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Conveniently located in Galata, Karakoy district, Nordstern Hotel Galata is set in a 120-year old historic building with high ceiling. The hotel also features elegantly decorated rooms and a terrace with panoramic sea views.

With a neogothic style, each room here will provide you with flat-screen satellite TV, air conditioning and a mini-bar. Unlimited complimentary tea and coffee making facilities are provided. Featuring a rain shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and bathrobes.

Other facilities offered at the hotel include a shared lounge and a concierge desk.

You can start the day with a rich buffet breakfast at the terrace with magnificent sea view or enjoy it in room upon request. Guests are offered unlimited complimentary hot drinks at the terrace around the clock overlooking to Bosphorus.

The hotel is 1,500 feet from historic Galata Tower. You can easily access the Old City and Taksim Square using Karakoy Tram Station. It is 5 minutes far from Istanbul Modern Museum and Port Karakoy. You can reach the lively Istiklal Street via the historic Tunel metro. Istanbul Airport is 31 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Nordstern Hotel Galata has been welcoming guests since Dec 31, 2014

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

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

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About Nordstern Hotel Galata

Welcoming guests since Dec 31, 2014

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  • Do you offer shuttle for free for your guests?

    Unfortunately. We offer private transfer service for a cost. We message all of the guests about details when they make reservations.

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    Answered on October 11, 2019
  • can I make early check in at 6 am

    dear guest, it depends of our room availability and it may cost you extra for the early check in.

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    Answered on October 5, 2021
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
  • Ashkenazi Synagogue of Istanbul
    0.1 miles
  • Galata Bridge
    0.2 miles
  • Galata Tower
    0.2 miles
  • Rustem Pasa Mosque
    0.3 miles
  • Neve Shalom Synagogue
    0.3 miles
  • Tunnel Square
    0.4 miles
  • Spice Bazaar
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
    0.1 miles
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Suleymaniye Mosque
    0.7 miles
  • Column of Constantine
    1 miles
  • Basilica Cistern
    1 miles
  • Hagia Sophia
    1 miles
  • Istiklal Street
    1 miles
  • Taksim Square
    1.1 miles
  • Taksim Metro Station
    1.2 miles
  • Maiden's Towers
    1.5 miles
  • Dolmabahce Clock Tower
    1.6 miles
  • Dolmabahce Palace
    1.8 miles
Natural Beauty
    0 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Karakoy Ferry Port
    0.1 miles
  • Subway Sishane Metro Station-Istiklal Street Exit
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Sishane Metro Station
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
    19.5 miles
  • Istanbul Airport
    20.3 miles
  • Corlu Airport
    55.6 miles
How to get to Nordstern Hotel Galata from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
    Private shuttle
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Amenities of Nordstern Hotel Galata
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Turkish
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House rules Nordstern Hotel Galata 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 12:00 PM


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 6 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 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
€ 15 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 15 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 are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Debit card Nordstern Hotel Galata accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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 Nordstern Hotel Galata

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

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

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 40min

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

  • Guests staying at Nordstern Hotel Galata can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Room options at Nordstern Hotel Galata include:

    • Double
    • Suite

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

    • Nordstern Hotel Galata is 1 miles from the center of Istanbul.