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Alemdar Cad. Zeynep Sultan Camii Sk.No:13 Sultanahmet, Fatih, 34110 Istanbul, Turkey – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 207 reviews)
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Breakfast in the Room
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Room Service, 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, Concierge Service, Private Check-in/Check-out, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Suit Press, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
Turkish, Russian, English
From 1:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 4 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 207 reviews
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Score from 244 reviews Very good
1, Very very friendly staff (help provide travel advice, lift heavy lugges) . I was impressed and moved. 2, Location: in the heart of old city neighbouring most historic sites within walk distance 3, Free afternoon tea experience 4, Plenty of choice of breakfast 5, reasonable price 6, Cheap shuttle bus service around 7-8 euros
1, Advise to add clear indication for clients to get off on the traway station "GULHANE" instead of "sultanahmet" 2, The rest is perfect.
Tha staff is very kind and nice and the htl is in an excellet position: few steps away from St. Sophia. Breakfast is ok with different things to choose. I will surely book again in this htl.
Shower was not properly new, a small restyling could help a lot (triple room).
Great location. Friendly staff. Great free breakfast (as compared to the dorm in Edinburgh that had fried this and fried that in the morning).
No elevator for a five floor hotel. Room was small (comparable to one star hotels in Paris). Bathroom was acceptable but had a weak plumbing system that is typical for that part of Istanbul (not the fault of the hotel),
Very good location, helpful staff, cozy room.
Modern Sultan is amazing. Located a few minutes from the major sites. Maria was a delight. All the guys on the desk were so friendly, helpful and social. Loved sitting on the front deck having a chat, tea and nibblies with Ozan. Enjoyed every minute of our stay here. The only place we would stay in Istanbul.
everything was ok. nothing to complain about.
no TV in the room.
The hotel has lots of charm and character and is situated in a perfect location for seeing the main sights, which are within easy walking distance. The staff are helpful and the room was comfortable. Breakfast was very good. We would certainly stay here again and can recommend the Modern Sultan.
It is within walking distance to Aya Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. I think the hotels in Turkey are generally overrated. I've been to a couple of countries and never saw this high ratings of hotels in other countries. The 8+ hotels in Turkey should be in the 7-7.5 range.
The towels aren't very clean on the first day we arrived there and they forgot to give us clean ones on the following day. Remember NEVER stay in the triple room on the 5th floor coz there's a club right next to it and it was extremely noisy until12 everyday.
Breakfasts included a delicious assortment of food. Staff very friendly and helpful. Fantastic location for seeing major tourist sites. Great view of Hagia Sofia from room 502.
The hostel next door plays loud music until midnight every night, which can be heard even with earplugs and pillows over the head. Our 6- year old slept despite the noise but our 11- year old could not. Once music stops at midnight, the loud construction on a nearby tower begins , with some type of sandblasting or loud power washing equipment. No mattress pads and no fitted bottom sheet on beds which meant that (after a night of fitful sleep due to noise) we often woke up on directly on mattress with no sheet in place between us. The single beds in the room used a queen-sized sheet folded in half along one side of bed as the top and bottom sheet which our children found uncomfortable. Garbage can in 4-person room was too small too accommodate toilet refuse for 4 people. Additionally it was the only garbage can in the room so a second one should be placed in bedroom. No obvious place to place bags or suitcases, so everything placed on floor. Did not mind the 5 flights of staIrs to the room, since the staff helped us with our bags, but that should be made clear when room confirmation is received as it could be a deal breaker for some travelers.
I liked the location because it was so easy to walk to all the sites one wants to see. The directions from the staff were accurate and helpful to each location I asked about. A great breakfast served in a lovely breakfast room every morning set me up for the day. My room was on the 3rd floor, looking out to the water. Opening the windows let in cool breezes in the evening. The bed was comfortable, the full bathroom was clean, and the decorations of the room made it extra special. The cool drinks offered after a hot day of walking were a special treat. Thank you everyone at Modern Sultan Hotel for a wonderful visit to Istanbul.
Its a cozy hotel, very friendly staff, situated in the heart of Istanbul
Not enough space for clothes, no fridge.
The room was small but clean. Good A/C and hot water.The staff was very helpful. great location !
The toilet did't work well. and the blanket on the bed was dirty.
small room size
It´s an overall excellent hotel. The staff is quite nice, location is ideal and they've got a shuttle transfer service to the airport which is a great facility. I highly recommend it.
The breakfast is just amazing. So many options, real good quality. The staff is multilingual and very friendly. They help with everything. The location of the hotel is great because its so close to the hagia sophia. They have a few tables outside of the hotel to relax in whenever you dont wanna be in your room. It was just a great experience.
Our whole family have been impressed with their excellent service. The room is well designed and it is really near to all the main attractions. The breakfast may not have so many options but all of them are tasty. Strongly recommand to other guests! We will certainly stay here if we visit Istanbul again.
Very friendly staff and excellent service. Within short walking distance to all the key sights. They serve the best breakfast and spread we had during our stay in Turkey. Yummy.
No elevator, especially if you are staying at the highest level. But the staff is always ready to lend a helping hand with the luggage if needed :)
Staff was Superb, go out of way to help you and are very appreciative of business. The hotel is very clean & comfortable Very close to main attractions at Sultahmet and Tram. It has a very nice vibe, you can sit at the front of the hotel and really enjoy a coffee or tea. Breakfast and drinks were nice
-No TV in one of the rooms -Window next to restaurant -Shower water Hot to cold
Great wifi. Hot Water. Awesome location. Good AC. The breakfast was the best I had in Turkey at any hotel. The staff was really nice. You step out of the hotel, look down the road to the left and see the Hagia Sophia, less than a five minute walk. Great place. Highly recommend.
Everything was great.
Very nice hotel! The staff were very friendly and eager to make sure your stay is comfortable. They also try to help you find things to to in Istanbul as well.
The hotel is kinda hidden and a bit hard to find if you don't know your way around the small alley streets or if it is your first time visiting. But if you take the tram to Gulhane station and walk south (up a small incline) you will reach a small alley with a sign for camasirhane (laundry) and a restaurant which will lead directly to the hotel.
Super friendly and helpful staff. The staff at the reception was amazing, very attentive and efficient, even going out of their way to take care of me (they helped me translating when I needed to go the laundry). Thanks again to the team that made my stay a good time, comforting and secure, you deserve a great deal of praise for your excellent customer service.
They are so kind and friendly.
Room is a little noisy because of pub in a next building.
I liked this hotel very much. It is located in center of Istanbul which gives you chance to access Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topcapi palace and several beautiful places such as Eminonu and laleli bazaar Istanbul. Hotel has very good stuff which are always happy to welcome guests. I suggest everyone to visit Modern Sultan hotel, you will enjoy your stay there for sure:)
Small hotel close to Hagia Sophia. Very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent breakfasts
The staff was very friendly and so professional, they speak very good English, and they help you a lot, they gave me a free map with all the attractions, they welcome you in a very nice way, they tell you how to go and where to go. The breakfast was good different kinds of nice food plus some juices, tea or coffee. They clean your room everyday and the Wi-Fi is good enough for browsing chatting and video chatting. The room is a bit small but since I was alone is was more than perfect, however they do have bigger rooms if you are a couple I've seen an open room when I was there. The location is soooo petty damn good, the metro is walking distance, small shops for quick stuff, restaurants, pubs, and all the attractions are near by.
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