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Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished

Guest reviews

3.9/5 Good
48 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Parking Available
Bar

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationSultanahmet Square3 min walk
Popular LocationBlue Mosque4 min walk
Popular LocationHippodrome of Constantinople6 min walk
AirportIstanbul (IST)52 min drive

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  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room
  • Double Room, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 118 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Sea View
  • Economy Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsEconomy Triple Room
  • Superior Triple Room with Blue Mosque View

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSuperior Triple Room with Blue Mosque View
  • Superior Family Room with Blue Mosque View

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsSuperior Family Room with Blue Mosque View
  • Standard Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed and 1 Large Single Bed
    More detailsStandard Family Room
  • Double Room Single Use with Blue Mosque View

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room Single Use with Blue Mosque View
  • Double Room with Blue Mosque View

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room with Blue Mosque View
  • Comfort Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • 182 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsComfort Triple Room

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Istanbul

Located in Istanbul's Sultanahmet neighbourhood, Ararat Hotel is in the city centre and by the sea. Hagia Sophia and Pera Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Sultanahmet Square and Blue Mosque. Check out an event or a game at Vodafone Arena, and consider making time for Isfanbul Theme Park, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sultanahmet Square - 3 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 4 min walk
  • Hagia Sophia - 5 min walk
  • Basilica Cistern - 6 min walk
  • Hippodrome of Constantinople - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Istanbul Cankurtaran Station - 6 min walk
  • Sultanahmet Station - 6 min walk
  • Istanbul (IST) - 52 min drive

About this property

Ararat Hotel

Clothing-optional Istanbul hotel in Sultanahmet, walk to Sultanahmet Square
This smoke-free hotel features an attached winery, a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and 24-hour room service are on-site. All 11 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include 24-hour room service and minibars.
Ararat Hotel offers 11 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and minibars. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Televisions come with satellite channels and video game consoles. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include laptop-compatible safes and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Fridges and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Extended parking: TRY 50 per day
  • Electric car charging station
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Shopping
  • Winery attached

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge (on request)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

More

  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV
  • iPod dock
  • Satellite channels
  • Video games
  • Video game console

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Fridge (on request)

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Slippers
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before 11:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding; children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: TRY 75 (one-way)
  • Transfer service fee per child: TRY 75 (one-way), (from 10 to 18 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 120 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: TRY 120.00 (one-way), (from 3 to 18 years old)
  • Extended parking fee: TRY 50 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: TRY 50 per day
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Kitchen/kitchenette fee: TRY 50

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and window guards

We should mention

Clothing is optional at this property
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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

Property is also known as

Ararat Hotel Istanbul
Ararat Hotel
Ararat Istanbul
Ararat Hotel Hotel
Ararat Hotel Istanbul
Ararat Hotel Hotel Istanbul

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Ararat Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Ararat Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Ararat Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Ararat Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Extended parking is available for TRY 50 per day.
What time is check-in at Ararat Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11:30 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of TRY 120 per vehicle, one way, applies.
Where is this property located?
Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is steps away from Arasta Bazaar and Blue Mosque. Sultanahmet Square and Hagia Sophia are also within 5 minutes. Sultanahmet Station is 6 minutes by foot and Istanbul Cankurtaran Station is 6 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Ararat Hotel

3.9
5 - Excellent
22
4 - Good
14
3 - Okay
3
2 - Mediocre
5
1 - Poor
4
4.3
Cleanliness
4.0
Service and Staff
3.3
Amenities
4.0
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The hotel is just opposite Blue Mosque you can actually see it from the window. Staying Opposite Sultan Ahmet square. Breakfast was excellent They change to different food every day. The staff Kerim at the reception was excellent, kind and very helpful.

Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

2/5

  • Liked: Amenities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

This hotel was not nice to stay in the first night have us wrong room with no view of blue mosque a brick wall no wanted help us then the owner came after two days swapped us to a bigger room for three night we suffered in a small hot room with our baby no one wanted to help would not stay there again

Stayed 6 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location!!!

I stayed in this hotel a week with my family and we do not have any complain. Breakfast is very good with a lot of optios. Location is excellent, in the middle of everything and walking distance from all major landmarks. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2019

2/5

  • Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Room booked was not available. So, in a five day stay, was shunted into three different rooms, obe of which was an internal room with its only window opening out into the diningroom

Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great location, friendly staff and clean room. Some may thing the rooms are a little small but it has everything a world traveler needs. Highly recommend.

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2019