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Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel )
3.5 out of 5
0.2 km from Basilica Cistern
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The price is CA $74 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.2/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"The location of the Lapis Inn was absolutely perfect, it was literally on the doorstep of the Blue Mosque and Ayasofya and very central to all the restaurants and tourist attractions such as the Grand Bazaar and Top kapi palace and only a minute walk to the tram stop. The hotel staff were the friendliest, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2020

Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel )
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
5 out of 5
0.3 km from Basilica Cistern
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4.9/5Exceptional! (463 reviews)

"Amazing experience. Stayed at the Presidential suite. Amazing views from the balconies. Staff and Concierge super helpful and polite."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 26, 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
Ottoman Hotel Imperial - Special Class
4 out of 5
0.2 km from Basilica Cistern
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4.2/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Great stay! Lovely staff! Excellent location! I will book a room with them again."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 25, 2020

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Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class
5 out of 5
0.2 km from Basilica Cistern
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $133 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
4.2/5Excellent! (48 reviews)

"The location was very convenient! Friendly and helpful staff. The breakfast was delicious 😋"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class
Antusa Palace Hotel & Spa
0.3 km from Basilica Cistern
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $63 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (263 reviews)

"This was my first visit to Istanbul and Antusa Palace Hotel definitely made me feel like home. I stayed for 16 nights with my wife and our two infants Hanna & Idris. I honestly can't say enough, all the staffs were extremely helpful and the location was stunning! 5 mins away to the Blue Mosque and ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 27, 2020

Antusa Palace Hotel & Spa
Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
5 out of 5
0.2 km from Basilica Cistern
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $151 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
4/5Very Good! (954 reviews)

"Nice place but Quite Expensive, due to Covid a lot of restrictions imposed, No Gym Access"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 2, 2020

Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel
Great Fortune Hotel & SPA
0.4 km from Basilica Cistern
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $64 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
3.8/5Good! (15 reviews)

"The receptionists were very helpful. Very good service, RECOMMENDED!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 7, 2020

Great Fortune Hotel & SPA
White House Hotel Istanbul
4 out of 5
0.3 km from Basilica Cistern
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $136 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
4.8/5Exceptional! (572 reviews)

"This hotel fully deserves it's high rating. The hotel itself is extremely comfortable with good facilities, but what sets it apart are the staff. I have stayed in a lot of hotels with excellent staff and service, but the staff here are really exceptional. In particular I would like to mention Hakam, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2020

White House Hotel Istanbul
Agora Life Hotel
4 out of 5
0.3 km from Basilica Cistern
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $67 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (341 reviews)

"This place has the best view, amazing and helpful staff and walking distance from everything. Definitely recommended."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 22, 2020

Agora Life Hotel
Hotel Arcadia Blue Istanbul
4 out of 5
0.5 km from Basilica Cistern
The price is CA $175 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (712 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Clean rooms and restaurant. Small restroom. Good food even though the selection could have been a bit more broad. Beautiful views. Would recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

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Basilica Cistern is located in a historic area of Istanbul known for its stunning cathedral and top museums. The neighborhood is home to 1785 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near Basilica Cistern

Choose from 756 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Basilica Cistern, including these picks:

  • Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel: With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its pool and proximity to the airport.
  • The Ambassador Hotel: This 3.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and a restaurant. Expedia travelers love its quiet rooms.
  • Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class: This 5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and beach locale.

Things to See and Do Near Basilica Cistern

After you've visited Basilica Cistern, you can discover the sights and attractions within just a few miles of the area.

Study the collections at Hagia Sophia, Pera Museum, or Le Arts Turcs. Sultanahmet Square, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace are landmarks that you won't want to miss. You can watch performances at Nardis Jazz Club, Galata Whirling Dervish Hall, and Borusan Sanat if you're interested in local theater.

Grand Bazaar and Galata Tower are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. Spend some time checking out Taksim Square, which is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Basilica Cistern, or make a stop by Dolmabahce Palace, located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) away.

Traveling around Basilica Cistern

With so many ways to get around, seeing the area around Basilica Cistern is simple. You can take advantage of metro transit at Laleli-University Station, Aksaray Station, and Aksaray Tram Station. If you're taking a train into town, Istanbul Yenikapi Station, YeniKapi Station, and Istanbul Kumkapi Station are the stations closest to Istanbul City Center.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Basilica Cistern?
Basilica Cistern is located in a historic area of Istanbul known for its beautiful ocean views and stunning cathedral. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 953 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near Basilica Cistern?
Adjacent to Basilica Cistern, Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options close by include Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel and Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel ).
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Basilica Cistern, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals available near Basilica Cistern.
What can I see and do near Basilica Cistern?
You’ll want to browse the collections at Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Pera Museum. Blue Mosque, Spice Bazaar, and Galata Tower are some of the notable landmarks to see in the area. You can check out the local talent at Zorlu Performing Arts Center, Ataturk Cultural Center, and Sureyya Opera House.
How can I get to Basilica Cistern?
With so many ways to get around, seeing the area around Basilica Cistern is a breeze. Metro stations nearby include Sultanahmet Station and Cemberlitas Station. To see more of the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Istanbul Cankurtaran Station.

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