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Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City

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Gencturk Caddesi Sirvanizade Sokak No: 5 Vezneciler -Fatih, Istanbul 34134 Turkey
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 11/20/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#322 of 2,002 hotels in Istanbul
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Located in Old City Istanbul, Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City is a 12 minutes' walk from the Grand Bazaar and historical Istanbul University while many other spots including Sultanahmet Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Galata Tower and Basilica Cistern are just a few stop away via tram and metro which would take you roughly 20 minutes. Ideal for both business and leisure accommodations, the new Open Lobby Design offers its guest to eat, drink, work, socialize or have fun in the lobby where free indoor parking is also available within the property. During your both leisure or business trip, you can mingle and work in the newly refurbished Open Lobby with a All-in-One PC, use the business center for free or work with your laptops in our working station while enjoying Sagafredo Coffee. You can enjoy media streamers and board games in our corner lounges with your kids. All Day Dining Menu is also available where you can enjoy local and international beers and cocktails. The property also offers fitness center and spa services for free. The newly refurbished high ceiling restaurant and bar offers myriad of dishes from vegetarian to gluten-free options and all kind of local and international dishes. Buffet and continental breakfast are also available for the guests. Air conditioning spacious rooms feature free high speed Wi-Fi, ironing set, complimentary still water, tea and coffee facilities, screen TV with satellite connection, mini bar, work desk, hair dryers, sleep pillow menu and safe box while you can sleep through with full black-out curtains. Some of our rooms also features balcony and sofa. Kids Stay and Eat Free is available in our property for guests booked rooms with sofa beds and executive rooms depending on the availability. At this hotel you can enjoy: Newly refurbished Open Lobby . Free Wi-Fi throughout the building . Free fitness center and spa . Free business center for up to 6 guests . Free indoor parking and valet service While Sultanahmet Square, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia Museum are 2 km away, Galata Tower and vibrant Beyoglu area are 2.9 km away. With an easy access to public transport, Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City is located 400 m from Aksaray Tram Station, 500 m from Vezneciler Metro Station, 700 m from Marmaray Interconnecting Metro station and 2 km from IDO Yenikapi Port enabling easy access to different parts of the city including European and Asian Side. Istanbul Airport (42 km) and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (45 km) can be reached through shuttles provided by municipality and private shuttles. CNR Expo Center and TUYAP Fair and Congress Center is 15 km and 35 km away respectively. Historia Shopping and Life Center is also located 1.6 km away. Please note that there is no car access between 10.00 AM and 6.00 PM except Sundays. You could get out of car at the corner of Gençtürk Street and Şirvanizade Street and walk 50 meter.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Kids stay free
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Wifi
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Spa
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hammam
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Electric kettle
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Turkish

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Adrian wrote a review Jan 2021
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Hotel arranged airport transport service for us.From our arival until departure date room cleanlines service,other services and staff was perfect.For sure we will recomend this hotel to our friends and come back again.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Doğan Bozkus, İşletme Sahibi at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Our Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your valuable review here about our hotel. It is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed staying in our hotel and went home with memorable moments from Istanbul. Your feedback is very important to us as our guest satisfaction is our main priority. So please be assured that your comments have been shared with related department. These comments are precious for us, as we always strive to get better. Thank you once again. We would love to welcome you back here again on your upcoming trips Warm Regards, Kemal Ergul Guest Experience Champion Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
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Paul S wrote a review Jan 2021
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Hotel is in a very good condition ,room cleanlines excelent.staff excelent location excelent, by walk 10-15 minutes Grand Bazaar Sultanahmed square and Topkapi palace , very easy to get taksim square by subway.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Doğan Bozkus, İşletme Sahibi at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
Responded Jan 21, 2021
Dear Valued Guest, I am very pleased to read that you had a comfortable stay with us and that you were impressed with our hotel. We highly appreciate your wonderful feedback and we hope to welcome you back again when your travels bring you back to Istanbul. Best Regards Kemal Ergul Guest Experience Champion Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
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hsamour wrote a review Jan 2021
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Superb welcoming ,clean hotel,ideal size rooms.Enough choice of foood for breakfast ,With a short walk to kapalicarsi and Hahia sophia and Topkapi ,we have enjoyed our satay,will recomend this nice hotel and defenitely will be back on our next visit to Istanbul.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Doğan Bozkus, İşletme Sahibi at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
Responded Jan 18, 2021
Dear Valued Guest, We are very pleased to read that you had a comfortable stay with us . We highly appreciate your wonderful feedback and we hope to welcome you back again when your travels bring you back to Istanbul. Kind Regards Kemal Ergul Guest Experience Champion Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
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Soroosh P wrote a review Jan 2021
15 contributions4 helpful votes
This place meets my standard of a good stay. The interior was modestly upgraded and hygiene standards were upheld. Overall customer service was decent at well. I would recommend to anyone on a budget although location is far from touristy attractions.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Doğan Bozkus, İşletme Sahibi at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
Responded Jan 3, 2021
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful satisfaction comment about our hotel. We will be pleased to welcome you again at our hotel on your next trip. Also, our hotel is in the old city therefore by tram we are only 5 mins away from Grand Bazaar and 7-8 mins to Blue Mosque :) Regards, Kemal Ergül Guest Experience Champion Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
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Darika S wrote a review Dec 2020
Bangkok, Thailand125 contributions45 helpful votes
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The hotel is located in a good location and in the city. All the shops and restaurants are nearby. The hotel was very good, room cleanliness, good options for the breakfast. The weather was very good around 12-15 degrees. Staffs at the front desk and breakfast were friendly.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Doğan Bozkus, İşletme Sahibi at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
Responded Jan 3, 2021
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and had a great time. Our main aim is to make our guests feel truly welcome and comfortable throughout their time with us and so we are delighted to learn that this was noticed and that you liked the staff and the facilities. We hope your travel plans would bring you back to istanbul in the future and give us an other chance to welcome you.Thank you again. Best Regards Kemal Ergul Guest Experience Champion Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
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PRICE RANGE
$59 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western istanbul, istanbul best western
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Senator Hotel
LOCATION
TurkeyIstanbulGrand Bazaar
NUMBER OF ROOMS
107
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City?
Nearby attractions include Sehzade Mehmet Mosque (0.2 miles), Laleli Mosque (0.2 miles), and Valens Aqueduct (Bozdogan Kemeri) (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City?
Yes, secured parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City?
Conveniently located restaurants include Byzantion Bistro & Restaurant, Lotiz Lounge & Hookah, and Behzadem Cafe & Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center, a sauna, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Does Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Istanbul.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Holiday Inn Istanbul Old City offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.