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154 reviews
"Wonderful location, clean well-constructed building, and extremely friendly empl..."

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Available

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Grand Bazaar
    6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Hippodrome of Constantinople
    7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Blue Mosque
    11 min walk
  • Airport
    Istanbul (IST)
    33 min drive

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  • Economy Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Economy Single Room, No Windows

    Room Amenities

    • Canal view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Standard Double Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Quadruple Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    Room Amenities

    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 5
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About this area

Istanbul

Located in Istanbul's Sultanahmet neighbourhood, Hotel Santa Sophia is near a metro station. Sultanahmet Square and Hagia Sophia are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Vodafone Arena or Sinan Erdem Dome. Our guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grand Bazaar - 6 min walk
  • Hippodrome of Constantinople - 7 min walk
  • Beyazit Square - 9 min walk
  • Sultanahmet Square - 9 min walk
  • Blue Mosque - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Cemberlitas Station - 2 min walk
  • Istanbul Kumkapi Station - 12 min walk
  • Istanbul (IST) - 33 min drive

About this property

Hotel Santa Sophia

3-star Istanbul hotel in Sultanahmet, walk to Grand Bazaar
Along with a bar/lounge, this hotel has 24-hour room service and a business centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking and a meeting room. All 40 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities available to guests include satellite TV, minibars and premium bedding.
Hotel Santa Sophia offers 40 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels.
Bathrooms include baths or showers with a deep soaking bath and hairdryers. This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

Self parking: TRY 20 per day
Parking nearby: TRY 20 per day
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: TRY 25 for adults and TRY 25 for children
1 bar
24-hour room service

Guest services

Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

English
Russian
Spanish
Turkish

Business services

1 meeting room
Business centre

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathtub or shower
Deep-soaking bathtub
Hairdryer

Entertainment

satellite channels

Food and drink

Minibar

More

Desk
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1 PM - 11:30 AM

Check-out

Check-out before 12:30 PM

Special check-in instructions

  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of TRY 70 per pet, per day.
  • 1 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TRY 70 per night.

Payment types

Diners Club
Discover
JCB International
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: TRY 25 for adults and TRY 25 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 90 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self-parking fee: TRY 20 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: TRY 20 per day
  • Pet fee: TRY 70 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: TRY 70 per night

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 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Property is also known as

  • Hotel Santa Sophia Istanbul
  • Hotel Santa Sophia
  • Santa Sophia Istanbul
  • Santa Sophia
2.4

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
14
4 - Good
33
3 - Okay
18
2 - Mediocre
20
1 - Poor
69
2.5
Cleanliness
2.6
Service and Staff
2.4
Amenities
2.4
Property condition

3/5

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

I found the staff very helpful and the room was very good But what I found was the INTERNET very slow good INTERNET is a must these days , I hope if the staff reads This review that the will do something about the INTERNET really that would great to boost it UP , YES THE HOTEL IS VERY CENTRAL TO THE OLD TOWN AND THE FAMOUS GRAND BUZAAR , A MUST SEE IT ,,,

Stayed 7 nights in Jan. 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Wonderful location, clean well-constructed building, and extremely friendly employees. Would highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

Stayed 6 nights in Dec. 2019

1/5

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

Cery disappointed about the services. We have booked one room fro hotel with 5 stars

Stayed 8 nights in Oct. 2019

1/5

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

Stayed 5 nights in Oct. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Ok hotel

The hotel was okay we enjoyed our very short trip to Istanbul.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

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