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Basileus Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Kadirga Liman Cad. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:1 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Ranked #15 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I booked the Basileus based on reviews we read, and we were thoroughly pleased with our stay there. Here are the main points: Location: great for us -- we walked almost everywhere (and we're in our early 70s). But the hotel is in the midst of hills to the main sites, so wear good shoes. It's a... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk in, you are welcome with a smile and some delicious Turkish Coffee. I am a travel agent and I booked this hotel based on the remarks from all the posts I've read here. I booked 4 nights April 3rd, left to Izmir for 2 nights and came back one more night to this hotel. The... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Basileus Hotel was my “home” for 5 nights in March/April 2014. From the moment I checked in, Omar, his brothers, and uncle who run the hotel, made me feel like I was part of their family. Originally, I booked a room for only 2 nights (with the plan of moving to another hotel near Taksim square for the rest... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a comfortable, family-run hotel with superb staff. The room had an easy chair with footrest, mini-fridge, in-room safe, modern bathroom, good heating, and a balcony door that opened to let in fresh air. The breakfast is copious; it required hours of walking to build up enough hunger to eat again in the late afternoon. It's the outstanding staff... More

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was an 18th birthday trip for my daughter and we both had the most brilliant time; made even more enjoyable due to staying in the Basileus hotel. It is in a great location, clean, lovely rooms and decor and came at a very good price. The self serve breakfast buffet is amazing (and should save you buying lunch!):... More

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Spicewood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at the Basileus Hotel "completed" my vacation. The location, charm, wonderful breakfast buffet, comfortable rooms, surpassed every expectation I had. The hotel staff are the BEST in the world. They are extremely professional and very caring of each and every guest. The Basileus Hotel is THE hotel in Istanbul!!!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a wonderful 10 days in Istanbul, where millions of tulips are in bloom everywhere. This was our tenth trip to this historic site, and the most enjoyable of them all. We stayed with another couple in the Basileus Hotel, by far the friendliest and most helpful hotel we have ever stayed at, anywhere. It is... More

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked this hotel because of its location in Old Istanbul and the fact it was ranked 18th of all the hotels in Istanbul. I see it's gone up to 13th place now and this is well deserved, I think. We stayed on the third floor in a double room (which had a huge king size bed and a couple... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is everything to love about this hotel and nothing to hate. The staff are very friendly, the breakfast is very robust (and fresh and healthy), the location is in the heart of Old Istanbul, the rooms are nice and it's not very expensive. What is there not to love?

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry to say, but this was probably the first time a tripadvisor review has lead us to a bad hotel. And you need a good hotel when on vacation. As everyone points it out, the location of it is really wonderful, not more than maybe 10 minutes from all the important things in the Sultanahmet area. HOWEVER: people keep forgetting... More

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Address: Kadirga Liman Cad. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:1 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #15 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Basileus Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Basileus Hotel will be the good choice as it is located footsteps from to Byzatine and Ottoman monuments such as St.Sophia (Ayasofya), Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii), Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome, Basilica Cistern, Turkish & Islamic Museum, Archaelogic Museum , Old Traditional Baths and it is also very closed to Taksim , modern part of the city . ... more   less 
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