tripadvisor, Hotel Sapphire seemed like the best place for the best price. It was right on target! We were greeted at the front desk with two drinks and some turkish...

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Ittigen
Reviewed 31 December 2008

Excellent central location in the middle of the old town (Sulthanamed) 10 min walk to the Grand Bazar. Very friendly staff, clean room. Excellent cost effectiveness. Next time we will book into Hotel Sappire again.

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2Thank Magrafit
London
Reviewed 30 December 2008

I booked a triple room with my two children of 8 and 6, and we were completely delighted. All the staff in the hotel were fantastic, really friendly and went above the call of duty to ensure we were happy and comfortable. A senior member of staff even came to collect us from the airport at the last minute, when...

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Hotel Sapphire

Address: Ibn-i Kemal Cad. No:14 D:16 Sirkeci, Fatih, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet , Sirkeci
Price Range: $36 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sapphire 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Sapphire Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#60 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#64 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#74 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#101 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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“We lived in the room facing street, but it was quiet (probably ços it was in winter)”
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“All rooms are excellent and noise free.”
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