Galata Hotel Istanbul - MGallery by Sofitel - Istanbul - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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We Love

  • Taking to the hotel's historic hammam for a soothing introduction to Turkish culture.
  • Sipping on handcrafted cocktails in the chic and fashionable Lobby Bar.
  • Admiring the hotel's highly artistic interiors featuring elements from its days as a bank as well as contemporary installations.

Galata Hotel Istanbul - MGallery by Sofitel

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Included private airport transfers (for flight-inclusive bookings)
  • Swap your transfers for car hire: take advantage of preferable rates and only pay the difference

A grand and storied structure in the historic Galata neighbourhood of IstanbulGalata Hotel Istanbul - MGallery by Sofitel offers an urban oasis to city travellers with interiors featuring a mixture of historic and contemporary design elements, a historic hammam and trendy restaurants.  Along with offering panoramic views of the city skyline and Bosphorus Strait, Galata Hotel Istanbul - MGallery by Sofitel is within walking distance of such attractions as Galata Tower, Kamondo Stairs and Galata Bridge.

Your room

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Free guaranteed upgrade from Superior Room to Deluxe Room for 3 rooms per day (from 20 July to 31st august 2023)

This offer is based on a choice between a Deluxe Room or Superior Double Room.

Deluxe Room (30 m²)

Decorated in a modern Art Deco style, the Deluxe Room offers a trendy space with cosy furnishings to return to for a peaceful's nights sleep.

Maximum room capacity

Superior Room (25 m²)

Spacious with plenty of natural light, the Superior Room features a modern Art Deco interior with modern amenities making it a perfect urban retreat.

Maximum room capacity

Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Adult
1 Child

Your dining choices

This offer is based on a Bed and Breakfast stay

Dine on Turkish delicacies and refreshing cocktails in a trendy environment at Mesai Restaurant while also admiring nighttime views of the city.

Your time

Take to the water at the Ottoman-era Çeşme Hamamı for a cultural yet rejuvenating experience with rinses, scrubs and massages.

Your Optional Excursions

Guided tour of the Basilica of Saint Sophia

Your Optional Excursions

Discover the Basilica of Saint Sophia in Istanbul on a 30-minute tour with an English-speaking guide. Visit the rest of the basilica at your own pace with your audioguide on your smartphone and discover the history of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.


Practical information:

- Type of visit: Guided tour

- Availability: Every day (except when the Basilica is exceptionally closed to the public)

- Guided: The first part of the tour is in English. The rest of the tour will be conducted with an audioguide available in French.

- Accessible to people with reduced mobility: no

- Transfers: not included

- Length of guided tour: 30 minutes (you may stay as long as you wish in the Basilica of Saint Sophia after the guided tour)

- Meeting point: Basilica of Saint Sophia, Istanbul

- Departure times: 10 am and 2 pm

- Maximum number of people: 20


Price includes:

- 30-minute guided tour in English

- Entrance ticket for the Basilica

- Access to an audio guide available in several languages from an app


The price does not include:

- Tips and gratuities (optional)

- Personal expenses

- Meals and drinks

- Anything not included in the "Price includes" section.

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Turkish Bath Experience - OPTIONAL - ALL OFFERS

Your Optional Excursions

Enjoy a moment of relaxation in a Turkish bath in Istanbul!
Enter the Cemberlitas Hamami, a Turkish bath dating back to 1584 and located in the centre of Istanbul's historic peninsula. Enjoy a moment of peace and quiet in this emblematic activity of the metropolis. After relaxing in the steam of the hammam, you can enjoy a traditional Turkish body scrub. Afterwards, enjoy the hammam and a cup of Turkish tea.

Good to know:

- Validity: every day (except in exceptional circumstances)
- Schedule: one session per hour - first session 07:00 - last session 19:00
- Duration: approximately 01h30
- Location: Fatih, Istanbul
- You will enjoy this experience at the "Cemberlitas Hamam" located next to the Grand Bazaar.
- You will have your own changing room with mirror and hairdryer
- The following items will be provided: towels, slippers, shampoo, shower gel, deodorant, hairspray and gel.
- The Hammam has a men's section and a women's section
The price includes
- The Turkish bath experience at the Cemberlitas Hamam
- Loan of the following items: towels, slippers, shampoo, shower gel, deodorant, hairspray and gel
- Changing room

The price does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Any other extras

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Princes' Island Excursion

Your Optional Excursions

Discover Büyükada, the largest island in the archipelago, with its monasteries and villas, from Istanbul!

The Isle of Princes is made up of 9 archipelagos, the largest of which is called Büyükada. Accompanied by your guide, you will reach the island by boat and set off to discover Büyükada, its landscapes and its monasteries.

During the Byzantine period, the Princes' Islands served as a place of pilgrimage for Christians and a place of exile for disgraced imperial families and aristocrats. Later, Büyükada became a holiday resort for Istanbul's wealthy families. Your excursion to the island will be an opportunity to discover some old Victorian-style villas that are still in good condition!

You'll tour the island to discover its hidden treasures in a vintage horse-drawn carriage and enjoy a local lunch while listening to your guide's wise comments and anecdotes!

Good to know:

- Validity: every day (except in exceptional circumstances)
- Duration: approx. 8 hours (duration of the ferry crossing: approx. 45 minutes)
- Pick-up from several locations (European shore only)
- At 08:15: Opposite the Tamara restaurant / Opposite the Marmara hotel / Opposite the ?ehzade mosque.
- At 08:45: Opposite the Sarayburnu tea garden.
- A shuttle will pick you up at your hotel. The exact pick-up time will be given to you when you make your reservation.
- Your guided tour will have a commentary in English
- Information about your lunch (location, menu) will be given to you on the spot by your local guide

- Please note: In order to respect the places of worship you will be visiting, you are asked not to wear flip-flops, shorts, knee-length skirts or clothes without sleeves or unsuitable for the place. In some places, you will be required to wear a stole over your head.

- A minimum of 2 people is required for this activity to take place



The price includes:

- Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel (European bank only)

- Boat ticket (round trip)

- Tour of Büyükada by horse-drawn carriage

- Lunch

- Services of a guide



The price does not include:

- Drinks

- Tips (optional)

- Any other extras

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Panoramic cruise on the Bosphorus (1h30) - Audioguide included

Your Optional Excursions

Embark on a 90-minute cruise on the border between Europe and Asia, on the Bosphorus, and enjoy a unique view of the city of Istanbul! Discover Istanbul from the Bosphorus Strait, which connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. Once on board, you will be given a multilingual audio guide to learn more about the many monuments that line the shores of the Bosphorus.


From the boat, you will be able to admire the Topkapi, Beylerbeyi and Dolmabahce Palaces as well as the Saint Sophie Basilica and the Ortaköy Mosque, among other historical monuments. You will also pass under the Galata Bridge, which connects the European and Asian continents. You will be taken back to the departure point after a 90-minute cruise. 

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Your Journey to Galata Hotel Istanbul - MGallery by Sofitel


You will be able to choose your airline and flight times when you make your booking. This flight may include one or more stopovers. The stopover may be technical (without a change of aircraft) or transit (with a change of aircraft).

Luggage information

Baggage, meals and other services on board certain flights may be subject to a charge. You will find out whether your airfare includes baggage when you choose your airline and timetable. If your fare does not include baggage, please go to the airline's website before your departure with your travel file reference to find out the exact fare and purchase your extra baggage.

If you choose a low-cost airline, you will be able to add your baggage during the booking process.

For domestic flights, airlines do not always offer the option of reserving baggage, so you will have to pay for it at the airport counter.

You will receive all the information you need to check in for your flights after you have made your reservation.


With an incredibly rich history and a reputation as the last remaining outpost of the Roman Empire, Istanbul has a fascinating heritage that draws in travellers all year round.


Situated on the narrow strait between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea, Istanbul has long been a bridge between Asia and Europe, both geographically and culturally. As the final stage on the legendary Silk Road, the cultural diversity of Istanbul is tangible to this day.


For a city with a fascinating history of 2500 years waiting to be explored, Istanbul also boasts cosmopolitan restaurants, bars and shops, cool boutique hotels and live music venues for those looking to be immersed in the fast-paced, modern lifestyle of Istanbul. 

In more detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip:
This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
The number of rooms at this property: 83

Check-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 12:00

Pets are not permitted.
Our price doesn’t include a city tax which is payable locally - please see on site.



Please Note: 

Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check-out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival. 

Schedules and prices are subject to change. 

If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Room Information: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed. 

Restaurant Information: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only. 


Hotel facilities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour reception
  • Laundry service

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Turndown service
  • Shower
  • Courtesy tray (tea and coffee)
  • Coffee machine
  • Minifridge
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Kettle

Restaurant and bar facilities

  • Mesai Karakoy
  • Mesai Restaurant
  • Lobby Bar

Leisure facilities

  • Hammam
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre

If booking as a solo traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up-to-date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.


Travel with peace of mind


To ensure a peaceful holiday, our partners are committed to respecting the local health and sanitary measures in force to protect your safety and well-being.


Please note: health and sanitary measures may be subject to change in line with government recommendations. Consequently, they may affect access to certain amenities and leisure facilities.

Your contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

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