Celal Aga Konagi Hotel

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Average rate: $49 - Hotel class: 5 stars
Balabanaga Mahallesi Sehzadebas─▒ Caddesi No 5/7, Istanbul, Turkey

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Celal Aga Konagi Hotel Istanbul Reviews

nightsky nightsky
17 reviews
Jun 13, 2013
We found this 5 star hotel for a very good discount. It is situated along the busy Sehzade Basi Caddesi with easy connections to the famous attractions in Sultanahmet, the old town, only a few tram stops away. The hotels feature a generous free brunch (but they take extra charge for the juice!), 2 swimming pools (one in the basement and one on the roof top), a good italian restaurant, bar, brunch restaurant, a huge chandelier in the lobby/stairway, 2 aquariums, billiard table, spa, turkish bath. Our double room featured a nice jacuzzi (!), french balcony, phone in the bathroom, minibar, a virtual fireplace and a large flatscreen TV, mostly with turkish channels. The interior of the room was ok, but nothing special.

There was also a portier that met us at the entrance and helped us with the luggage to our taxi, very nice. The staff are friendly, but not very. Some of them are not very friendly. For example when we were about to check out they told us that we bought a juice from the minibar that we hadn't. A bit stange, but they believed us. The staff at the bar was extremely friendly and personal, and even shook our hands upon arrival. The interior of the hotel is very personal and very posh, even if some furnitures are a bit worn. We found chandeliers, beautiful mosaic windows, wooden ceilings and walls, glass tiles, and othervery beautiful decorations. The exterior of the building is also very nice, especially at night when it is illuminated in violet, blue and yellow colours. Overall it was very good value for money, but it feels more like 4 stars then 5 on some points. But still a 5 star hotel because of all extra features.
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Celal Aga Konagi Hotel Overview

The charming historical Celal Aga Konagi hotel is very close to all of the city's major tourist attractions and historical places of interest such as the Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque, Haghia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace, all of which are located in the centre of Old Istanbul within easy walking distance. Shops, restaurants and links to the public transport network are on the hotel's doorstep and Sirkeci train station is around 1.8 km away. Taksim, with its bars, pubs and nightlife is around an 18-minute ride away on public transport. The family-friendly city hotel is approximately 15 km from Ataturk Airport while Sabiha Gokcen Airport is roughly 55 km away.

A real Istanbul tale at the heart of the historical peninsula - the hotel has 87 comfortable guest rooms and welcomes guests into a lobby with a 24-hour reception, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom and lift access. Built and renovated in 2009, the design hotel also offers guests a restaurant, cafe, pub and bar, meeting rooms, ballrooms, WLAN Internet access, a car park and an undercover parking garage. For an additional fee, guests may also make use of the room and laundry services.

All of the hotel guestrooms have a satellite plasma TV, computer and fax connection points, wireless Internet access, a minibar, safe, direct dial telephone and individually regulated air conditioning and heating. All rooms are equipped with Tempur double beds with goose quill duvets, cushions covered with silk sheets and silk carpets, while the en suite bathrooms are 12 m┬▓ in size and feature a shower, hairdryer, a special hot tub and automated closets with silk towels and bathrobes.

The hotel offers a contemporary health spa with the ancient 600-year-old Acemoglu Turkish bath (fees apply), sauna and steam room as well as indoor and outdoor swimming pools with a children's swimming area and poolside snack bar (fees apply) where sun loungers are provided. Guests may also enjoy a work-out in the gym or relax with a massage (fees apply).

The hotel restaurant serves Turkish cuisine, with a breakfast buffet each morning and lunch and dinner are available a la carte.

Celal Aga Konagi Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Playground
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ticket Service
  • Facsimile
  • Ballroom
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Exhibit Space
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Steam Bath
  • Body Treatments
  • Facial Treatments
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • Spa/Jetted Tub
  • Child Pool
  • Pool Indoor
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Highchairs
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Shoe Shine
  • Free Parking

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