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Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

4 stars
View map of Alemdar Cad. No. 2, Sultanahnet, Istanbul, 34350

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.2
out of 5
11 reviews
Close to everything in the old city.

You can't beat the location. Perfect for touring the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Cisterns,... See full review

  • CBMQ
  • Apr 10, 2012
Personalized service

I have to commend the hotel staff for their superb job at taking very good care of my friend and I... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Dec 26, 2010

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Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul Rooms

Superior Room
This room measures 215 square feet (20 square meters). Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and the 32-inch LCD TV is offered for your entertainment. A minibar and a coffee/tea maker are provided. The private bathroom has a shower with a rainfall showerhead, as well as slippers and designer toiletries. Air conditioning, complimentary bottled water, and a laptop-compatible safe are among the conveniences offered.
Deluxe Room
This room measures 269 square feet (22-25 square meters). Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and the 32-inch LCD TV is offered for your entertainment. A minibar and a coffee/tea maker are provided. The private bathroom has a shower with a rainfall showerhead, as well as slippers and designer toiletries. Air conditioning, complimentary bottled water, and a laptop-compatible safe are among the conveniences offered.
Grand Deluxe Room
This room measures 323 square feet (30 square meters). Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and the 32-inch LCD TV is offered for your entertainment. A minibar and a coffee/tea maker are provided. The private bathroom has a shower with a rainfall showerhead, as well as slippers and designer toiletries. Air conditioning, complimentary bottled water, and a laptop-compatible safe are among the conveniences offered.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Free parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Hagia Sophia: 0.1 mi
  • Walls of Constantinople: 0.1 mi
  • Blue Mosque: 0.2 mi
  • Basilica Cistern: 0.2 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi): 0.2 mi
  • Archaeology museum: 0.2 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Muzesi): 0.3 mi
  • Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii ve Kulliyesi): 0.4 mi
  • Topkapi Palace: 0.4 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Center: 0.5 mi
  • Galata Bridge: 0.5 mi
  • Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus): 0.5 mi
  • Kapali Carsi: 0.6 mi
  • Tünel: 0.9 mi
  • Hagia Sophia: 0.1 mi
  • Walls of Constantinople: 0.1 mi
  • Blue Mosque: 0.2 mi
  • Basilica Cistern: 0.2 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi): 0.2 mi
  • Archaeology museum: 0.2 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Muzesi): 0.3 mi
  • Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii ve Kulliyesi): 0.4 mi
  • Topkapi Palace: 0.4 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Center: 0.5 mi
  • Galata Bridge: 0.5 mi
  • Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus): 0.5 mi
  • Kapali Carsi: 0.6 mi
  • Tünel: 0.9 mi
  • Istanbul University: 1 mi
  • Miniaturk: 1 mi
  • Galata Tower: 1.2 mi
  • Bosphorus Strait: 1.3 mi
  • Istanbul Modern Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Maiden`s Tower: 1.4 mi
  • Istanbul Modern: 1.5 mi
  • Golden Horn: 1.8 mi
  • Beyoglu: 2.2 mi
  • Haydarpaşa Terminal: 2.2 mi
  • Atatürk Cultural Center: 2.3 mi
  • Dolmabahce Palace: 2.4 mi
  • Spice Market: 2.4 mi
  • Suleymaniye Mosque: 2.5 mi
  • Kariye Museum (The Chora Church): 2.6 mi
  • Rahmi M. Koc Museum: 2.8 mi
  • Yildiz Park: 3.4 mi
  • Kadikoy: 3.5 mi
  • Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii): 3.5 mi
  • Ortakoy: 3.6 mi
  • The Bosphorus Bridge: 4.6 mi
  • Rumeli Hisarı: 6.5 mi
  • Rumeli Fortress: 6.9 mi
  • Sakip Sabanci Museum: 7.4 mi
  • Emirgan Park: 7.9 mi
  • Istanbul Aquarium: 9.9 mi
  • The Princes' Islands: 11.5 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Overall score

3.2 / 5
5.01.0
11 out of 11
Amenities:
3.2
Cleanliness:
3.6
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
3.4
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.7

73% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Toyismom
Business
New Jersey
Jan 20, 2013

Good location. Good staff.

The hotel is just steps away from the major landmarks and the tram line is across the street. Excellent free breakfast in a cute breakfast room. Furniture is old and bathtub is peculiar (too high and too small). Was told that it is about to undergo much needed renovations in January of 2013 and then join the Ramada chain. Very friendly helpful staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
CBMQ
Business
Naples, Italy
Apr 10, 2012

Close to everything in the old city.

You can't beat the location. Perfect for touring the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Cisterns, and everything else in the old city. Just make sure you don't get the first room on the ground floor. It's a little noisy with the hotel bar and sidewalk just a few inches outside the window. Nice staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Dec 26, 2010

Personalized service

I have to commend the hotel staff for their superb job at taking very good care of my friend and I while visiting Turkey. They truly care about the well-being of their guests and went to great lengths to ensure our well-being.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

I highly recommend the Medusa Restaurant! I ate there for 2 meals in the week I stayed in Turkey. Yum!

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
saint jerome quebec canada
Dec 1, 2010

unhappy customer

it was the smallest room we ever stayed in. had difficult time to take a shower because of the size and shape of the small tub. room # 308. we previously stayed at best western hotels while travelling no more. for the price paid it was not woth the money i felt we were taken to the cleaners.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Boise, Idaho
Nov 17, 2010

Very Good

Very centrally located in a one of the most important and interesting areas of Istanbul. The management was most helpful and the service was very good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ted
Business
Baghdad
Oct 22, 2010

Good location for the price

Located 100 meters from the entrance of Haghia Sophia. Blue Mosque just across the square. Small restaurants In the streets close by, just make your pick.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Augusta, GA
Jun 19, 2010

Comfortable and convenient

The hotel is walking distance to several major tourist sites, restaurants, and shopping. The staff is very helpful. There is a breakfast buffet including an omlette station. It is located on the tram way so you can get to other places also. Under the hotel is a travel agency where you can book daily tours.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Omar's Terrace and the Pudding Shop are close, reasonable, and delicious.

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
No Tour Groups Needed
Business
Chicago, IL
Mar 13, 2010

Awesome location

We were on the last leg of our honeymoon and the staff at the location are fantastic. There was always one who def knew English and the others would know just enough to help you out eg they could say omlette to ask if you wanted an omlette in the morning. They took care of any tours we wanted to do and any shows at night. The location is phenomenal your litteraly right under St. Sophia and perfectly between the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace, personal option the three most important things to see while visiting. If we did have a complaint it was that the shower head was partially clogged, which granted could be from the city water. The hotel makes it very clear not to drink the water and provides all the bottled water you need for free for drinking. Other than that though we could not have been happier with the hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
shawnsection
Business
New York City
Dec 1, 2009

unbeatable location for price

I had read some previous reviews about the hotel that were negative but I can honestly say I did not have one bad experience. The staff were friendly and professional---I had arranged through the hotel to be picked up at the airport--my flight however was 5 hrs late leaving JFK-I sent the hotel an E-mail notifying them of this fact and you can imagine my relief when I was indeed met at the airport. Great location, literally around the corner from Aya Sofia, Topkapi etc. Yes it can be noisy from the trams and traffic but you are on a major thoroughfare. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Boutique Saint Sophia Istanbul

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
zibby
Business
Rhode Island
Sep 29, 2009

well located

we oten stay at Best Western..this w a disappointment. the hotel was noisy at nite, music, dogs barking.. and worst of all, our 4:45 wake up call never happened..staff was fast asleep!!!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
1
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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