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Top Istanbul 3 Star Hotels

Recital Hotel
3 out of 5
Binbirdirek Mah., Piyerloti Caddesi 21, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
The price is $62 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (801 reviews)

"I liked everything but the bathroom facilities needs more shelving in the shower to place shampoo and shower Gel etc..The rest is all great."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Recital Hotel
Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel)
3.5 out of 5
Ticarethane Cikmazi No 19, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $62 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Hospitable staff, Shams was very courteous and informative. Absolutely stunning views of the old city from the Terrace...definitely staying here again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel)
Aristocrat Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Cankurtaran Mah.Dalbasti Sok No:11, Sultanahmet Fatih, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $47 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (387 reviews)

"Was very happy with my stay, the staff were extremely kind and helpful. My only complaint was that the wifi didn't work well, but still very happy and satisfied with my stay and would stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Aristocrat Hotel
Lalinn Hotel
3 out of 5
Oyuncu Cikmazi Oyuncu Sok. No 4, Ahirkapi Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
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The price is $15 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (801 reviews)

"Upon arriving at the hotel, we were greeted by the concierge who was very polite and took our luggage in and allowed us to relax before checking in. We checked in and were given a better room than the one i booked as there was space available. The cleanliness of the room was to my wifes expectations ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2020

Lalinn Hotel
Basileus Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa, Sk. No: 1, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $19 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (696 reviews)

"The hotel was a little noisy, the walls are not sound proof and we could hear the children next door. Outside of this we were satisfied with everything else."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Basileus Hotel
Emirtimes Hotel Tuzla
3 out of 5
Orhanli Mah. Demokrasi Cad. No:36, Tuzla, Istanbul
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $33 per night
3.9/5Good! (229 reviews)

"Clean hotel, 10 min to SAW international airport, friendly Staff, decent Breakfast, grocery shops close by, free shuttle on our way back to airport. Thanks to Hotel Management & Staff."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Emirtimes Hotel Tuzla
World Heritage Hotel Istanbul
3 out of 5
Binbirdirek Mh , Terzihane Sk No 17, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $52 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (297 reviews)

"Extremely friendly and helpful staff, great breakfast, convenient location. Will stay there next time in Istambul!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

World Heritage Hotel Istanbul
Art City Hotel Istanbul
3.5 out of 5
Kucukayasofya Mah. Katip Sinan, Camii Sok. No:30 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
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The price is $16 per night
3.3/5 (534 reviews)

"It was a nice place for a reasonable price. The sea view was amazing. Not too far from Sultanahmet"…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2019

Art City Hotel Istanbul
Kilya Hotel
3 out of 5
Kumkoy Mahallesi Kale Caddesi, No29 Sariyer, Sariyer, Istanbul
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The price is $56 per night
4/5Very Good! (28 reviews)
Very satisfied.

"It is the best hotel in Kilyos. You must try breakfast at the cáfe of the hotel that named "Emel'in Yeri". They serve a good example of Turkish village breakfast and every plate that they put onto the table had its taste. Hotel stands right behind of the fish restaurants on the shore of Kilyos. That ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2019

Kilya Hotel
Aren Suites
3 out of 5
Kucukayasofya Cad. Gelinlik Sok. No 13, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Istanbul
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $70 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (314 reviews)

"The staff at this hotel or suites are the best we have found in Istanbul 10 out of 10"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Aren Suites

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Three Star Hotel Guide for Istanbul

There’s a reason the top 3 star hotels in Istanbul, Turkey are so incredibly popular: They combine comforting amenities and just-for-you service with some of the best rates and discounts the area has to offer. When you book a stay at a three star hotel in Istanbul, you’ll get access to perfect little perks like on-site restaurants and cocktail bars, well-appointed fitness centers, and spacious rooms.

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