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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, IstanbulIstanbul34110TurkeyGreat location! See map

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Basilica Cistern
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
Very Good8.2
Service
Fantastic service
Location
Great location
Cleanliness
Clean
WiFi
Good internet service
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Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul

from $79
  • Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 3 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in
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

  • 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) - 151
  • Conference space size (meters) - 14
  • 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 - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • 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.

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

Rollaway beds are available for TRY 75 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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul

Landmarks

  • In Old City
  • Hagia Sophia - 10 min walk
  • Basilica Cistern - 10 min walk
  • Hippodrome - 15 min walk
  • Topkapi Palace - 16 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 17 min walk
  • Suleymaniye Mosque - 19 min walk
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.) - 27 min drive
  • Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 45 min drive
  • Istanbul Cankurtaran Station - 15 min walk
  • Istanbul Kumkapi Station - 10 min drive
  • Istanbul Yenikapi Station - 11 min drive
  • Gulhane Station - 3 min walk
  • Sirkeci Station - 4 min walk
  • Eminonu Station - 8 min walk
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 46 reviews

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
Reasonable Price, Good Location, Great Staff
Great and very helpful staff. Pluses include central location in addition to staff. Limited negatives.
Rehan, us4 night family trip
Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul
Exceptional10.0
great hotel
amazing worth every penny
Abdul, gb3 night trip
Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul
Very Good8.0
average hotel but good location
location is very good. It is near the tram station and walking distance to Blue mosque and Hygia sophia museum. Tram line is just passing by the hotel so a bit noisy. Breakfast was terrible. Room was a bit cold.
A Traveler, gb4 night trip
Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul
Good6.0
Good but not as good as what BW hotels are
The staff are helful and kind they did their best to provide everything i need but the hotel needs to be taken care of, esp in terms of clean/ BF
Shireen, 6 night business trip

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Best Western Empire Palace, Istanbul

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