Spectra Hotel - Istanbul

Sehit Mehmetpasa Yokusu No:2 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
 3 stars
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Spectra Hotel - Istanbul

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The hotel lies in the heart of a tourist area, in the vicinity of Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Topkapi Palace. Operating in Istanbul since 1995, this hotel features ancient architecture and modern comforts.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. A mosque, a palace and a basilica lie a short distance away.

Spectra Hotel offers a magnificent view to its guests.

The hotel lies within a 15-minute walk of Sultanahmet Tram train station. 15 minutes by car from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

This excellent hotel provides modern rooms equipped with wireless internet, heating, a dressing area, multi-channel television and a minibar. Some rooms overlook the terrace. They also have private bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

There is a breakfast area for guests to enjoy their meal. Refreshing drinks are offered in the café bar. A variety of dishes are served in Delight Restaurant and Sokullu Restaurant, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Aside from an elevator, a safety deposit box and a car park, guests can make use of 24-hour security, dry cleaning and room service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 10 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   16.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

Sehit Mehmetpasa Yokusu No:2 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.4 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    1700 ft
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    3000 ft
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.4 mi
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Sokullu Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    200 ft
  • Seven Hills Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    16

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Popular areas

  • City Center1000 ft

Places of interest

  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa400 ft
  • Hippodrome1000 ft
  • Mosquée Bleue1000 ft
  • La colonne de Constantin1400 ft
  • Petite Sainte Sophie1400 ft
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours1400 ft
  • Le milliaire d'Or1700 ft
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours1700 ft
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)2000 ft
  • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit2000 ft

Train stations

  • Sultanahmet Tram Station1400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque400 ft
  • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque700 ft
  • Roman Hippodrome700 ft
  • Column of Constantine1400 ft
  • Cemberlitas Turkish Bath1400 ft
  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 1700 ft
  • Kumkapi Restaurants2000 ft

Museums

  • Media Museum1000 ft

Local attractions

  • Galata Bridge1.2 mi
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Galata Tower1.4 mi
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
  • Fatih Mosque and Complex 1.6 mi
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Zeyrek Mosque1.3 mi
    Zeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sok. Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi1.5 mi
    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Blue Mosque 600 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum 600 ft
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque1100 ft
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii1200 ft
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Sultan Ahmet Cami600 ft
    Binbir Direk Mah. Dizdariye Cesme Sok. No:43, Istanbul
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 2400 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Besiktas1200 ft
    IstanbulTurkey

Restaurants nearby

  • Sokullu Restaurant200 ft

    Address: Binbirdirek Mah. Dizdariye Cesme Sok. Emre Han No. 11/A
    Phone: 0212 458 3536

    80% likes this, based on 247 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 52

  • Vaha Cafe and Restaurant100 ft

    Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet
    Phone: +90212 517 34 24

    74% likes this, based on 69 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Karadeniz aile Pide & Kabap400 ft

    Address: Divan Yolu Cad. Haci Tahsin Bey Sok.No:1
    Phone: 02125229191

    65% likes this, based on 114 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: USD 4 - USD 12

  • Seven Hills Restaurant600 ft

    Address: Tevkifhane Sokak No: 8/A 34400 Sultanahmet
    Phone: +90 (212) 516 94 97

    62% likes this, based on 571 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 25

  • Ozi Pizza and Pasta300 ft

    Address: Binbirdirek Mah. Sultanahmet
    Phone: 0212 516 4447

    85% likes this, based on 102 reviews
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 22

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

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Spectra Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 65 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.8
Value
9.7
Service
8.7
Rooms
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Location is excellent, staff is helpful, hotel will be undergoing a renovation soon.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    the location was perfect and stunning views from the breakfast room plus staff helpful

    needs a bit more range in the breakfast offering

  • Couple
    5.8

    Excellent location and great view of the Blue Mosque. Breakfast was pretty good.

    Bed felt damp during the first night. Shower was not separated at all from the rest of the bathroom, so the entire bathroom was soaked after a shower and wasn't really ever dry. You had to sit sideways on the toilet. The staff at the front door were not too welcoming and were asleep later at night and early in the morning.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Friendlessness of the staff, cleanness of the rooms.

    the rooms are way small, it was very deceiving pictures on the web site, the breakfast menu is way less than minimal,

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Por favor escreva pelo menos 15 palavras Excelent location. Marvelous view from breakfast room. Very friendly and helpful staff. Clean rooms. Nice breakfast. Very nice place to stay, I surely recommend it.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    You cannot beat the location and the view from the breakfast room. Everyone was eager to help us during our stay.

  • Family with children
    5.8

    The rooms were clean, service was good( friendly and helpful staff). Location was very good, but next time I visit Istanbul, I will prefer accommodation in Beyoglu instead of Sultanhamet.

    Lots of mosquitos, the ac was making a weird noise & I don't recommend the breakfast( very bad coffee, the food could be much better)

  • Single
    5.8

    Good location. Free internet WiFi. Breakfast is OK but no more. Great view from breakfast roof terrace. You are waken up at 05.30 every morning by the prayer call so you do not miss anything of the day.

    The hotel does not look anything near what is shown on photos. Rooms are small and dark, and you have to enter the shower cabin to close toilet door around you and then come out to sit down. Rooms on first floor have only very small windows down by the floor, you feel really like in a cell with no outside contact at all. Door cannot be locked from inside.

  • Couple
    7.8

    The location of Spectra is its main asset. Located at the corner of Hypodrome square, it offers views on the Sultan Ahmet mosque, Aya Sofia and on the other side the sea. The room was cleaned, even if we left late in the early afternoon. But my second stay in another room did not have these upsides!

    I have stayed here two times, in two different rooms. The view and the room (402) during the first time was an 8. Excellent views and proper room. The second room (305) had a view on a busy street, and the bathroom was of lesser quality than the first room. Some lights were not working, the tiles seemed old and cracking, the cleaning of the room was done inregular. I would give this stay only a 6 or 7.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Its location. Could eat at its restaurant on site if you want.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Great location right on the corner of the hippodrome. Lovely staff, very helpful. To be fair small rooms but it is an old ottoman house so it makes up for it with charm. Great breakfast room up top with super views of the mosque. Delightful stay.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    The hotel is very clean and located perfectly in the old city with a nice view to sultan ahmet and higa sophia. Its only 5munits walking to sultan ahmet tram station. The view from the resturant up is amazing. Internet is available in all rooms. Common services like grocery, lanundry and pharmacy are available around the hotel. Breakfast is simple but really nice. Toilts are small but very clean.

    Be aware the rooms are very small and the photos in booking are skewed in away to show a larger space. The first two nights i spent in a room of 2.5x3.5 meter i couldnt even move inside the room and I put my baby stroller outdside in the corridore. They shifted me later to a bigger room with nice view toward sultan Ahmet mosque. So if you plan to book in this hotel ask for room # 204 or #304 the ones located on the corner they are bigger and have a nice view. Booked.net should review the room size mentioned in the web site they are not larger than 12sqm while its 20 sqm in booking website. Another disadvantage the checkout time is 12:00pm sharpe

How to reach hotel

hotel Spectra Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Sehit Mehmetpasa Yokusu No:2 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.4 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    1700 ft
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    3000 ft
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.4 mi
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Sokullu Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    200 ft
  • Seven Hills Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulSpectra Hotel

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

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