Basileus Hotel - Istanbul

Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sokak No:1, Sultanahmet, , Istanbul, Turkey  show map
 4 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 luxury Basileus Hotel is a 4-star property placed near Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Topkapi Palace and Suleymaniye Mosque.

The city center is 10 minute walking distance from the hotel.

There is Sultanahmet Tram train station nearby. It will take around 15 minutes to get to Ataturk airport by car.

Rooms

Basileus Hotel provides 20 guestrooms appointed with television, climate control, a sitting area, a private balcony and a patio for a pleasant stay in Istanbul. The guestrooms look out on the city. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Serving a wide range of dishes, Villa Hagia Sophia and Tarihi Cesme Restaurant can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

There are car rental services on site.

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 available
  • 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Basileus Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi, Sehit Mehmet Pasa Sokak 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)
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    20

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Blue Mosque300 m
  • Basilica Cistern700 m

Popular areas

  • City Center400 m

Places of interest

  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa100 m
  • Mosquée Bleue400 m
  • Hippodrome400 m
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours500 m
  • La colonne de Constantin500 m
  • Petite Sainte Sophie500 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours600 m
  • Kumkapi Restaurants600 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or600 m
  • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye700 m
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)700 m
  • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit700 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
  • Kumkapi Restaurants600 m
  • Cemberlitas Turkish Bath600 m
  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 700 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 260 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sultan Ahmet Cami280 m
    Binbir Direk Mah. Dizdariye Cesme Sok. No:43, Istanbul
  • Istanbul Photography Museum400 m
    Sehsuvar Bey Mah. Kadirga Liman Cad. No:60, Istanbul
  • Besiktas420 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum 270 m
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque330 m
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 840 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul

Restaurants nearby

  • Tarihi Cesme Restaurant20 m

    Address: Kadirga Liman Cadessi
    Phone: 902125163580

    76% likes this, based on 244 reviews

  • Saray Restaurant Cafe30 m

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

    85% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Kasap Osman50 m

    Address: Hoca Pasa Mh
    Phone: 5193216

    72% likes this, based on 55 reviews

  • Spectra Cafe Restaurant20 m

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

    86% likes this, based on 72 reviews
    Cuisine: International, Turkish

  • Reggae Cafe Shots Food30 m

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

    82% likes this, based on 52 reviews
    Cuisine: International
    Price Range: GBP 3 - GBP 19

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

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

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