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SuB Karaköy - Special Class

4-starThe Turkish Ministry of Tourism assigns an official classification for accommodations in Turkey. This Hotel property is awarded the following classification: Boutique Class.
Necatibey Cad. 91, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34425, Turkey

Waterfront hotel with winery, near Galata Tower
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Hotel is in a great location, can walk anywhere in the neighborhood and close to the tram…Feb 18, 2020
  • Great location, lovely room & very friendly & helpful staff! Dec 15, 2019

SuB Karaköy - Special Class

from ZAR 1,442
  • Design Double or Twin Room
  • Design Single Room, Non Smoking

What’s around SuB Karaköy - Special Class


  • In Istanbul City Center
  • Galata Tower - 8 min walk
  • Taksim Square - 19 min walk
  • Grand Bazaar - 26 min walk
  • Dolmabahce Palace - 30 min walk
  • Topkapi Palace - 34 min walk
  • Sultanahmet Square - 34 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul (IST) - 51 min drive
  • Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW) - 68 min drive
  • YeniKapi Station - 4 min drive
  • Istanbul Cankurtaran Station - 6 min drive
  • Istanbul Kocamustafapasa Station - 6 min drive
  • Tophane Station - 2 min walk
  • Karakoy Station - 7 min walk
  • Tunel Square Station - 12 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
  • Express check-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 required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Winery attached
Working away
  • One meeting room 1
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2012
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Turkish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 22-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Up Karakoy - This bar serves breakfast only.

SuB Karaköy - Special Class’s small print

Also known as

  • Sub Hotel Special Class
  • SuB Karaköy - Special Class Hotel Istanbul
  • Sub Hotel Special Class Istanbul
  • SuB Karaköy Special Class Hotel Istanbul
  • SuB Karaköy Special Class Hotel
  • SuB Karaköy Special Class Istanbul
  • SuB Karaköy Special Class
  • Sub Karakoy Istanbul
  • SuB Karaköy - Special Class Hotel
  • SuB Karaköy - Special Class Istanbul


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

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

Contactless check-out is available.

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 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TRY 350 per room (one-way)

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 SuB Karaköy - Special Class

  • Does SuB Karaköy - Special Class offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, SuB Karaköy - 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 parking offered at SuB Karaköy - Special Class?
    Sorry, there's no parking at SuB Karaköy - Special Class.
  • Are pets allowed at SuB Karaköy - Special Class?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at SuB Karaköy - Special Class?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 11:30 AM.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by SuB Karaköy - Special Class?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is TRY 350 per room one-way.
  • What is there to do near SuB Karaköy - Special Class?
    Recommended spots to visit include Galata Tower (8-min walk) and Taksim Square (0.9 mi), along with Grand Bazaar (1.4 mi) and Dolmabahce Palace (1.5 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8,2 From 186 reviews

Very good 8,0
Good experience
Marcela, au5 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Very friendly staff and located in a more relaxed area than Sultanahmet. Conveniently located next to a tram stop, so only takes 10 minutes to get to the mosques and other tourist sites. Has some nice bars and cafes around worth checking out.
gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great hotel and perfect location
Very wonderful hotel. Prime location and friendly staff. Felt very at home.
lucas, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Excellent boutique hotel in Istanbul
Quirky and artsy and boutique hotel, excellent English-speaking service, and close to downtown Istanbul via a convenient tram just a few minutes away. We loved having a retro Bluetooth speaker in the room! The breakfast was modest but everything was freshly-made and tasty.
Morey, il2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
A relaxing, friendly and cosy hotel
Sub Karakoy is a small, friendly and quiet hotel that is very relaxing to come back to after a day of sightseeing in the city. It's super-clean, AC is very good, rooms are nicely decorated with artworks, shower is powerful, it's really close to top transport links (tram stop Tophane is about 2 mins away), Galata is an easy walk away, there's a nice little rooftop bar, and breakfast is good with lots of homemade produce, though it could use more fresh fruit and a bit more variety in the hot dishes and cereals. But the best thing about the hotel is the service. Aip and Caner in particular were amazingly kind and helpful, always taking time to help us with bookings, transport information, suggestions of where to go etc, and generally just being great hosts. Would definitely recommend. The only thing I would say is that the immediate area is a bit shabby, as it's being redeveloped so most of the buildings nearby are unoccupied. Still, there are a couple of shops, an ATM and an off-license all within a couple of minutes walk.
Yolanda, gb4 night family trip
Good 6,0
It must be a cool hotel - once upon a time
The reception area is the best space of the hotel. The elevator was out of order during my stay so I hard to walk for 5 stories everyday. Roof top bar never opens. The room is definitely a little worn already. The bathroom has a weird smell and they know it so they use some kind of fragrance to cover it up - which can make it worse. The bed gives away some love motel vibes...
Chow, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Highly recommended
We absolutely loved this hotel! It’s clearly a labour of love of the owners. The staff are very friendly, the breakfast was huge and delicious and we especially loved the freshly baked sweet treat surprise each morning! The room and public areas are very stylish, the bed and pillows are amongst the comfiest I’ve ever experienced. The area is perfect, located near to great restaurants and bars but without been noisy and very close to hip streets as well as major sites. We would definitely book here again.
E, gb4 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Can't beat the location and the breakfast
If you stay on a Saturday night, be aware that the bars will have the music at fun blast until midnight. bring earplugs. The room was fine, clean, comfortable, the staff friendly and helpful and the breakfast amazing!
Alex, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
This was one of the best experience, just amazing! Special thanks to the staff: Caner, Pinar and Nurettin for the excellent service, help and advice during my stay. Also to people working at the hotel at the kitchen and rooms because they were also incredible. The hotel has a great location, you can get easily to the most important historical attractions in minutes using the public transportation. It’s safe and easy to use. Thank and may all have a wonderful stay. Sandra.
Sandra, us8 night trip
Fair 4,0
Not a good option
I didn't feel comfortable at all .. it's dark .. narrow hotel.
as3 night trip with friends

SuB Karaköy - Special Class

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