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Lionel Hotel Istanbul

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Front of property - evening/night
Indoor pool
Connection Room | Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Lionel Hotel Istanbul

Lionel Hotel Istanbul

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with full-service spa, connected to the convention center, near Forum Istanbul

8.4/10 Very good

292 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
The price is CA $133
Price available on 03/28/2023
Yenidogan Mahallesi Abdi Ipekci, Cad. Bölükbasi Sok. No1, Bayrampasa, Istanbul, 34030

Guests rated this location 8.8/10 - Excellent

Main amenities
  • 24-hour room service
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Bayrampasa
  • Süleymaniye Mosque - 23 min drive
  • Grand Bazaar - 24 min drive
  • Eminönü Square - 27 min drive
  • Egyptian Bazaar - 27 min drive
  • Blue Mosque - 9 min drive
  • Galata Tower - 27 min drive
  • Istiklal Avenue - 27 min drive
  • Hagia Sophia - 12 min drive
  • Topkapi Palace - 38 min drive
  • Sultanahmet Square - 31 min drive

Getting around

  • Istanbul Airport (IST) - 43 min drive
  • Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Intl. Airport (SAW) - 74 min drive
  • Emniyet - Fatih Station - 4 min drive
  • KIPTAS Venezia Station - 6 min drive
  • Vezneciler Subway Station - 6 min drive
  • Rami Station - 8 min walk
  • Topcular Station - 11 min walk
  • Sagmalcilar Station - 12 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Titanic Coffee - 3 min walk
  • Bayrampaşa Dürümcü Sedat - 5 min walk
  • Edirnekapı Surdışı - 5 min walk
  • Cafeterya - 5 min walk
  • Dilan Börek&Pide Salonu - 5 min walk

About this property

Lionel Hotel Istanbul

Placing you within a 15-minute drive of Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, Lionel Hotel Istanbul offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 60 per vehicle. You can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps, or aromatherapy. Other features of this luxurious hotel include an indoor pool, a poolside bar, and a health club. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and nice bathrooms. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Rami Station is 8 minutes and Topcular Station is 11 minutes.


English, German, Russian, Turkish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 237 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 6 AM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • 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
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Poolside bar

What to do

  • Fitness classes
  • Pilates classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Free use of nearby fitness center

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • 6 meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • 1 building/tower
  • An indoor pool
  • Built in 2016
  • Full-service spa
  • Garden
  • Health club
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Television in common areas
  • Terrace


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchairs available on site


  • English
  • German
  • Russian
  • Turkish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Soundproofed rooms

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Qualia Exclusive has 12 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is open daily.


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately EUR 13 per person
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 60 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from September 11 to September 11:
  • Swimming pool

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 25 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

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 and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

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

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.


<p>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. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Lionel Hotel
Lionel Istanbul
Lionel Hotel Istanbul Hotel
Lionel Hotel Istanbul Istanbul
Lionel Hotel Istanbul Hotel Istanbul

Frequently asked questions

Does Lionel Hotel Istanbul offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Lionel Hotel Istanbul does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Lionel Hotel Istanbul?
As of 26 Mar 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Lionel Hotel Istanbul on 28 Mar 2023 start from CA $133, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Lionel Hotel Istanbul?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Lionel Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Lionel Hotel Istanbul?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Lionel Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Lionel Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 60 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Lionel Hotel Istanbul?
You can check in from 2 PM - 6 AM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Lionel Hotel Istanbul and nearby?
Onsite recreation at Lionel Hotel Istanbul includes aerobics, Pilates, and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. Lionel Hotel Istanbul also has a sauna and a steam room, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Lionel Hotel Istanbul?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
What's the area around Lionel Hotel Istanbul like?
Lionel Hotel Istanbul is in Bayrampasa, a short 8-minute walk from Rami Station.



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4/10 Fair

The hotel service was 4/10 except the Manager Ekrem (if i remember the name correctly). He helped me to get a reliable taxi especially when I am a foreigner in the country but the hotel staff could have done a better job. There was no plug to charge my phone as my wall plug is from the States and wouldn’t fit in. Upon asking the hotel, they says they only sell it and cannot charge my phone. Later Ekrem, helped me to charge it to book taxi.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The place was great, clean, very friendly stuff, food was excellent, the only thing I didn’t like was the bed comforter , I wish it was Thicker and bigger
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8/10 Very good

The hotel is nice, big clean rooms. But there is a strong smoking smell everywhere and the location is very bad, nothing around and very hard to get a taxi
Taghrid, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

The room was so noisy, you can even sleep, there is a school next to hotel, which make it worst the glass window is not sound isolated, also you can smile cigarette smoke, my last advice if you decided to go with them avoid lower floors with school view
Morad, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Zaher, 10-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Arian, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Rude staff
Ellias, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff was so great. They helpful and knowledgeable. Every time we lost and asked them about it, they have your answer right away. Good teamwork and the quality they provide it’s amazing. Willing to come in the next couple months at the same hotel. Great job guys, keep it up that hard work.
Mohammed, 18-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great reason to stay out of the historic districts
Gym, pool, and sauna facilities are excellent. The gym in particular is deserving of high praise with lots of space and a massive variety of modern machines. Spacious rooms, only approx 30 TL taxi/Uber ride to Forum Istanbul mall. Airport shuttle service isn't cheap but it is well worth the reliability and convemience (comfortable Mercedes van, not shared). Hotel is less than 5 min away by foot to Tuna Caddesi, an avenue with many affordable amenities.
Ray, 6-night trip
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6/10 Good

I love the Hotel it had spa swimming pool steam room so its quite good the Metro was not far you can walk it 15 min to get to metro. The thing I did not like is I asked them 3 times for iron board to be put in my room they took 3 days to get it and second at night I asked them for Scissors they said we cant give you scissors because they gave it for someone who had a weeding and in the hotel they only had 1 scissors and I told them when they finish from using the scissors to bring up to my room and they did not so in the morning I went and asked for it again and they still did not get the scissors from the people who was using it.
George, 7-night trip
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