Ottoman Hotel Imperial

Address: Caferiye Sok. No:6 D:1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey | 4 star hotel
 
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Cankurtaran area of Istanbul, is near Yerebatan Sarayi (Underground Cistern), Kapah Carsi, Hippodrome (Atmeydani), and Elegance Rug Store.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Ottoman Hotel Imperial Istanbul

Wonderful stay!

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We spent a fantastic 5 nights in end March in Ottoman Hotel Imperial.

Pick-up smooth. Early check-in to a wonderfully private room on the 4th floor....with balcony facing Hagia Sophia to boot! Room immaculate.

Continental breakfast more than adequate.

Great front desk staff who were more than willing to recommend routes for walking and tours.

On the whole, an excellent stay in beautiful istanbul.

Thank you Ottoman Imperial!

Tolles, charmantes Hotel in Istanbul

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Ich habe mit meinem Freund ein romantisches Wochenende in Istanbul verbracht und wir waren einfach nur begeistert! Alles war toll, das Zimmer perfekt sauber und die kleinen Extras im Zimmer haben den Unterschied ausgemacht (Kaffeemaschine, Obstkorb, Bademantel, frische Blumen). Das Personal war sehr nett und hilfsbereit und das Frühstück war lecker. Das Beste am Hotel ist die Lage. Unser Zimmer war zum Hagia Sophia raus und zur Blauen Moschee, zum Topkapi Palast usw. konnte man auch zu Fuß laufen. Wir hatten wirklich eine tolle Zeit dort! Vielen Dank ans Ottoman Hotel Imperial!

Not what we expected

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Stayed at this hotel in March 2007. We got picked up at Sabiha Gokcen Airport. The driver waited for us at arrivals with a plaquered- a really good transfer- no hassle.

Arrived at hotel and the first impression was great. Perfect location, our room looked on to Hagia Sophia Museum, couldn't have asked for more.

The problem came when we tried to sleep. Our room was on the ground floor opposite reception. The noise from the reception and people coming into the hotel kept us awake all night.

I complained the following day and was told that they will try to move us to a different floor. We stayed four nights - we never got moved although we asked every day.

We tried to have our evening meal at the hotel restaurant in the evening. We were told that the chef was not available to cook us a meal.

I would not rate this a four star hotel, but 3 star at most. Overall, ideal location, clean , friendly staff, but lacks luxury. You are better off with Hotel Romance which feels more luxurious and cost a lot cheaper.

Great Charming Hotel in Istanbul

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I stayed with my boyfriend in this hotel for a romantic week end in Istanbul and we simply loved it!

Everything was great, the room was perfectly clean and little details in this room made a difference (coffee maker, fruit basket, bathrobe, fresh flowers, ...)

The staff was extremely nice and helpful and the breakfast was delicious.

The must is the location. Our room was just in front of St Sofia and we were at walking distance from the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, ...

We really had a good time!

Thank you Ottoman Hotel Imperial!

Ottoman Imperial is a great choice in Istanbul

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The Ottoman Imperial has an ideal location in Sultanahmet, next to St Sophia, with attentive staff. The room for one stay was small, but with a great view of St Sophia. For the other stay the room was large but without the great view.

A Splendid Hotel in Istanbul!

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We booked this hotel after reading the good feedback from Trip Advisor, expecting the worst and hoping for the best...but the hotel was way above expectation. Staff were profeesional and extremely helpful. Kudos to Yasar Celen the front office manager who went out of his way to help us with some shopping. Harun the driver who picked us up from the airport was also a wealth of info and recommended the perfect tours for our stay. The room was spacious and new (although the shower/bath tub was somewhat small and u must be careful getting in and out of it). Everything works! Free wireless internet, great bathrobes, coffee maker...perfect. Don't forget to check out the Omar Teras restaurant across the street...it has the best Turkish mezza salad with great bread.

Charming place

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This is a relatively small hotel right next to (3 meters from the side fence of) Hagia Sophia. The place is clean, the staff friendly and the breakfast plentiful, with a local touch. And wifi works flawlessly, which is more than can be said for most small hotels claiming to have a wireless connection in their rooms.

The building was not originally constructed as a hotel and you get a sense of that from the layouts of the rooms, hallways and the small dining area. This, to my mind, added to the character of the place, as did a most fabulous view to Hagia Sophia from the room. Even without the view and with the place fully packed, the place would be a decent value for money. But with the view and with some added off-season personal attention, it was quite a charming experience. I would guess that about 20 or so rooms have windows facing Hagia Sophia.

A practical piece of advice for people coming from the airport: be sure to mention that you are staying at Ottoman IMPERIAL. There is another Ottoman Hotel in town and I was mistakenly taken there twice in two days. The name of the tiny street does not mean much to the cab driver, so just say that it is right next to Hagia Sophia.

Great find!!

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We found this hotel perchance while walking around Aya Sofia. We were very unhappy with the hotel we were staying (Avicenna) and eagerly looking for a better hotel.

This hotel open few weeks ago & is spanking new. The interior decor is smart and classy. The rooms are larger than all other average priced Sultanmet hotels.

The room we stayed has unobstructed view of Aya Sofia and quiet (dual paned windows).

We paid 60 euros which was about same as avicenna.

Enjoy your trip to Istanbul!

TripAdvisor Reviews Ottoman Hotel Imperial Istanbul

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
 

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