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Hotel Empress Zoe

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Akbiyik Caddesi, No:10, Istanbul 34122 Turkey See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Concierge
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 4 nights this past Septemeber 2018. It is a boutique hotel in a historic building. Zoe's strong points are the atmosphere; the garden; a good location near the 4 Seasons which makes it easy to locate; the house cats; generally quite--maybe a bit...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This old apartment has been remade into a quaint hotel with homey features. We upgraded to a larger suite room, and I suggest others consider doing the same. Rooms are all different, so look out for location (some are lower level), number of windows, size....More

Thank Ms_Martha
Response from annnevans1, Owner at Hotel Empress ZoeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ms Martha, thank you for reviewing us. We love compliments but the chance to address other issues is always welcome. Regarding your 2 "gripes": Firstly our prices are very much dictated by the season, occupancy and the online booking platform. Actually we have not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small hotel in the shadow of an old haman. Rooms full of character and very quiet (my room was at the back). Reception was very welcoming and I received an upgrade to a larger room. They also told me about the hotel and the area....More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

After settling on Sultanamet for our five night stay in Istanbul I found this little gem. At the end of a crazy busy street, far away from the noisy trams and people is the Hotel Empress Zoe. Up a winding staircase, up more flights of...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This lovely hotel is perfectly located about 5 mins walk from Aya Sofia and the Blue mosque. The hotel has a beautiful shaded garden for breakfast or afternoon drinks. Rooms are spacious with aircon. Beds are superb and bathrooms have enough room. The reception staff...More

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About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
25
Price range
USD 69 - USD 218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Empress Zoe Hotel Istanbul
Location
Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
25
Price range
USD 69 - USD 218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Empress Zoe Hotel Istanbul
Location
Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
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Traveller (572)
Room & Suite (417)
Dining (77)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Nearby
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
...More
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Aidana T
30 July 2018|
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Response from Allan N | Reviewed this property |
We were two adults and a child and it was fine!
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Muna A
24 July 2017|
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Response from Yasmin Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do :)
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hikergirl11
9 November 2015|
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Response from annnevans1 | Property representative |
Hello, I am Ann, the owner of Hotel Empress Zoe. Three of our standard doubles have balconies. The special top floor double has a terrace. If a balcony is important to you then you need to specify that need when you reserve... More
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"NO elevator so be prepared for a climb."
D9080IYwilliamb
1 week ago
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"Some rooms have views of the Bosphorus!"
samsC4217TN
19 Aug. 2018
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"a balcony over the garden was wonderful for us .."
louisecarter709
6 Jun. 2018
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"Splurge a little book a Double Room with a Terrace :-)"
927kezz
23 May 2018
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