Albatros Hagia Sophia Hotel - Istanbul

Prof. Kazim Ismail Gurkan Cad. No:12 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34110  show map
 3 stars
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Albatros Hagia Sophia Hotel - Istanbul

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 10 per hour

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Internet television

Overview

Albatros Hagia Sophia is a 3-star grand hotel providing a modern accommodation only minutes away from Istanbul Modern, Taksim Square and Shopping. Featuring minimalist architecture, the hotel is opened since 2011.

The hotel is nestled in the heart of Istanbul, steps away from Sultanahmet Tram train station. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

This hotel is placed in Beyazit district, known for a basilica, a palace and a museum.

Albatros Hagia Sophia Hotel lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Ataturk airport.

Rooms

Albatros Hagia Sophia Hotel offers 63 rooms fitted with LCD TV, a safe, a private terrace, climate control and a trouser press for a comfortable stay in Istanbul. The guestrooms look out on the city. Guests can make use of a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the restaurant every morning. The restaurant menu features seafood dishes. Guests can enjoy a meal in Sultanahmet Fish House and AyaSofya Bufe, which are located in a shopping area, just about 5 minutes’ walk from Albatros Hagia Sophia Hotel.

Services

The on-site car rentals are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 10 per hour.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   63.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Halal food
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • 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

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
One child
3 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Prof. Kazim Ismail Gurkan Cad. No:12 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34110

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    600 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.9 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.6 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    300 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.1 km
  • Aksaray
    2.4 km
Restaurants
  • Sultanahmet Fish House (cuisine: Vegetarian, Turkish)
    50 m
  • Antiochland Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    30 m
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    590 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    63

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Rooms and availability

Albatros Hagia Sophia photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Single Room

Albatros Hagia Sophia photos Exterior
Standard Triple Room
  • Room size:

    24 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Triple Room

Economic Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

Standard|Economic Double Room

Albatros Hagia Sophia photos Room
Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Parquet floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Single Room Economy

Albatros Hagia Sophia Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Basilica Cistern200 m

Places of interest

  • Petite Sainte Sophie100 m
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours200 m
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours200 m
  • Theodosianische Mauer200 m
  • Holzhäuser200 m
  • Le milliaire d'Or200 m
  • L'aqueduc de Valens200 m
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)300 m
  • Saint Sophia300 m
  • La fontaine Ahmet III400 m
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)400 m
  • Hippodrome400 m
  • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye400 m
  • La colonne de Constantin400 m

Train stations

  • Sultanahmet Tram Station200 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Cagaloglu Turkish Bath100 m
  • Bath House of Haseki Hurrem Sultan 300 m
  • Hagia Sophia300 m
  • Cemberlitas Turkish Bath400 m
  • Roman Hippodrome400 m

Museums

  • Media Museum200 m
  • Archäologisches Museum400 m

Parks

  • Gülhane-Park200 m

Local attractions

  • Galata Tower1.8 km
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul
  • Tophane Parki1.9 km
    Hacimimi Mah. Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Kemankes, Beyoglu, Istanbul
  • Istanbul Modern Museum2.0 km
    Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Istanbul
  • Corlulu Ali Pasa Medresesi1.8 km
    Between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square, Istanbul
  • Zeyrek Mosque1.9 km
    Zeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sok. Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church 350 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Blue Mosque 560 m
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Besiktas530 m
    IstanbulTurkey
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum 550 m
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Fatih200 m
    Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19, Istanbul
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum450 m
    Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu, Istanbul
  • Arap Camii530 m
    IstanbulTurkey

Restaurants nearby

  • Sultanahmet Fish House50 m

    Address: Prof. K. Ysmail Gurkan Caddesi No: 14
    Phone: 90 212 527 44 41

    71% likes this, based on 795 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian, Turkish
    Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 51

  • Panoramic Restaurant40 m

    Address: Yerebatan Cad No 47
    Phone: +90 0212 511 1936

    81% likes this, based on 88 reviews

  • House of Medusa100 m

    Address: Yerebatan Caddesi No:9
    Phone: +90 (212) 511 41 16

    82% likes this, based on 439 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: CAD 24 - CAD 62

  • Antiochland Cafe & Restaurant30 m

    Address: Alemdar Mah Kazim Ismail Gurkan cad
    Phone: 02125113134

    71% likes this, based on 154 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 39

  • Adamar40 m

    Address: Yerebatan cadessi 37

    82% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    63

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Albatros Hagia Sophia Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 43 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    9.2

    I liked the location in the city, the room design, roof terrace with great views of the Bosphorus

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Basic facilities everything required for a hotel stay. Location is fantastic - on the doorstep of the tourist sights of Sultanahmet and within walking distance of the Grand Bazaar/ Spice Bazaar/ Eminou ferries and Galata Bridge.

    The roof top terrace wasn't finished while we were staying - but we were able to go up and see the fantastic panoramic views - almost as good as the ones from the Galata Tower! Hopefully this is a work in progress as it would be a lovely area to relax after a hard day walking in Istanbul. Otherwise there is no lounge/bar area other than the breakfast room (which is very "canteen" like) to relax in.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Very clean, new hotel, close to the main attractions.

    They don`t have parking places as mentioned, for us was very important as we arrived by car and we spent many hours trying to park. Very small room, but this is common in Istanbul, the bathroom is separated from the rest of the room by glass walls so you don`t have any privacy.Same breakfast every day.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Loved the rooftop terrace for breakfast and the location. The room was comfortable and exactly what you need as a launching pad for the city. Wifi was great. Our half day tour was canceled and hotel staff was able to get us in on a similar one last minute, that was much appreciated. Great comfortable stay, probably could get cheaper elsewhere but the extras were there and made it worth while.

    The public areas are lacking in this small hotel. In the summer I'm sure the rooftop is used as this but traveling in November it's a chilly breakfast and thats it. The sitting area downstairs is a bit uninviting. if you like to spend time in the hotel to relax or plan the rest of you trip, plan to do it in your room.

  • Single
    9.6

    Really good location, away from the noise of the main square, but very close to sights. The staff were very helpful, especially Omar the night clerk on when I arrived. A young lady worked the reception during the day and was especially helpful in ordering a taxi to the airport that another member of staff had forgotten about.

    The stair well was too dark, and not enough lighting to ensure safety on the stairs.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    WE liked the L1 hotel in many ways. It was handy,modern and the staff were very nice and helpful. If we had a complaint, it was that the staff did not always seem quite switched on. For example, the hour went back the weekend we stayed, but there was not a notice telling anyone that. There were a couple of other small things like that, but nothing significant and we would certainly be very happy to stay there again. The rooftop breakfasts were really nice.

  • Couple
    9.2

    It was a lovely stay at LI Hotel. We were in touch through internet before our Istanbul visit and were given all the information we wanted.The room was a bit small but gives an impression of bigger soace due to mirors on the wall. Overall clean rooms. The bathroom is separated from the room just through a glass wall but you get used to it after some time.Bathroms are very nice and tidy with separate shower cubicle, offering good supply of hot water irrespective of peak hours.The breakfast is same each day but has everything you need to start to day healthily and breakfast items are refilled regulary during the breakfast hours. The bonus is that they started serving breakfast on the rooftop a couple of days ago before we were to check out and the rooftop view was absolutely fantastic , offering scenic views of the Marmara Sea on one side and the Blue mosque and Hagia Sofia on the other.The staff was very polite and friendly, trying to help you in different ways. We craved for the English tea instead of the Turkish tea and staff provided us with tea bags and milk to make our own tea in room. They also guided us regarding all the attractions in the area providing us information about local tram routes/bus routes.The hotel location is within walking distance form all the major attractions and main old city as well as local tram stations and Grand Bazaar.Overall it was an abosultely pleasant experience to stay in L1 Hotel and we will strongly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a very good budget hotel in close vicinity to main attractions, with very good customer service.

    1. My wife's brand new slippers disappeared mysteriously from our room which we just found out a day before our checkout. We reported this to the staff but they were unable to find them. So please keep a close eye on your belongings, although the safety box was absolutely safe 2. More lighting in the room would be great, especially the shower cubicle which has no light at all. 3. Some storage area for clothes in room would be really nice. 4. More Engish channels in rooms TV

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Helpful staff with fluent English. The hotel building has been recently renovated. Excellent location.

    insufficiant acoustic isolation of the bathroom

  • Couple
    8.8

    Nice Experience We stayed 4 nights in this hotel, & it was a very pleasant stay. Staff is very friendly & helpful. Room was clean & well maintained. But it was bit smaller than expected but it was adequate. It’s worth the money. Hotel’s Location is excellent. It’s very near to every major tourist attraction and Tram. Also nearby you can even find a small grocery shop. We booked it through Booked.net and we got the same rate from the hotel. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to have a relax stay in a clean hotel.

    Hotel Breakfast was nice but it was same every day. Though they say the breakfast will be ready by 7 clock, half of the dishes were missed at least till 8.45.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    me and my wife had a great stay in this hotel. The Hotel is brand new so all equipment is latest standard. They offer a great choice of international channels so we could follow the news in our room. Location of the hotel is excellent, all historical sites in walking distance. Also we appreciated the Bistrot downstairs where we had good breakfast as well as snacks. We were very happy with the service, too. all in all, I definitively recommend this hotels to travelers.

    We were totally satisfied.

  • Couple
    7.0

    The Staff was very friendly, helpful and flexible in all kinds of matters. The Hotel is situated at a very central place, all the main things worth visiting and seeing are in a couple of minutes walk distance. The breakfast on the roof is a very good idea, one can enjoy the view of this beautiful city when having his/her meal.

    The rooms are extremely small. The glass separation between the "room" and the bathroom is a bit strange, even embarrasing, especially if there are two persons sharing the room, even if they are a couple.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    First rate central location. We were able to walk to all main tourist sites although plenty of taxis and trams available. Clean rooms.

    Single beds were comfortable albeit a bit narrow. No wardrobe space and only a few small drawers so we had to live our of suitcases.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    everything in the hotel is new

    wi fi didn't work properly, breakfast wasn't so good

  • Single
    7.8

    Mostly I liked the staff they are all friendly and speak perfect English; the location on the other hand is excellent with 5 minutes walking distance to the city most fascinating Hagia Sofia and Mohamet Sultan mosque good wi-fi signals inside the rooms the view from the terrace is spectacular (breakfast is on the covered roof) however the rooms are kind of small, so for family you have to take that into consideration

    Just the size of the rooms

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    1. hotel pipe is old so has smell 2. electric power cut for days 3. no emergency light in stair way which is dangerous 4. breakfast is no good

How to reach hotel

hotel Albatros Hagia Sophia Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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Hotel Address:

Prof. Kazim Ismail Gurkan Cad. No:12 Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey, 34110

Get directions
City Center
  • Istanbul
    600 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.9 km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.6 km
Train Stations
  • Sultanahmet Tram Station
    300 m
  • Cankurtaran Train Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • Sishane Metro Station
    2.1 km
  • Aksaray
    2.4 km
Restaurants
  • Sultanahmet Fish House (cuisine: Vegetarian, Turkish)
    50 m
  • Antiochland Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish)
    30 m
Parks
  • Gulhane Park
    590 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    63

Hotel Awards

TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulAlbatros Hagia Sophia

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Turkey

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