What are some vintage (classic) boutique hotels around Sultanahmet?

Nihal Razı
31 March, 2016

Hotel Sultania

A luxury boutique hotel in Istanbul’s Old City. The forty rooms of the hotel are named after the mighty wives of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire. Located between Sirkeci and Sultanahmet, Hotel Sultania is in a short distance to the main attractions. Decorated in a 17th century style, this boutique hotels serves luxury for its guests. Among its amenities are indoor pool and well-equipped gym, a traditional Turkish hamam and sauna (including massages and body treatments). Hotel Sultania features the top-floor Olive Restaurant, which serves Ottoman cuisine and buffet breakfast. The hotel has Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Award of the website Tripadvisor. Airport transfer(surcharge) is provided upon request. If you are searching for luxury, authenticity, excellent service and a sense of the old times, Hotel Sultania is waiting for you.



Armada Hotel

“If Istanbul had been properly preserved, what would we have today?” Armada Hotel claims that they have the answer to this question. Located at the heart of the historical peninsula, Armada Hotel has 108 vintage style rooms, decorated in the Ottoman style. In a 10-minute walking distance to the main attractions around Sultanahmet, this hotel serves luxury along with great service and staff. Armada Hotel has rooftop terrace restaurant with views of the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Sea of Marmara. The hotel has a rich buffet breakfast with homemade breads, jams, organic fruits and many other alternatives. After a tiring day, guests can enjoy their drinks at the Guest Lounge, which organizes a permanent display of 50’s and 60’s radios. The hotel has a vintage bus and offers rental boat service (Bosphorus tours) with a private yacht. For the ones seeking for an authentic Istanbul experience, Armada Hotel could be the best choice.


Dersaadet Hotel

A19th century Ottoman Mansion, Dersaadet Hotel is a distinctive, family-run, moderate-priced boutique hotel at the center of the Old City. The hotel has 17 rooms, decorated in Ottoman era style with Turkish carpets and also modern equipments. Dersaadet Hotel has a roof terrace looking over the Old City and Marmara Sea, where you can have buffet breakfast and enjoy your drink. Its lobby is also designed in a traditional way with hand made ceiling ornamentation. Dersaadet Hotel has Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner of the website Tripadvisor.



Sokullu Pasa Hotel

In a walking distance to all main attractions in Sultanahmet, Sokullu Pasa Hotel is offering luxury in a vintage boutique hotel. Built in the Ottoman period as the house of Sokullu Pasha, the building was restored and converted into a boutique hotel. Reflecting 16th century style in its decoration, Sokullu Pasa Hotel blends tradition with a modern touch. The hotel has a bar and garden where guests can enjoy their drinks. Sokullu Pasa Hotel provides free airport transportation and babysitting services for its guests. Some of its rooms also have Turkish bath inside. With its perfect staff, service and location, Sokullu Pasa Hotel is taking a step further among many of its counterparts.   


White House Hotel Istanbul

Within walking distance to the landmarks of the city, White House Hotel Istanbul combines luxury with comfort. The hotel has 22 rooms, decorated in a vintage style. There is a restaurant, bar and lounge area inside the hotel. The hotel serves a non-alcoholic welcome drink and Turkish delights upon arrival. Guests staying at the hotel for 3 nights or more are entitled to free one-way transportation service from Ataturk Airport to the hotel (Sabiha Gokcen Airport is not included). Pets are also allowed in this hotel free of charge. The hotel has Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner award of the website Tripadvisor. Great location, great service, great staff.


Esans Hotel

Esans Hotel is a family-run, 19th-century wooden mansion hotel. It has Ottoman-style rooms with wooden furnishing and rich fabrics, named as old Turkish essences such as, Sultan Room, Harem Room etc. Just 120 meters (393 ft.) away from the main gate of the Topkapi Palace, Esans Hotel is located in the middle of the Old City. It is within a walking distance to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome, Basilica Cistern, and the Grand Bazaar. Previously owned by a master perfumer in the Ottoman period, the wooden mansion was converted into a boutique hotel. If demanded, the hotel provides a special aroma/essence that the guests prefer for their rooms and baths. The hotel offers open buffet breakfast on its rooftop terrace with a unique view of the Hagia Sophia and Marmara Sea. Additionally, guests can make complimentary international phone calls to USA, Canada and some of the Europe countries.With its friendly staff, great service, and great location, Esans Hotel should be among your choices.


Kybele Hotel

Full of genuine antiques and artwork collected over many years, Kybele Hotel makes you feel like you are living old times. It is owned by three brothers, speaking 10 different languages. These three men decorated the hotel in their own way. With colorful lamps hanging from the ceilings and hand made carpets on the floors, this boutique hotel is like a small palace of a Sultan. Placed in the middle of the Old City, Kybele Hotel is within walking distance to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome, Basilica Cistern, and the Grand Bazaar. The hotels serves tastes from the traditional Turkish cuisine in its restaurant. Upon request, special diet meals are also provided. Airport shuttle (surcharge) is among the services of the hotel. With its helpful and friendly staff and great location, Kybele Hotel seems like a good choice among vintage hotels around Sultanahmet.    


Rose Garden Suites Istanbul

Located in Sultanahmet, Rose Garden Suites is just steps away from the main attaractions, such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern etc. This boutique hotels has 13 rooms decorated in traditional Ottoman architecture. The hotel is named after the roses in its garden. Rose Garden Suites is a unique place two gardens in  the  same  location. One of the Gardens is covered by roses and other Garden is for lunch and dinner. Some of the rooms have traditional Turkish bath inside. The hotel has a great terrace view of the Old City, where guests can enjoy their breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Babysitting, special diet menu and airport shuttle (surcharge) can also be provided upon request. The hotel has Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner award of the website Tripadvisor.


Hotel Darussaade Istanbul

A 19th century, 3-story Ottoman-style mansion, Hotel Darussaade is located on a quiet street in Istanbul’s Old City, within 5-minute walking distance to the main attractions. Traditionally designed rooms make you feel like home, some of which have a private Turkish bathroom. There is also a sauna, a lively café (open until midnight), a bar/lounge, and a terrace with a great view. Having high ratings on different websites, this special class boutique hotel offers a unique stay in Istanbul. Airport shuttle(surcharge) is provided upon request.

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Nihal Razı

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