Kalyon Hotel - Istanbul

Sahilyolu No:34, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122  show map
 4 stars
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Kalyon Hotel - Istanbul

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Valet 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

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Verified Reviews:

  • Rooms large - Great bathrooms - Bed was quite hard - No free airport shuttle
  • Close to blue mosque - Rooms are good - Food is excellent - No gym or spa
  • Staff was very friendly - Restaurant was fine - Great terrace - View on bosporus
  • Short walk to the major sites - Free wifi - Breakfast was plentiful - Service needs to improve
  • Fantastic hotel - Location is excellent - Great view of the sea - Good value for money

Overview

The contemporary 4-star Kalyon Hotel features airport transfer, 24-hour security and shopping service. Since 1967, it has been hosting guests in the center of Istanbul.

The hotel’s superb location offers quick access to New Mosque, Sehzade Mehmet Mosque and Galata Tower. Guests will find Istanbul city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

This hotel is placed in Old City Sultanahmet district, known for a museum, a palace and a mosque.

Cankurtaran train station is 10 minutes' walking distance from the hotel. Guests can reach Ataturk airport within 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

There are 110 beautiful rooms appointed with a mini bar, a laptop safe, individual climate control, music system and a DVD player. The hotel offers panoramic views of the Marmara Sea from the guestrooms. Room facilities include an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers as well as a pillow-top mattress, feather pillows and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

A rich buffet breakfast is served every morning. Live music and a terrace are provided in the Bouquet bar. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Ferman Hotel Terrace Restaurant and Armada Terrace Restaurant are about 150 meters from the property.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs EUR 14 per person per night. 

Services

There are a free private car park, a designated smoking area and a lift at guests' disposal.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   110.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Executive/club floor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 35 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Sahilyolu No:34, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    500 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.1 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.0 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    400 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.9 km
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.9 km
Restaurants
  • Giritli Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    60 m
  • AhirikapiBalikcisi (cuisine: Turkish)
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    110

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Rooms and availability

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    Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 15 m²
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        Size: 50 m²
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          Size: 38 m²
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            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 35 m²
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              Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
              Size: 29 m²
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                Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
                Size: 24 m²
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Kalyon Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Sahilyolu No:34, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Istanbul
                    500 m
                  Airports
                  • Ataturk (IST)
                    14.1 km
                  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                    30.0 km
                  Train Stations
                  • Cankurtaran Train Station
                    400 m
                  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
                    800 m
                  Underground stations
                  • Aksaray
                    2.9 km
                  • Sishane Metro Station
                    2.9 km
                  Restaurants
                  • Giritli Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
                    60 m
                  • AhirikapiBalikcisi (cuisine: Turkish)
                    100 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  12 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2008
                  • Number of rooms:
                    110

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 400 m

                  Places of interest

                  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami) - 400 m
                  • Mosquée Bleue - 400 m
                  • La fontaine Ahmet III - 500 m
                  • Hippodrome - 500 m
                  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 600 m
                  • Le milliaire d'Or - 600 m
                  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 600 m
                  • Saint Sophia - 600 m
                  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa - 700 m
                  • Petite Sainte Sophie - 700 m
                  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 700 m

                  Train stations

                  • Cankurtaran Train Station - 300 m
                  • Sultanahmet Tram Station - 700 m

                  Monuments and Landmarks

                  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan - 500 m
                  • Roman Hippodrome - 500 m
                  • Hagia Sophia - 600 m
                  • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque - 700 m
                  • Hagia Irene - 700 m
                  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque - 700 m

                  Museums

                  • Media Museum - 800 m

                  Local attractions

                  • Isbank Museum - 1.6 km
                    Hobyar mah Bankacilar Cad no 2, Istanbul
                  • Museum of Calligraphy - 1.7 km
                    Bayezit Meydani, Istanbul
                  • Suleymaniye Mosque - 2.0 km
                    Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
                  • New Mosque - 1.7 km
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                  • Istanbul University - 1.8 km
                    Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul

                  Near the hotel

                  • Sultanahmet District - 110 m
                    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                  • Blue Mosque - 550 m
                    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque - 400 m
                    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
                  • Arap Camii - 420 m
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                  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church - 630 m
                    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                  • Akbiyik Street - 250 m
                    Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
                  • Besiktas - 420 m
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                  Restaurants nearby

                  • Giritli Restaurant - 60 m

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

                    73% likes this, based on 199 reviews
                    Cuisine: Turkish

                  • Ahirkapi balikcisi - 110 m

                    Address: Kerestaci Hakki Sokak No 46

                    85% likes this, based on 19 reviews
                    Cuisine: Turkish

                  • Balikci Sabahattin - 190 m

                    Address: Seyit Hasan - Cankurtaran
                    Phone: 02124581824

                    55% likes this, based on 422 reviews
                    Cuisine: Turkish
                    Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 78

                  • AhirikapiBalikcisi - 100 m

                    Address: Keresteci Hakki Sokak 38, Cankurtaran/Ahirkapi

                    75% likes this, based on 42 reviews
                    Cuisine: Turkish

                  • Armada Terrace Restaurant - 130 m

                    Address: Ahirkapi Sok. No:24, Cankurtaran
                    Phone: 90-212-4554455

                    77% likes this, based on 108 reviews
                    Cuisine: Turkish

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  12 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2008
                  • Number of rooms:
                    110

                  Hotel Awards

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                  Kalyon Hotel Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kalyon Hotel

                  Average guest rating

                  8.0out of 10
                  Fabulous
                  Based on 576 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Location
                  7.7
                  Rooms
                  8.0
                  Service
                  7.4
                  Value
                  8.7
                  Dining
                  10.0

                  Guest reviews

                  • Couple
                    5.4

                    Windows of most rooms face major high way with heavy traffic. Too noisy if they don't install sound proof widows. Also, given proximity to the sea, chances of waking up to loud noise of motor fishing boats at 5am is almost guaranteed.

                  • Older travelers
                    7.0

                    Location

                    Room walls paper thin could hear everything next door! Staff sometimes dismissive. Not power outlets available had to unplug TV. Shower very small space

                  • Couple
                    5.4

                    Staff was professional and easy to communicate with. Nice stylish lobby and terrace (though we did not try the food). Well-stocked mini-bar and decent room amenities for the price. Also a reliable wifi connection (which not every hotel can boast).

                    We had to check out after two nights and move to another hotel because the bed was extremely uncomfortable. Not only could we feel the spring and wires but the mattress itself was as hard as a plank of wood. It was a painful experience and, though we were offered some sort of "bed softener", we were not prepared to risk another night of this. Also, the location was not the most convenient. If you're looking for a waterfront hotel then it's fine, but if you're here for the sights of Sultanahmet and the Bazaar you should know that it's a 10-minute up-hill walk. Perhaps it was our fault, but we always had trouble finding our way back to the hotel's inconspicuous back entrance and so the walk back to the hotel turned into a long walk across the beach front to the hotel's main entrance. Finally, breakfast is not included but instead costs a hugely-overpriced 14 euros per person.

                  • Couple
                    9.2

                    A very organised facility with excellent staff

                  • Couple
                    9.2

                    Great location, near the main city attracts, Comfortably big room space, variety of breakfast buffet in the terras overlooking the sea with wonderful sights, friendly staff, great Marmara sea view, I would defiantly come back to Kalyon Hotel and recommend it to others.

                    1- the TV chanels was limited with only three English speaking channels, the rest were all turkish. 2- they don't have Airport transfer service to and from Sabiha Gokcen Airport.

                  • Couple
                    7.4

                    Good location (max 10 min walk from St Sofia and Blue Mosque), nice room but really not "typical". Seems more a business hotel than a lesiure one.

                    Because of the traffic on the road in front of the hotel, rooms with sea wiew and restaurant are quite noisy. Friendly staff but not very efficient : we had to ask at least 5 times for an iron and a board...

                  • Couple
                    8.2

                    Great ocean view from the room. Breakfast was delicious and very rich in variety.

                    Some noises of cars crossing by the main road when you open the window during the day.

                  • Single
                    8.8

                    Everything was ok in hotel except breakfast. ;; breakfast was not included in the price. And the price of the breakfast was extremly high. As 15 euro . this wonderful hotel is the first hotel I ve ever seen that serves breakfast with an additional price. And be careful . by direct booking via phone ,they give the price excluding 18 % vat. And at the bill you would see an additional 18% vat .

                  • Group of friends
                    7.4

                    Friendly staff , closed to both sea and shopping Moreover in the heart of the best historical area where the biggest religion area Thanks

                  • Couple
                    6.6

                    Location ,stafe very frindly

                    The bed was not comfort , There is no sound prevention between the rooms , There is no variety in the breakfast .

                  • Couple
                    6.2

                    Doors from one room to another - it's terrible to listen how someone sneeze in next room

                  • Group of friends
                    9.2

                    Great location on the Marmara Sea and walking distance to so much in Old Sultanahmet...great service from the front desk with suggestions and directions.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.2

                    A very pleasent environment, wonderful staff which acted immediatly if there was something they could help with. Also helpful with organising sightseeing, etc. A good location, short distance to walk to intersting places. A very nice view to the seaside.

                    It is not a certain negative point but it is a bit noisy between the rooms, if somebody puts on the television in the next room it is easy to hear.

                  • Group of friends
                    10.0

                    Excellent location for walking to the main attractions of Istanbul. Hotel location close to and room overlooking the Bosphorus. Excellent food and service. Very helpful staff. Well appointed. Thoroughly recommended.

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    I could not fault this property. I could not believe that it is only a 4 star rating as to me it was a 5 star plus. The staff were very helpful and friendly - especially in the restaurant. The rooms were spotless and we had a fantastic view across the Marama sea.

                    I could not fault this hotel.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Kalyon Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Sahilyolu No:34, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Istanbul
                    500 m
                  Airports
                  • Ataturk (IST)
                    14.1 km
                  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                    30.0 km
                  Train Stations
                  • Cankurtaran Train Station
                    400 m
                  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
                    800 m
                  Underground stations
                  • Aksaray
                    2.9 km
                  • Sishane Metro Station
                    2.9 km
                  Restaurants
                  • Giritli Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
                    60 m
                  • AhirikapiBalikcisi (cuisine: Turkish)
                    100 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  12 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2008
                  • Number of rooms:
                    110

                  Hotel Awards

                  TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulKalyon Hotel

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

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