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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
- 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
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
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
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
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.