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Alemdar Mahallesi Catalcesme Sok No:21, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#1 of 2 399 in Istanbul
2022 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
White House Hotel Istanbul is located in the heart of the historical peninsula and it is within walking distance to Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Archeology Museum, the Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, the Millennium Stone and Byzantine Hippodrome, which are the most important landmarks of the city. White House Hotel Istanbul is the ideal starting place for exploring this Ottoman capital city's endless historical sites, museums, restaurants, clubs and shops.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Walking tours
Kids stay free
Airport transportation
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Rooftop bar
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Turkish
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Aram Jawed wrote a review Today
Mendham, New Jersey1 contribution
Harun and his staff are incredible! We have been all over the world and have not experienced such amazing hospitality. They truly made us feel as if we were at our second home. The views every morning from the terrace are spectacular! the Breakfast is amazing and so much to choose from. The location is walking distance to all major sites - Hagia Sofya, Blue Mosque, Topkapki, Sultanahmet Square, Spice Bazaar, and Grand Bazaar, but the staff will give you insider secret places to shop for better prices outside of the touristy bazaars. Harun and the staff went out of their way to make my Wife's birthday very memorable with complimentary room decorations, cake, welcome drinks, Turkish delight... Just amazing 7 star experience we didn't even have in DUBAI paying a lot more $$$. You can't go wrong with this hotel ! We made friends with all of the staff. A big warm thanks to Harun and the entire Staff at the White House Hotel!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Irina A wrote a review 24 Jun
Oak Park, California1 contribution
This hotel is a haven of greenery nestled in the hollow of the Sultanahmet district, in absolute calm: a real paradise. The configuration of the hotel is truly exceptional: The rooms are good size and perfectly kept clean and functional. Finally, the staff and the service are incredible: kindness, availability, smile and professionalism are there. I can say in all sincerity that I have never been so well received in a hotel. We will recommend this establishment to anyone who wants to go to Istanbul. Thank you to the whole team of the White House Hotel ! And see you very soon for sure!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Tomaz wrote a review 23 Jun
Ljubljana, Slovenia1 contribution
Traveling is my passion, thats why accommodation is very important for me! It’s my first time in Istanbul and definitely not the last, especially because of this amazing, welcoming and extremely cozy hotel in the heart of old part of this spectacular city. You immediately feel like at home, with the best service, kindness and hospitality you can imagine. It has a very fine touch, super clean and well furnished rooms, tasty breakfast on the rooftop with a view to Hagia Sophia. All spectacular monuments are in walking distance and it would be a shame to forget the kindness of the owner Mr. Harun!! Every high level hotel should have someone like him! I recommend you to stay in White House Hotel, because I’m sure you will come back soon. Hugs from my hometown Ljubljana. Tomaz
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Greg W wrote a review 22 Jun
Los Angeles, California29 contributions4 helpful votes
The first thing I have to say about the White House Hotel is the staff is very friendly and truly try their best to make sure you have a comfortable stay. From the manager to check-in staff, cleaning crew and everyone who works here make you feel welcomed and appreciative of your business. I had the great pleasure of receiving an upgrade due to my status with hotels.com. A room was t available right away, but true to their word as soon as one became available they notified me. This worked out great for me and my lady to have extra room. The location is perfect is you care about seeing the major sights like the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Turkish baths, Bazaars, hop on hop off bus and plenty more. There is a corner store to get waters, tons of restaurants near by and overall great experience. I feel comfortable saying if you like what you see in the pictures, you won’t be disappointed with anything else. Another cool bonus is their rooftop terrace has an awesome view of the Hagia Sophia and a bit of the water. Thanks again to the staff for their positive energy during my first trip to Istanbul.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Be mindful getting Uber drivers is very challenging and they will try to make you pay outside of...
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TiMEtraveler95 wrote a review 21 Jun
Orange Park, Florida133 contributions65 helpful votes
Very accommodating staff- it would be impractical to list all the great things about the staff here. They literally went out of their way to be helpful. Completely different experience to stay here verses a hotel chain. This will always be my first choice next time I’m in Istanbul! Rooftop dining area was great for breakfast. Breakfast has nice variety of different foods, and a wonderful espresso/capuchino machine! Rooms and grounds spotless. The hotel location is an easy walk to the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Togkapi Palace.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: If you arrive at the airport between 4-6 pm the traffic from the airport to the hotel likely will...
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Catrinoiu M wrote a review 20 Jun
2 contributions
We immediately fell in love with this lovely hotel once we enter. From the moment we checked in, it was a unique experience until the check out time. Servlce was beyond the expectations. Location is unbeatable and cleanliness was top notch. You can book this place your both eyes closed
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Catrinoiu A wrote a review 20 Jun
Bucharest, Romania3 contributions2 helpful votes
It was the one of the best stay so far we had in our life. The location was great service wasunique. Thanks to all staff esoecially Kemal. What else you can expe t from a hotel keep up the good work! We will definitely will return and recommend it ti e eryone .
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
sunny s wrote a review 17 Jun
1 contribution
We visited istanbul for the first time and founf this gem of a hotel…super clean, cozy and the staff is the best that i have ever experience…every istanbul trip is now fixed with this hotel…keep the good things going!!!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Rawan wrote a review 16 Jun
Kuwait City, Kuwait1 contribution
It needs a box of tissue and a bin for the room itself. What I do not like about the hotel is the water in the bathroom becomes very hot every night. Though the room has good air conditioner and comfortable bed. The employees are very nice and respectful.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Mohammed K wrote a review 16 Jun
Kuwait City, Kuwait1 contribution
From the start you feel at luxury place. It is in the heart of Istanbul. Walking distance through most of interesting touristic places. I would recommend it for people who wants to walk and enjoy the weather. Mr Harun was gracious with us. Thank you!!! Best of the best in the World🤙🤙🤙🤙🤙
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about White House Hotel Istanbul
Which popular attractions are close to White House Hotel Istanbul?
Nearby attractions include Sultanahmet District (0.4 km), Hagia Sophia Mosque (0.4 km), and Basilica Cistern (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at White House Hotel Istanbul?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at White House Hotel Istanbul?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at White House Hotel Istanbul?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at White House Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to White House Hotel Istanbul?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gulhane Sark Sofrası, Sultan Palace Cafe Restaurant, and BUHARA FİSH MEAT HOUSE ROOF.
Does White House Hotel Istanbul have an airport shuttle?
Yes, White House Hotel Istanbul offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does White House Hotel Istanbul have airport transportation?
Yes, White House Hotel Istanbul offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at White House Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at White House Hotel Istanbul?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, and Turkish.