Stay in the heart of Istanbul Excellent location – show map

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Hotel Empress Zoe is located in Istanbul, 1,300 feet from Hagia Sophia, and has a garden. The property is located less than 0.6 mi from Blue Mosque and 1.2 mi from Column of Constantine. Free WiFi is available.

The private bathroom is fitted with a shower, free toiletries and a hair dryer.

A continental breakfast is served each morning at the property.

The hotel offers a terrace.

Nonstop assistance is available at the reception, where staff speak English,French, Russian, Ukrainian and Turkish.

Basilica Cistern is 1.2 mi from Hotel Empress Zoe, while Istanbul Archaeological Museum is 1.5 mi away. Ataturk Airport is 11 mi from the property. Istanbul Airport is 34 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Empress Zoe has been welcoming guests since Aug 12, 2016

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Istanbul, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal, Buffet


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4 reasons to choose Hotel Empress Zoe

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • What airport is closest to you? How do I get to your property from the closest airport?
    Dear Sir or Madam, We would like to inform you that The hotel has almost the same distance from the both international airport. We have an airport pi...
    Answered on December 11, 2019
  • Does the single room, or the twin bed room, have a kettle?
    If our guests wish, we can provide a kettle to their rooms.
    Answered on August 30, 2020
  • Do you have connecting rooms and do they contain separate TVS
    Yes we have connecting rooms and they do not contain separate TVS
    Answered on August 16, 2019
  • I want to stay somewhere that will allow me to hear the call to prayer. Can you hear this from the terrace?
    Dear Guest, Thank you for contacting us. Yes, you can hear the call to prayer from our terrace. Our hotel is located close to Blue Mosque and Hagia S...
    Answered on October 21, 2021
  • my wife and I are looking forward to stay in your superb hotel . which in your opinion is the best suite for us to choose ?
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind interest in our hotel. Could you please clarify your travel dates? We will be happy to assist you once we receiv...
    Answered on August 22, 2020
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
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.

Amenities of Hotel Empress Zoe
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 8 per day.
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hotel Empress Zoe takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM


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.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

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 - 5 years
Crib by request

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

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Hotel Empress Zoe 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.

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.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Hotel Empress Zoe 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Empress Zoe

  • Check-in at Hotel Empress Zoe is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 40min

  • Hotel Empress Zoe offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours
    • Themed dinners

  • Room options at Hotel Empress Zoe include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Single
    • Suite

  • Hotel Empress Zoe is 1,950 feet from the center of Istanbul.

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

  • Guests staying at Hotel Empress Zoe can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Buffet