Faros Old City Hotel - Istanbul

ex. Faros Hotel Sultanahmet

Divanyolu 76 Sultanahmet Istanbul 34122, Istanbul, Turkey, 34110  show map
 4 stars
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Faros Old City Hotel - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 5 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Pub

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Faros Old City Hotel is positioned in a lively area of Istanbul close to Bosphorus Strait, Taksim Square and Cagaloglu. The traditional hotel, built in 2007, is renowned for its Byzantine architecture.

Faros Old City Hotel lies in the center of Istanbul. Set within a 10-minute walking distance from Istanbul city center.

The property is close to souvenir shops, a bazaar and boutiques.

Faros Old City Hotel is within a 15-minute drive to Ataturk airport.

Rooms

There are bright rooms with a private safe, Wi-Fi, television with satellite channels, ironing facilities and climate control provided for travelers staying in Istanbul. Faros Old City Hotel offers rooms with the sea view. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries along with a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with buffet breakfast served at the dining room. A fine variety of Turkish dishes is offered at the small restaurant onsite. There is an onsite Main Restaurant And Its bar to relax in. A variety of dishes are served in Faros Restaurant Sultanahmet and Sir Evi, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

The hotel offers car rental services on site.

Relax

Faros Old City Hotel provides babysitting and cribs for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 5 per day.

Number of rooms:   23.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Adults only
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Sauna

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Policies

Check-in

  • from  10 am

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Divanyolu 76 Sultanahmet Istanbul 34122, Istanbul, Turkey, 34110

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.6 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.8 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    200 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.2 km
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.3 km
Restaurants
  • Faros Restaurant Sultanahmet (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, International)
    10 m
  • Sir Evi
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Budget Twin Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Twin Room
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Standard|Twin Room

Standard Triple Room
  • Room size:

    30 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Triple

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Standard Corner Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Suite|Corner Suite

Standard Family Room
  • Room size:

    40 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Family Room

Standard Family Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Economic Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Economic Room

Faros Old City photos Room
Economy Double Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Standard|Economy Twin

Faros Old City Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Basilica Cistern300 m
  • Blue Mosque400 m

Places of interest

  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours100 m
  • Petite Sainte Sophie100 m
  • La colonne de Constantin200 m
  • Hippodrome200 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or300 m
  • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit300 m
  • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye300 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours300 m
  • Holzhäuser400 m
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)400 m
  • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa400 m
  • Mosquée Bleue400 m
  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa400 m

Train stations

  • Sultanahmet Tram Station100 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath200 m
  • Cemberlitas Turkish Bath200 m
  • Column of Constantine200 m
  • Roman Hippodrome200 m
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque300 m

Museums

  • Media Museum100 m

Local attractions

  • Galata Bridge1.5 km
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Galata Tower1.9 km
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
  • Tophane Parki2.1 km
    Hacimimi Mah. Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Kemankes, Beyoglu, Istanbul
  • Zeyrek Mosque1.9 km
    Zeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sok. Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi2.0 km
    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Blue Mosque 380 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih230 m
    Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19, Istanbul
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum 370 m
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii430 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 510 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sultan Ahmet Cami310 m
    Binbir Direk Mah. Dizdariye Cesme Sok. No:43, Istanbul
  • Besiktas430 m
    IstanbulTurkey

Restaurants nearby

  • Faros Restaurant Sultanahmet10 m

    Address: Divanyolu Cad. No: 76
    Phone: 0212 256 99 11

    78% likes this, based on 349 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, International
    Price Range: CAD 12 - CAD 30

  • Kenger10 m

    Address: Yazarlar Birligi Karsisi Divan Yolu cad. Hoca Rustem Sok. Kader Han #9/A

    80% likes this, based on 34 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Pudding Shop Turkish Eats30 m

    Address: Divanyolu
    Phone: 0212 522970

    61% likes this, based on 18 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Sir Evi20 m

    Address: Divan Yolu Caddesi Hoca Rustem Sokak
    Phone: 90-212-512-6942

    79% likes this, based on 138 reviews
    Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 25

  • Amedros Cafe & Restaurant280 m

    Address: Divanyolu Cad Hoca Rustem Sok No / 7
    Phone: +90 212 522 83 56

    73% likes this, based on 1435 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Hotel Awards

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Faros Old City Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Faros Old City

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 101 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
9.0
Value
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    7.4

    verygood location,

    room was small,bed was not comfortable, too much noisy, expensive

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    location, good places to east weather turkish fast food or sit down dining.

    tight elevator, but similar to other hotels in the area. room needed wallpaper touchup.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Everything what needs to be solved was made with effort by the crew.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    The room was spacey, location excellent, good breakfast, friendly staff, may be a bit too expensive for the level of standard offered

    service in the restaurant of the hotel fair - we reserved the table but when we came the table was offered to somebody else, we were waiting long for taking the orders, bread was given in the end of the meal etc

  • Single
    9.6

    It's great hotel.

    They emphasize on the checkout time. (1-2pm).

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The staff were extreemely friendly and helpfull. There were tea/coffee making facilieties in the room. The hotel was walking distance from most tourist attractions and the city tram run past the front door. I would go back again.

  • Single
    9.6

    i went to the mosk and to grand bazar

  • Single
    5.4

    It was very convinent.

    One of the staff said that he could arrange for free drop off since I stayed in the hotel for 6 days. On the day, he said it was not possible. The same staff, asked me my marital status, and while we were in the elevator alone, he pinched my face & said "You are beautiful." I found him inappropriate.

  • Couple
    6.2

    the place is excellent,ideal for shoping and turism.the stuff is kind and helpfull.

    the rooms are small,not so clean and on the last floor are almost awful!don't stay there,especialy in the terrace room!

  • Single
    10.0

    That is was very conveniently situated. The room was clean and a good standard for the price. The receptionist(s) were always helpfull, polite, positive and attentive all times. Good atmosphere. The same for the resturant. Quick service, good food, helpfull, wonderfull music, and ofcourse the breakfast buffet in the morning helped creat a good start for the day out to wonderfull Istanbul.

    I truly cannot really find a downfull, but maybe prahaps that the rooms could do with a new coat of paint to freshen up, otherwise I liked the room I received. I liked the white colour or cream colour, the curtains helped keep out the noise and light enough to get a good nights rest. Just a new coat of paint would make the rooms perfect I think.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    location is the key and staff friendly

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The location is very very very good , close to metro station and historical places

    small bathroom

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    This Hotel is all about location!

    Don't be surprised if you don't find a lobby and a proper waiting area in the hotel.Chairs in the food lounge are of basic wooden model, not suitable for long and enjoyable dining experiences.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The location to visit the main attactions was perfect

    The bathroom was tiny, never before I saw a shower as small as this, you have to be rather thin to manage to take a shower.

  • Couple
    5.4

    The room was in good condition, clean and spacious, and the hotel is located close to the most of turistic points.

    The hotel appears to be more expensive than its value, it is very simple, breakfast short and simple and it doesn´t correspond with the description.

How to reach hotel

hotel Faros Old City Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Divanyolu 76 Sultanahmet Istanbul 34122, Istanbul, Turkey, 34110

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.6 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.8 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    200 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.2 km
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.3 km
Restaurants
  • Faros Restaurant Sultanahmet (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, International)
    10 m
  • Sir Evi
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulFaros Old City

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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