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Hotel Empress Zoe

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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pretty hotel. Super nice staff and amazing garden. You can book this hotel without thinking twice . It is clean and the breakfast is very good. It’s also one of the only authentic place in this part of town.

Thank Samuel T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a week in April. The hotel itself is labyrinthine and built on an old hamman. It is decorated very tastefully, and has a lovely lush garden area (an oasis amidst the bustling Sultanahmet area). It also has a beautiful rooftop area with...More

Thank Divya M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I thought we'd wrap up our European travels with a few days in Istanbul, staying in the panoramic penthouse suite. My husband, who is ill, suddenly got much worse early into our travels. By the time we got to Istanbul, we realised...More

Thank TravelerJO2014
Response from annnevans1, Owner at Hotel Empress ZoeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Traveller Jo for your very kind review. I am sorry that your husband was ill during your trip but very glad that we found a perfect alternative suite for you. I hope that your husband is feeling much better. We all hope that...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This month during Spring Break, after determining that we did want to visit Nepal, for personal reasons, we decided to visit Istanbul. We chose the Empress Zoe as the description of unique rooms and boutique appealed to our taste. We were not disappointed and we...More

Thank Allan N
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I must have looked at several hotels when planning my trip to Istanbul, but I kept coming back to the Hotel Empress Zoe. The pictures are not the same as being there, as the ambiance and atmosphere is inviting and beautiful in architecture and design....More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$ 77 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#72 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#164 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 77 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#72 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#164 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Muna A
24 July 2017|
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Response from Yasmin Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do :)
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hikergirl11
9 November 2015|
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Response from annnevans1 | Property representative |
Hello, I am Ann, the owner of Hotel Empress Zoe. Three of our standard doubles have balconies. The special top floor double has a terrace. If a balcony is important to you then you need to specify that need when you reserve... More
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tmhslxp
23 October 2015|
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Response from annnevans1 | Property representative |
Yes, I have always felt very safe walking around Sultanahmet. On Novemger 1st we have elections and it is best to avoid political rallies but it is very easy to do that. Rallies are not held in Sultanahmet anyway. Pls feel... More
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"Pick one of the higher floors on the main building for brighter rooms."
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"Try to get one of the suites. The Penthouse Suite is very good."
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"Both suites had bedroom view of outside road which was quiet when we were there, and garden view from the..."
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"No elevator"
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