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Antique Hotel
Ranked #648 of 1,156 Hotels in Istanbul
London
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Budget Stay”
Reviewed 7 May 2013

For travelers on tight budget, it doesn't get better than Antique Hostel. This lovely dated building has all the amenities that you look for in a budget accommodation. Clean, spacious, comfortable and stone's throw away from Sultan Ahmet mosque and Hagia Sofia. What else and more can one ask for?
They have a great guy named Younus (he is getting married soon to a Turkish rockstar), he wil look after you and all your need. I wish him all the best.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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katmandu
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140 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2013

The Hotel Antique is small,homely,warm.
the rooms are not big,but confortable and cosy.
the manager is always ready to help with informations,a chat,a suggestion for your dayly program.
the best part is the breackfast on the roof,with fresh cakes and a real turckish style delightful atmosphere.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 March 2013

You could not ask for a better location. What better way to start or end your day by walking the Hippodrome and passing the Blue Mosque while taking in the visual splendor of the Hagia Sophia. The place is not fancy, but provides a good sleep. The people themselves could not have been more friendly or welcoming. It really did feel pleasant and comfortable coming and going, and for the price, I'm not sure it can be beat. The wi-fi was spotty in the room, but the lobby computer was available at all times. Quiet location, not much traffic in this particular area. Generally a great value.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank KennethGChicago
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Brussels, Belgium
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Positive: nice and friendly people, perfect location, good breakfast, clean, very good value for little money
Negative: near to minarets, small room and very small bathroom (but clean and ok for that price)

A very good and friendly address on a perfect location in the beautiful city of Istanbul

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Christine D
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

A great location for a walking tour of Sultanahmet area of Istanbul. This place is a few minutes from the mosques and about 20 minutes walk to the Grand Bazar, you could easily walk to the Galata bridge from here too.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Tartu
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Wonderful location (although it is a little bit difficult to find, even with a map). You will find there truly friendly and helpful staff. Nice clean hotel and very good breakfast. The internet connection could be a little bit faster.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sirje K
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2012

An okay hotel in a nice location in the Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. All the main attractions including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace are located within walking distance. It was pretty clean and tidy, although the whole hotel could use a renovation. Breakfast on the top terrace was great and the view is amazing. The owner, Enis, was very helpful.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled solo
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1 Thank SammyUgg
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Additional Information about Antique Hotel

Property: Antique Hotel
Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Cad. Ogul Sok. No:17, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #648 of 1,156 Hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Antique Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are the Antique Hotel Istanbul which serves since June, 1989. Centrally located in Sultanahmet, The Antique hotel is a traditional family run property situated in the historical centre of Istanbul. Hotel Antique makes visitors feel more like a home. Accommodations are available for the short and long term stays for international travelers. The Antique is one of the most unique and definitely best BB hotel in the Sultanahmet district, offering friendly budget accommodations. ... more   less 
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