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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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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good36%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 357 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    When you visit a city on the scale of Istanbul, how do you choose where to stay ? Not an easy one that, is it ? I searched for a long time to find an establishment which is: Representative of the local culture, not a...More

    Thank iwritetravel
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Perfect location with less than a 5 min walk to the main tourist attractions in the Old City. Rooms look beautiful but `the main attraction was the staff that go above and beyond to make your stay in the hotel and Istanbul as rewarding as...More

    Thank Aamer K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Perfect location. 5 minutes walk to major tourist attractions and restaurants. Clean hotel. Safe area. Very friendly staff who looked after our every request. We loved staying there and would love to go back one day.

    Thank Danielle W
    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    We had an amazing stay at Arena Hotel. The location was right in the center of old town and all major attractions were within 5 minute walking distance. The staff was very nice and always willing to help plan our itinerary. Thank you for an...More

    Thank Jacqueline C
    Reviewed 27 March 2017

    This is a very beautiful place to stay when visit Isanbul. It's clean, the food it's good and people are very nice. It' s near the most important visiting points of the town. 10 min to the bazar, 5 min to the blue mosquea, 10...More

    Thank Andrei S
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 25 - US$ 81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #51 Family Hotel in Istanbul
    • #70 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
    • #113 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
    • #132 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
    • #135 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Sultanahmet
    • Also Known As
    • Arena Hotel Istanbul
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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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    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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    11 February 2015|
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    Response from YankeeinQatar | Reviewed this property |
    The two rooms we had (we saw a third) all had private bathrooms with a door that closed. Not a privacy problem. The rooms were tight for two people with luggage but lovely.
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    "Clean, quait, very close to the most important visiting points."
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    "Rooms are quiet & theres an elevator which is very convenient with suitcases"
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    "Muezzins call at 0500, probably audible in all rooms, otherwise very quiet."
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