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Located in the historic Sultanahmet district, this comfortable hotel is within a 50 feet walk from Sirkeci Railway Station and Eminönü Ferry Port. It offers cozy rooms with free WiFi and breakfast.

Old City Viva Hotel offers clean and comfortable accommodations, complete with air conditioning, mini-bar and a private bathroom. A 24/7 room service is available for guests’ convenience.

The Old City’s reception is open 24 hours a day and the friendly staff team can provide local information and recommendations.

A daily breakfast buffet is served to guests. At Mr. Delight à la sweet fest, guests can choose from an à la carte menu, featuring Turkish specialty dishes and desserts.

Viva Hotel is within 5 minutes’ walking from the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Egyptian Spice Market. Sirkeci Tram Stop is only 50 feet from the hotel. Istanbul Airport is 33 mi away from the property.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Old City Viva Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 5, 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 9.4

Breakfast Info

Halal, Buffet

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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  • The staff speaks English
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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
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Centre
    0 miles
  • Islam Science and Technology Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath
    0.2 miles
  • Gulhane Park
    0.3 miles
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Spice Bazaar
    0.4 miles
  • Basilica Cistern
    0.4 miles
  • Topkapi Palace
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant hafız mustafa sweet shop
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar esmer chef
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Hagia Sophia
    0.4 miles
  • Column of Constantine
    0.5 miles
  • Suleymaniye Mosque
    0.7 miles
  • Galata Tower
    0.8 miles
  • Maiden's Towers
    1.5 miles
  • Istiklal Street
    1.6 miles
  • Taksim Square
    1.6 miles
  • Taksim Metro Station
    1.7 miles
  • Dolmabahce Clock Tower
    2 miles
  • Dolmabahce Palace
    2.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea istanbul boğazı
    0.1 miles
Public transit
  • Train Sirkeci Train Station
    0.1 miles
  • Train Gulhane Tram Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
    19.2 miles
  • Istanbul Airport
    20.8 miles
  • Corlu Airport
    55.8 miles
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Amenities of Old City Viva Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
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
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Public Bath Additional charge
  • Open-air bath Additional charge
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish
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Sustainability initiatives
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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ 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

Pets are not allowed.

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

FAQs about Old City Viva Hotel

  • Guests staying at Old City Viva Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Halal
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Old City Viva Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:30 PM.

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

  • Old City Viva Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Evening entertainment
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Walking tours
    • Spa facilities
    • Open-air bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Themed dinners
    • Live music/Performance
    • Public Bath

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Old City Viva Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 30min

  • Room options at Old City Viva Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Old City Viva Hotel is 2,300 feet from the center of Istanbul.