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Curitiba, Brazil
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I went to this hotel in a stop over trip to another destination and it has overcame my expectations. It was so cheap that I was afraid of being caught in a trap, not on this hotel. It is really well located, just a few walk from the main touristic points in Istanbul, well served of restaurants near around and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Wonderful, friendly staff and a great location. They will give you a map and tell you about all the places, if you haven't read up on everything before you arrive. If you don't mind hills, it's walking distance from almost everything: Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Suleymaniye Mosque, etc. It's at the edge of the tourist area,...

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1Thank CraigDownUnder
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I'm so glad we chose to stay at this hotel. Things I loved about it: 1) Location. This hotel was a 10 minute walk from the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. It was right in the heart of things that we wanted to do which made getting around so easy. 2) The Staff. The staff was so accommodating and friendly....

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1Thank lrh2096
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Very strategic position (less than 500m to SultanAhmet central square). Very nice staff, clean conditionned rooms, quite and secure. Plenty of restaurants and shops nearby. You may find cheaper rooms in the area, but the quality will disapoint. The staff (english speaking) will help you a lot about places to visit and trips to do.

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San Francisco
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I love this hotel. This was my second visit. I was welcomed with a big hug. I stayed on the second floor near the rear of the hotel. I was not bothered by noise. The room was clean and comfortable. I enjoyed the morning buffet. I would come back again!

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1Thank Patricia925
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Wonderful stay in a family run hotel. Very helpful staff, delicious breakfast, and comfortable rooms. Walking distance to all of the major sites - blue mosque, Hagia Sofya, and the palace. Definitely recommended!

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1Thank jrock510
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Staying at Basileus hotel was my best hotel experience to date. The staff greet you with a wide smile all the time. Mr. Omer, Mr. Ekram, and Mr. Nouri gave me valuable advice on sites to visit and ways to commute to save money. It was obvious how much they love their job and their country. They made me fall...

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1Thank Aya E
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Great location with only 5 minutes walk to all famous places and restaurants,clean and comfortable room.Staff are friendly and helpful as they tried their best and more than they could to ensure customers are having their best during the stay (providing information of places to visit and how to go around with various mode of transportations,treating customers like family as...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We thought the hotel was very well located, easy walking distance to many of the sites either walking like we did or taking the tram, you would want to visit within a 1-4 day visit. The best part of the hotel Basileus is the staff, they are all very helpful and go out of there way to make your stay...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Isn't nice to be pleasantly surprised? These days you rarely get good value in return for your hard earned cash. Not just on a monetary level but in terms of that "feel good factor". A commodity that you can't really put a price on. Well you do at Hotel Basileus. Aside from the excellent location in the heart of the...

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Staying in Sultanahmet

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
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  • Breakfast included
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Basileus Hotel will be the good choice as it is located footsteps from to Byzatine and Ottoman monuments such as St.Sophia (Ayasofya), Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii), Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome, Basilica Cistern, Turkish & Islamic Museum, Archaelogic Museum , Old Traditional Baths and it is also very closed to Taksim , modern part of the city . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Basileus Hotel

Address: Kadirga Liman Cad. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:1 | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: $33 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Basileus Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#9 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#18 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#52 Business Hotel in Istanbul
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“Just Ask Salim”
 of 5 bubbles shrzahmed, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are great but if you can snag the room on the 3rd floor that looks out over one of the mosques, do it!”
 of 5 bubbles zachharp, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“3rd Floor with bat tube (these rooms had a great street view)”
 of 5 bubbles Julio_Padilha, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The front of the hotel may be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Patricia925, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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