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Ilkay Hotel is located in Sultanahmet, Istanbul’s historic district. Its air-conditioned rooms are equipped with satellite TV. Facilities include a 24-hour reception, a tour desk, and car rental.

The rooms at Ilkay Hotel are decorated with wooden furniture and carpeted floors. All rooms have an private bathroom. Some rooms have a seating area.

Daily breakfast is served in buffet style with fresh ingredients. The restaurant serves local Turkish dishes as well as international cuisine. Guests can enjoy a refreshing drink at the Red River Pub, which is decorated with original posters and pictures of classical western films.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel’s public areas. Hotel Ilkay’s tour desk can help arrange trips to Istanbul’s main attractions.

Ilkay Hotel is just 1,650 feet from the Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. The Blue Mosque is 2,300 feet from the hotel. Eminonu Ferry Port, 1,950 feet away, allows easy access to the Asian side or on a Bosphorus cruise. Istanbul Airport is 33 mi from the property.

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.

Ilkay Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 2, 2009

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 9.7

Breakfast Info

Buffet


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4 reasons to choose Ilkay Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
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
  • Islam Science and Technology Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Gulhane Park
    0.2 miles
  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath
    0.2 miles
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Basilica Cistern
    0.3 miles
  • Topkapi Palace
    0.3 miles
  • Hagia Irene
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Red River
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Neyzade Restaurant
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Hagia Sophia
    0.3 miles
  • Spice Bazaar
    0.4 miles
  • Column of Constantine
    0.5 miles
  • Suleymaniye Mosque
    0.7 miles
  • Galata Tower
    0.9 miles
  • Maiden's Towers
    1.5 miles
  • Istiklal Street
    1.6 miles
  • Taksim Square
    1.7 miles
  • Taksim Metro Station
    1.7 miles
  • Dolmabahce Clock Tower
    2 miles
Public transit
  • Train Gulhane Tram Station
    0.1 miles
  • Train Sirkeci Train Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
    19.1 miles
  • Istanbul Airport
    20.9 miles
  • Corlu Airport
    55.8 miles
How to get to Ilkay Hotel from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
    Taxi
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Red River Pub

    Food: American, Turkish, European, Grill/BBQ

Amenities of Ilkay Hotel
Food & Drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs EUR 7 per hour.
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Turkish
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Check-out

8:00 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

FAQs about Ilkay Hotel

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

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 45min
    • Taxi 45min
    • Tram 1h

  • Guests staying at Ilkay Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Room options at Ilkay Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Twin

  • Ilkay Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Red River Pub

  • Ilkay Hotel is 2,150 feet from the center of Istanbul.

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

    • Check-in at Ilkay Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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