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Ottoman Hotel Imperial

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#112 of 1,135 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights in Istanbul at this hotel... This is a really good hotel as its situated near the blue mosque and directly opposite the Hagia Sophia! The breakfast buffet is substantial and the rooms are pleasant (although the teams are quite noisy at night).. I did feel the dinner menu was a little overpriced for what...

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

DEAR Bethany P, Hope all is well with you and warm regards from cloudy Istanbul. We do highly appreciate the time you have taken to complete this review following your recent stay at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial. We are so happy to have heard that you have found our hotel ideally located for sightseeing purposes. In addition to this we...

Reviewed 31 July 2016

The hotel is decent and staff extremely helpful. Actually the location is a big plus. Everything around is just a stone throw away. The location is peaceful. The room we stayed in was clean and the furniture was really Ottoman style. I would recommend this hotel for a neat budget stay.

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

DEAR Ninatte Q, Hope you are doing well and warm regards from sunny Istanbul. Thank you so much indeed for having completed this review regarding your recent stay with us. We are thrilled that it has been overall an enjoyable stay with us and that the staff has been the most helpful for you. It seems likely that thanks to...

Kobe, Japan
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Booked the top floor suite (406) and we couldn't get over the view of the Hagia Sofia! Not sure how many other hotels could offer that. The hotel has some good style and a really great breakfast, but our room and the halls were a bit tired. Some great staff, including our very friendly housekeeper. I'd say very good value...

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

DEAR BrideChilla, Hope all is well with you and warmest greetings from our beloved Istanbul. We do thank you so much for having completed this review following your recent stay at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial. We are so glad to have heard that you have overall enjoyed your stay with us and that you have found it good value for...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The hotel is located right next to (and I mean RIGHT next to) Hagia Sophia. The building was a former school and hospital built in the middle of 19th century so it has a certain charm and atmosphere. The fake wood floors and cheap furniture was not really first class but the view out of our room of the Hagia...

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

DEAR SixpackDC, Hope you are doing well and warmest greetings from our beloved Istanbul. We do thank you so much indeed for having completed this review following your recent stay with us. We are glad that you have overall enjoyed your stay at our establishment and that you were quite satisfied with the proximity that our hotel has. We would...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The hotel was a little hard to find. Our taxi driver dropped us off by the Hagia Sophia about 100 meters away pointing us in what direction we had to walk to see it. There was construction on the mosque which left everythingn very dark and sketchy so we were a bit nervous. But after a few steps there was...

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

DEAR JARCIN, Hope this finds you well and warm greetings from Sultanahmet, the historic peninsula of Istanbul. We do highly appreciate the time you have taken to complete this review following your stay at our establishment. We are thrilled that it has been thoroughly an enjoyable stay with us and that you cannot wait to stay with us again. We...

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We found this hotel last minute on our second trip to Istanbul. Love staying in this area so perfect for that. Wasn't as impressed with hotel as I would like. Wifi in our corner room was really bad, shower didn't work so luckily we were moved to better room off the street. Restaurant has very nice ambience but food was...

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Patrick C, Hope you are doing well and warmest regards from our beloved city. We do thank you so much for having completed this review following your recent stay at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial. We are glad that you have enjoyed the classic charm and the character which our hotel has to offer. Besides we are happy to have...

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My friend and I loved being here right in the middle of old town. Easy walk to Blue Mosque, Culhane Park and Topkapi. And not too far from Grand Bazaar. Rooms small but clean and very comfortable. Restaurant excellent. Staff very helpful. Many restaurants around to choose from.

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

DEAR Janice T, Hope you are doing well and warm regards from our beloved Istanbul. We do thank you so much for the time you have taken to complete this review following your recent stay at our establishment. We are thrilled that it has been overall an enjoyable stay with us and that you have enjoyed being right in the...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We arrived late one night ( 11pm) and was allocated a small but adequate room. But then we looked out the window and realised we were facing the street and only one level above the ground. We had trams going past ringing their bells, and people partying in the streets. the bathroom was unclean and had hair in the sink....

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

DEAR Robert P, Hope this finds you well and greetings from Sultanahmet, the historic peninsula of Istanbul. Thank you so much indeed for having completed this review regarding your recent stay at our establishment. We are thrilled that you have overall enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff could make a small contribution to your stay in our...

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The hotel is perfectly situated for walking to all the best historical sites and traveling by tram to other sites as well. The staff is also very friendly and amenable. My husband stayed there in 2008 as well and like the service. Unfortunately the physical plant needs help. When the water went out for 2 days (a particular problem in...

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OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel Imperial, responded to this review

Dear Kate W, Hope this finds you well and warmest regards from sunny Istanbul. We do highly appreciate the time you have taken to complete this review regarding your recent stay with us. We are deeply sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience regarding the water outage. We had to undergo an unscheduled maintenance to fix it out as soon...

Reviewed 23 June 2016

i was completely happy with this hotel, very central to everything,close to all public transport and i felt very safe in the area where the hotel was located. The service was great,and the staff were friendly and very helpful.There is a inhouse restaurant and the breakfast smorgasbord was yummy.Having said that there were plenty of restaurants, ,cafes in the area...

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Dear Raymond D, Hope you are doing well and warmest regards from sunny Istanbul. We cannot thank you enough for having completed this splendid review regarding your recent stay at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial. We are so glad that you have been completely happy with your choice and that it has been thoroughly a wonderful stay with us. We are...

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ottoman Hotel Imperial is situated on the truly premium location in Istanbul, on an elevated position, surrounded by all the major historical and cultural sights in the heart of the old town, Sultanahmet, viewing the impressive Hagia Sophia (St.Sophia, Aya Sofya) Museum. This is absolutely the best location in Istanbul, within easy walking distance of the main monuments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ottoman Hotel Imperial

Address: Caferiye Sok. No:6 D:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: €42 - €74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ottoman Hotel Imperial 4*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Ottoman Hotel Istanbul
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#73 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#84 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#86 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#123 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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“Any room is fine.”
Tialicious, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of Hagia Sophia, if you don't mind a louder 5am wake-up call to prayer, of course”
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419philw, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in rooms 302 and 204 both had Hamman showers and we're comfortable and quiet.”
ChristinaM144, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room 203, was directly facing Hagia Sophia”
926athiram, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the Hagia Sophia”
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JaneYost, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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