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Situated in Sultanahmet, Istanbul’s Old Town, Agora Guesthouse offers rooms with free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. Hagia Sophia is 650 yards away while The Blue Mosque is 550 yards away. Facilities include a rooftop terrace.

The air-conditioned rooms of Guesthouse Agora feature wooden floors and furniture. The rooms have cable TV, dining table and a hairdryer.

Guests can enjoy Agora’s homemade breakfasts, which are served on the rooftop terrace that overlooks the Bosphorus and the Asiatic part of Istanbul.

The staff of Agora Guesthouse is available 24/7. The guesthouse also offers board games, a tour desk, and an airport shuttle at an additional charge.

Topkapi Palace is 600 yards and Grand Bazaar is 0.9 miles from the property. Istanbul Airport is 26.7 miles away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Istanbul, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Agora Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since 11 Jan 2011.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Istanbul, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet


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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, free of charge.
    Answered on 11 September 2021
  • How much do you charge for airport transfers per person?
    Hello,Given that there are so many beautifull options in İstanbul, we thank you for your Kind interest in Agora Guesthouse . We provide private ..
    Answered on 16 February 2020
  • Do you accept iranian Traveller which traveled by qatar airways( bcz pcr test is necessary for this airline)
    Hello, Given that there are so many beautiful options in İstanbul we appreciate your kind interest in Agora Guesthouse. We mostly host guests from E..
    Answered on 22 October 2020
  • Is it free parking is part of hotel
    We do not have private parking lot .Street parking is available for free of charge. Please let us know before you arrive than we do our best for the ..
    Answered on 11 February 2022
  • I will take bus from SAW airport, which bus (Taksim or Kadiköy) and which stop I should get off? Thanks
    Shuttle bus company from Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) is called "Havabus". They will drop you to Taksim Square than;a) you may take the metro to KABATA..
    Answered on 14 July 2022
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Facilities of Agora Guesthouse
  • Toilet paper
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Happy hour Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Adult only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Agora Guesthouse takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests aged between 18 and 39


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Agora Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Agora Guesthouse in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Agora Guesthouse

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Agora Guesthouse by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h 10min
    • Bus 1h 20min
    • Taxi 1h 40min

  • Agora Guesthouse is 700 yards from the centre of Istanbul.

  • Check-in at Agora Guesthouse is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at Agora Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Agora Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Agora Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Bed in Dormitory

  • Agora Guesthouse offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour