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


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

Hotel Features

This hotel features coffee/tea in a common area, 24-hour room service, and a business center. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include self parking, concierge services, and dry cleaning.

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 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. A complimentary breakfast and manager's reception are offered (may not be available daily). For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 15 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). This family-friendly hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2013.

Ayasofya Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


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

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

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

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 (one way)
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • Ayasofya Hotel Special Class
  • Ayasofya Hotel Special Class Istanbul
  • Ayasofya Special Class
  • Ayasofya Special Class Istanbul
  • Ayasofya Hotel Istanbul
  • Ayasofya Hotel
  • Ayasofya Istanbul
  • Ayasofya

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

Turkey Ministry of Tourism assigns an official classification for accommodations in Turkey. This Hotel property is awarded the following classification: Special Class.

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