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The owner and the staff were impeccable, more than Turkish hospitality friendly, problem solving cooperative and willing to make up for any little discomfort we didn't even realize that we have encountered. We loved the prepared breakfast, the freshly pressed pomegranate juice, Osman coffee, evening...More
Oh my God my best experience in my life what a location what a place I recommend it to everybody best food best location best hotel service really nice view all and all it was my best experience in my staying in istanbul
Excellent location - within walking distance to Sultanahmet mosque, nearest metro station, hagia sofya, basilica cistern. Food was quite expensive at this area as this is a tourist area. Hotel staff were very helpful.
We (me, my wife and my 2 years old son) visited Istanbul from June 5 to June June 8, 2015, and we booked optimist hotel via booking.
The location of this hotel is great, but it might be let the hotel owner too lazy to...More
Perhaps the best thing about the hotel is its location right in front of the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome. There are four rooms and we got the topmost one with spectacular views of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Sea of Marmara. Breakfast was...More
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
retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.