Best Western Citadel Hotel - Istanbul

Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu 12 Ahirkapi Fatih Istan, Istanbul, Turkey, TR 34400  show map
 4 stars
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Best Western Citadel Hotel - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Internet television

Verified Reviews:

  • Right by the sea - No noise issues - Free wi-fi - Service superb - Good price
  • Rooms are quiet - Bathroom clean - Bed was comfortable - Seafood restaurant near by
  • Hotel faces the mamara - Nice view - Breakfast was good - Recommend this hotel
  • 5mins to blue mosque - Room was a bit small - Cleaning was good - Staff are very friendly
  • Beautiful location - Rooms had great view - Service is excellent - Will certainty go back

Overview

Best Western Citadel Hotel is set in a tourist area of Istanbul and gives access to Topkapi Palace, which is about 15 minutes' walk away. The grand hotel, built in 1992, is renowned for its historic architecture.

Overlooking the Marmara Sea, the venue is ideally located in the center of Istanbul. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

Enclosed by a palace, a basilica and city walls, the hotel offers a breathtaking view over the sea.

The hotel lies within a 10-minute walk of Cankurtaran train station. Best Western Citadel Hotel is located within 15 km from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

There are 31 soundproof rooms fitted with wireless internet, a private safe, flat-screen TV, a private balcony and a sitting area. For more comfort a shower, a hairdryer and a Jacuzzi are provided.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The property features a garden restaurant serving European dishes. Guests can eat at The Byzantium Terrace and The Cozy Garden Istanbul, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

Offering car rental services, Best Western Citadel Hotel induces guests to explore the area.

Relax

On-site leisure facilities include a cocktail lounge and a picnic area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   31.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
One child
3 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu 12 Ahirkapi Fatih Istan, Istanbul, Turkey, TR 34400

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.1 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    29.9 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    300 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.9 km
  • Aksaray
    2.9 km
Restaurants
  • Giritli Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    90 m
  • Balikci Sabahattin (cuisine: Turkish)
    160 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulBest Western Citadel Hotel

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

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Rooms and availability

Best Western Citadel Hotel photos Room
Standard Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Best Western Citadel Hotel photos Room
Standard Triple Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    23 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Triple

Classic Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Suite|Classic Suite

Best Western Citadel Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Additional bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Offers views of the Marmara Sea.

Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Best Western Citadel Hotel photos Room
Family Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    26 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Family Room has one double bed and two twin beds, sea view, 23-inch LCD television, in-room safe, coffee maker and coffee set, alarm clock radio, high-speed Internet, complimentary 1.5 liter bottle of water, mini-bar. Guests enjoy a complimentary full buffet breakfast.

Family Connecting Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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Family Triple Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Triple room

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Blue Mosque400 m
  • Basilica Cistern600 m

Popular areas

  • City Center400 m

Places of interest

  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)400 m
  • Mosquée Bleue400 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or500 m
  • La fontaine Ahmet III500 m
  • Saint Sophia500 m
  • Hippodrome500 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours600 m
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours600 m
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)600 m
  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa700 m
  • Petite Sainte Sophie700 m

Train stations

  • Cankurtaran Train Station200 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station700 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 400 m
  • Roman Hippodrome500 m
  • Hagia Sophia500 m
  • Hagia Irene600 m
  • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque700 m
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque800 m

Museums

  • Archäologisches Museum800 m
  • Media Museum800 m

Local attractions

  • Isbank Museum1.6 km
    Hobyar mah Bankacilar Cad no 2, Istanbul
  • Museum of Calligraphy1.7 km
    Bayezit Meydani, Istanbul
  • Suleymaniye Mosque2.0 km
    Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
  • New Mosque1.7 km
    Eminonu IstanbulTurkey
  • Istanbul University1.8 km
    Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Sultanahmet District80 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Akbiyik Street240 m
    Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
  • Besiktas430 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum 570 m
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 590 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Blue Mosque 580 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque430 m
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul

Restaurants nearby

  • Giritli Restaurant90 m

    Address: Keresteci HakkI Sokak Armada Otel YanI Cankurtaran
    Phone: 458 2270

    64% likes this, based on 198 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • The Byzantium Terrace130 m

    Address: Cankurtaran Mah

    76% likes this, based on 55 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • AhirikapiBalikcisi130 m

    Address: Keresteci Hakki Sokak 38, Cankurtaran/Ahirkapi

    85% likes this, based on 7 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Balikci Sabahattin160 m

    Address: Seyit Hasan - Cankurtaran
    Phone: 02124581824

    63% likes this, based on 416 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: INR 1 914 - INR 6 383

  • Dubb Ethnic Restaurant160 m

    Address: Amiral Taftil Sok No:25
    Phone: 517 6828

    82% likes this, based on 227 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulBest Western Citadel Hotel

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

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Best Western Citadel Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Citadel Hotel

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 169 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    6.4

    Staff, especilly porter was very helpful in stressed situation

    First, 3rd floor with no evevator was a major issue. Second, our booking indicated we had a room with balcony. We did not get that, we had a small third floor room with two relatively small windows. The porter on duty in the morning helped struggle the bags to the third floor to keep the situation from being a complete disaster, Manager basically told us the "Booking Dot Com" listing was "just wrong", we "got what we paid for".

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The location of the hotel is fantastic for visiting the main tourist sites like the blue mosque and bazaar. It is also only a 15 minute walk to the ferry terminal where you can travel to Asia for €1.75 one way with a ferry every 20 mins. The staff were very helpful with directions, nightcap drinks, suitcase storage and the chef at breakfast will make you any omlette or waffle you like. I definately recommend this hotel, even though the rooms are small, for visiting Istanbul city centre.

    The lack of a dedicated electric toothbrush/shaver socket in the bathroom. Not really a problem as we used the one in the bedroom to charge during the day when we were sightseeing.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The Hotel was very clean and comfortable and the staff very helpful. The location was great we stayed on a bed and breakfast basis and the breakfast ample.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    Best place for stay in view to Sea of Marmara from room window and walk over historic center Istambul city

    Little bit noice by road traffic

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    staff was v good, especially Mr mesut who gave help and touristic guidance at reception, hotel was quite good for what i paid, the staff was great as we needed help and orientation. greatly recommend it.

  • Single
    8.2

    Room is very quite and silent. Front sea side room gave excellent panorama view

  • Couple
    7.0

    Location is good

    stuff, breakfast was not really good

  • Single
    10.0

    The location of the hotel is excilent,price is good ,rooms are very smal. The hotel staff are very helpfull and they speaks good english.Istrongly recommend this hotel.

  • Single
    7.4

    The free buffet breakfast and the views

    Rooms are a little small but it is expected to the Istanbul population

  • Older travelers
    8.0

    - Close to important sites - Free Internet access

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    its location near to blue mosque, topkapi and ayasophia with great sea view rooms. the hotel is relatively small it give it high privacy Staff are very caring and helpful we really enjoyed our vacation in this hotel.

    small room size

  • Couple
    10.0

    We loved everything. It was Aid Holiday, and our family gathering. Great value for the money. The breakfast was wonderful, and wi-fi made it an excellent value. The staff was awesome, and extremely accommodating. We loved the location. It was close to the sights, yet tucked away from the noise. We are definitely going back!!!!

  • Older travelers
    9.0

    One of the Best Hotel in Istanbul

    The Breackfast room is very Warm

  • Couple
    7.0

    Very Well Located and Generous Breakfast!

    The Rooms were too small

  • Couple
    9.2

    Staff, location, value for money

    Small rooms, unstable Wi-Fi

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Citadel Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu 12 Ahirkapi Fatih Istan, Istanbul, Turkey, TR 34400

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.1 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    29.9 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    300 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.9 km
  • Aksaray
    2.9 km
Restaurants
  • Giritli Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    90 m
  • Balikci Sabahattin (cuisine: Turkish)
    160 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulBest Western Citadel Hotel

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

Use Badge