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Image of Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet - Special Class
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Safety index

63 out of 100

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Safe area

Family

Luxury

Pet-friendly

Historic

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet - Special Class

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9.7

Excellent (651 ratings)

Istanbul, Turkey - 

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140 m Hagia Sophia

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280 m Blue Mosque

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280 m Sultanahmet Square

Hotel Overview

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet - Special Class is a luxury hotel offering an exceptional experience in the heart of Istanbul's historic district. Based on user reviews, this hotel is praised for its prime location, superior service, and exquisite ambience, appealing to travelers seeking both comfort and cultural engagement.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Dining

Atmosphere

  1. Exceptional Location: Located near major historical sites, making it easy for guests to explore the city's rich heritage.
  2. Superior Service: Staff are universally acclaimed for their attentiveness, professionalism, and friendliness.
  3. Luxurious Rooms: Rooms are well-appointed with elegant furnishings and modern amenities, offering a comfortable and stylish stay.
  4. Outstanding Cuisine: The hotel's dining options are praised for their variety and quality, providing guests with a memorable culinary experience.
  5. Unique Ambience: The hotel boasts unique architecture and a tranquil garden, creating a serene and beautiful setting for guests.
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Area for improvement

  1. Pricey: Many guests find the hotel's rates to be on the higher side, affecting its value for money.
  2. Limited Parking: Availability of parking space can be an issue, with some guests finding it inconvenient.
  3. Room Availability: High demand can lead to difficulties in booking preferred room types, particularly during peak seasons.
  4. Busy Environments: The central location means that at times, the area can be quite busy, potentially affecting the tranquility of the hotel.
  5. Additional Charges: Some guests have mentioned unexpected additional charges for certain amenities or services, which can be a downside.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Spa

Free WiFi

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

Parking included

Parking included

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Score icon9.7

RateScore

Total 651 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.2

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9.8

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booking

160 Reviews

9.2 / 10

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expedia

491 Reviews

9.8 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 148 times

3% Negative84% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Yamini L3 months ago

A fantastic hotel in a fantastic location in a fantastic city. From the moment we checked in our experience was wonderful. We got upgraded to a larger room, which was great, as there were 3 of us. The room itself was wonderful, large and roomy and extremely comfortable. We were initially only meant to stay at this property for 3 nights but were so comfortable and so pampered that we decided to stay another 3 nights.||||In terms of location, hard to do better to see Istanbul's old city at your convenience - we could literally see the Hagia Sophia from one of our bedroom windows. Even to get to Karakoy/Besiktas/Beyoglu, this is pretty well located. There is also a free shuttle to their other property on the other side of the Golden Horn, which can be a good alternative to taxis/public transport with a bit of planning.

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Kyle Javorsky3 months ago
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The rooms are exceptional. The staff were helpful, and the service was perfect. Dinner had some great choices, but the breakfast was my favorite. Location was in the heart of an urban area with beautiful sights all around. Overall, this hotel is one of the nicest I've been to in a long time. Well done to the staff and management crew.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 65

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Number of floors 4

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

20

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37

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19

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Hagia Sophia

140 m

Blue Mosque

280 m

Sultanahmet Square

280 m

Grand Bazaar

980 m

Topkapi Palace

1.19 km

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Getting around

Istanbul Cankurtaran Station

280 m

Sultanahmet Station

420 m

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Airports Nearby

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW)

31.5 km

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Restaurants

Seven Hills Restaurant

Nearby

Terrace Four Seasons Hotel Sultanahmet

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Yeşil Ev

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Palatium Cafe & Restaurant

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Albura Kathisma

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

70 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

40 out of 100

Unsafe

Istanbul safety index

Safety

Crime

63

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

63 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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49

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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83

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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43

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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43

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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57

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

48

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

48 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

46

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Mugging or robbery  45/100

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Car theft  32/100

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Car break-ins  44/100

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Home break-ins  42/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

42

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Physical attacks  49/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  33/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

52

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Insult or harassment in public  51/100

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Corruption or bribery  71/100

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Drug problem  44/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.1 - $0.6

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Coffee

$1.4 - $3

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Beer 0.5L

$1.3 - $2.4

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$4.7 - $12.6

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.3 - $0.6

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.3 - $0.6

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$19 - $47.4

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5.4 - $15.8

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McMeal at McDonalds

$5.1 - $7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.6 - $1.6

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Public transport, monthly pass

$24.3 - $37.9

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$4.1 - $9.5

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$12.6 - $63.2

Weather In Istanbul

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Precipitation In Istanbul

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.515

PM1038

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Heavy

Potential slowdowns and congestion, expect delays during peak travel times.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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