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Sumahan on the Water

Kuleli Cad. No:51 Cengelkoy, Uskudar, Istanbul 34684, Turkey
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  • Galatasaray Island
    1.2 km
  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 5 December 2010
The oasis of tranquility in an otherwise bustling city
We couldn't have chosen a better hotel if we'd tried. Nural's... more
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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 5 December 2010

We couldn't have chosen a better hotel if we'd tried. Nural's welcome and continuous service throughout our 4 day stay was first class, as was the service provided by all the hotel staff (including restaurant menu, wine selection, hamam and massage centre, library with books on Turkey in many languages, etc.). The reception staff were a mine of information on...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 November 2010

My partner and I came to Istanbul and Cappodokya for the first time in October, ending our sojourn at Sumahan for 3 nights. We stayed closer to the Old City for the first part of our trip, left for Central Turkey in the middle, and capped off a wonderful adventure, by staying here, on the Asia side, between the two...

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zürich
Reviewed 29 October 2010

We are a family of two adults and two teenagers. All of us were delighted to stay at the Sumahan and felt at home immediately. The trips with the boat from the hotel to downtown Istanbul were marvellous and in the evenings we were happy to come "home" with "our" boat to this peaceful and wonderful place. The duty managers...

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New York City
Reviewed 11 October 2010

My husband and I spent one evening at Sumahan during our Honeymoon (I wanted to stay in Asia). As other reviewers have noted, the boat ride is not at all a hassle, and actually kind of fun. The rooms at Sumahan are well appointed and afford beautiful views of the Bosphorus and the bridge that connects the Asian and European...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 September 2010

What a magical wonderful place. We had five days to spend exploring Istanbul in the heat of August. After a great deal of research, we set aside recommendations of lovely hotels in Sultanahmet and chose Sumahan on the Water. It is beautiful small hotel designed by its owner/architects to renovate a family owned raki distillery. What a magical wonderful place....

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 6 September 2010

Beautiful boutique hotel in one of the best locations on the Bosporus. Relaxed atmoshphere, tastey food, gorgeous rooms with views of the Bosporus from your bed! Can only recommend it to anybody with style and class who does not look for a show off hotel!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2010

The setting at the Sumahan is nothing short of magical. You could practically dangle your feet from your hotel room into the Bosphorous it is so near. The building which is a renovation of an old distillery has been immaculately conceived by its architect owners. The design and decor are faultless throughout the communal areas and rooms. My wife and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2010

Spent a couple of nights here in August 2010 and really liked the place. If you're happy to be away from the tourist hub of Sultanahmet, this is a chic, contemporary "designer" hotel, right on the water, as the name suggests. Lovely interiors, excellent reception staff, exudes quality everywhere. Food is nothing special, but there's lots of choice nearby. The...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 August 2010

We found the Sumahan hotel by looking for areas that were not over run with tourist. Instead we found the most magnificent hotel in all of Istanbul. Most people stay on the european side of Istanbul thinking it's more convenient. Not true! The hotel has it's own boat that shuttles across the Bosporus in about 7-10 minutes! It will drop...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 August 2010

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at the Sumahan Hotel. The staff was incredibly friendly and the boat that shuttled us back and forth between the Asian and European side of Istanbul was not only extremely convenient, but the ride was gorgeous. We hope to visit again someday soon.

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Staying in Uskudar

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Uskudar
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s most densely populated neighbourhoods. Once a Greek colony, later a haven for people from across the Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons. Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by its myriad treasures than by its many thousand residents. And with fairytale settings such as the “Maiden’s Tower” as well as grand examples of Ottoman Era architecture, plenty of parks, a gorgeous and lengthy coastline, and some of Turkey’s holiest sites, there’s no end to the sightseeing possibilities. Easily reached from the city’s European shores via a steady network of ferries, time spent in Uskudar reveals a “real life” Istanbul that many who experience find extremely fascinating.
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Additional Information about Sumahan on the Water

Address: Kuleli Cad. No:51 Cengelkoy, Uskudar, Istanbul 34684, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Uskudar
Price Range: €158 - €208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sumahan on the Water 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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#82 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#91 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#159 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
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