There’s never been a better time for a family trip to Europe! The surging dollar and declining euro means international travelers can find great deals on vacations to European cities. Trip Advisor, TripIndex Europe Report examines hotel rates and airfare costs to many European destinations. The report just released found Istanbul, Turkey to be the cheapest city to visit in the coming months. If you’re deciding where you’ll go this summer, Istanbul should top your list. Costs to travel to this popular vacation destination are down by 25% from last year. That can amount to some serious saving for families. Here is a list of very affordable hotels in Istanbul. All are four-star accommodation in the heart of the city, close to the best attractions to help make your trip planning a little easier.
Villa Sphendone Suites Hotel
Perfect for families, this traditional nineteenth-century Turkish villa is within walking distance to Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome! Villa Sphendone Suites Hotel offers guests roomy suites with LCD televisions, large marble bathrooms and balconies convenient for families that need more room. Some suites have a sitting room and a hot tub! Free amenities include wireless Internet, LCD satellite TV, and buffet style breakfast daily.
This restored Ottoman mansion offers guests a rooftop terrace with an outdoor pool and stunning views of Bosphorus and Golden Horn. Each room at the HHK Hotel is different with palatial finishing including chandeliers, premium bedding and elegant bathrooms. Guests can unwind in the full-service spa, on-site sauna, or enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace to take in breathtaking views. Amenities include complimentary wireless Internet, free breakfast daily, and babysitting services for a fee. Close to the Grand Bizarre and the Basilicata Cistern, HHK Hotel offers guest an unforgettable experience in Istanbul for a very reasonable price.
Galata Tower VIP Apartments
The Galata Tower VIP Apartments has so many great benefits for families! Close to Galata Tower, Taxsim Square and the metro, these spacious self-catering apartments are perfect for families who enjoy the comforts of home. Each apartment features a full kitchen, separate sitting area, and a double sofa bed. Free amenities include wireless Internet and satellite TV programming. Located in the historic Sultanahmet district, guests can take in the impressive view from the rooftop terrace.
Istanbul Golden City Hotel
Istanbul Golden City Hotel is a modern comfortable stay close to popular attractions for a very affordable price. Rooms feature modern decor, large bathrooms with spa-like amenities, deluxe bedding, and TV with satellite programming. Free conveniences include wireless Internet and breakfast daily. More comfortable and modern than most nearby hotels, Istanbul Golden City Hotel offer guests a business class experience for a great price.
Simply fabulous, family friendly Recital Hotel boasts luxurious finishing and outstanding customer reviews. Every room features fine wood furnishings, ornate custom fabrics, Select Comfort pillow top beds and double sofa beds. A short walk from The Blue Mosque, the Covered Bazaar and access to the tram, Recital Hotel make it easy for families stay in comfort and see the sights in Istanbul.