Hotels near Hagia Sophia
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One of the most recognizable and iconic sights in Istanbul, the Hagia Sophia, is one that visitors simply shouldn’t miss. Just steps from the Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia is in the center of the city’s top attractions.

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Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus
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8.8
Excellent
Cihannuma Mahallesi, Saray Caddesi No:5 Besiktas, Istanbul
from $40
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul
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8.9
Excellent
Suzer Plaza, Askerocagi Caddesi, No:6 Elmadag/Sisli, Istanbul
from $255
Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class
Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class
Divanyolu Cad. Ticarethane Sok. No:45 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $62
Adamar Hotel - Special Class
Adamar Hotel - Special Class
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9.0
Excellent
Yerebatan Cad. No: 37 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $47
Mia Pera
Mia Pera
Kamer hatun mah\. mesrutiyet cd\. no:34, Istanbul
from $50
Gezi Hotel Bosphorus - Boutique Class
Gezi Hotel Bosphorus - Boutique Class
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8.6
Excellent
Mete Cd 34 Taksim, Istanbul
from $115
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center
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8.8
Excellent
Silahsor Cad. No: 42 Bomonti Sisli, Istanbul
from $34
Dilhayat Kalfa Hotel
Dilhayat Kalfa Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
Sultanahmet Mh. Tomurcuk Sk. No:1, Istanbul
from $11
Kupeli Palace Hotel
Kupeli Palace Hotel
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8.0
Excellent
Kadirga Meydani Donus Sokak No.14 Kucukayasofya -Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $18
Armagrandi Spina Hotel
Armagrandi Spina Hotel
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8.0
Excellent
Utangac Sokak No: 19 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $34
More About Hotels near Hagia Sophia...

What’s the Hagia Sophia?

Nearly 1,500 years old, the Hagia Sophia dates back to the sixth century, when it was built as a Christian church. It remained the largest cathedral in the world until Ottoman rulers converted it into a mosque and added its signature minarets in the 15th-century. Today the building is a museum with historic and artistic exhibitions, and it also serves as an event space and a place of learning. The Hagia Sophia is one of the most visited museums in Turkey.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near the Hagia Sophia?

Near the Hagia Sophia, take your pick from numerous boutique and larger chain hotels. Stay just steps from the historic building, and book a night at the affordable Boutique Saint Sophia, which offers great views, concierge services, and free Wi-Fi. Splurge on a stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet, and enjoy some of the most luxurious quarters in the city.

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks From Staying at a Hotel Near the Hagia Sophia?

If you want to stay in the center of Istanbul’s best historic attractions, you won’t find a better location than Old City Hagia Sophia hotels. Since the Fatih neighborhood draws millions of tourists every year, however, some visitors might consider the area to be too crowded.

What Do I Need to Know About the Hagia Sophia?

If your visit falls during the winter months, keep in mind that the Hagia Sophia closes at 5 p.m. daily. In the spring and summer months, the museum is option until 7 p.m. Save time by purchasing advance tickets on the museum’s website, or skip the line with a museum pass. Kids 12 and under always visit for free.

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