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Chora Guesthouse

Akbiyik Cad., Terbiyik Sokak No. 22 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey


  • 70%Value For Money
  • 70%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 70%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

Property Information:

close to the Marmara Sea, some of our rooms have beautiful view of the Marmara Sea, Prince's Islands and Asian shores. We are just a few minutes walking from Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Hippodrome, Arasta Bazaar, Mosaic Museum and the Turkish and Islamic Arts Musuem.

All of our rooms have big windows, private bathroom (WC), air-conditioning and heating, 24 hour hot water, some offering view of the Marmara Sea. Breakfast is included with all rooms and is served on our rooftop terrace. Brekafast is traditional Turkish breakfast or different selection of cereals and is served with bread and tea or coffee. Our terrace is fully windowed so you can still enjoy the views from our terrace in winter and when windy. From our terrace you can enjoy excellent views of the Marmara Sea, Prince's Islands and Asian Shores. You can also watch the sunrise and sunset from our terrace over the water.

Chora guesthouse is an old family home and in November 2010 we have fully renovated every floor, so you can expect new, clean and comfortable rooms at the best quality. Our guesthouse is a family run business and friendly english speaking staff are here 24/ 7. Reception is open 24 hours everyday, so late check in is not a problem. At our guesthouse we also have a market located below, Miran Green Market. At our market you can find everything from fresh fruit, all alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, assortment of dried nuts, turkish sweets, a wide selection of chocolates, crisps, etc. We are located on a quiet residential street so you will always get a good nights rest.

Chora Guesthouse is also located close to Grand Bazaar 10- 15 minutes walking, and 20 minutes walking to the Spice Bazzar and Eminonu where you can catch a ferry to the Asian side (Uskudar/ Kadikoy) and from Eminonu bus station you can catch a bus to Chora Church Musuem. 10 minutes from the guesthouse is Gulhane Park, which is the perfect place to relax on a sunny afternoon or for a picnic. In Gulhane Park is where the Archeological Musuem is located.

Just in front of our guesthouse is Akbiyik Caddesi, there are many restaurants and bars that offer traditional Turkish cuisine. The bars open till late and have a wide selection of different alcohols. Akbiyik Caddesi is the perfect place to meet other travellers.

From Ataturk Airport

By public transport [60 minutes]: First you need to take the metro which is in the airport and then get off in Zeytinburnu Metro station,from Zeytinburnu you need to take the tram and get off in Sultanahmet tram stop.From Sultanahmet you need to walk down about 5 minutes.

From Sabiha Gokcen Airport:

By public transfer[2 hrs] From the airport ,you can take a bus to Kadikoy and then you need to take a boat to Eminonu.then you need to take the tram to Sultanahmet.From Sultanahmet tram stop you need to walk down about 5 minutes.

Free Internet
Free Wi-Fi
Free Car and bike parking
Free Pick up from Sultanahmet when you get lost
Free Storage room
Free Backgammon, chess, scrabble and card games
Free Travel information
Free Local calls
Free Safe box

Check in: 11.00
Check out: 10.00

After checking in please enjoy complimentary elma cay (apple tea) at our roof top terrace cafe.
Reception is open 24hours
No curfew, no lockout
Laundry, fax and printing facilities available on request at reasonable prices
Postal service

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  • Latest Review

    The hotel is very well situated (2min walking from Aya Sofia, the blue Mosque), in a quiet street. The room are not very big but big enough for us. They are well decorated and very clean. Breakfast is Turkish style, good. The guy at the reception is very kind and helpful. JUST : never book anything with the friend of the hotel manager. He booked a ballon flight but it never took place (we paid everything in advance) and a wrong bus ticket (we loose 3 hour of our day trying to change it).
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Chora Guesthouse Located at Akbiyik Cad., Terbiyik Sokak No. 22 Sultanahmet, Istanbul.
Chora Guesthouse
Istanbul Turkey 34800 Akbiyik Cad., Terbiyik Sokak No. 22 Sultanahmet
73% 39
41.0056660 28.9812040
Chora Guesthouse
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