Istanbul hotels

Istanbul hotels

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Low season February
High season April
  Average price (weeknight): R1 102
  Average price (weekend night): R1 985

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Top tips for finding the perfect Istanbul hotel

Istanbul is filled with incredible historic sites. In the Sultanahmet area of the city, you will find plenty of hotels near the Blue Mosque. Hotel Sultan Hill offers great views of the mosque, with cheap deals on offer.
For hotels near the Grand Bazaar, one of the greatest markets in the world, search in the Old Town area of the city, where you will find accommodation such as Hotel New House to the south of the market, with excellent deals. To the east, you will find Florenta Hotel, a hotel full of character just a few hundred metres from the market.
Across the Sea of Marmara, you will find the Asian side of Istanbul. This area is less densely populated with hotels, but you will find some well-rated options near the Golden Horn and Kadıköy Pier. The Bella Hotel comes highly rated and has a modern finish, while The Marist Hotel Kadikoy offers a view from its rooftop across the local streets.
In the northern area of the city, you will find the beautiful Taksim Square, which is known for its monument, great eateries and good nightlife. Avantgarde Hotel Taksim Square - Special Class is rated as one of the best city hotels and offers fantastic sea views over the Sea of Marmara.
Compared to many other locations, Istanbul offers hotels rated with 5 stars at a much more reasonable price, with many fantastically cheap deals across the city centre. Novotel Istanbul Karakoy comes with a brilliant sea view and views of the Asian side of the city.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Istanbul

How much is a cheap hotel in Istanbul?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Istanbul for as cheap as R100 in the last 3 days. The average price is R1 216.
How much is a hotel in Istanbul for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Istanbul hotels for tonight for as low as R265. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R301 and 4-star hotels from R394.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Istanbul?
Hotels in Fatih, Beyoğlu and Sisli South have the most searches on KAYAK.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Where can I find cheap hotels in Istanbul?
Istanbul is a great place to travel on a budget, with many excellent hotels offering prices in the double figures. The Old Town is a great place to stay on a budget, with cheap hotels and some of the best attractions nearby. Try the World Heritage Hotel Istanbul for a modern hotel with top ratings.
Are there good hotels near Istanbul airport?
There’s a good selection of hotels near the airport that are usually offered at cheap and affordable prices. Rox Hotel comes rated as the best airport hotel and is a short walk from the M1a metro line into the city centre. The 5-star Bricks Airport Hotel Istanbul offers something at the more luxurious end.
Where can I find high-end hotels in Istanbul?
If you’re looking for an opulent stay in Istanbul, then look in the Besiktas area. Here you will find Hotel Les Ottomans, with its stunning pools and terrace with a sea view. A little further south along the coast, you will find the Shangri-La Bosphorus which has been rated as the best romantic hotel.
Are there good all-inclusive hotels in Istanbul?
While there aren’t many hotels that offer all-inclusive packages, there are a few in the Karako and Taksim Square areas of the city. The Occidental The Public is an excellent 4-star stay, and the Mercure Istanbul Taksim is just a short walk from the seafront.

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Best Istanbul hotels

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Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City - Istanbul
9,3 Excellent (15 488 reviews)
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus - Istanbul - Building
9,3 Excellent (3 728 reviews)
R6 551+
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet - Istanbul - Building
9,3 Excellent (1 876 reviews)
R6 684+
Swissôtel The Bosphorus - Istanbul - Istanbul - Bedroom
9,2 Excellent (14 060 reviews)
R2 831+
Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul - Istanbul - Building
9,2 Excellent (5 047 reviews)
R5 958+
The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul - Istanbul - Bedroom
9,2 Excellent (1 921 reviews)
R3 349+
The House Hotel Karakoy - Istanbul - Building
9,2 Excellent (1 725 reviews)
R2 164+
Ramada by Wyndham Istanbul Old City - Istanbul - Building
9,2 Excellent (947 reviews)
R1 052+
Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamis Marina Hotel - Istanbul - Building
9,1 Excellent (4 921 reviews)
R1 808+
Pera Palace Hotel - Istanbul - Bedroom
9,1 Excellent (2 872 reviews)
R2 564+
Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Sisli - Istanbul - Building
9,0 Excellent (8 265 reviews)
R1 749+
Fairmont Quasar Istanbul - Istanbul - Building
9,0 Excellent (4 580 reviews)
R2 431+
Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent - Istanbul - Bedroom
8,9 Excellent (5 822 reviews)
R2 549+
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus - Istanbul - Building
8,9 Excellent (4 933 reviews)
R2 030+
Wyndham Grand Istanbul Europe - Istanbul - Building
8,9 Excellent (2 411 reviews)
R1 482+
Sheraton Grand Istanbul Atasehir - Istanbul - Building
8,9 Excellent (2 175 reviews)
R1 452+

Best Istanbul hotels near Taksim Meydani

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CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul - Istanbul - Building
8,7 Excellent (6 559 reviews)
R3 038+
The Marmara Taksim - Istanbul - Building
8,5 Excellent (5 336 reviews)
R1 897+
Intercontinental Hotels Istanbul - Istanbul - Building
8,5 Excellent (3 591 reviews)
R1 778+
Ada Homes Hotel - Istanbul - Living room
8,0 Excellent (254 reviews)