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Basileus Hotel

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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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
133Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
50Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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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We stayed at the Basileus hotel for two nights. Got upgraded to better rooms. Rooms were clean and spacious. Bathrooms also very spacious. Breakfast very good. Most impressive were the staff at the reception. Very very friendly and helpful. Made us feel welcomed and at home.
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I was looking for small, well located and inexpensive hotel and I found it all in Hotel Basileus.Even more than that.Reception does an excellent work.All of them; Selim, Omar and Mohammed are very kind and genuinly friendly without being intrusive.Travelling with my teenage son
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A very nice, small and cosy hotel in the old city, just minutes from the great monuments. Me and my young child stayed for two nights and were upgraded to a better room for free. The staff was unobtrusively friendly and helpful, spoke good English, and the breakfast buffet was
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The room was perfect, with a large bed and nice furniture. The room can be well heated. Clean and private bathroom with everything you need. The staff was always ready to help. They give us precious directions regarding how to spend time in Istanbul. The breakfast was delicious.
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I booked this hotel because of the good ratings on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. We were upgraded to a better room for free. The bed was warm and comfy. The room and bathroom was clean. Breakfast was good. All staff were very helpful. Before we went out for the first
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The Superior Room at the Basileus Hotel
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The Standard Double Room at the Basileus Hotel
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Download BiTaksi app, select location & book taxi from there. It cost around 55 to 65 Lira per trip to/fro Airport. This is the most economical way if you have 2 or more pax with you. From the Hotel to Airport, their friendly staff will help you to book cab if you require.
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Hi it’s easier to get a taxi 🚕 otherwise public transport is also available, when we got there we booked a taxi 🚕, which he charged us 55 Turkish lera which was at that time almost equal to 10or 11 pound sterling ( Britain currency) his name is Kenan you call him and book him advance if you desire his cell no is 00905306818221, he is a nice person
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Hi The hotel can arrange a transfer on a minibus - there is also a travel agent almost opposite who also advertises transfers. Price - from memory it was around U.K.£10.to Ataturk. stature is on the Europe side. The same as via a travel agent. There’s a timetable. (There’s another airport on the Asian side and that ismuch further away. The guy (s) on Reception at the hotel are really helpful ... for example they said don’t buy anything in the Grand Bazaar as it is a tourist rip/off area. The little shops are outdide the Bazaar are more normal prices. The Spice Market is good value and really worth going to. Enjoy your trip. Julie P.S. the tram/metro are great for getting around the city.
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special occasion ... no basement!! i was on the 2nd floor and it was nice and quiet with little patio. the basement is below the breakfast room so may be noisy in early morning.. besides i didnt stay there because previous reviews said it was bit noisy
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Dear Saulatali, Im sorry for the late respones. And thank you for interested in our hotel. You can find our contact on below. But I cannot add any HML adress here. you need to pu dot C.O.M without dot and not capital latter Kind Regards, Selim , Basileus Hotel Manager BASILEUS HOTEL Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sok. No:1 Old City Sultanahmet Istanbul Turkey Tel:+90 212 517 7878 Fax:+90 212 517 7879 info@basileushotel you need to pu dot C.O.M without dot and not capital latter
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"Please Note there are no elevator"
"Avoid Room in basement."
"Tell them if stairs are a problem or if you require a darker room."
"Even though there is no elevator, would recommend upper floors. Ground floors would have noise from the lobby."
"301 is an awesome room"
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PRICE RANGE
US$40 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TurkeyIstanbulSultanahmet
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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