BW Empire Palace Hotel - Istanbul

Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
 4 stars
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BW Empire Palace Hotel - Istanbul

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Verified Reviews:

  • Close to the major sights - Gym and sauna room - Shuttle service - Good price
  • Located in the sultan ahment area - Excellent service - Breakfast was great
  • Room was a bit small - Bathrooms clean - Free wifi - Fine for a short stay
  • Hamam in the basement - Restaurant on the rooftop - Friendly staff
  • Very friendly hotel - Perfect location - Comfortable rooms - View of the bosporus

Overview

Set in the heart of Istanbul this Egyptian-style hotel features 35 rooms and quick access to Istanbul Modern Museum, Zeyrek Mosque and Taksim Square. This refined hotel was opened in 2004 and renovated in 2009.

The property boasts a major location minutes away from Sirkeci train station. It will take you 5 minutes to get to Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), Basilica Cistern and Gulhane Park.

Boutiques, supermarkets and markets are also set close by.

The city center is 1km away from the hotel. 15 km to Ataturk airport.

Rooms

BW Empire Palace provides guestrooms appointed with a minibar, Wi-Fi, individual climate control, a private balcony and a laptop-size safe. Set near parks, the property offers a stunning view over the garden. Coffee/tea makers and a toaster as well as family bathrooms with bathrobes, a hairdryer and slippers are available in each room.

Eat & Drink

A substantial breakfast is served daily. Guests will enjoy Turkish dishes served at the air-conditioned restaurant. The Rooftop Terrace Restaurant And bar serves a large variety of tea, cocktails and refreshments as well as barbeque and snacks.

Services

Business travelers can use an overhead projector and internet access available on site.

Relax

Guests with children can avail of babysitting service and video games offered at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 12 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   35.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Animation
  • Entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Orthopedic mattress
  • Pillow menu
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.8 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Haydarpasa Train Station
    2.5 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
  • Taksim
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    100 ft
  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    35

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Queen Size bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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Double Room

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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 280 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtub
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      Bed type: Queen or Twin beds or 1 Queen and 2 Single beds or 1 Super-King Size bed and 2 Single beds
      Size: 280 sq. feet
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      Double room

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        Quadruple Room
        Bed type: Quad
        Size: 280 sq. feet
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          Family Room
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            Family Suite
            Bed type: Quad
            Size: 280 sq. feet
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            • Air conditioning
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            FAMILY ROOM SUITE

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              Superior Double Room
              Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 220 sq. feet
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              • Free Wi-Fi
              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
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              Superior Single

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                Superior Triple Room
                Bed type: Triple or King and Single
                Size: 240 sq. feet
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                All traditionally decorated rooms are equipped with double glazed windows, electronic key card lock system and smoke detector.

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                  Deluxe Room
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                    Deluxe Suite
                    Size: 435 sq. feet
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                    This suite features air conditioning, toaster and seating area.

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                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel BW Empire Palace Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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                      Hotel Address:

                      Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Istanbul
                        3300 ft
                      Airports
                      • Ataturk (IST)
                        8.8 mi
                      • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                        19.1 mi
                      Train Stations
                      • Haydarpasa Train Station
                        2.5 mi
                      • Train Stations
                        400 ft
                      Underground stations
                      • Aksaray
                        1.6 mi
                      • Taksim
                        1.7 mi
                      Restaurants
                      • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
                        100 ft
                      • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
                        300 ft
                      Parks
                      • Gulhane Park
                        1200 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of rooms:
                        35

                      Hotel Awards

                      TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulBW Empire Palace

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

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions

                      • Basilica Cistern - 1700 ft
                      • Topkapi Palace - 1700 ft
                      • Hagia Sophia - 1700 ft

                      Places of interest

                      • L'aqueduc de Valens - 400 ft
                      • La gare de l'Orient-Express - 400 ft
                      • Holzhäuser - 400 ft
                      • Theodosianische Mauer - 400 ft
                      • Saint Sophia - 1700 ft
                      • Petite Sainte Sophie - 1700 ft
                      • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 1700 ft
                      • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 1700 ft
                      • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa - 1700 ft
                      • La fontaine Ahmet III - 2000 ft
                      • Le milliaire d'Or - 2000 ft
                      • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit - 2000 ft
                      • Neue Moschee - 2000 ft
                      • La mosquée nouvelle (Yeni Valide Sultan Camii) - 2000 ft
                      • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 2000 ft
                      • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye - 2000 ft
                      • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami) - 2300 ft
                      • La colonne de Constantin - 2300 ft

                      Museums

                      • Archeological Museum - 1000 ft

                      Parks

                      • Gülhane-Park - 400 ft

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                      • Golden Horn - 5200 ft
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                      • New Mosque - 1900 ft
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                      • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih - 2000 ft
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                      Restaurants Nearby

                      • Imbat Restaurant - 100 ft

                        Address: Hocapasa Mh. Hudavendigar Caddesi No:24
                        Phone: +90 212 520 71 91

                        75% likes this, based on 1753 reviews
                        Cuisine: Turkish
                        Price Range: USD 22 - USD 29

                      • Red River Pub - 100 ft

                        Address: Hudavendigar Street No: 28-30/B
                        Phone: 02125137310

                        73% likes this, based on 362 reviews
                        Cuisine: Turkish
                        Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

                      • Address Restaurant - 100 ft

                        Address: Hocapasa Mah.Hudavengidar Caddesi

                        80% likes this, based on 22 reviews
                        Cuisine: Turkish

                      • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine - 300 ft

                        Address: Ibn-i Kemal Caddesi 5/A Sirkeci
                        Phone: 513 3750

                        79% likes this, based on 1890 reviews
                        Cuisine: Turkish
                        Price Range: USD 15 - USD 23

                      • Hatay Restaurant - 200 ft

                        Address: Ibni-Kemal Caddesi-Sirkeci

                        75% likes this, based on 277 reviews
                        Cuisine: Turkish

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of rooms:
                        35

                      Hotel Awards

                      TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulBW Empire Palace

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

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                      BW Empire Palace Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at BW Empire Palace

                      Average guest rating

                      7.4out of 10
                      Very good
                      Based on 32 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Service
                      8.7
                      Location
                      9.6
                      Value
                      8.0
                      Rooms
                      7.5

                      Individual guest reviews

                      • Older travelers
                        2.4

                        If you want to book a room using the phone, do not trust the reception. Ask for a written approval and a reservation number. You may either assumed to be non-booked or suggested to stay in a higher priced room.

                      • Group of friends
                        9.6

                        Friendly staff, outstanding room service and very helpful...clean rooms and very professional service

                      • Group of friends
                        9.2

                        The friendliness, the location and the excellent service particularly from the night time office staff - Ergin.

                      • Older travelers
                        7.0

                        The staff and the owner were lovely people. Very friendly and very accomodating and helpful. Location is perfect.

                        The Hotel was €200 per night and was not worth the money. Other hotels just as good are closer to 100 a night. The breakfast was not good and had run out of nearly everything buy 9.30 including coffee.

                      • Couple
                        6.2

                        Location is great: all sightseeings within walking distance. Rooms are OK. Staff is extremely nice, but they know about hotel reviews on Internet and ask you to give them a good review.

                        You will get no sleep in Istanbul. It's not the hotel's fault, but there are big speakers right in front of it. At 4.45 am every night there were very loud calls for prayers from the nearby mosques. Every hotel in the old town will have this problem. Also the traffic is loud. The curtains did not close, so light came in every morning 6.00 am.

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel BW Empire Palace Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      Hocapasa Mah. Hudavendigar Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Istanbul
                        3300 ft
                      Airports
                      • Ataturk (IST)
                        8.8 mi
                      • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                        19.1 mi
                      Train Stations
                      • Haydarpasa Train Station
                        2.5 mi
                      • Train Stations
                        400 ft
                      Underground stations
                      • Aksaray
                        1.6 mi
                      • Taksim
                        1.7 mi
                      Restaurants
                      • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
                        100 ft
                      • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
                        300 ft
                      Parks
                      • Gulhane Park
                        1200 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-In:
                        from  2 pm
                      • Check-Out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of rooms:
                        35

                      Hotel Awards

                      TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulBW Empire Palace

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

                      Use Badge