In the shadow of the majestic Galata tower, there are an array of incredible hotels in the Galata region of Istanbul that will guarantee a perfect day, from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed. The right hotel can provide the perfect start to your holiday and set the tone for your entire stay. Here, Culture Trip shares the best hotels to book in Galata.
Located on one of Istanbul’s many hilly streets, the Art Nouveau Hotel is a gorgeous boutique hotel in the Galata region. Inside the hotel the staff are warm and accommodating, the rooms are clean, and the food is fresh and showcases Turkish cuisine exquisitely. In terms of its location, all major attractions are within very close commuting distance both by public transport and foot. Istiklal Street is only ten minutes away and so you’re in the heart of the action and in the lap of luxury!
This 19th century building boasts a lavish décor and views of the Bosphorus. There is a rooftop terrace for you to enjoy the excellent weather on as well as enjoy the panoramas over the city. Here, you’ll be in thrilling proximity to the Galata Tower as well as Taksim Square and after a long day of enjoy the sights of the city, return back to your hotel where you can enjoy Turkish hospitality, the welcoming staff, elegant décor and soft, irresistible beds!
The Outdoor Terrace | Courtesy of Georges Hotel Galata
The décor of Georges Hotel Galata is easily reminiscent of a fashionable loft apartment due to its high ceilings and bare brick walls. Yet its lavish soft furnishings and wainscoting also evoke the majesty of a town house. In this way this hotel bears a similar characteristic to the whole of Istanbul. It uniquely blends an appreciation of the past with modern, technological luxury in a culture and style that is uniquely its own!
The Outdoor Terrace Courtesy of Georges Hotel Galata
Galata Apart Hotel
What is striking about this hotel in particular is its warm and earthy color scheme. From its bare bricks to the golden comforters on the beds, shabby and chic are expertly blended to create a warm environment, perfect for peaceful slumbers and sun-kissed mornings. You’ll feel right at home in this beautiful artisan location, where luxury is effortless and everything you need is at your fingertips for an unforgettable break!
This is a hotel that’s ideal for those who want a central location but to enjoy a tranquil ambiance when you’re in a hotel. Has Han Galata is slightly removed from the crowded old city but within easy commuting distance. The building has the benefit of beautiful original features and structures, and high-quality, modern amenities as it has undergone renovations in recent years. In this way you can bask in the charm of a city with an enchanting past, yet enjoy the comforts of the present day!
Something that Turkish hotels can perfectly execute is the notion that less is more. It’s a small boutique hotel that is located within walking distance to many excellent restaurants meaning that eating out after a long day of sightseeing will always be easy! The hotel is brand new and therefore you can benefit from fresh appliances and barely used rooms as well as fantastic service! This hotel has the additional benefit of being near to the underground tube station and so getting around the town will be incredibly easy.
The rooms in the hotelhave a striking modern art theme in their décor. The entire hotel is meticulously clean and the staff are incredibly friendly. In the evening you’ll hear the bustling and sonorous sounds of the city, local talented buskers, and experience the creative and intoxicating energy that is unique to Istanbul. Particularly favoured by many of the past guests, is the hotel’s rooftop restaurant that showcases the breathtaking views of the city. When in Istanbul, there is no better way to enjoy a meal.
This hotel is incredibly beautiful and spacious. It is very close to Taksim Square providing excellent shopping opportunities for tourists. In the hotel restaurant you can enjoy live music, which, along with the traditional menu items, will result in an authentically cultural dining experience. Make the most of the hotel’s central location, great staff, attentive concierge service and modern amenities. You can be sure that during your stay, nothing is too much trouble!