This Istanbul, Turkey hotel offers the most luxurious accommodations, highest quality of customer service and a convenient location to local attractions such as the Archeological Museum and Beyoglu. Centrally located in historic downtown Istanbul, the BEST WESTERN Empire Palace prides itself on unbeatable customer service and beautiful, luxurious accommodations. Situated near several Turkish towns, this Istanbul hotel offers convenient access to attractions such as the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque also known as the Sultan Ahmet Mosque. The BEST WESTERN Empire Palace offers boutique-styled guest rooms each featuring cable satellite television and high-speed Internet access. Guests are welcome to a complimentary full breakfast each morning before heading out to see all that historic Istanbul, Turkey has to offer. Hotel amenities include a foreign currency exchange, guest laundry, massage services, business center and meeting facilities accommodating up to 100 guests. The hotel also boasts a cocktail lounge and restaurant which features both Turkish and International cuisines. The hotel is conveniently located just 0. 2 kilometers from the Archeological Museum and a short distance to the AKM Taksim and Beyoglu. Guests will enjoy spending a day sightseeing or an afternoon shopping around the Egyptian Bazaar. Istanbul is also home to a variety of fairs and festivals throughout the year including elaborate events for New Years Eve and Easter. Make a reservation today and save at the BEST WESTERN Empire Palace! Enjoy your stay.