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This past April a friend and I planned a week in Istanbul. Well, the original plan was to stay in Istanbul, but we planned other excursions mid week. I'll get to that momentarily. In an effort to cut down on cost, we looked for an affordable hotel on AirBnB and found Marmara Guesthouse. The Guesthouse is located a five minute...

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São Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I definitely recommend Marmara Guesthouse for anyone. The location is great, just a 5-min walk from the Blue Mosque/Hagia Sophia, in the heart of Sultanahmet. It has a rooftop space for breakfast with a view to the Bosphorus and it's simply amazing to start your day there. The food is also great with a big variety to choose from. Rooms...

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Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check-in was speedy. Upon checking in the room it was what we expected. It has a queen bed and a single bed, so the room is spacious enough for two people. The toilet is new and clean, we were provided the usual toiletries. The perks for this place is definitely the breakfast! 6 types of jams, hot pancakes, breads, dried...

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Arcata, California
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Wish my friend and I had planned to stay longer in this incredible city! Can't wait to go back! Marmara was the best in every way- kind/accommodating service, super clean rooms, white, cozy down comforters with great mattresses, delicious breakfast buffet on a terrace overlooking the Bosphorus, walkable to the incredible mosques, palace, grand bazaar etc.!

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The family are lovely and did everything possible to make us feel welcome and at home . centrally located to restaurant cafes, museum ,and tourists attraction . Rooms are clean with traditional decor . Great breakfast at rooftop with fantastic view .

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I love this hotel, so friendly and save; very clean and calm. I spent 5 nights there. I enjoyed the privacy this place offers in the middle of the tourist area. However, breakfast is nothing to write home about. This family runs a travel agency. I booked a 7 day tour in Turkey, with them. I learned so much, they...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My brother and I found Marmara Guesthouse as Istanbul's top rated budget guesthouse from Lonely Planet, so we had high expectations. I'm pleased to say that our expectations were exceeded! The staff were so friendly and willing to help us get settled, and were happy to recommend local places to eat and things to see. A highlight of Marmara Guesthouse...

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Ludhiana, India
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Mamara GH is in an excellent location near the historic sights of Istanbul and has a view over the sea of Mamara. Staff working here are extremely helpful and kind- especially yagmur, who gave me helpful advice re. Public transport. The room has mod cons one might expect - room was heated, shower was hot, the wifi worked and the...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I was here a couple of days in november and so loved it. I travelled around Turkey but never had been to Istanbul before, a bit afraid of 'kalabalık' (Crowded) But Marmara Guesthouse is in a kind of blind alley in the Sultan Ahmet area. So it was quiet peacefully. I am pretty spoilt when it comes to Turkish breakfast...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Such a great little place. Comfortable rooms, lovely and helpful staff, as well as a yummy breakfast served on a terrace with a gorgeous view!!! Rooms are basic but properly fitted out and so comfortable. Some steep stairs, but you can manage it... there are rooms on the lower floors if this is an issue. Excellent location for sightseeing, particularly...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Marmara Guesthouse

Address: Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No:15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: €29 - €42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Marmara Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Street side room was quiet in October, even with the windows open.”
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