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Alemdar Cad. No:16 Sultanahmet, Fatih, 34122 Istanbul, Turkey – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.8/10! (score from 540 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at The Empress Theodora Hotel.
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Food & Drink
Restaurant, Breakfast in the Room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges apply.
Room Service, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Private Check-in/Check-out, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Newspapers, Safe, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
Turkish, Russian, Spanish, English
From 1:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 6 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 540 reviews
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Excellent location, good breakfast. Clean, good value for money. Excellent staff - Fatih and Majid were great...
location, helpful staff,
very small room, dirty spots on the towel,no hangers in the bathroom, bad light in the room...
Staff went out of their way to be helpful. I requested a room at the back as I was worried there might be noise from the street and trams but I heard nothing and slept soundly.The room was very comfortable and warm as it was cool outside in the evening .I've never before seen such a huge choice for breakfast. Having the tram stop nearby made it so easy to get around.
The staff are excellent particularly Fatih in reception and Mejit at breakfast. Their advice and assistance during our stay was very helpful. Location is excellent. Very good breakfast. Very good wifi access.
Odd configuration of our room, otherwise well provisioned and comfortable.
Everything! The hotel is perfectly located and the rooms are lovely, clean with very comfy beds. Our room (205) looked out back and we had no noise at all. the staff was super friendly and helpful and made our stay in Istanbul amazing.
They do have a great staff. They are friendly, accommodating and helpful. They extend an extra hand and make sure you have an enjoyable and great vacation!
We stayed at the hotel for 4 days and we ate the same breakfast all throughout our stay . . . the food was great though!
Staff are very friendly and helpful. We stayed in six other hotels in Turkey while on tour and this was the only hotel where we got 2 bottles of water every day and a lovely selection of herbal teas.
Hotel taxi driver met me at airport, location,location was amazing. Got in @1800 walked up the road and WOW the history and beauty. All hotel personal were exceptional and breakfast was awesome. Thanks to Fatih for a sweet birthday gift. Restaurant across the road is owned by hotel and is amazing ate there twice. Room was big, sorry don't have room to say all.
Comfortable, wifi was ok, staff was grate.
The climate system was uswd to heating, but the climate was to dirty.
The very first time I came to Turkey I fall in love with this country.. This is my 5th time in Istanbul and 3rd time staying in this hotel.. And definitely will come back to this same hotel.. Excellent and english speaking staff, very helpful at anytime Ersan, Fatih, Omar, Majed. Breakfast with view at the teracce and lot of choices of delicious and healthy food.. Credit to the lady cook and Mr Vural.. The room after renovation more comfortable and clean as ever.. Bigger TV.. And there is electric kettle and tea and coffee sachet available on the room.. Well no more word to say and no reason not to come back.. The best part everybody welcome you with the smile on their face..
nice hotel with nice freshly-renovated rooms in minimal walking distance to all main sights of Istanbul.
the location is great Maged of the staff who was more than helpful and cooperative plus all staff too. the breakfast was very tasty and nice. the rooms r small but comfortable and sweet.
Great location. Clean and comfortable. Good Breakfast. The price was good but maybe because it was quite after high season (october)
Lovely friendly staff. Great location, close to the Blue Mosque.
Wifi did not work in the rooms. Room was very small - there was no where to put luggage.
Friendly staff, good breakfast. On a busy road which I thought would be noisy at night, but turned out not too bad. Close to all main attractions.
Warm and inviting staff Perfectly located in the old city, only a short walk from all of the major attractions Delicious, home cooked breakfast served on the terrace Staff spoke very good English. They provided useful recommendations for dining and airport transportation
The special and affable attention of all the personal. The variety of food for a nutritious breakfast. Thanks and very greatfull
No elevator but we got a room in 1st floor and we had no problems
Close to all major attractions. nice view
Some noise from traffic but chose to have front room. Entrance so narrow I missed it first time.
The staff were all extremely charming and helpful and the locality was perfect. They must have got fed up with us asking so many questions. We walked everywhere. The breakfast was amazing and the hotel was excellent value for the money we paid. Great they had a shuttle service back to the airport after our hair raising drive in a yellow taxi when we arrived. Bus arrived bang on time and completely hassle free. Thank you.
Carpet in the bedroom was a little dirty but the bathroom and shower immaculate. Wi fi didn't seem to work in the bedroom. Air conditioning not perfect so a little hot in the room sometimes.
The staff was wonderful--very friendly and helpful. The breakfasts were great as well. It is close to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia and just down the street from the palace. Almost all of the interesting historical sites are within walking distance. It was clean, felt safe, and was close to some great restaurants.
There wasn't an elevator, so there were lots of stairs to climb--not necessarily a problem, because they are quick to help you with bags, but it would be a problem for the elderly or handicapped.
Location, Terrace, breakfast buffet, staff.
Friendly helpful staff, good quality breakfast, clean quiet and comfortable rooms. Location is unbeatable for major attractions.
Great breakfast and a lovely terrace to use.
The room was an odd shape whack made it seem small.
room a bit small but they have bigger I will stay at the hotel again when I visit Istanbul
The staff at this hotel is always friendly and helpful. Good location, reasonably priced. And I like the breakfast.
Responsibilities didn't allow me to stay longer, but I will definitely be back. This is not my first stay at this hotel.
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