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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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40 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

A true gem in Sultanahmet. Best service from a boutique hotel in a long time. They arranged soccer tickets, great resto recommendations, and made our trip very pleasant. A plus was the fact that the place is fairly well isolated from the call-to-prayer that goes off 5-6 times a day. Email ahead and they will arrange airport pickup for 20Euro... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We were in this hotel for a week and we're so excited with it. Room was cleaned every day, personnel were trying to be most kind, they helped us to arrange sightseeing routes every day, and breakfast was so tasty and delicious. The hotel is close to all major sights. We would recommend to everyone.

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Hoboken, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I should have written this review months ago when the details were fresher in my mind, but here is goes....Basileus Hotel is a great little hotel, good location, helpful staff (brothers?) and comfortable rooms. The hotel location really worked for us because it was a short walk up the hill to the Blue Mosque and all the other area sites... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This was a gem of a hotel and made the whole Istanbul experience wonderful. We felt like part of the family and everyone here made you feel comfortable. The room was great and the friendliness and the information was exceptional. We visited with staff when back at the hotel and it was so relaxing after a busy day out. Can't... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

A very modern (renovated last year) hotel with nice IKEA quality furnished and immaculately clean. In particular, the breakfast buffet has a lot more options than most places (~30 different items), which was great for my mates who were vegetarian/healthy eaters. I thought this place was a welcome upscale stay amidst the other hostels/hotels in Sultanahmet, and the staff were... More 

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Harwood Hts.,Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

My wife and I took advantage of low airfares and visited Istanbul and Rome. We stayed 4 nights total at the Basileus Hotel in Istanbul and glad we did. The service and care from the family members who operate this hotel is the best I have experienced in a long time. The hotel was very clean and attractive to the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

I cannot remember ever feeling as welcomed to a hotel as I did at the Basileus. Our standard room, including a generous breakfast was a bargain for the equivalent of about $72.00/night in February. The room was clean and spruce with free hot and cold drinks. Josuf, the manager, and every other staff member was friendly, and always willing to... More 

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Leeds
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Just come back to the UK from a 4-night stay at the Basileus Hotel. This was my first time in Istanbul and I hope to be back soon. I will definitely stay at Basileus again as the staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was super clean, the location perfect (a two minute walk from the Blue Mosque!) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

My father (66) and I (37) had 4 nights in Istanbul in December 2012. The service at this hotel is truly world class. Yusuf and the team are informative, approachable, friendly and did't push the extra services where they can "clip the ticket". We were at ease from the moment we arrived and Yusuf sat down with us and helped... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

my wife and i stay 4 nights at this hotel when we were in istanbul. the hotel locates in the heart of the city, you can find most of the tourist attractions by foot. furthemore you could taste the turkisch dish in the side-street near the hotel. that looks like a family-hotel, all of them i met are very friendly... More 

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