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Best Western Empire Palace Hotel & Spa

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Cad. 17/19, Sirkeci, Old City Sultanahmet, Istanbul, 34110, Turkey
4.0 out of 5 rating 262 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Best Western Empire Palace Hotel & Spa places you in the heart of Istanbul, within a 10-minute walk of Hagia Sophia and Eminonu Square. This 4-star hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Sultanahmet Square and 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Topkapi Palace.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 40 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Your Tempur-Pedic bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities

Pamper yourself with onsite massages and body treatments. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).

Dining

Grab a bite at Coffee House, a bistro which features a bar/lounge and a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Istanbul? This hotel has 151 square feet (14 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

New Mosque - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Eminonu Pier - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Eminonu Square - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Istanbul Archaeology Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Basilica Cistern - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Hagia Sophia - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Galata Bridge - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Spice Bazaar - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Gulhane Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Topkapi Palace - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
German Fountain - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Rustem Pasha Mosque - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Grand Bazaar - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III - 1 km / 0.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Istanbul (IST) - 41.1 km / 25.5 mi
Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 44.1 km / 27.4 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

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.
  • 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.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
  • For details on Best Western's privacy policy, visit www.bestwestern.com/privacy.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 400 per room (one-way)
  • Nearby parking fee: TRY 60 per day
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TRY 225 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Free reception
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour business center
  • -Conference space
  • -One meeting room
  • -Reception hall
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Turkish bath/Hammam
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Sauna
  • -Garden
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 14
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 151
  • -Elevator
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no