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Gul Sultan Hotel

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from Dallas, Texas (USA) to Turkey for first time (Nov.2015) and stayed at Gul Sultan Hotel for 4 nights. This place is run by a wonderful owner who is very helpful, always available, and friendly. From the moment we walked in till we left, it felt like home. You will feel like you are with close friends. The...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello! I am very happy to have known friendly people in this Hotel which is very good. I would like give all my thanks to Hamit and Muhterem for their sympathy and assistance. Gül Sultan Hotel is in a quiet, charm, residential and touristic area whis is in the best part of Istanbul near Sultan Ahmet, since we can find...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay. Staff were helpful and friendly. The room was fairly small and basic, but was fine for me as a solo traveller. Great location with a 5min walk to The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia etc. surrounded by many restaurants. Can recommend for those looking for an affordable, basic hotel in a great location with great staff

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A very good ratio price qualité. A good choice for family. You will be very good welcome. Near the mosquies Santa Sophia and the blue one. Thé grand bazar and the spice one are very closed. You can find a lot of restaurants very closes too.

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Hamit Ç, Owner at Gul Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi.Dear Marc, Thanks for your kindness and great feedback.We are sure it will be very helpful for us and next guests who will like to travel to Istanbul.We hope to accommodate at our hotel during your next trip to Istanbul. Take good care Marc. KIND REGARDS HAMİT ÇELİK

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The hosts were great and very helpful. Rooms are clean and have all the necessities. Buffet breakfast on the roof was good but repetitive if staying more than a few days. The location is key and only a few minutes walk from the main attractions blue mosque and aya sofia etc. Would highly recommend it and would not hesitate to...

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Hamit Ç, Manager at Gul Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Saud A, Thank you very much for sharing this review on Trip Advisor and for your kind comments about our hotel's location and our stuff. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us and went home with memorable moments not only from the Hotel but also from the Old Town and Istanbul. We hope you...

Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Who is looking for simple and comfortable accommodation near the monuments, that is correct. Every day, clean duvets, tidy room, washing bathroom, clean towels, disposable cloth slippers, soap and a small fridge was saying. Willingness and hospitality hoteliers pleasant environment meet our expectations. When should I visit Istanbul again, I will certainly seek accommodation in this hotel. Thank you for...

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Hamit Ç, Manager at Gul Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi.Dear Livia, First thanks for taking your valuable time to type this great review about our hotel. We are very happy to read and see on tripadvisor's page all this positive thinking of you. We wish to see and accommodate you next time you are in Istanbul.Take care of yourfself. KIND REGARDS HAMİT ÇELİK

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed at Sultan Gul for 2 days and the owner of the hotel - Mr. Hamit and other staff member Murad was really nice and welcoming. It's situated very close to Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi and Basilica Cistern.

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Hamit Ç, Manager at Gul Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi.Dear Anwar, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in Istanbul and for your very valuable review. We are glad you enjoyed our location and our staff. Thank you again for taking time to type us a review. We are looking forward to accommodating you on your next trip to the Istanbul. Take care of yourself. KIND...

Reviewed 24 March 2016

It's situated very close to Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi and Basilica Cistern. Pleasant personnel. Cheap prices. Good for young travelers who prefers all day sightseeing tours, not staying in the hotel.

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Hamit Ç, Manager at Gul Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi.Dear Sergey, First thanks for taking your valuable time to type this great review about our hotel. We are very happy to read and see on tripadvisor's page all this positive thinking of you. We wish to see and accommodate you next time you are in Istanbul.Take care of yourfself. KIND REGARDS HAMİT ÇELİK

Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Sultan Gul for 5 days and the owner of the hotel - Mr. Hamit and other staff was really nice and welcoming. Hotel has a great location. Close to main attraction places like the Hagia Sophia and Sultan Ahmet Mosque and bazaar. Anything you need can just ask the hotel to arrange. I recomend Sultan Gul Hotel...

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Hamit Ç, Manager at Gul Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi.Dear Najla Y, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in Istanbul and for your great review about our hotel. İt is great to hear that our customers are satisfied with our service. We wish to see and accommodate you next time you are in Istanbul. Take care of yourfself. KIND REGARDS HAMİT ÇELİK

Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Mr Hamit has been very helpful in catering to our needs before we arrived and throughout our stay there. The location was superb as all the historical visits like blue mosque, ayasofya and topkapi are within walking distance. Breakfast was good although there was not much of variety. The other employees were also very nice. Overall, my family and I...

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Hamit Ç, Manager at Gul Sultan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi.Dear Faezah, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in Istanbul and for your very valuable review. We are glad you enjoyed our location and our staff. Thank you again for taking time to type us a review. We are looking forward to accommodating you on your next trip to the Istanbul. Take care of yourself. KIND...

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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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 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gul Sultan Hotel is situated on the shores of the Historical Peninsula. Strait next to the the St. Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque. This places are only few minutes by walk. This was first the site of the recidence from early in 20th century. Has been renovated to hotel at August 2004. Hotel Gul Sultan is brandnewly furnished well decorated and all rooms have private bathroom, hair dryer, international dialing phones, air-condition, with minibar, TV, central heating. Our staff fluently speaks english and will be very happy to assist your trip in Istanbul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gul Sultan Hotel

Address: Sultanahmet Akbiyik Caddesi No 9 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: €20 - €52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gul Sultan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#70 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#93 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“The rooms that open up to the street may be loud at night due to loud street music. For sensitive sleepers, other side room may be better.”
 of 5 bubbles fmfarooqui, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street have a more interesting view.”
 of 5 bubbles robha2, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The call to prayer starts at 6:15 am through to early evening and are made from amplified sources in Mosques and tend to be quite loud.”
 of 5 bubbles willowguesthouse, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms away from street are probably quieter, but it was nice to overlook the life in the street.”
 of 5 bubbles quisScotland, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
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