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Minibar, in-room safe, Internet, alarm clocks
Minibar, in-room safe, Internet, alarm clocks
Minibar, in-room safe, Internet, alarm clocks
Minibar, in-room safe, Internet, alarm clocks

Guest reviews

17 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air Conditioning
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays


Explore the area

Popular LocationTaksim Square5 min walk
Popular LocationIstiklal Avenue7 min walk
Popular LocationDolmabahce Palace18 min walk
AirportIstanbul (IST)33 min drive
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  • Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Twin Beds
    More detailsTriple Room
  • Single Room

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSingle Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 366 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Twin Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 Bedroom

About this area


Located in Istanbul's Taksim neighborhood, Lion Hotel is in the city center. Pera Museum and Topkapi Palace are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Dolmabahce Palace and Galata Tower. Check out an event or a game at Vodafone Arena, and consider making time for Isfanbul Theme Park, a top attraction not to be missed.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Taksim Square - 5 min walk
  • Istiklal Avenue - 7 min walk
  • Dolmabahce Palace - 18 min walk
  • Galata Bridge - 4 min drive
  • Galata Tower - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • YeniKapi Station - 5 min drive
  • Taşkışla Cable Car Station - 9 min walk
  • AirportIstanbul (IST) - 33 min drive


  • Maromi — 3 min walk
  • Akcanlar Ocakbasi — 5 min walk
  • Simit Sarayi — 6 min walk
  • Kitchenette — 6 min walk
  • Faruk Gulluoglu — 6 min walk

About this property

Lion Hotel

Istanbul hotel in Taksim, walk to Taksim Square
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a sauna, 24-hour room service, and concierge services. All 104 rooms boast fireplaces and offer 24-hour room service and minibars. Hair dryers and safes are also available to guests.
Lion Hotel offers 104 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and minibars. Additionally, rooms include safes and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a sauna.

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 sanitization guidelines of Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

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
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Internet access
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Hair dryer

Food and drink

  • Minibar


  • Fireplace
  • Safe

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

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
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, 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

Property is also known as

Lion Hotel Istanbul
Lion Hotel
Lion Istanbul
Lion Hotel Hotel
Lion Hotel Istanbul
Lion Hotel Hotel Istanbul

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Lion Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Lion Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Lion Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Lion Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is Lion Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Lion Hotel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Lion Hotel?
Check-in begins at 2:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Lion Hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is Lion Hotel located?
Located in Taksim, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Taksim Square and Istiklal Avenue. Dolmabahce Palace and Vodafone Arena are also within 1 mi (2 km). Taşkışla Cable Car Station is 9 minutes by foot and Taksim Station is 11 minutes.
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
staff are mean. rooms are bad. not the same as the pictures. room 1112 has half bath not a complete bath.
Stayed 18 nights in Sep 2018

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
There was only one plug in that room for laptop ,phone, tablet etc
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2018

3/5 Okay

No pool! The room is very tight. Good luck fitting your suitcase. Bathroom wasn’t the cleanest!
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2018

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not clean : dirty bathroom and smells something Not worth spending money.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2018

3/5 Okay

Genel olarak iyi
İş için merkezde konaklamam gerektiğinden tercih ettiğim oteldi. Hizmet beklentiniz çok yüksek değilse genel olarak fena değil.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019