Arena Hotel - Special Class

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1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, Select Comfort beds
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, Select Comfort beds
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, Select Comfort beds
1 bedroom, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, Select Comfort beds

Overview of Arena Hotel - Special Class

Arena Hotel - Special Class

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Personal protective equipment
Kucukayasofya Mah., Sehit Mehmet Pasa yokusu, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34122

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBlue Mosque7 min walk
  • Popular LocationHagia Sophia10 min walk
  • Popular LocationGrand Bazaar10 min walk
  • AirportIstanbul (IST)33 min drive

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About this area

Istanbul

Arena Hotel - Special Class is located in Sultanahmet, a neighbourhood in Istanbul, and is in the city centre and by the sea. Notable landmarks in the area include Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Hagia Sophia. Isfanbul Theme Park and Madame Tussauds Istanbul are also worth visiting. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like ecotours. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Turkish and Islamic Art Museum - 3 min walk
  • Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I - 6 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 7 min walk
  • Hagia Sophia - 10 min walk
  • Grand Bazaar - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Cemberlitas Station - 7 min walk
  • Istanbul Kumkapi Station - 12 min walk
  • Istanbul (IST) - 33 min drive

Restaurants

  • Delight Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Delight Restaurant & Bar — 1 min walk
  • Arch Bistro - 2 min walk
  • Ziya Baba - 2 min walk
  • Mitara Cafe - 2 min walk

About this property

Arena Hotel - Special Class

Istanbul hotel in Sultanahmet, walk to Blue Mosque
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, spa services, 24-hour room service and a business centre are on-site. All 40 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LCD TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include 24-hour room service and minibars.
Arena Hotel - Special Class offers 40 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels.

Bathrooms include slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (TRY 35 per day)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Return train station shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Turkish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Reflexology
  • Turkish bath/hammam

More

  • Renovated entire property – January 2014
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
An early check-in fee will be charged
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to March 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 6 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 110 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: TRY 0 (one-way), (up to 6 years old)
  • Self-parking fee: TRY 35 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and window guards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Arena Hotel Special Class
Arena Hotel Special Class Istanbul
Arena Special Class
Arena Special Class Istanbul
Arena Special Class Istanbul
Arena Hotel - Special Class Hotel
Arena Hotel - Special Class Istanbul
Arena Hotel - Special Class Hotel Istanbul

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 24 out of 40 reviews
5 - Excellent 60%
Rating 4 - Good. 12 out of 40 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 40 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 40 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 40 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is a great hotel in the best location. Surrounded by sights, good restaurants and public transportation. Hotel is a great value with clean and comfortable rooms plus a generous free breakfast.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Exccelent Services
I felt great at Hotel Arena. Erol and Suat are two extraordinary employees. it is impossible to ask for something and not to help you. thanks for the services. you are extraordinary Hotel Arena 🇹🇷🙏
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 10 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location with lovely friendly staff An excellent pleasant stay
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

1/5 Terrible

Great
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019