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Muhsine Hatun Mah Ciftegelinler Cad. No 3 Kumkapi Fati, Istanbul 34126 Turkey
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 09/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Amber Hotel Istanbul
Updated 09/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#274 of 2,399 in Istanbul
Location
4.2
Cleanliness
4.4
Service
4.4
Value
4.1
Travelers' Choice
Enjoy a great visit in Istanbul while you stay in our completely equipped hotel with all the necessary and services for getting a nice rest. Our hotel offers you high-quality services like free Wi-Fi, reception 24/7, express check-in and check-out and you will also have the chance of hiring our transfer service from and to the airport. In our facilities we have a breakfast room and a common TV-room too, and all our rooms are fully equipped and have soundproof service for a better rest. Amber Hotel Istanbul is located in the centric neighbourhood of Old Istanbul, which offers many leisure activities and museums like the Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Sultanahmet Area, St. Sophia Museum, Turkish & Islamic Art Museum. Besides, you will find the traditional Kumkapi Fish Restaurants, famous for being a fissh restaurants local. Thanks to our privileged location you will easily enjoy beautiful shopping center like Laleli Shopping Center or Grand Bazaar where you will be able to have a calm
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Taxi service
Photo copier / fax In business center
Body wrap
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hammam
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Steam room
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Quiet
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Turkish

Location

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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
115Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
15Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
851Reviews10Q+A78Room tips
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MCDA wrote a review May 2022
22 contributions6 helpful votes
All the hotels in this area are within walking distance of the main historic attractions, however, they all seem smaller than we expected. Amber hotel is extremely clean, the bathrooms have been renovated, the breakfast hall has amazing views (and the food is quite nice!). All the staff were friendly, accommodating and discreet. Thank you for a wonderful holiday!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Eduardo V wrote a review Nov 2020
11 contributions5 helpful votes
We began our trip to Turkey in Istanbul and since we had not planned it welo we blindly chose amber hotel. This was the best coincidence ever. We had seen some of the reviews from the past but I must say that they were wrong in my humble opinion. We were cautious since this was a country that was new to both my wife and I and because of the covid era had change our plans from honeymooning in Thailand to Turkey. Things happen for a reason and this was a prime example. The people in this hotel care about one thing only....making your experience great. Yakup the king of the night was the reason that we chose to end our 17 day trip around turkey back with Amber hotel..... the man is trustworthy caring and has the most energy that I have seen in a long time....he is a blast. He also went out of his way to help us get in contact with Ozge from wanderlust travel she helped us relax by helping us organiza a trip around turkey in less time than it would have taken me to login to my computer back home......she knows Turkey and fit the itinerary to our likes and dislikes.....Yakup thank you.....can’t wait to come back to Istanbul and visit so we can meet again. If your in Istanbul and looking for a great stay and one that is trustworthy this is the place....we felt like if something happened to us in Istanbul we could call Yakup and he would move mountains to help us.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Alihan Akkoc, İşletme Sahibi at Amber Hotel Istanbul
Responded Nov 19, 2020
Dear Eduardo, Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful review! We are very pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable experience with us! We appreciate all of your praise for our service; we work very hard to ensure every guest feels right at home. We are delighted you felt welcomed and valued during your time with us at Amber Hotel! We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to our team. We'd love to share another positive experience with you in the future! Have a beautiful day, and thanks again for sharing! Warm regards, Nilgün ALTUG AVCI S&M Manager
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rob n wrote a review Oct 2020
7 contributions3 helpful votes
The hotel and staff were absolutely amazing especially yakup so accommodating and took care of us from start to finish amazing view from terrace as well as room was so spacious and elegant I recommend anyone to stay here was nothing but an amazing experience.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Alihan Akkoc, İşletme Sahibi at Amber Hotel Istanbul
Responded Oct 22, 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful review! We are very pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable experience with us! We appreciate all of your praise for our service; we work very hard to ensure every guest feels right at home. We are delighted you felt welcomed and valued during your time with us at Amber Hotel! We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to our team. We'd love to share another positive experience with you in the future! Have a beautiful day, and thanks again for sharing! Warm regards, Nilgün ALTUG AVCI S&M Manager
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Khayyam wrote a review Oct 2020
6 contributions8 helpful votes
This is by far a fraudulent advertisement of the hotel. The pictures are perhaps a decade old and the premises is disgusting. The staff who served us laughed and said oh well you have paid. I did not even have the energy to argue we left within 15 minutes. My only regret not taking pictures of the hotel. No refund or solution offered rather a threatening email response. Booking.com disgustingly played no role in supporting a regular customer or looked into this. This hotel had dusty rooms and old furniture far from 3 stars definitely a hostel with the lads not fit for family visits. The whole experience was awful. Please save your money and avoid this hotel. The location is 15 -20 minute walk from main area but amongst the back end which is very rough. Me and my pregnant wife booked this to find it was unsuitable we was given a coffin box room with dirty sheets despite an email request prior to attendance that my wife was pregnant. A solution another room was offered which was just as worse. If you have asthma this will kill you. Awful experience and appalling customer care. The mere fact hotel staff laughed in my face as I stated the pictures on the website do not reflect the hotel. The staff laughed and said “oh well you paid” we had to find alternative accommodation. Awful experience please be warned. Do not take your family or loved ones. This would be ideal for lads holiday rough get a few bed bugs and dirty sheets and be greeted with abuse and treated like a animal.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Vicky wrote a review Mar 2020
Reading, United Kingdom3 contributions4 helpful votes
Good hotel, rooms nice and clean with all the facilities you need! WiFi is fast and reliable not like some places in Turkey. Breakfast has a good variety. Central location to get everywhere you need to go. Halil one of the staff there is fab 👍
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled
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George T wrote a review Feb 2020
Bucharest, Romania448 contributions64 helpful votes
When we arrived at this downtown hotel, we were informed that the rooms, which we paid for two months in advance, were no longer available due to overbooking. They offered another hotel at some distance. It was not nice for 31st December!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Yulia30ana wrote a review Dec 2019
Corsica, France19 contributions8 helpful votes
calming and relaxed stay, simpatique personel, friendly and wery welcome! cleaning every day. amazing wiew from the breakfast room. the best spa, massage, sauna. good service and respect from the receptionists!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled
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Anees H wrote a review Nov 2019
Birmingham, United Kingdom29 contributions26 helpful votes
I went to Istanbul for a holiday and stayed at this hotel the hotel itself is good the staff are excellent and went out of their way to accommodate us as the firm I had booked through had given us a double room with a bed added on which made the room too small for 3 of us the first night we thought we were gna die of suffocation but thankfully we spoke to nisim the next day who moved us to a spacious room for three ppl - nisim and the rest of the staff were great - but the location of the hotel was terrible as it was very dusty and grimey I actually lost my voice for few days - I would highly recommend the hotel but not the location fair enough it’s close by to everything but would rather pay that little bit extra to travel out than to have stayed in that location - I chose this hotel based on ppls reviews but no one had mentioned the location issues -
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled
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virginiamerlocchi wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions6 helpful votes
The worst hotel ever in Istanbul and in the world. I bookEd a room for two people 2 month before the trip and when i arrived there they give me a horrible room with two single bed. When i sayed that i want a room with only one bed they say me “i can’t chance your room i can only bring the two beds closer together “.So i didn’t stay there one second more, i booked another room in a different hotel and i sleept there for all Night that i stayed in Istanbul. The Staff is rude and unkind.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled
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Ghazaleh Khalili wrote a review Oct 2019
Waterloo, Canada2 contributions3 helpful votes
Pros: - good staff. so kind and helpful. The service staff do not speak English but they are ready to give you a hand. - well speed WiFi - breakfast was buffet and I had enough choices - the terrace restaurant - comfortable beds - TV and enough facilities in the room (except for iron that you have to ask them) - many restaurants in the street (both reasonable and chic) - easy to access by Havaist buses. only 20 min walk. - within walking distance to the attractions Cons: - you can not open your window at all, as the street is full of noisy cars. but you can have sleep with close windows - they serve breakfast at 7. If you have an appointment in the morning, you can not have your breakfast. Because due to the bad driving habits and huge traffics in the city, you are obliged to leave the hotel soon (for example appointment for 9 am on a not close location). It would be much better for people like me to have breakfast 30 min sooner. - in their guide book in the room, it is said that we will do your laundry and you should only put your cloths in the basket. But when I asked them, they said they do not offer this option any more and instead I had to go to the laundry next to the hotel. - their refrigerator and the locket were not good enough. Maybe I had to ask them for descriptions. - the restaurant does not offer dinner at nights, but I wanted to have my own dinner at the terrace on the roof. when I went there, it was totally dark. Maybe they have to allow their guests to have an enjoyable experience at the terrace during all the hours. Overall: The Amber hotel would be a good choice if you do not wish to spend much money on your accommodation but also you'd like to to be convenient enough. So it suits your purposes. But personally speaking, it would not be reasonable to book the expensive rooms offered by the hotel. Just go for the cheapest one and you would definitely have a pleasant stay. Many thanks to the staff and hotel. :)
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Date of stay: October 2019
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PRICE RANGE
$56 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western istanbul, best western amber
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
BEST WESTERN Amber Hotel
LOCATION
TurkeyIstanbul
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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Frequently Asked Questions about Amber Hotel Istanbul
Which popular attractions are close to Amber Hotel Istanbul?
Nearby attractions include Discover Istanbul Flavors with Oguz Kulakac (0.2 miles), Istanbul Photography Museum (0.02 miles), and Aya Kiryaki Kilisesi (0.03 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Amber Hotel Istanbul?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Amber Hotel Istanbul?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Amber Hotel Istanbul?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Amber Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Amber Hotel Istanbul?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mivan Restaurant Cafe, Amed Restaurant, and Zeferan Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Amber Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Amber Hotel Istanbul have airport transportation?
Yes, Amber Hotel Istanbul offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Amber Hotel Istanbul located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Istanbul.
Are any cleaning services offered at Amber Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Amber Hotel Istanbul offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and a banquet room during their stay.