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Basileus Hotel

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Kadirga Liman Cad. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:1 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I traveled with my wife and teenagers along with my friend and her kids for five days. Rooms: comfortable & clean. Location: exceptional. However, the greatest part of the Basileus Hotel was Salim's kindness, warmth, attentiveness and hospitality. I would have posted this review immediately after my trip but I was so sad to leave Istanbul. In some ways the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though we had lived in Istanbul many years ago, we had to rely on friends who had previously visited Basileus Hotel to get a recommendation. It could not have been better! This family run establishment knows how to hit all the right notes. It is located in the heart of the historical district and an easy walk to all of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled alone to Istanbul and booked my stay here due to the wonderful TripAdvisor reviews. It did not disappoint. The rooms are comfortable and the hotel is conveniently located (but bring earplugs if you're a light sleeper). The included breakfast was fantastic. What makes this hotel such a standout, however, is the absolutely amazing staff. All the reception guys... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 1 week stay in Basileus hotel with my wife and I have to stay service was amazing.More than what we expected. Room was really nice and clean.We were even given option to select a room from 2nd or 3rd floor. At checkin we were received with warmth welcome by Umer (Thanks Umer). Next morning we were greeted by Ekram... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the room was really nice, clean, and well furnished. all amenities and services were excellent! the staff (family run) would greet you every morning and evening in the lobby and help and guide you to plan your day or find exciting things to do in istanbul.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful 2 nights stay in this amazingly friendly and personal hotel. Right from the moment I enquired about this hotel to the time I arrived and throughout my stay, this hotel has always been about providing friendly and accommodating services. Selim and Ekrem went all the way to meet our request to ensure we had a great stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always stay Basileus hotel in Istanbul. Staffs are friendly, room is nice, breakfast is also nice. Staffs earnestly meet the requests of customers. I have no complaint. Basileus hotel is my home in Istanbul. I am looking forward to visiting there next time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay.The room were very clean & the bathroom was nice with hot shower.The breakfast was delicious. More importantly , amazing staff, caring , helpful, understanding, friendly !! All that for a very good relative price ! I highly recommend this hotel for the budget travelers and would return for sure in the hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant three days stay in this hotel. Ekrem and Selim went out of the way to make us feel welcome. During our third morning, we decided to skip breakfast as we've been eating too much. Ekrem took the effort to call our room to wake us for breakfast. Which hotel have you stay in where the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I had the pleasure of staying at the Basileus Hotel over the New Years holiday. The Basileus is a relatively small hotel, right in the heart of the historic district, which is a tremendous advantage if you are sightseeing in Istanbul. We were literally a two-minute walk from the ancient Hippodrome, and five-minutes to the Blue Mosque.... More 

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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