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

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 12 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

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

Offering a steam room, a sauna and a rooftop terrace, Best Western Empire Palace lies in a tourist area of Istanbul near to Istanbul Modern Museum, Seyh Suleyman Mosque and Fatih Mosque and Complex . Residing in a 7-story building, the hotel was opened in 2004 and renovated in 2009.

The hotel’s perfect location offers quick access to a mosque, a gallery and a basilica. This contemporary venue is 1 km away from the center of Istanbul.

A bazaar and a market are located nearby.

15 minutes' drive from Ataturk airport and 5 minutes' walk to Sultanahmet Tram train station.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 35 soundproof rooms featuring elegant décor, a balcony, double glazed windows, a fireplace, a stereo system and a heating system as well as coffee/tea makers, a kettle and a toaster. Best Western Empire Palace offers rooms with the sea view. Bathrooms are appointed with a hairdryer, bath sheets and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

A free breakfast is served at the restaurant. A range of local dishes is offered at the in-house restaurant. The cozy bar serves a selection of coffee and refreshments. Offering a variety of dishes, Imbat Restaurant and Red River Pub are just about 50 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers car and limousine rentals to all guests.

Relax

Guests can revive with 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
  • Free 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
  • 24-hour security
  • 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
  • Valet parking
  • 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
  • Entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • 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

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

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

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Empire Palace - Istanbul Istanbul location
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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
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.1 mi
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    35

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Rooms and availability

Superior Family Room
Size: 280 sq. feet
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Quadruple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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Superior Room
Size: 220 sq. feet
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Deluxe Family Room
Bed type: 2 Double beds and 1 Single bed
Size: 325 sq. feet
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How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Empire Palace - Istanbul Istanbul location
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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
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.1 mi
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Hotel Awards

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Places of interest

  • Holzhäuser - 400 ft
  • Theodosianische Mauer - 400 ft
  • La gare de l'Orient-Express - 400 ft
  • L'aqueduc de Valens - 400 ft
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 1700 ft
  • La mosquée nouvelle (Yeni Valide Sultan Camii) - 1700 ft
  • Neue Moschee - 1700 ft
  • Petite Sainte Sophie - 1700 ft
  • Saint Sophia - 1700 ft
  • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa - 1700 ft
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath - 1000 ft
  • Hagia Sophia - 1700 ft
  • Hagia Irene - 1700 ft

Museums

  • Archeological Museum - 1000 ft
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum - 1000 ft
  • Archäologisches Museum - 1400 ft

Parks

  • Gülhane-Park - 400 ft
  • Gulhane Park - 1000 ft

Local attractions

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  • Istanbul Modern Museum - 5200 ft
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  • Isbank Museum - 1600 ft
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  • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih - 2000 ft
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Restaurants nearby

  • Imbat Restaurant - 200 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 Pub - 100 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

  • Hatay Restaurant - 200 ft

    Address: Ibni-Kemal Caddesi-Sirkeci

    80% likes this, based on 272 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine - 300 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

  • HAFIZ AHMET cafe&restaurant - 100 ft

    Address: Hocapasa Mahallesi Hudavendigar Caddesi,#34
    Phone: 0212 5271037

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    35

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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
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.1 mi
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • 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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