The Best Western Istanbul Empire Palace opened in April 2004 and is located in the heart of the historic, old city part of Istanbul. It is established with the latest luxury decorations inside and offers high quality service.The guest can meet more than their expectations in rooms with the amenities of direct telephone connection, free Internet access, hairdryer, satellite television, air-conditioning, mini-bar, private bath and a safe in all rooms. Our restaurant on the premises, with a marvelous view of the Galata Tower, is ready to give full service of Turkish & International cuisine. All 35 traditionally decorated rooms including 2 connected suits are equipped with air condition, double glazed windows, minibar, hairdryer, direct dial telephone in both rooms and bath rooms, electronic key card lock sistem, smoke detector, internet access, remote controlled color tv featuring local and international satellite tv channels and 24 hour room service. All rooms have safe box with digital locking system. Non smoking rooms are available as well.