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Santa Sophia - Istanbul

Tasdirek Cesme Sok No 20, Istanbul, Turkey, 34470  show map
 3 stars
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Santa Sophia - Istanbul

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 8 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Near to metro station - Rooms are simple - Air conditioning was not cooling
  • Good prices - Sea view - Internet wireless was free - Staff is very friendly
  • Walking distance of the major atractions - Clean room - Nice bathroom - Good beds
  • Walking distance from grand bazaar - Good healthy breakfast - Free transfer from airport
  • Hotel is clean - Located at a rundown area - Excellent staff - Recommend this hotel

Overview

Santa Sophia Hotel is located in a busy area of Istanbul, about 6 km away from Ataturk Museum. Featuring Islamic architecture, Santa Sophia Hotel was renovated in 2005.

The hotel is around 10 minutes on foot from the city center. Santa Sophia Hotel is located in Fatih district next to a mosque, a church and a basilica.

Sultanahmet Tram train station is a 10-minute walk away. It will take around 20 minutes to get to Ataturk airport by car.

Rooms

For the comfort of the guests Santa Sophia Hotel offers non-smoking rooms with a mini bar, cable TV, an electronic safe, a writing table and a closet. Some rooms at Santa Sophia Hotel have a view over the garden. The bathrooms come with a bathtub, a shower and guest toiletries for more comfort.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant for guests to enjoy their meal. A fine selection of international dishes is served at the 24-hour restaurant. The snack bar serves snacks and pizza. Servring a selection of food Ortaklar and Optimus Cafe & Restaurant are placed a 5-minute walk away.

Services

Guests will benefit from shuttle service, laundry and room service along with currency exchange, a safety deposit box and a car park.

Relax

The property features babysitting and cots for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) at EUR 8 per day.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Diving
  • Pedal boating

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Full board
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Halal food
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Paid cots (on request)
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Santa Sophia - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Tasdirek Cesme Sok No 20, Istanbul, Turkey, 34470

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Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.3 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.2 mi
Train
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    1700 ft
  • Laleli Tram Station
    3300 ft
Underground
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Aker Cafe Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    100 ft
  • Optimus Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    40

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Rooms and availability

Santa Sophia photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Internet access
  • Living room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
Santa Sophia photos Room
Standard Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • Living room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
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Santa Sophia photos Room
Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • Living room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
Santa Sophia photos Room
Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

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    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • Living room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
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Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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    • Smoking
    • Shower
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  • General:Internet access
  • Living room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Radio
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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Family Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 1 Double bed

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  • General:Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
Room Description:

Suite|Quadruple Family Suite with 2 rooms

Standard Family Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Quadruple Family Room

Economy Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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    • Shower
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  • Living room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
Room Description:

Standard|Economy Single Room (Double bed)

Santa Sophia Location

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Local attractions

  • Zeyrek Mosque 1.1 mi
    Zeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sk. Zeyrek, Fatih
  • The Bosphorus Bridge 2.1 mi
    Bosphorus
  • Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii)3.4 mi
    Camii Kebir Caddesi Eyüp. Meydani
  • Galatasaray High School (Galatasaray Lisesi) 1.9 mi
    Istiklal Caddesi
  • Taksim Square2.2 mi
    Gumussuyu Mh. Beyoglu

Near the hotel

  • Serpent Column1400 ft
    Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • Rustem Pasha Mosque 4000 ft
    Hasircilar Carsisi Eminonu
  • Galata Bridge4700 ft
    Galata Koprusu Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa Beyoglu
  • Beyazit Square2100 ft
    Ordu Cad. Beyazit, Fatih
  • Laleli Mosque4100 ft
    Next to the Laleli Tram Stop

Restaurants nearby

  • Aker Cafe Restaurant100 ft

    Address: Emin Sinan Mah.EminSinan Hamami Sok. No.3
    Phone: 0212 517 29 35

    79% likes this, based on 152 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: USD 11 - USD 41

  • Swaad500 ft

    Address: Binbirdirek Mah. Peykhane Sok.
    Phone: 0090212 518 71 10 - 0090212 518 71 11

    82% likes this, based on 281 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

  • Loti Cafe & Dining400 ft

    Address: Piyerloti Caddesi No : 1 Cemberlitas
    Phone: 0 (212) 518 31 59

    77% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Optimus Cafe & Restaurant300 ft

    Address: Piyer Loti Cad. No. 37
    Phone: 518 4600

    83% likes this, based on 82 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

  • Ortaklar400 ft

    Address: Peykhane Street No:27
    Phone: 902125176198

    72% likes this, based on 151 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    40

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Santa Sophia Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Santa Sophia

7.4
Very goodBased on267 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.8
Rooms
4.9
Service
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    Good location, rather poor service, fair price

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The location is good. The staff is general helpful. The wireless internet is convenient.

    1. The hotel is old. Some equipment can be updated. 2.We lived in the 5th floor. Some noise came from top floor. We guessed it may be the sound of water tower in the top floor but not very sure. Although we graduately got used to that sound, it is still annoying.

  • Single
    8.2

    it was good location for tourism. staff are very helpful and the room spacious

    there was not much for breakfast

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The location is excellent, 5 minutes from the main mosques and the Grand Bazaar.

  • Couple
    7.0

    location

    The beds were old and we could feel the springs. The hot water was sometimes cold. At night the room was too dark with probably 40W incandescent lamps.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    We liked its location within walking distance of the the main tourist attractions: Aya Sofia, the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Museum as well as trams and buses, The staff is helpful and the buffet breakfast very good though it lacks cereals.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Very good location, very clear, 2 lifts, not noisy, parking possibility for the hotel assured by the staff, directly on the pavement, good breakfast, enough hot and cold wather.

    The rooms were a little bit narrow but this is central Istanbul anyway, so no problems.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    The staff was friendly and the hotel was clean. It was an easy walk to see some of the sights in Istanbul.

    The rooms were a little small for our family.

  • Single
    8.2

    Closeto city centre

  • Couple
    8.2

    location. breakfast was good. staff very helpful.

    the room is a little bit dated but aqesome value for money.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    Close to main tourist places.

    The beds were so hard, and the air con did not work.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    near all the touristic locations. you don't need a taxi.

    just the AC was not good

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Is very close of the most important and historycal places

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Good location and walking distance to all great must see sights

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    The hotel is very well placed for the main attractions of the old town, is comfortable and very good value for money

How to reach hotel

hotel Santa Sophia - Istanbul Istanbul location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Tasdirek Cesme Sok No 20, Istanbul, Turkey, 34470

Get directions
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    8.3 mi
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    19.2 mi
Train
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    1700 ft
  • Laleli Tram Station
    3300 ft
Underground
  • Sishane Metro Station
    1.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Aker Cafe Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    100 ft
  • Optimus Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIstanbulSanta Sophia

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in Turkey

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