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Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul

4-starThe Turkish Ministry of Tourism assigns an official classification for accommodations in Turkey. This Hotel property is awarded the following classification: Special Class.
Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Cad. 17/19Sirkeci, Old City Sultanahmet, IstanbulIstanbul34110Turkey

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Basilica Cistern
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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Notes

Very Good8.0
Service
Fantastic service
Location
Great location
Food
Delicious food
WiFi
Good internet service
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Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul

from $83
  • Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator
  • Family Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

What’s around Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul

Landmarks

  • In Istanbul City Center
  • Basilica Cistern - 9 min walk
  • Hagia Sophia - 10 min walk
  • Topkapi Palace - 12 min walk
  • Grand Bazaar - 13 min walk
  • Suleymaniye Mosque - 19 min walk
  • Cagaloglu Hamami - 9 min walk
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 48 min drive
  • Istanbul Cankurtaran Station - 18 min walk
  • Istanbul Kumkapi Station - 30 min walk
  • Istanbul Yenikapi Station - 10 min drive
  • Gulhane Station - 3 min walk
  • Sirkeci İst. - 3 min walk
  • Sirkeci Station - 5 min walk
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.
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

Travelling with others

Children

  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • Up to 8 kg

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* 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
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Spa services on site
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • One meeting room
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Coffee House - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul’s small print

Also known as

  • Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Special Class
  • Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Special Class Istanbul
  • Best Western Empire Palace Special Class
  • Best Western Empire Palace Special Class Istanbul
  • Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Istanbul
  • Best Western Empire Palace Hotel
  • Best Western Empire Palace Istanbul
  • Best Western Empire Palace

Policies

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.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

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

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of TRY 150

Rollaway beds are available for TRY 75.0 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of TRY 150 per pet, per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TRY 210 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 63 reviews

Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul
Good6.0
Hotel is okay for price and location.
Imad, us1 night trip
Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul
Exceptional10.0
Comfy hotel in the midst of cultur
This hotel is conveniently nestled in the Sultanhamet area of Istanbul. It is walking distance from all of the great museums such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkope Palace! It is a great place to stay and see it all!!
Bertrand, us1 night trip
Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul
Very Good8.0
Great location
This hotel is in a great location - better than I realised when I booked. Within a few minutes walk of Hagia Sofia, great restaurants and the waterfront. And for anyone who doesn’t want the walk, it’s right on the tram line. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The room was clean and thank goodness it had air conditioning that actually works and you feel it cooling you. I was a little disappointed that breakfast was rather disorganised... we had to ask for crockery and cutlery, along with other guests... and the food selection wasn’t really of the standard I’ve come to expect at a Best Western. Overall though, I was happy and would go back.
Brian, gb1 night trip
Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul
Poor2.0
Best Western Empire Palance and Olympic Hotel
They claimed not to have a room for us and pushed us to an inferior Hotel called Olympic Hotel. When we questioned them the owner was rude and asked us to call Hotel.com and get our refund. Given it was late at night we accepted but Olympic Hotel was really not even a 2 star!
Rahul, ie1 night trip
Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul
Exceptional10.0
great hotel
amazing worth every penny
Abdul, gb3 night trip

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