The Byzantium Hotel - Istanbul

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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 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

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

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 Byzantium Hotel boasts major positioning at a close distance to Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and Galata Bridge offering 48 rooms with a magnificent view over the bridge. The hotel opened in 2008 and remains an example of Ottoman architecture in Istanbul ever since.

Nestled in the heart of Istanbul and a 5-minute walk from Sultanahmet Tram train station. Nestled in the old district and 1 km from the city center.

This hotel is placed in Fatih district, known for museums, the mosque and the basilica.

The Byzantium Hotel can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

All beautiful rooms at The Byzantium Hotel are fitted with free Wi-Fi, a fireplace, individual climate control, pay TV and LCD flat-screen TV. Guests will enjoy a view of Gulhane Park and the Marmara Sea from their rooms. Room facilities also include an electric kettle, kitchenware and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Every day a complimentary breakfast is served in the dining room. The restaurant serves local dishes. A variety of tea, coffee and juices is offered in the lobby bar.

Services

The on-site limousine and bicycle rentals help to explore the area.

Relax

Offering a sauna, a health club and a steam room as well as Turkish steam bath and reflex massage, the hotel ensures a pleasant stay.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

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

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   56.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • 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
  • Executive/club floor
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

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
  • Halal food
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's buffet

Leisure facilities

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

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
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • 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
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    1000 ft
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    1700 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.6 mi
  • Aksaray
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Turkish)
    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 floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    56

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    Size: 175 sq. feet
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        Standard Triple Room
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        Size: 220 sq. feet
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              Standard Family Room
              Bed type: 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed and 1 Sofa bed
              Size: 325 sq. feet
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                Superior Double Room
                Bed type: Double bed
                Size: 185 sq. feet
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                  Bed type: Double bed
                  Size: 220 sq. feet
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                    Bed type: Double bed
                    Size: 220 sq. feet
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                      Executive Suite
                      Bed type: 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds
                      Size: 380 sq. feet
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                        Size: 175 sq. feet
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                          How to reach hotel

                          hotel The Byzantium Hotel - Istanbul 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
                          • Cankurtaran Train Station
                            1000 ft
                          • Sultanahmet Tram Station
                            1700 ft
                          Underground stations
                          • Sishane Metro Station
                            1.6 mi
                          • Aksaray
                            1.7 mi
                          Restaurants
                          • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Turkish)
                            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 floors:
                            4
                          • Number of rooms:
                            56

                          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

                          Popular areas

                          • City Center - 700 ft

                          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

                          Train stations

                          • Cankurtaran Train Station - 700 ft
                          • Sultanahmet Tram Station - 1400 ft

                          Shopping areas

                          • Media Museum - 1700 ft
                          • Archäologisches Museum - 2000 ft

                          Monuments and Landmarks

                          • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan - 700 ft
                          • Roman Hippodrome - 1000 ft
                          • Hagia Sophia - 1000 ft
                          • Hagia Irene - 1400 ft
                          • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath - 2000 ft
                          • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque - 2000 ft

                          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 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: 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

                          • 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

                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  12 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  12 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2008
                          • Number of floors:
                            4
                          • Number of rooms:
                            56

                          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
                          Fabulous
                          Based on 207 reviews

                          Rating by category:

                          Service
                          9.1
                          Value
                          8.6
                          Location
                          8.8
                          Rooms
                          8.3
                          Dining
                          8.1

                          Guest reviews

                            How to reach hotel

                            hotel The Byzantium Hotel - Istanbul 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
                            • Cankurtaran Train Station
                              1000 ft
                            • Sultanahmet Tram Station
                              1700 ft
                            Underground stations
                            • Sishane Metro Station
                              1.6 mi
                            • Aksaray
                              1.7 mi
                            Restaurants
                            • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Turkish)
                              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 floors:
                              4
                            • Number of rooms:
                              56

                            Hotel Awards

                            TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulThe Byzantium

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

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