Avicenna Hotel - Istanbul

Mimar Mehmet Aga Caddesi Amiral Tafdil Sokak, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
 4 stars
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Avicenna Hotel - Istanbul

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Verified Reviews:

  • Area is full of charm - Resturant food ok - Paper thin walls - Value for money
  • Rooms are too small - Bathroom was very nice - Great clean beds - Shuttle from airport
  • Great service facilities - Quite overpriced - Nice restaurant with a terrace - Lovely views
  • Real find in sultanahmet - Convenient to tourist sites - Hotel was clean - Breakfast was fine
  • Room was fine - Staff with excellent english - Great value - Definitely recommend

Overview

Avicenna is an excellent hotel offering views over Hagia Sophia Museum, Spice Bazaar and Topkapi Palace and featuring a rooftop terrace, a courtyard and a library. Founded in 1990, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2007.

The hotel boasts major location not far from a museum, a palace and a mosque as well as parks and a river. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

Avicenna Hotel is within a 15-minute drive to Ataturk airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 48 individual rooms equipped with a minibar, wireless internet, ironing facilities, a laptop-size safe and central heating and featuring a fantastic view over the sea. Some rooms feature views over Gulhane Park and the Marmara Sea. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring a bathtub, a shower and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the restaurant. The hotel has a panoramic restaurant serving Turkish meals. Sipsi bar is available on site. Guests can dine in Ferman Hotel Terrace Restaurant and The Cozy Garden Istanbul located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

Offering bicycle and car rental services, Avicenna Hotel induces guests to explore the area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   48.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Halal food

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fireplace in room

Bathroom

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

Media

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

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of EUR 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 12 may stay at the price of EUR 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

Mimar Mehmet Aga Caddesi Amiral Tafdil Sokak, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    300 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    14.0 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.1 km
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    300 m
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    600 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.8 km
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.8 km
Restaurants
  • Dubb Ethnic Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
    30 m
  • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    48

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 22 m²
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  • Air conditioning
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    Elegant Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 19 m²
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      Bed type: Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 22 m²
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Avicenna Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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        Hotel Address:

        Mimar Mehmet Aga Caddesi Amiral Tafdil Sokak, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Istanbul
          300 m
        Airports
        • Ataturk (IST)
          14.0 km
        • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
          30.1 km
        Train Stations
        • Cankurtaran Train Station
          300 m
        • Sultanahmet Tram Station
          600 m
        Underground stations
        • Aksaray
          2.8 km
        • Sishane Metro Station
          2.8 km
        Restaurants
        • Dubb Ethnic Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
          30 m
        • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
          100 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          48

        Hotel Awards

        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulAvicenna Hotel

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        Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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        Avicenna Hotel Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Blue Mosque - 200 m
        • Basilica Cistern - 500 m

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 200 m

        Places of interest

        • Mosquée Bleue - 200 m
        • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami) - 300 m
        • Hippodrome - 300 m
        • La fontaine Ahmet III - 400 m
        • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 400 m
        • Saint Sophia - 400 m
        • Le milliaire d'Or - 400 m
        • Petite Sainte Sophie - 500 m
        • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 500 m
        • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 500 m
        • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa - 600 m

        Train stations

        • Cankurtaran Train Station - 200 m
        • Sultanahmet Tram Station - 500 m

        Shopping areas

        • Media Museum - 600 m

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan - 300 m
        • Roman Hippodrome - 400 m
        • Hagia Sophia - 400 m
        • Hagia Irene - 600 m
        • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque - 600 m
        • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque - 600 m

        Local attractions

        • New Mosque - 1.5 km
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        • Istanbul University - 1.7 km
          Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul
        • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque - 1.9 km
          Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
        • Museum of Calligraphy - 1.5 km
          Bayezit Meydani, Istanbul
        • Suleymaniye Mosque - 1.8 km
          Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul

        Near the hotel

        • Sultanahmet District - 110 m
          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
        • Akbiyik Street - 80 m
          Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
        • Besiktas - 260 m
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        • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque - 280 m
          Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
        • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) - 490 m
          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
        • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii) - 410 m
          Sultanahmet, Istanbul
        • Arap Camii - 260 m
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        Restaurants nearby

        • Dubb Ethnic Restaurant - 30 m

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

          74% likes this, based on 226 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian

        • Ferman Hotel Terrace Restaurant - 20 m

          Address: Amiral Tafdil Sok. Ferman Hotel No:37
          Phone: 4589993

          85% likes this, based on 9 reviews
          Cuisine: International

        • Obelisk Restaurant - 40 m

          Address: A.Tafdil Sokak No 17/19
          Phone: 90 212 5177173

          86% likes this, based on 13 reviews
          Cuisine: Turkish

        • Cafe Rumist - 100 m

          Address: Akbiyik Caddesi No:5
          Phone: 902124586641

          72% likes this, based on 637 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Turkish
          Price Range: CAD 18 - CAD 53

        • Balikci Sabahattin - 90 m

          Address: Seyit Hasan - Cankurtaran
          Phone: 02124581824

          52% likes this, based on 431 reviews
          Cuisine: Turkish
          Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 135

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          48

        Hotel Awards

        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulAvicenna Hotel

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

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        Avicenna Hotel Reviews

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

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 74 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        10.0
        Value
        8.0

        Guest reviews

        • Group of friends
          4.2

          Good location with lovely bar overlooking the sea. Well positioned for the old town and main tourist sites.

          When we arrived they claimed we’d only booked single rooms, rather than the doubles stated on our paperwork. It took an hour of complaining before they finally found us the rooms we’d booked.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          It was in a very good location and the staff were very friendly and extremely helpul with every challenge we presented.It was a nicely designed hotel with some interesting touches.The illuminated headboards being a prime example.

          Despite being well designed the maintainance of the rear exterior paintwork was unfortunate.Also whilst a small balcony was a bonus the nearby residents houses we immediately overlooked could be off putting for some.Particularly the kitchen chimney opposite which belched out smoke time from time.Having said that it did connect us to the reality and ethnicity of Istanbul.

        • Couple
          10.0

          Nice position and very nice hotel. Common terrace on the Bosphorus and private terrace on the Blue Mosque were awesome

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          We loved our room, on the first floor old building with little balcony. Lovely views. Staff very friendly and pleasant. Good sound proofing with neighbours. Great terrace and good restaurant upstairs. Excellent breakfast.

          Tiny bathroom, we did not mind, but large people might. Trains very close and noisy at the rear ( where the best views are) so people should be told to take ear plugs as we did and were fine.

        • Family with children
          7.8

          Very helpful reception staff. Attentive to some minor requests I made. Very nice location for seeing major tourist sites.

          We were assigned a room on the ground floor with the sole view being that of an adjacent building that was decrepit and uninhabitable. "Hot" foods at breakfast were cold.

        • Family with children
          8.2

          The freindliness and helpful nature of the staff. A very good breakfast and willingness to accommodate us in the type of room that suited our requirements

          Better air conditioning in the very hot month of August

        • Group of friends
          8.2

          Excellent location, delicious breakfast, polite stuff with professional attitude.

          The room was a bit too small.

        • Couple
          7.8

          Excellent staff - helped us with our airport transfer and provided breakfast at 3AM, good location, comfortable stay in great location.

          Smallish rooms, no lift for those who need it.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          in a very convenient location for many major sights. staff friendly and helpful, excellent breakfast choice

          rather close to railway line, so noisy trains, this was not mentioned

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          Staff were very friendly and helpful. Hotel was well locate next to main sites and restaurants. The hotel is nice and clean with a lovely breakfast room.

          The hotel is located close to a railway line which was a bit noisy especially when the balcony door is open. I'd advise people to bring their ear plugs. I had mine and managed to get a good sleep but without them I think it would have been a struggle. The breakfast is pretty average too. There isn't much choice with cereal, bread or fruit although what is there is well presented and fresh. The bathroom shower is very small but we had no tub. Rooms with tubs might have more elbow room.

        • Couple
          7.8

          The front desk staff are very nice and friendly. The hotel location are perfect.

          We booked a room king size bed and they give us a two twin beds. We are celebreating 15 years wedding.

        • Single
          5.4

          The location was brilliant.

          It's rather outdated, and small. I paid for one that is supposedly one of the better rooms, but it was still small. Whatever it lacks, it makes up for in location.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          Good location in city centre, helpful staff. Free shuttle service from the airport because I stayed at the hotel for a week.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The position of the Avicenna was superb, the staff were friendly and helpful we would highly recommend this hotel.

        • Couple
          8.2

          Great breakfast, nice rooms, fantastic location, friendly/helpful staff.

          Rooms are a bit small and in some it is almost impossible to use the batchroom. Also, the train runs behind the hotel so rooms in the back hear the train now and then.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Avicenna Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Mimar Mehmet Aga Caddesi Amiral Tafdil Sokak, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Istanbul
          300 m
        Airports
        • Ataturk (IST)
          14.0 km
        • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
          30.1 km
        Train Stations
        • Cankurtaran Train Station
          300 m
        • Sultanahmet Tram Station
          600 m
        Underground stations
        • Aksaray
          2.8 km
        • Sishane Metro Station
          2.8 km
        Restaurants
        • Dubb Ethnic Restaurant (cuisine: Indian)
          30 m
        • Cafe Rumist (cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European)
          100 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of rooms:
          48

        Hotel Awards

        TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulAvicenna Hotel

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

        Use Badge