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Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

3 fantastic things about this hotel. 1. The location - you will find blue mosque, aya Sofia, cistern just about 2 minutes away on foot. 2. The staff - all of the staff were friendly and you can feel they genuinely want to help you. If you have any questions, just go and ask them. They will go out of...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were a family of 8 who stayed here for 4 nights. Could not have asked for a better hotel. The decor was very slick and very close to all the sites. Our room was facing directly behind the hagia sophia. The beds and quilt in the rooms were very comfortable and a very good size. The staff were exceptional...

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Kenan D, Ön Büro Müdürü at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shadur R, Thank you very much for your comment us on here, Tripadvisor. It was very motivating for us to hear that as a team our efforts meets your expectations. And also it was very infromative for our future guest. Thank you very much for mentioning parking situattion. Because of our uniq location (Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapı...

Passau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at Boutique saint Sophia, very nice personnel who was eager to help us with everything and gave us great Tipps. Nice breakfast also with lots of Turkish specialities to try. Would definitely come back here again.

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Kenan D, Ön Büro Müdürü at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Annamex, Thank you so much for your review your recent stay at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel. First of all, we are pleased to read that you were overall satisfied with the services and facilities provided by Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel. It is particularly warming to receive a compliment like yours. Also good to know that our efforts to provide...

Brisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago

With 1 night only in Istanbul, I wanted to experience as much as I could, and you can not beat the location of this fabulous hotel. A 5 minute or less walk to Topkapi Palace entrance, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern. Even the Grand Bazaar is only 20 min walk away following a tram line. The staff could...

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Kenan D, Ön Büro Müdürü at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Codym481, We are delighted that you were a guest in the our hotel. Thank you for your comments and the detailed description regarding your stay in Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel. We appreciate feedback that we receive, whether positive and negative to ensure we provide the best level of service and facilities that we can give to our guests. Your...

Baldivis, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a couple of nights here before travelling on just to get a taste of Istanbul and we couldn't have found a better hotel for what we wanted. The staff were wonderful and friendly and full of local information. The shuttle to and from the airport were well arranged and went off without a hitch. The room we were...

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Kenan D, Ön Büro Müdürü at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Axell33, Thank you for your wonderful comment. It is a great pleasure for us to know that you had a wonderful experience with us in Boutique. We will always be at your disposal to help you. Please let us know about your next trip to İstanbul. We would like to make your visit even more special. Looking forward to...

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Such a great hotel ! The staff, the room, the location, everything was great ! The bed and mattress were super comfortable. Our room had a splendid view on Saint Sophia. It was wonderful. We travelled with our 9 months old son and had a bed for him in the room when we arrived. Although it is located in a...

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Kenan D, Ön Büro Müdürü at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer P., Thank you for your Five Star review. I really appreciate your taking the time to let us know about your recent stay in detail. We take great pride in making the extra effort to ensure our guests have a memorable experience. We hope to welcome you and your family back to the Boutique Saint Sophia, Istanbul soon...

Bahrain
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I was visiting for business and I stayed here only for one night, luckily I had a double upgrade to their highest room which was spacious and nice, the location of the hotel is remarkable next to Hagia Sophia, the staff was very friendly. Only two points to mention, NO Bvlgari toiletries as they state in their description , (...

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Kenan D, Ön Büro Müdürü at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Drsatcom, Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are trying make you feel at home with a personalized service. We have problem importing Bvlgari's only for short periot. We will fix it as soon as possible. Looking forward to seeing you again and again. Best Regards,

Slough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little hotel, with great staff and amazing location, overlooking the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Stayed on the 3rd floor and the hotel gave us free late check out. But it does have a few drawbacks though, cars can't stop outside the hotel due to the location of the hotel, breakfast can get a bit tedious after a few...

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Kenan D, Ön Büro Müdürü at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mud217, Thank you for your Four Star review. I am happy, to hear you enjoyed your stay overall. I look forward to sharing your recomends about breakfast with our management team. We hope to welcome you back to the Boutique Saint Sophia İstanbul, and ensure your next visit is totally in keeping with your expectations. With best wishes,

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

An excellent 5 night stay!! Excellent location, value, service and quality All the staff were really friendly, helpful and knowledgeable The room was very comfortable and the services available were top notch The hotel is located in the heart of Sultanahmet and has a lovely, quiet terrace Highly recommended for a visit to this amazing city!

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Kenan D, Ön Büro Müdürü at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Martin R, I really appreciate to hear that you've enjoyed the experience and will immediately share your feedback with my team. Thank You for recognizing our Ladies and Gentlemen and recommending us in this platform. We look forward to welcoming you back in near future. Sincerely,

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

There is very few things that can be said for this hotel that has not been said already. It is a majestic hotel in the centre of Istanbul next to Hagia Sophia and the blue mosque. Definitely recommend for all tourists as most attractions within walking distance from the hotel.

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Kenan D, Yönetici at Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear abul k, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review with travel community. I am so much delighted to hear that you've enjoyed your experience. We have the great fortune of living each season with their unique and unparalled views along with the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. I look forward to welcoming you back with my Ladies and Gentlemen...

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
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.
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Boutique Saint Sophia is situated in the premium location of Istanbul, surrounded by all the major historic and cultural sights in the heart of the old town, Sultanahmet, just next to the renowned Hagia Sophia (St.Sophia, AyaSofya) Museum. In this prime location, locals and visitors alike are offered the chance to experience Istanbul’s impressive history that spans the rise and fall of three of the world’s most famous empires: Byzantium, Roman, and Ottoman.In this city full of art and history, you are sure to enjoy spectacular historical landmarks, a plethora of museums, churches, and bazaars amidst the beautiful harmony of cultures and people from East to West.Our team is ready to look after your every need and please don’t hesitate to call on us if there is anything further we can do to enhance your stay. We are delighted you have chosen Boutique Saint Sophia and wish you a most enjoyable and memorable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel

Address: Alemdar Cad. No 2, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: RM242 - RM2,847 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Boutique Saint Sophia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Best Western Istanbul
Istanbul Best Western
Hotel Style:
#26 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#37 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#57 Business Hotel in Istanbul
#112 Family Hotel in Istanbul
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“Ask for a room with a view of Hagia Sophia”
Axell33, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't take breakfast in the hotel .. enjoy the authentic restaurants aroud you serving breakfasts .. Like "Mado" , and many others.”
mohamedhK3976YM, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Right behind Ayia Sofia”
585christosm, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Grand Deluxe or Attique rooms”
mohsinn866, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“fourth floor balcony with city view”
Donald Joseph, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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