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“a gem of a hotel”
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Adamar Hotel
Ranked #61 of 1,159 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We stayed for six nights. A family of four sharing a room. Not acres of space but we could all sleep comfortably. Everything in the room was very clean and well presented.

The hotel is right at the heart of Sultanhamet and the view from the roof terrace is amazing; across the Bosphorous and Golden Horn, and over the roof tops to Hagia Sofia, Topkapi, and the Blue Mosque. That said, it is quiet at night and does not suffer from traffic noise.

Super breakfast on the sixth floor, again with great views, plenty of fresh fruit, yoghurt, cereals and hot things, plus more exotic items like Baklava (big favourite with daughter #2!)

Staff very friendly & helpful.

All in all a super place to stay, we were made to feel very welcome and had a super time in the lovely hotel and amazing city.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 October 2013 via mobile

Me and my wife came here on our first leg of our honeymoon and had a wonderful time in Istanbul. Now as for the hotel? Well, the location simply can't be. Beat. It walking distance to both bazaars, the aya sofya, the blue mosque and endless little cafes and shops. Plan on spending most of your time enjoying these spots because the room we were in was verrrrry small. However, the hotel does boast the best view of the city from it's rooftop which was quite enjoyable, especially for dinner. All in all, I would recommend it to a friend if only because of the location and the view from the roof.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
3  Thank Mike L
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We stayed only one night on our way back from visiting the southwest part of Turkey. Wish we had more time but had to fly back home.
The location is absolutely perfect.
The staff was brilliant! Super accommodating, courteous and really helpful.
The rooftop breakfast room is amazing, the rooms while small are well appointed, clean and had everything we needed.
Would highly recommend the Adamar Hotel and stay there again.

Room Tip: Corner suite was a good size, very bright, good city view but could be noisy in high peak tourist se...
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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2  Thank CocoandLouis
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

We just loved this hotel. It has great position, great facilities, excellent staff and a very good top floor panoramic restaurant. The rooms were all comfortable and well-maintained and the front desk staff including Husnu and Evrim could not have been more helpful. The hotel is right on the edge of the top attractions of Sultanahmet which means that just about everything is an easy 5-10 minute walk away. The hotel will organize tours and hop on-hop off bus tickets as and if required. (A tip from us - buy the Museum Pass which lasts for 72 hours and enables you to by-pass the queues at all the major attractions).

The restaurant staff couldn't have been nicer and looked after us well especially when I had a "significant" birthday while we were there. The quality of the food was good and it ws just a magical place to eat looking out at the lights of Aya Sofya, the Blue Mosque, The Bosphorus and The Golden Horn. We wish we could have stayed longer than our 5 days.

Room Tip: Try to avoid the smallest double bed rooms. We were initially allocated one but could not fit all of...
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

The hotel itself is very cozy and the staff incredible friendly and very helpful.
We stayed at Adamar Hotel for a few days when celebrating my fathers birthday and the staff fixed both champange glasses and flowers to the room.

The location itself is fantastic. From the hotel it's walking distance to pretty much all the big attractions in Sultanhamed. Although, if you long for non-touristic restaurants I would take the nearby tram to Taksim square.

The standard rooms are ok, maybe a bit small, but cozy. The deluxe rooms are nice though with nice views. Sometimes it took a while to get hot water running in the shower. And the free wifi was not completely stable, but it worked most of the times.

There is a really nice roof terrace, but when we wanted to have our breakfast up there in the sunshine (there is a stair from the resturant area), the resturant staff told us they didn't allow that. Very strange I thought and perhaps the only thing at the hotel that I thought was really negative.

Overall, a great cozy hotel in a fantastic location.

Room Tip: Deluxe rooms are very nice! And the single room on the northeast side has a beautiful view over Hagi...
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1  Thank David D
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

I used to life in Istanbul when I was a teenager and come back to the city like every 2 years. This time I came back with 8 friends that have never been to Istanbul. All "must see"- sights are in walking distance. The sight from the terrace is incredible, the rooms are typically small, but clean and pretty quiet for downtown Istanbul. Breakfast is rich and nice.

I never staid in Adamar Hotel before, but I will come back for sure. The staff was lovely, helpful and always in a good mood. Special thanks to Musa, who picked us up at the airport, recommended a wonderful place to eat and made a reservation in the meat restaurant Hamdi, that I always visit when I come to Istanbul.

All 9 of us had a wonderful time at Adamar Hotel.

Room Tip: Corner suits are a little bit bigger than the other rooms
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1  Thank Isabel F
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

The position of this hotel is excellent for sightseeing and visiting the main attractions .For a 360 degree view of the city the rooftop restaurant must be one of the best there is, even if you are not staying there buy a drink and enjoy the sights of the large cruise ships in the harbour on one side and the mosques on the other. Staying at this very pleasant hotel the food was very good and varied the service excellent the staff can't do enough for you and cleanliness is a top priority. For me the only downside was the smallness of the room and bathroom because I had a single.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Adamar Hotel

Address: Yerebatan Cad. No:37 Sultanahmet, Fatih | Yerebatan Cad. No:37 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#30 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#45 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#56 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#108 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Price Range: £41 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Adamar Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of historic Istanbul and surrounded by many of the most famous attractions, this luxury 4-star hotel combines quality service with modern comforts. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from our top-floor restaurant, where the city lights create a romantic glow in the evenings, adding to the atmosphere and attractive ambiance. In addition to the warm decor, all 25 rooms are fully-equipped with a private bathroom and adjustable air conditioning. ... more   less 
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