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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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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel. Selim and all the staff were so friendly and helpful. They just wanted to share their city with you. The room is a very generous size. Great location, slightly away from the tourist area so not totally crazy but only a couple of minutes walk up the hill to the Blue Mosque and Aya Sofya. Walk up one... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the hotel on the 13th 14th of may...2 days and one night...enroute to our return trip back to India after doing the rest of Turkey. The folks running the hotel are an extremely friendly helpful bunch of guys. Ever smiling and ready to help.besides accomodating. Although reached the hotel around 9 am after a bus journey from Selcuk,... More 

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Manila
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in Sultanahmet area, the Basileus hotel is an easy 3 minute walk (uphill) to the Blue Mosque and about 5 to Aya Sofia. We arranged for a seamless pick up and airport drop-off services. They have a big spread for breakfast with a good daily variety. Everyone was helpful giving tips on where to eat and the layout of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Small hotel but ideal hospitality and good location. You can't expect a better treatment from the staff specially Ekram, the manager. Its like staying with your old friends and family. Will certainly recommend to all.

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Houston, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed twice during our first visit to Turkey. From the pickup until departure their hospitality was par excellence. Even before arriving in Turkey, I was advised not to change currency as the best rates were at the Grand Bazaar (which was true). So we reached the hotel without local currency and it was too late in the evening to... More 

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Hope Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to visit Turkey and especially Istanbul for a few days on the way home from Europe and this was our second stay at Basilius Hotel. It is well located only a 5 minute walk to the Blue Mosque and lots of great restaurants and coffee shops close by. But the biggest reason to stay here is the people... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving into the lobby, we were greeted by friendly staff and turns out this is actually a family business. The staff are keen to please and improve their service if possible. The room was spacious and clean. Amenities were plentiful with tea, coffee and free cake. The breakfast was very wide including Western and Turkish options. Free wi-fi was good... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to Basileus May 4 & were warmly welcomed by staff. We booked 4 days @ beginning of our holiday & 4 days @ the end of our holidays. We are so happy we did not choose a different hotel for the last 4 days. The location is excellent, the staff is very helpful with map & directions without... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We would definitely plan on staying there again. The location was perfect; cleanliness was good; breakfast was scrumptious. Ekrem and his staff were the most kind and welcoming! Excellent hospitality!

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Townsville, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying in the Basileus for three nights and we have loved our stay. It is our first time in Istanbul and we love the city and have walked all over it in the last thee days. Not once have we wished we had picked a different position as this hotel is central to everything a tourist would... More 

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