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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Triple Room
Room with view
301 square feet
1 King Bed 1 Twin Murphy Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Comfort Double or Twin Room
215 square feet
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Imperial Suite
430 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Classic Room, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds
194 square feet
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Family Room
Room with view
431 square feet
1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Queen Suite
Room with view
409 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Large Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Economy Double or Twin Room on the Basement Floor - No View
172 square feet
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Sea View
Room with view
215 square feet
1 Queen Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Istanbul hotel in Sultanahmet, walk to Blue Mosque

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities

With a stay at Arena Hotel - Special Class, you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, within a 10-minute walk of Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern. This hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Hagia Sophia.

Make yourself at home in one of the 40 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Your Select Comfort bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with onsite massages, body treatments, and facials. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services. The shuttle (surcharge) will take you to the nearby beach or shopping center.

Grab a bite to eat at Delight Restaurant, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities consist of a business center and limo/town car service. This business-friendly hotel also offers spa services, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides an airport shuttle (available 24 hours), a beach shuttle, and a train station drop-off service. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2014.

Arena Hotel - Special Class is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Express check-in
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
  • Elevator
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Business center
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1995
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Offsite parking reservations required
  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 40
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Turkish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces) , Offsite parking reservations required

Room Amenities

Arena Hotel - Special Class offers 40 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Slippers
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
  • LCD TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bedrooms - 1
  • Number of bathrooms - 1

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Delight Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Delight Restaurant & Bar - Onsite pub. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 6 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • No pets or service animals allowed

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

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

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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks, 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. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

One child stays free

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

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

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Guests are not provided with hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Service animals not allowed

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

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: TRY 110 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: TRY 0 (one-way), (up to 6 years old)
  • Self parking fee: TRY 35 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)

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

Hotel Names

  • Arena Hotel Special Class
  • Arena Hotel Special Class Istanbul
  • Arena Special Class
  • Arena Special Class Istanbul
  • Arena Special Class Istanbul
  • Arena Hotel - Special Class Hotel
  • Arena Hotel - Special Class Istanbul
  • Arena Hotel - Special Class Hotel Istanbul

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, 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.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, 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.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

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