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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

I stayed at this hotel for 4 days and it was great. Bed, room and bathroom were always clean. Heating in the room worked great. The hospitality we rece'd from the staff and the owner was remarkable !! Will surely come back to stay here...More

1  Thank P K
Reviewed 2 December 2014

- It was my first time to stay at Optimist Hotel. But I'm sure I'll book there every time I'll be in Istanbul! - Location is perfect: Immediately in front of Sultan Ahmed Mosque. All what you need in one place! - Staff are so...More

1  Thank Hosam_Doglas
Reviewed 8 September 2014

The location is excellent, situated in the heart of the tourist attractions of the old town with easy access to transport links to the rest of the city. The hotel staff were extremely friendly and spoke good English. The hotel is small with just four...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 7 September 2014

My wife and I stayed in this hotel for a six day visit to Istanbul in March. The hotel is small with just four rooms, one on each floor. We stayed in the 'terrace room' on the top floor. The stairs to this room are...More

3  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Excellent position ( just across the road from the Blue Mosque), with excellent view of Blue Mosque and Hippodrom, friendly staff (nice and helpful), excellent Turkish food, good wifi connection, large room, clean up every day. Thanks to all employees and specially to Muhammed, the...More

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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
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"top floor best view!"
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"best view is on the top floor"
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"Choose the topmost room for the best views"
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"The best room is the superior room, (the biggest room of the hotel) a brilliant view and it is worth every..."
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