We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 912 Istanbul hotels

White House Hotel Istanbul

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Alemdar Mahallesi Catalcesme Sokak no:21 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added White House Hotel Istanbul to your Saves list
White House Hotel Istanbul
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
98%
Ranked #5 of 912 hotels in Istanbul
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Alldee8935 Cumbria UK
  • Overview
  • Reviews (1,968)
  • Photos (456)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (259)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

1,968 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    1,703
    234
    29
    2
    0
See reviews for
431
925
132
71
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (259)
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Cumbria UK
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the White House for two nights after a luxurious cruise, and were not quite sure what to expect. On arrival, and it was very early in the day, we were given drinks and Turkish Delight while we checked in by a charming young man, then sent upstairs for breakfast! Here we were met by a lovely young... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Abu Dhabi
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our experience here started and ended with the very best hospitality and service you could possibly imagine! The airport shuttle, reception, breakfast and housekeeping staff were all very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was spotless and smelled wonderful. When we first arrived were surprised to find our bed covered in rose petals in the shape of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came for one night on our way to the United States. The excellent location of the hotel allowed us to see a lot of attractions. Staff exceptionally kind. Cozy room although a little small and some rooms have no view.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Garfield, Arkansas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have traveled extensively over five continents and this hotel and their staff was by far the most hospitable I can remember. Their initial reception through the final paying of the bill was a very hospitable and memorable experience. Their location is centrally located in the old part of Istanbul and is an easy walk to the Blue Mosque, Hagia... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic location. Probably the warmest welcome we have ever had to a hotel. Welcome wine and juice on arrival and Turkish delight on departure. Friendly, helpful staff. Room was a great size and was spotlessly clean, bright and airy. Fabulous shower. No charge for our 5 year old who had her own bed and we were upgraded to a larger... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything from start to end! This was my second time in Istanbul and 2nd stay at White House Hotel! The kindness of the staff, cleanliness, comfort, services, breakfast, all remains at a very high level. Thanks for having made our holidays in Istanbul very enjoyable!

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
48 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is situated in an ugly, dirty street near Sultanahmet Square. The hotel is not charming, it is quite garishly decorated, try to book a superior room. However, they make up for this by being so well-located near the Grand Bazaar and Sultanahmet Square, the Aga Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi - all a 5 minute walk away. You... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No shortage of hotels in Istanbul - we picked this for its location for a three night stay. The staff are first class, pleasant and helpful. The room, with the bed decorated with petals and little tea lights on every surface when we arrived, was a delight. Very good breakfasts on the roof terrace, the welcome drink, the free pick... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Istambul is magic and addictive, and this small luxury hotel is the perfect place to stay. Located in a narrow quiet street is two blocks away from the hectic Blue Mosque and all the nice cafes and stores of wonderful Sultanahmet. Me and my family stayed for two nights after a cruise ship, and definitely loved the place. The staff... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 8 nights at the White House this month and look forwarding to returning there in the not too distant future. From a handwritten welcome note from the manager and 'can do' attitude demonstrated by all staff, to the amazing head and side shower and rooftop buffet breakfast, their customer service, accomodation and catering standards are all first... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage White House Hotel Istanbul, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to White House Hotel Istanbul? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about White House Hotel Istanbul

Address: Alemdar Mahallesi Catalcesme Sokak no:21 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34110, Turkey
Phone Number:
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — White House Hotel Istanbul 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Tingo, Travelocity, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your White House Hotel Istanbul reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

456 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (444)
Viewed
Dining (42)
Viewed
Room/suite (122)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (59)
Viewed
View from room (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (37)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (3)
Viewed
Other (171)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (13)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Dining (1)

Amenities

Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Istanbul #5 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul #8 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul #20 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
White House Hotel Istanbul is located in the heart of the historical peninsula and it is within walking distance to Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace, Archeology Museum, the Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, the Millennium Stone and Byzantine Hippodrome, which are the most important landmarks of the city. White House Hotel Istanbul is the ideal starting place for exploring this Ottoman capital city's endless historical sites, museums, restaurants, clubs and shops. The architecture of the hotel combines the east and the west civilizations and authentic cultural characteristics. The façade of the hotel is mainly designed in accordance with Roman architectural concept. The interior design is a classical concept resembling Ottoman architecture which is not grandiose. The architecture of the hotel blends the synthesis of East and West. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
22

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer