Four Seasons Sultanahmet

Location: Istanbul | Turkey

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Flanked by some of the most iconic sights of Istanbul - like the dazzling Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Agia Sofia – Four Seasons Sultanahmet is right at the heart of the Old City. Once a Turkish prison, the hotel is housed in a century-old neoclassical building, with striking arches and overhanging eaves that lend it a rather special character.
Perfect forCity breaks with stunning cultural sights right on your doorstep.
In the knowThe hotel can organise a guided, private night-tour of the Blue Mosque, allowing you to witness the enchantment of this awe-inspiring temple without the throng of other admirers.

Recommended for...

  • City Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine

Hotel Overview


Nestled in Sultanahmet, Istanbul’s oldest district; next to the top attractions.

Rooms at the Four Seasons Sultanahmet

The hotel’s 65 rooms and suites have an authentic Turkish feel, with polished wooden floors, intricately crafted Turkish rugs and warm interiors drenched in natural light: some even have generous views over the breathtaking Agia Sofia and the Sea of Marmara. Four Seasons Sultanahmet folds itself around a delightful courtyard, providing a sanctuary from the bustle of life outside the walls.

Food and facilities

Feast on delicious Turkish and international cuisine at the hotel restaurant, be it on the terrace outdoors or in the glass-encased pavilion within the courtyard. Dishes are whipped up with locally sourced products: we recommend the chef’s signature lamb shank, cooked for eight hours. At the end of the day, unwind in the Lounge to gentle piano music and admire the original art adorning the walls.

Activities at the Four Seasons Sultanahmet

There’s so much surrounding the hotel that you’re rather spoilt for choice. The captivating mosques of Sultanahmet (the ‘Blue Mosque’) and Agia Sofia are barely a stone’s throw from here, as well as the Grand Bazaar, a labyrinth of Turkish treasures calling out to be marvelled at. Stroll down cobbled lanes and soak up the charm of the exciting Old Quarter.

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