The Byzantium

Cankurtaran Mah Akbiyik Cad No 29 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
 4 stars
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The Byzantium

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Verified Reviews:

  • Between the blue mosque and hagia sofia - Wifi is free - Well worth the price - Highly recommend
  • Decent (though pricey!) food - No gym - Elevators did not work - Staff is very friendly
  • Short walk to the tram (metro) line - Terrace restaurant is good - Amazing views
  • Great location - In the middle of sultanahmet - Bed was very comfortable - Nice service
  • Cozy hotel - Room was large - Small jacuzzi-bath tub - Breakfast table was small

Overview

The four-star Byzantium Hotel Istanbul is ideally located within walking distance to Topkapi Palace, St.Sophia, ancient Blue Mosque, large Hippodromme, Underground Cistern, famous Grand Covered Bazaar, the four-star hotel also offers easy transportation to business, shopping and entertainment places.

It's charming exterior décor comprises both historical touches and modern elements perfectly accompanying up-to-date facilities and appliances and conveniences presented by the hotel's professional team.

All 50 well-decorated guestrooms and suites are equipped in in an oriental and historical design, and feature modern conveniences like a telephone, large satellite LCD TV, a mini-bar, private bathroom with shower, a magnifying mirror, a hair dryer, in-room safe, and wireless internet connection.

Byzantium restaurant, terrace restaurant and garden restaurant serve Mediterranean, Ottoman and international gastronomy and a rich selection of alcohol and non-alcohol drinks.

Byzantium hotel spa invites to enjoy natural therapies and treatments including massages, facials, hydrotherapy, hands, feet and body treatments, Turkish bath and sauna open from 9.30am till 11.30pm every day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   48.

Rooms

Single rooms goes with a single bed, standard double and twin rooms with either a double bed or two single bed.

Triple rooms have three single beds or a double bed plus a single bed.

Superior and superior triple rooms come with panorama views of the Mármara Sea, a double bed plus a single bed.

Junior suite rooms have a lounge, a king size bed and a jacuzzi.

Deluxe rooms offer overlooks of the City Istanbul View and have a king size bed.

Suites 70sqm have living room which is fully equipped with a desk and a TV, the kitchenette, bathroom with a jacuzzi and a rain showerhead and herbal beauty products.

Dining options

The breakfast menu includes a rich buffet with over 40 alternatives including some Turkish delicacies.

The in-house Byzantium restaurant and meeting room serve dishes of international and local cuisine, Mediterranean and Ottoman flavors along with rich choice of drinks and beverages and amazing view of Istanbul.

Byzantium terrace restaurant welcomes to amazing view of the Marmara Sea, Blue Mosque, St.Sophia Museum and historical old city view.

Byzantium garden restaurant right in front of the hotel serves lunch and dinner as well as traditional and modern creative drinks and beverages.

The hotel The Byzantium provides visitors with a free buffet breakfast. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Guest Parking

  • public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 10 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's buffet

Leisure facilities

  • Ballroom
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Cankurtaran Mah Akbiyik Cad No 29 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    18.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Haydarpasa Train Station
    2.2 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.7 mi
  • Taksim
    2.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue, Café)
    200 ft
  • Antique Turquoise Cafe Restaurant Bar
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    48

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Rooms and availability

Single rooms goes with a single bed, standard double and twin rooms with either a double bed or two single bed.

Triple rooms have three single beds or a double bed plus a single bed.

Superior and superior triple rooms come with panorama views of the Mármara Sea, a double bed plus a single bed.

Junior suite rooms have a lounge, a king size bed and a jacuzzi.

Deluxe rooms offer overlooks of the City Istanbul View and have a king size bed.

Suites 70sqm have living room which is fully equipped with a desk and a TV, the kitchenette, bathroom with a jacuzzi and a rain showerhead and herbal beauty products.

The Byzantium Budget Double Room BathroomThe Byzantium Budget Double Room BathroomThe Byzantium Budget Double Room
Budget Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 165 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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    The Byzantium Standard Double RoomThe Byzantium Standard Double RoomThe Byzantium Standard Double RoomThe Byzantium Standard Double Room
    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
    Size: 175 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    DOUBLE STANDARD

    Room facilities
      The Byzantium Triple RoomThe Byzantium Triple RoomThe Byzantium Triple RoomThe Byzantium Triple Room
      Triple Room
      Bed type: Triple or 1 Double and 1 Single bed
      Size: 220 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Triple Room

      Room facilities
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        Suite
        Bed type: Triple
        Size: 755 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Junior Suite
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          • Free Wi-Fi
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            The Byzantium Standard Family RoomThe Byzantium Standard Family RoomThe Byzantium Standard Family Room
            Standard Family Room
            Bed type: 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed and 1 Sofa bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
            Size: 325 sq. feet
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            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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            FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

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              The Byzantium Superior Double RoomThe Byzantium Superior Double RoomThe Byzantium Superior Double RoomThe Byzantium Superior Double Room
              Superior Double Room
              Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
              Size: 185 sq. feet
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              These rooms offer more space and a beautiful sea view. They also have designer toiletries.

              Room facilities
                The Byzantium Comfort Double Room Hotel information
                Comfort Double Room
                Bed type: Double Bed
                Size: 220 sq. feet
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                This double room features a minibar, seating area and air conditioning.

                Room facilities
                  The Byzantium Comfort Annex Double Room Hotel information
                  Comfort Annex Double Room
                  Bed type: Double Bed
                  Size: 220 sq. feet
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                  • Free Wi-Fi
                  • Air conditioning
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                  Comfort Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, Annex Building

                  Room facilities
                    The Byzantium Executive Suite BathroomThe Byzantium Executive Suite BathroomThe Byzantium Executive Suite
                    Executive Suite
                    Bed type: 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
                    Size: 380 sq. feet
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                    • Free Wi-Fi
                    • Air conditioning
                    • Private bathroom
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                    Executive Suite

                    Room facilities
                      The Byzantium Economy Double RoomThe Byzantium Economy Double RoomThe Byzantium Economy Double RoomThe Byzantium Economy Double Room
                      Economy Double Room
                      Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
                      Size: 175 sq. feet
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                      • Free Wi-Fi
                      • Air conditioning
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                      DOUBLE ECONOMY

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                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel The Byzantium Istanbul location
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                        Hotel Address:

                        Cankurtaran Mah Akbiyik Cad No 29 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Istanbul
                          1000 ft
                        Airports
                        • Ataturk (IST)
                          8.8 mi
                        • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                          18.7 mi
                        Train Stations
                        • Haydarpasa Train Station
                          2.2 mi
                        • Train Stations
                          400 ft
                        Underground stations
                        • Aksaray
                          1.7 mi
                        • Taksim
                          2.2 mi
                        Restaurants
                        • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue, Café)
                          200 ft
                        • Antique Turquoise Cafe Restaurant Bar
                          100 ft
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-In:
                          from  12 pm
                        • Check-Out:
                          until  12 pm
                        • Year renovated:
                          2008
                        • Number of rooms:
                          48

                        Hotel Awards

                        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulThe Byzantium

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

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                        What's nearby

                        Tourist attractions

                        • Blue Mosque - 700 ft
                        • Basilica Cistern - 1000 ft
                        • Hagia Sophia - 1000 ft
                        • Topkapi Palace - 2300 ft

                        Popular areas

                        Places of interest

                        • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami) - 400 ft
                        • Mosquée Bleue - 700 ft
                        • Saint Sophia - 1000 ft
                        • La fontaine Ahmet III - 1000 ft
                        • Le milliaire d'Or - 1000 ft
                        • Hippodrome - 1000 ft
                        • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 1000 ft
                        • Petite Sainte Sophie - 1400 ft
                        • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 1400 ft
                        • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 1400 ft
                        • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa - 2000 ft
                        • Theodosianische Mauer - 2700 ft
                        • L'aqueduc de Valens - 2700 ft
                        • Holzhäuser - 2700 ft
                        • La colonne de Constantin - 2700 ft
                        • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit - 3000 ft
                        • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye - 3000 ft

                        Museums

                        • Archeological Museum - 2300 ft

                        Parks

                        Local Attractions

                        • Istanbul University - 5200 ft
                          Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul
                        • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque - 1.2 mi
                          Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
                        • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi - 1.4 mi
                          Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul
                        • Suleymaniye Mosque - 1.1 mi
                          Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
                        • Galata Bridge - 1.2 mi
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                        Near the hotelNear the hotel

                        • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) - 1200 ft
                          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                        • Akbiyik Street - 400 ft
                          Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
                        • Besiktas - 900 ft
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                        • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque - 1200 ft
                          Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
                        • Sultanahmet District - 600 ft
                          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                        • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii) - 1500 ft
                          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                        • Arap Camii - 900 ft
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                        Restaurants Nearby

                        • Albura Kathisma - 200 ft

                          Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Yeni AkbIyIk Cad. No:38
                          Phone: +90 212 517 90 31

                          86% likes this, based on 1057 reviews
                          Cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue, Café, Turkish
                          Price Range: USD 7 - USD 40

                        • Oceans 7 Restaurant - 100 ft

                          Address: Akbiyik Cad No:49
                          Phone: +90 212 458 8656

                          60% likes this, based on 450 reviews
                          Cuisine: Café

                        • Cafe Rumist - 200 ft

                          Address: Akbiyik Caddesi No:5
                          Phone: 902124586641

                          74% likes this, based on 624 reviews
                          Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish
                          Price Range: USD 14 - USD 40

                        • Antique Turquoise Cafe Restaurant Bar - 100 ft

                          Address: AkbIyIk Cad no 40

                          72% likes this, based on 379 reviews

                        • Metropolis Cafe And Restaurant - 200 ft

                          Address: Akbiyik Caddesi, Terbiyik Sokak No:19
                          Phone: +902125176826

                          84% likes this, based on 587 reviews

                        Getting there.

                        The nearest Istanbul Ataturk Airport is approximately 14km driving distance away, while Istabul Samandira Airport 20km, Sabiha Gokcen Airport 30km, Bursa Airport 86km, Teklrdag Corlu Airport 90km, Yenisehir Airport 97km.

                        Transfer service is available from Atatürk airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport if requested.

                        Hotel information
                        • Check-In:
                          from  12 pm
                        • Check-Out:
                          until  12 pm
                        • Year renovated:
                          2008
                        • Number of rooms:
                          48

                        Hotel Awards

                        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulThe Byzantium

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

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                        The Byzantium Reviews

                        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Byzantium

                        Average guest rating

                        7.6out of 10
                        Excellent
                        Based on 207 reviews

                        Rating by category:

                        Service
                        9.1
                        Value
                        8.6
                        Location
                        8.8
                        Rooms
                        8.3
                        Dining
                        8.1

                        Individual guest reviews

                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel The Byzantium Istanbul location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          Cankurtaran Mah Akbiyik Cad No 29 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Istanbul
                            1000 ft
                          Airports
                          • Ataturk (IST)
                            8.8 mi
                          • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                            18.7 mi
                          Train Stations
                          • Haydarpasa Train Station
                            2.2 mi
                          • Train Stations
                            400 ft
                          Underground stations
                          • Aksaray
                            1.7 mi
                          • Taksim
                            2.2 mi
                          Restaurants
                          • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue, Café)
                            200 ft
                          • Antique Turquoise Cafe Restaurant Bar
                            100 ft
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-In:
                            from  12 pm
                          • Check-Out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of rooms:
                            48

                          Hotel Awards

                          TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulThe Byzantium

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

                          Use Badge