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    Optimist Hotel

    At Meydani No:16, Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
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    “top floor” (16 reviews)
    “blue mosque” (36 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 87 reviews

    Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

    We absolutely loved this place! First of all, the staff were more than friendly and the room was lovely...such great value for money. The breakfast was good and the location was excellent. It was very quiet in Sultanahmet which we enjoyed. It's very close to...More

    Thank eleanorsbaker
    Reviewed 20 November 2015

    I cannot say enough good words about this hotel. We've stayed there last week for 4 nights and everything simply exceeded our expectations. Location: couldn't be better. You're staying directly next to Blue Moscue and Hagia Sofia and you have a walking distance to the...More

    Thank GregorF2011
    Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

    Location location and location ! If you are a history buff and would like to live in the modern hippodrome then this is the place for you. The hotel is built on the hippodrome The views from each of the rooms are breathtaking showing off...More

    Thank Nahla C
    Reviewed 5 November 2015

    small, cheap and best hotel just 20 steps from the Iconic Blue Mosque is just front of it. 40 steps from Hagia Sopia and Topkapi Palace. Friendly and helpful staff. the Top Floor give a panaromic view of two iconic historic building the Sultanahmet Mosque...More

    Thank essa a
    Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

    Second time in Istanbul first time here. Brilliant. Staff were incredibly helpful. Location is fabulous, right on hippodrome a minute from the blue mosque and Hagia Sofia. The view from the rooms over the blue mosque is mind blowingly good. Breakfast is excellent. Can't rate...More

    2  Thank Daniel E
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    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$29 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Sultanahmet
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    Traveller (74)
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    Sultanahmet
    With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
    stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
    an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
    overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
    prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
    epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
    Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
    relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
    ...More
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