A stay at Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel) places you in the heart of Istanbul, within a 5-minute walk of Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. This family-friendly hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Grand Bazaar and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Spice Bazaar.Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 22 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and plasma televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.Amenities
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area.Dining
Stop by the hotel's restaurant, Grill Restaurant, for dinner. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge.Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).Attractions
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Basilica Cistern - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Sultanahmet Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Hippodrome of Constantinople - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Hagia Sophia - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Blue Mosque - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Turkish and Islamic Art Museum - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Cemberlitas Bath - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Arasta Bazaar - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Gulhane Park - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Grand Bazaar - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Istanbul Archaeology Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Little Hagia Sophia - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Topkapi Palace - 1 km / 0.6 mi
New Mosque - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
The nearest airports are:
Istanbul (IST) - 43 km / 26.7 mi
Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW) - 45.2 km / 28.1 mi
The preferred airport for Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel) is Istanbul (IST).
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed No onsite parking is available The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.
- This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
- Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
- One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
- Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
- The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
- This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
- Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
- Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
- Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.
- Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
- Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.
- The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey) guidelines.
- The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.
- Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Airport shuttle fee: EUR 45 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 5)
- Rollaway bed fee: EUR 48.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- -Snack bar/deli
- -Free WiFi
- -Express check-in
- -Smoke-free property
- -Dry cleaning/laundry service
- -Express check-out
- -24-hour front desk
- -Safe-deposit box at front desk
- -Laundry facilities
- -Concierge services
- -Television in common areas
- -Coffee/tea in common areas
- -Luggage storage
- -Spa treatment room(s)
- -Multilingual staff
- -Airport transportation (surcharge)
- -Tours/ticket assistance
- -Rooftop terrace
- -Turkish bath/Hammam
- -Full-service spa
- -Coffee shop or cafe
- -Wheelchair accessible - no