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Surrounded with many of Istanbul’s historic attractions, Faros Hotel - Special Category offers bright rooms on a lively corner in the Sultanahmet district. The tram stop is just 500 feet from the hotel.

All elegantly decorated rooms are equipped with satellite flat-screen TV, mini-bar and free WiFi. Many rooms offer views of the Hagia Sophia and the Bosphorus Strait. The bathroom comes with a modern shower cabin.

A daily breakfast buffet is served in Faros Hotel’s dining room and room service is provided. Guests can sample Turkish cuisine on the street level terrace of the Central Pub Restaurant, which is open for drinks 24/7.

Istanbul’s traditional Grand Bazaar is 5 minutes on foot from the hotel. A wide range of restaurants, bars and souvenirs shops are found near the hotel. Sirkeci Marmaray Station is 2,650 feet from the property while Istanbul Airport is 27 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.

Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 2, 2006

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Istanbul, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast Info

Halal, Gluten-free, Buffet


Availability

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Property questions and answers
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  • How can we get the airport shuttle from airport to hotel?
    Dear guest Thank you for your interest and book your room at Faros Old City. Some useful suggestions for your own holiday Istanbul We have a shuttle ..
    Answered on January 13, 2020
  • Does the hotel have an elevator?
    we have an elevator.
    Answered on August 26, 2019
  • What exactly does breakfast include?
    Buffet breakfast is included
    Answered on October 4, 2019
  • hello, please specify which rooms have a spa bath......thank you
    Dear Guest Greetings from Faros Old City We do not have a room with spa bath but we have rooms which have bathtub. Best Regards
    Answered on June 20, 2021
  • Hello, what is the cost of your shuttle service from İstanbul new airport? And is there any parking near the hotel in case we rented a car?
    Hi. Transfer is 25 euro per day. We have no parking.
    Answered on November 16, 2020
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Faros Resturant

    Food: Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish, European

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • City view
  • View
Kitchen
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 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
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Turkish

House rules

Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
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.

Children 14 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 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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 coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR tests are available at this property at no extra charge for those exhibiting symptoms consistent with the virus and have been confirmed by an accredited doctor.

Medical monitoring is available for guests quarantined due to coronavirus (COVID-19). This may be provided in person or virtually, depending on the property type and location.

Please inform Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category 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 Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category

  • Room options at Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 45min

  • Check-in at Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category is 350 feet from the center of Istanbul.

  • Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category has 1 restaurant:

    • Faros Resturant

  • The prices at Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Faros Hotel Old City - Special Category offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):