Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Istanbul

Caferiye Sokak. No.6/1 Sultanahmet,, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
 4 stars
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Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Istanbul

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Turkish bath

Sauna

Editorial review:

The four-star hotel Ottoman Imperial recently opened in what used to be the main youth hostel. After a major renovation, it serves up the classic Ottoman style, with Ottoman ceramics, textiles and traditional Turkish marbling. This is a comfortable hotel with great service. Some of the rooms offer Aya Sofya views (try and grab room 406). Amenities include an elevator, a lovely rear garden with restaurant and bar.

Verified Reviews:

  • Breathtaking view - Fantastic garden - Beautiful outdoor terrace - Great service
  • In the heart of sultanahmet - Great restaurant - Parking is free - Highly recommended
  • Close to all major attractions - Next to the hagia sofia - Breakfast is average - Free wifi
  • Comfortable room - Bathroom was modern - Bed was very nice - Staff is polite and helpful
  • Lovely small hotel - Fantastic location - Room was a little small - Would return

Overview

Situated near a basilica, a palace and a museum the 4-star Ottoman Hotel Imperial boasts tasteful rooms overlooking the city. Built in 1854, the hotel is a combination of innovative architecture and contemporary facilities.

The hotel is set in the major location 3.6 km away from BJK Inonu Stadium. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

Welcoming guests with a patio and a library, the hotel is placed next to a stadium and restaurants.

Guests will find themselves a 5-minute walk from Sultanahmet Tram train station. The hotel is set 20 minutes' drive from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

Rooms at Ottoman Hotel Imperial feature modern touches such as a minibar, satellite TV, a private safe, a sofa and hi-fi. The rooms are designed with oriental décor and have parquet floors.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy international dishes served at the garden restaurant. The in-house bar serves cocktails and coffee. Istanbul, Turkei and Amedros Cafe & Restaurant are located within 100 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers limousine rental services for travelling a historic area.

Relax

Ottoman Hotel Imperial provides cribs and babysitting for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   49.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Bed and breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Down/Feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
One child
3 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Caferiye Sokak. No.6/1 Sultanahmet,, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    1700 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    18.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    1400 ft
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    2000 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.4 mi
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Matbah Ottoman Palace Cuisine (cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy, Turkish)
    0 ft
  • Green Corner Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: International)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    49

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Rooms and availability

Ottoman Hotel Imperial photos Room
Premium Double Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Deluxe|Premium Room, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds (Vezir / Sultan)

Premium Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

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Ottoman Hotel Imperial photos Exterior Hotel information
Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • In-room safe
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

NON REFUNDABLE SINGLE. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Ottoman Hotel Imperial photos Room Single Room
Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Direct dial phone number
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Ottoman Hotel Imperial photos Room
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Fruits
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Junior Suite Double. BED & BREAKFAST

Ottoman Hotel Imperial Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Basilica Cistern400 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center1400 ft

Places of interest

  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)400 ft
  • Saint Sophia400 ft
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours400 ft
  • Le milliaire d'Or400 ft
  • Petite Sainte Sophie700 ft
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours700 ft
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)700 ft
  • La fontaine Ahmet III700 ft
  • Holzhäuser1400 ft
  • Hippodrome1400 ft
  • Mosquée Bleue1400 ft
  • L'aqueduc de Valens1400 ft

Train stations

  • Sultanahmet Tram Station1000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Hagia Sophia400 ft
  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 700 ft
  • Hagia Irene700 ft
  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath1000 ft

Museums

  • Archäologisches Museum700 ft
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum1000 ft
  • Archeological Museum1000 ft

Local attractions

  • Galata Bridge5100 ft
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Galata Tower1.2 mi
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
  • Istanbul Modern Museum1.2 mi
    Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Istanbul
  • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque1.0 mi
    Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi1.1 mi
    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 400 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih900 ft
    Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19, Istanbul
  • Sultanahmet District2000 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii1600 ft
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum900 ft
    Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu, Istanbul
  • Blue Mosque 2000 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Besiktas1600 ft
    IstanbulTurkey

Restaurants nearby

  • Matbah Ottoman Palace Cuisine0 ft

    Address: Caferiye Sokak No 6/1
    Phone: 212 514 6151

    78% likes this, based on 584 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy, Turkish
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 75

  • Amedros Cafe & Restaurant800 ft

    Address: Divanyolu Cad Hoca Rustem Sok No / 7
    Phone: +90 212 522 83 56

    70% likes this, based on 1403 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Sedef Bufe Cafeteria300 ft

    Address: Sultanahmet
    Phone: 0212-516-2420

    76% likes this, based on 40 reviews

  • Green Corner Cafe & Restaurant100 ft

    Address: Alemdar Cad. Caferiye Sok. No:12
    Phone: 5196958

    74% likes this, based on 36 reviews
    Cuisine: International

  • Alemdar Restaurant200 ft

    Address: Alemdar Mah. Alemdar Cad. No. 5 D 2 Sultanahmet
    Phone: 511 9860

    50% likes this, based on 97 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    49

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Ottoman Hotel Imperial Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ottoman Hotel Imperial

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 87 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
10.0
Value
2.0
Location
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    The location is very convenient to walk to the places I wanted to visit.

    My room was facing the main road and the traffic was too noisy to sleep. There is no lift and the bathtub is too small.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Very quaint hotel is a superb location.

    We were originally put in non-renovated rooms on the bottom floor of the annex building. Not at all what I expected given the recommendations from Rick Steve's and Lonely Planet guide books. Very, very small rooms - very tiny, inaccessible bath/shower. We had an elderly person with us and she had great difficulty getting up/down stairs and could not use the bath/shower at all. We were moved the following day to more handicap accessible rooms which were much, much better. Not sure you should ever rent out those bottom floor rooms if you want to keep your good reputation.

  • Couple
    9.4

    Excellent location and very nice hotel stuff. Nice decorated suite.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    It was a very child friendly hotel, with excellent staff and a good, well run restaurant.

    The breakfast room was small and so there was a wait for a table on some mornings. This would not be a problem in the summer as there is an outdoor eating area.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Extremely pleasant staff, very helpful. Fntastic view, on one side, over Hagia Sofia

    1st night we were allocated the most tiny back room - hardly room even to unpack our suitcases and a high window overlooking a communal balcony - at foot level. We asked for an up-grade and one was then available the next day since it was the busy Easter period.

  • Family with children
    5.0

    That it was within easy reach of the main tourist sights and the Grand Bazaar.

    What we didn't like about the hotel was that the room was below ground with no natural daylight. It was small for three beds.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The location of the hotel and the helpful staff

    Lack of fresh tea and coffee at breakfast

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Staff are friendly, breakfast is great, right in front of Ayasofia.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Very impressed. It's location couldn't be better, and I thought it was great value for money (we went in winter). You get a superb breakast, served to a backdrop of old Istanbul. A really excellent base for a city break.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Great location right next to the hagia Sofia, nice clean rooms, friendly staff, nice breakfast room.

    The breakfast could have had a bit more variety (eg cereals) but was still pretty decent.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    The location is excellent, most of the interesting places are within walking distance. The hotel staff were very helpful & polite. The rooms were cleaned regularly every AM, our room was always clean, neat & tidy everytime we returned to hotel after the trips.

  • Single
    9.6

    The room was very clean and the hotel staffs are very kind.

  • Single
    6.6

    Location was great, personnel very friendly and helpful, hotel was clean

    tiny rooms, basic breakfast, shower flooding bathroom and next day not working at all, restaurant food not so good and expensive

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Location,hotel staff,atmosphere

    should improve level of cleaning for bathrooms,should add more satellite English channels.

  • Couple
    10.0

    The hotel is in a great location, right by the Ayasophya, with wonderful views. As a base for exploring Istanbul it is ideal. The staff were extremely helpful and welcoming, and it was a pleasure to stay there.

How to reach hotel

hotel Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Caferiye Sokak. No.6/1 Sultanahmet,, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    1700 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    18.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    1400 ft
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    2000 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.4 mi
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Matbah Ottoman Palace Cuisine (cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy, Turkish)
    0 ft
  • Green Corner Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: International)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    49

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulOttoman Hotel Imperial

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

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