Istanbul City Guide
Istanbul (historically Byzantium and later Constantinople) is Europe's most populous city (the world's 3rd largest city proper) and Turkey's cultural and financial center. The city covers 27 districts of the Istanbul province and is the intersection of Orient and Occident.
The city provides for numerous hotels that meet the requirements of modern standard.
You will be able to book a first class 4*- or 5*-hotel for a low price. These hotels are equipped with modern conference rooms, e.g. the “Midtown Hotel“ or the "The Bosporus Istanbul", which both have settled on the Taksim square, in line with more high-class hotels.
Many business travellers, who will only stay for one night, will rather choose a hotel at the airport than one in the city centre. There are numerous nice hotels, such as the "WOW Airport Hotel“ for these guests.
If you are looking for a cost effective hotel, you may choose an accommodation near the Sultanahmet mosque, which is one of the most beautiful mosques in the Islamic world and belongs to Istanbul’s most precious sights.
Next to Sultanahmet mosque you will find the monumental "Hagia Sophia", a former Byzantine church that was later transferred into a mosque and nowadays houses a museum that combines both of these cultures. The sights of Istanbul can be reached easily from your hotel.
We recommend you to book your hotel, no matter if 2*, 3* or more, in advance, since, when arriving in Istanbul and looking for a hotel, you will meet quite a number of other tourists also searching for an accommodation.