We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class"

Show Prices
#57 of 1,108 Hotels in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Nowy Efendi Hotel \"Special Class\"
Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class"
Panoramas (6)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

743 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class"
See the most recent reviews
Showing 473: English reviews
Singapore
Reviewed 15 May 2016

If you like old architecture and history, this is the part of Istanbul to stay at. The room though small n a little cramped, was very clean and the bed comfortable. Staff were very friendly. I loved the view from the rooftop and breakfast area. I found my way easily on foot, to the Hagia Sophia, Underground Cistern and other...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank pbritt_822491
EFENDIHOTEL, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

Hi:) Yes, really what a pity that you just stayed one night in our hotel otherwise you would be more satisfied during your stay:)))) But I promise you that next time you will be more satisfied in our hotel:) Hope to see you soon Ali Oğuz- Owner of Nowy Efendi Hotel-

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Thank you to all the staff at the Nowy Efendi hotel. You made our stay in Istanbul so memorable. The hotel is in a great location close to the tram station and all the amazing history of Istanbul. We will be back!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jamesD3579XG
EFENDIHOTEL, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

Thank you very very much dear James, it was very nice to know you and your wife Mrs. Tevhide :))) At our first meeting Mrs. Tevhide's Turkish shocked me really she speaks Turkish very very well:))) Hope to host you soon Best wishes to your lovely country Australia :)))) P.S. If you need sth in Istanbul as you know pls...

A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Perfet place .. Perfect location.. So quite.. And breakfast was awesome... They have a great view from the roof .. They were the only people who keep smiles in all istanbul ..Thnx to all the stuff in the hotel specially for Burcu, Ali ,Ulas, Bilal , Musa ..... will visit that place next time for sure..

 Report
Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
EFENDIHOTEL, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

:)))))))))) Thank you very very much what can I add to your review everything is written perfectly :))))) Just I can add that we are waiting for you In Turkish Language we have a nice idiom for the precious guests ; " Başımın üzerinde yerin var " it means "you have place above my head (always)" hope to see you...

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I was delighted by service in hotel, staff was great especially Musa who is working in bar at the top. Position of hotel was pretty good, just 2 or 3 min of Sultan Ahmed mosque and very easy for transportation . Hope to see you soon.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank benjamin626
EFENDIHOTEL, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

Thank you very much dear Benjamin, I informed to Musa that Mr. Benjamin speak of you, he was very happy:)))) he passed you best wishes and invite you İstanbul again:)))) Hope to host you again soon:)))) Ali Oğuz-Owner of Nowy Efendi Hotel-

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2016

great location for the main sites.only downside was lack of late checkout. I took the room for the extra night so i could shower before leaving for my 7 pm flight. Otherwise really nice staff and a good find.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank robertwR9780AG
EFENDIHOTEL, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

Dear Robert, I would like to inform you that we try to be flexible (if we are not in the high season) asap about late c/o but till 7pm unfortunately we can not do it:(((( sorry again :(((( But I am very happy that you were satisfied in our hotel:))))))) Hope to see you soon Ali Oğuz -Owner of Nowy...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is a wonderful hotel in a great location! The rooftop breakfast terrace is wonderful and the food above "breakfast included" Istanbul average. The service is superb and the rooms very clean, nicely furnished, with wonderful bathrooms. The location is super convenient to main attractions in the Old City. The Aya Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi and the Grand Bazaar are...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Heike T
EFENDIHOTEL, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

Dear Heike, Thank you very very much for your very nice review:)))) you are wonderful :)) All of our staff is very happy to know you :) Hope to see you again in our hotel Ali Oğuz-Owner of Nowy Efendi Hotel-

Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed last week. All staff very helpful,friendly:)) the breakfast was awesome, everywhere in walking distance I can't wait to go breakfast every morning specially all staff try to help us they offer very tasty Turkish cafe.. Room decorate very modern and the housekeeping attentions cleaning also I do not forget the write:) front desk so kind I really recommend...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Babar A
EFENDIHOTEL, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

I think there is no need to write anything more:)))))), you said everything what is important:)) Thank you very very much for you time to write a review and we are very happy that you were satisfied and happy in our hotel:))) Best regards Ali Oğuz-Owner of Nowy Efendi Hotel-

Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Over all very good atmosphere and environment. I got more than 100% satisfactory service. Nowy Efendi hotel is Very closest from train station n all historical place. All staffs are very nice n friendly, also very helpful. I want to come again in this hotel when I will visit in Istanbul,

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Shek T
EFENDIHOTEL, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

Thank you very very much for your good review really it was very nice to have a precious guest like you in our hotel. Our work is sometimes very tiring but when we know nice people all over the world and hear they were satisfied in that case we feel very well...... like now:))) Thank you very much again Ali...

Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Location of the hotel is in the heart of the old city, it is walking distance from everything. The service was one of the best I have ever had in my life, the staff went beyond the call of duty, always with smile and helping me and my wife as much as they could.The rooms are comfortable and the breakfast...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ricardo S
AOguzK, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

Dear Ricardo, This review is " one of the best maybe the best I have ever had " :))))) I have red your review to my friends during the meeting in the hotel even 2 times. Everybody listened me and at the end Mr.Ulaş (General Manager) and me started to clapped our staff :))) The atmosphere was worth seeing:)))) Thank...

Reviewed 26 April 2016

I cant fault this hotel. We had an excellent experience. The staff were LOVELY !!!! They were very helpful if we needed anything and spent a lot of time talking to and playing with my children. Good food, great location, clean and comfortable rooms. A great place to stay.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Craige G
AOguzK, Sahibi at Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class", responded to this review

Hello Dear Craige, Thank you very much for your LOVELY review, your children was such a charming that the staff couldn't stop themself to play with Hope to see you and your family soon in our hotel, Nowy Efendi is not your hotel it is just your Sweet Home :))) pls feel like this always....:) Ali Oğuz-Owner of Nowy Efendi...

559 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (252)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (29)
Viewed
Room/Suite (43)
Viewed
Bathroom (17)
Viewed
Dining (29)
Viewed
View from Room (14)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (3)
Viewed
Other (116)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (165)
Viewed
Double Room (29)
Viewed
French Plus Room (28)
Viewed
Dining (23)
Viewed
Second Double Room (20)
Viewed
The Hotel (37)
Viewed
Triple Room (28)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (142)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (23)
Viewed
Dining (17)
Viewed
Room/Suite (15)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Other (82)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Istanbul hotels
Sultanahmet
Antusa Palace Hotel
Antusa Palace Hotel
#31 of 1,108 in Istanbul
225 reviews
Sultanahmet
Great Fortune Hotel & SPA
Great Fortune Hotel & SPA
#65 of 1,108 in Istanbul
358 reviews
Sultanahmet
Hotel Darussaade Istanbul
Hotel Darussaade Istanbul
#40 of 1,108 in Istanbul
708 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Sultanahmet
Agora Life Hotel
Agora Life Hotel
#49 of 1,108 in Istanbul
955 reviews
Sultanahmet
Ambassador Hotel
Ambassador Hotel
#79 of 1,108 in Istanbul
949 reviews
Sultanahmet
Tan Hotel - Special Class
Tan Hotel - Special Class
#110 of 1,108 in Istanbul
334 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Sultanahmet

Neighbourhood Profile
Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Efendi Hotel is only 300 meters from the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace. The Grand bazaar is a an 8-minute walk from Efendi Hotel. Local restaurants, bars and cafes are within a couple minutes’ walk away. On our Rooftop Terrace you can become familiar with Turkish Breakfast Culture served as a buffet which is provided with intimate, attentive service while enjoying a panoramic view over Istanbul's Old City. Next to our Patio Terrace, we host our Terrace Cafe/Bar, A place to wine and dine, socialize and relax, write postcards, use Wi-Fi or take photographs of Istanbul’s famous landmarks. Open 15:00 – 23:00 daily (except Sundays) The Efendi Hotel provides Free Wi-Fi throughout the venue. Our carpeted rooms with genuine black-out curtains include; air conditioning (The heating system is eco-friendly; the heat from the air conditioner is reused to heat fresh water) minibar(on the guest expense) an LCD TV with international satellite channels, antibacterial light switch and a digital safe box. Private bathroom comes with a hairdryer, free toiletries and bathrobes & slippers. A coffee and tea basket is free of charge only on the first day. You can benefit from laundry and room service at the Efendi Hotel. Arrangements for transportation by private car to/from either of Istanbul’s airports (Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen) can be made for all guests by contacting reception. Transportation cost is the guest’s expense. On our Rooftop Terrace you can become familiar with Turkish Breakfast Culture served as a buffet which is provided with intimate, attentive service while enjoying a panoramic view over Istanbul's Old City. Next to our Patio Terrace, we host our Terrace Cafe/Bar, A place to wine and dine, socialize and relax, write postcards, use Wi-Fi or take photographs of Istanbul’s famous landmarks. Open 15:00 – 23:00 daily (except Sundays) The Efendi Hotel provides Free Wi-Fi throughout the venue. Our carpeted rooms with genuine black-out curtains include; air conditioning (The heating system is eco-friendly; the heat from the air conditioner is reused to heat fresh water) minibar(on the guest expense) an LCD TV with international satellite channels, antibacterial light switch and a digital safe box. Private bathroom comes with a hairdryer, free toiletries and bathrobes & slippers. A coffee and tea basket is free of charge only on the first day. You can benefit from laundry and room service at the Efendi Hotel. Arrangements for transportation by private car to/from either of Istanbul’s airports (Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen) can be made for all guests by contacting reception. Transportation cost is the guest’s expense. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class"

Address: Alemdar Mah. Hoca Rustem Mektebi Sok. No:9-11, Istanbul 34112, Turkey (Formerly Efendi Hotel)
Region: Turkey > Istanbul > Sultanahmet
Price Range: RM165 - RM334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class" 4*
Number of rooms: 28
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Priceline, Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com and Travelocity so you can book your Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class" reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#36 Luxury Hotel in Istanbul
#48 Family Hotel in Istanbul
#62 Romantic Hotel in Istanbul
#72 Best Value Hotel in Istanbul
#75 Business Hotel in Istanbul
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class" details originally provided by Yellow.com.tr
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class" staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question
Middleton, Wisconsin
Adana, Turkey

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Nowy Efendi Hotel "Special Class" staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“3 adults bedroom”
 of 5 bubbles A8048FGmarias, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“great price, a little far from Blue Mosque area but walking distance to the Bazar.”
  • the linens are just beautiful.
  • suite with a extra bed for our daughter, she love it!!
 of 5 bubbles claudiamain, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Nice big spacious rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles preethidkumar, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Very clean and modern”
 of 5 bubbles 83gehana, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“So close to all major tourist spots”
 of 5 bubbles 658nadzr, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay