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Hotel El Blanco Istanbul - Istanbul

Cankurtaran Mah. Mimar Mehmet Aga Cad. No: 23/A - Istanbul

Price starting from 64 .00
If you want to see Istanbul in all its beauty, you will want to book a stay at the Hotel El Blanco Istanbul. This 3-star Sultanahmet area hotel is nestled right in the heart of this historic district.

Boasting an ideal location in the old town, in one of Istanbul's quaint streets, this Istanbul hotel is the ideal base for holidaymakers and business travelers alike. Guests of this quality Istanbul hotel should pack their appetites as the property restaurant serves some of the finest cuisine around.

Hotel El Blanco is located within walking distance of Byzantine and Ottoman monuments including St.Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar. Two thousand years of history have left the Istanbul scattered with a first-rate heritage of unparalleled beauty and cultural richness.
Complimentary wireless Internet access is provided in all public areas.
Note: only Suite rooms have Balcony.  
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.0 Very Good
Based on 16 hotel reviews © 2014

El Blanco is a nice hotel with a terrace where you can eat very well. Staff is ve...

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Breakfast at Hotel El Blanco Istanbul

A free buffet breakfast is available between 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Facilities at Hotel El Blanco Istanbul

  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Cafeteria
  • Barbecue
  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Personal newspapers
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • City tour
  • Hairdresser
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Minimarket
  • Garden
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: after noon.

Check-out: before 11:00 AM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 20 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.











Hotel El Blanco Istanbul reviews

4.8 Ordinary
  • November 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

Very good location but room really need to be refreshed : old wallpaper, old bathroom but good bed. Breakfast not very complete.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • November 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • EU

I was very surprised by the kindness od the hotel staff. I had a little problem and I got their full support. Thanks a lot!!!

8.0 Very Good
  • October 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Turkey

Very good position Staff very available forma any need Room small The breakfast is 'Turkish style' band wasn't totally satisfctory forma my taste Any way in I will return to Istanbul i will consider it

8.4 Very Good
  • August 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Russia

Nice hotel friendly staff but there was a smell inside the room

9.0 Wonderful!
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Denmark

we stayed on the top floor in what they called a penthouse-suite. It was a bit narrow and dark but very clean with a nice terrace overlooking the blue mosque. Very frienley staff, nice restaurant and a perfect location for sightseeing. We would stay at the same hotel next time we go to Istanbul.

8.4 Very Good
  • May 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Italy

A boutique accommodation full of fresh country characteristics. This was one of the most enjoyable stays. With-out an elevator, the circular stair was a great change. District could not have been better for walking or catching a tram to all major exhibits & shopping. Excellent restaurants, with the hotel to soon open its own evening menu. You will love the morning call to breakfast and the sounds of the pelicans knowing you are close to the harbor. Directions and tours the very best. Management and staff always there to help. Friendly and accommodating, honest and trustworthy. Unless you prefer to be at the Ritz, make this a stop you will never forget. We will be back.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Location can't be beat. Rooms were clean, adequately large, with good showers, hot water. Staff was helpful with shuttle to airport. Breakfasts were terrific, although, because of the cold weather, we did not experience the roof terrace. We would recommend this hotel to anyone except those who are used to very high-end accommodations.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Turkey

The room was fresh painted and the air was moisty. The cleaning personnel did'nt speak english. Overall, was a nice experience, I'd come back. Car parking was a problem, i had to circle every evening for 30 min. to find a parking place, a bit far (300-400m) from the hotel.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • March 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • United Kingdom

This hotel is just 2 mins walk from the Blue Mosque (though it is uphill!) so it is right in the tourist part of the old town. This hotel is why I always prefer local privately owned accommodation: it was full of character, attentive but not in your face staff and a very wide breakfast buffet spread. Probably the best value for money place I've ever stayed and will definitely stay there again when/if I return to Istanbul.

6.7 Fair
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

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7.2 Good
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.6 Outstanding!
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

4.1 Ordinary
  • June 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

9.2 Wonderful!
  • October 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

7.1 Good
  • June 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

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Room Details

Book your family-friendly accommodation at Hotel El Blanco Istanbul, offering 12 guest rooms with climate control. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, complimentary newspapers and phones during their Sultanahmet visit.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Minibars and coffee/tea makers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Rooms also include air conditioning and safes.

Refrigerators, microwaves and irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Extra beds
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Desk
  • Mini fridge
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Hotel El Blanco Istanbul

Mosaic Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Arasta Bazaar - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Blue Mosque - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Sultanahmet Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Hagia Sophia - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
German Fountain - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Basilica Cistern - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
The Million Stone - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Serpentine Column - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Hippodrome - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Le Arts Turcs - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Turkish and Islamic Art Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Little Hagia Sophia Bath - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The preferred airport for Hotel El Blanco Istanbul is Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.) - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Hotel El Blanco Istanbul

  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport