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Minel Hotel
3 stars

Minel Hotel

Alemdar Mah No:11 Guzel Sanatlar Sok, Istanbul 34110, Türkiye
Istanbul, Türkiye
See location+90 212 527 0078

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592 reviews
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Double room
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About Minel Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Situated a 5 minutes’ walk from Sultanahmet Square, this budget hotel features air-conditioned rooms with a satellite LCD TV. All guest rooms and public spaces have aquamarine tints and decorations. With free WiFi, the modern rooms at The Minel come with a minibar and designer reading lamps. They offer well-designed bathrooms with a shower and turquoise sink. A traditional Turkish breakfast buffet is available daily in the dining room, which has colourful cushions and lamps. The outdoor patio offers a sunny spot for a drink. The 24-hour reception staff at Hotel Minel offers a laundry service and a shuttle to Ataturk Airport, 15 km away. Guests can exchange books or read a newspaper in the dining room’s library. The Hagia Sophia Mosque and Topkapi Museum are a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The Gülhane Tram Stop and park are situated just around the corner.

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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Minel Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities


  • Quiet street view
  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Slippers
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Landmark view
  • Telephone
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen


  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Dining table

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Kid-friendly buffet

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire

Health and safety

  • Safe

Reviews of Minel Hotel

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What are the hotel's unique offerings?

The hotel offers a cozy atmosphere, a convenient location within walking distance of major tourist attractions, and a friendly staff, including Faruk, who is known for being extremely helpful and accommodating.

What can I expect from the hotel's breakfast?

The hotel provides a great breakfast with a variety of options and also offers free drinking water, ensuring a pleasant start to your day.

Is the hotel suitable for families?

The hotel is family-friendly, offering cribs, a kid-friendly buffet, and babysitting or child care services, making it a suitable choice for families traveling with children.

What practical information should I know about the hotel's location?

The hotel is located in a quiet street, providing a comfortable and peaceful environment for your stay. Additionally, it is within walking distance of major attractions such as Aya Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar.

What are the hotel's cleanliness and maintenance standards like?

The hotel maintains neat and clean rooms, but some guests have mentioned that the rooms are small and may need renovation. Additionally, the staff ensures that the rooms are cleaned daily and that towels can be changed upon request.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests recommended choosing a room with a balcony facing the fountain for spectacular views.

Consider Low Season Travel

November is mentioned as the low season, which could offer quieter surroundings and potentially lower rates.

Take Advantage of Nearby Attractions

The hotel's proximity to popular attractions like Yerebatan Sarayi, Ayasofya, and Gülhane Parki makes it convenient for sightseeing.

Be Mindful of Room Size

Some guests noted that the rooms are small, so consider this when booking, especially if space is a priority.

Engage with the Friendly Staff

Many guests praised the staff for being kind, friendly, and helpful, particularly mentioning Faruk for his exceptional service.

Address Noise Concerns

If sensitive to noise, consider requesting a room away from the tram route to minimize disturbances.

Check for Mold

A few guests reported mold in their rooms, so it may be wise to inspect the room upon arrival and request a change if necessary.

Be Prepared for Stairs

As there is no elevator, be mindful that the hotel may not be suitable for those with mobility issues or heavy luggage.

Embrace the Quaint Location

The hotel's tucked-away location in a small, narrow yard adds to its charm, but be prepared for a bit of a search on arrival.

Consider the Bathroom Condition

Some guests mentioned issues with bathroom cleanliness and maintenance, so it's advisable to check this upon arrival and address any concerns with the staff.


Alemdar Mah No:11 Guzel Sanatlar Sok, Istanbul 34110

What's nearby

  • Yerebatan Sarayi267 m
  • Ayasofya285 m
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum292 m
  • Gülhane Parki389 m
  • Topkapi Sarayi0.5 km
  • Sultanahmet Meydani0.5 km
  • Sultan Ahmet Camii0.6 km
  • Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts0.6 km
  • Kapaliçarşi0.9 km
  • Misir Çarşisi0.9 km
  • Küçük Ayasofya Camii1 km
  • Rüstem Paşa Camii1.1 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 12:00


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FAQs when booking at Minel Hotel

  • Where is Minel Hotel located?

    Minel Hotel is located at Alemdar Mah No:11 Guzel Sanatlar Sok in Fatih, 2.1 km from the centre of Istanbul. Yerebatan Sarayi is the closest landmark to Minel Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Minel Hotel?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Minel Hotel.

  • Does Minel Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Minel Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Minel Hotel from the airport?

    Minel Hotel is 30 km from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen. Minel Hotel is 36.1 km from Istanbul.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

2.1 km

Nearest airport

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Distance to airport

30.4 km