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Best Western Empire Palace

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The welcoming rooms come with an en suite bathroom with hairdryer. They are also equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, radio, Internet access, a minibar, a double bed or king-sized bed and a hire safe. In addition, they are all equipped with air conditioning and heating as standard.

The building was opened in 2004 and has a beautiful terrace as well as a total of 35 rooms. Various facilities are available to guests including a foyer with a 24-hour reception, a lift, a currency exchange desk and a cloakroom. Additional facilities include a café, 2 bars, an air-conditioned restaurant (highchairs are available upon request), a conference room and Internet access. Room and laundry services as well as medical assistance are also on offer to hotel guests.

This hotel is located in the centre of the beautiful old town and is only 100 m from the tourist centre. In a number of minutes guests will reach an array of shopping venues, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which is only 50 m from the hotel. Sultanahmet Square and the main train station are located in the immediate vicinity. Istanbul's airport is just a 40-minute journey using public transport (around 22 km). The hotel is located on a main street.

Guests are invited to serve themselves from the breakfast buffet. At lunchtime and in the evenings, guests may select dishes from the set menu or choose the í  la carte option. In addition, the hotel caters for guests with special dietary requirements. It is possible to book either a half board or a full board stay.

American Express, MasterCard and VISA cards are all accepted as methods of payment.

There is a Turkish bath (Hamam) on offer for guests (against a fee).


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning in public areas
  • Bar
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Currency Exchange
  • Doctors / Medical Centre
  • Entertainment
  • Family Hotel
  • Hairdresser
  • High Chairs
  • Internet Access
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry Service
  • Lifts
  • Minibar
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Shops
  • Spa
  • Steam Bath
  • Terrace