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Best Hotels in Sultanahmet of 2020 | Kucuk Ayasofya, Beyazit and Kadirga Districts

Hotels near Sultanahmet Square

Best hotels in Sultanahmet, Kucuk Ayasofya, Beyazıt and Kadirga District

Major percentage of historical sights of Istanbul are located in the old city part of it, also know as Sultanahmet area, so are the hotels.

 

Sultanahmet area is a perfect choice for the first time visitors and for those who want to stay near to the historical monuments, so they can reach at their hotels after waiting in long ticket queues, and exhausting walks from one museum to another.

 

best hotels in sultanahmet

Sultanahmet Landmarks and Attraction Points

Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultanahmet Mosque also know as Blue Mosque are two of the main attractions in the area. Topkapi Palace Museum, Basilica's Cistern (Underground Cistern) Arheological Museum, Turkish and Islamic arts Museum, German Fountain, Hippodrome and Great Palace Mosaics Museum are located within the 5-10 minutes walking distance from Sultanahmet Square.

 

You can enjoy your evenings in one of the Roof-Top restaurants with the splendid view of the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque and walk on the main Tram Line for shopping and buying Souvenirs. However, you should not expect and active night life in Sultanahmet Area since it's becoming quiet after 11pm.

 

Most of the best hotels in Sultanahmet are walking distance to monuments.

You can also consider staying in the hotel of Taksim, Karakoy or Sisli area if you need some action in the evenings. They are 2-3 metro stops 0r 5-6 Tram stops away from Sultanahmet.

Kucuk Ayasofya Hotels Area

Kucuk Ayasofya is a popular hotel area for those who seek for smaller hotels with a boutique service, bed & breakfast options and of course lower rates. Kucuk Ayasofya area hotels are generally 3-4 storey, have usually 15 to 30 rooms. It's possible to reach at Blue Mosque / Hagia Sophia Square in 10-15 minutes by walking from Kucuk Ayasofya.

 

Price range changes between 50 Euros to 150 Euros depends on the Quality, Location and the Service of the hotels in Kucuk Ayasofya. 

 

There are also Apartments in Kucuk Ayasofya area, if you prefer to rent a self-catering accommodation.

Beyazit Hotels Area

Beyazit is one of the most crowded hotel areas of Sultanahmet with it's central location and many 3-4 stars hotels which are very close to Grand Bazaar / Kapalicarsi and Laleli commercial center where Eastern European whole buyers prefer to stay.

 

Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia Square is around 10 minutes by walking from Beyazit Tram station.

Price range changes between 80 Euros to 150 Euros depends on season in the Hotels in Beyazit. 

 

Kadirga Hotels Area

Kadirga area of Sultanahmet is popular with it's apartments and Duplex Houses. This is mostly preferred by families / friend groups who prefer self-catering accommodation. There are a few hotels in Kadirga area as well.

 

There are many local grocery stores, restaurants, cafes and supermarkets in this area and the prices are much lower then the central places.

 

Distance to attraciton points of Istanbul, such as Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace is around 700-800 meters and 15-20 minutes by walking from Kadirga district.

 

Price range for hotels in Kadirga is between 40 Euros and 80 euros in the season. And the prices of apartments in Kadirga is between 75 Euros and 150 Euros depending on the size and the location of it.

 

Cheap Bed & Breakfast Hotels in Sultanahmet Area

Sultanahmet is a great area for the first time travellers and for those who wants to stay close to main attraction points in Istanbul. Hotels in Sultanahmet are centrally located and the prices are high according to it. We start with budget hotels to our best hotels in Sultanahmet list.

 

Kadirga, Kucuk Ayasofya Regions are especially lower than other districts in Sultanahmet. There are many apartments with full kitchen to stay in and full size supermarkets in these areas.

 

Please find sample selections below or go to Best Hotels in Sultanahmet page to check.

Walnut Shell Hotel

Walnut Shell Hotel is one of the best hotels in Sultanahmet in budget category. It's only 350 meters from Blue Mosque, 750 m. from Hagia Sophia and comfortable & 1 Km from Topkapı Palace. Grand Bazaar is only 15 minutes by walking. location. This hotel offers convenient and affordable stay in the heart of Oldcity.  24-hour front desk service.

Facilities included  : •  Open Buffet Breakfast • Free Wi-Fi  • Double rooms convenient •  24-hour front desk service.
Blue Mosque/ Hagia Sophia : 10-min walk

Nearest Metro / Tram  : •  Sultanahmet Tram Station •  10-min walk

 

Kaftan Hotel

Kaftan Hotel is located on Akbiyik street where there are more than 30 restaurants and pubs in a row. It has traditionally decorated rooms. Plenty of breakfast options and uninterrupted view of the Sea on terrace restaurant. Definitely a good answer for "where to stay in Sultanahmet" question.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Breakfast • Restaurant • Double/Twin rooms

Blue Mosque/ Hagia Sophia : 3-min walk

Nearest Metro / Tram  : •  Sultanahmet Tram Station •  5-min walk

 

Sultan House Hotel

Sultan House is located only 170 meters away from Hippodrome. It's converted form an Ottoman Mansion to a hotel and the location is perfect without any uphill walks. There is a restaurant on the top floor that serves Turkish Cuisine.

Facilities include:  •  Breakfast (Extra) • Free Wi-Fi • Roof Top Terrace • Family rooms
Blue Mosque / Hagia Sophia:   5-min walk

Nearest Metro/Tram: • Sultanahmet Station • 5-min walk

Ferman Konak Hotel

Ferman Konak is 700 meters away from Blues Mosque and 800 m. from Hagia Sophia. Some rooms have kitchenette inside. Breakfast is included and there is a restaurant on site.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Breakfast • Restaurant • Double/Twin rooms • Family rooms

Blue Mosque/ Hagia Sophia : 10-min walk

Nearest Metro / Tram  : •  Sultanahmet Tram Station •  10-min walk

Mid-range Priced Hotels in Sultanahmet

If you have higher budget and would like to have better service and more facilities to use during your visit to Istanbul, hundreds of  low & middle priced international chain hotels or independent boutique hotels are available and we added them in our best hotels in Sultanahmet list.

 

Here are some example of mid-range priced hotels in Sultanahmet ;

White House Hotel

White House Hotel is located only 2 minutes from Sultanahmet Square by walking 1 minute to Tram Station. Guest Satisfaction is on top level in White House. It has 9.8 review on booking.com and 2nd in TripAdvisor between all hotels in Istanbul.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Breakfast • Restaurant • Double/Twin rooms • High Class Guest Service • Everyday Cleaning

Blue Mosque/ Hagia Sophia : 2-min walk

Nearest Metro / Tram  : •  Sultanahmet Tram Station •  1-min walk

Muyan Suites

Muyan Suites is located 100 meters away from Hippodrome area. It has nicely decorated very large hotel rooms and breakfast is included.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Breakfast • Restaurant • Double/Twin rooms • Family rooms • Safe Box •

Blue Mosque/Hagia Sophia: 5-min walk

Nearest metro/tram: 10-min walk to Sultanahmet Station - 8-min walk to Cemberlitas Station

World Heritage Hotel

World Heritage Hotel is located on the next street to the Blue Mosque/Hippodrome. Traditional Turkish in room design with wooden floors.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Breakfast • Restaurant • Double/Twin rooms • Family rooms • In room Tea/Coffee maker

Blue Mosque/Hagia Sophia: 2-min walk

Nearest metro/tram: 2-min walk to Sultanahmet Station

Best Western Antea Palace Hotel

Best Western Antea Palace Hotel is for sure one of the best hotels in Sultanahmet Kucuk Ayasofya district and it's only 6 minutes away from Blue Mosque by walking. It has indoor pool, restaurant with sea view on the terrace and Turkish Bath & Spa center. Some elegantly designed rooms feature balcony and hot tub.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Breakfast • Restaurant • Double/Twin rooms • In room Tea/Coffee maker • Indoor Pool • Free Turkish Hamam Usage

Blue Mosque/Hagia Sophia: -min walk

Nearest metro/tram: 10-min walk to Sultanahmet & Beyazit Station

Luxury Hotels in Sultanahmet

Even though Luxury hotels are based in Besiktas, Ortakoy and Taksim mostly,  Sultanahmet area hosts luxury travelers with it's a few selected very luxury hotel brands as well. So we added the luxury hotels in our best hotels in Sultanahmet list.

 

Please click here to see whole collection of luxury hotels in Istanbul.

Four Seasons Hotel at Sultanahmet

Four Seasons Hotel is most probably one of the best hotels in Sultanahmet and it's 1 minute away from famous Hagia Sophia Museum by walking. A century-old prison building converted into a high-class luxury hotel and serving with it's 65 spacious rooms and 200 staff for perfection.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Restaurants • 24 hours in room dining • Baby Sitting Service • 24 hours business services • Deluxe rooms • Complimentary Pool & Fitness Center Usage •

Blue Mosque/Hagia Sophia: 1-min walk

Nearest metro/tram: 3-min walk to Sultanahmet Station

Ajwa Hotel

Ajwa Hotel is Sultanahmet is 10-15 minutes away from Blue Mosque by walking. You feel the luxury at the same moment when you step in to Ajwa Hotel. It serves to it's guests as a Private Mansion with it's marvelous building with hand painted ceiling, marble works all around, silk carpets on the floor and pearl-carved wood furnitures. All facilities with Halal approach. Number 2 in our list of best hotels in Sultanahmet.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Restaurants • Complimentary soft drinks in minibar •  daily newspapers •  fresh flowers •  full housekeeping •  pillow menu- 24 hours in room dining • 24 hours business services • Free shuttle to historical sites throughout the day.

Blue Mosque/Hagia Sophia: 10-min walk

Nearest metro/tram: 7-min walk to Cemberlitas Station

You can also check our Best Hotels in Taksim, Best Hotels in Sisli, Best Hotels in Karakoy and Best Hotels in Besiktas pages to find out more information about Where to Stay in Istanbul . You can prefer Istanbul luxury transfer from Istanbul airports with www.istanbulluxurytransfer.com

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