Vezir

3 stars
AKBIYIK CAD. BAYRAMFIRIN SOK. NO:13, 34122 SULTANAHMET ISTANBUL, Istanbul, 00000
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
5 reviews
Amazing location+friendly staff=great vacation

The Vezir hotel was the perfect choice for our vacation! The rooms, as well as the entire hotel,... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Nov 27, 2008
Easy access to major attractions

A simple, but convenient place to use as your base when exploring Istanbul. See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Nov 28, 2007
Wooden façade welcomes guests to former Ottoman mansion

The Vezir hotel is in a former Ottoman mansion with a traditional wooden facade. The 19th-century building is in the heart of Istanbul's Old City -- an ideal location for travelers who want to tour the wonders of Istanbul such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, the Hippodrome, and the Grand Bazaar. Almost all of the Old City's most famous sites are within walking distance of the 24-room hotel. Guests can relax in the hotel's private garden after a day of touring. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. 

Highlights

  • In a converted 19th-century Ottoman mansion
  • Small hotel with focus on customer service
  • Near all of the Old City's famous attractions
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Pet-friendly

Rooms

The Vezir has 24 simply furnished but comfortable rooms with city or garden views. Décor features traditional wooden, Ottoman-style furniture. All rooms have heat, air conditioning, and private bathrooms with showers. Single, double, and triple rooms are available. All rooms have complimentary wireless Internet access. Rooms also have cable television with international and local channels.

Features

The hotel serves a daily buffet breakfast in the lovely backyard garden. The breakfast includes hot and cold dishes and pastries. Guests who want to relax indoors enjoy the lobby's comfortable wing chairs or couches and the small lobby bar. Other on-site amenities include a dry cleaning and laundry service, a reception-area safe, and a baggage room where guests can store luggage. The hotel is pet-friendly.

Transportation

  • Cankurtaran Railway Station (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Sultanahmet tram stop (0.7 mi/1.2 km)
  • Eminonu Ferry Terminal (1.7 mi/2.8 km) 
  • Istanbul International Ataturk Airport (12 mi/19.3 km) 
  • Sabiha Gokcen Airport (29.1 mi/46.8 km) 

Nearby attractions

  • Hagia Sophia (0.6 mi/1 km) 
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (0.6 mi/1 km) 
  • Blue Mosque (0.7 mi/1.2 km) 
  • Grand Bazaar (1.2 mi/1.9 km)  
  • Topkapi Palace (1.6 mi/2.6 km)  
  • Galata Bridge (2 mi/3.3 km)  
  • Spice Bazaar (2.4 mi/3.9 km) 
  • Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (3.0 mi/4.8 km)
  • Galata Tower (3.6 mi/5.8 km) 
  • Balat Ahrida Synagogue (3.9 mi/6.3 km)  

Business

  • Complimentary wireless Internet access 

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Vezir Rooms

Guest Rooms
Being a special category hotel, built from an old Ottoman house, it has only 18 rooms and three family rooms. All are of a normal size and in very good condition. All rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms, with shower and hairdryer. Bathrooms are small but again in good condition. All rooms have air conditioning and central heating system and also benefit from wireless internet, safety deposit boxes, cable television and minibar. The hotel also has non-smoking rooms.

Amenities

General
Air conditioned
Dining
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Laundry service
Car rental desk
Porters
Parking
Parking
RV or truck parking
Room
Television with cable

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
  • Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus): 0.4 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Muzesi): 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
  • Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus): 0.4 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Muzesi): 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: 1.5 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
  • Beyoglu: 2.5 mi
  • Atatürk Cultural Center: 2.5 mi
  • Dolmabahce Palace: 2.6 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: 3.8 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

Dining

Restaurant
The hotel has its own restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

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.

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Guest Reviews (5)

Ratings and reviews for Vezir

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 5
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Vezir

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
North of San Antonio
Jul 3, 2009

Great Location - Great Price

Our stay was good. The hotel was small, but the price was great and the rooms were clean enough with plenty of AC to cool off the Istanbul June days. We were a very short walk from a bunch of nice restaurants and a short walk from the Bosporus, Hagia Sophia, and the Blue Mosque. We were also near a small bazaar. The hotel was pretty quiet. The had one computer for their guests with internet access. The showers were hot and they had a curtain and a European toilet. The breakfast was a typical Turkish breakfast - simple but decent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Be careful. Taxi drivers in Turkey don't always know where your location is. It's okay if they stop and ask other drivers, but a street address and nearby landmarks may be very helpful.

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