Hotel Kervan - Istanbul

Ataturk Bulvari (Number: 1), Istanbul, Turkey, 34122show map
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SuperbBased on  67 reviews
Overview

The 3-star Kervan Hotel is located in old Istanbul, 5 minutes away from Hagia Sophia.

Blue Mosque are within a 5-minute walk of the property. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

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

Kervan Hotel is 20 minutes drive away from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

Kervan is a modern hotel offering rooms with traditional décor and a mini bar, a refrigerator, a dressing room, a sofa and a work desk as well as a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers. Many rooms come with a panoramic view over the tower. Bathrooms are appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and guest toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the dining area. The onsite restaurant specializes in authentic cuisine. Serving both food and drinks, Fuego Restaurant and Amedros Cafe & Restaurant are situated around 100 meters from the property.

Services

Aside from an ATM, a souvenir shop and a hairdresser, guests can make use of dry cleaning, concierge service and tour/ticket assistance.

Relax

A night club, a sunbathing terrace and an outdoor swimming pool are available at the hotel. Active guests will appreciate table tennis, billiards and darts provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

TV

Flat-screen TV

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Conference room

Children

  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Beach access
  • Garden area
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Pool view
  • Partial View

Room features

  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Paid films
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Check-infrom 1 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Basilica CisternBasilica Cistern400 ft
Blue MosqueBlue Mosque1000 ft
Topkapi PalaceTopkapi Palace2000 ft
Sultanahmet Tram StationSultanahmet Tram Station400 ft
Grand BazaarGrand Bazaar2300 ft
Media MuseumMedia Museum700 ft
Archäologisches MuseumArchäologisches Museum1400 ft
Gülhane-ParkGülhane-Park1400 ft
Gulhane ParkGulhane Park2000 ft
Serpent ColumnSerpent Column1300 ftHippodrome of Constantinople
Beyazit SquareBeyazit Square3700 ftOrdu Cad. Beyazit, Fatih
Rustem Pasha Mosque Rustem Pasha Mosque 4200 ftHasircilar Carsisi Eminonu
Galata BridgeGalata Bridge4400 ftGalata Koprusu Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa Beyoglu
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Amedros Cafe & RestaurantAmedros Cafe & Restaurant200 ftDivanyolu Cad Hoca Rustem Sok No / 7
Fuego RestaurantFuego Restaurant200 ftAlemdar mah. Incili Cavus sok.
MozaikMozaik100 ftIncili Cavus Sokak 1
Sultanahmet KoftecisiSultanahmet Koftecisi300 ftAlemdar Mahalle, Divanyolu Caddesi 12A
istanbul enjoyeristanbul enjoyer200 ftincili cavus sok no :7
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Suleymaniye MosqueSuleymaniye Mosque4600 ft
Galata TowerGalata Tower1.9 mi
Haydarpasa Train StationHaydarpasa Train Station2.3 mi
Istanbul Congress CenterIstanbul Congress Center2.7 mi
Istanbul Convention & Exhibition CentreIstanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre2.8 mi
Dolmabahçe PalaceDolmabahçe Palace2.4 mi
Kariye MuseumKariye Museum2.5 mi
Talimhane TiyatrosuTalimhane Tiyatrosu2.7 mi
TaksimTaksim2.0 mi
Laleli MosqueLaleli Mosque1.1 miNext to the Laleli Tram Stop
Zeyrek Mosque Zeyrek Mosque 1.3 miZeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sk. Zeyrek, Fatih
Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) 1.7 miIstiklal Caddesi
The Bosphorus Bridge The Bosphorus Bridge 1.9 miBosphorus
Taksim SquareTaksim Square2.0 miGumussuyu Mh. Beyoglu
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)8.6 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)19.0 mi
Train
Sultanahmet Tram Station700 ft
Cankurtaran Train Station2000 ft
Underground
Sishane Metro Station1.4 mi
Sishane Metro Station-Istiklal Street Exit1.4 mi
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Reviews
8.4
SuperbBased on  67  reviews
  • 8.0
    Fabulous

    The location can't be beat as the sits directly in front of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. The Patio views were amazing. The 24 staff was very helpful with carrying bags up steep steps and booking a 2am ride cheap to the airport. The night manager is one the best hotel employees we've come across anywhere. Any short falls were made up by the combination of price and location.

    Owner really wants to sell you stuff from his shop next door and felt uncomfortable carrying bags of stuff we bought else where past his shop. Hotel was a little old and could use a facelift. No hairdryer. Breakfast could be better and have some fruit or juice. Office is in basement and front door isn't locked, so although it is very safe it feels shady when you first walk in.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Very good location, nice terrace; especially the night clerk was very helpful with a defunct light bulb and unstable wlan

    No buffet breakfast (although outlined on web page during reservation), breakfast was every day the same; wlan is very unstable; touristic advices could have been better

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The location is superb near to Aya Sofya and Blue Mosque!!! Room was clean and newly renovated made in typical ottoman design. Breakfast was served in the restorant downstairs and it was really delicious. Also we were pleased to meet the hotel Manager who was available 24 hours per day and ready to answer every question from our side. Only positive emotions.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    - Excellent location. Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque are literally across the road. Good transport links also. - Very friendly staff, courteous and helpful. Went out of the way to help. - Room beautifully decorated.

    - More of a guest-house than hotel. - No lift, so had to take luggage up two floors. - Because of limited number of rooms (5 rooms in total) we got a twin room instead of a double. - Hotel on a street with lots of restarurants and people trying to persuade you into their restaurant. Not a good experience when going back after a long day out.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Best location , cozyness, great authentic design, super-friendly personnel

    glass toilet door looks fabulous if you stay alone in the room ) for couples and friends- it is transparent for everything, including sound

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The head of staff is impecable and very sympathetic, always around and willing to help. He speaks turkish, german and english, which was quite helpful. The beds are excellent and the localization is perfect, right by the Sofia Cathedral and the Blue mosque. I vividly recommend this hotel, breakfast is included in the price of the room and it is quite a feast!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Excellent site. But it is necessary to mean that we had number of suites - with terassy and a view of Bazalik's (Yerebatan Sarnici) Tank, Sacred Sofia and the Blue mosque. Other four numbers are located below, without the balconies, two numbers overlooking a yard. Very friendly personnel. If stop for three nights - ask a free transfer in the airport!!!

    Prevention: if you have a lot of luggage, be going to lift it on very abrupt and narrow ladder!!!

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The kervan hotel perfect location of the i̇stanbul. There are very ni̇ce wi̇ew from the hotel. You can go everywhere by walk only 100 m di̇stance. I hope, I wi̇ll back soon to kervan hotel

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    all historical place very near by kervan hotel only by walk 5 munite l have to like to much kervan hotel

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    Location is good.

    Another thing is the attitude of the manager. When we settled the bill with him, I pointed out that they gave the rooms to other guests and made two people of our group separate from the main building, he became very angry and shouted at me. I said the way he operated was not correct because you can't take the group as a whole and give rooms to other guests. In the end, he probably felt he was being too aggressive to me and gave us 38 euro discount for the room he put outside of the Kervan Hotel. Still we felt very annoyed by the whole stay due to the very different images posted on Booked.net and the actual facilities we had.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    The location is good, in the middle of the old town and you can basically walk to many tourist sites.

    1. Booked.net showed that this hotel has total five rooms. We booked four rooms for our stay, however when we first arrived at the hotel, only three rooms available (the rest two were already occupied by other guests), so the manager moved one room to the other building and claimed that it's under the same company management. So two of us have to be separate from the main group. 2. The price was not good for the value the hotel offered. The room was really small compared to the pictures. And it has NO view at all, facing garbage side. 3. I don't think the room is clean enough. When I first entered the room, there are many bugs on the curtain so I had to ask the manager to take off the curtain.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The innkeeper Mr. Gurhan was extremely friendly. I didn't contact the hotel beforehand and arrive in Istanbul at midnight. By the time I reached the hotel, it was much later than 1 am (2 am maybe?) in the morning. To my surprise, Mr. Gurhan was at the door waiting for me! Brought in to my room and settled by check-in. As I had an early flight to catch (6 am), again, Mr. Gurhan was there to open the door for me.

    Not that easy to find if you don't know where it is. Take your bearings facing Hagia Sophia, look left and you should see a park of sorts (with an old bricked structure). Behind the park is a stretch of bars / cafes. Kervan Hotel is just beside Omar Restaurant Cafe.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Very fantastic and good location, short wolking distance(2-3 munite) to all historical places. The hotel is nice, small and clean, designd in oriental stile.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    location and design and cleanliness of the rooms

    price,

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Very friendly staff and fantastic position!

    Tiny room and very thin wall so you can to hear everything that about talk in next room. Very limited and poor breakfast in cafe to next door from hotel with not comfortable time (9:30 - 11:00)

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Highlights
8
SuperbBased on  67 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 1 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Ataturk (IST)8.6 mi
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)19.0 mi
Train
Sultanahmet Tram Station700 ft
Cankurtaran Train Station2000 ft
Underground
Sishane Metro Station1.4 mi
Sishane Metro Station-Istiklal Street Exit1.4 mi
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