$174 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Mar 10, 2015 Check-out: Mar 11, 2015

Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul

5 stars
View map of Piyer Loti Cad No. 15, Istanbul, 34122

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
22 reviews
Great location and service

Great location for a short break as everything we wanted to do was close by. The staff were really... See full review

  • Passport2go
  • May 24, 2014
Great location, nice rooms

The hotel is located in the heart of the most-visited tourist attractions in Istanbul. It is clean,... See full review

  • B Buchanan
  • Oct 14, 2014
Istanbul hotel with Seljuk and Ottoman details and riverside restaurant
Dramatic Seljuk and Ottoman architectural details abound at the centrally located Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul, which is near the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar. A columned lobby -- replete with silk curtains -- gives way to property highlights that include a riverside restaurant, a lounge serving aperitifs, a concierge desk, a sauna and a Turkish hammam. Meanwhile, single, double and triple rooms are available with amenities such as parquet wood flooring, oversize cable TVs, laptop-size safes and complimentary wireless Internet access.
Highlights
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access in guest rooms
  • Central location, within walking distance of the Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar and Yerebatan Cistern
  • Sauna and Turkish hammam for 12
Rooms
All air-conditioned guest rooms at the Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul have one queen or two twin beds or one queen and one twin bed. Features include sofa beds in separate sitting areas, satellite TVs, laptop-size safes, direct-dial telephones and complimentary wireless Internet access as well as bathroom telephones, showers with handheld showerheads, bathrobes, slippers and hair-dryers. Room service is available 24 hours a day, and housekeeping is provided daily at the Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul.
Features
Eye-catching Seljuk and Ottoman architectural details grace the Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul, where the lobby is adorned with historic relics more than 150 years old. The property houses a terrace restaurant, a lounge, a sauna and a Turkish hammam, all within walking distance of some of the most revered sightseeing. Guest-friendly services include a doctor on call, dry cleaning and laundry services, plus parking, 24-hour room service and babysitting. Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul also has a tour desk to assist guests.
Transportation
  • Ataturk International Airport (8.2 mi/13.2 km)
Attractions
  • Grand Bazaar (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Basilica Cistern (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Archaeological Museum (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Suleymaniye Mosque (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Galata Bridge (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Istanbul University (1.2 mi/1.9 km)
  • Dolmabahce Palace (2.6 mi/4.2 km)
  • Istanbul Congress Center (2.9 mi/4.6 km)
Business
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access

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Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul Rooms

Deluxe Double
The room offers 1 queen or 2 single beds with Air conditioning, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable/Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite/Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron/Ironing board, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone.
Deluxe Triple
The room offers 1 queen + 1 single bed with Air conditioning, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable/Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite/Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron/Ironing board, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone.
Deluxe Single
The room offers 1 queen or 2 single beds with Air conditioning, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable/Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite/Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron/Ironing board, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone.

Amenities

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Spa
Dining
Free buffet breakfast
Bar/Lounge
Room service
Services
Laundry service
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Room
Television with cable

Nearby points of interest

  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi): 0.1 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Blue Mosque: 0.2 mi
  • Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus): 0.3 mi
  • Kapali Carsi: 0.3 mi
  • Hagia Sophia: 0.4 mi
  • Basilica Cistern: 0.4 mi
  • Walls of Constantinople: 0.4 mi
  • Galata Bridge: 0.5 mi
  • Archaeology museum: 0.5 mi
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Center: 0.5 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Muzesi): 0.5 mi
  • Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii ve Kulliyesi): 0.5 mi
  • Topkapi Palace: 0.7 mi
  • Istanbul University: 0.7 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi): 0.1 mi
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Blue Mosque: 0.2 mi
  • Kucuk Ayasofya Camii (Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus): 0.3 mi
  • Kapali Carsi: 0.3 mi
  • Hagia Sophia: 0.4 mi
  • Basilica Cistern: 0.4 mi
  • Walls of Constantinople: 0.4 mi
  • Galata Bridge: 0.5 mi
  • Archaeology museum: 0.5 mi
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Center: 0.5 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Muzesi): 0.5 mi
  • Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii ve Kulliyesi): 0.5 mi
  • Topkapi Palace: 0.7 mi
  • Istanbul University: 0.7 mi
  • Tünel: 0.9 mi
  • Miniaturk: 0.9 mi
  • Bosphorus Strait: 1 mi
  • Galata Tower: 1.3 mi
  • Istanbul Modern Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Istanbul Modern: 1.6 mi
  • Maiden`s Tower: 1.7 mi
  • Golden Horn: 1.7 mi
  • Beyoglu: 2.3 mi
  • Suleymaniye Mosque: 2.3 mi
  • Kariye Museum (The Chora Church): 2.4 mi
  • Atatürk Cultural Center: 2.4 mi
  • Haydarpaşa Terminal: 2.5 mi
  • Dolmabahce Palace: 2.6 mi
  • Spice Market: 2.7 mi
  • Rahmi M. Koc Museum: 2.7 mi
  • Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii): 3.4 mi
  • Yildiz Park: 3.6 mi
  • Kadikoy: 3.7 mi
  • Ortakoy: 3.9 mi
  • The Bosphorus Bridge: 4.8 mi
  • Rumeli Hisarı: 6.8 mi
  • Rumeli Fortress: 7.1 mi
  • Sakip Sabanci Museum: 7.6 mi
  • Emirgan Park: 8.1 mi
  • Istanbul Aquarium: 9.6 mi
  • The Princes' Islands: 11.6 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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.

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Guest Reviews (22)

Ratings and reviews for Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
13 out of 22
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.7
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.3

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
B Buchanan
Business
Kansas
Oct 14, 2014

Great location, nice rooms

The hotel is located in the heart of the most-visited tourist attractions in Istanbul. It is clean, and the staff was quite helpful in arranging tours.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tucson1
Business
Tucson, AZ, USA
May 29, 2013

Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul

Nice upscale hotel in a fabulous old city location. Easy walk to all of the must see sites in the old city.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Dinizen, an ex-pat American owned cafe offers great food at reasonable prices. They have installed a water filtration system that enables you to eat cold foods/vegetables cold.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SSBB
Business
S
Mar 28, 2013

Perfect Location

The hotel is located in a quiet spot in the centre of the old city of Istanbul about midway between the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet) and Grand Bazaar. Best method of arrival is by Metro then tram (T1) from the airport disembarking at Cemberlitas. Recommended.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Cistern

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Review of Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Sharon Travel Maven
Business
Moscow, Russia
Nov 29, 2012

Very nice, convenient spot in the center of Old City Istanbul

The Hotel Sultanhan is very conveniently located just off the main thoroughfare of Sultanahmet, Istanbul's "old city". The staff are very friendly and helpful and competent. The bed was very comfortable, the shower was good and hot and the room was comfortable with the French door kept open. The location near a tram stop and within easy walking distance of all the major sites was perfect. It is pricey compared to many hotels in this area, but you definitely get what you pay for. I would stay there again.

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

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Buy an "IstanbulKart" the plastic smart card for public transportation at the airport or transport terminal. We put 50 lira on it and used it the whole time for buses, trams, metro and ferry boats which saved us a ton of money on taxis and time not buying separate transit tokens every trip.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
UmbrellaLA
Business
Los Angeles
Sep 25, 2012

A Fine Hotel

Located on a relatively quiet street in the heart of the old city. The hotel is an ideal base for exploring the historic mosques and bazaars. Clean, well appointed rooms, excellent breakfasts on the scenic rooftop terrace. The staff is generous with their time giving directions and making arrangements. We would suggest rooms on the higher floors many of which have views of the Bosperous and are quieter than lower floors.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
PALBE
Business
St Louis, MO, USA
Jan 8, 2012

Historic Tour

The hotel is in an excellent location for touring the nearby sites. The staff was very accommodating and nice.

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

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Haga Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Basilica Cistern

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Review of Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Independent traveler
Business
Morristown NJ
Dec 5, 2011

Great location

Location on small street with no through traffic (one way in and way out) close to all sites in Euro side and tram one block away to travel to other parts of city. Breakfast selection outstanding and staff more attentive than the best US 4 star hotels. Room with heat turned off was still on the warm side . Can't say this was an economic bargain but their was value for dollars paid.

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

Business

Shopping tip: Not Applicable

Through out the city are small design boutiques selling metal bowls/jewelry/clothing/turkish towels of superior quality than the Grand Bazaar which is really only good for the experience of sight seeing.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Bayside, New York
May 30, 2011

Unbeatable location for the price

Staff is wonderful, very clean and comfortable rooms, dining room is wonderful with friendly stuff and magical view,walking distance for all historical places.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Short walk to everywhere, including Grand Bazaar..

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Review of Sultanhan Hotel Istanbul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nana and Baba
Business
Jeddah
Apr 7, 2011

A good choice with no regrets

Located in the old part of Istanbul, the Sultanhan Hotel is within walking distance of many of the great places to visit such as the Grand Bazaar, the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and more. Great restaurants and shops are just around the corner as well. We were a bit disappointed however that the furnishings of the hotel were old looking and there was no tea or coffee in the room which most hotels offer these days. The breakfast buffet was very good, though. Overall, we enjoyed our stay in Istanbul, and the Sultanhan was a good choice.

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

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Shopping, dining, places of interest, and public transportation are all within a very short walk from the Hotel. Couldn't ask for a better location.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Aba & Abo
Business
Naples, FL
Sep 26, 2010

Excellent location & great service

Hotel was beautiful and quiet, yet within blocks of the historic city sites. One block from the metro rail. Rooms were traditionally decorated and very clean. Bathroom was clean and comfortable. Only complaint we can think of is the bed was on the hard side. Lovely rooftop restaurant with amazing views. Free wireless throughout plus laptop available in lobby. Turkish bath & sauna in premises.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Within blocks of Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, etc. One block to the metro rail, which took us anywhere we did not want to walk, like the Spice Market & Pera district. Great restaurants on main street 1/2 block away. One block to the metro rail, which took us anywhere we did not want to walk, like the Spice Market & Pera district.

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