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Best Hotels to Stay Near Istanbul Stadiums

Looking to attend an exciting game or event in one of Istanbul’s stadiums? Look no further! Istanbul stadiums offer a wide range of thrilling experiences throughout the year.

Renowned for its passionate love for sports, particularly football and basketball, Istanbul boasts impressive stadiums, with a reputation for their size, quality, and location. Be it the electrifying atmosphere at football matches or the fast-paced action on the basketball court, Istanbul’s sports scene is sure to leave you enthralled.

To ensure a seamless and convenient experience, choosing the right accommodation near the city’s top stadiums is crucial, especially considering the city’s growing traffic problem. Luckily, Istanbul boasts a variety of hotels strategically located near these stadiums, providing sports fans with comfort, convenience, and a truly unique stay.

In this article, we will introduce you to the most popular stadiums in Istanbul while highlighting the best hotels to stay near them. We’ll share the features and amenities offered by these hotels, and we’ll also provide an option to book your room hassle-free. Whether you’re a devoted football fanatic or a passionate basketball enthusiast, our list caters to all interests. So, without further ado, let’s explore the vibrant world of Istanbul’s most popular stadiums.

Istanbul Atatürk Olympic Stadium

Ataturk Olympic Stadium

Located in the European western district of İkitelli in Istanbul: It is the largest-capacity stadium (75.145) in the country. The stadium is named after Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. Its construction began in 1999 and was completed in 2002.

The 2005 UEFA Champions League final was contested between Liverpool of England and Milan of Italy at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on 25 May 2005. Liverpool completed a remarkable comeback after trailing 0–3 at halftime and beat AC Milan in a penalty shootout to win the UEFA Champions League in Istanbul.

The 2023 UEFA Champions League final will be held on Saturday, June 10, at Turkey’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.

Best hotels to stay near the stadium:


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Wanda Vista Istanbul

Wanda Vista Istanbul is on Basın Ekspres Road, at a point where urban transportation network is very widespread. Access roads to Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, main arterial roads such as TEM and E-5, public transportation alternatives such as metro and Metrobus are centered around the hotel. It is the Chinese Wanda Group’s first hotel in Europe.

Rooms starting from 40sqm sumptuous living space offers selected fine amenities including complimentary HSIA and Wi-Fi.

The hotel has 3 food and beverage outlets at the hotel. The hotel also has a gym, swimming pool, and meeting rooms, spa, kids club.

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Nova Plaza Prime Hotel

It is the region’s first 5-star internationally branded hotel. Due to its region, Nova Prime is an important meeting point for both business and leisure guests. Nova Prime is at the intersection of Basın Ekspres Road and TEM highway, and is very close to Atatürk Airport, CNR and TÜYAP exhibition centers, İkitelli Organized Industrial Zone, İstoç, Kuyumcukent, Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Masko and 212 AVM shopping center.

The hotel’s Tulip Restaurant, where international tastes meet, is at your service 7 days a week with its breakfast buffet, rich buffet and a’la carte options for lunch and dinner. A’la carte Saltanat Restaurant, where Turkish and Ottoman Cuisine samples are interpreted with a contemporary understanding, serves with rich options for your dinners. Cafe Inn, serving in the lobby area, serves 7 days a week with its tea and coffee menu, patisserie products, snack varieties and selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. See room rates here

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Galatasaray Stadium – Rams Park

It is the football stadium serving as the home ground of Galatasaray. It is located in the Seyrantepe quarter of the Sarıyer district on the European side of Istanbul.

With a capacity of 52,600 seats, the stadium can offer a larger audience capacity for events other than matches. The capacity of the Galatasaray stadium can easily reach 70 thousand people in concerts and concerts. Concerts of many important artists took place at Rams Park.

With its large capacity and central location, Galatasaray Sports Complex hosts many world-renowned organizations. FIFA U-13 World Cup matches held in 2013 are just one of them. Group, second round and final competitions of the tournament take place at Ali Sami Yen Sports Complex.

Best hotels to stay near the stadium:

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Radisson Collection Hotel, Vadistanbul

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul offers 193 stylish rooms and suites in a relaxing atmosphere with the choice of city or forest views. The all-day-dining restaurant serves international delights, made with local produce, while in the Vadi Bistro, guests are guaranteed to experience the vibrant pulse of city life in Turkey.

The hotel is located near to the key business district of Maslak, and is situated opposite the stadium. The hotel also has excellent accessibility through its proximity to the Trans European Motorway (TEM), the highway that connects Europe to Asia – as well as a connection to Seyrantepe metro station via monorail. The hotel is 30 km away from the IGA Istanbul Airport. See room rates and book your room

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Four Points by Sheraton Istanbul Kagithane

Four Points® by Sheraton Istanbul Kagithane is strategically located in the middle of Istanbul and only minutes away from Istanbul Downtown. IGA Istanbul Airport (IST) is approximately 30 minutes away via Kemerburgaz highway. Hotel is very close to famous tourist attractions such as Golden Horn, Taksim Square and Besiktas ferry station and is surrounded by many popular mall alternatives.

Hotel offers a wide variety of thoughtful amenities, including a business center, 24-hour front desk and 24-hour concierge service. Whether alone or with the whole family, privately or on a business trip – you benefit from a perfect location, comfortable furnishings and well thought out service. Keep connected with friends and loved ones with the complimentary WiFi access before jetting off to the Gym for a quick meal workout. After you’ve built up an appetite why not treat yourself to a delicious locally inspired meal in the pub and quench your thirst with a pint of beer from the Best Brews range.

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Hilton Istanbul Maslak

The hotel is located in Istanbul’s Central Business District of Maslak. Luxurious İstinye Park shopping center is 10 minutes away via free shuttle, and the hotel is a half-kilometer from the local Metro station, linking to central Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Travelers enjoy hotel’s full-service spa, fitness center, and indoor pool.

The hotel’s Zaxi Restaurant & Bar is for fine dining and specialty cocktails in a sophisticated environment. The Lobby Lounge Bar is the place for small plates and room service is available 24 hours. Book on

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Beşiktaş Park – Tüpraş Stadium

Beşiktaş Park is an all-seater stadium in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul. It is the home ground of Beşiktaş JK. The stadium was built on the site of Beşiktaş’s former home, BJK İnönü Stadium. It has a capacity of approximately 42,590 spectators.

The new stadium also has 2,123 square meters of restaurants, 2,520 square meters of terrace restaurants and a VIP parking capacity of 600 vehicles.

The stadium hosted the 2019 UEFA Super Cup.

Best hotels to stay near the stadium:

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The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul at the Bosphorus

Set on the banks of the Bosphorus, The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul seamlessly integrates European style with Turkish tradition. Experience local customs, from welcome drinks like sahlep in the lobby to Anatolian cuisine at Atölye, and then relax in perfect luxury. This five-star hotel features redesigned accommodation, an outdoor spa, nearly 26,000 sq ft of event space and three restaurants and bars, all with Bosphorus views.

The hotel is located 200 meters from the Vodafone Park. Book on

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Divan Istanbul

Divan İstanbul is one of the most exclusive hotel in İstanbul with its elegantly furnished guest rooms and warm and attentive service combining the best of East and West and its heritage of over half a century.

Located a few minutes away from Taksim Square, where the heart of İstanbul beats with enthusiasm, Divan İstanbul Hotel is ready to welcome you after a short walk with the cultural riches, nightlife and different entertainment options of İstanbul. Book on

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InterContinental Istanbul, an IHG Hotel

Located in the modern Taksim district, the high-rise InterContinental Istanbul hotel has superior rooms and suites with breathtaking views over the Bosphorus and the historic city skyline.

Exceptional on-site dining offers everything from gourmet buffet breakfasts to traditional Turkish cuisine. Guests can unwind with a soothing massage or gentle swim in our acclaimed SPA InterContinental.

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Ülker Stadium Fenerbahçe Şükrü Saracoğlu Sports Complex

It is a stadium located in the Kadıköy district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the traditional home venue of the major Turkish multi-sport club Fenerbahçe SK.

The stadium on the Anatolian side of the city was selected to host the 2009 UEFA Cup Final that went down to history as the last Final of the UEFA Cup football tournament, which was rebranded as the UEFA Europa League starting from the 2009–10 season.

Best hotels to stay near the stadium:

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Holiday Inn Istanbul – Kadikoy, an IHG Hotel

It is a stylish hotel in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district with Turkish baths and free WiFi.

From Söğütlüçeşme station, one kilometre away, you can catch a train to the European side in just 15 minutes. The hotel is 10 minutes drive to the Fenerbahçe stadium or 20 minutes walk away. Take a scenic ferry ride to Istanbul’s Old Town from downtown Kadıköy, 25 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Topkapı Palace and the Blue Mosque are 10 kilometres away. Istanbul Airport (IST) is a 1-hour drive and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) 35 minutes away.

Families will love KidZania theme park in the huge Akasya Acıbadem mall, 26 minutes’ walk from the hotel. You can take a day trip to the Prince Islands archipelago, or spend the afternoon exploring the colourful market stalls at Kadıköy Bazaar, two kilometres away.

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Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamış Marina Hotel

Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamis Marina Hotel is located across the street from the upscale Kalamis Marina.

Travelers can unwind in the indoor or outdoor pools, fitness center, or indulge in classic Turkish relaxation with a steam bath ritual at Blue Harmony® Spa. The hotels’ 210 sumptuous guest rooms offer views of the city, sea, or marina.

There are seven outstanding restaurants and lounges feature the flavors of both East and West to suit any palate.

The hotel is within 1.2 km or 15 minutes walking distance and 5 minutes drive away to/from the stadium.

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Ülker Sports and Event Hall

Fenerbahçe Ülker Sports and Event Hall also known as Ülker Sports Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena that is located in Ataşehir, Istanbul, Turkey.

The arena is owned and operated by Fenerbahçe Sports Club. The arena has a capacity of 15,000 people for concerts and 13,059 for basketball games, and it has hosted national and international sports events, such as basketball, volleyball, wrestling, and weightlifting; as well as concerts and congresses.

Best hotels to stay near the stadium:

Radisson Blu Istanbul Asia

Radisson Blu Hotel Istanbul Asia

The hotel boasts an enviable spot in the Atasehir business district, just 1.7 km drive away and 1.2 km walking distance from the Ülker Sports and Event Hall. The hotel is also 3 kilometers from the financial district. Within 9 kilometers from the hotel, you can explore Bagdat Street shopping district or spend your time at Metropol Istanbul World and enjoy concerts, parties, festivals, and special events for children.

The hotel also offers daily tours to cultural landmarks such as the Princes’ Islands, the Maiden’s Tower, and Beylerbeyi Palace.

You can enjoy great amenities in the stylish hotel near the city center and savor Turkish dishes at the Core Grill, and treat yourself to refreshing drinks from the Core Bar. Enjoy free access to Talya Spa, where you can indulge in a relaxing treatment or exercise in the fitness center. See room rates and book your room.

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Sheraton Grand Istanbul Atasehir

Located 650 meters to the Ülker Sports and Event Hall, The Sheraton Grand Istanbul Atasehir is located in the heart of Atasehir, an emerging residential and business center on the Asian side of Istanbul. With its central location, the hotel is well connected to all major transportation routes, 28 kilometers away from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW) and only 1 kilometer away from the Istanbul Finance Center development.

Its 165 stylish rooms and suites offer a variety of city and sea views of the Bosphorus and Princes’ Islands. A range of modern amenities include high speed internet access, a flat screen TV, a minibar, tea/coffee machine and a plush Sheraton Signature Bed.

The hotel has a Club Lounge. The Club rooms located on the top floor, give you access to VIP amenities and to the Club Lounge. It features exciting upper-floor views. A relaxing, upscale space, the Club Lounge offers complimentary breakfast, afternoon hors d’oeuvres and a variety of beverage options at happy hours.

The comfortable restaurant “The City Brasserie” offers a variety of food and beverages throughout the day. Whether you are opting for breakfast, a quick business lunch, or a long dinner with family or friends, the creative Chefs are serving the best alternatives of national and international cuisine to fulfill your requests. In addition to the all-day-serving restaurant on the lobby floor, there is also Cafe Patisserie. This is the cozy coffee shop to spend time enjoying a cup of tea or coffee with a great choice of fresh homemade cakes and snacks available throughout the day. Café Patisserie is also the ideal venue for a get-together or a short business meeting.

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Marriott Hotel Asia

Istanbul Marriott Hotel Asia

The hotel is located in the center of the booming business district of Atasehir and offers a refreshing experience for business and leisure travelers. The hotel is 3.6 km or 10 minutes drive to and from the Ülker Sports and Event Hall.

Spacious rooms and suites with high ceiling and panoramic windows are featuring LED screen TVs, high-speed internet, minibar, safe box equipped with plug, in-room kettles and voice mail. Executive rooms located on the top floors of the hotel with a great view across the Marmara Sea, taking into frame the Princes’ Islands, the gateway of Istanbul’s elite and great place for sightseeing.

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Sinan Erdem Dome

Sinan Erdem Dome formerly known as the Ataköy Dome, is a multi-purpose indoor arena that is located in Ataköy, Bakırköy, Istanbul on the European side of Istanbul. It has a seating capacity of 22,500 for concerts. For the sport of basketball, it has a seating capacity of 16,000, and for the sport of tennis, it has a seating capacity of 16,457 people, making it Turkey’s largest multi-purpose indoor venue.

Sinan Erdem Dome hosted the basketball 2010 FIBA World Championship’s knockout stage and final. Sinan Erdem Dome has also hosted the following major sporting events: the tennis 2011 WTA Tour Championships, the EuroLeague’s 2012 Final Four, the tennis 2012 WTA Tour Championships, the 2012 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), and the tennis 2013 WTA Tour Championships. The arena is also the host site of the major basketball events, the 2017 EuroLeague Final Four and the 2017 FIBA EuroBasket’s final stage.

Best hotels to stay near the stadium:

Mercure Bakirkoy

Mercure Istanbul Bakirkoy

10 minutes drive away to the Sinan Erdem Dome, the hotel is also close to shopping centers and ideal for both business and leisure stays. The four-star hotel has recently updated the design of all its 92 rooms to ensure your comfort. The rooms include Deluxe city view, Superior, Junior Suite, Family Suite, and Classic options. The hotel also has non-smoking rooms available and provides one room that is accessible for guests with disabilities.

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Titanic Port Bakirkoy

Titanic Port Bakirkoy

Providing a great convenience with its proximity to the most important touristic districts of İstanbul, central areas and ring roads, Titanic Port Bakirkoy is within walking distance to more than 200 shops, leading big hospitals, Galleria, Capacity and Carousel Malls and Atakoy Marina Park. There are walking trails, bicycle track, children’s playground and social facilities along the shore.

You can enjoy breathtaking views of Marmara Sea and Istanbul´s skyline from your room. The hotel’s Alesta Restaurant, located on the ground floor, offer open buffet breakfast with outstanding samples of the traditional Turkish cuisine and world cuisines. For lunch and dinner, the restaurant has an exclusive à la carte menu.

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