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Hotel Faros Old City (Istanbul, Turkey)

Hotel Faros Old City (Istanbul, Turkey)

About Faros Old City

The Faros Old City is situated in the vibrant neighbourhood of the Sultanahmet district, in the Old City of Istanbul. This boutique-style hotel offers air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary Wi-Fi internet services. Accommodation includes elegant modern rooms, including family rooms and corner suites. Amenities offered are flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee makers, minibars and bathrooms with showers. Some rooms offer separate living areas with sofas. The Faros Old City features laundry and concierge services, as well as airport transfers. Guests can order room service from the comfort of their own room. There is a daily breakfast buffet served at the on-site restaurant for a fee. There is also a patio seating that serves Turkish and Italian dishes. The hotel is less than a five-minute drive to Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque. Topkapi Palace Museum is a ten-minute drive away. Ataturk Airport is less than a 25-minute drive from the hotel.

Top amenities

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

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 1319  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (9.5 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.7 / 10)
  • Value for moneyExcellent  (8.6 / 10)

Positive Reviews


A fantastic location.

Guests state that the location of this hotel is in one of the best locations for exploring Istanbul. There are major attractions nearby, transit connections everywhere and local shops and restaurants are just a stone's throw away from the hotel. Guests are very satisfied with the location of this hotel.


A great staff, very attentive.

Guests mention that the staff at this property are very attentive and nice. They offer help whenever guests need it and are always around if you need to ask any questions about your stay or the local area. They also offer ideas on where to go in the local area.


A good nightly rate for what is offered.

Guests report that the price is good for a stay in Istanbul. The amenities and services that are included are more than satisfactory with regards to the price that guests pay and guests feel content with this.

Negative Reviews


In need of better soundproofing.

Guests state that the hotel needs more soundproofing. They could hear noise from the street at all hours and noise from within the hotel during the late hours of the evening and early morning hours. The walls are too thin and the doors need more soundproofing.


Poor Wi-Fi service.

Guests mention that the Wi-Fi internet service is not reliable at all. They state that when you try to connect, it takes multiple attempts to get connected and then when you finally do, you lose it. Guests were very upset by this as many of them wanted to be in touch with family and friends overseas while staying in Istanbul.


Small rooms, a bit tight.

Guests report that the rooms at this hotel are very small and can feel a bit cramped at times.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Café
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Lift
  5. Porter service
  6. Hotel bar
  7. Non-smoking rooms
  8. Computer with Internet
  9. Restaurant
  10. 24-hour reception
  11. Snack bar
  12. Laundry service
Room amenities
  1. Ironing board
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
  5. Electric kettle
  6. Air conditioning
  7. Satellite TV
  8. Desk
  9. Telephone
  10. Safe
  11. Cable TV
  12. WiFi
Food and beverage
  1. Halal food
  2. Diabetic food
Theme / Type
  1. Eco-friendly hotel
  2. Boutique hotel
For children
  1. Kids stay for free

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


Divanyolu Cad. No:76 Sultanahmet , 34122 , Istanbul , Turkey
Telephone: +90 2125139113 | Fax: +90 2125190847 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Faros Old City

  • Is there a pool area at Faros Old City?

    No, Faros Old City doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Faros Old City?

    No, Faros Old City doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Faros Old City?

    No, Faros Old City doesn’t provide parking.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Faros Old City?

    Check-in at Faros Old City is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Faros Old City located?

    Faros Old City is located in Divanyolu Cad. No:76 Sultanahmet, 34122, Istanbul, Turkey.