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We have selected the best holiday accommodation by the sea in Istanbul. Bluepillow allows you to save money, by finding the best rates on the main vacation rental websites in Istanbul

  • Otantik Guesthouse

    9.2 Exceptional (592)
    • 8 Guests · 2Bedrooms
    Our reception at Otantik Guesthouse is open 24/7. We help with travel arrangements, tourist information and city tours. It is new, a very friendly, clean and homely hotel with excellent facilities and
  • Emirhan Inn Apartment

    8.2 Fabulous (1251)
    • Hotel
    Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Square and Grand Bazaar. Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace are also within 1 mi (2 km). Cemberlitas Station is 8
  • Marmara Guesthouse

    5.9 Pleasant (1387)
    • Hotel
    Marmara Guesthouse is located in Sultanahmet, a neighborhood in Istanbul, and is near a metro station. Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include
  • Seatanbul Guesthouse

    0 Acceptable (159)
    • 8 Guests · 2Bedrooms
    Seatanbul Guesthouse has large different type of room, we offer double, triple rooms and single rooms.9 room have full ocean view and some have balcony.Our hotel offers a comfortable, clean and budget
  • Hotel Sufi

    7.9 Very Good (117)
    • 8 Guests · 2Bedrooms
  • TT Guest Rooms

    • 8 Guests · 2Bedrooms
    TT Guest Rooms offers modern decoration and comfortable stay while you are in Istanbul. Our rooms are suitable for the family trips, and longer stay since it is much more bigger than the standard hotel

Bed and breakfast offers in Istanbul by the sea

Are you looking for an accommodation in Istanbul and do you want to save money? Choose from 26 Bed & Breakfasts in Istanbul

  • Anadolu Hotel

    8.2 Fabulous (353)
    • Hotel
    Anadolu Hotel is located in Sultanahmet, a neighborhood in Istanbul, and is in the historical district and near the boardwalk. Hagia Sophia and Mixer are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop
  • Galata Grace

    7.2 Very Good (526)
    • 3 Guests · 0Bedroom
    Galata Grace is located in Istanbul City Center, a neighborhood in Istanbul. Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Basilica Cistern
  • Hammamhane

    9.8 Exceptional (1055)
    • 45 Guests · 15Bedrooms
    With a stay at Hammamhane, you'll be centrally located in Istanbul, a 10-minute walk from Taksim Square and 14 minutes by foot from Galata Tower. This spa guesthouse is 1.9 mi (3 km) from Suleymaniye
  • Tomtom Suites - Special Class

    9.7 Exceptional (1745)
    • Hotel
    Located in Istanbul (Taksim), Tomtom Suites - Special Class is within a 15-minute walk of Galata Tower and Taksim Square. This 5-star hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Istiklal Avenue and 1.5 mi (2.4 km)
  • Sultanahmet Palace Hotel - Special Class

    9.1 Exceptional (1289)
    • Hotel
    With a stay at Sultanahmet Palace Hotel - Special Class in Istanbul (Sultanahmet), you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Blue Mosque and Sultanahmet Square. This 4-star hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Hagia
  • The LOCAL

    9.5 Exceptional (219)
    • 27 Guests · 9Bedrooms
    We at The Local are all about genuine care, comfort, making memories, making friends and loving life. Overview Live as a Local in one of Istanbul's coolest boutique hostel. With our luxury sheets

The best places to stay in Istanbul

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  • Emerald Hotel

    7.9 Very Good (612)
    • Hotel
    Located by the sea, Emerald Hotel is in Taksim neighborhood and is connected to a shopping center. Taksim Square and Galata Tower are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit
  • Siesta Hotel

    7.5 Very Good (212)
    • Hotel
    Located in the Historic Peninsula of Istanbul, Siesta Hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi. Its terrace offers panoramic views of the Sea of Marmara and the Blue Mosque. Some rooms feature a private balcony.
  • Lemon Residence

    6.7 Pleasant (367)
    • Hotel
    Located in Taksim neighborhood, Lemon Residence is connected to the convention center. Galata Tower and The Egyptian Bazaar are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Grand
  • Istanbul Central Hotel

    7.5 Very Good (595)
    • Hotel
    Located on the boardwalk, Istanbul Central Hotel is in Istanbul City Center neighborhood and is connected to a shopping center. The Egyptian Bazaar and Hagia Sophia are notable landmarks, and travelers
  • Star Holiday Hotel

    7.1 Very Good (1844)
    • Hotel
    Star Holiday Hotel is an unbeatable place to stay, for its location, price and the friendly welcome of the staff! The hotel has been fully renovated (April 2014) : the rooms, terrace, lobby, furniture
  • Lotus Hotel

    7.9 Very Good (386)
    • Hotel
    Just 200 yards to the Golden Horn, Lotus Hotel is located in the Old City. It offers a terrace with sea views, free Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms that have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. All

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B&Bs and holiday homes Istanbul: the best accommodation solutions

Istanbul is an highly sought after destination by tourist from the whole world. The 923,537 reviews for all the accommodation in the area are the proof: 12,275 reviews with a score of 10.0 Excellent and 4,553 reviews with a score of 8.0 Very Good. Reading these reviews you can learn about the best accommodation by the sea, with the best reviews in Istanbul.
The best accommodation solutions in the area are numerous. Over a total of 15,839 accommodation, it's possible to distinguish 10,323 apartments, 5,555 hotels, 444 b&bs, 820 independent homes, 30 villas, 180 hostels and much more. Amongst these you will be able to find the best offers for the best solution for your needs, wether you decide to go alone, for a romantic get-away, or with a group of friends. The end goal is an unforgettable holiday in Istanbul.
Every type of accommodation at this destination displays a range of services that will adapt perfectrly to your requests: Pets Allowed, Pool, Kitchen, Spa, Parking and much more. The choice is yours.

Istanbul: How much does accommodation cost?

How much does holiday accommodation cost in Istanbul? On average in Istanbul it is possible to find accommodation solutions for an average cost of 65 pounds per night.

What to do in Istanbul

In Istanbul, the best accommodation near the sea can also be found near the major interest points.

Only a few km from the sea you can find 15,839 accommodation options available at the best price: 10,323 Apartments, 444 B&Bs, 5,555 Hotels, and much more. Below you can find the best apartments near the beaches.
A Istanbul, furthermore, much of the best accommodation is close to the best beaches in the area: 19 Apartments, B&Bs, Hotels, and much more.

Istanbul: Which is the ideal month for a holiday?

Istanbul: when to go? Whether you love the heat or the cold, if you're planning a trip here, it could be useful for you to know: July, has temperatures that can reach 26°C, it's the hottest month at this touristic destination. January instead is the coldest month, where temperatures can trop to 7°C.


The city where East meets West. A blend of history and a fusion of cultures make Istanbul a city like no other. It is one of the very few cities of the world that has so much rich history and architecture. From the Ottoman Empire to the modern day festivities in the city, it is a place of people of all kinds of backgrounds and belief systems.

Although predominantly Muslim, but since it’s a secular country, you will find people who adhere to both ends of the spectrum. For e.g. from an ornately designed mosque echoing the soothing call to the prayer for religious people, to a crowded and vibrant night club at night blasting away to loud music where people party away.

Turkey is where cultures collide and fuse to create its own uniqueness.

Although there are many historical sites in Turkey overall, Istanbul is where you should start. Whether it’s a short stay in Istanbul or a long one you can find many good and reliable places for you to stay even if you make a decision spontaneously, you can have some amazing last minute offers.


Vacationing there is really easy now because you don’t have to go to expensive hotels and pay exorbitantly high prices but can comfortably stay in apartments in Istanbul. You can even get some really good deals for vacation rentals in Istanbul. Here are some of the top places to be:

This is where you will see high rises among ancient palaces. An amazing tapestry of architecture sprawling all over the area and overlooking the Bosphorus Sea. This place is a must-visit for any short stay in Istanbul.

This is retail wonderland for those looking for high end shopping, fine dining and entertainment. This is also a residential area where you can find beautifully architectures houses and walk in the neighbourhood. It gives a downtown type of feeling. Fashion forward people will absolutely love this gem of a place because its close the second biggest mall in Europe called Cevahir (literally meaning jewels)

Taksim Square
This is a popular place for tourists and locals to go to. It has some of the finest restaurants, cafes, hotels and shops. It’s a leisure area where there is something for everybody. There are some good vacation rentals near this area where you can stay in Istanbul.


Sultan Ahmet mosque
Hagia Sophia
The Grand Bazaar
Topkapi Palace
Golden Horn
Bosphorus Cruises


The weather is quite hot and humid during the summers with some rain (June-August) whereas the winters are cold but not in the extremes during November to February.

If visiting for a short stay in Istanbul, make the most of last-minute offers on vacation rentals in Istanbul. These short let rentals allow for tourists to truly experience Istanbul like a local and make the most of their trip.