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Ottoman Hotel Imperial

1,805 reviews
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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All reviewshagia sofiamatbah restaurantblue mosquehistorical sitesgood sizeshort walkperfect locationbasilica cisternsultanahmet areatram stopgrand bazaarhotel is locatedcan't beat the locationbreakfast buffetold cityturkish delightrooms are comfortable
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best location right in the heart of the old town close to most tourist attractions! Very friendly staff always willing to help! The hotel was accommodating to allow us to leave our luggage in the lobby after checkout due to our flight only being later...More

Thank Lana W
Response from OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel ImperialResponded 3 days ago

Dear Lana W, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderfull feedback following your recent stay with us at Ottoman Hotel Imperial. We were absolutely delighted that you enjoyed our central location and found the staff friendly. We look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An amazing break at the Ottoman imperial hotel. Located in a side street this hotel caters for each and everyone’s needs. Reception staff are friendly and willing to assist at all times. The bedroom was upgraded to a deluxe room with all the mod cons....More

Thank 633shabnama
Response from OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel ImperialResponded 3 days ago

Dear Shabnam Ali, Thank you taking the time to write such a lovely review of your stay at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial. We are delighted that you received such a favorable impression from our staff, our location, and your room. We are so glad that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was easy to find, 5 minutes from the tram stop. It took around 1 hour from the airport to the hotel using the public transport system, with 1 change. Staff were all very friendly. Check in was quick and easy. The room was...More

Thank Ian F
Response from OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel ImperialResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Atgio, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us about your recent stay. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly appreciate your comments about our friendly staff as well as our location across from Hagia Sophia. Please...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here. The hotel was beautiful. Loved the breakfast . Front desk very helpful. Right next to Hagia Sofia and Blue Mosque and city railway station. The only thing that went wrong is that we arranged for an airport pickup on arrival...More

Thank William R
Response from OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel ImperialResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear William R, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderfull feedback following your recent stay with us at Ottoman Hotel Imperial. We were absolutely delighted that you enjoyed our central location,liked our breakfast and found the staff helpful. Please be assured we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, staff were excellent, breakfast was local style, really clean, good shower. Magnificent location, its on a pedestrianised side street (up the side of the Aya Sophia) so really quiet. Could maybe do with updating, but overall great stay.More

Thank paulienash
Response from OttomanHotelImperial, Guest Relations Manager at Ottoman Hotel ImperialResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Paulienash, Hope all is well with you and warmest regards from the beloved Istanbul! We cannot thank you enough for the time you have taken to complete this review regarding your recent stay at the Ottoman Hotel Imperial. We are thrilled that it has...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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$50 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#56 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#83 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#97 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#120 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$50 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#56 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#83 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#97 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#120 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
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Hasan A
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Phil W | Reviewed this property |
Yes the rooms have a safe. I used Sabiha Gokcen airport and had to leave the hotel before the Ferry at 07h30 and so the hotel arranged a shuttle, but it wasn't free. It was however well organized, professional and way... More
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Abeeha N
May 30, 2017|
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Response from Kygies27 | Reviewed this property |
I actually walked from Taksim sq back to the hotel one day, just for fun. Using offline maps and a compass it took me about an hour and a half, but should be a bit less if you don't wander too much. The public transit system... More
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"The good rooms are on the 1st floor and you can choose street side which is very quiet."
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"Excellent location! Next to the Agia Sofia and all important attractions."
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"Look for room facing the Hagia Sophia"
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"Ask for Hagia Sophia view room"
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