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Rast Hotel

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Reviewed 11 June 2016

The Rast hotel is in the perfect location for anyone who wants to visit Istanbul. Centrally located next to all the main spots (majority walking distance) including tram, bus and metro links. Me and my family were more than satisfied. The location is ideal for anyone who's going to be out and about, which I hope everyone does in the...

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Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Avery well located hotel in the heart of the historical part of the city. the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, the Cistern and the Grand Bazaar are within walking distance. The rooms are just ok. However, the view from the breakfast room is really wonderful. Breakfast is varied and delicious. staff very hospitable.

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Wheaton Maryland
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The Rast Hotel is a lovely well kept hotel within walking distance to all the tourist sites. The rooms are perfect sized, loved our room with balconey overlooking the street. Breakfast choices were varied with hot and cold choices and alternated daily. We stayed Feb. 5&6, 2016. The evening manager, Hape was a delight, greeted us whenever we walked through...

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Kaeng Khoi, Thailand
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

I can only but endorse the numerous very positive reviews of Rast Hotel. - the location is perfect for exploring Sultanahmet by foot - the Hotel is better than the 3 star rating, my room was excellent - the room rate price is very reasonable - the views from the Rooftop breakfast terrace are spectacular. I very much look forward...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

A huge thank you to the staff for a great stay (other than the very rude housekeeper). Our stay was perfect. Comfy rooms, great breakfast. The view is amazing! But more than that, the staff (in particular Arthur and Ugur) were so obliging. They allowed an early check-in and then let us store our luggage and hang out at the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This was a very good hotel, reasonably priced and perfectly located only steps from Sultanahmet square. It's biggest selling point is the breakfast terrace which looks out towards the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. What a view out to the Bosphorus! I can still see the blue sky filled with seagulls and the domes in the distance. The view...

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ohio
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We arrived after being ripped off by a taxi driver so Mr. Happy's kindness was really important. He couldn't have been nicer. He immediately offered us breakfast and had our room ready to check in by 10AM which was unexpected. The location is perfect for touring especially to the Blue Mosque, a few minutes walk. There are restaurants near and...

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Malaysia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Four nights in Istanbul makes a great stay at this hotel. Very close to everything that needed to explore. Near tramp station that can be used if needed. It is a boutique hotel that could be a remembered for a while for its hospitality. Great view rooftop breakfast turkey style. Lots of birds flying makes it more lively. Definitely will...

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Lufkin, Texas
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The Rast Hotel has an excellent location to walk to all the Old City museums, mosques, palaces and Grand Bazaar. It was fun to just walk around to these places. All employees at the hotel's front desk were extremely helpful in how to get to sights, how to get a guide, even how to find a Pharmacy on Sunday when...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Solid hotel in great Istanbul location. However, was very disappointed when air conditioner in hotel worked intermittently our first two nights there. Even more upsetting was hotel staff's insistence that it would be fixed in a few hours, which it was not. Hotel staff were nice but were not forthcoming. The morning breakfast was great with full range of breakfast...

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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 )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At this perfectly located hotel, you can enjoy your breakfast every morning while admiring the spectacular views of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Bosphorus and Princess Islands. Most of the old city's attractions, including Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar and the Topkapi Palace, are practically on your doorstep. After exploring these great sites, come back and feel the warm and kind atmosphere at the Rast Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rast Hotel

Address: Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: ₹ 2,052 - ₹ 4,952 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rast Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Rast Hotel Istanbul
Hotel Style:
#137 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#189 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
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“Go for the Bosphorus Suites”
 of 5 bubbles MisterNesbitt1994, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooftop buffet breakfast.”
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“any floor 1-4...Don;t be close to 6th floor due to the possibility of noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Yeshiko, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Purchase an Istanbul car (equivalent to London's Oyster Card) to save even more on the already cheap travel fares!”
 of 5 bubbles saidtottil, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Elevator is slow but adequate.”
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