• Hotel Empress Zoe Atmospheric boutique choice near Aya Sofya perfectly balancing charm and comfort.
  • Hotel Ibrahim Pasha Chic contemporary style with Ottoman overtones; overlooks the Blue Mosque.
  • Karaköy Rooms Stylish and well-sized rooms are the main draw, with a lavish breakfast spread an added extra.
  • Louis Appartements Keenly priced and well-equipped suites and rooms near Galata Tower.
  • Marmara Guesthouse Friendly, family-run budget pension in the heart of Sultanahmet.
  • Sirkeci Mansion Wonderful family choice with impressive service, entertainment program and facilities.
  • Casa di Bava Design hotel with well-equipped rooms and an arty vibe.

By Budget: €

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For Families

Rooftop Views

  • Arcadia Blue Hotel Bar-restaurant overlooking Aya Sofya, the Blue Mosque, the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara.
  • Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet Spectacular views of Aya Sofya and the Blue Mosque from the A’YA Rooftop Lounge.
  • Hotel Ibrahim Pasha Intimate rooftop bar overlooking the Blue Mosque and Palace of İbrahim Paşa.
  • TomTom Suites Bar-restaurant with spectacular view of the Bosphorus and Old City.
  • Marmara Pera Panoramic 360-degree views from the rooftop swimming pool and bar.
  • Vault Karaköy Golden Horn and Old City panorama from the rooftop bar-restaurant.


  • Bankerhan Hotel Budget boutique hotel on the edge of Galata and Karaköy.
  • Casa di Bava Design hotel with well-equipped rooms and an arty vibe.
  • Hamamhane Self-catering rooms in a vibrant neighbourhood.
  • Hotel Alilass Style on a budget in the heart of Sultanahmet.

In-House Restaurants