Armada Old City Hotel - Istanbul

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Ahirkapi Street No. 24 Cankurtaran, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122  show map
 4 stars
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Armada Old City Hotel - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Editorial review:

Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel shouts comfort, with fresh flowers and a pond of tortoises to greet its visitors. Rooms are well appointed. The better rooms come with a view of the sea. Even though the location is not ideal, it would take ten minutes to walk to Sultanahmet. The hotel’s best asset is the Teras Restaurant which has a great view and is pleasant. Check before you book because room rates vary a great deal.

Verified Reviews:

  • Wifi is free and fast - Free parking area - Atm on site - Smallish rooms - No gym
  • Hotel is charming - Good rooms - Modern bathroom - Turtle pool in the lobby
  • Delightful penthouse atrium - Excellent terrace restaurant - Recommend the hotel
  • Expansive lobby cafe with a pool - Astonishing views of the sea - Good staff
  • In the heart of the old city - Delicious breakfast - Very reasonable price - Will be back again

Overview

Armada Old City is a 4-star hotel offering a classic accommodation not far from Gulhane Park, Taksim Square and Istanbul Modern. The charming hotel is set in an organic building in the heart of Istanbul.

The magnificent location makes monuments, a basilica and a palace easily reachable. Guests can get to Istanbul city center, which is 1 km away.

Such shopping places as a bazaar and shops are a few steps from the property.

Armada Old City Hotel lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Ataturk airport.

Rooms

Guests of Armada Old City Hotel can make use of a minibar, cable television, wireless internet, blackout curtains and a trouser press. Most of the rooms offer a breathtaking view of the sea. In-room self-catering facilities include an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a delicious buffet breakfast is served. Guests can wine and dine at the panoramic restaurant, featuring special Turkish cuisine. The hotel invites guests to the Terrace bar to relax with a drink. The property is set in Fatih district, within about 5 minutes' walk of Cankurtaran ibb tesisleri and The Byzantium Terrace that serve delectable meals.

Services

Guests are welcome to use free parking, a cash machine and a designated smoking area for general purposes and computers, a banqueting hall and a meeting room for business needs.

Relax

A rooftop terrace, a library and a tea room are offered for guests' comfort.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Gay friendly
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Ahirkapi Street No. 24 Cankurtaran, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.2 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    29.9 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    200 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.8 km
  • Aksaray
    2.9 km
Restaurants
  • Balikci Sabahattin (cuisine: Turkish)
    130 m
  • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Turkish)
    230 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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Rooms and availability

Armada Old City Hotel photos Room
Standard Single Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • In-room safe
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Electronic key card
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Hi-Fi
Room Description:

Standard|Advance Purchase Standard + Breakfast

Standard King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Bedding:Twin bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
Room Description:

Standard|Standard King (sole use)

Armada Old City Hotel photos Room
Standard Triple Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    3 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
Room Description:

Standard|Triple Room - With Breakfast. Standard-Bed & Breakfast-Standard

Armada Old City Hotel photos Room
Superior Single Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • In-room safe
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Electronic key card
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Hi-Fi
Room Description:

Superior|Advance Purchase Superior + Breakfast

Superior King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
Armada Old City Hotel photos Room
Superior Triple Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
Room Description:

Double room with child extra bed (3-12 yrs)

Deluxe Room
Water view
  • Room size:

    30 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room - Breakfast included

Armada Old City Hotel photos Room
Deluxe King Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV

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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
  • La fontaine Ahmet III400 m
  • Mosquée Bleue400 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or500 m
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)500 m
  • Saint Sophia500 m
  • Hippodrome500 m
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours600 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours600 m
  • Petite Sainte Sophie700 m
  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa800 m

Train stations

  • Cankurtaran Train Station100 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station600 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 400 m
  • Hagia Sophia500 m
  • Roman Hippodrome500 m
  • Hagia Irene600 m
  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath800 m

Museums

  • Archäologisches Museum700 m
  • Media Museum700 m
  • Archeological 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 Mosque1.6 km
    Eminonu IstanbulTurkey
  • Istanbul University1.8 km
    Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Sultanahmet District60 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Akbiyik Street230 m
    Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
  • Besiktas430 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque450 m
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 540 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Blue Mosque 580 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii430 m
    IstanbulTurkey

Restaurants nearby

  • Balikci Sabahattin130 m

    Address: Seyit Hasan - Cankurtaran
    Phone: 02124581824

    54% likes this, based on 420 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: CAD 39 - CAD 125

  • Cankurtaran ibb tesisleri90 m

    70% likes this, based on 31 reviews

  • The Byzantium Terrace110 m

    Address: Cankurtaran Mah

    76% likes this, based on 62 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Albura Kathisma230 m

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

    80% likes this, based on 1042 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: CAD 11 - CAD 51

  • Aloran Cafe & Restaurant190 m

    Address: Cankurtaran Mah. Akbiyik Cad. Adliye Sok. No.11
    Phone: +90 4588528

    78% likes this, based on 788 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: CAD 17 - CAD 60

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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Armada Old City Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Armada Old City Hotel

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 225 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    It has wonderful double views of the Sea of Marmara on one side and the Blue Mosque on the other, with Aya Sophia rather further away, but still a spectacle from the roof terrace. It's within 300 yards of Cankurtaran train station on the domestic line (every 20 mins to Sirkeci mainline station on the Golden Horn to access Bosphorus cruises and the modern tram through Sultanahmet). The hotel is around 10 mins walk (uphill) to the principal sights of Topaki Place, Aya Sophia, Blue Mosque and underground catacombs. It has an outstanding breakfast buffet in a really impressive rooftop restaurant in which we also dined very well indeed. Eating outside on the rooftop patio in the summer, with those views, must be a really memorable experience

    The external views of the hotel itself are bland and some would find the interior decor too understated. Our bathroom was small (but I did notice that some rooms had upgraded bathroms where glass walls helped to expand the feeling of space). Whilst we heard the call to prayer early each morning, this looks to be completely unavoidable in Istanbul and we certainly saw many, many hotels where the associated noise level would have been far more of a problem to light sleepers than at the Armada.

  • Couple
    7.0

    Fabulous terrace, and great breakfast. Very conveniently located, less than 5 minute walk from the main attractions.

    Hotel staff are generally not super polite, so do not expect smiles when you walk in.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Location. View from terrace. Food. Helpful staff

    Rooms rather small and noisy when wedding on terrace above

  • Couple
    7.4

    Great location, down the hill from Hagia Sophia/Topkapi area. Excellent breakfast buffet. Pleasant lobby with comfortable surroundings. Great views from terrace.

    There were multiple conventions and a wedding reception when we stayed. The hotel staff seemed to be preoccuppied and neglected the hotel guests. The hotel is in an area that gets much traffic in the afternoon/evening. The neighborhood ambiance around the hotel may put off some travellers; not "touristy" but average people living. Room views are lacking.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    I liked the breakfast there very much. It has a great variety of grains and exotic dried fruits. Besides, the location of the rooftop restaurant is just great !

    The internet. The wireless has some problem.

  • Single
    9.2

    The staff are excellent and the rooms are comfortable, attactive and quite spacious; however, take care not to get a room under the roof terrace. If there is a function on the roof terrace, rooms under the terrace can be unbearably noisy. Breakfast is great and the views of the mosques or the sea from the dining area are fabulous.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Location, panorama

    Breakfast is good. Rooms are clean and disigned in Turkish style. Very good location for visiting sights.

  • Single
    8.2

    Location, wi-fi, business breakfast

    Just a little high price

  • Couple
    9.2

    As the name indicates "old city" so I loved being in an area that had a lot of history and I could see it in every aspect of the hotel and the buildings surrounding it

    The bed matress wasn't comfortable and irreplaceable which caused back aches. The Internet in the room wasn't working well and took time to fix it

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Reasonably quiet: Close to the tourist attaractions and some good local restaurants: Pleasant view from hotel restaurant: Polite, efficient, friendly satff.

    Limited view from the windows: Noise intrusion from neighbouring rooms.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    i was very happy about the most affable reception staff and their friendly and personal service and advise. the roof terrace restaurant was excellent.

    1. they should have ATM machine service as the nearest machine is far away.

  • Couple
    6.6

    The location of the hotel, the value-for money accomodation in Istanbul, free wi-fi

    The refurbished superior room didnt meet my expectations and the fact that all non smoking room dont have a good sea view, since they are located in the corners of the hotel and not in the center. In addition, the breakfast could be better and different every day (after a point it was boring) and the staff could be more enthousiastic and friendlier.

  • Couple
    9.6

    The location, the kindness of the staff, the immaculate cleanness of the whole hotel

    Wlan didn't work properly during the whole stay.

  • Couple
    9.6

    clean and comfortable rooms, splendid rooftop terrace with view on both - sea on the south with sunrise and sunset and the highlghts of Istanbul - Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.. and not to forget copious buffet breakfast. feast everyday! Loved every minute of the stay

    Would have preferred to have more information from the front desk/lobby and in the room about the town and places to go.

  • Couple
    9.2

    In my opinion the hotel focuses on business people, cause there are seminar rooms as well as a business center, but that was totally ok with us. the room had a great size and it was 110% clean, as well as the bathroom! the breakfast is very local, we liked it but it could be that some "tourists" want to have the same breakfast as they do have at home and they might be dissapointed. I think it was great breakfast - even with fresh orange juice!

    the hotel is located in sultanahmed directly at the sea. you need to walk about 7 minutes to Haggia Sophia and the Blue Mosque as well as the metro station (right next to it). there are many hotels closer to the metrostation but way more expensive. so if you don't mind walking a few minutes, the armada is the hotel for you. only thing I did not like was the WLAN. it says it's available in every room and it wasn't in mine ;) but no problem for me going to the lobby and catch the emails there.

How to reach hotel

hotel Armada Old City Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Ahirkapi Street No. 24 Cankurtaran, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.2 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    29.9 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    200 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.8 km
  • Aksaray
    2.9 km
Restaurants
  • Balikci Sabahattin (cuisine: Turkish)
    130 m
  • Albura Kathisma (cuisine: Turkish)
    230 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    108

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulArmada Old City Hotel

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

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