Grand Mark Hotel - Istanbul  3 stars

Cifte Gelinler Cadessi 10 Kumkapi, Istanbul, Turkey, 34130  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Hotel was quiet - No airport transfer - No minibar - Will definitely return
  • Hotel is spotlessly clean - Close to everything - Service was very good - Walls are paper thin
  • Walking distance from grand bazaar - Bathroom was small - Free internet
  • 15 minute walk to the blue mosque - Rooms were nice - Cheap price - Strongly recommended
  • In the heart of sultanahmet - Rooms are small - Friendly staff - Breakfast was good


Grand Mark Hotel is situated in the heart of Istanbul near Zeyrek Mosque, Seyh Suleyman Mosque and Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii ve Kulliyesi). This historical hotel was opened in 1989 and renovated in 2008.

The hotel boasts good location in Istanbul close to Aksaray underground station. You can see Constantine Column, Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Kumkapi Restaurants only 200 meters from the property.

A bazaar and restaurants are only a few steps from the hotel.

It lies only 250 meters away from Kumkapı train station. 15km to Ataturk airport.


The hotel offers 35 modern rooms with such room amenities as Wi-Fi, a minibar, satellite TV, a laptop-size safe and a private balcony. You can enjoy the panoramic views of the Marmara Sea from the room. They all have hardwood floor and classical furniture.


A buffet breakfast is offered at the restaurant. The restaurant offers fresh international meals in a warm atmosphere. Bottled drinks, barbecue and snacks are available at the lobby bar.


Guests will benefit from shopping service, airport transfer and car rental and also appreciate parking, a cash machine and a designated smoking area available on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   35.

City Center Istanbul - 3700 ft
Airports Ataturk (IST) - 8.0 mi, Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) - 19.5 mi
Train Stations Haydarpasa Train Station - 2.9 mi, - 400 ft
Underground stations Aksaray - 5000 ft, Emniyet-Fatih - 1.6 mi
Restaurants Hos seda (cuisine: Turkish) - 400 ft, Fener Restaurant (cuisine: Seafood) - 400 ft
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Mirror
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 3. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 175 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Triple or 1 Double and 1 Single bed
    Size: 195 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 175 sq. feet

      Double Room İncludes TV, air conditioning, telephone, minibar, safe boxes and private bathroom with shower or bath with telephone, hair dryer and is equipped with steam mirror. All Rooms are furnished to emphasize comfort with a warm atmosphere.

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        Bed type: Triple
        Size: 195 sq. feet

        Triple Room includes TV, air conditioning, telephone, minibar, safe boxes and private bathroom with shower or bath with telephone, hair dryer and is equipped with steam mirror. All Rooms are furnished to emphasize comfort with a warm atmosphere.

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          Grand Mark Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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          • Museums
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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions
          • Blue Mosque
            3300 ft
          • Basilica Cistern
            4000 ft
          • süleymaniye camii
            4000 ft
          Popular areas
          • Stadtmauer
            1400 ft
          • City Center
            3300 ft
          Places of interest
          • Kumkapi Restaurants
            700 ft
          • La mosquée de Beyazit
            1700 ft
          • 2000 ft
          • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa
            2000 ft
          • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye
            2300 ft
          • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit
            2300 ft
          • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa
            3000 ft
          • 3000 ft
          • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours
            3300 ft
          • Petite Sainte Sophie
            3300 ft
          • Mosquée Bleue
            3300 ft
          • Le milliaire d'Or
            3700 ft
          • La mosquée du Prince
            3700 ft
          • Istanbul Gay Private Tours
            3700 ft
          • Theodosianische Mauer
            4000 ft
          • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)
            4000 ft
          • L'aqueduc de Valens
            4000 ft
          • Holzhäuser
            4000 ft
          Universities, Institutes
          • Istanbul University
            2700 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Istanbul Archaeology Museum
            5200 ft
            Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu, Istanbul
          • Gulhane Park
            1.1 mi
            Alemdar Mah. Alemdar Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul
          • Zeyrek Mosque
            1.1 mi
            Zeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sok. Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul
          • Galata Bridge
            1.3 mi
          • Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii ve Kulliyesi)
            1.3 mi

          Near the hotel

          • Istanbul Photography Museum
            1000 ft
            Sehsuvar Bey Mah. Kadirga Liman Cad. No:60, Istanbul
          • Beyazit Mosque (Beyazit Camii)
            1600 ft
            Yeniceriler Cad., Istanbul
          • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii)
            2900 ft
            Sultanahmet, Istanbul
          • Sultan Ahmet Cami
            2000 ft
            Binbir Direk Mah. Dizdariye Cesme Sok. No:43, Istanbul
          • Museum of Calligraphy
            2000 ft
            Bayezit Meydani, Istanbul
          • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi)
            2900 ft
            At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
          • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque
            2900 ft
            Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Hos seda

            76% likes this, based on 258 reviews
            Cuisine: Turkish

            400 ft
            Muhsine Hatun Mah Samsa Ordekli Bakkal Sok. No:1/2

            Phone: 212 517 84 47

          • Fener Restaurant

            86% likes this, based on 191 reviews
            Cuisine: Seafood
            Price Range: USD 26 - USD 36

            400 ft
            Telli Odalar Sokak. No 5

            Phone: 212 516 4002

          • Olimpiyat 2 Minas Restaurant

            64% likes this, based on 33 reviews

            300 ft
            Samsa Sok, 7

            Phone: 90 212-5172240

          • Ege

            Cuisine: Seafood, Turkish, Fish & Chips

            400 ft
          • Kumkapi Fener Fish Restaurant

            74% likes this, based on 70 reviews
            Cuisine: Seafood

            400 ft
            Telliodalar Sokak No. 5

          Grand Mark Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Mark Hotel

          Average guest rating

          out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 136 reviews

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          Individual guest reviews

          • Couple

            small rooms not big ones but i enjoy it because it was near the middle of the city so no need for taxi . i did not try the food but i am sure it was nice

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Very very close to beach but bit of a walk to sultanahmet but great place to stay over all Best place to visit in the world istanbul we loved it

            Please dont use hotel taxi rather use shuttle service whihc only cost 5 euro and pick u up from your hotel and take u to the ataturk airport

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Staff are wondefull, laction very close to every thing, near the tream stop bayzed. near Greand bazzer and all other Atrcations.

            Every thing was good for us as a young couple. but some time you have to walk up hill.

            • Average rating
          • Group of friends

            The staff was amazingly friendly & warm. The officers at the reception treated us like family.

            Because we didn't give prior information, we didn't get an extra bed on the first night in a small room with just 1 queen bed & 3 occupants.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            The location to the main sights. Very good breakfast

            The room was very small the bar was not stocked with many things that were on the menu. The staff struggled to understand English but they were very polite and as helpful as they could be.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            Its location, the price, strict non-smoking policy

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            The hotel looks good, friendly staff and clean/big rooms. The breakfeast was good and flexible (we wanted to have breakfast half an hour earlier than the original times and this was no problem).

            It's quite a walk (uphill / walking up for 10 minutes) to the tram line and centre.

            • Average rating
          • Single

            safe box, internet, cleanliness

            location, unsafe environment

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Very good customer service from all the hotel staff

            Well, maybe the bathroom a bit small for larger size customers

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            The hotel staff is very very friendly and helpful. Although we do not speak much Turkish, they were always there to help us navigate the city. Our room was small but we did not come here to stay in the room so that was not an issue. We thought we would stay here 1 day and ended up staying 5. We would definitely stay here again.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            The hotel staff are very friendly , the location is fabulous.

            Unfortunatly the rooms were very small especially the triplet rooms

            • Average rating
          • Single

            Kindly staff.

            The room has been small and noizy.Brekfast has be more varios.

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Good location, very clean room, quiet neighbourhood, parking very close to hotel

            The staff speaks English very poor.

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            Staff were helpful. Good location. 15min walk to blue mosque. Many local restaurants and minimarts nearby. easy walk to tramline. Delicious fresh bread at breakfast. Free wifi. Hundreds of tv channels. Good hotel if you just want somewhere basic to sleep and not much more.

            Bathroom was small and old and broken. Shower door didn't close. Some lights didn't work.

            • Average rating
          • Single

            I really liked the Hotel Grand Mark. In fact, I stayed there twice both before and after my tour of Turkey - over a week total. The guys at the front counter were really helpful. My bank card was eaten by teb machine at the Attaturk airport and without the front counter help I could not have gotten it back. I enjoyed the breakfast. The quantity and quality was very good, not a lot of fresh fruit but there are markets all around it where you can get whatever you want. The rooms especially bathrooms are small but very clean. I am a budget traveler and spent very little time in my room. I think the Grand Mark is a great value for a solo traveler. Plus unlimited Internet access from the rooms was a bonus!

            Small bathrooms, but very clean.

            • Average rating
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