Review: Hilton Istanbul Kozyatagi King 1 Bedroom Suite

Hilton Istanbul Kozyatagi 1 bedroom suite

After having my Cairo-Honolulu reservations ticketed, I immediately booked my positioning flights and ended up booking with Turkish Airlines with a stop-over in Istanbul, where I also got to celebrate my 44th birthday. I had planned to visit the Pyramids of Giza so booked a flight from Istanbul that would give me a full day in Cairo. The trip from Cairo to Honolulu and back was a long trip but definitely one of the best I've had since I was able to see the pyramids and visit Hawaii as well 😍

Cairo to Honolulu Run with the Pyramids of Giza and Pearl Harbor Tour

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Date of stay: March 30-31, 2018
Address: Sahrayı Cedit Mahallesi, Batman Sk. No:4, 34734 Kadıköy/İstanbul
Room: Booked Twin Guest Room upgraded to King 1 Bedroom Suite
Area: 65 sq.m.
Nightly Rate: 46.98EUR with free breakfast as a Diamond member
How to get here: From the airport, take M1A to Yenikapi Station, then take Marmaray Line to Ayrılık Çeşmesi. Change to M4 and get off at Yenihsara Subway Station. The hotel is a few minutes walk. Taxi from Ataturk Airport costs 130 Lira.

Video tour from my YouTube Channel 📺

Hotel Exterior & Entrance

Hilton Istanbul Kozyatagi

Hilton Istanbul Kozyatagi

Hotel Lobby & Reception


Easter display 🐥🐥

Hilton Istanbul Kozyatagi reception


We arrived at the hotel around 6:15pm and was welcomed by Busra, a friendly receptionist working that day. She welcomed me as a Diamond member and informed that we got a room on the 12th floor, although she did not say that we had been upgraded to a suite. Moments later, check in was done and we were given the room keys.

Elevators & Hallway


Elevators guide

Hallway, 12th floor

King 1 Bedroom Suite, 1206

King bed

LG wireless speaker with lightning dock 👍

Flat TV

Chaise lounge 😍

View from our room

Master's bathroom

A combination of Peter Thomas Roth and CrabTree and Evelyn bath amenities




Iron and ironing board, safe

Living room

We got a welcome amenity consisting of 2 bottles of wine, nuts and fruits 😍

Work desk

Flat TV

Wet Bar

Microwave oven


Guest's bathroom

Guest's toilet

Executive Lounge, 17th floor (6am to 11pm)





Business Center

Outdoor seating

View from the outdoor seating

Afternoon Tea

Evening Cocktails (6pm to 8pm)


Cauliflower gratin

Grilled Mackerel

Chicken Mindaloo




Cold cuts, salad



Pastry with meat, potatoes


Breakfast, The Brasserie Restaurant, Level B (7am to 10:30am/11am)





Cold cuts

Bread and pastries



Waffles, pancake


Made to order eggs

Juices, coffee, tea


Fitness Center



Turkish Bath

Business Center

Exploring the Area

There's a big shopping mall across the street


This stay was actually during my 44th birthday so I was really happy to have been upgraded to a suite. The room was very nice and spacious including a kitchen, with sink and microwave oven. The food offering during evening cocktails in the Executive Lounge and the breakfast buffet in the restaurant was extensive. The shopping mall opposite the hotel is a big plus especially if you love dining out and shopping 😉 Lastly, the staff were all friendly and helpful. Overall, we really enjoyed our stay in this hotel and for the price we paid, it was really worth it.