My Favorite Boutique Hotels in Istanbul

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Updated: August 13, 2020
By Santorini Dave

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The Best Boutique Hotels in Istanbul

1. Hotel Ibrahim Pasha

Hotel Ibrahim Pasha in Istanbul, Turkey.
Hotel phone: +90 212 518 0395
Modern and elegant, this wonderful boutique hotel is conveniently located close to several top attractions in the old town. The comfortable rooms feature a pleasant mix of traditional Turkish decor and modern amenities and include complimentary breakfast. A beautiful rooftop terrace and bar with views of the Blue Mosque, a friendly host, and a very helpful concierge add to the experience, and several restaurants, bars, shops, and attractions are nearby.
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2. Witt Istanbul Hotel

Witt Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.
Hotel phone: +90 212 293 1500
This trendy and modern all-suite hotel offers great views of the old town, Bosphorus, and Marmara sea, especially from its beautiful roof garden. The chic apartments are comfortable functional, spacious, and luxuriously-furnished with modern amenities and marble bathrooms, and some even have small kitchens. A generous home-cooked breakfast is served every morning, and the hotel is a short walk away from a tram stop and several dining, drinking, and shopping options.
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3. Tomtom Suites Hotel

Tomtom Suites Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.
Hotel phone: +90 212 292 4949
Set in a historic nunnery, this boutique all-suite hotel exudes neoclassical charm and modern flair in a sophisticated Beyoglu neighborhood. The bright and luxurious accommodations are very spacious and feature wooden floors, marble bathrooms with jacuzzis, and lots of modern amenities. The top-floor restaurant and bar offer an excellent menu and stunning views, and the service is exemplary.
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4. Pera Palace Hotel

Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.
Hotel phone: +90 212 377 4000
Istanbul’s first luxury hotel is historic, opulent, and a favorite of luminaries even after more than a century. Original decor such as mahogany, wrought iron elevator, and majestic chandeliers complement the comfortable rooms featuring historic memorabilia, balconies, modern comforts, and marble bathrooms. Two restaurants, a bar, tea lounge, patisserie, gym, beautiful spa, on-site parking, proximity to the metro and tram, and an excellent location are additional benefits of staying here.
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5. Hotel Empress Zoe

Hotel Empress Zoe in Istanbul, Turkey.
Hotel phone: +90 212 518 2504
Boutique hotel with history and charm, Empress Zoe is a serene oasis in the center of Sultanahmet. The rooms are unique, comfortable, colorful, and feature delightful Turkish decor; some even have little terraces or hamam-style bathrooms. Superlative extras include a quaint little garden where breakfast can be enjoyed, a rooftop terrace with fantastic views, and extremely friendly service – all just steps away from the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and many restaurants, bars, and shops.
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