Located in Cagaloglu, Golden Horn Hotel - Special Class is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Basilica Cistern and Topkapi Palace. This hotel has 73 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free valet parking. It's in central Istanbul and also close to Blue Mosque and Spice Bazaar.

Dining

Free breakfast is included with your stay. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, quench your thirst with a drink at the bar/lounge, and chat with other guests at the free daily manager's reception.

Rooms

Golden Horn Hotel - Special Class's 73 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and 80-cm LCD TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Phones and desks are also standard.

Property features

Renovated in 2015, Golden Horn Hotel - Special Class offers a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 35 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Basilica Cistern and Hagia Sophia
  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking

Golden Horn Hotel - Special Class

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast and manager's reception are offered (may not be available daily). A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities consist of a business center and meeting rooms. This romantic hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in March 2015.

Golden Horn Hotel - Special Class is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 73 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free reception 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Golden Horn Hotel - Special Class offers 73 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. 80-cm LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Onsite venue - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Turkish cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 15 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 35 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Golden Horn Sirkeci Special Class
  • Golden Horn Sirkeci Special Class Hotel
  • Horn Special Class
  • Horn Special Class Hotel
  • Golden Horn Hotel Special Class Istanbul
  • Golden Horn Hotel Special Class
  • Golden Horn Special Class Istanbul
  • Golden Horn Special Class

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property. Alcohol is not served at this property. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).

Awards & Affiliations

  • Golden Horn Hotel - Special Class is listed in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2014 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Dining Discount Offer

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive a 10% discount on meals at the hotel’s panoramic city view restaurant.

Must book qualifying rate category to receive benefits. Full redemption details provided at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

National Rating

The Turkish Ministry of Tourism assigns an official classification for accommodations in Turkey. This Hotel property is awarded the following classification: Special Class.


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