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This seven-story hotel in the central Eminönü district, situated in Istanbul's Old City, is 200 meters from The Grand Bazaar, and 700 meters from the Blue Mosque.

Property Amenities

Guests can sweat it out in the pine and eucalyptus-scented steam room, and sample Turkish delights in the Ocakbasi restaurant.


Rooms have modern décor in muted colors and polished wooden headboards; some have views of the Marmara Sea.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Beyazit Square tram station is within walking distance; Sirkeki train station is two kilometres away. Guests can enjoy an array of amenities including a health club, a 24-hour front desk, and a conference center. Complimentary wired high-speed Internet access in public areas is available. Orient House Dinner & Orient Show features belly dancing, folk dancing, and an extensive dinner menu. Express check-in and check-out, luggage storage, library, babysitting service (surcharge), and free parking are also available.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Meeting rooms 4 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 201 
  • Hair salon 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Concierge services 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1989 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Library 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2454 
  • Free self parking 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 228 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Children's pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  

Room Amenities

  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free bottled water 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Cable TV service 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Guests of the Best Western The President Hotel enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning. Vegetarian and diabetic meals are available on request.

Ocakbasi Restaurant - Offering Turkish and international cuisines for lunch and dinner, the Ocakbasi is a 150-seat formal restaurant with live music in traditional Turkish surrounds.

The English Pub - Open daily from late morning, this London-inspired bar mixes English and Turkish décor, and serves drinks, snacks and fast food until the early hours. Live DJs run nightly music programs.

President Café - With bistro-style tables and chairs surrounding a central tiered fountain, this is an informal café in which to unwind. Serves pastries and sandwiches from early morning until midnight.

Orient House - A cabaret-restaurant presenting traditional entertainment. From a typical “fasil” orchestra to belly dancing and folkloric songs, an evening here offers a nostalgic look at Turkish culture.

Garden Restaurant - Seating over 200 in Ottoman-style surrounds, this is a large venue for parties and other special events.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

24-hour check-in

Parking height restrictions apply


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 25.00 per room (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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