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Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class

4-starThe Turkish Ministry of Tourism assigns an official classification for accommodations in Turkey. This Hotel property is awarded the following classification: Special Class.
Caferiye Sok. No. 6/1, Sultanhmet, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34400, Turkey

4-star hotel with restaurant, connected to a shopping center, near Basilica Cistern
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Nice Place, Great Location and Great Service. It's very easy to go sightseeing.Mar 24, 2020
  • Staff were great. Room is very small. Not very impressed with the room comfort. No…Mar 8, 2020

Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class

from ZAR 1,355
  • Standard Room
  • Premium Room (Vezir / Sultan)
  • Standard Single Room
  • Premium Single Room
  • Premium Double Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed

What’s around Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class


  • In Sultanahmet
  • Basilica Cistern - 3 min walk
  • Hagia Sophia - 3 min walk
  • Sultanahmet Square - 5 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 7 min walk
  • Topkapi Palace - 7 min walk
  • Grand Bazaar - 12 min walk
  • Spice Bazaar - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul (IST) - 53 min drive
  • Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW) - 67 min drive
  • Istanbul Cankurtaran Station - 8 min walk
  • Istanbul Kumkapi Station - 22 min walk
  • Istanbul Yenikapi Station - 3 min drive
  • Gulhane Station - 4 min walk
  • Sultanahmet Station - 5 min walk
  • Cemberlitas Station - 10 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 49 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 6 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Free babysitting/childcare


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Matbah Restaurant - This theme restaurant overlooks the garden. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class’s small print

Also known as

  • Ottoman Hotel
  • Ottoman Imperial Istanbul
  • Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class Hotel
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  • Ottoman Imperial Special Class
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Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for TRY 200.0 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TRY 460 per room (one-way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class

  • Does Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class currently open?
    This property is closed from April 1 2020 to August 31 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Are pets allowed at Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is TRY 460 per room one-way.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,4 From 444 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Desayuno básico pero muy rico, inicialmente tuvimos una habitación demasiado apretada! Pero todo mejoró. El agua caliente se acaba pronto, debes bañarte temprano. La segunda habitación fue espectacular! Todo perfecto Este hotel debería conocer muy los tours en barco de las compañías que recomiendan.,,, Nos fue muy mal, desagradable, costoso para el servicio recibido 130€ por persona y pésimo - malísimo!!!!
LUCIA, il3 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Good hotel next to Sophia
Excellent location! All major sights are just in a short walking distance. Very supportive personnel. Next time for sure will stay there again
Eva, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Awesome hotel close to famous Istanbul landmarks!
I was on a 3 day/4-night business trip to Istanbul to attend a conference. I arrived a day early to get acclimatized and get in a few of the famous landmarks of Istanbul, and so, stayed for a day in this hotel (before shifting to my conference hotel for the next 3 nights) close to the Sultanahmet area which is the heart of the old Constantinople/ Istanbul city, with landmark monuments such as Ayasofya (or Agia Sophia), the Sultanahmet mosque (or the Blue Mosque), Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar. I picked this hotel for its rating (8.6 at the time of booking) and the fact that it showed up at the top of the list in It turned out to be a great choice - excellent value for money. Walking distance from the landmarks, the tramway and the Airport Shuttle (Havaaist)'s Sultanahmet stop. And tons of traditional Turkish cuisine restaurants and shopping. Perfect for families looking for a great location, good accommodation at a great price. The free breakfast and Internet was bonus. The only thing to know is that cars cannot drive up to the entrance. But, at least in this part of Istanbul, you do NOT need a car - so that is not a problem. And also, the staff is VERY helpful about luggage, recommendations for sightseeing and restaurants, and in general very welcoming. But for the traffic, I would have loved to stay in this hotel all 4 nights and commute to my conference hotel.
Mahesh, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
A great find
Great location and very comfortable room with an amazing bathroom!
Fidel, gb2 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
The staff was fantastic. The breakfast was great. Location is excellent.
Malia, us3 night family trip
Good 6,0
Don't worth the price.
Cars cant reach the hotel Because the roads are closed Because its tourest area. Although, the Area is quite, even little Noise from outside will disturb you as the rooms are not sound prove. Furniture is old. Breakfast is good. Staff are nice.
gb1 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Fantastic location in Istanbul, close to many historical sites.
gb3 night romance trip
Good 6,0
Just OK for its location.
- Convenient location - quite old rooms - service was not good specifically with 1 person in the front desk ( not helpful and very rude ) - good restaurant and their team was very helpful
SANDRA JUDY, ph2 night romance trip
Good 6,0
Not impressed. Overrated.
An unknown hotel to several taxi drivers. When we finally arrived, the staff was extremely helpful. The hotel is extremely noisy. Train runs by hotel from 6am to midnight. Can hear conversations from top floor late into the night and can hear early morning movements and conversations in early morning. Housekeeping staff talk in the hallways with no regard to guests with "Do Not Disturb" requests on their door, and it's all so audible. Bathroom condition was well below average. No nightlife or bar worth a mention. Breakfast was boring and was not tasty at all. We skipped breakfast after the first day. One choice of coffee at breakfast that was mediocre at best. At checkout the desk clerk was nearly rude and didn't even return the expected warm comment to our thank you's and was more interested in talking on the phone. We had stayed in far better hotels in Sultanahmet that provide much better value.
Alan, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
The only bad part was the fact that no bus can get to the hotel and you have to push your bags from and to the hotel everything else was perfect. Perfect service and atmosphere and also great staff
us4 night family trip

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