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Alemdar mah. Incili Cavus Sok No 17 Sultanahmet, Fatih, 34400 Istanbul, Turkey – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 298 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Ares Hotel.
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Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Buffet-Style Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Room Service, Packed Lunches, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, Private Check-in/Check-out, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
Turkish, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, English, German
Greens (328yrd) Guven Market (5yrd)
From 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 3 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged EUR 40 per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 298 reviews
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Just 165 ft from Gulhane Park and Gulhane Tram Station, the Hotel Ottoman Luxury is less than half a mile from the historic Sultanahmet area.
Score from 199 reviews Wonderful
In Istanbul’s historic district, Sultanahmet, Star Holiday Hotel provides rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Its rooftop breakfast room overlooks the Marmara Sea and the Blue Mosque.
Score from 338 reviews Very good
Centrally in Sultanahmet district, Aristocrat Hotel is only a 3 minute walk from Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.
Score from 346 reviews Excellent
Manesol Lamartine Park has modern accommodations just 60 yards from the bustling Taksim Square and Istiklal Caddesi shopping street. It features a 24-hour room service and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 135 reviews Good
Location was excellent with amazing views from the roof terrace. Room was spotless, warm and cleaned every day. Wifi connection was good.
I was less than impressed with the staff and facilities of this hotel, so couldn't understand how it is reviewed so highly. Then they offered me a discount on my current and future bookings in exchange for good online reviews. They essentially buy good reviews.
Bathroom was very small, uncomfortable and dirty. Mold and black marks everywhere. No English TV channels. Staff rude. Restaurant overpriced. Go somewhere else.
The comfort, convienience, staff and very practical place
Amazing staff, really helpful. The hotel has no view but the location is just right! Breakfast is good and te restaurant's food looked delicious.
444 channels and only one in English! The toilet sit is to narrow and uncomfortable.
Good locating, friendly stuff, good price.
Wifi wasn't good, cleanness in bathroom was poor, smell of tobacco in the morning
Location is the best. Very friendly & helpful staff. Good food. Pleasant atmosphere Beautiful view.
Wi-Fi very unstable. Prefer fruit & yoghurt at breakfast and not only a Turkish breakfast.
AWESOME Hotel. What made this Excellent was the Staff. Ayhan is top notch. reservation for hotel, room and Shuttle was perfect. Joseph and the kitchen staff were kind, helpful and polite. Simple beautiful Turkish breakfast of cheese, fresh vegitables, fruit was excellent. Free Wi-Fi was very helpful. Location was very nice- very close to Haggia Sophia. We ate in the resteraunt and loved it. Highly recommend this hotel for location and staff.
The hotel is comfortably located-only minutes away from all the major touristic spots. The price of it is a good surprise and the stuff are extremely helpful. During my stay it was Kadir,Ayhan,Yusuf. It was a nice experience.
Although tricky to locate, the hotel is clean, with nice décor.This is an excellent jumping off point to see the major sights of Istanbul. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is adequate, in a very nice space.
Rooms are small with few amenities. In our room, the hall lighting and television were not functioning.
The location of the hotel. Kadeer was very helpful.
Staff can be a bit pushy
Close to every major attraction
rooms needed lots of maintenance but other than that great service
perfect location, close to Hagia Sophia very friendly people, amiable service, helpful and flxible to guest needs, nice terrace, clean, offering all basic services
rooms are smal, but we came to enjoy the city, not the rooms
The hotel is very comfortable located - all the major attractions of the old city are right at your doorstep. The staff is very friendly and attentive to all your requests. I would like to particularly thank Yusuf for his warmth and hospitality - you feel like you visited your friends.
The only thing I do not like was Wi-Fi connection in the room. It was very unstable, though I could come and sit at the restaurant when I needed Internet. There connection is very good.
Excellent location. Busy during the day but still quiet at night. Friendly and helpful personal. Rooms and facilities were basic but satisfactory.
Their Wifi did not work, and they seemed to have given up on fixing that. Two power failures during our 4 day stay (one of about 10 sec, and one of about half an hour). I believe this was for the entire quarter.
-position: near Sultanahmed tram station(T1), near AyaSofia, Blue Mosque, Cistern and Topkapi palace; 1.5 hours from Sabiha Gokcen Airport (by public transport)
-very small room, old furniture, old doors, flowing sink, old drilled linen -TV not working at all -poor breakfast (same every day): chees, boiled eggs, olives, butter, jam, cucumbers and tomatoes, instant coffee -the terrace from the roof was closed
Other reviewers have already pointed out that the hotel is in an excellent location. We couldn't agree more. An elderly gent, with walking stick, was able to visit on foot all the major sights in Sultanamet . Added to this the hotel is above a narrow, traffic free street, filled with lively restaurants and cafes. The hotel rooms are small, and the wifi rather iffy, but these minor negatives were easily outweighed by the accommodating staff, especially Ayhan who, in English, helped sort out various tourist details for us.
Location is excellent for a quick tourist visit and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Good price as well compared to others I was looking at.
The breakfast was not great and the room is definitely small and well worn. But totally acceptable for the price.
- breakfast - friendly staff - you are right there in front of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia - a lot of restaurants around
Everything was perfect!!!
Comfortable hotel, friendly helpful staff. Great view while having a drink on roof terrace!
Friendly staff - nothing too much trouble. Laundry changed daily. Our air conditioned room was compact (typical of old city centre hotels) but spotlessly clean. Fluent English speaking reception staff. Try lunch or dinner in the rooftop restaurant - excellent views of the Hagia Sofia museum and the city.
breakfast staff location the street of the hotel
size of the room Wi Fi service
Excellent location near the main sights of Instambul, in an area also restricted to the main stream of traffic, with a convenient tram stop. Ask the staff to have dinner on the terrace to enjoy a spectacular view on Aya Sofia.
The bathroom was very small; the room wasn't clean at first.
I couldn't stay in Ares Hotel because my boyfriend got sick and we had to cancel our trip to Istanbul, but the staff was very kind and allowed us to reschedule it!
Very attentive personnel, beautiful location, lots of restaurants, 2-minute walk to the Blue Mosque, Sophia.
Tiny washrooms, internet is not so fast
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