Stay in the heart of Istanbul Excellent location – show map

Only 1,000 feet from the shores of the Marmara Sea, Basileus Hotel offers spacious rooms with French balconies and free Wi-Fi. Little Hagia Sophia Mosque is just one minute’s stroll away.

The parquet-floored rooms at the Basileus have floor-to-ceiling windows and are furnished with wooden furniture. Each unit comes equipped with a flat-screen TV and mini-bar, and the private bathroom comes with a hairdryer.

For guests’ convenience, the breakfast is served to their room.

With an elegant décor and recessed lighting, Basileus’ bright lobby area offers a pleasant spot for reading or accessing the hotel’s free Wi-Fi.

Hotel Basileus offers laundry and ironing services, and has a tour desk that provides information on local attractions. It can also arrange transportation to sites of interest or Atatürk International Airport.

The Basileus is within walking distance from Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, and Archaeological Museum, as well as numerous historic Ottoman hammams. Istanbul Airport is within 34 mi.

This is our guests' favorite part of Istanbul, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Basileus Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 8, 2010

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Istanbul, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Discover Istanbul’s old town, which boasts more history than almost any other place in the world. Explore nearby icons like the Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar.

What's nearby
  • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque
    0.1 miles
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque
    0.1 miles
  • Serpent Column
    0.2 miles
  • Obelisk of Theodosius
    0.2 miles
  • Blue Mosque
    0.2 miles
  • Istanbul Provincial Directorate of National Education
    0.3 miles
  • Theodosius Cistern
    0.3 miles
  • Great Palace Mosaic Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Hippodrome of Constantinople
    0.3 miles
  • Arasta Bazaar
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Garden House
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Bram
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Nostra Casa
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Column of Constantine
    0.3 miles
  • Basilica Cistern
    0.5 miles
  • Hagia Sophia
    0.5 miles
  • Spice Bazaar
    0.9 miles
  • Suleymaniye Mosque
    1 miles
  • Galata Tower
    1.5 miles
  • Maiden's Towers
    2 miles
  • Istiklal Street
    2.3 miles
  • Taksim Square
    2.4 miles
  • Taksim Metro Station
    2.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Marmara (Bosphorus)
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
    19.1 miles
  • Istanbul Airport
    21.3 miles
  • Corlu Airport
    55.7 miles
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Amenities of Basileus Hotel
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 5 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Russian
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Check-in

From 1:30 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

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prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 6 years
Crib by request
Free
7+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 10 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Basileus Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Basileus Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Basileus Hotel

  • The prices at Basileus Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Basileus Hotel is from 1:30 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Basileus Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Double

  • Basileus Hotel is 1,800 feet from the center of Istanbul.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Basileus Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h

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