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The Empress Theodora

Alemdar Cad. No:16 Sultanahmet, Fatih, 34122 Istanbul, Turkey


Very good

Based on 995 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • 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.

Optional fees

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 270 per vehicle (one way)

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

Check-in Instructions

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

Check-in Special Instructions

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


General description

Isn’t it all about enjoying your holiday! The Empress Theodora Hotel is budget-friendly, where you don’t need to break open your piggy bank to enjoy yourself and light it up.

In Istanbul, you will be near to Column of Constantine and Spice Bazaar, and many more places when you stay at The Empress Theodora Hotel, which is few steps away from all the pleasurable sightseeing.

Hospitality, warm reception, and friendly staff are what you will find when you first step into the property not only because of the warm atmosphere but also for the accommodations that are rigged up with minibars, safes and phones.

Check-in: From 1:00 PM

Check-out: Until 12:00 PM


The Empress Theodora Hotel is located in Istanbul. It is about 0.2 km away from Basilica Cistern, and close to major venues and tourist attractions, such as Hagia Sophia and Istanbul Archaeological Museum.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Basilica Cistern - 0.2 km / 0.2 mi
Hagia Sophia - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Istanbul Archaeology Museum - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
German Fountain - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Cagaloglu Hamami - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Sultanahmet Square - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Gulhane Park - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Turkish and Islamic Art Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Cemberlitas Bath - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Column of Constantine - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Arasta Bazaar - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
New Mosque - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Little Hagia Sophia - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Eminonu Pier - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.) - 20.1 km / 12.5 mi
Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 45.5 km / 28.3 mi

The preferred airport for The Empress Theodora is Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.).


Feast your senses at one of The Empress Theodora Hotel's eateries serving a variety of tasty dishes. A breakfast buffet is provided, and room service is also available around the clock.


Wake up in the morning and enjoy the atmosphere of Istanbul at one of 18 comfortable accommodations at The Empress Theodora Hotel, where every detail was carefully selected and quality crafted for the guests, featuring air-conditioning, refrigerators, irons and electric kettles. For more pleasure, there are also TVs with cable channels, in addition to Wi-Fi service. When it comes to bathing, you can have a relaxing one in your private bathroom that is fitted with a hairdryer, toiletries and a shower. Housekeeping services are provided.


The Empress Theodora Hotel provides a group of magnificent services to meet guests’ needs, such as nearby attractions shuttle service, a 24-hour front desk, a tour desk, luggage storage service, a safety deposit box, air-conditioning and a terrace.

Business, and other amenities

This 3-star property provides fax and photocopying, airport shuttle service, express check-in and check-out and multilingual staff to fulfil all your needs.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Shuttle to airport

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Smoking area

  • Concierge

  • Restaurant

  • Dry cleaning service


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Business centre
  • Library
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoking area
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
Parking & transportation
  • Shuttle to airport
  • Does The Empress Theodora offer free breakfast?

    No, The Empress Theodora does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Empress Theodora have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Empress Theodora doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Empress Theodora provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Empress Theodora have a swimming pool?

    No, The Empress Theodora does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Empress Theodora have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Empress Theodora does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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