Faros Hotel Sultanahmet

Address: Divanyolu Cad. No. 68, Istanbul, 34110, Turkey | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Fatih area of Istanbul, is near Yerebatan Sarayi (Underground Cistern), Gulhane Park, Kapah Carsi, and Divanyolu Street.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsFaros Hotel Sultanahmet Istanbul

    Reviewed by tamrin

    Quaint hotel, great location, would return

    Reviewed Jun 18, 2013
    by (7 reviews) Taupo , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Initial concerns about where we where going to stay were laid to rest when we walked through the door. The greeting welcome set the scene for what was a great stay experience. The location to the key 'must see' attractions is an added bonus. We will be back

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Faros Hotel Sultanahmet Istanbul

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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