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Weimar, Germany
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The guest house is located in Istanbul's old town, very close to the city's famous mosques and grand bazaar. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the place is clean and cozy, and the neighborhood full of small cafes. The terrace has a nice view of Bosporus Strait.

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Montpelier, Vermont
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My online reservation was confirmed within an hour and the shuttle from the airport was arranged online so I did not have to worry about navigating my way the first time in Istanbul. I chose a room just above ground floor that opened to the street. I was worried it would be noisy but it was very quiet on this...

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Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The reviews of Marmara Guesthouse proved to be true - comfortable, clean & lovely guestrooms with comfy beds & wonderful showers; full & delish breakfasts on their vine-covored terrace with a view of the Bosphorus Strait & Asia and where we made international friends; helpful staff at the desk who booked tours for us, looked up walkng, Metro and bus...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this lovely guest house for the first couple of days of our 2-week trip around Turkey. The guesthouse is perfectly located, just off the main tourist area of Sultanahmet and the strips of restaurants and shops. The hotel was able to arrange for airport pick-up after a few phone calls and some trouble locating each other. Still, this...

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The location is great: close to the historical sites and yet quiet. Rooms are nicely furnished and clean, bathrooms impeccable. The terrace on the top offers a stunning view over the Bosphorus. Breakfast is great too. The staff is very nice, polite and helpful. I strongly recommend Marmara Guesthouse to anyone planning to visit Istanbul.

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2Thank egoissimo
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The rooms have really nice Turkish interior, the roof top terrace views are amazing and the breakfast buffet has everything and its all delicious. Just a quick walk to Aya Sophia and the Blue Mosque the location is great but it is also in a quiet street so isn't noisy. The wifi is good.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were traveling through Istanbul and decided to spend several days exploring the city. There are a lot of places to stay in Istanbul but the main reason we choose Marmara guesthouse is for the service we received from Yagmur/Sadi prior to our trip. We got very quick responses to our questions and concerns. The main one was that we...

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Marmara guesthouse provides pretty basic facilities. Clean rooms with comfortable beds, good storage space and a small mini-fridge with very reasonable prices should you raid it. Every morning you'll be treated to a great breakfast with a bevy of fruits, baked goods, jams and jellies amongst other things. The hotel is in a great location with a nice commercial strip...

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2Thank BleuBleu2000
Reviewed 31 August 2016

i stayed with my family at Marmara Guesthouse in Aug. 2016 and its was an excellent place to stay in Istanbul, everything is above the mark They have Best location Best Rates Best staff & Services nice & Clean Rooms Good Breakfast I highly recommend this if you are planning to visit Istanbul should stay here faisell

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Santa Cruz, CA
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We were due to arrive in Istanbul and stay here the night after the coup. Our flight was diverted and Marmara Guesthouse allowed us to cancel our non-refundable reservations at the last moment for no fee. So when we flew home several weeks later and had a night in Istanbul, they were our first choice for a place to stay....

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Marmara Guesthouse

Address: Akbiyik Cad. Terbiyik Sok. No:15 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: RM90 - RM242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Marmara Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“cleanness, nice views, excellent location”
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“Rooms at back look onto neighbouring residents so room at front may be preferable”
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“All rooms as I guess perfect choice.”
 of 5 bubbles l_szl_zs0ltv, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Street side room was quiet in October, even with the windows open.”
 of 5 bubbles carolvermont, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room closer to the ground floor if you don't like climbing stairs.”
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