Best Western Empire Palace - Istanbul

Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Cad. No: 17/19, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400show map
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Very goodBased on  43 reviews
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Overview

Best Western Empire Palace Hotel is 1100 meters away from II. Mahmud Turbesi .

The city center is 10 minutes' walk of the property.

The hotel is situated near a mosque, a minaret and monuments.

Best Western Empire Palace Hotel is placed within a 20-minute drive from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

This contemporary property features soundproof guestrooms fitted with a heating system, a balcony, a work desk, a fireplace and blackout curtains. The rooms look on to the city. They come with coffee/tea makers, a kettle and a toaster as well as bathrooms with guest toiletries, bathrobes and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at Imbat Restaurant and Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine 5 minutes walking distance from the hotel.

Services

The hotel offers 24-hour concierge, tour/ticket assistance and porter service together with a baggage storage, a gift shop and a lift for guests' comfort.

Relax

A spa centre, a Jacuzzi and a sauna as well as steam baths, Turkish bath and massage are available on site.

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
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 12 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool
Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Turkish bath

Spa & wellness centre

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's buffet

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Public Bath

Room view

  • City view

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children4 - 19 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Basilica CisternBasilica Cistern1700 ft
Topkapi PalaceTopkapi Palace1700 ft
Blue MosqueBlue Mosque3000 ft
Sultanahmet Tram StationSultanahmet Tram Station2000 ft
Grand BazaarGrand Bazaar2700 ft
Archäologisches MuseumArchäologisches Museum1400 ft
Media MuseumMedia Museum2000 ft
Gülhane-ParkGülhane-Park400 ft
Gulhane ParkGulhane Park1000 ft
Galata BridgeGalata Bridge2700 ftGalata Koprusu Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa Beyoglu
Rustem Pasha Mosque Rustem Pasha Mosque 2900 ftHasircilar Carsisi Eminonu
Serpent ColumnSerpent Column3000 ftHippodrome of Constantinople
Beyazit SquareBeyazit Square3900 ftOrdu Cad. Beyazit, Fatih
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Imbat RestaurantImbat Restaurant100 ftHocapasa Mh. Hudavendigar Caddesi No:24
Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman CuisinePasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine300 ftIbn-i Kemal Caddesi 5/A Sirkeci
Red River PubRed River Pub100 ftHudavendigar Street No: 28-30/B
Hatay RestaurantHatay Restaurant200 ftIbni-Kemal Caddesi-Sirkeci
Address RestaurantAddress Restaurant100 ftHocapasa Mah.Hudavengidar Caddesi
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Suleymaniye MosqueSuleymaniye Mosque3700 ft
Galata TowerGalata Tower1.6 mi
Haydarpasa Train StationHaydarpasa Train Station2.4 mi
Istanbul Congress CenterIstanbul Congress Center2.4 mi
Istanbul Convention & Exhibition CentreIstanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre2.4 mi
Dolmabahçe PalaceDolmabahçe Palace2.1 mi
Kariye MuseumKariye Museum2.3 mi
Talimhane TiyatrosuTalimhane Tiyatrosu2.4 mi
TaksimTaksim1.7 mi
Zeyrek Mosque Zeyrek Mosque 1.1 miZeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sk. Zeyrek, Fatih
Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) 1.4 miIstiklal Caddesi
The Bosphorus Bridge The Bosphorus Bridge 1.5 miBosphorus
Taksim SquareTaksim Square1.7 miGumussuyu Mh. Beyoglu
Yildiz Park Yildiz Park 3.0 miCiragan Cad. Besiktas
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)8.8 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)19.1 mi
Train
Sultanahmet Tram Station2300 ft
Cankurtaran Train Station3300 ft
Underground
Sishane Metro Station1.1 mi
Sishane Metro Station-Istiklal Street Exit1.1 mi
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Reviews
7.4
Very goodBased on  43  reviews
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Location Hotel .

    The receptionist was a bad deal and not friendly, Expensive

  • 8.8
    Superb

    I enjoyed very much tehe kidness of the personnal there. I must say that everyone tried to help me everytime specially Mr. Muammer who received us very late at night , carried our luggage to our room and was very enthusiastic to show the accomodations , and in the morning served breakfast, congratulations for such a lovely bell boy......Lovely hotel near to the old historical centre ...easy to walk and close to all the Istambul highlights...

    I would have loved to have sound proof windows and more fruits in the morning...........

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Wonderful and friendly Staff. Convenient in location but do not expect it is a palace. The room was clean and basic, and the roof resturant is amazing and you can see a bit of the "real" palace from there.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Very good location, clean, comfortable, cozy.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Location all walking distance and tram was just outside the the Hotel. Staff very friendly and v nice Hotel.

    Breakfast poor. Plates not very clean.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The staff was very hospitable, and answered every travel question easily. The room was beautiful, clean and comfortable, with plenty of space. Excellent location as well!

  • 10.0
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    The staff was very nice and helpfu specially the receptionist Sulaiman, he was very kind with a smiling face all the time. If you're looking for a unique hotel within walking distance of a lot of Istanbul's historical sights such as the Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar, you'll find it right here. Even the Topkapi Palace is only minutes away. The hotel is unique because I have yet to come across another hotel with its own museum, and the ancient artifacts and mosaics on the ground floor lend a certain charm to the reception. Despite its central location, the hotel is surprisingly peaceful. The rooms are very nice and elegantly furnished. Breakfast was a treat with so much food to sample. We found the staff to be welcoming, helpful, and attentive (the best one of them called Sulaiman)- not at all obtrusive. They attended to all our needs swiftly and even gave us Turkish sweets as a farewell present! I warmy recommend the Best Western Impire place Hotel, a refreshing change from the larger, impersonal chain hotels.

    The location was accessible to a lot of nice visiting places.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Excellent Hospitality, specially Suleiman at the front desk and the rest of the front desk staff. We arrived at midnight and were given a room where the air conditioner did not work. The staff tried to make it work and then immediately transferred us to another room where the AC was working. Location of the hotel is excellent and close to all the Sultanahmet attractions. Rooms 604 and 605 are nice. Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter, example 502.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The location.

    The rooms are too small and the price is very high

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    I recently stayed here with family for 4 nights. We had a triple room with two comfortable beds. I can not complain about the room, it was not so large but well stocked and furnished. Breakfast was perfect if compare with other hotels in Fatih area where we have lived time ago. The hotel equiped with elevator which is helps after our long walk trips. Hotel facilities are good also. I liked the proximity of Topkapi palace and park where were walking every day. Sultan Ahmet and Aya Sofya just 5 min walk. Everyone at the hotel is very polite ,staff were helpful and make a great service. Special appreciacion to Mr. Suleyman from front desk, very helpfull. We will be returning next year, hope.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The hotel was really nice, furnitured in an old Ottoman style and also very clean. Close to main attractions and staff was really kind and willing to help. We were really glad to stay here for 6 nights.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The staff and the hotel manager were so helpful and accommodating! Perfect service and commitment. Kudos to Ms.Tea Mirotic!

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Close proximety. Quiet Room. Clean and very Comfortable.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    excellent staff , and location . good breakfast.

    No rooftop restaurant ,now turned into extra bedrooms, also no lounge or bar .Staff say this all changed appox. 1yr. ago.Great shame!!

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Proximity to major attractions and obliging staff

    No doona

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  43 reviews
Hotel Awards

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

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children4 - 19 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)8.8 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)19.1 mi
Train
Sultanahmet Tram Station2300 ft
Cankurtaran Train Station3300 ft
Underground
Sishane Metro Station1.1 mi
Sishane Metro Station-Istiklal Street Exit1.1 mi
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