Hippodrome Hotel - Istanbul

Mimar Mehmetaga Cad. No.38, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
 3 stars
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Hippodrome Hotel - Istanbul

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Verified Reviews:

  • Good value for money - Rooms were clean - Modern bathroom - View of the sea
  • Right in old-town - Room small - A bit noisy - Free wi-fi - Maid service was excellent
  • 8th floor terrace - Wonderful panoramic views - Good service - Clean beds
  • Blue mosque only 5 mins away - Excellent breakfast - Would stay again
  • Charming hotel - In the middle of sultanahmet - Rooms comfortable - Staff was very nice

Overview

The grand 3-star Hippodrome is set in the old district of Istanbul. Featuring Ottoman architecture, the hotel is opened since 2003.

A short stroll of 20 minutes will take you to Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi, Suleymaniye Mosque and Taksim Square. Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern are located just 400 meters from the venue.

A bazaar and boutiques are within easy reach of the hotel.

15 minutes' drive from Ataturk airport and 10 minutes' walk to Cankurtaran train station.

Rooms

Each of the 22 spacious guestrooms feature an ottoman décor, central heating, free Wi-Fi, a private balcony, an in-room safe and a minibar together with modern bathrooms. The hotel offers wonderful views of the Marmara Sea. They are equipped with coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle.

Eat & Drink

The dining options feature buffet breakfast served in the magnificent dining room. The restaurant serves Turkish dishes. Guests can savor coffee and tea in the rooftop bar.

Services

Corporate travelers are free to use a business corner and a copy machine offered on site.

Relax

A sun terrace and a cocktail lounge are available at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Animation
  • Massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Mimar Mehmetaga Cad. No.38, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    300 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.0km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.1km
Train Stations
  • Haydarpasa Train Station
    3.5km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.7km
  • Taksim
    3.7km
Restaurants
  • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
    50 m
  • The Cozy Garden Istanbul (cuisine: Turkish)
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    24

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Rooms and availability

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Size: 15m2
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    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 17m2
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      Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds
      Size: 25m2
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hippodrome Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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        Hotel Address:

        Mimar Mehmetaga Cad. No.38, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Istanbul
          300 m
        Airports
        • Ataturk (IST)
          14.0km
        • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
          30.1km
        Train Stations
        • Haydarpasa Train Station
          3.5km
        • Train Stations
          100 m
        Underground stations
        • Aksaray
          2.7km
        • Taksim
          3.7km
        Restaurants
        • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
          50 m
        • The Cozy Garden Istanbul (cuisine: Turkish)
          20 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  1 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          24

        Hotel Awards

        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulHippodrome

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        Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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        Hippodrome Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 200 m

        Places of interest

        • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami) - 200 m
        • Mosquée Bleue - 200 m
        • Hippodrome - 300 m
        • Saint Sophia - 400 m
        • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 400 m
        • La fontaine Ahmet III - 400 m
        • Le milliaire d'Or - 400 m
        • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 400 m
        • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 500 m
        • Petite Sainte Sophie - 500 m
        • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa - 600 m
        • La colonne de Constantin - 800 m
        • Theodosianische Mauer - 900 m
        • L'aqueduc de Valens - 900 m
        • Holzhäuser - 900 m
        • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit - 1.0km

        Museums

        • Archeological Museum - 800 m

        Parks

        • Gülhane-Park - 900 m

        Local Attractions

        • Istanbul University - 1.6km
          Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul
        • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque - 1.9km
          Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
        • Galata Tower - 2.4km
          Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
        • Suleymaniye Mosque - 1.8km
          Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
        • Galata Bridge - 2.0km
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        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Sultanahmet District - 130 m
          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
        • Akbiyik Street - 40 m
          Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
        • Besiktas - 240 m
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        • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque - 290 m
          Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
        • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) - 450 m
          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
        • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii) - 400 m
          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
        • Arap Camii - 240 m
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        Restaurants Nearby

        • Cafe Rumist - 50 m

          Address: Akbiyik Caddesi No:5
          Phone: 902124586641

          71% likes this, based on 632 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish
          Price Range: CAD 19 - CAD 52

        • Albura Kathisma - 140 m

          Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Yeni AkbIyIk Cad. No:38
          Phone: +90 212 517 90 31

          80% likes this, based on 1042 reviews
          Cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue, Café, Turkish
          Price Range: CAD 10 - CAD 52

        • Balikci Sabahattin - 80 m

          Address: Seyit Hasan - Cankurtaran
          Phone: 02124581824

          65% likes this, based on 428 reviews
          Cuisine: Seafood, Turkish
          Price Range: CAD 38 - CAD 128

        • The Cozy Garden Istanbul - 20 m

          Address: Mimar Mehmet Aga Cad. No:23/A Sultanahmet
          Phone: +902125176722

          85% likes this, based on 156 reviews
          Cuisine: Turkish
          Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 39

        • Akbiyik Fish House - 20 m

          Address: Mimar Mehmet Aga Caddesi No: 33/1A
          Phone: 0 212 458 28 68

          Cuisine: Turkish

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  1 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          24

        Hotel Awards

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        Hippodrome Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hippodrome

        Individual guest reviews

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Samir the manager was very helpful

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          Attentionaly and kindly personal,good breakfast,suitable location of hotel.

          Noise from outdoor unit of air conditioner,dirty windows in the room.

        • Family with children
          7.0

          The location is near to Blue Mosque, Aya Sofya, Tofkapi palace n lots of museum around. With small children, we need not to take tram to move around. Near to tram station . We enjoyed our 5 day stay in Istanbul. The breakfast served was good.

          Room cleanliness to be improved.

        • Couple
          7.8

          Polite staff, good location, clean room,good breakfast

          there are two buildings,the rooms are diffirent from building to bulding so tah\ke care in which building you are going to stay, because in the small one the rooms are small.

        • Group of friends
          6.6

          location

          front desk staff.....although friendly they were not well informed to events, activities that were going on. Reluctant to help out...to take the extra step....I had difficulty finding the hotel initially and when i rang to inquire about directions, they seemed almost indifferent to my situation. When i finally got there, and was struggling with my luggage across the street, the guy behind the front desk just sat there looking at me....its not as if he was busy..it was 10.30 at night.

        • Family with children
          3.8

          We had to walk down the road to another hotel for breakfast, which appeared to be always out of things on the buffet, whatever time we went, though the staff members where making sure they where eating their's!. We asked our room to be changed on arrival as the bathroom was filthy; they did change us rooms, but the next was only a little better! Will not stay here again.

        • Couple
          10.0

          The staff was very nice, and willing to accommodate our needs.

        • Group of friends
          6.2

          I liked the location - only 4 minutes away from the Blue Mosque and Sofia. View from the breakfast hall was really good.

          The window in my room opened itself every 30min! That was really annoying because the cold came inside the room during night. And when I came back after city-visit the window, of course, was open all day long! The pictures lie and the rooms are not as big and bright as they seem.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The facility is lovely, up to date, clean and in a perfect location for touring or simply enjoying the city atmosphere. The staff could not have been nicer or more helpful. At every turn, they were a pleasure to interact with and offered helpful guidance. As English speakers, we found it very easy to communicate and were impressed with the fluency of the staff in so many languages. An added delight to our stay were the kittens and mother cats in the area.

          Our visit was terrific.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          The breakfast is in a very beautiful place with great view and many options for good breakfast. We loved the view and the quietness of the area. Also it is place in a great street, near to center of Sultanahmet. We also liked very much the attitude of the personell and their polite way of treating us.

        • Family with children
          7.4

          The family room was large enough and well situated in Sultanamet

        • Single
          7.0

          The location was perfect very close to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, a Bazaar and other attractions. The street has many restaurants and stores and is lively but not noisy. Very good area, very safe. Wi-Fi worked well. Elevator (not a given in many hotels in Istanbul) The breakfast which is served on the terrace of a different hotel was my favorite part. Drinking coffee and eating sweets while looking out on the Bosphorus in the morning was priceless. The hotel is clean, the staff is attentive, the room was a good size but don't expect any luxury frills (not at this price). It was a very good value for the money paid.

          The staff speaks little English enough to get by but not necessarily sufficient to give out any major advice. The description "the hotel is located 1640 feet (500 meters) from the Grand Bazaar" is not just an exaggeration but a blatant lie. While its location is very convenient to many major sights it is by no means 500 meter from the Grand Bazaar in fact you walk through several streets, across a park, then board a railway and after two stops you have arrived at the Grand Bazaar. There is also another way to get there through Fatih (and then through Gate 1) but again much further than 500 meters (about 20 minutes walk). The walk is not a big deal and in nice weather very enjoyable but there is no need to mislead a visitor/tourist. The tv in the room was from the 1970s and was no bigger than an Ipad :(

        • Family with children
          7.4

          Location is ideal. Very close to tourist attractions and the breakfaast is great

          Don't expect 5star comfort.

        • Single
          6.6

          Location

          There is no privacy i can hear what other rooms saying from my room

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          location on touristic area, transportation was easy. the room was clean. facility was complete. Good breakfast.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hippodrome Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Mimar Mehmetaga Cad. No.38, Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Istanbul
          300 m
        Airports
        • Ataturk (IST)
          14.0km
        • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
          30.1km
        Train Stations
        • Haydarpasa Train Station
          3.5km
        • Train Stations
          100 m
        Underground stations
        • Aksaray
          2.7km
        • Taksim
          3.7km
        Restaurants
        • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
          50 m
        • The Cozy Garden Istanbul (cuisine: Turkish)
          20 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  1 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          24

        Hotel Awards

        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulHippodrome

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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