We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Empress Zoe

Traveller (572)
Room & Suite (417)
Dining (77)
{"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Rooms
23 Dec24 Dec
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$91.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Istanbul hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9f5ca53736de452b82587dc8a714d714", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":295507,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[106775868],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":23,"month":12,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":91,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"9f5ca53736de452b82587dc8a714d714","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":91,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":91,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Hotel Empress Zoe","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjlmNWNhNTM3MzZkZTQ1MmI4MjU4N2RjOGE3MTRkNzE0IiwiQUlLIjoiMTEzYTk3ZTcwZTRkNDQ4NGE2ZTAwODlmNjhjNjg5MGEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "23/12/2018", "checkOut": "24/12/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$91", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"106775868":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
About
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Empress Zoe is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Istanbul, offering a quaint environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Close to Dolmabahce Palace (4.0 km), a popular Istanbul landmark, Hotel Empress Zoe is a great destination for tourists. Rooms at Hotel Empress Zoe include a safe, air conditioning, and a telephone, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease. In addition, as a valued Hotel Empress Zoe guest, you can enjoy free breakfast that is provided on-site. Getting online is possible, as Hotel Empress Zoe offers free wifi. Also, guests arriving by vehicle have access to paid public parking available nearby. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Buhara Ocakbasi Restaurant, Old Ottoman Cafe & Restaurant, and Marbella Terrace Cafe Restaurant, which are some seafood restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. If you’re looking for something to do, Bosphorus Cruise (0.9 km), Topkapi Palace (0.6 km), and Kapali Carsi (1.1 km) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Hotel Empress Zoe. Enjoy your stay in Istanbul!
Read more
Property amenities
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Quirky Hotels
Historic Hotel
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
158Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
58Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
Neighbourhood
Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
Read more
See all nearby hotels
Reviews (822)
Filter reviews
726 results
Traveller rating
527
157
27
14
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
527
157
27
14
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews spiral staircase garden suite the penthouse call to prayer topkapi palace blue mosque charming hotel turkey old city roof terrace living area no elevator flights of stairs turkish style single room top floor major sights
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 726 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hotel in a heart of Istanbul. Just 5 min walking distance from Blue Mosque, Aghia Sofia church and Topkapi Gardens They serve breakfast only, BUT it is one of the very best breakfast menu I've ever tried. The area around the hotel is very...More

Thank zlatko v
Reviewed 3 November 2018

MARVELOUS owners and staff, rooms and garden, breakfast, MARVELOUS location for touristing ! Shall return with friends in spring 2019. Cannot imagine staying in a traditional, Hilton, Marriott type hotel when there is the HOTEL EMPRESS ZOE!

Thank kjathissio
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We enjoyed our time at the Empress Zoe, a small, comfortable, extremely well located boutique hotel. The breakfast in the garden was lovely and of high quality. The staff were uniformly friendly and helpful. Our room, one of the suites,was very comfortable and well appointed....More

Thank LouisaRo
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We stayed here as our first stop in Turkey for two nights and the location suited our purpose very well as it is literally right next to main tourist sites. However, I would recommend another location if your stay in Istanbul is any longer (perhaps...More

2  Thank Jsy1984
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Stayed for 4 nights this past Septemeber 2018. It is a boutique hotel in a historic building. Zoe's strong points are the atmosphere; the garden; a good location near the 4 Seasons which makes it easy to locate; the house cats; generally quite--maybe a bit...More

Thank William B
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Aidana T
30 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Allan N | Reviewed this property |
We were two adults and a child and it was fine!
1
Vote
Muna A
23 July 2017|
Answer
Response from Yasmin Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do :)
1
Vote
hikergirl11
9 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from annnevans1 | Property representative |
Hello, I am Ann, the owner of Hotel Empress Zoe. Three of our standard doubles have balconies. The special top floor double has a terrace. If a balcony is important to you then you need to specify that need when you reserve... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Higher floor overlooking garden."
kjathissio
3 Nov 2018
Read review
"Decor in our suite was modern whereas our friends had one of the double rooms, which was more atmospheric..."
LouisaRo
27 Oct 2018
Read review
"NO elevator so be prepared for a climb."
D9080IYwilliamb
8 Oct 2018
Read review
"Some rooms have views of the Bosphorus!"
samsC4217TN
19 Aug 2018
Read review
Show More 
PRICE RANGE
US$61 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
empress zoe hotel istanbul
LOCATION
TurkeyIstanbulSultanahmet
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing