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Money

There are several banks with bureau de change facilities, as well as numerous ATMs in the terminals.

Communications

Post offices are located in both the International and the Domestic Terminals. Free Wi-Fi internet access is granted at lounges in the arrival and departure areas of both terminals. Paid-for internet access is also available at certain points throughout the terminals.

Food

There is a choice of bars, snack bars, cafés, fast-food outlets and restaurants at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, some of which are open 24 hours a day.

Shopping

24-hour shopping is available at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, including an authentic bazaar and duty-free shopping in the International Terminal.

Luggage

For lost and found items, contact the lost property office desks (tel: 0212 463 3000 ext. 1256, 6506 or 7622) in the baggage reclaim areas. A 24-hour left-luggage facility is available in the arrivals area of both terminals for those wishing to store items. A porter service operates 24 hours a day.

Other

Other facilities at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport include a 24-hour pharmacy and first aid clinic, baby care rooms, a children’s play room and hairdressers. There are also six mosques within the airport that are open 24 hours a day, and a travel agency service.

Conference & Business

There is a conference centre (tel: 0212 444 9828) with two conference halls seating up to 100 and 50 delegates.

There are a number of CIP lounges in the International Terminal, offering internet, fax and photocopying facilities; some of these are open 24 hours a day. Some airlines also provide business lounges, while the Millennium Lounge serves business-class passengers of various airlines.

Business and conference facilities are also available at the on-site TAV Airport Hotel (tel: 0212 465 4030; www.tavairporthotel.com), and the nearby Radisson Blu Conference & Airport Hotel (tel: 0212 411 3838; www.radissonblu.com).

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    General information

    Airportcode: IST

    Number of Terminals: 2

    Airport News

    Havaş, which had long operated buses to central Istanbul, ceased passenger services from the airport in 2012. It still runs services in other destinations.

    Information

    Information desks (tel: 0212 444 9828) are located in both terminals. Staff can provide information on airport facilities, hotels and tourist attractions in Istanbul.

    Transfer between Terminals

    A walkway with escalators and travelators connects the two terminals.

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    Accessibility features

    Istanbul Atatürk International Airport has lifts, numerous wheelchair-accessible toilets and reserved parking spaces. Disabled passengers requiring assistance with boarding aircraft are advised to contact their airline in advance. Wheelchairs are available at the airport, but passengers should make advance arrangements with their airline. A bridge taxi is available after passport control on the departures floor for those who need to get to distant gates (tel: 0212 663 2550).

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    Hotels in Istanbul
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    Modern and cosmopolitan, Istanbul has no shortage of accommodation, from boutique properties and converted Ottoman houses,

    to luxury international hotels. The tourist centre in the old quarter of Sultanahmet contains a range of budget options.

    Marti

    Abdulhak Hamit Caddesi 25B, Taksim
    34000 Istanbul
    Turkey
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    Price: Expensive

    This stunning art hotel was created by local-born designer, Zeynep Fadillioglu, Turkey’s first woman to build a mosque.

     

    Çırağan Palace Kempinski

    Çırağan Caddesi 32
    34349 Istanbul
    Turkey
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    Price: Expensive

    This restored palace was once occupied by the Ottoman sultans and offers breathtaking views of the Bosphorus.

    Anemon Galata

    Bereketzade Mah. Buyuk Hendek Caddesi 11, Beyońülu, Kuledibi
    34000 Istanbul
    Turkey

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    Price: Moderate

    Combining old and new, Anemon Galata features traditional Ottoman designs and furnishings while being near the action in Beyońülu.

    Turkoman

    Asmalı Çeşme Sk. No: 2 Adliye Yanı Sultanahmet
    34490 Istanbul
    Turkey
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    Price: Moderate

    Positioned ideally on the same square as the Sultanahmet Camii, Turkoman’s 20 rooms stand in full glare of the mosque’s soaring minarets.

    Momento

    Mithat Pasa Caddesi Kucuk Haydar Efendi Sokak 14
    34080 Istanbul
    Turkey

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    Price: Cheap

    This handsome new hotel, built in 2011, has spacious rooms, is centrally located and provides good value for money.

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