87.0% Based on 548 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they enjoy the overall value at Arena Hotel - Special Class. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Sultanahmet Square. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and a restaurant are available. Built in 1995, this hotel has 40 rooms over 4 floors. Free WiFi and Select Comfort beds are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with Select Comfort beds, 24-hour room service and LCD TVs
  • Free buffet breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Drinking and dining options include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes helicopter/aeroplane tours
  • Guests speak favourably about the central location and the proximity to the airport
  • Within a 15-minute walk of Hippodrome of Constantinople and Blue Mosque
  • Airport, railway station and local-area shuttle service available for a fee

Economy Double or Twin Room on the Basement Floor - No View

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£38 per night

Corner Double or Triple Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Queen Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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87.0% of guests recommend out of 548 reviews

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About the Arena Hotel - Special Class

Location Kucukayasofya Mah., Istanbul, Istanbul 34122

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Spa services, a library, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Arena Hotel - Special Class. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours), a beach shuttle and a train station drop-off service are available for a fee. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. A complete renovation of Arena Hotel - Special Class was completed in January 2014. This Istanbul hotel is smoke free.

  • 40 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1995
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Parking

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

Transport

  • Airport: Istanbul (IST) (43.9 km / 27.3 mi)
  • Train station: Istanbul Cankurtaran Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Metro station: Cemberlitas Station (0.6 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle, train station pick-up, cruise terminal shuttle, ferry terminal shuttle, beach shuttle, theme park shuttle, and shopping centre shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Arena Hotel - Special Class offers 40 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include complimentary slippers, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Select Comfort beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

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

Delight Restaurant & Bar – On-site pub. Open selected days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

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

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

Spa Services

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Arena Hotel - Special Class

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are 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.

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 are 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.

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Arena Hotel - Special Class offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, and train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

The Turkish Ministry of Tourism assigns an official classification for accommodation in Turkey. This Hotel property is awarded the following classification: Special Class.