Sapphire - Istanbul

Ibni-Kemal Caddesi No: 14-16 Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey  show map
 4 stars
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Sapphire - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The attractive Sapphire Hotel is a 4-star property with comfortable rooms to stay in a market area of Istanbul. With accents of classic architecture, the hotel was built in 1994 and renovated in 2006.

Due to the location in the center of Istanbul, it is easy to get from Sapphire Hotel to such landmark as Suleymaniye Mosque, which is around 15 minutes` walk. Istanbul city center is 1 km away.

This hotel is placed in Beyoglu district, known for a palace and a mosque.

Sapphire Hotel is set a 20-minute drive from Ataturk airport.

Rooms

For a comfortable stay in Istanbul Sapphire Hotel offers 50 rooms fitted with climate control, central heating, a laptop safe, coffee/tea makers and a trouser press. They have hardwood floor and modern furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a rich buffet breakfast is served. Guests can have special meals at the large restaurant. The small café bar features a terrace and Wi-Fi. Imbat Restaurant treats guests with Turkish dishes and is 100 meters away.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of EUR 15 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs EUR 15 per person per night. 

Services

Guests will enjoy using car rentals when exploring the sites of Istanbul.

Relax

The hotel offers steam baths, Turkish bath and massage for body relaxation and revitalization.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Massage

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Clothes dryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Ibni-Kemal Caddesi No: 14-16 Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey

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City Centre
  • Istanbul
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.7 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2000 ft
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.1 mi
  • Sishane Metro Station-Istiklal Street Exit
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
  • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Rooms and availability

Sapphire photos Exterior Hotel information
Single Room
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Стандартный одноместный номер (Односпальная кровать)

Sapphire photos Exterior Hotel information
Triple Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Wardrobe
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Combining wooden furnishings and damask fabrics with modern satellite TV channels and air conditioning, this room includes en suite bathrooms with bathtub or shower and hairdryer.

Sapphire Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Basilica Cistern1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Holzhäuser400 ft
  • Theodosianische Mauer400 ft
  • L'aqueduc de Valens400 ft
  • Gulhane Tram Station400 ft
  • Bahnhof Istanbul Sirkeci700 ft
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Centre700 ft
  • Istanbul Provincial Directorate of National Education700 ft
  • La gare de l'Orient-Express700 ft
  • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa1700 ft
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)1700 ft
  • Le milliaire d'Or1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath700 ft
  • Hagia Irene1700 ft

Museums

  • Islam Science and Technology Museum400 ft
  • Archeological Museum1000 ft
  • Istanbul Archaeological Museum1000 ft
  • Archäologisches Museum1400 ft
  • Media Museum1700 ft

Parks

  • Gülhane-Park400 ft
  • Gulhane Park1000 ft

Local attractions

  • Istanbul Modern Museum 5100 ft
    Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi Liman Isletmeleri Sahasi Antrepo No: 4
  • Sanatkarlar Parki 5200 ft
    Kilic Ali Pasa Mah. Cihangir, Beyoglu
  • Tophane Parki 5200 ft
    Hacimimi Mah. Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Kemankes, Beyoglu
  • Kilic Ali Pasa Hamami5100 ft
    Kemankes Mah. Hamam Sok. No: 1 Beyoglu, Tophane, Karakoy, Kilic Ali Pasa Camisinin Yani
  • Vefa Bozacisi5200 ft
    Katip Celebi Cad. No:104/1 Vefa

Near the hotel

  • Hagia Sophia Museum \/ Church (Ayasofya)1900 ft
    Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet
  • Tuncer Gift Shop 500 ft
    Taya Hatun Sokak Sukran Han NO:C3 Sirkeci
  • Aslan Gift Shop 600 ft
    Ankara Cad. Hocapasa Sk. Demir Han No:1 Sirkeci/Istanbul Sirkeci
  • Gulhane Park 800 ft
    Alemdar Mah. Alemdar Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih
  • Basilica Cistern 1700 ft
    Alemdar Mahallesi, Yerebatan Caddesi, No:1/3
  • Topkapi Palace1900 ft
    Cankurtaran Mahallesi, Topkapi Palace Museum, 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Turkey Gulhane Park, near Sultanahmet Square
  • Istanbul Museum of The History of Science & Technology in Islam700 ft
    Gulhane Parki Hasahirlar Binasi Sirkeci, Fatih

Restaurants nearby

  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine200 ft

    Address: Ibn-i Kemal Caddesi 5/A Sirkeci
    Phone: 513 3750

    71% likes this, based on 1899 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 23

  • New Hatay Restaurant Kebab & Fish House100 ft

    Address: Ibni-Kemal Caddesi-Sirkeci

    79% likes this, based on 278 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Dejavu Restaurant and Bar200 ft

    Address: Mehmet Murat Street

    85% likes this, based on 399 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Imbat Restaurant200 ft

    Address: Hocapasa Mh. Hudavendigar Caddesi No:24
    Phone: +90 212 520 71 91

    78% likes this, based on 1751 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 29

  • Ozler Restaurant100 ft

    Address: Ibni Kemal Cad. No. 9 Sirkeci
    Phone: 512 4107

    62% likes this, based on 242 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Sapphire Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sapphire

Average guest rating

9.0out of 10
Superb
Based on 2782 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
9.0
Service
10.0
Value
10.0
Dining
8.0
Location
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    10.0

    All the Staff of the Hotel were very helpful and especially Denize, the breakfast buffet was amazing and rich of delicious foods, and the most important thing is the location of the hotel, it's near the tramway station and just 5 minutes by walk to the Blue Mosk, Aya Sofia, and Topkapi Palace. I really recommend other people to stay at this hotel, although the size of the room is small.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Very hospitable team. Hotel is situated in pedestrian area in old city, within walking distance from main places of interest. Complete with pool and sauna. Lovely breakfast buffet. We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    a well located,very quiet, comfortable, very friendly hotel with all the usual ammenities plus tea making facilities and bathroom fan

    I could not use my cheap Turkish Telecard and the pillows were very large and lumpy.... I believe the linen is to be upgraded in the near future

  • Family with children
    9.6

    We really enjoyed the location and especially the helpfulness and good humor of the staff. We highly recommend this hotel.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The friendliness of the staff, they welcomed you back each time you returned from a trip.

    Small bath towels. Needs a anti-slip mat in bath, as it is also a shower area.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Staff were all very helpful and friendly. Location could not have been better. We were very happy with our stay. While on our 2 week tour of Turkey we stayed in many 4 and 5 star hotels but enjoyed the Hotel Sapphire the most. It felt like being at home.

  • Single
    10.0

    I really appreciate comfort and location of the hotel ... and above all the feeling of being at home due to the kindness of the hotel staff.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The staff at this Hotel are exceptional, very welcoming and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble and they really made our stay special. The Hotel is very clean and major attractions such as the Blue Mosque are just a few minutes walk away. The Hotel has a nice swimming pool in the basement which is well maintained and wonderful views of the city from the roof terrace. I highly recommend this Hotel and feel it is very good value.

    There was nothing I could find fault with.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The very friendly and helpful staff. Large comfortable lounge with free internet access. Wide ranging buffet breakfast included in the room rate. The location of the hotel relative to the main tourist attractions which were within easy walking distance. Mustn't forget the grey parrot in reception - it kept us amused.

    More information on hotel facilities could have been provided in the room, eg there was no information on telephone usage or swimming pool and only a brief mention of the fact that their restaurant was also open for evening meals.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The staff really went out of their way to be genuinely helpful in little things as well as the usual services that one would expect from a boutique hotel. They helped me to check the weather of my next destination on their computer at the front desk and even offered my wife some hot tea while she was waiting at the lobby for the airport shuttle pick up. What a team of wonderful staff! I wouldn't stay anywhere else but the Sapphire when I return to Istanbul again. It's right from the bottom of my heart! A++

    Just one thing. The street in front of the hotel is out of bounds to any vehicular traffic. Hence, if one has many heavy suitcases, it is a hassle to lug them from/to the street about half a block away where the shuttle or taxi is waiting. Moreover, it isn't easy to wheel the suitcases since the street is cobble-stoned and not flat.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    I really enjoyed to stay this hotel, especially staffs are really nice and helpful, I want to stay here again if I have any chance to visit :)

    Room is quiet small but still clean and ok.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Personeel extremely friendly and competent, great location, nice rooms

    Breakfast was not good

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    excellent location in sultanahmet, very warm welcome and friendly staff

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Ideally located, outstanding value for money + comfort for this category (beds, airco, shower), excellent and varied breakfast buffet, kind staff and even nice check-out gift. We definitely recommend this hotel for a very enjoyable city trip.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The hotel staff were very organized and helpful even before arriving at the hotel. They were friendly, energetic and attentive. The hotel provided great value for money and the rooms were clean and comfortable. I believe the hotel had one of the best locations to access Istanbul's sites. We had a wonderful experience.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sapphire - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Ibni-Kemal Caddesi No: 14-16 Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey

Get directions
City Centre
  • Istanbul
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.7 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    2000 ft
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.1 mi
  • Sishane Metro Station-Istiklal Street Exit
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
  • Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulSapphire

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Turkey

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