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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We stayed a total of 9 days in Istanbul and for the first 5 days, we stayed closer to the Blue Mosque and paid a lot more for our room. When we returned to Istanbul to depart, we stayed at this hotel, which had a lovely location as well. The room was much smaller than our previous room, but that...

2Thank EthanandJocelyn
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Everything was wonderful, beginning with the location, near the Blue mosque and agia Sophia mosque and ending with the room and the breakfast location. The staff is very friendly, the room is a bit small but cozy, romantic and very clean. I recommended from my heart. If we ever go back to Istanbul, we will definitely stay here again.

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 9 January 2013

We came to Merial from New Year 31st December (at night) till 7th January. It was wonderfull! Our room was small but cosy, with gentle touch of turkish culture in room's accessories. I put all wealthy goods in a safe in the wardrobe and everything was ok with them. Cleaning was made daily. No balcony, but there is no need...

2Thank IrinaK27487
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Istanbul is a wonderful city, and most historical attractions are located in the Sultanahmet quarter (Holy Sophia, Blue Mosque, Top Kapi, Basilica Cistern, Hyppodrome...). If you stay at the Merial, which is located in the heart of Sultanahmet, all of these great attractions are at walking distance. The Merial is kind of a tiny boutique hotel, with just a few...

2Thank Vit_Gig
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 October 2012 via mobile

Booked two rooms on booking.com but when we arrived, only one tiny room was available and we were told the other room would be in a hotel round the corner. As we were two women, we didn't want to be in separate hotels and the room was way too small to share. Very disappointing indeed. Fortunately, the other hotel had...

Thank ZurichExpats
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Spent 4 nights at the Merial with friends. The location is absolutely ideal, within easy walking distance from the main attractions, such as the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, the Topkapi palace and the Cistern. Breakfast is good and served at Adamar hotel, just across the road, in their top floor restaurant with great views of the city. Our double...

Thank ccrt682
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 May 2012

I would say the number one factor this hotel has going for it is it's location... 5 minute walk from all the sites in Sultanahmet and at the bottom of the hill. For us this was great, it meant we could get back to our room easily if we needed to change our clothes (after the rain or because it...

4Thank Crunchy_Frog
Indian Shores, Florida
Reviewed 18 May 2012

Originally we had a reservation at the Kervan Hotel in the Sultanahmet area but that hotel is undergoing a renovation. We were transferred to the Merial which was a short walk away. This hotel has 11 rooms and is very small, as are the rooms. They are very tastefully decorated and it looks like this had taken place recently. The...

1Thank millc54
Reviewed 5 May 2012

My MAJOR complaint is that, despite Expedia UK reservation backed with credit card, hotel informed me - on day I was to check in - that they had no rooms. (At that point most other hotels were full.) For the first two of my five days they offered to send me to another hotel, which had very poor reviews. I...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2012

I booked this hotel online at booking.com but when I got to the hotel they told me they had cancelled my reservation. Apparently their hotel did not accept my credit card (American Express) although the website booking.com accepted it. I offered to pay with another credit card or cash but they said they had already gave my room away to...

2Thank haganheather

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Merial Hotel

Address: Alemdar mah. Alaykosku cad. No:6 Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range: RM110 - RM242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Merial Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for room facing back of hotel in order to hear less street noise & have a view of Hagia.”
  • Room door next to elevator
  • View from room of Hagia Sophia
  • Dirty foot towel left AFTER cleaning
  • Used bath towels not replaced daily
  • Trash still in trash bin AFTER cleaning
Crna2007, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for upper level room”
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DanyC81, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are ok”
elivaron, 26 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Our room was 201, it was silently enough with a street view.”
IrinaK27487, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Double on the top floor!”
Vit_Gig, 27 Oct 2012 | Read review
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