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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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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
135Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
51Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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Best place to stay at a nominal price. Rooms are spacious, staff are courteous, and the location is close to major attractions like blue mosque. Best value for money.Rooms are reasonably and breakfast is great. Much appreciated (: .
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If you are looking for a peaceful cozy place to stay which is near to famous attractions of Istanbul then this would be the best option without any doubts. It is hard to find a place to stay where the Property, Location, Staff all three meets a guest's expectation. This is one
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So appreciated to be tasted this excellent cuisine. It has a lot of choices. And the equip that serve our dishes were nice guys. Especially a guy whose name is emre was brilliant and funny. Tank you for everything.
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The hotel with the friendliest service in Istanbul. The small Basileus Hotel in the old district of Istanbul in a good location was just great. When we arrived from Baku, Azerbaijan we were warmly welcomed here in Istanbul. We were even allowed to choose our hotel room…just
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Very good location, next to hippodrome, ayasofya and many other places to visit by walk. Affordable price. Rooms are clean, comfortable and soundproof. Breakfast is standard but many choices. The guy name Salem at the desk is very helpful. He will advice you genuinely. Will
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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"
USD 35 - USD 80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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