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Galley Hotel

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Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Balcony, Sea View | Balcony
Lunch, dinner served; barbecue, ocean views
Standard Double Room, Sea View | Beach/ocean view
Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Balcony, Sea View | Bathroom | Shower, hydromassage showerhead, designer toiletries, hair dryer

Overview of Galley Hotel

VIP Access

Galley Hotel

7.8 out of 10 Good
7.8/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
Sehsuvar Bey Mah. Cömertler Sok. No:25, Istanbul

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBlue Mosque11 min walk
  • Popular LocationGrand Bazaar12 min walk
  • Popular LocationHagia Sophia16 min walk
  • AirportIstanbul (IST)52 min drive

Room options

About this area


Galley Hotel is located in Istanbul City Center, a neighborhood in Istanbul, and is on the Strip and by the sea. Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Grand Bazaar and Mall of Istanbul. Pierre Loti Tepesi and Vialand Tema Park are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with boat tours and swimming nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the bed & breakfast's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Sultanahmet Square - 8 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 11 min walk
  • Grand Bazaar - 12 min walk
  • Basilica Cistern - 14 min walk
  • Hagia Sophia - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul Kumkapi Station - 5 min walk
  • Cemberlitas Station - 9 min walk
  • Istanbul Airport (IST) - 50 min drive


  • Afrodit Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Hancı Kebap - 4 min walk
  • Hira Lokantası - 4 min walk
  • Turkish Cuisine - 4 min walk
  • Loop Garden - 3 min walk

About this property

Galley Hotel

Bed & breakfast near Blue Mosque
Located close to Grand Bazaar and Hagia Sophia, Galley Hotel provides a roundtrip airport shuttle, a free daily manager's reception, and a terrace. This bed & breakfast is a great place to bask in the sun with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Treat yourself to a manicure/pedicure or other spa services. The onsite steakhouse, Restorant, features ocean views and barbecue. In addition to shopping on site and a coffee shop/cafe, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi, with speed of 25+ Mbps.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), an area shuttle, and express check-out
  • Barbecue grills, a porter/bellhop, and a reception hall
  • A 24-hour front desk, bicycle parking, and a bicycle cleaning area
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff, overall condition, and walkable location
Room features
All 11 rooms boast comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-friendly workspaces, as well as thoughtful touches like air conditioning and free stocked minibars.
More amenities include:
  • Reusable coffee/tea filters, LED light bulbs, and eco-friendly cleaning products
  • Bathrooms with hydromassage showers and designer toiletries
  • 32-inch LED TVs with satellite channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, communal kitchens, and mini fridges


English, Russian, Turkish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property for guests without COVID-19 vaccination
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
On-site PCR COVID-19 testing is available for a EUR 20 fee, and antigen/rapid COVID-19 testing is available for a EUR 20 fee; reservations required for on-site testing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • In-room WiFi speed: 25+ Mbps
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired internet

Parking and transportation

  • Offsite parking within 164 feet (EUR 20 per day), from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM; reservations required; discounts available
  • Street parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) up to 500 km
  • 24-hour train station pick-up and drop-off shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Daily buffet breakfast available 9:00 AM–11:00 AM for a fee: EUR 7 per person
  • A bar/lounge
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A restaurant
  • Coffee and tea in common areas
  • Couples/private dining
  • Free daily manager's reception

Restaurants on site

  • Cafe
  • Restorant
  • Teras

Things to do

  • Bicycle cleaning area
  • Bicycle storage
  • Private wine tours
  • Shopping
  • TV in common areas


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guidebooks
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Change of bedsheets on request
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Proposal/romance packages
  • Tour and ticket assistance

Business services

  • 172 square feet of conference space
  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Coworking space


  • Barbecue grill
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • In a provincial park
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Manicures/pedicures


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • At least 80% lighting from LEDs
  • At least 80% of food locally-sourced
  • At least 80% organic food
  • Biodegradable cleaning products used
  • Biodegradable coffee stirrers available
  • Communal living room
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Double-glazed windows
  • Local culture and ecosystem education
  • Locally-owned and organized tours and activities
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • Reception hall
  • Reusable cups
  • Reusable tableware
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian breakfast available
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Water dispenser usage encouraged

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Memory foam mattress


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower only
  • Slippers
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste on request
  • Towels


  • 32-inch LED TV with satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Free stocked minibar
  • Late-night room service
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Paper towels
  • Restaurant dining guides
  • Rice cooker
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Spices
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Toaster oven


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Biodegradable cleaning products available
  • Biodegradable toiletries
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Laptop workspace
  • Laundry detergent
  • LED lighting
  • Mobile key entry
  • Printer
  • Reusable coffee/tea filters
  • Washer/dryer
  • Water-efficient showers
  • Water-efficient toilets

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Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee
Express check-in available
Minimum check-in age: 15


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 5 per pet, per day
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs and cats only
1 per room (up to 22 lbs per pet)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 1 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 1 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 8.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: approximately EUR 7 per person
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 60 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 20 per day (164 ft away; open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM)
  • Pet fee: EUR 5 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 8.0 per night
  • Laundry fee: EUR 17 per day

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 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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds and high chair
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome
This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Galley Hotel Istanbul
Galley Hotel Istanbul
Galley Hotel Bed & breakfast
Galley Hotel Bed & breakfast Istanbul

Frequently asked questions

Is Galley Hotel pet-friendly?

Yes, this property allows cats and dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 22 lbs per pet. There's a fee of EUR 5 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at Galley Hotel?

As of May 31, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Galley Hotel on Jun 1, 2023 start from $44.72, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Galley Hotel?

Limited spots are available.

What time is check-in at Galley Hotel?

Check-in begins at 1:00 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability).

What time is check-out at Galley Hotel?

Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

Does Galley Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of EUR 60 per vehicle applies.

Where is Galley Hotel located?

Located in Istanbul City Center, this beach bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Little Hagia Sophia and Sultanahmet Square. Grand Bazaar and Blue Mosque are also within 15 minutes. Cemberlitas Station is 9 minutes by foot and Istanbul Kumkapi Station is 5 minutes.




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2/10 Terrible


Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Was very bad hotel never been seen like this hotel before, the room that I was living in up laundry room and the noise of washing was always loud and the room I was in outside the hotel behind me a railway train and and a noise of a train was disgusting
Stayed 5 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
From check in to check out .very clean freindly staff and great location neerby the grand bazar mehmul sultan hagia sophia mosque
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

6/10 Okay


Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2023

4/10 Poor

Andres Eduardo

Traveled with family
It looks much bigger and better in the pictures, I wouldn’t stay again, I stayed cuz it was a vip access hotel, but didn’t get any service, I told the stuff that I had the vip access gold, but they seems like they didn’t know nor care.
Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2023

2/10 Terrible


Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Horrible hotel, the owner tried to scam as. Don’t book or stay there
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
the stuff was very friendly

2/10 Terrible


Traveled with partner
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
The room was unbelievably small especially the bathroom. I understand we got economy room but it is not as shown in the picture.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2022

6/10 Okay


Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

2/10 Terrible


Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Room was too small. The toilet was tht small tht u can barely fit inside even they put shower and sink inside tht too which was impossible to take shower n such a small area.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022