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Hotel El Blanco
Mimar Mehmet Aga Cad No 35 Sultanahmet, Fatih, 34122 Istanbul – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 132 reviews)
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BBQ Facilities, Grounds
Darts, Massage, Bicycle Rental, Evening Entertainment
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Snack Bar
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
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, Lockers, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Shoeshine, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Hair/Beauty Salon, Souvenir/Gift Shop, Honeymoon Suite
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
Turkish, Russian, Spanish, English, German
From 7:00 AM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! One child under 6 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
Hotel El Blanco accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Please note that the name of the credit card holder should be the same as the guest name. Otherwise, the reservation will be invalid.
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Breakfast is very very poor Far from metro stations Internet is almost not working
Great location walking distance from Blue Mosque. Nice restaurants & shops in the locality. Nice boutique hotel and penthouse has good view of the sea of Marmara.
The staff is really charming!!!!
The hotel is excellent VFM, central location, good rooms, cleaned everyday, it has the best restaurant I have been to during my 6 nights' stay in Istanbul., would recommend the El Blanco
Excellent location, few minutes walk to all major sights. Cheap. Complimentary toiletries including toothbrush was greatly appreciated. Breakfast was good (but make sure to arrive early or the staff has started to deal with other things than serving breakfast once you arrive). Bed is made daily (although they did forget give more toilet paper)
Don't expect this to have a hotel standard by western means. It has a good price for the location and if that is what you are looking for then it's okay but if you want any comfort whatsoever look elsewhere. This place is just one step above a hostel, which was fine for us being a couple without children travelling on a budget but don't expect anything more. Rooms are very worn with holes in the wallpaper and where presumably lamps once ha d been attached. Rooms are small even by European standard so if you are a bit bigger or elderly you would have a hard time getting to the bed. Lobby and hallway smelled like cat urine which was no surprise since several cats were residing in the hotel, including a mother with kittens who were given a place just outside our door. We happen to like cats but it was certainly unexpected. Upon arrival we were informed, with no apology or explanation that we would have to change room in the middle of our stay. In the end, we didn't have to but it certainly wasn't a warm welcome.
Our bedroom had plaster peeling of the ceiling, the shower tray had mould all around, and stunk of sewers. The whole place needs decorating. Needless to say we didn't use the shower!
The staff were pleasant and obliging. We had dinner twice in the hotel and the food was of a very high standard. Location 5*
The room needs fully updating although clean. Cats were a nuisance when eating due to other people feeding from the table.
view from the room is great staff is so nice
the wifi Is not working Many Cats in the breakfast room
Good location, very nice staff, good food
Good location, nace rooms, good breakfast
The night staff unfriendlich. By the way, they offered us an early breakfast with the condition to buy them an airport shuttle. We baught it but in the morning they didn't do it
its clean and near to the train , their breakfast is good and the resturant has good looking
the place at night is too crowded i don't recommend you to sleep their if you want to sleep early
I had a triple fantastic time! The pleasure was all mine! many thanks!
All of it!!! Excellent location, lovely view from our penthouse and lovely friendly staff, couldn't do enough for you
Third bed was not comfortable
I almost like everything, and the people there were so nice, definitely I'll go back there and I'll recommend it to other friends.
Although the cats were cutes but the smell of the cats was so obviously once you enter the hotel. But you get to use to it, coz they are like babies :)
It is a great hotel with very friendly staff and cozy room! I like the cats there around the house. Also, the location is very good in old city, close to Blue Mosque. I did enjoy the time there!
A bit crampy
the manager friendly very good service room service
Nice Hote and value for money
Very Small rooms and bathroom.. old bath and rooms.. need to be renewed
Central location, clean rooms. Good value for money.
Staff in this hotel is amazing: kind, supportive, responsive! You could really feel like you are welcome and almost like you are at home! Location is great - in center of the old city & just 5 minutes walk from the biggest attractions in Istanbul. Near this hotel you can find few great restaurants.
The staff are all very warm and ready to help all the time. Pedro (work name) was exceptionally friendly. The location is great. Very memorable experience. Beatrice, Kampala, Uganda
Cats and cats were ever around. At times quite intrusive.
Location & good breakfast choices
Booked triple room but ended up with double room as the previous guest extended their stay one more day. He promised that we can moved in the day after but another excused were made as another guest already booked the same room.
Nice staff, great location. Just a nice hotel and good memories
in the shower the water flows out of the booth on the floor and in the bathroom spreads Bosphorus))))))
The comfortable bed and bedding. Location of the hotel. Food in the restaurant. Friendly staff.
Dirty bathroom (the toilet bowl was disgusting and there was mould in the shower cubicle), dirty carpet and the general feel of neglect.
location. friendly stuff,
breakfast buffet very poor.
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