Raymond  4 stars

Ebussuut St. Number 22 Sirkeci-Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey, 34110  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Great restaurants nearby - Excellent service - Nice white bedding - Recommend staying here
  • Room was pretty clean - Bathroom was ok - Nice rooftop terrace - Very tasty food - Nice view
  • Close to the tram station - Comfortable beds - Tv screen is small - Great value for money
  • Close to all tourist attractions - Safe and wifi in the room - No coffee or tea - Great breakfast
  • Fantastic hotel - Great location - Rooms are solid and nice - Staff seems helpful


The four-star Raymond Hotel is comfortably placed in the heart of the European Istanbul, close to the world important Hagia Sofia.

This renovated in 2010 property is housed in Istanbul old building with modern and classical style.

The spacious 36 rooms and suites are equipped with elegant furnishings and personal safe box.

The on-site dining venue provides refined international and regional specialties.

The business center includes personal computers with wireless high-speed internet connection.

Number of rooms   36.

City Center Istanbul - 3000 ft
Airports Ataturk (IST) - 8.7 mi, Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) - 19.1 mi
Train Stations Haydarpasa Train Station - 2.5 mi, - 400 ft
Underground stations Aksaray - 1.5 mi, Taksim - 1.8 mi
Restaurants Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine (cuisine: Turkish) - 200 ft, Imbat Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish) - 300 ft
Parks Gulhane Park - 1300 ft


Single Rooms are decorated with smooth lines and tea and coffee making facilities.

French Double Rooms are completed with beautiful French furniture and wardrobe.

Twin Rooms feature two single beds and mini-bar.

Roof Suites include make-up desk and luxury amenities.

One child under the age of seven may stay free of charge in the existing bedding.

Extra beds are available upon request.

Dining options

The property offers a delicious free continental breakfast buffet each morning in the restaurant.

The hotel’s restaurant serves incredible Turkish cuisine, international dishes and a variety of aperitifs accompanied by the picturesque views of Bosphorous from the elegant terrace.

The bar provides warm atmosphere to enjoy Turkish coffee, exotic drinks and light meals while listening to the music.

The hotel Raymond serves a buffet breakfast for free. 

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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Tour desk

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

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Internet access



from  2 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 7 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Single Rooms are decorated with smooth lines and tea and coffee making facilities.

French Double Rooms are completed with beautiful French furniture and wardrobe.

Twin Rooms feature two single beds and mini-bar.

Roof Suites include make-up desk and luxury amenities.

One child under the age of seven may stay free of charge in the existing bedding.

Extra beds are available upon request.

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      Raymond LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Airports
      • Underground stations
      • Train stations
      • Parks
      • Tourist attractions
      • Museums
      • Convention centers
      • Stadiums
      • Food and meals
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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      • Basilica Cistern
        1400 ft
      • Topkapi Palace
        1700 ft
      • Hagia Sophia
        1700 ft
      Places of interest
      • L'aqueduc de Valens
        400 ft
      • Theodosianische Mauer
        400 ft
      • Holzhäuser
        400 ft
      • La gare de l'Orient-Express
        700 ft
      • Istanbul Gay Private Tours
        1400 ft
      • Petite Sainte Sophie
        1400 ft
      • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)
        1400 ft
      • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours
        1700 ft
      • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa
        1700 ft
      • Saint Sophia
        1700 ft
      • Le milliaire d'Or
        1700 ft
      • La fontaine Ahmet III
        2000 ft
      • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)
        2000 ft
      • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit
        2000 ft
      • Neue Moschee
        2000 ft
      • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye
        2000 ft
      • La mosquée nouvelle (Yeni Valide Sultan Camii)
        2000 ft
      • La colonne de Constantin
        2000 ft
      • Archeological Museum
        1000 ft
      • Gülhane-Park
        400 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Tophane Parki
        1.0 mi
        Hacimimi Mah. Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Kemankes, Beyoglu, Istanbul
      • Istanbul Modern Museum
        1.0 mi
        Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Istanbul
      • Golden Horn
        1.0 mi
        Halic, Istanbul
      • Galipdede Caddesi
        1.1 mi
      • Galata Mevlevi Lodge
        1.1 mi
        Sahkulu Mah. Galip Dede Cad. No:15, Istanbul

      Near the hotel

      • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
        1700 ft
        Sultanahmet, Istanbul
      • Istanbul Archaeology Museum
        1400 ft
        Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu, Istanbul
      • Gulhane Park
        1300 ft
        Alemdar Mah. Alemdar Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul
      • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih
        1700 ft
        Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19, Istanbul
      • Isbank Museum
        1800 ft
        Hobyar mah Bankacilar Cad no 2, Istanbul
      • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii)
        2900 ft
        Sultanahmet, Istanbul
      • New Mosque
        2000 ft
        Eminonu IstanbulTurkey

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Pasazade Restaurant Ottoman Cuisine

        73% likes this, based on 1906 reviews
        Cuisine: Turkish
        Price Range: USD 17 - USD 25

        200 ft
        Ibn-i Kemal Caddesi 5/A Sirkeci

        Phone: 513 3750

      • Imbat Restaurant

        82% likes this, based on 1751 reviews
        Cuisine: Turkish
        Price Range: USD 22 - USD 29

        300 ft
        Hocapasa Mh. Hudavendigar Caddesi No:24

        Phone: +90 212 520 71 91

      • Dejavu Restaurant and Bar

        80% likes this, based on 376 reviews
        Cuisine: Turkish

        100 ft
        Mehmet Murat Street
      • Ozler Restaurant

        74% likes this, based on 248 reviews
        Cuisine: Turkish

        100 ft
        Ibni Kemal Cad. No. 9 Sirkeci

        Phone: 512 4107

      • New Hatay Restaurant Kebab & Fish House

        81% likes this, based on 302 reviews
        Cuisine: Turkish

        200 ft
        Ibni-Kemal Caddesi-Sirkeci
      Getting there.

      Ataturk International Airport is in 20km from the property.

      Head southeast on Ataturk Havaalani Yolcu Girisi, at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Ataturk Havalimani Cadde, at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Yesilkoy Bakirkoy Sahil Yolu, take slight right onto Kennedy Cadde, continue straight to stay on Kennedy Cadde, take left onto Ahirkapi Iskele Sokak, turn right onto Ahirkapi Sokak, take right onto Sadirvan Sokak, Sadirvan Sokak turns left and becomes Ishak Pasa Cadde, turn left onto Kabasakal Cadde, take the first right onto Yerebatan Cadde, turn right onto Alemdar Cadde and turn left onto Ebussuut Cadde.

      Raymond Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Raymond

      Average guest rating

      out of 10
      Based on 579 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Couple

        We liked the location, convenient and it was very close to the main attractions in istanbul and easy to get to places using the tram which was only 2 min away. Room was of decent size, cleaned everyday. Good breakfast, had a variety of items. The host, Fatima and rest of staff were friendly and very helpful. Enjoyed our stay here.

        No tea/coffee in the room although a kettle and mugs were provided. Otherwise everything was good

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        we liked the location near the old city,the wi-fi connection was superb and the personnel was very helpfull.

        very small room and really poor breakfast for a four star hotel.the refrigerator was noisy.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        great Hotel and indeed capable of more that 4 stars

        • Average rating
      • Single

        When I arrived, I had a severe cold. The bell boy noticed and brought me a complementary fruit basket. The location of the hotel is excellent: Topaki Palace, Grand Bazar, Cagaloglu Hamami, Blue Mosque, Haga Sofia, etc. are all on walking distance from the hotel. At the beginning of the hotel's street there is also an Irish pub (with Turkish music and staff though) and accross the hotel Turkish Kitchen restaurant serves good local food. Hotel rooms are small but clean and -to my opinion- tastefully decorated. Some furniture pieces looked-like some I have at home. Minibar present.

        Please don't forget to bring your ear plugs as you will hear people walking and talking around your room, especially in the morning. Breakfast is only served between 7 and 10 am. What they serve is ok for 1 or 2 days, but somewhat limited for a longer stay. Not perfect but I think you get worth for your money.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        The location is very good in order to visit the main attractions of Istanbul.

        The parking place is not enough for every guest, but you can find another one on the corner.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Location was excellent however the room was very small. Cupboard space was very limited so unpacking was impossible. Very quiet and comfortable.

        Very small room.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        1.The location is just perfect for those who would like to see all the sightseeing of the city without wasting time and money for transport 2. Hotel staff is very friendly and helpful (hairdryer in our room didn't work but it was sorted out immediately after I told the receptionist about it)

        1. The room we stayed in was very small 2. Breakfast is quite poor

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Everything was Just Perfect . First I had a problem with My Stay in Istanbul and They solve it to me. The Location of the Hotel is Just 1 min Away from Main Metro Station and 10 Min Walking from the central of Sultan Ahmet ( Topkapi , Blue Mosque , Hagia Sophia ) and 20 from Grand Bazar . The Stuff are Great and very Helpful . I will definently stay there during my next visit to Istanbul

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Staff very friendly and helpfull. The room was nice and clean. The hotel has a very good location, 5 minutes by feet from Aya Sophia and Topkapi, 10 min from the Bosphorus. Just front the street, u can fin tram Gulhane.Internet is free for the customers.

        The breakfast was varied but the quality is not good. Bread not tasty, sweet bakkeries very oily and not tasty. Coffee machine, not a real coffee. They can do better especially for 14 euros. The view from my room, front a wall, back side of the hotel.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Location and the attentive friendly staff. Small but functional rooms; the beds were comfortable. Tea making facilities.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        extraordinary nice and friendly staff, helpful about every question we had. good breakfast, great location, we went almost everywhere by foot.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The single room smart price is only 39 Euro,it's very good because the promotional price.The breakfast is pretty nice with many kinds food,also the dining room is beautiful.The stuff there is kind and helpful even my check out time is a little late.

        You can't see the more beautiful view from the dining room for breakfast

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        clean room, good breakfast, and best location

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Friendly staff. Excellent location.

        Rooms are so small, no stand for the suitcase. By the time the suitcase is on the floor you had to go over the bed to go from one side of the bed to the next. We complained and transferred to a bigger room the next day but it was only very slightly better. Wanted to stay two extra days but the hotel eas full and the staff could have been much more helpful finding another hotel.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Staff is very nice, rooms were clean

        Shutlle service very disorganized, wardrobe in room too small

        • Average rating
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