Istanbul hotels

Istanbul hotels

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Low season October
High season December
  Average price (weeknight): AED 261
  Average price (weekend night): AED 269

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Top tips for finding the perfect Istanbul hotel

Istanbul is filled with incredible historic sites. In the Sultanahmet area of the city, you will find plenty of hotels near the Blue Mosque. Hotel Sultan Hill offers great views of the mosque, with cheap deals on offer.
For hotels near the Grand Bazaar, one of the greatest markets in the world, search in the Old Town area of the city, where you will find accommodation such as Hotel New House to the south of the market, with excellent deals. To the east, you will find Florenta Hotel, a hotel full of character just a few hundred metres from the market.
Across the Sea of Marmara, you will find the Asian side of Istanbul. This area is less densely populated with hotels, but you will find some well-rated options near the Golden Horn and Kadıköy Pier. The Bella Hotel comes highly rated and has a modern finish, while The Marist Hotel Kadikoy offers a view from its rooftop across the local streets.
In the northern area of the city, you will find the beautiful Taksim Square, which is known for its monument, great eateries and good nightlife. Avantgarde Hotel Taksim Square - Special Class is rated as one of the best city hotels and offers fantastic sea views over the Sea of Marmara.
Compared to many other locations, Istanbul offers hotels rated with 5 stars at a much more reasonable price, with many fantastically cheap deals across the city centre. Novotel Istanbul Karakoy comes with a brilliant sea view and views of the Asian side of the city.

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 AED 23 in the last 3 days. The average price is AED 278.
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 AED 24. Users have also found 3-star hotels from AED 37 and 4-star hotels from AED 63.
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 AED 56 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from AED 37 and 4-star hotels from AED 84.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Istanbul?
Hotels in Fatih, Beyoğlu 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.
Where can I find cheap hotels in Istanbul?
Istanbul is a great place to travel on a budget, with many excellent hotels offering prices in the double figures. The Old Town is a great place to stay on a budget, with cheap hotels and some of the best attractions nearby. Try the World Heritage Hotel Istanbul for a modern hotel with top ratings.
Are there good hotels near Istanbul airport?
There’s a good selection of hotels near the airport that are usually offered at cheap and affordable prices. Rox Hotel comes rated as the best airport hotel and is a short walk from the M1a metro line into the city centre. The 5-star Bricks Airport Hotel Istanbul offers something at the more luxurious end.
Where can I find high-end hotels in Istanbul?
If you’re looking for an opulent stay in Istanbul, then look in the Besiktas area. Here you will find Hotel Les Ottomans, with its stunning pools and terrace with a sea view. A little further south along the coast, you will find the Shangri-La Bosphorus which has been rated as the best romantic hotel.
Are there good all-inclusive hotels in Istanbul?
While there aren’t many hotels that offer all-inclusive packages, there are a few in the Karako and Taksim Square areas of the city. The Occidental The Public is an excellent 4-star stay, and the Mercure Istanbul Taksim is just a short walk from the seafront.

Where to stay in Istanbul?

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Best Istanbul hotels

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Raffles Istanbul - Istanbul - Building
9.4 Excellent (4,319 reviews)
AED 1631+
Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City - Istanbul - Bedroom
9.3 Excellent (16,216 reviews)
AED 233+
Ciragan Palace Kempinski - Istanbul - Building
9.3 Excellent (3,956 reviews)
AED 1374+
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet - Istanbul - Building
9.3 Excellent (1,585 reviews)
AED 1634+
Shangri-La Bosphorus - Istanbul - Building
9.2 Excellent (3,500 reviews)
AED 1344+
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus - Istanbul - Building
9.2 Excellent (3,149 reviews)
AED 1660+
The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul - Istanbul - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (1,740 reviews)
AED 1039+
The St. Regis Istanbul - Istanbul - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (1,422 reviews)
AED 1326+
The Stay Nisantasi - Istanbul - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (403 reviews)
AED 654+
Pera Palace Hotel - Istanbul - Bedroom
9.1 Excellent (2,406 reviews)
AED 643+
Vault Karakoy The House Hotel - Istanbul - Building
9.1 Excellent (1,518 reviews)
AED 499+
Park Hyatt Istanbul - Macka Palas - Istanbul - Building
9.0 Excellent (1,142 reviews)
AED 819+
Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent - Istanbul - Bedroom
8.9 Excellent (5,180 reviews)
AED 690+
Wyndham Grand Istanbul Europe - Istanbul - Building
8.9 Excellent (2,185 reviews)
AED 334+
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus - Istanbul - Building
8.8 Excellent (4,159 reviews)
AED 488+

Best hotels in Istanbul near Taksim Meydani

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Swissotel The Bosphorus, Istanbul - Istanbul - Bedroom
9.1 Excellent (12,975 reviews)
AED 727+
CVK Park Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul - Istanbul - Building
8.6 Excellent (5,859 reviews)
AED 690+
Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus - Istanbul - Building
8.5 Excellent (4,856 reviews)
AED 536+
Novotel Istanbul Karakoy - Istanbul - Building
8.4 Excellent (6,130 reviews)
AED 404+