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    Arena Hotel

    Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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    • Excellent52%
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    Reviewed 7 July 2014

    So pleased I discovered this place. Where to start?! Perfect location, a stones throw from the Blue Mosque. A great starting point to all first time visitors to Istanbul. Even though it is so central the hotel is situated on a lovely quiet street. The...More

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    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel

    Dear Kate M, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Arena Hotel. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and felt at home, enjoyed the very essence of our service culture, which is exactly what we strive for....More

    Reviewed 6 July 2014

    Really good location within walking distance of the Hippodrome, Blue Mosque etc. Helpful and friendly staff. The breakfasts were really good, lots of choice of well prepared home cooked pastries, bread, fruit, yogurts, honeys, jams, cold meats and cheeses. Scrambled eggs etc. The restaurant was...More

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    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel

    Dear Michael F, Thank you very much for your marvelous review about Arena Hotel. My team and I, we appreciate your distinction and vigilance. Your comments gave us the motivation and support to offer the best service and quality to our guests in our hotel....More

    Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

    The hotel is clean, and great value for money. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The location is fabulous, easy walking distance to all the sights as well as some lovely restaurants. We would definitely stay here again.More

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    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel

    Dear DannySian, Thank you very much for spending time to write about Arena Hotel. My team and I, we appreciate this brief review as well as your recognition and lovely words. And we are looking forward to welcome you soon at Arena Hotel in future....More

    Reviewed 30 June 2014

    We had a lovely spacious room in the new part of the hotel, overlooking the Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque. The staff are exemplary and are incredibly helpful, particularly, Mehmet, Sinel & Selcuk, who all made every effort to make our stay pleasant. This is a...More

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    Response from arenahotelistanbul, Guest Relations Manager at Arena Hotel

    Dear Ninotchka2014, Thank you very much for taking the time to share you feedback about Arena Hotel. I am extremely happy that you and your husband enjoyed your experience at our hotel and had a terrific first time trip in Istanbul. Your feedback and lovely...More

    Reviewed 26 June 2014

    Nice little hotel, centrally located in a rather quiet area with small streets. It’s just a 10-minutes walk to Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) and Hagia Sophia, from there you can get everywhere by tram. Hospitality and service were great, very friendly and helpful staff. Our room...More

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    Anthemis Hotel
     
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
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    • Price range
    • US$48 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #51 Family Hotel in Istanbul
    • #64 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
    • #129 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
    • #135 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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    Nearby
    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
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    zebras5
    Not sure if there is a swimming pool? Instead is there a spa room?Travelling in mid July so probably pretty hot?
    12 May 2016|
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    Response from Kay B | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry about delay in finding your question. There was no sign of any swimming pool at the Arena but they claim to have a haman (Turkish Bath ) and I did see a lady in a white coat who would seem to be the attendant... More
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    jen2951
    Hi everyone. Can anybody tell me if the safety deposit box is big enough to hold a laptop ? Many thanks Jen
    18 February 2015|
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    Response from GoTravelAU | Reviewed this property |
    It was good size for I -pad, but don't think will be big enough for laptop.
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    angel990
    are the bathrooms open to the view of the bedrooms,judging from your pictures you can see into the bathrooms with no privacy for the person using them
    10 February 2015|
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    Response from YankeeinQatar | Reviewed this property |
    The two rooms we had (we saw a third) all had private bathrooms with a door that closed. Not a privacy problem. The rooms were tight for two people with luggage but lovely.
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    "Clean, quait, very close to the most important visiting points."
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    "Rooms are quiet & theres an elevator which is very convenient with suitcases"
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    "Muezzins call at 0500, probably audible in all rooms, otherwise very quiet."
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    "Rooms on the top floor have a nice sea view"
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