Best Western Empire Palace - Istanbul

Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Cad. No: 17/19, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
 4 stars
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Best Western Empire Palace - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 12 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Turkish bath

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Close to the major sights - Gym and sauna room - Shuttle service - Good price
  • Located in the sultan ahment area - Excellent service - Breakfast was great
  • Room was a bit small - Bathrooms clean - Free wifi - Fine for a short stay
  • Hamam in the basement - Restaurant on the rooftop - Friendly staff
  • Very friendly hotel - Perfect location - Comfortable rooms - View of the bosporus

Overview

The 4-star Best Western Empire Palace stands in the heart of Istanbul and provides a private swimming pool, a cocktail lounge and a rooftop terrace. Featuring traditional architecture, Best Western Empire Palace was renovated in 2009.

The hotel is located in the historic district of Istanbul within a 15-minute walk of Galata Tower. Guests can get to Istanbul city center, which is 1 km away.

There are shopping options, such as a bazaar, boutiques and a market within easy reach of the property.

There is Sultanahmet Tram train station nearby. It takes about 15 minutes to get to Ataturk airport by car.

Rooms

The property comprises of soundproof rooms, including twin room for single use, superior family single room and family single room appointed with a balcony, a work desk, a sofa, a fireplace and satellite TV. Some rooms overlook the garden. The rooms are designed with standard décor and have hardwood floors.

Eat & Drink

The hotel’s lobby welcomes guests with a substantial continental breakfast. The onsite large restaurant entices with local dishes. There is an onsite Rooftop Terrace Restaurant And bar to relax in. Guests can wine and dine at Imbat Restaurant and Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine, located in the neighborhood.

Services

Business travelers can make use of a conference room, a photocopier and fax/photocopying services offered on site.

Relax

On-site recreational facilities include reflex massage and Turkish steam bath.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 12 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   35.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Animation team
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Orthopedic mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 5 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Cad. No: 17/19, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2300 ft
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.1 mi
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    100 ft
  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    35

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Rooms and availability

Superior Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 King-size bed and 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Family Room

Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 3 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

TWIN ROOM SINGLE USE. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

TRIPLE (WITHOUT COT). BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Quadruple Standard Room

Standard Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Non Refundable FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

Family Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

FAMILY ROOM SUITE

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Superior Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Clock-radio
Room Description:

SINGLE SUPERIOR . BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Superior Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Single bed, 2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Triple Room

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Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Connecting room
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

[NON-REFUNDABLE]-1 Queen Bed( Non-Smoking, Deluxe Room, Refrigerator, Full Breakfast)

Deluxe Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds and 1 Single bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Deluxe|FAMILY ROOM DELUXE

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Places of interest

  • L'aqueduc de Valens400 ft
  • Theodosianische Mauer400 ft
  • La gare de l'Orient-Express400 ft
  • Holzhäuser400 ft
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)1700 ft
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  • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa1700 ft
  • Petite Sainte Sophie1700 ft
  • Le milliaire d'Or2000 ft
  • La fontaine Ahmet III2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath1000 ft
  • Hagia Sophia1700 ft
  • Hagia Irene1700 ft

Museums

  • Archeological Museum1000 ft
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum1000 ft
  • Archäologisches Museum1400 ft

Parks

  • Gülhane-Park400 ft
  • Gulhane Park1000 ft

Local attractions

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Near the hotel

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  • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih2000 ft
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Restaurants nearby

  • Imbat Restaurant100 ft

    Address: Hocapasa Mh. Hudavendigar Caddesi No:24
    Phone: +90 212 520 71 91

    75% likes this, based on 1753 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 29

  • Red River Pub100 ft

    Address: Hudavendigar Street No: 28-30/B
    Phone: 02125137310

    73% likes this, based on 362 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

  • Address Restaurant100 ft

    Address: Hocapasa Mah.Hudavengidar Caddesi

    80% likes this, based on 22 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine300 ft

    Address: Ibn-i Kemal Caddesi 5/A Sirkeci
    Phone: 513 3750

    79% likes this, based on 1890 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 23

  • Hatay Restaurant200 ft

    Address: Ibni-Kemal Caddesi-Sirkeci

    75% likes this, based on 277 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulBest Western Empire Palace

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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Best Western Empire Palace Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Empire Palace

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 28 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    2.4

    If you want to book a room using the phone, do not trust the reception. Ask for a written approval and a reservation number. You may either assumed to be non-booked or suggested to stay in a higher priced room.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Friendly staff, outstanding room service and very helpful...clean rooms and very professional service

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The friendliness, the location and the excellent service particularly from the night time office staff - Ergin.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The staff and the owner were lovely people. Very friendly and very accomodating and helpful. Location is perfect.

    The Hotel was €200 per night and was not worth the money. Other hotels just as good are closer to 100 a night. The breakfast was not good and had run out of nearly everything buy 9.30 including coffee.

  • Couple
    6.2

    Location is great: all sightseeings within walking distance. Rooms are OK. Staff is extremely nice, but they know about hotel reviews on Internet and ask you to give them a good review.

    You will get no sleep in Istanbul. It's not the hotel's fault, but there are big speakers right in front of it. At 4.45 am every night there were very loud calls for prayers from the nearby mosques. Every hotel in the old town will have this problem. Also the traffic is loud. The curtains did not close, so light came in every morning 6.00 am.

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Empire Palace - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Cad. No: 17/19, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2300 ft
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.1 mi
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    100 ft
  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulBest Western Empire Palace

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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