Hotels in Turkey
Ceylan InterContinental Istanbul
Asymmetrical high-rise looming above Taksim Park with central location and good views.
Çirağan Palace Kempinski Hotel Istanbul
Right on the Bosphorus shore next to a restored Ottoman palace, but distant from most other attractions. Only half the rooms have Bosphorus views.
Modern hotel with good Bosphorus views, easy access by taxi to business districts but farther from tourist sights.
Old-style ultra-smooth personal service in a smaller hotel near Taksim Square, next to Hyatt, Ceylan. Presently being extensively renovated.
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
Best location for sightseeing: historic building right in Sultanahmet. No Bosphorus views from the guest rooms, or swimming pool (yet), but ultra-posh place.
Four Seasons Hotel on the Bosphorus
An Ottoman-era building right on the Bosphorus.
Hotel The Marmara
Right in the middle of Taksim Square, next to Atatürk Cultural Center and shops and nightlife along Beyoğlu’s Istiklal Caddesi. Good views all around.
Hyatt Regency Istanbul
Fine mod-Ottoman building with nice pool, good location near Taksim Square and Nisantas shopping and nightlife, next to Divan, Ceylan. Few views.
Istanbul Hilton Hotel
Grande dame of Istanbul hotels set in 5+ hectares (13 acres) of hilltop gardens, fine views, great pool, 10-minute walk to Taksim or Nisantas shopping and nightlife.
Pera Palace Hotel
The Constantinople classic built for the passengers on the Orient Express, newly renovated.
Istanbul’s newest luxury high-rise between Taksim and Dolmabahçe (unpleasant walk to each). Pool, some good views, but best views are from leased apartments on top.
Sumahan on the Water
A stylish luxury boutique hotel, designed as a labor of love by a husband-and-wife architect team, right on the Bosphorus with exceptional water and city views.
Swissôtel The Bosphorus
Excellent Bosphorus views (overlooking Dolmabahçe, smooth service, 15-minute walk to Nisantas shopping and nightlife, but mostly you’ll go by taxi.
The names of some reputable hotels in Istanbul are as follows;
Divan Istanbul Asia, Airport Hotel, Barcelo Eresin Hotel, Ceylan Intercontinental, Çınar Hotel, Çırağan Palace Hotel Kempinski, Conrad International Istanbul, Crowne Plaza Istanbul, Divan Istanbul Oteli, Four Seasons Hotel, Grand Cevahir Hotel, Harem Hotel
Hilton Istanbul, Hilton ParkSA, Hotel Dedeman Istanbul, Hyatt Regency Istanbul, Kalyon Hotel, Kaya Ramada Plaza Hotel, Larespark Hotel, Merit Antique Hotel, Mövenpick Istanbul Hotel, Ortakoy Princess Hotel, Piccolo Mondo Otel, Polat Renaissance Hotel, Princes Islands Heybeli Halki Palace, Radisson SAS Bosphonus Hotel, Radisson SAS Conference & Airport Hotel, Richmond Hotel, Swissotel The Boshporus, İstanbul, Taxim Hill Hotel, The Green Park Bostanci, The Green Park Merter, The Green Park Taksim, The Marmara Hotel, The Marmara Pera Hotel, The Ritz Carlton Istanbul Hotel, The Sofa Hotel and Residences, Tranquilla Nehir Evi
Some of the hotels in SULTANAHMET (Hippodrome) Region are below;
Hotel Ararat, Arena Hotel, Armada Hotel, Aya Sofya Pansiyon, Beyaz Saray Hotel, Blue House Hotel, Deniz Konak Hotel, Four Seasons, Hotel Almina, Hotel Sultan´s Inn, Ibrahim Paşa Hotel, Kalyon Otel, Naz Wooden House Inn, Nomade Hotel, Seven Hills Hotel, Sultanahmet Sarayı Hotel, Tashkonak Hotel, The Kybele Hotel, Uyan Hotel, Yeşil Ev Hotel