Best Western Citadel Hotel - Istanbul

Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu 12 Ahirkapi Fatih Istan, Istanbul, Turkey, TR 34400  show map
 4 stars
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Best Western Citadel Hotel - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Right by the sea - No noise issues - Free wi-fi - Service superb - Good price
  • Rooms are quiet - Bathroom clean - Bed was comfortable - Seafood restaurant near by
  • Hotel faces the mamara - Nice view - Breakfast was good - Recommend this hotel
  • 5mins to blue mosque - Room was a bit small - Cleaning was good - Staff are very friendly
  • Beautiful location - Rooms had great view - Service is excellent - Will certainty go back

Overview

The 4-star Best Western Citadel Hotel offers a soundproof accommodation in Sisli district of Istanbul. Built in 1992, the comfortable hotel was renovated in 2009.

The hotel has prime location in the heart of Istanbul within a 15-minute walk of Topkapi Palace. The property is located 1 km away from Istanbul city center with a basilica, a museum and city walls nearby.

This hotel is ideally placed close to eateries and restaurants.

Within a 10-minute walk guests will find Cankurtaran train station. 15 minutes' drive from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

There are 31 rooms including twin room for single use, family triple room and classic suite in Best Western Citadel Hotel, offering a breathtaking view of the sea along with an individual safe, wireless internet, a dressing area, LCD TV and a minibar. Some rooms feature views over the Marmara Sea. For more comfort a spa bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer are provided.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy delicious meals of European cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant. Offering various dining options, The Byzantium Terrace and The Cozy Garden Istanbul are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

The hotel offers an elevator, a storage room and a safe deposit box as well as a meeting room, computers and a business center for guests' comfort.

Relax

Leisure facilities in Best Western Citadel Hotel include a picnic area and a cocktail lounge.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   31.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
One child
3 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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Hotel Address:

Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu 12 Ahirkapi Fatih Istan, Istanbul, Turkey, TR 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.1 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    29.9 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    300 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.9 km
  • Aksaray
    2.9 km
Restaurants
  • Giritli Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    90 m
  • Balikci Sabahattin (cuisine: Turkish)
    160 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Hotel Awards

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

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Rooms and availability

Best Western Citadel Hotel photos Room
Standard Double Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Cribs available
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|1 Double Bed Lcd Television, High Speed Internet, Safe, One Free Bottle Of Water, Full Breakfast

Best Western Citadel Hotel photos Room
Triple Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    23 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Triple room

Classic Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Suite|Classic Suite

Best Western Citadel Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Jacuzzi
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Best Western Citadel Hotel photos Room
Family Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    26 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Clothes rack
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Sofa bed
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Family Triple Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Room Description:

Triple room

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Blue Mosque400 m
  • Basilica Cistern600 m

Popular areas

  • City Center400 m

Places of interest

  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)400 m
  • Mosquée Bleue400 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or500 m
  • La fontaine Ahmet III500 m
  • Saint Sophia500 m
  • Hippodrome500 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours600 m
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours600 m
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)600 m
  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa700 m
  • Petite Sainte Sophie700 m

Train stations

  • Cankurtaran Train Station200 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station700 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 400 m
  • Roman Hippodrome500 m
  • Hagia Sophia500 m
  • Hagia Irene600 m
  • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque700 m
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque800 m

Museums

  • Archäologisches Museum800 m
  • Media Museum800 m

Local attractions

  • Isbank Museum1.6 km
    Hobyar mah Bankacilar Cad no 2, Istanbul
  • Museum of Calligraphy1.7 km
    Bayezit Meydani, Istanbul
  • Suleymaniye Mosque2.0 km
    Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
  • New Mosque1.7 km
    Eminonu IstanbulTurkey
  • Istanbul University1.8 km
    Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Sultanahmet District80 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Akbiyik Street240 m
    Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
  • Besiktas430 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum 570 m
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 590 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Blue Mosque 580 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque430 m
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul

Restaurants nearby

  • Giritli Restaurant90 m

    Address: Keresteci HakkI Sokak Armada Otel YanI Cankurtaran
    Phone: 458 2270

    64% likes this, based on 198 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • The Byzantium Terrace130 m

    Address: Cankurtaran Mah

    76% likes this, based on 55 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • AhirikapiBalikcisi130 m

    Address: Keresteci Hakki Sokak 38, Cankurtaran/Ahirkapi

    85% likes this, based on 7 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Balikci Sabahattin160 m

    Address: Seyit Hasan - Cankurtaran
    Phone: 02124581824

    63% likes this, based on 416 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: CAD 37 - CAD 125

  • Dubb Ethnic Restaurant160 m

    Address: Amiral Taftil Sok No:25
    Phone: 517 6828

    82% likes this, based on 227 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulBest Western Citadel Hotel

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

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Best Western Citadel Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Citadel Hotel

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 156 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The location of the Hotel is perfect.

    The noise from what seemed to be the renovation in some parts of the hotel.

  • Family with children
    6.2

    Very good Hotel to visit Istanbul, but as all the other international Hotels in this town, the price is not in relation to the medium loan of the average people living there. The breakfast is very good. Excellent. Also good for families with children. But hte rooms are a bit small. The price for coffee and drinks are too high.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Perfect location (view! -we saw dolphins playing in the see), nice little hotel made for city tours. I would very much like to compliment the reception desk staff: when it turned out that the triple room is really not enough to accommodate 2 adults, 2 children, the receptionist was proffessional and forthcoming enough to upgrade us to a suit. Excellent!

    Rooms are very small - should be known in advance so a guest is not negativelly surprised. Other than that - good value for the price!

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    Hotel's location was excellent, very close to historical centre wih lovely view of the bosporus.Hotel staff was polite and helpful and the manager's response in resolving an issue that arised during my stay was fast, adequate and extremely customer-friendly.Congratulations to the management for the professional attitude and the customer oriented approach.

    Cleaning was of acceptable standard but not thorough, Parking capacity was limited to a few spots, breakfast was satisfactory but could include more options given the listed room price and hotel category.

  • Couple
    8.2

    the location was vwey good,and the hotel staff were very freindly and the breakfast buffet was rich and delicious

    the hotel room is too small and there is no elevator there

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Location for exploring old Istanbul could not have been better

  • Single
    6.6

    The good breakfast and the nice restaurant area.

    The room size is too small to enjoy a comfortable stay.

  • Single
    8.8

    Great location, friendly staff, was upgraded to family room which had amazing views.

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    nothing wonder me,,,,,very bad hotel

    no service,price high

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    The location of the hotel was fantastic, it was just beside Marmara sea, with fantastic sea view from the hotel. Though the outlook of the hotel was not so much fancy, the rooms were very good, quite spacious, the furniture were very nice and comfortable, and the room was totally cleaned. The communication system is also awesome, with Blue Mosque and others in walking distance, the Tram and Train station as well which enable you to go to any part of the city very easily and cheaply.

    The outlook could be little more fancy. Also if the Hotel Loby can be extended, it would be very nice. The sea-side cafe is awesome and can be used for relaxation though.

  • Single
    7.8

    location

    rooms are small, but fine for citytrip if you don't spend much time in the room

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Nice view of Marmara sea. Great breakfast spread and good coffee. Friendly and helpful staff.

    Location is OK but it is a good ten minute uphill walk to the old city. Not particularly far but all up some steep hills and old cobblestone streets. All of the hotels in turkey seem to quote rooms in Euros but when you pay they are unable to give change in Euros so have the correct amount or you will end up getting Turkish lira back at an unfavorable exchange rate.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Very good position, friendly staff, beautiful vue, excellent buffet ....good ratio for money

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Hotel is very clean, room not too big, but cozy and very clean. Breakfast is good.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Very convenient location. In front of the sea. Very kind personnel offered us services like booking in restaurants, taxis, events.

    Close to the main road. Little noizy if you open the window.

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Citadel Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Kennedy Caddesi Sahil Yolu 12 Ahirkapi Fatih Istan, Istanbul, Turkey, TR 34400

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.1 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    29.9 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    300 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.9 km
  • Aksaray
    2.9 km
Restaurants
  • Giritli Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    90 m
  • Balikci Sabahattin (cuisine: Turkish)
    160 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulBest Western Citadel Hotel

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

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