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Alemdar Cad. Zeynep Sultan Camii Sk.No:13 Sultanahmet, 34110 Istanbul, Turkey – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 192 reviews)
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Breakfast in the Room
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Room Service, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Private Check-in/Check-out, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Suit Press, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
Turkish, Russian, English
From 1:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 4 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 192 reviews
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A 5-minute walk from Sultanahmet Square, this budget hotel features air-conditioned rooms with a satellite LCD TV. All guest rooms and public spaces have aquamarine colors and decorations.
Score from 272 reviews Very good
Centrally located in Istanbul’s historic area, Sultanahmet, this 130-year-old wooden Ottoman residence features suites with a separate bedroom and a living room.
Score from 217 reviews Very good
At the heart of the Historic Peninsula in Istanbul, the World Heritage Hotel Istanbul is within walking distance of historic sites of the city, such as Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Haiga Sophia...
Score from 868 reviews Exceptional
Just over half a mile from both Taksim Square and Galata Tower, Room Mate Kerem Hotel & Spa impresses with a mix of historic charm and stylish decorations in Istanbul’s central Beyoglu district.
Score from 471 reviews Excellent
The hotel is very close the center with kind and friendly staff.
Wonderful location just a stone’s throw from Hagia Sofia; very friendly and helpful staff.
I could not stay longer
The best stay in my 2-week Turkey trip. Great location with Hagia Sofia seen from the window. Staff spoke fluent English and were quite friendly. We got there in the morning after a night bus, and they managed to give us two rooms before the check-in time. Great thanks!
Room was small but it was enough for me. Because the atmosphere in the room was very good! Location is good. Staff are very helpful. I recommended this hotel. お部屋はとても小さいですが、雰囲気があり、かわいくて素敵でした。アヤソフィアからとても近く観光に便利。スタッフもフレンドリーで親切です。お勧めします。
Everything in Modern Sultan Hotel was Great. The Room, the breakfast where you can find everything, the Place ( next to Blue mosque,Haghia Sophia, Cisterne. Also you have the Tram Station, Shops ans many Restaurants directly near the Hotel. The Reception Team is Great! The help you every Time in everythink. If You need tipps for Istanbul, or one Taxi, or even if you want some türkish coffee, no problem. So thanks to all of you, you make our Trip to an unforgetable Journey.
I want to especially thank for a kind care of reception staff and kitchen. The staff served us coffee or tea as a nice freebie throughout the whole day when sitting in the hotel lobby. Teşekkür ederim !!!
Everything was absolutely amazing! The kindest staff I have ever met in any of our travels.
The hotel is small but charming and in very good location, perfect for exploring Sultanahmet.The rooms are small and quite simple but done with a nice oriental twist. The beds are comfy. From mine (room with a view) I had a direct view of Hagia Sofia. The breakfast is good, quite varied. But the best part of it - the staff are great. I had a birthday while staying there and they surprised me at breakfast with a huge and yummy cake and sparklers. They were very sweet and nice and helpful and full of helpful tips. They made the stay a really nice memory. Thanks, guys :-)
Breakfast was great for vegetarians like me...eggplant, tomatoes, figs.... Staff of young males truly tried to make the stay comfortable. Even saw me off as I boarded the shuttle. See Musa's ceramic/rug shop nearby and eat at the restaurant on the corner! Istanbul's feral cats are everywhere.
Options for getting to the hotel should be varied. The option I was given was a private ride for 30 Euros. There are taxis and the subway as well for less money.
1, Very very friendly staff (help provide travel advice, lift heavy lugges) . I was impressed and moved. 2, Location: in the heart of old city neighbouring most historic sites within walk distance 3, Free afternoon tea experience 4, Plenty of choice of breakfast 5, reasonable price 6, Cheap shuttle bus service around 7-8 euros
1, Advise to add clear indication for clients to get off on the traway station "GULHANE" instead of "sultanahmet" 2, The rest is perfect.
Tha staff is very kind and nice and the htl is in an excellet position: few steps away from St. Sophia. Breakfast is ok with different things to choose. I will surely book again in this htl.
Shower was not properly new, a small restyling could help a lot (triple room).
Great location. Friendly staff. Great free breakfast (as compared to the dorm in Edinburgh that had fried this and fried that in the morning).
No elevator for a five floor hotel. Room was small (comparable to one star hotels in Paris). Bathroom was acceptable but had a weak plumbing system that is typical for that part of Istanbul (not the fault of the hotel),
Very good location, helpful staff, cozy room.
Modern Sultan is amazing. Located a few minutes from the major sites. Maria was a delight. All the guys on the desk were so friendly, helpful and social. Loved sitting on the front deck having a chat, tea and nibblies with Ozan. Enjoyed every minute of our stay here. The only place we would stay in Istanbul.
everything was ok. nothing to complain about.
no TV in the room.
The hotel has lots of charm and character and is situated in a perfect location for seeing the main sights, which are within easy walking distance. The staff are helpful and the room was comfortable. Breakfast was very good. We would certainly stay here again and can recommend the Modern Sultan.
It is within walking distance to Aya Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. I think the hotels in Turkey are generally overrated. I've been to a couple of countries and never saw this high ratings of hotels in other countries. The 8+ hotels in Turkey should be in the 7-7.5 range.
The towels aren't very clean on the first day we arrived there and they forgot to give us clean ones on the following day. Remember NEVER stay in the triple room on the 5th floor coz there's a club right next to it and it was extremely noisy until12 everyday.
Breakfasts included a delicious assortment of food. Staff very friendly and helpful. Fantastic location for seeing major tourist sites. Great view of Hagia Sofia from room 502.
The hostel next door plays loud music until midnight every night, which can be heard even with earplugs and pillows over the head. Our 6- year old slept despite the noise but our 11- year old could not. Once music stops at midnight, the loud construction on a nearby tower begins , with some type of sandblasting or loud power washing equipment. No mattress pads and no fitted bottom sheet on beds which meant that (after a night of fitful sleep due to noise) we often woke up on directly on mattress with no sheet in place between us. The single beds in the room used a queen-sized sheet folded in half along one side of bed as the top and bottom sheet which our children found uncomfortable. Garbage can in 4-person room was too small too accommodate toilet refuse for 4 people. Additionally it was the only garbage can in the room so a second one should be placed in bedroom. No obvious place to place bags or suitcases, so everything placed on floor. Did not mind the 5 flights of staIrs to the room, since the staff helped us with our bags, but that should be made clear when room confirmation is received as it could be a deal breaker for some travelers.
I liked the location because it was so easy to walk to all the sites one wants to see. The directions from the staff were accurate and helpful to each location I asked about. A great breakfast served in a lovely breakfast room every morning set me up for the day. My room was on the 3rd floor, looking out to the water. Opening the windows let in cool breezes in the evening. The bed was comfortable, the full bathroom was clean, and the decorations of the room made it extra special. The cool drinks offered after a hot day of walking were a special treat. Thank you everyone at Modern Sultan Hotel for a wonderful visit to Istanbul.
Its a cozy hotel, very friendly staff, situated in the heart of Istanbul
Not enough space for clothes, no fridge.
The room was small but clean. Good A/C and hot water.The staff was very helpful. great location !
The toilet did't work well. and the blanket on the bed was dirty.
small room size
It´s an overall excellent hotel. The staff is quite nice, location is ideal and they've got a shuttle transfer service to the airport which is a great facility. I highly recommend it.
The breakfast is just amazing. So many options, real good quality. The staff is multilingual and very friendly. They help with everything. The location of the hotel is great because its so close to the hagia sophia. They have a few tables outside of the hotel to relax in whenever you dont wanna be in your room. It was just a great experience.
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