I came to Istanbul for the first time with my mother - we picked the hotel because of its location. Location is perfect and close to the main attractions in Istanbul. There is no lift so the staff carried our luggage, very grateful for it after a long, long trip from New…
We loved the warm feeling of this collector's dream of an hotel with only 16 rooms. Approx 4000 lamps give it a magic touch. Very nice and knowledgeable staff. Good breakfast. Note: there is no elevator.
The Kybele is an absolutely charming hotel in Sultanhmet. It is located extremely close to Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi and Sistern. It is also close to lots of restaurants & cafes. There can be a lot of difficult stairs, so not one for the less mobile. The mass of lights…
I have been staying at the Kybele for almost 20 years now, and it continues to be one of the nicest places to stay in Istanbul. The small-hotel atmosphere and assistance, with the antiques and especially the hand-blown glass lamps, makes this the place to stay.
I was in town for the marathon in October, needing somewhere central to the pick up and where my partner and family could see the old city I found the Kybele on Hotels.com. The location is perfect, the street it is on has limited the traffic flow which makes it much easier and…
"Room 402 has a nice balcony with a view over Haghia Sofia and the Haghia Eirene."
"402, cracking room with a brilliant view"
"Views from a higher floor would be nice"
"Third floor balcony is worth the climb!"
"quieter rooms may be found not facing the main street"