Istanbul, Turkey

Rast Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Set in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet district, near the city’s major attractions
  • Traditional Ottoman-style décor throughout
  • Al fresco rooftop terrace restaurant serving typical Turkish dishes
  • Free massage chairs in the ornate lobby


Map & Directions

The property is a 35-minute drive from Istanbul Ataturk Airport, or 10 minutes from Sirkeci International Railway Station.

Rooms & Rates

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Set in the heart of Sultanahmet in Istanbul’s old city, the Rast Hotel is a traditional Turkish property featuring classic Ottoman-style décor throughout.

The hotel is within a 20-minute walk of many of Istanbul’s major attractions, such as the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar. Alternatively, the nearest tram stop is five minutes on foot, which connects you with the rest of the old quarter, or the European side of the capital where the famous Taksim Square is situated. Sirkeci train station is a 12-minute drive away and the ferry port is 14 minutes by car.

Serving continental breakfast and traditional Turkish dishes, the rooftop restaurant and cafe has outdoor seating with views of the Bosphorus and the Blue Mosque. The ornate lobby - complete with a chandelier, several artworks and beautiful, patterned ceiling - has massage chairs which guests can use for free.

Rooms have balconies, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, mini bars and air conditioning. Located on the top floor, the suites are larger and have views of the Bosphorus strait. 



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower


  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 12pm

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Know Before You Go

  • 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.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


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

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 25 per room (one way)

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

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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