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Istanbul Antik Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The sewer system did not work properly. The nauseating smell that emanated every afternoon was unbearable. We asked for a room change that could not be done until I was very angry and told the concierge that my internet criticism would be catastrophic, the worst in the world. Then, with reluctance we were given another one of a better standard and that did not smell of sewer. In favor: proximity of places to know. The price is in line with the service. The breakfast is not very varied, but ok. The staff, is correct in the treatment but they are not extremely friendly or polite. I recommend it with reservations: do not use the first floor: the bathrooms smell very bad.

I was there before three days... i enjoyed in my state there... it's clean... very helpful reception team... good breakfast... and it's position very good 👍🏼🙂 Next time I visit Istanbul... I will come back to this hotel🙂

I stayed here with my friends and had a very pleasant stay.. I would recommend it to anyone who would like to stay in the old part of town, it really close to Grand Bazaar, Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque...

The Hotel is described as a four star hotel and is located only within a five minute walk from the Grand Bazaar and is on the tram line. They do have airport transfer but like most of Istanbul (Not Turkey) is that they can cheat you on most things if you are unaware. The room was clean initially but the four star maintenance level was poor as bedsheets are changed every three days and the room is rarely cleaned, the service in the hotel varies with some staff polite as you expect from Hotel staff whilst others shockingly rude and disrespectful. If your stay comes with breakfast then out of tourist months, the staff are racist to non-Turks as is much of Istanbul (if you are a non-Turk and can speak Turkish) The breakfast choice was good, but if you then sit in a good area and a native Turk wants to sit there the staff will move you on and utter words "bloody foreigners" in Turkish behind your back in which the staff member that said it and the guest that moved you from your spot would both laugh and if you can understand Turkish when they assume you can't you give a gentle smirk to pretend you know nothing. There are some staff that are very good and some that are dreadful, some maids also utter racist remarks behind your back but if you don't know Turkish then you will never know why they are laughing. However some maids are perfect. You do get a good sleep but after a while because of very poor sewage system, you smell it and it makes even worse that every single room has the bathroom door not working. And after a couple of days the sheets get dirty and are not changed, even sometimes the Towels are not changed. It is a reasonable Hotel for its location and initial stay, just be firm with the bad hotel staff and the rude Turkish guests and you will be fine.

I loved this hotel. After a few weeks of hostels and budget accomodation it was wonderful to be in clean, well maintained comfort. The hotel was quiet and away from the main road. The restaurant/bar area was well stocked and comfy.

Once we arrived, the receptionist Ismail was not in the mood to work, I give him the booking paper and within 2 seconds he said what is this? There is no reservations for this, then after I showed him the booking reference with a confirmation he asked about my passport then he said ok there is reservation... Water only for one time, no more u have to buy by ur self.. Our homes' washroom is bigger than there room, beds for very slim ppl not for normal ppl, there is no coffee no mugs nothing,, u need tissues? U have to use the toilet tissues. U can hear and discuss even whatever ur neighbors is discussing, actually I heard our bell is ringing but once I went to check who's knocking our bell, I found no one, in the same time I heard the next door is closing then I realized that its our neighbors' bell. I was to buy an extra lights to fixed in our dark room but I don't know where they sell it in Istanbul. Actually I apologize to the hotel because I released the bolts which was locking the AC remote with my jeans belt to adjust the temperature as I was burning in the first night. In the last day I asked Ibrahim when we can do the check out ? He said NOW i was laughing but he was really serious!!! He told yes now is the best time, I have a group of 32 ppl are coming, I need the room, then once I asked him about their checkout time he showed me the signboard and he left inside! Only the good thing in this hotel is the terrace And there food is less than normal I wonder who gives them 3 stars extra!! If this hotel is 4 stars then we have to give 4 stars extra for Ramada - Taksim. What the Fake pictures maaaan!!!

All the floors of Antik Hotel Istanbul, which is standing on a Cistern dates back to 5th century, have a name and a colour. The floors are named after the cities historical periods as Byzantion, Constantinopolis, Konstantiniyye and Istanbul. The corridors decorated with the paintings reflecting the historical periods of their names. Antik Hotel Istanbul's rooms have a modern appearance with traditional patterns. Natural materials such as wood, stone and glass and warm local colours create a cosy ambiance.

It was nice staying in this hotel, the breakfast was very good with the great view. The hotel is near Beyazit tram station so you can go to the most important places in Istanbul easily. Moreover, the stuff were helpful and nice.

Great place to stay. Friendly helpful staff and a great location. Get a Tram Pass and go to all of the tourist sites by tram very easily. Breakfast was good and was included. Check out the second basement for the cistern which they do not utilize now. It is a relic to see.

Excelente hotel, muy bien ubicado,desayunador con buena vista al mar. a dos calles del tranvía. Quiero destacar la atención del personal del hotel, sobretodo del Sr. Ugur Keles. quién habla inglés y español, eso ayuda mucho a los pasajeros de latinoamérica. Atento a cada necesidad del pasajero, muchas, muchas gracias. Fué mi segundo viaje a Turquía y en mi tercero será nuevamente en este hotel por la ateción recibida. Gracias, Sr. Ugur Keles, gracias a toodos.Atentamente, Irma Lucero de Aversa. Great hotel , great location , good breakfast with ocean view. two blocks from the tram. I want to highlight the attention of the staff, especially Mr. Ugur Keles . who speaks English and Spanish , that helps a lot to passengers of Latin America. Attentive to every need of the passenger, many , thank you very much . It was my second trip to Turkey and my third will be again in this hotel for the ateción received . Thank you, Mr. Ugur Keles , thanks to toodos.Atentamente , Irma Lucero Aversa .

Ordu Cad. Sekbanbasi Sk. No:10 Istanbul

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Grand Bazaar and Hippodrome
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Istanbul Antik Hotel places you in Old City, within a leisurely stroll of popular sights such as Grand Bazaar and Hippodrome. This 4-star hotel has 91 guestrooms and offers conveniences like 2 restaurants, free in-room WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. Also close to this Istanbul hotel are Suleymaniye Mosque and Basilica Cistern.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Teras Restaurant, which specializes in international cuisine. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café.


Istanbul Antik Hotel's 91 individually decorated rooms provide minibars, free bottled water, and safes. 19-inch plasma TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. Desks are also included.

Property features

Istanbul Antik Hotel features a sauna, a rooftop terrace, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is TRY 40.00 per day if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for TRY 120 per vehicle one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 4 meeting rooms, conference space, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room options

Family Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 4

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Triple Room

Twin 3 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Double Room, Sea View

Twin 2 | Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

64% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 481 reviews