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Eminsinan Mahallesi Gedikpaşa Camii sokak No : 55 Çemberlitaş/Sultanahmet, Fatih, 34126 Istanbul – Show map
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Terrace, Sun Deck
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Breakfast in the Room, Buffet-Style Restaurant, Snack Bar
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
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, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Fax/Photocopying, Hair/Beauty Salon
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Elevator, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
From 1:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! One child under 3 years stays free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Cards accepted at this property
Hotel California accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
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extremely friendly and helpful staff
they need black out curtains for the windows. at night all the outside lights keep the room way to light
Hotel California was a great find. The three brothers and their father who manage the hotel were attentive and friendly with great advice and always willing to help. The hotel was a short walk to some fantastic places, and close to the tram which would take you anywhere you needed. 24 hour reception was a blessing as we arrived past midnight and had to leave for the airport at four in the morning. A big thank you to our hosts. I hope I meet you all again.
Location, friendliness and neatness
There was both a power outage one afternoon and no water one evening of a two day stay. The front desk failed to wake us and when we came down to breakfast he was still sleeping. Difficult to compare as we did not visit similar facilities in Istanbul during peak season before.
Location of the hotel is very good. Staff is nice and helpful. Breakfast was OK.
I and my family of 6 (Me, my spouse, and kids aged 16,16,13 and 1 year) stayed there for 3 nights. I had booked two rooms: one double and one triple room. The triple rooms was OK but the double room was extremely small which was changed to a triple room without additional charges on the last day. For the first two night I was made to live in a tiny single room. 2 single beds crammed into a single-bed room to make it a double room with one side of the bed completely blocked by the side wall with no space for the person sleeping on that side to get off the bed. Even the bathroom door on the other side could not be opened completely due to shortage of space. No space for baby's cot in that room although notified in advance at the time of booking. The hotel staff should be mindful of the needs of their guests when allocating rooms. The hotel's own website mentions charges for shuttle transfer from the airport as 86 TL but we were charged 100 TL both ways. Wifi was not available in the rooms for the first day but it was fixed later.
Friendly staff, location,
The staff really helpful and kind. The location is close to important monuments. I guess the price is ok.
The building and the rooms need maintenance. No access for cars during the day. I was in others hotels in Istanbul and the breakfast were really good, tasty, but in Hotel California it was really really simple.
The hotel is so bad, and i refuse to call it a hotel , it is stockyard ! , no balcony , very bad air condition and the room was humidity, the room too small even you can't stay only if you seating on your bed !, unworthy breakfast , very very very small bathroom ( you can't turn your body when you take a shower ), darty room without dustbin and no one come to you to clean the room ( no house keeper ) , smelly room and dirty pillows and bed sheets. PLEASE RUN !.
The position is very good, quiet location and near to the sulltanhamet square. The staff is very polite really good persons. The room was very clean.
during the day there is no access to the hotel by car
The great hotel! Service, location all of these great! I can only wish good luck and a lot of customers :)
The staff were most friendly and helpful. location very very nice .Thank you for everything hotelCalifornia :)
The staff were very helpful and friendly..the location was perfect - in the heart of old city, just few minutes walk from Blue Mosque, Agia Sofia, Grand Bazaar
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