Tulip Guesthouse

Akbiyik Caddesi Terbiyik Sokak 19 Sultanahmet34122IstanbulTurkey
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About Tulip Guesthouse

Located in the heart of old Istanbul, Tulip Guesthouse offers budget-friendly rooms and breathtaking sea views. This family-run Turkish guest house is less than a ten-minute walk from the historic Hagia Sophia Museum and Blue Mosque.

All 16 colourful rooms are well appointed and feature amenities like air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Other amenities include hairdryers and towels.

Guests can borrow books from the on-site library at Tulip Guesthouse . Airport transfers, laundry facilities and luggage storage are also available. Other hotel amenities include 24-hour reception, a tour desk and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Parking is possible nearby.

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served on the terrace, in the breakfast room or in guests' rooms. Guests can also enjoy dining at nearby restaurants like Babylonia Garden & Terrace and Café Rumist, which are less than 200 metres away.

Arasta Bazaar, located within five minutes' walk, offers an authentic Turkish shopping experience. The Basilica Cistern is located about ten minutes' walk away.


Akbiyik Caddesi Terbiyik Sokak 19 Sultanahmet, 34122, Istanbul, Turkey
Telephone: +90(212)5176509 | Fax: +90(212)5160254 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Porter service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Turkish bath / Hammam

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Helpful hosts run a tight ship

Guests love the owners of this family-run guest house. Reviews suggest they go above and beyond in making guests' stays comfortable. They are reportedly very warm and friendly with guests, which creates a cosy and homely atmosphere. Moreover, travellers love the fact that their rooms are always clean when they return in evening after a long day. The maintenance staff does an amazing job in keeping the entire property neat and clean, guest feedback reveals.

Superb location

The property is centrally located in Istanbul and in a quiet and charming neighbourhood. Guests find it easy to walk to all the historic attractions like the Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Guests also enjoy the serene view of the Marmara Sea from the property. There are many restaurants in the neighbourhood too, which provides numerous dining options for guests.

Great breakfast experience

Travellers really enjoy the Turkish buffet breakfast which is offered here. It is prepared with fresh ingredients and the variety of dishes on offer makes it a real treat. The portions are also plentiful so there is no risk of going without. Furthermore, the breakfast room offers some amazing views of the old city and the sea, which makes it a terrific spot for starting the day.

Negative Reviews

Small room size issues

Guests report that the smallest rooms here have very limited space. Although often described in reviews as being clean and well appointed, the smaller rooms can prove to be a little cramped, especially when fully occupied.

Rating Overview

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8.7 /10
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    8.9 /10
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    8.6 /10
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    8.7 /10
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    7.4 /10
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    8.7 /10
8.7 out of 10 based on 793 reviews