Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City

Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cadessi No.13 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122  show map
 4 stars
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Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Situated near a bazaar and shops, the 4-star Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City welcomes guests with 63 comfortable rooms. The deluxe hotel is set in a traditional building in the heart of Istanbul.

Guests can reach such landmarks as Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace in a 5-minute walk. You can find Hagia Irene, Spice Bazaar and Grand Bazaar only 400 meters from the property.

This hotel is placed in Sisli district, known for the basilica, the palace and the mosque.

Ataturk airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City.

Rooms

The rooms in Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City come with satellite TV, a laptop safe, wireless internet, a writing desk and individual climate control. A hairdryer, a bidet and dressing gowns can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests can order Turkish meals at the chic restaurant.

Services

Business travelers can use a business center, a conference room and a slide projector available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   63.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dining room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Twin bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom telephone

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cadessi No.13 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    1700 ft
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.6 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Haydarpasa Train Station
    2.4 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    1.6 mi
  • Taksim
    2.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Amedros Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    400 ft
  • Barbecue House (cuisine: Barbecue, Turkish)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    63

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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City Istanbul location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cadessi No.13 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Istanbul
                    1700 ft
                  Airports
                  • Ataturk (IST)
                    8.6 mi
                  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                    19.0 mi
                  Train Stations
                  • Haydarpasa Train Station
                    2.4 mi
                  • Train Stations
                    400 ft
                  Underground stations
                  • Aksaray
                    1.6 mi
                  • Taksim
                    2.1 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • Amedros Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
                    400 ft
                  • Barbecue House (cuisine: Barbecue, Turkish)
                    200 ft
                  Parks
                  • Gulhane Park
                    2100 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of rooms:
                    63

                  Hotel Awards

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                  Best Luxury Hotels in Turkey

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Basilica Cistern - 400 ft
                  • Hagia Sophia - 400 ft
                  • Blue Mosque - 1400 ft

                  Popular areas

                  Places of interest

                  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 400 ft
                  • Le milliaire d'Or - 400 ft
                  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 400 ft
                  • Petite Sainte Sophie - 400 ft
                  • Saint Sophia - 700 ft
                  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami) - 700 ft
                  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 700 ft
                  • La fontaine Ahmet III - 1000 ft
                  • Hippodrome - 1000 ft
                  • Mosquée Bleue - 1000 ft
                  • L'aqueduc de Valens - 1400 ft
                  • Theodosianische Mauer - 1400 ft
                  • Holzhäuser - 1400 ft
                  • La colonne de Constantin - 1700 ft
                  • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye - 2000 ft
                  • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa - 2000 ft
                  • La gare de l'Orient-Express - 2000 ft

                  Museums

                  • Archeological Museum - 1400 ft

                  Parks

                  Local Attractions

                  • Galata Bridge - 5100 ft
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                  • Galata Tower - 1.2 mi
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                  • Tophane Parki - 1.2 mi
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                  • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque - 5100 ft
                    Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
                  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi - 1.2 mi
                    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul

                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) - 700 ft
                    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                  • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii) - 1600 ft
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                  • Besiktas - 1400 ft
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                  • Sultanahmet District - 2100 ft
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                  • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih - 400 ft
                    Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19, Istanbul
                  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum - 1400 ft
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                  • Arap Camii - 1400 ft
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                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Amedros Cafe & Restaurant - 400 ft

                    Address: Divanyolu Cad Hoca Rustem Sok No / 7
                    Phone: +90 212 522 83 56

                    71% likes this, based on 1427 reviews
                    Cuisine: Turkish

                  • Fuego Restaurant - 300 ft

                    Address: Alemdar mah. Incili Cavus sok.
                    Phone: +902125313697

                    78% likes this, based on 564 reviews
                    Cuisine: Turkish
                    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 21

                  • Cafe Sebil - 100 ft

                    Address: Yerebatan Cd.

                    Cuisine: Turkish

                  • Barbecue House - 200 ft

                    Address: Yerebatan Cad. No 19
                    Phone: 90 212 511 03 61

                    85% likes this, based on 438 reviews
                    Cuisine: Barbecue, Turkish
                    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 14

                  • Khorasani Restaurant - 500 ft

                    Address: Ticarethane Sok, No 39/41
                    Phone: 0212 519 59 59

                    86% likes this, based on 712 reviews
                    Cuisine: Middle Eastern

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of rooms:
                    63

                  Hotel Awards

                  TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulHagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Turkey

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                  Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    This is a fabulous new property in Istanbul, just steps from all the major attractions of Sultanahmet (Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Yerebetan Cistern, Topkapi Palace), short walk to the Grand Bazaar. I have stayed in many older, "boutique" hotels in Istanbul in converted Ottoman mansions, many of which are very charming, but often they come with the quirks of older city hotels (I.E., street noise, no a/c in summer, older plumbing, two twin beds pushed together being considered a "double bed"). This hotel is absolutely new, fantastic showers, great bedding and linens (even a true King bed), sound-proofed windows, a/c (sometimes rare in older hotels in Istanbul), state of the art tv (even an in- screen "fireplace" to cozy up the room for a romantic evening), and we could lay in bed with a fantastic view of the lighted Hagia Sophia at night (not just a peek out a window, the entire wall is plate glass). And all at an unbelievable price (we booked room-only, didn't want to pay for a huge hotel breakfast when we could go down the street for a pastry and tea and that was pretty much all we needed before setting off for the day). Staff is lovely. When people find out about this place it is going to be hugely popular.

                    It is absolutely great, nothing not to like. I would, however, not recommend booking the hotel's offered transportation from Ataturk Airport (the manager sent us a nice note before our trip asking if we'd like transportation). At 50 euros for 1-3 people (120 Turkish Lira, or abour $75), it is far higher than you would pay for a taxi. In bad traffic, we paid an average of 45 Turkish Lira, including tip, which is about 20 euros (around $28). We went back and forth 4 times, since we did a mini-trip from Istanbul and back during our stay, and the most we paid was 50 tl. This is not a criticism, just a travel tip.

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    The hotel staff members were all very professional, courteous and very attentative. As always in the past, the Crown Plaza has continued to be a premier choice for my accommodations. I was very happy to see that an exemplary hotel like the Crown Plaza Old City Istanbul exists were it is. It is the perfect location to enjoy the entire local area. I plan to return there next year with my family for another vacation. Great job as always. Sincerely, Gregory M. Masood

                  • Group of friends
                    10.0

                    The hotel is new and has great rooms and friendly efficient staff. It is the only really nice hotel in the "Old City" and is close to everything, including the light rail which can bring you easily to other parts of this great city! Our room had a perfect view of the Hagia Sophia. As they are newly opened there are some "punch list" items that need addressing but this hotel gets a thumbs up.

                    Elevator access is strange as it delivers you "in-between" the floors and you then must then walk up or down a short flight of stairs to get to the room floors. There is a small elevator in the restaurant that will deliver you directly on the floors. This is a small inconveinence considering all the plus'S.

                  • Older travelers
                    6.6

                    The staff manipulated me to cancel the Booked.net reservation after I had found out that other people were paying much less per night per room. i was supposed to get a better rate for the rest of my days. However, as soon as i cancelled the rest of the days, the reception manager came up with rediculous prices that i could stay in the best top hotels in Istanbul. sure enough, I checked out and booked in a 5star reputable hotel for the rest of my stay.

                  • Family with children
                    9.2

                    It's a very nice hotel, clean and in the centre.

                    Being with a baby I was using a baby stroller, the hotel did not have ramp to use, we were struggling up and down the staircase. The reception was big but few seats for waiting. No hangers found in the toilet for the towels and the TV was behind a big glass what made it impossible to watch at day time with the blinds up.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.0

                    Comfortable bed; good air-conditioning; wonderful shower; excellent location; great view of Hagia Sophia from restaurant terrace,

                    We booked a more expensive corner room, which was supposed to have a good view of Hagia Sophia. However, the view was completely blocked. Insufficient height in wardrobe to hang dresses or trousers.

                  • Family with children
                    9.6

                    The staff were always friendly and helpful. Our room was very comfortable and quiet. The hotel location is excellent. All of Istanbul's best attractions are within walking distance. We will stay there again at the price we paid which was very good value for money.

                    The dining facilities were too small for the size of the hotel.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.8

                    Location, modern interior design, modern lobby, helpful staff,

                    No swimming pool, breakfast needs to have more choices, staff need to look after guests when it comes to booking a taxi such as a 1.to only book a taxi with a taxi meter 2.to tell the driver to switch on the meter 3.where the guests are going 4.how much to expect to pay 5.and to take a note of the taxi driver (car). Very often tourists are ripped off by taxi drivers. You also need to address this problem with your taxi authorities. Coffee in the hotel too expensive.

                  • Older travelers
                    7.0

                    Central location

                    Looks all very modern today, but may be outdated in five years' time. Not completely finished (and will not be finished either? - eg paint) Staff are friendly but theit advice is not always accurate (eg bus connections etc) and too commercial

                  • Group of friends
                    6.2

                    Great location. Excellent view from the double rooms overlooking Hagia Sofia. Good size room. Excellent internet service

                    Poor lighting. Air conditioning system out of control. Lack of housekeeping supervision (my room remained unserviced for two days until protested loudly). Staff will recommend tourist traps as good restaurants. If and when they clean up their act, it will be a good choice for Sultanahmet.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.4

                    Location…location...location…! The hotel is designed with a new interpretation of modern Turkish with clean lines in white and a bit of wood…..refreshing after a full day of elaborate mosques and the Grand Bazaar.

                    After a lengthy email back-and-forth prior to arrival, we didn't get the room what we asked for, even with the additional cost agreed upon. I wish the hotel staffs have more knowledge of the practical things and know exactly where things are within the city. For a hotel with that standard, sending us to a touristy restaurant under the bridge is unacceptable, really.

                  • Single
                    8.0

                    New, clean, convenient, at superb location. Helpful staff recommended pleasant nearby restaurant.

                    Ambitous but goofy and pretentious,overly glitzy design. Lighting in the room was poor- it was impossible to read in bed. Lighting in the bathroom was inadequate for doing makeup, and very unflattering.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.2

                    Very nice place: view of Hagia Sophia from the window, two steps to Sophia, cistern basilica, Blue mosque. The building situated not by the street, but across the yard (about 60m away). Very good citchen in restorant. The room (1315 - corner room) is big enough. Fantastic - TV is the part of big mirror.

                    Backlight outside the window lights to eyes in the night, small opening of windows. Price is big enough.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.2

                    Excellent location, very good service from friendly and competent staff, plenty of light, views excellent, good spaces.

                    Price a bit high, not enough reading light, elevators a bit confusing, but you learn.

                  • Older travelers
                    5.8

                    The room with a view to the main street was nice! Also, the location of the hotel is central. And, I would consider staying at this hotel again.

                    I would have liked the breakfast to be better. For example, a better variation such as bacon and eggs to be included and fresh juice, too!

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Hagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City Istanbul location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cadessi No.13 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Istanbul
                    1700 ft
                  Airports
                  • Ataturk (IST)
                    8.6 mi
                  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                    19.0 mi
                  Train Stations
                  • Haydarpasa Train Station
                    2.4 mi
                  • Train Stations
                    400 ft
                  Underground stations
                  • Aksaray
                    1.6 mi
                  • Taksim
                    2.1 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • Amedros Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
                    400 ft
                  • Barbecue House (cuisine: Barbecue, Turkish)
                    200 ft
                  Parks
                  • Gulhane Park
                    2100 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of rooms:
                    63

                  Hotel Awards

                  TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulHagia Sophia Hotel Istanbul Old City

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Turkey

                  Use Badge