Located in the heart of the Historical Peninsula, a few steps from Hagia Sophia, Sultanahmet Square, Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace, Basilica Cistern, Hagia Irene Church, Grand Bazaar, Archaeological Museum, Museum of Islamic Arts, the Obelisk of Theodosius, Ottoman Manuscript Library, Water Belts and the coast, Aya Sultanahmet Hotel offers an unforgettable accommodation experience in Istanbul. Our central Istanbul hotel is ten-minute distance from Eminönü Square, New Mosque, Rüstem Paşa Mosque, Spice Bazaar, Galata Bridge, Galata Tower, Süleymaniye Mosque and Kariye Museum, and 12-minute walk from the Golden Horn, Galataport, Dolmabahce Palace and Nişantaşı. With its 360-degree overview of the Strait and Historical Peninsula bordered by the Marmara Sea and its mystic waters, meeting point of cultures in the footsteps of a deeply rooted past, you will feel at home and sense the ancient city’s pulse in your heart.
Our 9-room luxury segment Aya Sultanahmet Hotel brings together the peak of luxury in a spacious and stylish atmosphere of the charming Italian architecture, a refined taste, and the distinct service of our strong team of 40. While it offers the luxurious elegancy of the modern world to our guests, the international gastronomy award-winning Aya Turkish Cuisine and Michelin-starred Aya Fine Dining Fish Restaurant blends the world's most exquisite wines in a cellar decorated with the valuable ruins from the Seljuk and Ottoman periods with historical and cultural riches.
At the heart of our service concept lies the principle of being pleased to make our guests fell at home and experience the peak of luxury. As a result of our professional excitement and passion, the satisfaction of our guests is the main source of motivation of both our hotel and team. Our aim is to ensure that you have the peace and pleasure of being hosted at Aya Sultanahmet Hotel and can collect beautiful memories, during your stay with us. For this reason, all our mates we work together have a love and constant interest for their profession in common.
We believe that the most important part of development is to like what you do. We like our work very much. Our source of motivation is the idea of creating a modern, luxurious, and elegant accommodation within the ancient texture of the Historical Peninsula with our elegant service concept drawing its power from this love. It is one of our corporate visions and missions. .
We embrace the principle of offering to our guests from all around the world the quality they desire to have when traveling in Istanbul. We are proud to welcome you in Sultanahmet, which fascinated with the glory of the palaces, monumental architecture and the spirits of emperors and sultans till wandering. .
Our inspiration is Istanbul, the meeting point of Asia and Europe. Istanbul, the city in which the precious relics of history are entwined with modern times, the east falls closest to the west, fascinating the world with coexistence of diverse cultures and religions. As Aya Sultanahmet Hotel, being your indispensable address at the meeting point of two continents for your planned touristic or business trips to Istanbul.
Staying at Aya Sultanahmet Hotel is the most enjoyable way to explore Istanbul. It offers the opportunity to see all the protected historical and cultural sites in Istanbul, which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List, in a short walk. Moreover, every time you return to your hotel to relax, you will continue to feel Istanbul's historical texture and unique b-view of Bosporus in your soul. While staying in the historic city center, the capital of two great empires, Byzantine and Ottoman, you will collect unforgettable memories and take amazing photos.
Accommodating in a short walk from Hagia Sophia, Sultanahmet Square, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace Basilica Cistern, Hagia Irene Church, Grand Bazaar, Archaeological Museum, Museum of Islamic Art, the Obelisk, Ottoman libraries, ancient aqueducts, Topkapı Palace and the beach as well as Eminönü Square, New Mosque, Rüstem Paşa Mosque, Spice Bazaar, Galata Bridge, Galata Tower, Süleymaniye Mosque, Kariye Museum, the Golden Horn, Galataport, Dolmabahce Palace, Nişantaşı and Taksim, you can enjoy every moment and get lost in the streets, you can spend as much time as you like in historical buildings. You can take a sightseeing tour from the Eminönü coast and explore Istanbul from the sea on a Bosporus cruise. You can easily reach Karaköy, Galata and Taksim on foot, by public transportation or cab.
You are welcomed and hosted in Aya Sultanahmet Hotel as if you came home. You are hosted as valuable guest at your own house. Making you feel at home every minute you spend in our hotel is our priority.
Every morning specially grown orchids are brought with breakfast on silver tray to you, our esteemed guests. For a great start for the day, you can enjoy bakeries just out of the oven with a cup of freshly brewed tea or coffee.
Our complimentary breakfast is served from 06:00 to 10:00 on weekdays and from 07.00 to 11:00 at the weekend.
The sound of oak wood burning in two fireplaces located in the Lobby and in the restaurant, sweet odour spreading, and peace of watching the fire exhilarate our guests visiting Istanbul in winter.
A bottle of wine you select from our rich collection, domestic or foreign alcoholic beverages, or some warm coffee or herbal tea... When you come back to the hotel in the evening, do not forget to enjoy the fireplace.