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Hotel Amira Istanbul
Hotel Amira Istanbul

Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi Mustafa, Istanbul 34122

4.8 out of 5 (816 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Little Hagia Sophia and Hippodrome. Basilica Cistern …

£61
Buhara Hotel
Buhara Hotel

Küçük Ayasofya Mah., Istanbul

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3.5 out of 5 (53 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque, Hippodrome, and Cemberlitas Bat …

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Ahmet Efendi Evi
Ahmet Efendi Evi

23 Keresteci Hakki Sokak, Istanbul 34220

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4.4 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Mosaic Museum and Hippodrome. Basilica Cistern and Blue …

£23
Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class
Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class

Divanyolu Cad. Ticarethane Sok. No:45, Istanbul 34122

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4.3 out of 5 (593 reviews)

This family-friendly Istanbul hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Basilica Cistern, Hagi …

£67
Hotel Oceans 7
Hotel Oceans 7

Cankurtaran Mh. Amiral Tafdil Sk., Istanbul

2.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (95 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Mosaic Museum, Basilica Cistern, and Hippodrome. …

£25
Basileus Hotel
Basileus Hotel

Kucuk Ayasofya Mah. Sehit Mehmet Pasa, Istanbul 34400

3.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (292 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Little Hagia Sophia and Hippodrome. Basilica Cistern and …

£31
Hotel Uyan - Special Class
Hotel Uyan - Special Class

Utangac Sokak No: 25, Istanbul 34122

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4.3 out of 5 (709 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is steps from Sultanahmet Square and Hagia Sophia. Basilica Cistern and Blue Mosque are …

£38
Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel
Armada Istanbul Old City Hotel

Ahirkapi Sok. No: 24, Istanbul 34122

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4.5 out of 5 (652 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Mosaic Museum, Basilica Cistern, and Hippodrome. Blue Mosque …

£47
Sultan Tughra Hotel
Sultan Tughra Hotel

Sultanahmet Mah Keresteci Hakki Sok, Istanbul 34122

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4.2 out of 5 (153 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Mosaic Museum and Hippodrome. Basilica Cistern and Blue …

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Albatros Hagia Sophia
Albatros Hagia Sophia

Prof. Kazim Gurkan Cad. No.12, Istanbul 34110

3.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (579 reviews)

Located in Sultanahmet, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Cagaloglu Hamami, Hagia Sophia, and Basilica Cistern. Grand …

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Pocket Guide: Istanbul Sultanahmet Hotels

Sultanahmet is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the sea. With hotels and holiday apartments to suit everyone's tastes, Sultanahmet serves as a good starting point for exploring the greater Istanbul area.

Sightseeing around Sultanahmet

The area's storied past is told through its monuments and historic sites, while the museums provide some cultural flavor. Browse the collections at Mosaic Museum, Le Arts Turcs, or Turkish and Islamic Art Museum. For cultural attractions, head to Hagia Irene, Istanbul Archaeology Museum, and Museum of Turkish Calligraphic Art. German Fountain, Blue Mosque, and The Million Stone are significant monuments. Swing by Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I, Basilica Cistern, and Hagia Sophia to learn about local history. Hours of family fun are waiting at Kilic Ali Pasha Hamam, Miniaturk, and Suada Island.

Shopping, sightseeing, and taking a tour are a few popular activities in the area. Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Suadiye Beach, Florya Beach, and Menekse Beach. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Gulhane Park, Taksim Gezi Park, or Turkbalon. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Arasta Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, and Kumkapi Fish Market.

A few of the most popular sights in the area include Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, and Suleymaniye Mosque. Sultanahmet Square, Serpentine Column, and Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III are other top spots to see.

Getting around Sultanahmet

Looking for a quick way to explore more of the city? Catch a ride on metro transit at Sultanahmet Station and Cemberlitas Station. To venture out of town, take a train from Istanbul Cankurtaran Station. You can inquire about options for water travel at the marina.

The closest major airport is Istanbul (IST-Ataturk Intl.), located 8.5 miles (13.6 km) from Sultanahmet. The next closest airport is Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.), located 18.7 miles (30.1 km) away.

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