$96 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Apr 27, 2015 Check-out: Apr 30, 2015

THE BYZANTIUM HOTEL and SUITES ISTANBUL

4 stars
View map of Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. No/ 29 Sultanahmet, Sultanahmet-Eminonu, ISTANBUL, 34400

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
8 reviews
Couldn't ask for more

For a tourist class hotel this one fits the bill perfectly for a city break in Istanbul. Good... See full review

  • Harrijl
  • Mar 27, 2014
Sweet Location

Only there for a handful of days but we had a great time. Sultanahmet location a real plus. See full review

  • JBJR
  • Feb 19, 2012
The Byzantium hotel recently reconstructed has 50 Spacious rooms. some of the rooms have enchanting views of Istambul's most historic sights; hagia spohia, blue mosque , as well as Mamara sea and Bosphorus.

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THE BYZANTIUM HOTEL and SUITES ISTANBUL Rooms

STANDARD - ROOM
The room offers one King size bed. It includes Air conditioning, heating, internet access, room service, safe in room, bathroom amenities, cable/ satellite TV, telephone, color TV, mini bar, valet service, non smoking rooms and hairdryer.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle

Nearby points of interest

  • Blue Mosque: 0.2 mi
  • Hagia Sophia: 0.2 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi): 0.3 mi
  • Walls of Constantinople: 0.3 mi
  • Archaeology museum: 0.4 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Muzesi): 0.4 mi
  • Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus): 0.4 mi
  • Basilica Cistern: 0.5 mi
  • Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii ve Kulliyesi): 0.6 mi
  • Topkapi Palace: 0.6 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Center: 0.7 mi
  • Galata Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • Kapali Carsi: 0.7 mi
  • Istanbul University: 1.1 mi
  • Blue Mosque: 0.2 mi
  • Hagia Sophia: 0.2 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi): 0.3 mi
  • Walls of Constantinople: 0.3 mi
  • Archaeology museum: 0.4 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Muzesi): 0.4 mi
  • Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus): 0.4 mi
  • Basilica Cistern: 0.5 mi
  • Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii ve Kulliyesi): 0.6 mi
  • Topkapi Palace: 0.6 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Center: 0.7 mi
  • Galata Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • Kapali Carsi: 0.7 mi
  • Istanbul University: 1.1 mi
  • Tünel: 1.1 mi
  • Miniaturk: 1.3 mi
  • Bosphorus Strait: 1.4 mi
  • Maiden`s Tower: 1.4 mi
  • Galata Tower: 1.5 mi
  • Istanbul Modern Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Istanbul Modern: 1.7 mi
  • Golden Horn: 2 mi
  • Haydarpaşa Terminal: 2.1 mi
  • Atatürk Cultural Center: 2.4 mi
  • Beyoglu: 2.4 mi
  • Dolmabahce Palace: 2.5 mi
  • Spice Market: 2.6 mi
  • Suleymaniye Mosque: 2.7 mi
  • Kariye Museum (The Chora Church): 2.8 mi
  • Rahmi M. Koc Museum: 3.1 mi
  • Kadikoy: 3.3 mi
  • Yildiz Park: 3.5 mi
  • Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii): 3.7 mi
  • Ortakoy: 3.7 mi
  • The Bosphorus Bridge: 4.6 mi
  • Rumeli Hisarı: 6.6 mi
  • Rumeli Fortress: 7 mi
  • Sakip Sabanci Museum: 7.6 mi
  • Emirgan Park: 8.1 mi
  • Istanbul Aquarium: 9.9 mi
  • The Princes' Islands: 11.3 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
12:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for THE BYZANTIUM HOTEL and SUITES ISTANBUL

Overall score

3.3 / 5
5.01.0
8 out of 8
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3.8
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
3.3
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.3

50% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Melanie
Business
brezice
Jan 12, 2015

Great location, nothing special

This hotel is at great location. We had double room, I don't know what was the difference with budget room, I think that there was no difference, only in price. Bathroom was very small, with really really small bath, and shower was fixed on the wall, it's ok if you're small, I'm not, so when I want to was my hair I had to bend down. Room was cold, if you want heating, you have to be in the room, beacuse you need card for electricity, bathroom don't have heating :(. Cleaning lady left window opened every day, so later we didn't let her in the room, beause it's was allready cold and it was no need to leave the window opened in december. The breakfest was ok, it's nessesary to get there at least 1 hour before and, because if you're not you can't find everything. The stuff was very nice and frendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Melanie
Business
Slovenia
Jan 1, 2015

Great location

Small room with small bathroom, great location and nice stuff. Heating is working only when you're in the room, beacuse you need card for electricity so in the room is cold, and heating is only for room - bathroom is cold all the time. When you want to take a shower you're really cold, it's ok bathroom if you're small, beacuse shower is fixed, so when I need to wash my hair I have to bend down. We get a bathroom with small bath. Cleaning lady left window open every day, and put heating from 1 on 0, so when we come back in the room it was very cold.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Harrijl
Business
Nr Manchester
Mar 27, 2014

Couldn't ask for more

For a tourist class hotel this one fits the bill perfectly for a city break in Istanbul. Good value, friendly staff, good breakfast with lots of choice. Hotel, rooms and bathrooms very clean and maids in room daily leave it spotless. A short walk to the main tourist sites of the Sultanahmet area, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cisterni and mnay other museums. Close to Sultanahmet tram stop, which is great for getting about the city. Lots of choice of restaurants around hotel, but try to get a bit further out to sample the ones the Turks frequent. We went to a great one in Itfaiye cad. in the Fatih area near the old aquaduct called Sur Okacbasi. Delicious food. Try the Aryan yougurt drink and leave room for the delightful dessert consisting of ice cream baked in a semolina crust. Great value.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Sur Ocakbasi Address: Zeyrek Mh., 34083 Fatih/İstanbul, (It's on Itfaiye cad, from Aksaray tram stop go up Ataturk Blv go to the left of the park and it's not far from the old aquaduct wall. You'll get good value, authentic food unlike the restaurants in the Sultanahmet, which are all geared towards the tourists, including the prices. You won't get any alcohol here though (again unlike the tourist ones).

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
PapaNomad
Business
OC, CA
Jun 24, 2012

Total lack of Care

Having stayed in as many of these types of hotels the one thing I always do is check my reservation. 48 hours after booking and 24 hours before check in. This tyne because I was travelling with my 5 year old and we were getting in late I called a third time just to be sure. Lo and behold, 1am with a daughter with an ear infection after 19 hours of straight travel, no room. He walked us and our bags to a place down the street which was clearly lower quality and then the next day we were supposed to check out again at 10 and move back which we had to do ourselves. The man who acted like manager or owner, never said sorry, never did anything to make it right. He claimed we were give his best rooms but I saw a few other open rooms the next day which were large with views.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Restaurant had amazing view but the food is mediocre. Nice place for a drink in the evening.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mskachwala
Business
London
Jun 8, 2012

Location, Value for Money & Great Staff

Brilliant location, very helpful & friendly staff! Beautiful roof top restaurant and good rooms with a very good breakfast served!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Terrace Restaurant

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Nataraja
Business
San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 25, 2012

Find somewhere else

The staff seemed nice, but they're overcharging guests who don't know what to expect in the city. Do NOT let them arrange a ride to the airport, you'll pay almost twice what a cab will cost. The room was so small that it was difficult to open my small bag, my back-pack, and still have a surface available to set anything down. The air-conditioning is a joke. It wasn't that warm when I was there and it was still hot and stuffy in the room. This place is not worth the money paid. A hostel would be more comfortable. Skip this one--there's too many hotels in the area to waste your money on this one.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of THE BYZANTIUM HOTEL and SUITES ISTANBUL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MandD70
Business
Lewes, Delaware
Feb 22, 2012

Convient, comfortable and quiet

We enjoyed our 4 nights at the Byzantium. The breakfast buffet had a good variety of choices including some excellent scrambled eggs. The room was small but comfortable and very quiet. It was a short walk to the Blue Mosque and other attractions. They had both wifi and a computer which we could use.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Lots of restaurants on the same street. We liked the Italian one directly across the street.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
JBJR
Business
Washington, DC
Feb 19, 2012

Sweet Location

Only there for a handful of days but we had a great time. Sultanahmet location a real plus.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Haghia Sophia, and the Topkapi Palace are only a short walk.

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