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Basileus Hotel

Kucuk Ayasofya Mh., Sht. Mehmet Pasa Sk. No: 1 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
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#48 of 2,002 hotels in Istanbul
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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 .
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Turkish
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John wrote a review Dec 2020
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When I arrived in my very first visit here in Istanbul Mohamad front desk receptionist welcomed me and give me a room that I spent 16 nights there. Very clean and well managed. He is very helpful and speaks fluent English. The night shift receptionist Murad is a gentleman who goes above and beyond the call of duty. Every time I walked through lobby Murad offered me tea. I was enjoying every moment talking to him and having conversation with him. Everyone is very helpful and professional.Murad made my stay here very enjoyable and highly recommend Basileus hotel. It is very clean, very convenient to many historical sites, and restaurants. Blue mosque. Ayasofya, Islamic Historical museum by walking distance. Nearby restaurants and their food is great. I thank Murad and Mohammad for making my stay in Basileus Hotel a very pleasant experience. They deserve Above 5 Starts❤️💝❤️💝❤️💝❤️💝❤️💝❤️💝❤️💝
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Zia_Khan wrote a review Dec 2020
Lahore, Pakistan83 contributions50 helpful votes
We stayed in Basileus Hotel for 12 nights as a family in Dec 2020. Rooms: The rooms were bigger than most rooms in hotels around the place and so was the washroom. Beds were comfortable. Location: The location has restaurants and stores in immediate vicinity. This made a lot of difference when sudden curfews were announced and we were comfortably able to have food and buy any items. Tourist attractions: What we did not expect was that it has a historic abandoned hamam in front, Old Hagia Sofia (read about it :) ) and Old city walls in 1 mins walk. All major SultanAhmet area attractions like Blue mosque, Bucolean Palace, TopKapi Palace, Hagia Sofia, Basilica Cistern are in about 5 mins walk. Reception: Super helpful. Got a daytrip arranged for Bursa at great price in a big vehicle and courteous driver.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Room 302 is recommended for 3 people or families. Corner rooms are larger.
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Jojo wrote a review Dec 2020
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I was stranded here for almost 3 months due to COVID delays, they helped me in any way possible, treated me like family, fed me and made sure all of my visa appointments, tests and transportation destinations were met. Excellent people, nice atmosphere great great value.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Fara wrote a review Dec 2020
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The staffs are so kindly and care about you. The room is clean. Hotel is in good location near beach and bazar. I stayed there 2 weeks. I enjoyed. Hotel is near blue mosque. I suggest this hotel You feel so comfortable there as like as your home. Thanks to all staffs.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Oxana C wrote a review Nov 2020
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I had the chance to visit Istanbul in November 2020 and we stayed at Basileus Hotel, which has a really good location near the Blue Mosque and Ayasofya. The staff was really nice and friendly; they gave us tips on what to visit in Istanbul and helped us if we had any questions. Our room was really nice and cosy, with a big king size bed, a coffee table, and a big drawer. Besides that we had a big bathroom and a balcony. I must say that the hotel is really nice and clean; the room was cleaned every day. I really enjoyed our stay there and recommend this hotel to anyone that is looking fir a good hotel for an affordable price, and a great location in the old city.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Basileus Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Basileus Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Sultanahmet District (0.3 km), Ruby Ceramics & Gift Shop (0.4 km), and Blue Mosque (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Basileus Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Basileus Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Basileus Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Basileus Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Three Partners Cafe & Restaurant, Mivan Restaurant Cafe, and Istanbul Anatolian Cuisine.
Does Basileus Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Basileus Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Basileus Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Basileus Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Turkish.
Are there any historical sites close to Basileus Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hagia Sophia (0.8 km), Basilica Cistern (0.7 km), and Historic Areas of Istanbul (0.8 km).