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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Istanbul hotel in Sultanahmet, walk to Hippodrome


This family-friendly Istanbul hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Little Hagia Sophia Bath and Hippodrome. Basilica Cistern and Hagia Sophia are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a bar/lounge, this hotel has a rooftop terrace and self parking. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in the lobby, 24-hour room service, and a business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 29 rooms offer comforts like premium bedding and down comforters, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, free bottled water, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast as well as a complimentary manager's reception (may not be available daily). A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a business center and limo/town car service. This family-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and a terrace. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 15 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2013.

Ayasofya Hotel - Special Class has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Offsite parking reservations required 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 29 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking reservations required

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower only 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast. The hotel offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child under 6 years old stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 30.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 10.00 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

National Rating

Official Turkey Classification provided by Turkey Ministry of Tourism

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