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Royal Tophane features free WiFi throughout the property and views of city in Istanbul. The property is located 1.5 miles from Suleymaniye Mosque, a 17-minute walk from Istiklal Street and 1.7 miles from Basilica Cistern. The property is a 17-minute walk from Spice Bazaar, and within 400 yards of the city center. The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a closet, an electric tea pot, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At Royal Tophane every room has bed linen and towels. The daily breakfast offers continental, Full English/Irish or Italian options. The area is popular for fishing and cycling, and car rental is available at the accommodation. Guests will find a 24-hour front desk, a shared lounge, a business center and ironing service at the property. Popular points of interest near Royal Tophane include Taksim Square, Taksim Metro Station and Galata Tower. The nearest airport is Istanbul, 23 miles from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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

Royal Tophane has been welcoming guests since Oct 18, 2018

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

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

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Room Type
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 full bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Istanbul
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Anna
    The location of the hotel is just perfect. Its very close to a lot of the main attractions. Breakfast is nice, its your chance to try a typical Turkish breakfast. Staff is very friendly and helpful.
  • Abdulghani
    Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
    Location is close to everything , one block to Galata port. Mr. Arda was very helpful and made an upgrade room for me.
  • Marisa
    Location. From the hotel you can reach many restaurants, bar (if you don’t mind noisy)and walk to Galata port where located a shopping mall. The staffs are nice. They are willing to help when we asked for something.
  • Abdulhadi
    Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
    Room, location and staff. Adar and Ahmed are really nice and helpful. Will visit this hotel again next time coming to Istanbul.
  • Е
    The first night we couldn't sleep because the windows overlooked the street. Friday was unbearably noisy. after changing room, everything was great.
  • Gadia
    The location of the hotel is perfect, you have everything close by - especially public transportation options which make it so easy to get to any part of istanbul. The building itself is unique and very intimate. The rooms we got were clean and...
  • Edward
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very central location in Karaköy on a noisy street (but we had a rear facing room, so not a problem). The room was comfortable, the bed excellent. Breakfast wasn't huge by local standards but more than adequate!
  • Nasser
    Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
    location is perfect staff are extremely nice and helpful
  • Sergei
    Great location, friendly staff, I've got free upgrade to duplex room
  • Tekin
    Perfect hotel, perfect staff. Haluk treated us very nice, he helped us with every question and gave us some local tips. He made us feel like we were at our own house. See you soon, because we will come back!

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Do you have transfer facilities from Istanbul airport to the hotel ? Thanks

    Answered on 30 December 2020
  • Is there an elevator in the hotel?

    Dear Guest, Yes we have an elevator at the hotel.
    Answered on 27 October 2020
  • Is there a room for smoking or a balcony in a room so we can smoke

    We have some balconies, in deluxe and family rooms. Our rooms are non smoking, but you can smoke at the balconies.
    Answered on 27 October 2020
  • Hello We are 2 persons , me and my wife. What is size of bed in this Deluxe Double Room?? I saw that It has also a balcony? Thanks

    Answered on 30 December 2020
  • Do you have suits for 5 adults because there are no options for 5 beds

    Dear Guest We have different sizes of Family Rooms, you can stay double + double + single ( for 5 people )
    Answered on 23 October 2020
  • What about breakfast is it includedif no send me price per person

    The breakfast is included in the room rate.
    Answered on 15 November 2020
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Hotel area info *

Amenities of Royal Tophane
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • City view
  • View
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Strollers
  • Baby safety gates
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Child safety socket covers
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish

House rules

Royal Tophane takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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


From 7:00 AM to 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 7 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 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 10 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 10 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


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.

Please inform Royal Tophane 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.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Royal Tophane

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

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

  • Royal Tophane offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Bike tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class
    • Themed dinners
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Live music/Performance

  • Royal Tophane is 1.2 miles from the center of Istanbul. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Royal Tophane can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Room options at Royal Tophane include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Single