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Minel Hotel

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#187 of 1,129 Hotels in Istanbul
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel in Dec 2016. Firstly, the hotel staff was extremely friendly and hospitable. I arrived late and my first contact was the Mr Fuad (I hope i spelt it right) a very nice person with whom i had a good conversation. The next morning i was greeted by the owner Mr Isa Eldek who is again...

Thank Omar A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff. Amazing location. Great price. 5 minute walk from all the main old city attractions. Free breakfast was included in my deal. Nice simple buffet spread every morning. No elevator. Comfortable beds. Clean bathrooms. Hot water.

Thank Safi K
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here with my wife The hotel location was amazing close to all major site Blue mosque 5 minutes by walking,Hagia sofia and topkapı palace very close to hotel by walking the room was very clean breakfast so delicious family hotel l am sure we will come here again thank you mr.Isa and Mrs Bircan for your hospitality

Thank Suleyman Y
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Issa is possibly the best person to come across. Our stay was so wonderful and comfortable. It was home away from home. All the staff are amazing and so helpful. By the time we left I pretty much had seen all the sights thanks to Issa's guidance. Thank you so much and we hope to see you soon Inshallah Mama...

Thank rawanjaber
Hurghada, Egypt
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Many thanks to the hotel staff for a great vacation! We want to express our gratitude to Mr. Isa, Ms. Birca and to all their colleagues! The hotel is very comfortable, we felt there like at home! Location is excellent! It is close to the historical places, Gülhane Park, tramway station, cafes, restaurants, supermarket, pharmacy. The hotel staff is very...

Thank _sgolovacheva
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stayed at Minel Hotel in November 2016. We were inclined to choose this hotel after reading various positive reviews about this hotel on Trip Advisor. However once we entered the hotel’s lobby after one and a half hour walk all over the Sultanahmet district in search of this hotel, all those positive reviews seemed nothing more than hoax; some...

Thank Jawad H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This place is a great place to stay if you are new to the city and want to be close to the attractions and subway line. The management is very hospitable and will help if you need anything. The breakfast is very simple but that is to be expected for the price. The rooms are small..but the showers are fab...

Thank Penny M
Monterey, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Good location near Sultanahnet, very close to tram stop, comfortable beds, fridge, TV, good air-con, lots of storage space in room (closet, shelves, drawers, etc), good lighting, lots of electrical outlets, big window, double glazed windows to cut the outside noise, nice view of trees, tasty breakfast buffet, black and apple tea available all day, drinking water cooler to fill...

Thank SusanSSS
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Originally only planned to stay three night but due to the location of the hotel stayed a extra two night exploring Sultanahmet with all the sights within walking distance. Fuat was a great host explaining direction and sights. Very clean and safe hotel will be coming back

Thank drippie
Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The location is about as good as you can get to the attractions. A bit of a walk on cobblestones and steps to get to it. And, then steps up to the rooms. Lobby and breakfast at ground level. 3 floors of rooms 4 per. They helped with the bags. 3 floors of stairs will keep us in shape. Adequate...

Thank EasyDoesIt
Minelhotel, Ön Büro Müdürü at Minel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to comment about out hotel. we are happy to know you satisfied from our service. Hope to see you again when you are in Istanbul . all the best Minel Hotel

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Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighbourhood Profile
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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a fresh, modern and elegant hotel nestled within awe inspiring and unparalleled surroundings of Sultanahmet. We are a small hotel designed with tastefully decorated rooms with your personal needs in mind. You will find yourself immersed in a truly unique and magical atmosphere, providing outstanding Turkish hospitably to make you feel at home.In the heart of the oldest part of the city, you will enjoy simple but elegantly appointed rooms, wake up to a fresh Turkish buffet breakfast and can take a morning walk or run in the Gulhane Park where you will feel like you are in the forest, but in the heart of the city. From our doorstep you can take a stroll on cobblestone streets and enjoy the most fascinating and historically important areas of the worlds great cities. The looming architecture of the famous Aya Sophia, the historical Topkapi Palace, and the eloquent Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern all within a 2 minute walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Minel Hotel

Address: Alemdar Mah. Guzel Sanatlar Sok. No:11, Istanbul 34121, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: ₹ 1,469 - ₹ 5,596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Minel Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Hotel Style:
#114 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#117 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#163 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“Just ring reception in advance before your arrival”
omaraU7763BI, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on 3rd floor in Room No. 202, which was quieter.”
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126jawadh, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Probably the rooms in the front would be the quietest as the ones in the rear are to the street with the trams.”
EasyDoesIt, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“My room -103- had a window into a courtyard and the street where the trams ran - noise not consiuderable but the trams may irritate some.”
furryneck, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Try to stay in the higher floors, since the neighbourhood is quite noisy”
618camiller, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
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