S Residence Sirkeci is an affordable choice with rates from only 40£ per night. Cosmopolitan Park Hotel is an economy hotel located less than 0.2 km from the city center. You'll be less than 200 meters from Salt if you stay at Eastwest Hostel, which can also save your pocket. Orient Hostel is an affordable choice that is only a 5-minute walk to Sultanahmet Tram train station.
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Where to stay in Istanbul?
Best cheap hotels in Istanbul
Istanbul airports & Underground stations
If you have tickets for a flight from or to Ataturk airport, you can find accommodation conveniently placed near it, such as Sahra Airport Hotel or Yesilkoy Airport Boutique Hotel. If you consider booking a hotel near Taksim-Talimhane Exit metro station, stay at a budget-friendly Chillout Lya Hostel & Bar or snug Elysium Residence Taksim. Azade Suites is a 3-star hotel about 250 meters from the city center and 550 meters from Sultanahmet Tram train station.
Convenience of staying in hotels in the city centre
Hotels such as My Home Sultanahmet and White House Hotel Istanbul will put you at the heart of the action. Another good option is Station Hotel 34, which is also just 5 minutes' walk from the heart of the city. Guests planning to visit Sisli district could consider booking a room at Gozde Hotel, which is a short walk from Dolmabahce Palace.
Luxury and boutique accommodation in Istanbul
Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul Asia is a 5-star luxury hotel 0.8 km from Ulker Sports Arena and boasts a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a solarium. Occidental Pera Istanbul and Zoe Boutique Hotel are both boutique hotels situated in Beyazit district, putting you at the heart of this lively area. If you are used to the comfort and style of chain hotels, pick Best Western Citadel Hotel, which is also a 15-minute walk away from Nuruosmaniye Camii.
Explore and find your best apartments, B&Bs and others
Sultanahmet Deluxe Apart is a cozy apartment in the center of the city located 100 meters from Sipsak Fish Restaurant. Grand Dream Suite is a B&B located a 15-minute walk from Galata Mevlevi Museum. Business travelers may consider a hotel in Sisli district, such as the 3-star Kariye or Abel Hotel. River Hotel is a popular resort with a sauna and a Jacuzzi for an unforgettable stay.
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What to Explore in Istanbul?
Istanbul is a city that is currently at the center of Turkish culture. As one of the largest cities in the world, Istanbul received around 12 million foreign visitors in 2015. Among the many tourist attractions in Istanbul, the most famous is the Hagia Sophia. Constructed in 537, the Hagia Sophia features a silver-colored domed ceiling which was as an Eastern Orthodox Cathedral until 1453. After the Ottoman Turks conquered the city, the building became a mosque for over 450 years, finally closing in 1931. Since 1935 this paragon of architecture has been a museum. Moreover Istanbul still has a large amount of Turkish baths, which has been a custom since the days of the Romans. Today, they are called "Hamams" and many tourists still flock to them. The Panorama 1453 Museum commemorates the fall of Constantinople at the hands of the Ottomans from April to May 1453. This important event signified the end of the Byzantine Empire and saw the beginning of Ottoman dominance within the region. Staying at one of top Istanbul hotels you get a great opportunity to visit all of these wonderful places and even more. Hotelmix.co.uk is happy to help you make the best choice and select the finest Istanbul lodging.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Istanbul
After booking one of Istanbul hotel room, the visitor will want to get out and mingle with the locals. When men greet each for the first time, there is usually a handshake and firm eye contact. Men who know each other well will often kiss each other on the cheek. If a woman does not offer her cheek or her hand to you, then you should simply nod and say "Merhaba" (hello) to her instead. Istanbul has a large amount of individuals who work as professional shoe shiners. When taking a taxi in Istanbul, watch for an official yellow taxi, because there are many con artists that will tell you that the meter is broken. If a driver says this, simply say "polis" and get out immediately. If you are the type of person that enjoys your cigarettes or an alcoholic beverage every now and then, you should be aware that these products are extremely expensive in Istanbul. With a 500-year tradition of palace cooking, Istanbul is a foodie’s paradise, whether you’re after smoky kebabs, delicious vegetables, pilafs or sweet puddings. Book your Istanbul hotel room and enjoy the wonderful spirit of Turkey!