Location. The hotel Valide Sultan Konagi is located in the centre of old Istanbul, Turkey, within 50 metres of Topkapi Palace and 150 metres from the Blue Mosque. Sultanahmet metro station is 200 metres from the hotel.
Hotel Features. A boutique hotel housed in a converted 19th century Ottoman mansion, the Hotel Valide Sultan Konagi has been sensitively refurbished, with marble walkways and parquet floors softened by Turkish rugs. A doorman greets guests on arrival and recommendations for sightseeing in Istanbul are available at the concierge desk. Room service is offered 24 hours a day. Other amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access and a safe deposit box at the front desk.
The Valide Sultan Konagis rooftop terrace, café and restaurant offers views over the city and serves international and regional dishes. A complimentary buffet breakfast is offered every morning.
The hotel houses a business centre and offers a technology helpdesk and translation services.
Guestrooms. The hotels 17 guestrooms over four floors feature hardwood floors with Turkish rugs and opulent Ottoman style decor. Rooms extend to balconies and offer satellite television, complimentary wireless Internet, newspapers and bathrooms with tubs and showers.
Expert Tip. No visit to Istanbul is complete without a stroll around the Grand Bazaar. The citys largest covered market, its crammed with stalls selling everything from carpets and glazed tiles to pottery and meerschaum pipes. Deliciously authentic, the locals hang out here too, not just to shop, but to eat at the dozen or so restaurants dotted through the market. Just remember to hone your haggling skills before heading out.
149.22 - 230.49
Number Of Rooms: 17
Number Of Floors: 4
Check In Time: 1200
Check Out Time: 1400
Valide Sultan Konagi
Cankurtaran Mah. Kutlugun Sok. No/1 Sultanahmet
Istanbul, Turkey 34420
From Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST):
Distance to hotel Valide Sultan Konagai is 14 kilometres, approximately 20 minutes drive.
Getting there. Both airport terminals are connected to the metro system, which runs to the city centre. Single tickets cost about 1 TRY. The Havas Airport bus departs every 30 minutes for the main bus terminal and Taksim Square, in central Istanbul. Journey time is about 30 minutes. Bus number 96 runs between the airport and the city centre, and a shuttle bus runs to the port. Taxis wait outside Arrivals; fixed prices are in place and the fare to the hotel Valide Sultan Konagi is 15 EUR/20 30 TRY. A 50 percent surcharge applies at night. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. Istanbuls extensive public transport system includes buses, metros (underground trains), trains, trams, sea buses, and ferries. Tickets can be purchased from main stops, stations, or kiosks prior to boarding. Istanbuls yellow taxis are reasonably priced, but travellers should ensure the meter is used. A cheaper alternative is to use a dolmus (minibus or shared taxi). Driving is not advised for visitors.