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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Lovely” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Antique Hotel

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Antique Hotel
Ranked #722 of 1,121 Hotels in Istanbul
Tartu
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

Wonderful location (although it is a little bit difficult to find, even with a map). You will find there truly friendly and helpful staff. Nice clean hotel and very good breakfast. The internet connection could be a little bit faster.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Sirje K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

213 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    59
    94
    29
    13
    18
See reviews for
23
110
20
7
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Level Contributor
13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2012

An okay hotel in a nice location in the Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. All the main attractions including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace are located within walking distance. It was pretty clean and tidy, although the whole hotel could use a renovation. Breakfast on the top terrace was great and the view is amazing. The owner, Enis, was very helpful.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank SammyUgg
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Seal Beach, California
Level Contributor
134 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

This is a nice hotel, when you can find it! I had a real hard time finding the hotel. It is real close to Blue Mosque, but that won't help you. Winding streets--check out your maps to get there. BUT, once you are there it is a real nice budget hotel. Clean rooms, nice breakfast on top terrace. Friendly staff. I travelled solo Greece and Turkey for a month, and this was the best place I stayed. Istanbul is pricier than other cities in Turkey (of course!), but this is a good stay!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank dan t
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
68 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

The three staff people who are there 24/7 are just fantastic. We had a very inexpensive room on lower floor that was very small with just a wash area and not really a shower by Western standards. That plus noise in the backyard from dogs are the only reason this was not 5 stars. Breakfast on the terrace was wonderful - only place in Turkey where we had borek along with the other usual Turkish breakfast foods. For those with difficulties with stairs, caution - one has to go up 4 flights of winding stairs to get breakfast. Nice that there was a computer available in the lobby as well.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Ed B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
93 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

Great location. Friendly staff. Nice breakfast. From the terrace, where you can have your breakfast, there is an amazing view of the Bosphorus. Clean room. Air con and hair dryer available. Small room but spacious shower.
The hotel could be much better with little refurbishment. But for the money you pay is great value. There is the blue mosque near by, so at 5 am you will be awake for a bit. Chipped cups for breakfast.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Traveltheclock
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Porto, Portugal
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2012

we stayed here for 5 nights. the hotel is on a calm street just a short walk from aya sofia. the room was clean and the bathroom had a good shower. first there was a problem with the shower at first but it was fixed immediately when we reported it. there is a nice roof terrace where you can eat breakfast. room cleaning was excellent, breakfast was good, better than in hotel california (istanbul). the staff was very helpful and friendly. the only downside with this hotel is that there is a minaret nearby which can wake you up at 5 am with the prayer call. also the area is a bit touristy but overall i was very satisfied with the stay.

Room Tip: we noticed two rooms on the first floor, don't know but perhaps they aren't as quiet as the...
See more room tips
  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank JPDP
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Tbilisi, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

This is a small and simple hotel, with excellent location and hospitable, helpful staff. The hotel is very close to all the main historical sites like Sultanahmet square, Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque. The atmosphere is very friendly, the stuff are very helpful, English and Russian speaking. The breakfast is served on a terrace with a lovely view over Marmara. Great deal for the price.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Keta G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Istanbul hotels
Sultanahmet
Asmali Hotel
Asmali Hotel
#915 of 1,121 in Istanbul
4.0 of 5 bubbles 355 reviews
Serife Sirin Hanim Konagi
#703 of 1,121 in Istanbul
4.5 of 5 bubbles 6 reviews
Sultanahmet
Hotel Emir
Hotel Emir
#464 of 1,121 in Istanbul
4.5 of 5 bubbles 41 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Beyoglu
Chambers of the Boheme
Chambers of the Boheme
#524 of 1,121 in Istanbul
4.0 of 5 bubbles 115 reviews
Sultanahmet
Sultanahmet Park Hotel
Sultanahmet Park Hotel
#460 of 1,121 in Istanbul
4.5 of 5 bubbles 361 reviews
Sultanahmet
Ast Hotel
Ast Hotel
#1,010 of 1,121 in Istanbul
3.0 of 5 bubbles 126 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Antique Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Antique Hotel

Property: Antique Hotel
Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Cad. Ogul Sok. No:17, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #722 of 1,121 Hotels in Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Antique Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are the Antique Hotel Istanbul which serves since June, 1989. Centrally located in Sultanahmet, The Antique hotel is a traditional family run property situated in the historical centre of Istanbul. Hotel Antique makes visitors feel more like a home. Accommodations are available for the short and long term stays for international travelers. The Antique is one of the most unique and definitely best BB hotel in the Sultanahmet district, offering friendly budget accommodations. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Antique Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Antique Hotel Istanbul

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