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Located in the old town area in Istanbul, Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels is just 800 feet from the tram station, Marmaray Train Station and the sea side. The Galataport is only few minutes walking away from the hotel and it is easy to get by tram.
You will find many authentic local restaurants, shops and cafés where you can enjoy the historical atmosphere of Sirkeci.

In the guest rooms, Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels provides free WiFi access and satellite TV. Each is air conditioned and fitted with a mini-bar. Room service is available.

You can start the day with a rich breakfast. Drinks and a relaxing atmosphere can be found at the hotel’s bar.

The car rental service and tour desk can benefit those organizing local excursions. Orient Express Hotel offers a 24-hour reception as well.

The Roman Hippodrome, the Theodosius Cistern and many other historic artifacts are within a walking distance. Historical Sultanahmet area and Hagia Sophia is just a 8-minute walk from the hotel. Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is 20 mi away. Istanbul Airport is 33 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels has been welcoming guests since Dec 20, 2005

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Istanbul, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, Asian, American, Buffet



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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, I'm planning to come to Turkey in December right at your hotel and I had some questions. 1. Is the terrace restaurant open in December? 2. I lo...
    All facility are on at the property.The transfer is extra payment so it is not complimentary...
    Answered on September 2, 2021
  • Is the pool heated?? Is it in an open area? Is the terrace restaurant open in February? Thank you
    yes it is heated...
    Answered on December 6, 2021
  • Hello! I reserved hotel from 17 June to 21 June and I'm curios if pool will be available and I want to know when it opens or closes. thank you in adva...
    Hi Dear, We would like kindly inform you that,pool is open between 10:00a.m.-21:00 p.m. Kind Regards Gürkan
    Answered on June 6, 2022
  • is there a parking place for the car?
    There is a space but daily 7 €uros...
    Answered on September 2, 2021
  • Pls advise the best option 18 nights: 13 nights 2+1 and 5 nights 3+1. connected rooms or suite. Look forward to hearing from you ASAP. Thanks!
    Higly important knowledge is date because most od dates fully booked for familiy suite room
    Answered on June 22, 2022
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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.

1 Restaurant On Site

    Pino Gare Restaurant

    Food: French, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, Pizza, Seafood, Steakhouse, Tex-Mex, Turkish, Local, Latin American, European, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski school Additional charge
  • Ski storage Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Karaoke Additional charge
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms 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
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
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 Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Pool cover
  • Heated pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Massage chair
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Turkish

House rules Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels 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


11:30 AM - 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 over 1 are welcome.

Children 13 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

1 - 3 years
Crib by request
6 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
€ 15 per child, 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.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 1 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels 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 coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

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.

Please inform Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels 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.

FAQs about Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels

  • Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels has 1 restaurant:

    • Pino Gare Restaurant

  • Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels is 2,150 feet from the center of Istanbul.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 45min

  • Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Cycling
    • Skiing
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Public Bath
    • Themed dinners
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Open-air bath
    • Live music/Performance
    • Facial treatments
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Swimming pool
    • Bike tours
    • Waxing services
    • Bar crawls
    • Makeup services
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Hair treatments
    • Movie nights
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Light therapy
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Massage chair
    • Nightclub/DJ

  • Guests staying at Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Orient Express & Spa by Orka Hotels include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Family