Marmara Guesthouse

Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No:15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Cooking Alaturka, Sirkeci Station, Yedikule (Castle of the Seven Towers), and Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMarmara Guesthouse Istanbul

    Reviewed by marybc

    Good Value & Great Location

    Reviewed Sep 3, 2013
    by (15 reviews) Kelowna , Canada Flag of Canada

    Marmara Guesthouse is in a perfect location to enjoy the old city of Istanbul. It is quiet and comfortable with a lovely view over the Bosphorus. This family run guesthouse offers help with local tours as well as arranging trips throughout the countryside. Very good choice

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Marmara Guesthouse Istanbul

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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