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The Elasophia Hotel is an elegant hotel in Sultanahmet, Istanbul’s old city center. 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 a private 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' favorite part of Istanbul, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Elasophia Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jan 21, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Istanbul, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Breakfast Info

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


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, 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 May 21, 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 May 21, 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 July 28, 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 May 21, 2021
  • Hi I need to book three rooms, And I have two questions 1- can they be close to each other? and 2- can we check in early? Thank you,
    Dear Lovly guest It depends on when you want to stay with us. Kindest Regards
    Answered on July 30, 2021
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Managed by Elasophia Hotel

Company review score: 8.9Based on 505 reviews from 1 property
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Company info

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 info

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

Neighborhood info

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

Area info *
Amenities of Elasophia Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • City view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Shared kitchen
  • 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. No extra charges.
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & 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
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • 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!


2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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


Smoking is not allowed.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

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

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

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

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

Please inform Elasophia Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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 is 1,500 feet from the center of Istanbul.

  • Check-in at Elasophia Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

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

  • Room options at Elasophia Hotel include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Single
    • Family

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Elasophia Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h

  • Guests staying at Elasophia Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • The prices at Elasophia Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.