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

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

Spa and relaxation

Turkish bath

Laundry

Self-service laundry

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 Istanbul Modern, Taksim Square and Eminonu Pier, the exquisite Ottoman Hotel Imperial offers a patio and a library. Ottoman Hotel Imperial has been welcoming guests to its tasteful rooms since 1854.

The hotel is nestled in the center of Istanbul, steps away from Sultanahmet Tram train station. The venue is set just 10 minutes' walk from Istanbul center.

Enclosed by a museum, a palace and a basilica, the hotel offers a stunning view over the city.

Ottoman Hotel Imperial lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Ataturk airport.

Rooms

Ottoman Hotel Imperial features rooms with an elegant interior that come with satellite television, a private safe, hi-fi, a sofa and a mini bar for a pleasant stay in Istanbul. Room facilities include an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers as well as a pillow-top mattress, orthopedic pillows and feather pillows.

Eat & Drink

Residents can try dishes of international cuisine at the restaurant. Complimentary drinks are offered in the in-house bar. Istanbul, Turkei and Han Nargile & Cafe are situated in a historic area, about 100 meters away of the property.

Services

Limousine rental services are available on site.

Relax

Ottoman Hotel Imperial also offers cribs and babysitting for guests staying with 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
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Mini golf

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city 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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Turkish bath
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid 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
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Down/Feather pillows
  • Goose feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • 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 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
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.1 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.4 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    400 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    600 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.2 km
  • Aksaray
    2.6 km
Restaurants
  • Matbah Ottoman Palace Cuisine (cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy, Turkish)
    0 m
  • Green Corner Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: International)
    20 m
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    510 m
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:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double 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 Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Room Description:

Suite|Premium Suite, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed

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

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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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
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

  • 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 Cistern100 m

Popular areas

  • City Center400 m

Places of interest

  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)100 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours100 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or100 m
  • Saint Sophia100 m
  • La fontaine Ahmet III200 m
  • Petite Sainte Sophie200 m
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)200 m
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours200 m
  • Holzhäuser400 m
  • Mosquée Bleue400 m
  • L'aqueduc de Valens400 m
  • Hippodrome400 m

Train stations

  • Sultanahmet Tram Station300 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Hagia Sophia100 m
  • Hagia Irene200 m
  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 200 m
  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath300 m

Museums

  • Archäologisches Museum200 m
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum300 m
  • Archeological Museum300 m

Local attractions

  • Galata Bridge1.5 km
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Galata Tower1.9 km
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
  • Istanbul Modern Museum2.0 km
    Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Istanbul
  • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque1.7 km
    Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi1.9 km
    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 100 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih250 m
    Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19, Istanbul
  • Sultanahmet District600 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii480 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum260 m
    Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu, Istanbul
  • Blue Mosque 590 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Besiktas480 m
    IstanbulTurkey

Restaurants nearby

  • Matbah Ottoman Palace Cuisine0 m

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

    78% likes this, based on 584 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy, Turkish
    Price Range: INR 1 941 - INR 4 854

  • Amedros Cafe & Restaurant230 m

    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 Cafeteria70 m

    Address: Sultanahmet
    Phone: 0212-516-2420

    76% likes this, based on 40 reviews

  • Green Corner Cafe & Restaurant20 m

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

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

  • Alemdar Restaurant50 m

    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

Hotel Awards

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

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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
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Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.1 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.4 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    400 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    600 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.2 km
  • Aksaray
    2.6 km
Restaurants
  • Matbah Ottoman Palace Cuisine (cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy, Turkish)
    0 m
  • Green Corner Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: International)
    20 m
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    510 m
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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