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Top tips for finding the perfect Istanbul hotel

If you’re looking for Hotels in Istanbul with a sea view, you’ll find a lot of good choices in the Beyoğlu and the Eminönü neighborhoods.
The Legacy Ottoman Hotel is a 5-star option in Beyoğlu that overlooks the harbor and the surrounding area. There’s also the Hotel Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus in the Eminönü area, which has a waterfront view and is close by the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art.
For travelers who want to stay near Hagia Sophia, the Hagia Sophia Hotel İstanbul Old City is a great choice with a terrace restaurant and a hip hotel bar. Alternatively, the Hotel Sultanahmet, is a good low-key option.
For a stay near the Grand Bazaar, consider the luxurious Fer Hotel or the budget Amber Hotel, which are both a short walk to the bazaar.
If it’s all-inclusive hotels you’re looking for, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Istanbul-Asia is a good pick, as it offers a family-friendly atmosphere with two restaurants and 24-hour room service.
Those headed to the Asian side of Istanbul should check out options in the Moda neighborhood. The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Istanbul-Moda or the MyKent Hotel are great for exploring this area of the city.
For those looking for hotels in Istanbul near Taksim, there’s the Point Hotel Taksim, which is a trendy, modern hotel with a restaurant that overlooks the Bosphorus Strait.
If you’re planning on staying in Aksaray, the Port Hotel is a good, budget-friendly option. There’s also the Sofa Hotel in the city center, a great option if you want to be close to the action.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Istanbul

How much is a cheap hotel in Istanbul?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Istanbul for as cheap as $7 in the last 3 days. The average price is $103.
How much is a hotel in Istanbul for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Istanbul hotels for tonight for as low as $8. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $8 and 4-star hotels from $26.
How much is a hotel in Istanbul for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Istanbul hotels for this weekend for as low as $8 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $22 and 4-star hotels from $32.
Which are the most popular Istanbul neighborhoods to stay in?
Hotels in FatihBeyoğlu and Sisli South have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about Istanbul's different neighborhoods, check out our Istanbul's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Which hotels in Istanbul are family friendly?
The Taksim Metropark Hotel offers both suites and standard rooms, and kids under the age of five can stay for free if they’re traveling with their parents. There’s also the Sumengen Hotel in the Old City, which has large family suites and a daily buffet for breakfast.
What are some of the best hotels in Istanbul near the Blue Mosque?
The Hotel Sultanahmet Palace is a great option in this part of Istanbul. The historic building is located right next to the Blue Mosque and boasts a restaurant with beautiful views of the Marmara Sea. If you’re looking for something a little cheaper, then you can try the Hotel Sultan Hill.
Which neighborhoods in Istanbul are close to tourist attractions?
Sultanahmet is the best neighborhood for history buffs, as it was built around a Byzantine hippodrome. A hotel in this area will keep you close to the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, and the Topkapi Palace. The Boutique Saint Sophia is a smart, central option that’s ideal if you’re traveling with children or a large group. There’s also the Constantine Hotel, which is a solid economical option, which includes a free breakfast.
What are good hotels near the Istanbul international airport?
The Ramada Encore Istanbul Airport is a good, no-fuss option close to Ataturk International Airport. For those wanting to stay on Istanbul airport property, the TAV Airport Hotel is an excellent option for business travelers, which is directly connected to the international terminal.