Hotels near Topkapı Palace
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Nestled between Hagia Sophia, Gülhane Park, and the Bosphorus, Topkapi Palace is one of Istanbul’s most visited destinations. Just minutes from the Sirkeci train station, tram lines, and ferry crossings, getting to Topkapi Palace couldn’t be easier.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Topkapı Palace

Hotel Aslan Istanbul
Hotel Aslan Istanbul
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8.5
Excellent
Akbiyik Caddesi No63 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
from $9
Element Suites
Element Suites
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6.0
Good
Sehit Muhtar Mah Turan Cad Cevza Sok 2, Istanbul
from $22
Georges Hotel Galata
Georges Hotel Galata
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8.7
Excellent
Serdar-i Ekrem Sokak No-20 Galata, Istanbul
from $88
Sumahan - on the Water
Sumahan - on the Water
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9.0
Excellent
Kuleli Cad. No:43 Cengelkoy, Istanbul
from $223
Hotel Arcadia Blue
Hotel Arcadia Blue
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8.8
Excellent
Imran Oktem Cad. No 4 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $15
Boutique Saint Sophia
Boutique Saint Sophia
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9.2
Excellent
Alemdar Cad. 2 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $71
Elite World Istanbul Hotel
Elite World Istanbul Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
Sehit Muhtar Caddesi No:42 - T, Istanbul
from $102
Dilhayat Kalfa Hotel
Dilhayat Kalfa Hotel
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8.6
Excellent
Sultanahmet Mh. Tomurcuk Sk. No:1, Istanbul
from $8
Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus
Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus
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9.3
Excellent
Ciragan Cad Number 28, Istanbul
from $320
GLK PREMIER Acropol Suites & Spa
GLK PREMIER Acropol Suites & Spa
Akbiyik Cad No. 21 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $34
More About Hotels near Topkapı Palace...

What’s Topkapi Palace?

Built by Ottoman rulers in the 15th century, Topkapi Palace has the distinction of being the sultans’ residence for almost four centuries. The palace later hosted important royal events, and in the early 20th century it took on its current role as a museum. Today museum visitors can see not only the sultans’ impressive buildings and riches, but they can also view some of the world’s most important Muslim relics, including the personal effects of Mohammed. Topkapi Palace has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near Topkapi Palace?

For the best hotels near Topkapi Palace, look north of Gülhane Park, where you’ll find stylish options like the Hotel Ipak Palas, with an on-site restaurant and bar, free breakfast, and Wi-Fi. Also nearby, book a stay at the Adamar Hotel - Special Class, which has concierge services, free breakfast, and spacious rooms.

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks From Staying at a Hotel Near Topkapi Palace?

When you stay near Topkapi Palace, you’ll be in the middle of the highly desirable Sultanahmet neighborhood and within easy walking distance of many of the city’s best attractions. Those who prefer traveling on foot will appreciate the location, but visitors seeking a quieter stay might view it as a drawback.

What Do I Need to Know About Topkapi Palace?

Topkapi Palace might not look large at first glance, but the grounds cover several sprawling acres and include four extensive courtyards. Visits can be as short or as long as you like, but to take in the entire complex, plan to spend several hours at the palace.