Top 7 Hotels In Istanbul With Free Airport Shuttle - Updated 2024

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Istanbul is Turkey’s economic, cultural, and historic center and a major tourist attraction. This transcontinental city that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait, in between the Black Sea and Sea of Marmara, offers a tantalizing mix of beautiful natural and manmade splendors. It’s Old City reflects the cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here and is a great choice for tourists interested in culture, food, and history. First-time visitors will find plenty of worthwhile attractions to visit, including famous buildings like Hagia Sophia. If you are planning a vacation in Istanbul and looking for a place to stay that is close to the main attractions, check out these hotels in Istanbul with free airport shuttle.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to airport shuttle services. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 18, 2024.

1. Emirtimes Hotel Tuzla (from USD 87)

Nestled within Orhanli District’s industrial zone, Emirtimes Hotel Tuzla is only 7 kilometers (4.35 miles) from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. It makes any trip trouble-free by offering complimentary airport shuttles. Aside from the transfer services, Car rentals are also possible should you wish to explore the nearby attractions such as Istanbul Formula 1 Park and Viaport Shopping Mall in style.

If you plan to stay in, you can opt for the suites with a balcony or spa bath for a more pleasing experience. Your palate is in for a treat too as a buffet breakfast gets to fuel your days. For lunch and dinner, the a la carte restaurant has got your discerning taste covered. The seasonal outdoor pool is also worthy of your time here.

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Emirtimes Hotel&Spa - Tuzla

8.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Orhanli Mah. Demokrasi Cad. No:36 Tuzla

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Garden Terrace

2. Malakat Istanbul Hotel & Spa (from USD 36)

Air travel is often taxing so it’s best that your accommodation can help you put your senses at ease. Malakat Istanbul Hotel & Spa assists you in your relaxation pursuits by offering several massages and treatments, along with a steam room and sauna, in its spa and wellness center. You’ll also find its free airport transfers convenient as it saves you from the challenge of commuting or driving after a tiring flight.

While all the rooms are equipped with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, certain accommodations indulge guests with city views or balconies overlooking the sea. Those who plan to explore this part of Fatih, Istanbul, can add to their itinerary attractions such as Suleymaniye Mosque, Spice Bazaar, and Topkapi Palace, which is one of the historical places in Istanbul.

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You can also take an 11-minute car drive to reach Yedikule Castle, famous for its dungeons. The castle dates back to 413 and was built by the Eastern Roman Emperor II, Theodosius, and completed in 439.

Famous people were held captive here, including Çandarlı Halil Pasha, Trabzon Greek Emperor David Komnenos, the last Abbasid Caliph IV, Mutevekkil, Crimean Khan Mehmet Giray, and Russian Ambassador Count Tolstoy. The Golden Gate, known as the Gilded Gate, is an entrance that has served for centuries to welcome emperors returning victorious from war.

In addition, this castle was built by the Ottoman Sultan II and stands on the place where Osman was killed.

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Süleymaniye Mosque

This hotel is just 4.3 km away from Suleymaniye Mosque, which is one of the most important examples of Classical Ottoman architecture. Did you know that more than a hundred earthquakes have occurred in Istanbul since its construction in 1550, but there has not been even a single crack in the walls of this mosque?

The mosque has a rectangular floor plan bordered by a large courtyard, which is enclosed by a colonnade of domed porticoes. Its central dome is the largest and highest in Istanbul, measuring 53 meters in height and 27.5 meters in diameter. It's also one of the most filmed monumental gates of Istanbul.

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Malakat Istanbul Hotel & Spa

6.8 User Rating

Address: 19 Çadırcı Cami Sokak

Sauna Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Express check-in/check-out Spa and wellness centre Tour desk Hammam

3. Miracle Istanbul Airport Hotel & Spa (from USD 87)

Located on the Asian side of Istanbul, Miracle Istanbul Airport Hotel offers shuttle services to Sabiha Gokcen International Airport free of charge. Rooms of this modern accommodation are tastefully decorated and come with a flat-screen TV, electronic safe box, minibar, an electric kettle with free tea and coffee set up, and private bathrooms with free toiletries.

There is an outdoor and indoor pool and free on-site parking at the hotel. The in-house restaurant offers selected dishes from Turkish and international cuisine and the in-house bar serves a variety of drinks and snacks throughout the day. As for the location, Viaport Shopping Centre is just 200 meters (656 feet) from the hotel and Sabiha Gokcen Airport is 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) away from here. One of the hotels with spas in Istanbul, the property allows you to suitably rejuvenate after a long flight or day outdoors.

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Miracle Istanbul Asia Airport Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Harmandere Mah. Dedepasa Cad. Site

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

4. ISG Sabiha Gökçen Airport Hotel (from USD 125)

This hotel is located on the site of Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport and provides free, hourly shuttle services. The rooms are soundproof and feature contemporary furnishings, air-conditioning, and flat-screen TVs with satellite broadcast. Housekeeping and room service are offered round the clock. This hotel has a restaurant that serves hors d’oeuvres and a gourmet menu of international dishes.

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ISG Sabiha Gökçen Airport Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Uluslararasi Havalimani Pendik

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

Istanbul Tour Guide

Rose TheGuide

Rose The Guide

Professional Tour / Travel Guide and Photographer Certified by Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture and Tourism. I am a knowledgeable and motivated individual with years of experience in organizing group tours in several areas; have the ability to motivate different sets of audience; have the ability to communicate effectively and possess high degree of energy and enthusiasm.

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Dilek Orubegarcia

Dilek Orubegarcia

My name is Dilek, a national-licensed tour guide. I am 40 years old and have been guiding for 12 years. My husband is from Mexico as a Mexican Turkish family and with our two young kids we live in Istanbul. When I don't work I spend most of my time outdoor with my family, enjoying Istanbul as much as we can. We go out, try to discover new restaurants, new museums, art galleries, children's acti... Read more

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Safiye Kaban

Safiye Kaban

Hi there, this is Safiye from istanbul. I am a professional licensed tour guide and travel expert over 12 years. I have guided thousands of travellers from all around the world. I love meeting with new people, making new friends and building bridges. I orgnize cultural, historical, shopping and food tours to small groups, I mostly guide to private tours. I am also a foodie, I love discovering n... Read more

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Guide Hamide

Guide Hamide

Hello, everyone! I'm Hamide, a professional tour guide in Istanbul. I studied archeology, mithology, history of art, anatolia, and religions. After my bachelors' degree graduation, I started to work in Cappadocia for 4 years. I came and settled in Istanbul when I realised that Istanbul has a very deep history, a unique multiple culture and stunning geography! I still keep experiencing new taste... Read more

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5. Crowne Plaza Istanbul Asia (from USD 689)

For travelers arriving at or departing from Sabiha Gokcen Airport, a convenient hotel to book would be Crowne Plaza Istanbul Asia. It’s located in the Pendik district and offers free shuttle services to and from the airport.

After a long flight, take a much-needed rest in your room, which is furnished with a comfortable bed and seating area. To further relax, guests are welcome to take a dip in the indoor and outdoor pools or pamper themselves at the on-site spa offering massage packages and beauty services.

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Crowne Plaza Istanbul Asia, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Yenisehir mah. Dede Pasa Cad. No:15 Pendik, Istanbul

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

6. My Palace Rooms Hotel SAW (from USD 59)

Looking for a hotel that can easily transfer you to Sabiha Gokcen Airport? It’s best to choose your accommodation from any of the comfy rooms at My Palace Rooms Hotel SAW. The property offers free shuttle services upon check-out, so you can catch your flight without hassle.

The rooms come with basic conveniences like air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi. Those who are on the go can avail of packed lunches. If you prefer quick and easy navigation around Istanbul, this hotel with an airport shuttle can help you arrange car rental services for your convenience.

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My Palace Rooms Hotel SAW

8.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Osmanlı Bulvarı No:13

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

7. Nearport Hotel (from USD 152)

Another bang-for-your-buck hotel option in Istanbul is Nearport Hotel. The property offers free shuttle services to travelers passing through Sabiha Gokcen Airport. If you prefer to have a private car hire service to explore the city, you can also make arrangements at the hotel.

Some of the on-site facilities you can enjoy during your stay are the hot tub, wellness center, and Turkish bath. There’s also a spa offering wellness packages. Convenient services like currency exchange and concierge are available at the reception.

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Nearport Hotel Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Yenişehir Mah. Osmanlı Bulvarı No: 5/A Kurtköy-Pendik

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Explore Istanbul at ease

Istanbul has so much charisma and appeal that it is hard to resist exploring its ancient culture and history. It also has an endless number of attractions, including the Byzantine architecture of the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque with its intricate minarets and domes, Topkapi Palace built in the Ottoman era, and the Istanbul Archaeology Museum. You’ll also find some fun things to do at night when the city is illuminated. All of the above-listed hotels near Istanbul airports with free shuttle services can make your stay comfortable while you explore the city.

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In light of the February 2023 earthquake that devastated Turkey and Syria, Trip101 urges you to be apprised of the latest news if you have any plans to travel to Eastern Turkey. Other parts of the country remain open to travelers.

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