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Situated in a quiet neighbourhood of Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet district, this family-run guesthouse offers rooms with free WiFi. The Aya Sofya Mosque is just a 5-minute walk away.

The rooms of Tulip Guesthouse feature simple, colourful decoration. Some rooms feature private en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer. Each has wooden floors and air conditioning.

Guests can enjoy traditional breakfast with homemade jams on the covered terrace and can have a Turkish coffee, while gazing views of Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district and the sea. A covered terrace on the hotel's top floor offers a chance to meet other travellers as well as scenic Bosphorus views.

There are also many restaurants and cafés within walking distance. Guests can also access the public computers with internet.

The 24-hour reception desk at the Tulip Guesthouse can assist guests with planning their stay in Istanbul. It can also arrange transportation to nearby places of interest.

The Tulip Guesthouse is just 200 yards from the Cankurtaran Railway Station and Sultanahmet Square is a mere 5-minute walk away. Sultanahmet Tram Station provides easy access to Taksim Square and is within walking distance.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Tulip Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since 15 Dec 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Istanbul, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

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

Breakfast info


FREE parking!


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Property questions and answers
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  • Dear Sir: Hello, I would like to ask is there pus station stop from air port then I will taxi to hotel. before we stop atatturk airport but now the ne..
    we have a private transfer from airports thank you
    Answered on 29 November 2019
  • hi can i park my car for free no charge daily
    Yes you can park in font of the door free
    Answered on 4 May 2021
  • Hello we are planning to visit turkey on 20 February Can you please guide if we reached at airport then you guys have your own pick and drop ?
    hello . we have transfer from airport to hotel
    Answered on 11 January 2022
  • Are the rooms with private bathrooms
    most of the rooms are private bathroom :)
    Answered on 11 May 2022
  • How far is the nearest airport bus station that comes from the Istanbul Airport (IST) by walking? What is the name of the bus stop?
    We are in Sultanahmet area .we have tramvay stop
    Answered on 16 April 2022
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Hosted by Esin

Host review score

A beautiful little guesthouse run by Turkish family nestled within the awe inspiring and unparalleled surroundings of the ancient Sultanahmet area of Istanbul. With views a cross the Marmara sea to the shores of the Asian continent you will at once find yourself immersed in a truly unique and magical atmosphere within the heart of the oldest part of the city you will enjoy cozy and clean rooms,wonderful hospitality , fresh Turkish breakfast and all the amenities to make your stay both comfortable and memorable.
I am the manager of this guesthouse. I love travelling and nature! I try to do my best to be able to provide and the comfortable space for our guest as if they were at home!!I am looking forward to seeing you all!
Sultanahmet, Istanbul's historical peninsula, located on the European side neighborhood in the most extreme of Fatih district, Sultan Ahmet Mosque, and contains a large number of historical monuments, especially the boundaries of the Hagia Sophia.
Languages spoken: English,Japanese,Turkish
Property surroundings *
Facilities of Tulip Guesthouse
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Turkish

House rules

Tulip Guesthouse takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 10:30 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 2 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

< 1 year old
Extra bed upon request
€ 30 per child, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Tulip Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that when booking 4 rooms or more, different policies may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Tulip Guesthouse in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Tulip Guesthouse

  • Guests staying at Tulip Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Halal
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Tulip Guesthouse is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The prices at Tulip Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Tulip Guesthouse by:

    • Train 1h 30min

  • Room options at Tulip Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Single

  • Tulip Guesthouse offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Tulip Guesthouse is 700 yards from the centre of Istanbul.