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Ayasofya Konakları

Pros

  • Unique, historic buildings
  • Location adjacent to Aya Sofya

Cons

  • High room rates because of location
  • Some accommodations far from reception and dining area
  • Most rooms lack TV and Wi-Fi

Updated 11/19/2013

Fodor's Review

Nine charming, pastel-color wooden mansions from the late 19th century have been restored by Turkey's Touring and Automobile Club and turned into a row of elegant guest houses, where smallish rooms are furnished in period Ottoman style, with brass beds and chandeliers, wooden floors and furniture, and plush upholstery, and have either half-size tubs or showers. Their location, along Soğukçeşme Sokak—a picturesque, pedestrian-only street that runs along the outer wall

of Topkapı Palace—is unbeatable. Front rooms have up-close views of Aya Sofya, but the rest do not, so be sure to ask when you reserve. Breakfast is served in summer in a shaded garden.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Soğukçeşme Sok., Istanbul, 34122, Turkey

Phone:

212-513–3660

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 57 rooms, 10 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 11/19/2013

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