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Reviewed: 3 May 2018
눉A rooms renovation is strongly needed. Breakfast very limited and the filter cofee is awfull . Rooms are smelling of tobacco since they allow visitors to smoke inside the rooms. The cleaning lady forgot to to pick up the previous tourists socks :(
눇Location and staff friendly attitude
Stayed in May 2018
Reviewed: 8 August 2017
눉Unacceptably unclean. Absolutely everything in the room was dusty bc of no screen in the window, bathroom shower drain was clogged with hair, floor rug and furniture was stained and dirty. Light out in bathroom - when asked to replace it, reception asked me if I really needed the light.. I stayed bc I spent most days travelling outside of the city. It was almost like camping, but without the fresh air. No hot water apart from one day.
눇Great location, historic house, quiet nights and easy access to public transport.
Stayed in August 2017
Reviewed: 26 October 2016
눇The Kariye Oteli is a small hotel with a lot of charm. The decoration of common rooms (several living rooms) and bedrooms is very tasteful. Breakfast (excellent) is served in a beautiful restaurant where it is also possible to have lunch and dinner with a special Ottoman kitchen. The hotel is very nicely situated, neighbor to the Chora church and in a very calm and popular quarter with old houses and small alleys. It is a little bit far from the touristic centre but communications are good (bus, tram) and it is easy to travel to for example the bazar, the Galata bridge, and the Sultanahmet quarter. For us, this hotel appears as en excellent choice for anyone who wants to experience a more authentic part of Istanbul in very pleasant conditions.
Stayed in October 2016
Reviewed: 6 September 2016
눉The bathrooms need an update and some of the furniture is damaged and needs mending. The price of wine in the restaurant is extortionate
눇The position a d the excellent restaurant.
Stayed in September 2016
Reviewed: 19 July 2015
눉Although charming, the rooms and furniture are shabby and not everything works as well as it should. The staff don't speak good English.
눇It's a unique hotel with charm. Located next to an old church which is a museum in a residential neighborhood. The exterior is beautiful. There's a gourmet-class restaurant attached to the hotel, worth a visit for dinner.
Reviewed: 28 June 2015
눉Cleaning services Staff's english level low. Avoid having a room in the second building of the hotel
눇The breakfast was amazing The location Nice people at the reception
Reviewed: 12 June 2015
눉Wifi did not work inmy room but it did inthe rest of the hotel
눇A kind of oldfashioned eTiquette Very clean Beautiful house surrounded by green , trees, ans the kariye camii Very calm, exceptionel place for istanbul Cal
Reviewed: 11 June 2015
눉Spotty Wifi, spotty hot water in tiny shower, cigarette aroma drifting into my room, many of staff understood only Turkish.
눇Genuine Ottoman locale, real Istanbul, very safe, Islamic neighborhood (I am not a Muslim).
Reviewed: 28 May 2015
눇I loved the art and history all around the old neighborhood without the major crowds. Simple, unpretentious rooms in a house with a peaceful feel and a great breakfast. The hotel is next door to the Kariye museum which is a jewel of Byzantine art. The old walls are just one minute's walk up the street, and Edirnekapi ( "Kapi" means gate) tram stop is just 3 stops after you transfer from Topkapi. Edirnekapi is the place (identified with a marker) where Mehmet II, the Conqueror finally broke through the walls during his siege of Constantinople in 1453. I have never seen such extensive and ancient walls as in Istanbul. There are also a number of good shops and a gallery of Taner Alakus' work around the corner with attached studio where young artisans are helping to create exquisite Ottoman art. Very beautiful. The neighborhood is fascinating if you are a little adventuresome in entering a warren of occasionally marked streets in a conservative neighborhood. The most enchanting aspect is the delicious Ottoman cuisine in the Asitane restaurant downstairs. I was especially lucky to be there on a Friday and a Saturday night when a musician came and sang and played traditional Ottoman music that caressed your ears! Taxis know the place well, too. I hope to be back!
Reviewed: 21 April 2015
눉Once breakfast delivered, staff didn't come back to ask if you wanted a second coffee e.g
눇Staff very helpful if you asked for something, e.g. local info. I love olives and cheese for breakfast - part of standard Turkish breakfast
Reviewed: 5 March 2016
눇Lovely relaxing place, wonderful location, wonderful sitting room which make it feel like a club. Ask for room 17.
Reviewed: 18 November 2015
눉The annex is not up the same standard of the main building.
눇cute simple decor full of character, cleansiness, kindness. Location.
Reviewed: 1 November 2015
눉Nothing that comes to mind
눇Character of the place and it's homey feeling
Reviewed: 4 October 2015
눉No air conditioning windows didn't work properly
눇Very good breakfast Easy parking, but not easy to go to
Reviewed: 14 September 2015
눇Really good stay at Kariye hotel. The staff was really nice.
Reviewed: 27 July 2015
눉No air conditioning.Poor breakfast, no parking.
눇Rooms in antique style.Next to the mosque.
Reviewed: 14 April 2015
눉Nothing to do during night in this location. Only option to return to this place in night is a taxi.
눇Helpful staff, close to Chora Museum
Reviewed: 12 April 2015
눉The weather in April :(
Reviewed: 8 April 2015
눉Room had very strong smell from smoking.
눇Plenty of food for breakfast.
Reviewed: 6 March 2015
눇Classic old hotel nextto kariye museum, in the basement a very famous old ottoman restaurent , stylish and quite
Reviewed: 6 January 2015
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