Almina Hotel - Istanbul

Kucukayasofya Cad., Istanbul, Turkey, 34122show map
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Overview

Featuring a tennis court and a hairdresser, the 4-star Almina offers 25 annex guestrooms. This property is located in the neoclassical-style building and features magnificent sea views. There are 24-hour front desk, free shuttle service and dry cleaning in addition to allergy friendly rooms, a luggage storage and a safe deposit box available on site.

Archeological Museum is within 15 minutes' walk. Cankurtaran train station is 650 meters away from the hotel.

Staying at Almina, guests also have quick access to bars, pubs and restaurants.

The hotel is set close to an underground station.

Rooms

This elegant hotel comprises rooms with an unique decor and amenities like individual climate control, a heating system and hi-fi. The units of Almina look out over the Marmara Sea. Room facilities also include an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea making machines for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The hotel offers a fine buffet breakfast daily. There is a rooftop restaurant onsite the hotel. Guests can relax in the lobby bar serving relaxing drinks. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Armada Terrace Restaurant and Nuran's Design Gallery Cafe are about 150 meters from the property.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a sun deck, a shared lounge and a library.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 12 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   25.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 12 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Turkish bath

Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake up service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Casino
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library
  • Public Bath

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Street view
  • Without window

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mirror
  • Armchair
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries
  • Outdoor shower
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 4 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children5 - 18 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Blue MosqueBlue Mosque700 ft
Basilica CisternBasilica Cistern2000 ft
Cankurtaran Train StationCankurtaran Train Station1400 ft
Sultanahmet Tram StationSultanahmet Tram Station1700 ft
Great Palace Mosaic MuseumGreat Palace Mosaic Museum400 ft
Media MuseumMedia Museum2000 ft
Archäologisches MuseumArchäologisches Museum3000 ft
Istanbul Archaeological MuseumIstanbul Archaeological Museum3300 ft
Gülhane-ParkGülhane-Park3300 ft
Serpent ColumnSerpent Column1200 ftHippodrome of Constantinople
Beyazit SquareBeyazit Square4600 ftOrdu Cad. Beyazit, Fatih
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Blue House RestaurantBlue House Restaurant300 ftakbIyIk
Armada Terrace RestaurantArmada Terrace Restaurant500 ftAhirkapi Sok. No:24, Cankurtaran
Mostra Fish RestaurantMostra Fish Restaurant500 ftKucuk Ayasofya Mah
Defne Bar and RestaurantDefne Bar and Restaurant500 ftAkbiyik Cad No. 54 Sultanahmet
TamaraTamara500 ft6 Kucuk Ayasofya Cd
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Topkapi PalaceTopkapi Palace3700 ft
Suleymaniye MosqueSuleymaniye Mosque1.1 mi
Galata TowerGalata Tower2.2 mi
Haydarpasa Train StationHaydarpasa Train Station2.2 mi
Besiktas Inonu StadiumBesiktas Inonu Stadium2.6 mi
Dolmabahçe PalaceDolmabahçe Palace2.7 mi
Kariye MuseumKariye Museum2.8 mi
Talimhane TiyatrosuTalimhane Tiyatrosu3.0 mi
TaksimTaksim2.4 mi
Rustem Pasha Mosque Rustem Pasha Mosque 1.1 miHasircilar Carsisi Eminonu
Galata BridgeGalata Bridge1.2 miGalata Koprusu Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa Beyoglu
Laleli MosqueLaleli Mosque1.2 miNext to the Laleli Tram Stop
Zeyrek Mosque Zeyrek Mosque 1.6 miZeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sk. Zeyrek, Fatih
Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) 2.1 miIstiklal Caddesi
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)8.6 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)18.8 mi
Train
Cankurtaran Train Station1700 ft
Sultanahmet Tram Station2000 ft
Underground
Sishane Metro Station1.8 mi
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  62  reviews

Rating by category:

8.5
Location
8.4
Rooms
8.3
Service
  • 1.6
    Guest rating

    Delightful small hotel, a little off the tourist path so quiet but convenient to Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Arasta Bazaar, Cooking Alaturka, etc. Tasty breakfast on the roof terrace with 180-degree view of Sea of Marmara.

    Tricky to find the first time. Walking to nearby excellent restaurants on very narrow road (watch for cars!).

  • 2.0
    Guest rating

    We lowed to stay at Almina. We´d like to thank the whole personnel! You really made our visit pleasant. The breakfast was versatile and delicious. The hotel location in Sultanahmeth is central but at the same time quiet. Both in- and exterior of the hotel was in excellent condition. We´d like to come back in summertime and have breakfast at the roof terrace.

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  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    All the reception staff were friendly helpful and approachable. Location was good. Breakfast was well presented and varied from fruits and cereal to cooked and cold cuts and breads. Really enjoyed our stay.

    Cut the grass.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    All the staff were always friendly and helpful.They assisted with transport and ideas for the main sites to vist. We had an overnight tour to another part of Turkey and the hotel was very accomodating and stored our luggage for us- no charge. The rooms are very clean and well maintained. It's location is good within easy distance of all the main tourist places of the old city. we would certainly stay here on a return visit to Istanbul.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The location was great. Easy walking to the best sites on the Golden Horn. The roof terrace was also very nice. Don't let the proximity to the train tracks discourage you, it adds a certain flair to the experience!

    The neighborhood was a bit ghetto but the people were very nice and we had no problems at all.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    breakfast, terrace and staff

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Its location is the best location, it is near to sultan ahmet mousqu, hagia sofia, and topkapi castle.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The hotel staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was wonderful. The location was convenient to tourist sites, even though it was difficult for some taxi drivers to find.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Good value for price. Can't complain much.

    The bottom floor does not have any window. Diffucult to know the time of day, whether dark or light.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The staff were very helpful, the location was ok. Nice and comfortable. V clean and altogether an enjoyable stay.

    On the website it says the hotel has a steam room etc but that is not true. Also if the hotel.could provide maps of the local areas that would be helpful for first time visitors.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Booked the hotel for our 3 children. Location was good, price was fair. Almina Hotel was nice, clean and staff were friendly.

    Breakfast was not good. Luckily there are so many places nearby that one can go to and have a great meal.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    The staff was friendly and helpful. The buffet breakfast was good.

    We booked our room and a room for our son and his family (for rour nights each) two months in advance. Even with this advance notice, when we arrived, the clerk apologized that he would have to put us into a room that "wasn't very nice". That room, in fact, was so small we did not have anyplace to put our suitcase down to open it other than on the bed. The second night we were put into a room that had two twin beds (instead of a double which we had requested) and again had very dirty carpets (stained) and stained bedspreads. The carpet did not even look like it had been vacuumed. The shower did not drain and water backed up into the bottom of it as we tried to use it. It also leaked onto the floor. The third night we were put into a room, once again with stained carpets and bedspreads and the toilet seat was loose and about ready to fall off. The main lightbulb over the sink was burned out. The "complimentary" coffee & tea trays were never re-stocked nor were the trays cleaned. One of our rooms had no spare toilet paper so we had to request it. I strongly recommend against staying at this hotel!!!

  • 6.2
    Good

    staff was friendly

    train is running directly next to the hotel! Hotel is shaking at these moments. I can recommend the hotel if you like trains!

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Good location, clean and safe

    The breakfast provided and the Hole in the ceiling with wires hanging from it - on level one near our room

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 4 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children5 - 18 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)8.6 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)18.8 mi
Train
Cankurtaran Train Station1700 ft
Sultanahmet Tram Station2000 ft
Underground
Sishane Metro Station1.8 mi
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