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Suleymaniye Hamami

Mimar Sinan Cad. No:20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34460, Turkey
+90 212 520 34 10
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Great for couples

Went here with my wife one morning as they cater exclusively for couples. Well worth the visit... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2015
Sean C
Perth, Australia
Great first time experience

We visited this hamam as we wanted to share the experience as a couple. It was great and we were... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
Brighton, England
via mobile
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Suleymaniye Hamam is a traditional Turkish bath that continues to operate today. The building, commissioned by Sultan Suleyman and designed by the Turkish architect Mimar Sinan, was built in 1557. It features dramatic archways and domes and is decorated with elaborate marble inlay. It is the only hamam in Istanbul where men and women bathe together. 40 Euro per person.The entire hamam experience will last between 60-90 minutes.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“turkish bath” (76 reviews)
“steam room” (28 reviews)
“hot room” (20 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mimar Sinan Cad. No:20 | Suleymaniye, Istanbul 34460, Turkey
+90 212 520 34 10
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

Went here with my wife one morning as they cater exclusively for couples. Well worth the visit. Clean, secure change rooms, and then the hamam itself, which was a great experience. Just bring a bottle of water with you into the hamam as you will...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

We visited this hamam as we wanted to share the experience as a couple. It was great and we were well looked after from the moment we stepped through the door, they guide you through every step. The hamam has great historic architecture and feels...More

Thank AndrewDavidFox
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Not the cheapest experience one can have in Istanbul but certainly one of the most unique for an American tourist so I think it is worth the price of admission. The building is so historic that you can imagine Turks centuries ago enjoying this custom.....More

Thank SmithAtlanta
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We were there on Monday night and it was really terrible! The service was bad and the treatment really really bad! It is a tourist rip off! I went to a better Hamam in Germany!! The exfoliation was very badly done. So fast and carelessly!...More

3  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 23 September 2015

It is my favourite Turkish Bath in Istanbul. Although you have to go with your couple and the Bath is too humid and warm. The place and the environment is fantastic. I tried other Turkish Baths and none of them was as good as this...More

1  Thank Carmen G
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the experience at this hamam. As we are a mixed couple we picked this hamam so we could go in together (other hamams are single sex). We arrived at 16:00 on a Sunday without a reservation and there was only one other family...More

Thank Morgi_1
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

It's the only one which you can go as a couple,other hammams are separate An old hammam with kind people who work there Stuff are more friendly not serious bussines guys You will feel like home Price is 35€each and they have one way shuttle...More

2  Thank delara90
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Fine experience. It was nice that my boyfriend and I could be together. The bath was clean :) You only get what u pay for, no Extra service. The scrub and massage was not Really impressive :( Dont go for the massage, go if you...More

1  Thank Jannie J
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We asked our hotel for recommendations and they suggested Suleymaniye Hamam since it was within a short walking distance. The reservation was easy to make, my husband and I paid $45 USD each and they provided everything. Overall it was a nice and interesting experience....More

1  Thank Mountaingirl614
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The worst experience of our Turkey Trip We paid 40 Euros each for 1. a rude helper who gave me 3 times bigger slippers from which my feet would slip out. When I said i can't wear them - he told me that then i...More

3  Thank Soniya S
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Response from xandocan | Reviewed this property |
hi, i guess not. just because they do the massage in the steaming room.
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6 December 2015|
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Response from JuergenWDobler | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer your specific questions, but my take would be that it really depends how busy they are and how many bookings they have. We went there mid afternoon on a Saturday without having booked in advance. We just... More
Moe A
28 September 2015|
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Response from Mircea I | Reviewed this property |
Traditionaly the massage is made only by males.