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    Arena Hotel

    Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamami Sok. D:13-15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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    • Excellent55%
    • Very good35%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “blue mosque” (73 reviews)
    “the hotel staff” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 366 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We visited Istanbul in winter so we needed a cosy hotel to recover from long days spent walking around. I'm very happy to say that the hotel was absolutely lovely. We landed quite early in the morning and from the beginning, we were accommodated very...More

    Thank w_t1993
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Spent 4 nights at this superbly located hotel which is in within walking distance to the major highlights of Istanbul. Very ottoman "oldy worldly" style. Friendly staff and when we arrived we were advised about a Fish Restaurant. We were picked up to and from...More

    Thank TheBar-Levs
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stayed at Arena Hotel during low season for tourism. I loved it. The hotel feels very much like a home, not a hotel. The rooms are comfortable and lovely. The daily breakfast is an incredible spread of fresh and homemade Turkish dishes. I ate...More

    Thank Karina Q
    Reviewed 4 November 2017

    I visited Istanbul for the first time with my parents and sibling for 6 nights and from our arrival to our departure all the staff delivered beyond exceptional service, less them 10 minutes walk from "Blue Mosque" clean and tidy hotel with amazing sea view...More

    Thank Samiea A
    Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

    Recently took a visit to istanbul and after a lot of searching we selected Arena Hotel. It was a great choice. In my experience wherever you go you face some problems, but what matters is that is the staff supportive and helps you through those...More

    Thank Hasan K
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 36 - US$ 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #50 Family Hotel in Istanbul
    • #88 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
    • #134 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
    • #163 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Sultanahmet
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    epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
    Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
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    Alicja S
    16 September 2017|
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    Response from dmartin358 | Reviewed this property |
    The rooms my friend and I got were more or less the same. Small and no service. The bedding did not even fit. We would leave early for our daily tours and not once on arrival round about 5pm,was our room made. It was a... More
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    zebras5
    13 May 2016|
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    Response from Kay B | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry about delay in finding your question. There was no sign of any swimming pool at the Arena but they claim to have a haman (Turkish Bath ) and I did see a lady in a white coat who would seem to be the attendant... More
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    jen2951
    18 February 2015|
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    Response from GoTravelAU | Reviewed this property |
    It was good size for I -pad, but don't think will be big enough for laptop.
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    "Amazing serivce"
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    "Avoid the basement level. U will not have any view at all. Higher the better. They have lift."
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    "room are very small and bad and what you see in photos is not same in reality"
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    "Our rooms were extremely small"
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