Top 5 Hotels near Istanbul Airport
Istanbul’s new airport is located relatively far from the city center, at a 40km distance from Taksim Square. However, the accommodation options near the new aviation hub are numerous and meet the needs and interests of the traveling public. The top 5 choices for your stay nearby Istanbul International Airport, according to the customers’ reviews and the offered amenities are as follows:
1. YOTEL Istanbul Airport – YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport
The two airport hotels inside Istanbul Airport are undoubtedly your first and most convenient accommodation option. What’s better than checking in at a hotel immediately after getting off the plane and taking a rest during your downtime at the airport? YOTEL has two airport hotels inside the new airport, one (YOTEL Istanbul Airport – Landside) situated before the passport control and the other (YOTELAIR) in the duty-free area. Elegant rooms with full equipment and Smart Beds (the signature beds of YOTEL which easily transform from sofa to bed and vice versa), restaurants, gym, and meeting rooms will provide a cozy environment for your stay. Daily and hourly bookings are also available.
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2. Kemer Country Hotel, Kemerburgaz
Kemer Country Hotel is a 5-star hotel located only 15km from Istanbul Airport. The hotel is located in a peaceful landscape environment and provides top facilities such as mini-golf, tennis courts, yoga lessons, a spa, and fitness rooms. Free Wi-Fi is of course further provided while the hotel rooms are charmingly furnished and fully equipped. Guests can also enjoy excellent culinary experiences at the hotel’s restaurant as well as refreshing drinks at the bar.
3. Istanbul Airport Durusu Club Hotel, Arnavutköy
Durusu Club Hotel is an adorable hotel in the Istanbul countryside. Located in a serene landscape, Durusu Hotel offers the absolute lodging experience. Modern-decorated rooms with all the amenities, a restaurant with delicious dishes, a bar (the Su Bar) with unique drink choices and a wine house for wine lovers are a few of the hotel’s facilities. Indoor and outdoor swimming pools are also at your disposal while guests can enjoy hiking, horse riding, and cycling experiences in the surrounding area. And above all, Durusu Hotel is one of the closest to the new Istanbul Airport accommodation options. Only 14km from the new airport, Durusu Club Hotel also offers airport transfer services.
4. Park Inn by Radisson Istanbul Airport, Odayeri
Park Inn by Radisson Istanbul Airport is one of the latest additions to the “Radisson Hotels family”. The 4-star hotel provides a luxurious experience with rooms full of colors, excellent gastronomic choices (the Garden Restaurant uses basically only local products), and top drinking options at the Lobby Lounge. Furthermore, 4 spacious, state-of-art meeting rooms are also offered as well as a fitness center. The hotel is situated only 15km from Istanbul Airport and you will only need 10 minutes to reach it by car.
5. Hampton by Hilton Istanbul Kayasehir Hotel, Başakşehir
Hampton by Hilton Istanbul Kayasehir Hotel, a member of the famous Hilton hotel brand, is conveniently located 16km from the new aviation hub. Cozy, modern rooms with all the necessary amenities, a fitness room, a flavorful restaurant, and a charming bar allow the hotel’s guests to enjoy their stay. The 3-star hotel is a guaranteed choice for a pleasant and affordable stay.
Top 5 Hotels in Istanbul
The city which combines perfectly the modern West and the oriental East has an extremely wide range of accommodation possibilities to suit all tastes and pockets. Decide which Istanbul area is ideal for you, which hotel style would you prefer, and according to your budget, choose the perfect lodging to enjoy your stay in Istanbul. Here are 5 of the most promising accommodation choices in the heart of the city:
1. Ibrahim Pasha Hotel, Sultanahmet
Centrally located in the famous Sultanahmet area, Ibrahim Pasha Hotel is only a heartbeat away from Blue Mosque, Haghia Sofia and Topkapi Palace. Coziness is the keyword when describing this hotel. Comfy rooms with floor heating, a homey lounge, and a restful library, all decorated in an oriental-modern style, will make you feel at ease while the view of the roof-top terrace is simply unforgettable. Airport shuttle services can also be provided.
2. Witt Istanbul Hotel, Beyoglu
Witt Istanbul Hotel isn’t a low-cost choice, however, its location, nearby Taksim Square, and only minutes away from the commercial Istiklal Caddesi, as well as its tasteful interior design with contemporary and vintage touches attract tourists and gain loyal fans. The boutique hotel has elegant rooms with full equipment and balconies and a relaxing bar with books, DVDs, and a Mac for guests’ use. Last but not least, the roof garden with the amazing Bosphorus view is the capstone of the hotel experience.
3. Sumahan on the Water Üsküdar
The luxurious hotel is lying on the Asian side of Istanbul, a much calmer and less tourist area of the city. The hotel has state-of-art decoration and provides six different categories of rooms. Nevertheless, no matter the type, all the rooms have an incredible view of the Bosphorus, often making the guests feel like being on a boat. Choosing Sumahan on the Water for your stay will further give you the chance to enjoy its fitness center and wellness center (providing from traditional Turkish hammam to rejuvenating massages), plan a business event using the hotel’s meeting rooms, unwind at the plentiful library or taste the delicious plates of the Waterfront Restaurant.
4. Pera Palace Hotel, Beyoglu
Pera Palace Hotel is actually a historical place. Built in 1892, the hotel has accommodated significant personalities through the years. Everything here is one-of-a-kind. The combination of an elegant spa center, a sufficient gym, and sumptuous rooms with the hand-picked, experienced and hospitable staff guarantee a top-quality experience while the breathtaking view of the Golden Horn is an additional plus. What’s more, Agatha Restaurant, the inside-the-hotel restaurant, offers guests an authentic oriental culinary delight and Oriental Bar is one of the city’s most prominent places. At Kubbeli Lounge, you will appreciate a typical English tea with piano accompaniment while at Patisserie de Pera, you will get “a French touch” by savoring delicious French confectionery. Just as importantly, Pera Palace may not be low-priced but the cost is surprisingly affordable considering the amenities offered.
5. Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet
Four Seasons is an undoubtedly expensive option, however, it is totally worth the expense thanks to its ideal location (in the heart of the European side of Istanbul with the vicinity to all the prime attractions, such as Haghia Sophia, and Blue Mosque. Topkapi Palace, etc.) and its high-standards services. The hotel’s personnel are as much friendly as professional while the rooms are luxurious, decorated in a classical Ottoman style. The glass pavilion in the garden, also oriental-inspired, provides gastronomic delicacies all day long. In fact, it is well known for its Sunday brunch. Moreover, A’YA Lounge, on the rooftop, offers an unimaginable view of every direction of the city while the wellness center of the hotel provides top-notch services and treatments.