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35 Yerebatan Cad.
Istanbul, 34410 , Turkey
TEL: 90-212-511-7766

Dedicated to the ancient Hittite goddess Kybele, this boutique hotel in Sultanahmet presents a lavish, jewel-box like interior design highlighted by antique carpets and furniture, red and gold walls, curios, and more than 2,000 colored-glass candle lamps hanging from the ceilings. Only 16 rooms are available, each decorated in a similar but simpler manner, while the garden, where breakfast is served, is reminiscent of a gypsy caravan. Sitting partly over Istanbul’s famous Basilica Cistern, the hotel is in easy walking distance from most major landmarks.

Room to Book:

Make sure you ask for a street-side room. The ones on the other side are darker and subject to not-always-pleasant aromas (and early morning noise) from the kitchen.

Insider Tip:

While not short on charm, Kybele is short of space. Its maze of rooms and tight staircases and corridors can present challenges to those with mobility issues.


Open / Closes
  • Breakfast Included
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Family Friendly
  • Luxury Boutique Hotel
  • Room Service

Number of Rooms: 16

Number of Suites:

Year Opened:



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