Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star Istanbul hotel in Old City, walk to Basilica Cistern

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Location

Located in Old City, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia, and Istanbul Archaeology Museum. Hippodrome and Cagaloglu Hamami are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a rooftop terrace and coffee/tea in a common area. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 18 rooms provide conveniences like dining areas and electric kettles, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, room service, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

 Guest Highlights

Our Guests Love
  • Good location
  • Breakfast
  • Helpful staff

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. This Istanbul hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance.

The Empress Theodora has designated areas for smoking.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Express check-in 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Total number of rooms - 18 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

The Empress Theodora has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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 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 rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 270 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Empress Theodora Boutique Class
  • Empress Theodora Boutique Class Hotel
  • Empress Theodora Boutique Class Hotel Istanbul
  • Empress Theodora Boutique Class Istanbul
  • Empress Theodora Hotel Istanbul
  • Empress Theodora Hotel
  • Empress Theodora Istanbul

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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Empress Theodora is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

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