Spectra Hotel - Istanbul

Binbir Direk Mahallesi Sehit Mehmetpasa Yokusu No:2 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
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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

Airport shuttle

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Spectra is a 4-story hotel in Istanbul offering accommodation 200 meters from Blue Mosque . Featuring ancient architecture, Spectra Hotel was renovated in 2001.

Hippodrome is located 300 meters from the hotel. The property lies within 1 km from the city center.

The hotel is situated near a mosque, a palace and a basilica.

There is Çemberlitaş tram stop a few meters away. A few minutes' drive from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 16 modern rooms equipped with wireless internet, heating, a dressing area, multi-channel television and a mini bar and featuring a magnificent view over the terrace. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the breakfast area guests may enjoy cold buffet breakfast. Refreshing drinks are offered in the café bar. Guests can wine and dine at Delight Restaurant and Sokullu Restaurant, located in the neighborhood.

Services

Comforts like an elevator, a safety deposit box and parking are provided on site.

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

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • 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

  • Business center
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

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

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

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

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Binbir Direk Mahallesi Sehit Mehmetpasa Yokusu No:2 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    400 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.4 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.7 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    500 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.2 km
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.7 km
Restaurants
  • Sokullu Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    70 m
  • Seven Hills Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish)
    180 m
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

  • Blue Mosque300 m

Popular areas

  • City Center300 m

Places of interest

  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa100 m
  • Mosquée Bleue300 m
  • Hippodrome300 m
  • La colonne de Constantin400 m
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours400 m
  • Petite Sainte Sophie400 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or500 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours500 m
  • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit600 m
  • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye600 m
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)600 m

Train stations

  • Sultanahmet Tram Station400 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque100 m
  • Little Hagia Sophia Mosque100 m
  • Roman Hippodrome300 m
  • Column of Constantine400 m
  • Cemberlitas Turkish Bath500 m
  • Kumkapi Restaurants600 m

Museums

  • Media Museum400 m

Local attractions

  • Galata Bridge1.9 km
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Galata Tower2.3 km
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
  • Fatih Mosque and Complex 2.5 km
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Zeyrek Mosque2.1 km
    Zeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sok. Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi2.5 km
    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Blue Mosque 180 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sultan Ahmet Cami190 m
    Binbir Direk Mah. Dizdariye Cesme Sok. No:43, Istanbul
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 740 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii350 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum 190 m
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque310 m
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Besiktas350 m
    IstanbulTurkey

Restaurants nearby

  • Sokullu Restaurant70 m

    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: NZD 2 - NZD 73

  • Vaha Cafe and Restaurant30 m

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

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

  • Ozi Pizza and Pasta90 m

    Address: Binbirdirek Mah. Sultanahmet
    Phone: 0212 516 4447

    77% likes this, based on 127 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 14 - NZD 28

  • Seven Hills Restaurant180 m

    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: NZD 0 - NZD 35

  • Delight Restaurant30 m

    Address: Kucukayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa Yokusu Ucler Hamam Sk. No:13-15
    Phone: +90 212 458 03 64

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 69 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:

Binbir Direk Mahallesi Sehit Mehmetpasa Yokusu No:2 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    400 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.4 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.7 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    500 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.2 km
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.7 km
Restaurants
  • Sokullu Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    70 m
  • Seven Hills Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish)
    180 m
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

Use Badge