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Ararat Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Back at Hotel Ararat for the second time. Last time was about 10 years ago. New owner of two years. He has changed the mattresses so they are more comfortable and converted the terrace to have a retractable roof so it can be used year round and sit and look straight onto the Blue Mosque and Aya Sophia to the...

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Ararat H, Sahibi at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

thank you very much you ara very kind person l hope to see you egain

Southern Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The property was very clean and located at the heart of old Istanbul in front of the Blue Mosque where the most popular tourism areas are located. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is ok.

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This gem of a hotel is in the heart of Turkey. Right opposite the Blue Mosque and close to all of the beautiful sites. The staff (Monika, Anna and Ramazan) is really friendly and accommodating.. I also had a very nice breakfast overlooking the Sultan Ahmet Mosque on the one side and the Bosphorus on the other! Well done Ararat..I...

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Sarcelles, France
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I only stayed one night at this hotel. The location is fantastic. It is literally right next to the Blue Mosque. Everything is within walking distance. The hotel staff were very friendly. The room I was given was small, but it didn't matter to me, I was alone and staying one night. It was a very clean room, the shower...

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Place is very nice and clean. Location is the best as it is right in front of Sultanahmet and Arasta bazar. Also staff is amazing. Ramazan, Monica and Anna are such sweet people and very helpful. They treat you in the best possible way. I can't be anymore thankful to them. Room is a bit smaller for two people with...

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel location is at the center of all the attraction in Istanbul. Everything is a walk distance, the rooms are perfect, the staff are so helpful, the owner of the hotel help me us lot by showing us some places and shopping area for non tourism prices. The breakfast was a plus for us eating at the rooftop next...

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Denmark
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A beautiful city with nice people who are very helpful. We stayed at Ararat hotel which was a perfect place, it was the middle of everything. From the hotel you can see the blue mosque which is a beautiful view both at day and night, the train is also near, aresta bazaar and sultan ahmet park are very close. There...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Rooms are clean and regular. I stayed in the room which looks through Bosphorus had a perfect vision. Hotel owner Mr. Ramazan had smile face and good hospitable against us. Thx for everything to him. Hope to meet u again Mr. Ramazan.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

i can say everythisng good about ararat hotel... friendly staff, clean rooms, special breakfast and amazing view from both terrace.. we were feeling like our home... i hope i will be your guest again... i wish you best...

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Myself and my wife Dr.Farida visited Turkey from 10th July to 17th July2016.We stayed at Ararat Hotel room No:301.It was a memorable experience.The owner Mr.Ramzan and his staff was very cordial,courteous and extremely helpful.From our Bed room could see the Blue Mosque and Marmara sea from the Terrace.We have already recommended the hotel to our friends all over the globe...

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Ararat H, Sahibi at Ararat Hotel, responded to this review

thank you very much Ihope to see you again

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Istanbul's Ararat Hotel is a small, intimate, artistic boutique hotel directly across the street behind Istanbul's famous Blue Mosque in Sultanahmet Square.If you're looking for a small, personally-run "arty" hotel absolutely right next to Istanbul's prime attractions, the Hotel Ararat is a good place for you. Breakfast is an extra service that is 7 euro per person serving on the roof . Free internet service in the rooms and all over the hotel . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ararat Hotel

Address: Torun Sok. No:3 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: RM104 - RM270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ararat Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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