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.

Best Western Empire Palace

Traveler (405)
Room & Suite (178)
Dining (37)

Overview

AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Non-smoking hotel
Restaurant
Airport transportation
Room service
4 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Jun 9Jun 10
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from $95.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Istanbul hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "d5024ef21615434096fc8caec82e140c", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":446862,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32476561],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":6,"year":2019},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":6,"year":2019},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":95,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"d5024ef21615434096fc8caec82e140c","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":97,"lowestMetaPrice":95,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":97,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":97,"lowestMetaPrice":95,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":97,"hotelName":"Best Western Empire Palace","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImQ1MDI0ZWYyMTYxNTQzNDA5NmZjOGNhZWM4MmUxNDBjIiwiQUlLIjoiM2E3Mjg5YTA1MzFiNDk4NGFiYzhhY2QwZGJmNGEzOWMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "06/09/2019", "checkOut": "06/10/2019", "lowestPrice": "$95", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32476561":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (1,823)
Filter reviews
1,178 results
Traveler rating
795
283
68
18
14
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
795
283
68
18
14
Show reviews that mention
All reviews blue mosque walking distance old city perfect location turkish bath tram station special thanks recommend this hotel turkey spice market very nice hotel rooms are clean the hotel staff hagia sophia major attractions hotel is located galata bridge
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 1,178 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hotel. It looks fantastic, with lots of marble and great ceramics. The bed was firm (How i like it) and very comfortable and the pillows were also good. Walking distance to lots of things and you're smack in the middle of...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank HarryBurnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location. Right in the heart of the old town and very short walk from the Topkapi, Aya Sofia & Blue mosque. We found the staff to be very helpful and they even switched us to a twin room on arrival as my husband had...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank abigailsteaparty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and everything was perfect! The hotel is located very close to the museums. Outside the hotel there is a tram station. The staff was helpful and had willingness in order to provide us all the necessary information about the city. We...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Vas0A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

- Rooms don’t have any ventilation. Opening a window is not an option because the location is very noisy with trams passing every couple of minutes. - Airconditioning was working at first, but broke down halfway our stay. Staff lied to us and said all...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank johnpaul1987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location for a traveler wanting to experience Islandbul. Busy active safe area. The people are friendly, staff was always happy to help. Walking distance to shops food all transportation .Step out the door and you are part of the bussel of Istandbul.

Review collected in partnership with Best Western
Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Safari204920
View more reviews
About
Description
On February 11th 2008 at the annual meeting of Best Western Turkey, Best Western Empire Palace Hotel became the proud owner of the award "Highest Quality Hotel Award 2007". Best Western International More recognized the hotel as the best Best Western Hotel in Turkey on base of regular quality assessments, where Best Western Empire Palace hotel has scored a record high performance. The hotel management is eager to continue working even harder in 2008. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Air conditioning
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Free parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
35
Price range
$54 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Istanbul
,
Best Western Hotel Istanbul
,
Best Western Istanbul
,
Istanbul Best Western
Location
Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
35
Price range
$54 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Empire Palace Hotel Istanbul
,
Best Western Hotel Istanbul
,
Best Western Istanbul
,
Istanbul Best Western
Location
Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet

Photos

Traveler (405)
Room & Suite (178)
Dining (37)
Pool & Beach (1)
Amenities (5)
Nearby
Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,439 nearby hotels
Hotel Sapphire
2,302 reviews
.02 miles away
Lalahan Hotel
157 reviews
.02 miles away
Hotel Sultania
3,392 reviews
.02 miles away
Orient Express Hotel
1,851 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 16,041 nearby restaurants
Olive Anatolian Restaurant
2,564 reviews
.04 miles away
Constantine's Ark Gurme Restaurant
1,265 reviews
.03 miles away
Bistro Chef Restaurant & Cafe
545 reviews
.01 miles away
Sultania Restaurant
286 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3,082 nearby attractions
Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam
159 reviews
.10 miles away
Bet Avraam Synagogue
7 reviews
.12 miles away
U Can Travel
49 reviews
.01 miles away
Dejavu Bar
38 reviews
.01 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
farhanachetty
July 24, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from _K456CF | Reviewed this property |
15- 20 minutes by legs
1
Vote
Google Translation
Omar A
September 10, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from steveandheidi96 | Reviewed this property |
We grabbed a taxi at the airport to Hotel and had Best western arrange a ride back to airport to return to the USA. I booked Hotel thru travel agent-no transfer included. With the fall of the Turkish Lisa the taxi cost... More
0
Votes
Ashraf015
May 2, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BWEmpirePalace | Property representative |
Dear Ashraf ı cannot give you email adress from here but ı will give you my number whatsapp ı can help you for all and ı will writre our email adress on whatsapp 0090 507 403 25 21 Guest relationships SÜLEYMAN
1
Vote
Google Translation

Room Tips

"We liked the room on the 6th floor."
U444BDjohnf
Mar 31, 2019
Read review
"Excellent Location and Service"
67joseg
Feb 14, 2019
Read review
"the upper level is better"
PopisteanuG
Dec 12, 2018
Read review
"choose rooms at the back of the hotel, away from the tram lines"
nawani99
Jun 5, 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing