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The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul

3.5-star3.5 stars
Ticarethane Cikmazi No 19IstanbulIstanbul34420TurkeyGreat location! See map

3.5-star hotel with spa, near Basilica Cistern
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Good internet service
Great amenities
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The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul

from $66
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Standard Triple Room
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Double Room
  • Family Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 1 PM-9 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Grill Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Terrace Bar Pub - Onsite pub. Open 24 hours.

The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul’s small print

Also known as

  • Ambassador Hotel Istanbul
  • Ambassador Istanbul


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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 48 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 25 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul


  • In Old City
  • Basilica Cistern - 2 min walk
  • Hagia Sophia - 3 min walk
  • Hippodrome - 6 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 8 min walk
  • Topkapi Palace - 13 min walk
  • Suleymaniye Mosque - 25 min walk
  • Cagaloglu Hamami - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 48 min drive
  • Istanbul Cankurtaran Station - 10 min walk
  • Istanbul Kumkapi Station - 19 min walk
  • Istanbul Yenikapi Station - 30 min walk
  • Sultanahmet Station - 2 min walk
  • Gulhane Station - 6 min walk
  • Cemberlitas Station - 7 min walk
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 302 reviews

The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul
Very Good8.0
Great Place!
Ideal location for a short stop at Istanbul. Hotel is comfortable, clean, safe, and gay friendly. Rooms are large. Internet quality is good. Breakfast is ok in Turkish Standards, outstanding in American Standards.
A Traveler, us3 night trip
The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul
Very Good8.0
Very friendly staff and good location. Small rooms and a little hidden from main pathway.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul
Excellent staff and location!
My compliments to all the staff at Ambassador Hotel (especially Sezgin and Cem)! My friend and I had a wonderful time and I will definitely be staying there again. Plus an excellent location from which to walk to all major sites and ferries.
Charles, us3 night trip with friends
The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul
Hard to find as up ally way if coming by foot. Great service and staff always hrloful. Very cheap place to visit. We keft watch in bathroom so hotel arranging ship back to New Zealand. STILL EARLY DAYS AS NOT YET ARRIVED. English spoken
Marie D, us3 night family trip
The Ambassador Hotel, Istanbul
Super friendly stuff.
The hotel's location is very convenient. A breakfast area o the roof has a fantastic view. Also this is a place to have WIFI connection. The room equipped with refrigerator, iron and ironing board, and electrical tea pot. Stuff is friendly and speaks English, they REALLY make you enjoy your stay. We also ordered airport transfer. It was excellent.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip

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