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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 18 November 2016

the best hotel i have been in 21's times visiting turkey.elegant hotel's building & rooms. my room reflected silver colour the bed, desk, safety deposit box & the balthroom are all in silver colour. the reality of the room is more elegant than the photos. wifii extremely fast, tv include's 500 channels in turkish lang & others, refrigerator is excellent....

Thank esham83
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Only stayed a few nights, but level of service and comfort was exceptional. Offered me drinks, gave directions, special offers, advice, warm at every moment. No charge when I had to leave late. Literally prepared to do whatever they could to make my stay go right. Beautiful couple run the hotel and great support staff as well. For the budget...

Thank cloudgo
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We went there in 1-3 january..we book 2 rooms...the first for mine and my woman and the second for my father and mother...they have friendly atmosphere ...clean rooms...the place its "easy" because you are near of all(blue mosque,aya sophia,topkapi,grand bazzar ,metro etc)...i promise that if you choose that hotel you will return at home with the best impression...thanks for all...

Thank Aristofanis B
MURAT G, General Manager at Aleph Hotel, responded to this review

That is really kind of you. Real impressive review for all of us. We're looking forward to see you again and serve you even better. Cheers friends!

Reviewed 3 January 2016

If you are looking for a swanky, posh hotel look elsewhere, and be prepared to pay more money. The Aleph is an older style hotel that is bit by bit upgrading and making solid improvements. We booked the Aleph though Airbnb, initial booking problems all sorted out by staff quickly and efficiently. Room good, great shower and very comfortable bed,...

1Thank nmg_10
Halifax, nova scotia
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This hotel has a great location and lots of promise. The owners promise to change decor and upgrade rooms...all in need. We found this place to be grotty, but the location and view from the roof hooked us. The breakfast totally sucked. But, the front desk staff was good and the middle-of-the-night assistance with an airport taxi that was late...

Thank seaspray3
muratgulerwrks, General Manager at Aleph Hotel, responded to this review

I believe we do know that the "renovation" is a "progress" which needs income for small properties like this one you stayed over only about 20 Euros in the center of this historical city like many people did with no complain and without sucking all the coffee just for it's free. In Istanbul, staying in Aleph is going to cost...

Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

The rooms were on the small side. The bathrooms don't have ventilation and can get smelly and humid, so you need to leave the door open. The AC was sketchy. WiFi was good enough. No elevator! Rooms were clean, tidy, and up to date. The staff was not at the reception half of the time. I called and asked if...

Thank Majid L
muratgulerwrks, General Manager at Aleph Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam You are completely right about the technical problems like shower humidity and the air-conditioner. And the only excuse of ours is we just need a little more time to get rid of technical & financial difficulties. We'll soon fix them all and serve way better. About the reception and the TV channels: I already shared your...

Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Only a few minutes walk from the Blue Mosque, we stayed as a family of 4 and had two adjoining rooms each with its own bathroom, fridge, kettle and air con. The breakfast was good and the WiFi was really fast. Staff were extremely helpful especially when our luggage failed to turn up until the morning we were due to...

Thank RobbieD17
muratgulerwrks, General Manager at Aleph Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robbie, Thanks for all your review; we appreciate it. :) Hope to see you again in Istanbul and serve you and your friends better. Sincerely,

Reviewed 1 July 2015

Me and 3 friends stayed at this hotel. We rented 2 rooms and they were kind of connected. So far so good. But we had some problems of air conditioning in one the rooms, that were not solved, and at night it got a little bit hot inside the room. We had another problem with the staff, we arrived a...

1Thank Thiago F
muratguler, Manager at Aleph Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly, thanks for the honest review. This is going to help us to make it better for both our guests and our hotel. We're going to fix this problem you had with that staff. He is been warned more the once about this kind of situations before by me. I've been under this responsibility since july 1st here and I...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 7 May 2015

My boyfriend and I were booked at this hotel for four nights. When we arrived at the hotel at around 1:30 A.M. (our flight landed in Istanbul at midnight), we were told by the receptionist that the hotel was overbooked for our first two nights and we would be moved to another hotel. The receptionist refused to give any information...

4Thank Lisa E

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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 retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A boutique hotel located in center of the Historical Center of Istanbul. We try our best to give our guests a decent service for both accomodation and/or breakfast on the terrace with a nice view of Marmara Sea. In each room has - Air-conditioning - Cable tv with more than 400 channels - A refrigerator and room service for 24 hours. This hotel is very close to The Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia Museum (about 5-10 mins by walking) and almost in the center of the best restaurants and bars; historical places that could be said 'countless'. To visit other beauties on other districts of Istanbul like Kadikoy, Taksim, Beyoglu, Besiktas, Ortakoy, The Bosphorus itself, The Golden Horn, Grand Bazaar and Egytp Bazaar, Pierre Loti, etc., the public transportation is quite easy compared to other neighbourhood in this city. We do help our guests about the places they intend to visit, give hints and clues for those places, help for any kind of transfer you prefer or help you how to use the public transportation units. And we appreciate 'all' feedback to improve our hospitality and services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aleph Hotel

Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:15, Istanbul 34122, Turkey (Formerly Darul Eman Hotel)
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: €22 - €68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aleph Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“the staff are very friendly & helpful they make every thing for the comfortablity of the travlers”
esham83, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful ground floor room with a private garden and pomegranate tree.”
cloudgo, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“107 was great”
nmg_10, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go high...”
seaspray3, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Air conditioning in the room is a must have!”
thiagof248, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
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