Basileus Hotel - Istanbul

Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:1 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey  show map
 3 stars
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Basileus Hotel - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

The pleasant Basileus Hotel offers 20 en-suite guest rooms as well as currency exchange, a baggage storage and free self parking. Behind the imperial facade of Basileus Hotel lies ottoman interior.

Obelisk of III. Tutmosis, Dance Of Colours and Istanbul Photography Museum are located just 400 meters from the venue. The property is set within 1 km distance from Istanbul city center.

Fatih Mosque and Complex is 2.6 km from the hotel and Suleymaniye Mosque is 1.6 km away.

There is Çemberlitaş tram stop a few meters away. The hotel is around 15 minutes' drive from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

At Basileus Hotel, guests are offered rooms with a ceiling fan, a laptop safe, complimentary wireless internet, LCD TV and a dressing room. Some rooms at Basileus Hotel have a view over the city. For more comfort a shower, a bathtub and a bidet are provided.

Eat & Drink

Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the dining room. There is a restaurant serving international dishes on site. The property is set in Beyazit district, within about 5 minutes' walk of Reggae Cafe Shots Food and Spectra Cafe Restaurant that serve delectable meals.

Services

Guests can rent cars at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Currency exchange
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:1 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.4 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.7 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    600 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.2 km
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.8 km
Restaurants
  • Tarihi Cesme Restaurant
    20 m
  • Spectra Cafe Restaurant (cuisine: International, Turkish)
    10 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    20

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Rooms and availability

Basileus Hotel photos Room
Family Room
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room offers views over Istanbul's Old City. This room cannot accommodate extra beds.

Basileus Hotel photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Room size:

    23 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

The suite is spacious and includes a seating area and a bathroom with bathtub. This room cannot accommodate extra beds.

Basileus Hotel photos Room
Economy Double Room
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Small windows with no view

Basileus Hotel photos Room
Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Air-conditioned room with LCD TV and a private bathroom.

Basileus Hotel photos Room
Economy Triple Room
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    3 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Small windows with no view. Families can stay in a double bed or twin beds.

Basileus Hotel photos Room
Standard Triple Room
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room cannot accommodate extra beds.

Basileus Hotel photos Room
Double Room Basement Floor
  • Room size:

    26 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Located on the ground floor, this room offers a patio.

Basileus Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Blue Mosque300 m

Popular areas

  • City Center400 m

Places of interest

  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa100 m
  • Mosquée Bleue300 m
  • Hippodrome400 m
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours500 m
  • Petite Sainte Sophie500 m
  • La colonne de Constantin500 m
  • Kumkapi Restaurants600 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or600 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours600 m
  • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit700 m
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)700 m

Train stations

  • Sultanahmet Tram Station500 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque100 m
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque100 m
  • Roman Hippodrome400 m
  • Column of Constantine500 m
  • Cemberlitas Turkish Bath600 m
  • Kumkapi Restaurants600 m
  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 600 m

Museums

  • Media Museum500 m

Local attractions

  • Suleymaniye Mosque1.6 km
    Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
  • Zeyrek Mosque2.2 km
    Zeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sok. Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi2.6 km
    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul
  • Galata Bridge2.1 km
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Galata Tower2.5 km
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Blue Mosque 250 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sultan Ahmet Cami280 m
    Binbir Direk Mah. Dizdariye Cesme Sok. No:43, Istanbul
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 830 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Besiktas410 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum 270 m
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque320 m
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Istanbul Photography Museum400 m
    Sehsuvar Bey Mah. Kadirga Liman Cad. No:60, Istanbul

Restaurants nearby

  • Tarihi Cesme Restaurant20 m

    Address: Kadirga Liman Cadessi
    Phone: 902125163580

    61% likes this, based on 230 reviews

  • Saray Restaurant Cafe30 m

    Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Kadirga Liman Cad. No:166
    Phone: 0212 518 54 42

    81% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Reggae Cafe Shots Food40 m

    Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Kadirda Limani Cad. No: 147/1
    Phone: +90 530 584 8714

    84% likes this, based on 43 reviews
    Cuisine: International
    Price Range: GBP 2 - GBP 18

  • Spectra Cafe Restaurant10 m

    Address: Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu No:2
    Phone: 00902125163546

    75% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: International, Turkish

  • Kasap Osman40 m

    Address: Hoca Pasa Mh
    Phone: 5193216

    76% likes this, based on 75 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Turkey

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Basileus Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Basileus Hotel

Average guest rating

9.2out of 10
Superb
Based on 367 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    9.2

    The staff was great and more then great, the hotel is extra clean, the food was perfect and we felt really welcomed. Basileus hotel, we are coming back!!!

  • Family with children
    10.0

    We were very nervous about choosing a hotel in the Sultanamet. So pleased we chose this one. The room was smart and clean - refurbished 15 months ago. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I think I need to emphasize that point more - they were very in tune with what people want to see and do and give good recommendations. It is walking distance of most things you will want to see. The breakfast is basic but fine. Definitely wish to go back and spend more time located here.

    These are actually not complaints. You are in a old area of a large city. You hear the call to prayer in the morning. You hear a car pass or people making noise late at night if you have a street room. It will be no different in any other hotel in this area. If that is really going to ruin your trip then bring some earplugs. But it did not bother us in the least just noting that it can happen.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    they are vey kind

    the light of the room was very dark. my children didnot write their diary.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    I stayed with a friend and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. They told us to ring them if we needed any help when we were sightseeing & if they couldn't help us by phone they would be with us in a few minutes. This was re-assuring for 2 female tourists - luckily help was never needed but good to know we could call. They helped us with recommendations on where to go and what to do. I would say they go out of their way. We would definitely choose this hotel again and wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone who wants to visit Istanbul.

    Shower was not very powerful but it is such a minor thing when everything else was perfect

  • Single
    9.2

    Friendliness of hotel staff - nothing too much bother.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The hotel staff were outstanding - they explained everything we wanted to know and somethings we ought to know but didn't, they helped with every little thing and they charm was inexhaustable .... their approach made us feel we will go back to that particular hotel, next time we go to Istanbul

    We liked everything

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The hotel was charming, centrally situated with comfortable rooms. The staff were very friendly and attentive nothing was too much trouble, a really wonderful hotel. Highly recommended.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    The staff - Yusuf was very helpful, accomodating, and kind. Always had everything ready as promised. He made our trip/visit very enjoyable.

    The beds are uncomfortable - other than that - everything was great.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Large rooms and good bathrooms. Comfortable and clean.

    Breakfast could be improved - in particular one would expect real coffee and not just instant Nescafé. Also one staff member not very commercial.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    A great little hotel, close to historic areas and restaurants. Friendly staff, great breakfast spread.

    Bed mattress a little hard.

  • Couple
    9.6

    Staff is very friendly and helpful Small but nice lobby Clean rooms

    Noise insulation is quite poor On the ground floor the air is very humid

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    "Echo" at the desk and other staff made us feel welcome from the first. He acted as concierge and front desk,etc. Very nice and welcoming. Hotel nicely appointed and except for the traffic noise because of temporary construction it would have been very nice. Huge bathroom with full tub, nice breakfast with good variety and service.

    Could be a bit more soundproof from room to room and hall noise. Needs a trash container in the room in addition to the one in the bath. Good window /exterior door soundproofing.

  • Couple
    9.6

    The Hotel was close to all the main sights but most of all was the exceptional customer service we received from all members of staff at this hotel -they were all superb knowledgeable and proud of their city gave us some great information.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Location is outstanding close to all tourist attraction and within walking distance to the fishery market (10 minute walk). Hotel staffs were great Mr. Yousef, Mr. Akram, and Mr. Muhram provided great suggestions weather for dining, shopping or for sightseeing. However, Mr. Yousef has a great choice in restaurants definitely you should ask him. I would definitely come back and can’t wait till my next visit.

    I used the family room and for four people is a bit tight and not enough cabinet’s I had to use my luggage

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    The staff were excellent. Location was good

    Rooms bit grim and basic. Nothing wrong with them bit basic. Could hear the bathroom next door which was annoying.

How to reach hotel

hotel Basileus Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:1 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.4 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.7 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    600 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.2 km
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.8 km
Restaurants
  • Tarihi Cesme Restaurant
    20 m
  • Spectra Cafe Restaurant (cuisine: International, Turkish)
    10 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulBasileus Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Turkey

Use Badge