Kaftan Hotel - Istanbul

Akbiyik Caddesi Amiral Tafdil Sokak Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey  show map
 3 stars
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Kaftan Hotel - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Welcome drink

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Steam bath

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Kaftan Hotel is placed in the historical center of Istanbul and offers barbeque grills and a library. This charming hotel was opened in 2008 and renovated in 2010.

Set in Beyazit district of Istanbul, around 20 minutes' walk from New Mosque. Guests will find Istanbul city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

The hotel is set next to a museum and a mosque.

Cankurtaran train station is swiftly reachable. Guests can reach Ataturk airport within 20 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The hotel's classic rooms are appointed with complimentary wireless internet, a laptop-compatible safe, pay TV, a closet and a trouser press. The rooms look on to the sea. For more comfort a bathtub, a shower and guest toiletries are provided.

Eat & Drink

Angel Blue offers Turkish dishes and lies 50 meters away.

Services

Guests can use bicycle and limousine rental services on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Steam bath
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Akbiyik Caddesi Amiral Tafdil Sokak Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.7 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    18.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    1400 ft
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2000 ft
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.7 mi
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Angel Blue
    100 ft
  • Ferman Hotel Terrace Restaurant (cuisine: International)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    20

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Rooms and availability

Kaftan Hotel photos Room
Budget Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Kaftan Hotel photos Room
Single Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Standart Double or Twin Room

Kaftan Hotel photos Room
Classic Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Kaftan Hotel photos Room
Family Room
  • Room size:

    410 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Dining table
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Room

Kaftan Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Popular areas

  • City Center700 ft

Places of interest

  • Mosquée Bleue700 ft
  • Hippodrome1000 ft
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)1000 ft
  • Le milliaire d'Or1400 ft
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours1700 ft
  • La fontaine Ahmet III1700 ft
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)1700 ft
  • Saint Sophia1700 ft
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours1700 ft
  • Petite Sainte Sophie1700 ft
  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa2000 ft

Train stations

  • Cankurtaran Train Station1000 ft
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 1000 ft
  • Roman Hippodrome1400 ft
  • Hagia Sophia1700 ft
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque2000 ft
  • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque2000 ft

Museums

  • Media Museum2000 ft

Local attractions

  • Museum of Calligraphy5000 ft
    Bayezit Meydani, Istanbul
  • Istanbul University1.0 mi
    Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul
  • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque1.2 mi
    Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
  • New Mosque5000 ft
    Eminonu IstanbulTurkey
  • Suleymaniye Mosque1.1 mi
    Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Sultanahmet District500 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 1800 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque900 ft
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii900 ft
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Blue Mosque 1300 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Akbiyik Street400 ft
    Akbiyik Street, Istanbul
  • Besiktas900 ft
    IstanbulTurkey

Restaurants nearby

  • Angel Blue100 ft

    Address: Baltalimani Mah. Baltalimani Cad. No:82
    Phone: 2292525

    82% likes this, based on 34 reviews

  • Defne Bar and Restaurant200 ft

    Address: Akbiyik Cad No. 54 Sultanahmet
    Phone: 0212 458 91 61

    73% likes this, based on 97 reviews
    Cuisine: International, Turkish

  • Dubb Ethnic Restaurant300 ft

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

    84% likes this, based on 221 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

  • Ferman Hotel Terrace Restaurant100 ft

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

    95% likes this, based on 31 reviews
    Cuisine: International

  • Mitani Cafe200 ft

    Address: Akbiyik Cadessi
    Phone: +902126387047

    73% likes this, based on 99 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 24

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    20

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Kaftan Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 184 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Very helpful staff and location! When I asked the reception manager how to get to the hotel, I received detailed description of 4 options of getting there. In terms of location, it is just a few minutes walk from the Blue Mosque, tram and train station (if you carry heavy luggage you'd be better of taking a taxi/shuttle arranged by the hotel). Excellent sea view from the upper floor breakfast room.

  • Couple
    5.0

    Good breakfast for Instabul. Nice staff. Good location.

    Very small rooms that need painting and redecoration. Very hard matresses. Not very clean. Expensive for what it offers.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    It was very near to the blue mosque and the Agia Sophia, and not too far from the tram. The roof top view from the breakfast area was super!

  • Couple
    9.2

    The staff was excellent and very friendly. The location was very good and I liked the Turkish breakfast with yogurt, olives, etc. It was a nice change from the usual hotel breakfast. The room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. Our towels were replaced daily and the prices were very good. Our shuttle to the airport didn't come, and when it was 15 minutes late we got worried and the man at the front desk called to find out it was full and not coming for us. Instead of leaving it to us to worry about, he immediately called a cab and we didn't have to pay for any additional costs, only the 10 euro we had paid for the shuttle. I was very impressed that he took the initiative and didn't make us fend for ourselves and mess our flight.

    We stayed at the satellite location a block or two away on a busier street with lots of restaurants and bars. The area was great for dinner and having things to do, but it was pretty noisy. The people above us could be heard very clearly on the hardwood floors when they walked, and if the restaurant downstairs from us was busy it was loud in our room. Maybe pack some earplugs, but all in all it was still a good hotel. It was nothing fancy and the room was very small, but I would stay there again.

  • Single
    8.2

    If i come to Istanbul next time, I'll stay this hotel

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    I stayed at the Kaftan hotel over the Easter holidays. I found staff very polite and always ready to give plenty of information. The hotel is centrally located and 5-minute walk from the major attractions (Blue Mosque and AYA SOFYA) and 10 minutes from the nearest tram station. We could basically walk everywhere. We just took the tram to go up to Taskim square and back to the airport. Rooms are quiet. I found very useful to have internet for free at the reception. The view from the breakfast room is amazing. I would definitely go back to the Kaftan Hotel.

    Rooms are really small. My friend and I shared a double bed, which just fit into the room. Bathroom is really small. Ideal if you go with your girlfriend/wife or with a very very good friend...there isn't much privacy. Breakfast is OKish...not much and pretty much the same every day. But it was filling...which is good if you expect walking all day visinting the beautiful monuments of Istanbul.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The location of the hotel is excellent near to the Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia. The customer service delivered by the staff was excellent also - they were always happy to meet your needs - their catchphrase being "everything is possible"

  • Family with children
    8.8

    We are a family with two little kids stayed at Kaftan from 24 to 27 June, 2011. When we arrived we noticed, that there were dozens of small hotels nearby, so it was not an easy to find Kaftan among them. We personally enjoyed our stay at Kaftan, it had small but very cozy room, so four of us were compactly placed. We enjoyed having a breakfast at the hotels terrace with the sea view, while observing boats in Marmara sea. But the most thing, that we liked was hotel personnel. They are all very kind and welcoming. I should mention, that Booked.net provides very good rates, because normal Kaftan hotel price was 70% higher.

  • Single
    9.2

    Proper and carefully service, clean and quiet family hotel. You can spend there some days and learn the city.

    No elevator that may be problem for some people

  • Group of friends
    3.8

    The best we did was when we moved to another hotel.... There was no balcony....very small rooms...The information on Booked.net was not what it said....If you are backpacker...and travelling alone or a couple who wants to share small bed...it`s ok price....No roof teracce...Sorry..No information that the shuttleservice cost 28 euros....one way....

  • Couple
    5.4

    Good location, small rooms with tv and fridge. Nothing special, basic but acceptable quality, breakfast ok

    No elevator - not comfortable to carry the baggage in the small stairs, the mosque is very close, might be too loud, some of the rooms are tiny

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Staff are very frıendly and helpful. Breakfast was very satısfyıng.

    The nearness to the raıl-lıne and the mınaret may be dısruptıve to some. We accustomed ourselves quıte quıckly.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    All staff were most helpful and most hospitable/polite and friendly. Made to feel welcome. Clean towels most days or when needed, room cleaned however late we let for the day. Access to heating (winter) as we needed. Very convenient for sightseeing/travel and in quiet location. Also very authentic. Cannot say anything other than excellent and such good value for money

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Nice location, friendly personnel.

    Rooms are really small; two beds, small wardrobe and night table could hardly fit in our double room. Our room also has a crack in shower under-pan (hence a lot of water on the floor after taking a shower), and it was not fixed.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Very friendly and welcoming staff, from those behind the desk to the chef who prepares breakfast. Excellent location, being around five minutes walk from the Blue Mosque and it was amazing to hear the call to prayer five times a day. There's also another mosque just around the corner (only 30 seconds away). The Sea of Marmara is a short 10 minute walk which is a really nice place to relax with your significant other half. It's also around 10 minutes to walk to the nearest tram stop (Sultanhamet) which we found to be the most convenient way to get about. You'll be amazed at how regular the services are and it only costs 1.75 Turkish Lira per person for each journey, which is less than 80p presently. Would recommend this hotel for sure.

    Booked double room, but they only had a twin room available when we arrived. Fortunately, in the end, it did work out quite well for us. You also have to remember it's a 3-star small family hotel, so things here, while for us were definitely acceptable, may not be for those that require no less than Hilton/Radisson/Marriott standards.

How to reach hotel

hotel Kaftan Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Akbiyik Caddesi Amiral Tafdil Sokak Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.7 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    18.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    1400 ft
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2000 ft
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.7 mi
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Angel Blue
    100 ft
  • Ferman Hotel Terrace Restaurant (cuisine: International)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulKaftan Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Turkey

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