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4.1 / 5Very Good
526 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Hippodrome of Constantinople
    5 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Sultanahmet Square
    5 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Basilica Cistern
    6 min walk
  • Airport
    Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.)
    15 min drive

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1-800-238-0767
  • Standard Double or Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Family Room

    Room Amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Corner

    Room Amenities

    • 376 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Double Room, Balcony

    Room Amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Triple Room

    Room Amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed
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  • Single Room (Budget)

    Room Amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Private Penthouse Pet Friendly

    Room Amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area

Istanbul

Located in Istanbul's Sultanahmet neighborhood, Faros Hotel Old City is in the city center and near a metro station. Hagia Sophia and Pera Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Sultanahmet Square and Blue Mosque. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Vodafone Arena or Sinan Erdem Dome.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hippodrome of Constantinople - 5 min walk
  • Sultanahmet Square - 5 min walk
  • Basilica Cistern - 6 min walk
  • Hagia Sophia - 6 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Sultanahmet Station - 2 min walk
  • Istanbul Cankurtaran Station - 12 min walk
  • Istanbul (IST) - 47 min drive

Restaurants

  • Faros Restaurant – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner.

About this property

Faros Hotel Old City

Adults-only Istanbul hotel in Sultanahmet, walk to Sultanahmet Square
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are onsite. All 25 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
Faros Hotel Old City offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.
This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

No onsite parking available
24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: TRY 13-19 for adults and TRY 13-19 for children
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
1 bar
Room service available

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Free babysitting/childcare
Laundry facilities
Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

Arabic
Dutch
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Spanish
Turkish

More

Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower

Entertainment

LCD TV
Premium channels
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Free bottled water
Minibar

More

Desk
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Phone
Safe
Slippers
Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

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

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.

Property payment types

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between TRY 13 and TRY 19 for adults, TRY 13 and TRY 19 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 290 per vehicle (one-way)

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

We should mention

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. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Faros Sultanahmet Special Class
  • Faros Old City Special Class Hotel Istanbul
  • Faros Old City Special Class Hotel
  • Faros Old City Special Class Istanbul
  • Faros Old City Special Class
  • Faros Old City Hotel Istanbul
  • Faros Old City Hotel
  • Faros Old City Istanbul
  • Faros Old City
  • Istanbul Faros Hotel
  • Faros Hotel Old City Istanbul
  • Faros Hotel Sultanahmet Special Class
  • Faros Hotel Old City Hotel
  • Faros Hotel Old City Istanbul
  • Faros Hotel Old City Hotel Istanbul

Frequently asked questions

4.1

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3 - Okay
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2 - Mediocre
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4.2
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
3.3
Amenities
3.8
Property condition

1/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Noisy, old furniture , old hotel and good Location

Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Location was good, breakfast was good. Room was very small, and bathroom stop flashing.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Fab in Faros

A great choice for a city mini break or a long weekend. You can't fault the food selection, the friendliness and professionalism of the staff, the cleanliness of the hotel and the local area safe and convenient.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Perfect we love it here we will be back for sure friendly and helpful stuff

Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Beautiful! Lovely view, excellent location to Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

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