Stay in the heart of Istanbul

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The Elasophia Hotel is an elegant hotel in Sultanahmet, Istanbul’s old city centre. The hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and is ideally located for exploring the city.

The hotel’s 15 guest rooms are simply furnished in a traditional Turkish style. Each room is air conditioned and features an en suite bathroom. A minibar and satellite TV are also available.

A traditional Turkish breakfast buffet is served daily. You can find many restaurants in the area that serve local cuisine.

Elasophia Hotel is within easy walking distance of the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Elasophia Hotel has been welcoming guests since 21 Jan 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Istanbul, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, Asian, American, Buffet, Breakfast to go


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Room type
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
1 single bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • do u have free parking ?? if not what is the price with parking for 6 nights
    Dear lovely guest We can show you a car slot or a otopark nearby. Kindest Regards
    Answered on 21 May 2021
  • Is there common kitchen available? Can I make tea or coffee anytime I want?
    Dear lovely guest It will be our pleasure to serve you a cup of coffee and a glass of tea anytime. Also you will have a kettle in your room. ( free t..
    Answered on 21 May 2021
  • you mention only female so how a man book your place for stay there...?
    Dear Lovely Guest We accept single male We accept single female We accept all the couples, families, friends, colleagues.. We never ask about it. We t..
    Answered on 28 July 2021
  • Do you have age restriction ? I'm 45 yes old. Thank you
    Dear lovely guest We don't have any age restriction Kindest Regards
    Answered on 21 May 2021
  • Hi, I am planning to come to Istanbul on 17th October till 21 October 2022 I am coming with my wife and 15 year old daughter. Will it be psooible to h..
    Hello, dear guest yes we can give you a room with a double bed + single bed. about the transfer we have transfer from the air port to our hotel direc..
    Answered on 20 August 2022
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Managed by Elasophia Hotel

Company review score: 8.9Based on 572 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

We always get excited to response your all questons like you are one of our family. We share our private numbers with you, you can call us anytime at the city whenever you want or need. You are our family so we take care about you

Property information

Our priority in our boutique hotel is to make our lovely guests feel in their own houses We do it, with our professional smiley staff, varienty breakfast, perfect location, clean rooms, and the services which make you surprise

Neighbourhood information

Hagia Sophia Mosque 1 minute walking distance Basilica Cistern walked 1 minute walking distance Blue Mosque 2 minutes walking distance Topkapi Palace 2 minutes walking distance Gulhane Park 3 minutes walking distance Grand Bazaar walked 10 minutes walking distance Spice Bazaar 10 minutes walking distance Bosphorus tour boats 12 minutes walking distance Karakoy walked 20 minutes walking Taksim walked for 45 minutes. The tram passes in front of us and the stop is only 150 meters. Marmaray Metro is just near us and 500 meters away. Eminonu Bus stop is 1 km away Ships and boats are located 1 km away. Taxi and our own services are available.

Languages spoken

Property surroundings *
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of Elasophia Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • City view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Shared kitchen
  • Children's high chair
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Games room
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Turkish

House rules

Elasophia Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 23:30

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


11:30 - 12:00


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 of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 10 per child, per night
Cot upon request
€ 5 per stay
6+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 10 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Bankcard Elasophia Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Elasophia Hotel 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.

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.

FAQs about Elasophia Hotel

  • Elasophia Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Games room
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Elasophia Hotel is 500 yards from the centre of Istanbul.

  • Guests staying at Elasophia Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

  • Check-in at Elasophia Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

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

  • Room options at Elasophia Hotel include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Single
    • Family