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Arena Hotel

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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

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
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We stayed at the Arena September 2-6 on our arrival in Istanbul, and again September 15-17 on our return from a tour of Anatolia. It was really wonderful to be welcomed back to what felt like home! The lobby echoed the description in Orhan Pamuk’s...More

Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Stayed in this hotel for 3 night late September 17. I am rating this hotel excellent. I would say the staff of this hotel are a credit to the hotel. They were very welcoming, friendly and very helpful in telling us everything we needed to...More

Thank Kamran A
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Certificate of Excellence
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
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 51 - US$ 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#39 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#64 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#123 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#132 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 51 - US$ 140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#39 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#64 Spa Hotel in Istanbul
#123 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#132 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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
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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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Room Tips
"If you don't need a view the "economy" rooms are exceptional value for money."
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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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