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“Great location center 2 years old hotel” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City

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Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City
Ranked #158 of 1,120 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
New York City, New York
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170 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Great location center 2 years old hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

We stay for 2 night all are fine standard .
Fantastic location closed to everything .
No pool no fitness .
Breakfast ok axeptable coffee good viennoisie no.
Wifi good important for me working all the time...
Airport transfer a bit expensive at 50 euro on way neighbours do the same service for 30 euro only.....
We dont try the resto .
Room confortable bed very good shower excellent super top.
Aminities are good .
Total price per day 180 euro in my opinion as all in turkey expensive for quality service proposed.

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

I really had great time, location is very central and the breakfast is quite rich, staff was amazing especially asude helped us a lot. I recommend it strongly, the only minus i would say was the reception staff was not really helpful. and why there are no mirrors in the rooms ?!

Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Helena, Montana
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92 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

An elegant, modern, relatively small hotel right in the heart of the old city. The rooms and public spaces are sleek and efficient. Each day there is a wonderful breakfast buffet that includes abundant local fruits and vegetables, cheeses, breads, yogurt, plus the usual eggs. If you can get a room with a view toward Hagia Sophia, you'll enjoy the spectacular sight of that building at any hour of the day or night.

Room Tip: Try to get a view toward Hagia Sophia.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Redlands, California
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

Clean white sheets are a prerequisite when I book my own hotels. This one was found by our tour company and so didn't expect much. On the contrary, it was clean, comfortable and modern. The wifi was reliable and easy. Free bottles water in the room As well as tea and coffee. View of Hagia Sophia was a bonus.

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Rodntonda
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Aysegul S, Front Office Supervisor at Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City, responded to this review, 9 May 2014
We would like to thank you for your kind interest and accomodation at our hotel. Your comments is important for us .
If you have a good stay and have great time in our hotel , it makes us happy.

Please don’t forget to have comfortable accomodation with best service in our hotel and to get great time in this location .

We wish you have very good memories in our hotel, that you will remember with a smile.

I hope to see you again.

Best Regards,


Onur Gül
Front Office Supervisor
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Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Our group had booked six rooms. All were very good, non-smoking. I had great view of Hagia Sofia from the room. It's location is just unbeatable, Roman Cistern in next door, Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazar (all within 5 min walk), great restaurents. Location is great for taking night pictures of HS and Blue Mosque. Nice standard breakfast. Helpful front desk. Easy check-in and out. Nice terrace to have breakfast. Rooms were decent size, beds were nice. Overall, good hotel makes it great with location. Would definately stay again.

Room Tip: ask for Hagia Sofia view (perhaps a premium room rate but worth it)
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Aysegul S, Front at Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City, responded to this review, 9 May 2014
We would like to thank you for your kind interest and accomodation at our hotel. Your comments is important for us .
If you have a good stay and have great time in our hotel , it makes us happy.

Please don’t forget to have comfortable accomodation with best service in our hotel and to get great time in this location .

We wish you have very good memories in our hotel, that you will remember with a smile.

I hope to see you again.

Best Regards,


Onur Gül
Front Office Supervisor
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Baku, Azerbaijan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

This Hotel verry good. I have stayed this hotel , services good, location convenient
and price is suitable. personell are professional and friendly . Everything was in easy walking distance, and to my surprise, the city was quiet at night.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank VugarAliyev
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Aysegul S, Front Office Supervisor at Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City, responded to this review, 3 May 2014
We would like to thank you for your kind interest and accomodation at our hotel. Your comments is important for us .
If you have a good stay and have great time in our hotel , it makes us happy.

Please don’t forget to have comfortable accomodation with best service in our hotel and to get great time in this location .

We wish you have very good memories in our hotel, that you will remember with a smile.

I hope to see you again.

Best Regards,


Onur Gül
Front Office Supervisor
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Florence, Alabama
Level Contributor
47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

We absolutely loved this hotel. Not only were the staff friendly and helpful with all our inquiries, but all the main sights --Roman Cistern, Hagia Sophia (viewable from room balcony!), Blue Mosque, etc.-- are just steps away. No need to take a taxi or bus. 5 minute walk gets you to all the above. The breakfast was also ample and delicious. With this hotel you have the best of both worlds: surrounded by the landmarks of antiquity, but lodging in a new (3 years old, I think), modern, and very comfortable hotel. We were very please in every regard. Highly recommend. If this is your first trip to Istanbul (it was for me), this is exactly where you want to be, smack in the middle of Sultanahmed historic district. Enjoy. BTW, in terms of shopping better prices can be had at bazaars (e.g., on periphery of Grand Bazaar, behind Hagia Sophia, etc.) than at the shops immediately adjacent to the hotel.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with view of Hagia Sophia.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank edelstein7
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Additional Information about Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City

Property: Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City
Address: Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cad. No:13 Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey (Formerly Crowne Plaza Hagia Sophia)
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #158 of 1,120 Hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:5 star — Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City 5*
Number of rooms: 63
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City , is a deluxe category hotel and situated at Sultanahmet square. Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City has opened at 2011. Hotel has 63 rooms categories of deluxe and superior rooms and offers its guest a magnificent service. All rooms has their own espresso machine, wireless internet connection, LCD televisions and general air condition.. Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City offers a rich choice of food and beverage services; 2 restaurants, one Garden Restaurant and (an A’la Carte restaurant,) a bar and a café… Hotel is surrounded with all major and cultural landmarks. Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace are in a short walking distance to Hotel which is one of the best choices for leisure guests expecting upscale service. You will be fascinated with direct view of Hagia Sophia Museum when you have a look from your window or enjoy the historical atmosphere while drinking a coffee at unique terrace of the Hotel. ... more   less 
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