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3.5-star Istanbul hotel in Sultanahmet

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Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Location

This family-friendly Istanbul hotel is located by the sea, within a 5-minute walk of Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace are also within 15 minutes. Sultanahmet Station is only a 2-minute walk and Cemberlitas Station is 6 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 25 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find minibars, premium bedding, and rainfall showerheads.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel )

Ticarethane Cikmazi No 19, Istanbul, Istanbul 34420

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$48* Per night/room Jun 27 - Jun 28

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Single Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 45 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 5)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 48.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 9 AM

Minimum check-in age is: 15

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

One child stays free

Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Masks are compulsory at the property

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Contactless food service / room service is available

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Reservation is not required for facilities onsite

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Mobile key entry is not available

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 6 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 48.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certification Program (Turkey).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Hotel Names

  • Ambassador Hotel Istanbul
  • Ambassador Istanbul
  • The Ambassador Hotel
  • Lapis Inn & Spa Ex Ambassador
  • Lapis Inn Hotel Old City ( Ex.Ambassador Hotel)
  • Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel ) Hotel
  • Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel ) Istanbul
  • Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel ) Hotel Istanbul

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel ) features a full-service spa. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This family-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.

Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel ) is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Total number of rooms - 25
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Room Amenities

Lapis Inn Hotel & Spa ( Ex. Ambassador Hotel ) offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Plasma televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium bedding
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • Slippers
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Plasma TV
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Highchair
  • Bed sheets available - no
  • Bed sheets not available

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Grill Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Terrace Bar Pub - Onsite pub. Open 24 hours. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

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