We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 885 Istanbul hotels

Petrol Hotel Palace

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Divanyolu Cad. Dr. Emin Pasa Sok. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Petrol Hotel Palace to your Saves list
Petrol Hotel Palace
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
37%
Ranked #788 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Write a Review

111 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    11
    16
    26
    18
    40
See reviews for
19
28
20
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (11)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Penang Island, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My mistake I didn't checked with tripadvisor first. I felt I was being cheated by the nice photos in the website. I choose this hotel because of its location near sultanahmet. The room was not maintained, no toilet pad, unsafe wiring, no minibar. Choice of food: bad.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
New Orleans, Louisiana
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

It pains me to give this place One Star, as the accommodations are generally nice; the hotel is located in beautiful Sultanahmet (literally a stone's throw from the Blue Mosque), is cheaply priced, and has generally decent internet (they did turn the wifi off during night hours, which was irritating). However, several times a day our room would smell like... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Tbilisi, Georgia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

An absolute disgrace of a place that has hopefully closed by now. We stayed there, or rather attempted to stay there, in August 2012. We had arrived after a long drive from Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria, and just wanted a place to crash for the night. What we got was an absolute nightmare. Our room was filthy, the whole place... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Karachi, Pakistan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I stayed at Petrol Hotel in Sep '12 with family and small kids. The hotel seemed clean initially with friendly staff. Rooms were very small and unfurnished. The hotel is located right next to the SultanAhmet tram station. It is very convenient to get the tram from there but the ringing of tram bell was a constant disturbance. However the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Vienna
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Expect only average if u are used high standard demanding rooms and breakfast BUT: you can nowhere buy such a view at breakfast from the roof ! Opposite the blue mosque, the harbour down the hill, the cisterns around the corner! There is no better starting point to explore the sultans palace, the market, local food! Get local ferries, not... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

very clean rooms which were cleaned every day, towels also changed daily. standard turkish breakfast but was very nice. very central location with a lot of different restaurants on your doorstep. would definetly stay again

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Copenhagen, Denmark
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights with my wife and two kids. Only good thing about this is price and location. The room was filthy. The bathroom likewise. The sheets were now changed and neither were the towels. They were just folded and placed on the bed. Wet. The breakfast was a parody and the overweight lady who worked in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Palermo, Italy
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

We booked the Hotel online 2 weeks before the trip and when we arrived there (it was around 9 pm) the receptionist informed us that our room was given to someone else. When we ask if it would be possible to get us another room he told us that there was nothing he could do. Conclusion: we found ourselfs with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Don't know which hotel the photographs of the Petrol Palace were taken in but I was in 2 rooms, neither was anything like these. We were moved from one room to another, both were dirty. No light in bedroom, paper peeling off the walls, strong smell of deisal, unhelpful staff. Came away with bug bites. We asked for early morning... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Antalya, Turkey
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
33 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Located in the heart of Sultanahmet, this tiny hotel is convienient if you travel with a little budget, since you'll have all the turistic attractions of this historical area of Istanbul walking distance. You will have the metro just a step away from the hotel entrance. The fee includes a free breakfast which is pretty decent, thumbs up for the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Been to Petrol Hotel Palace? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Petrol Hotel Palace

Also Known As:
Petrol Hotel Istanbul
Address: Divanyolu Cad. Dr. Emin Pasa Sok. No:4 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #788 of 885 hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Petrol Hotel Palace 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our hotel is located in the most historical part of famous Sultanahmet district. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Budget Places and Travelocity so you can book your Petrol Hotel Palace reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Petrol Hotel Palace, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.