The closest hotel to Istanbul's cruise port is the Ciragan Palace Hotel. Located near the cruise port and the Istanbul Strait, this luxury hotel is located within a former Sultan palace. Other hotel choices approximately 10 minutes away from the cruise port include the Istanbul Hilton, Marmara Istanbul and Best Western Istanbul Savoy Hotels. All are moderately priced, offer a variety of amenities, and are centrally located. One of the most interesting hotels is The Four Seasons, converted and refurbished from a former prison. If you'd like to stay near the Old City attractions and local tram, try the Hotel Sultanhan.
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