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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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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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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Influenced by Tripadvisor reviews and the modest price, a friend and I stayed here in a twin-bedded room for four days. We could not have been happier. The hotel is well located in the old town, and we walked to all of the major attractions. The room (#201 at the front of the hotel) was large, sunny and well appointed,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel in a fairly quiet block in Sultanhmet near all the great sites. The breakfasts were great (fell in love with the eggplant dish). The people at the front desk were extremely nice and very helpful in fitting in all the siteseeing. Reasonable rates.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

- close to major attractions, subways, restaurants (Ziya Baba which is just across the hotel is my favourite - cheap & delicious) - delicious breakfast - service is above and beyond - friendly staff who is always willing to help - if your room is noisy, tell them and they will change it for you. Room 204 is nice &... More 

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