Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet
In the heart of Old Istanbul, Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet incorporates bygone Ottoman splendor with all the comforts of a contemporary five-star hotel. Enter the double-height lobby with its intricately handcrafted furniture and beautiful Persian rugs, and the scene is set for a truly refined and lavish stay. Settle into your spacious guestroom or your impressive suite before dining on authentic Azerbaijani dishes at Zeferan Restaurant, framed by views of the Sea of Marmara. Conveniently located, the hotel places you well within walking distance of the world-famous Grand Bazaar and the historic mosaics of Hagia Sophia.
- Indulge in Ottoman luxury at one of 61 intricately styled guestrooms and suites
- Behold the incredible craftsmanship of the handmade furniture throughout the hotel
- Feast on authentic Azerbaijani cuisine at top-floor Zeferan Restaurant
- Try a traditional Turkish hammam at Afiya Spa or swim in the heated indoor pool
- Stay in the largest sea-view suite on the Old Istanbul peninsula, The Sultan Suite
- Rent one of the hotel’s Bentley limousines to explore the city in ultimate comfort
After discovering the cultural and historical delights of Old Istanbul, head back to the hotel to luxuriate in the indoor pool or indulge in a traditional Turkish hammam. Finish off your day in spectacular style with dinner at the top-floor restaurant overlooking the Sea of Marmara.
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Each of Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet’s 61 lavish guestrooms and suites is individually decorated with handmade furniture and silk Persian carpets. This intricately designed Ottoman opulence, along with hammam-style marble bathrooms, blends seamlessly with state-of-the-art amenities — automatic curtains, underfloor-heating systems, and 4K televisions.
For a truly refined experience, stay in an exquisite corner suite, an enchanting family suite, or the palatial Sultan Suite — the largest sea-view suite in Old Istanbul. Wonderfully capturing the city’s majesty and providing you with an exceptionally luxurious retreat, these suite residences offer comfortable seating areas and spacious bathrooms of marble, painted tiles, and gleaming copper fittings. Some residences boast panoramic sea views over terracotta roofs. Book the Sultan Suite for an in-room hot tub and sauna, along with spectacular views of the Sea of Marmara, framed by intricately carved wooden arches.
With a welcoming, multilingual staff, this hotel ensures a perfect stay by meeting your every need. Expect round-the-clock concierge, bellhop, and porter services, along with in-room dining. Select from the on-site fleet of luxury transport — perhaps the Bentley limousine — to deliver you in style to your concierge-booked restaurant. Two meeting rooms and a library are available for work.
Get the very best features of a luxury hotel within the comforts of a residential setting.
Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet puts a contemporary twist on traditional Turkish dining and gives you the chance to admire spectacular sea views from the hotel’s rooftop Zeferan Restaurant or indulge your sweet tooth with freshly made pastries at Sukkari Patisserie.
Zeferan Restaurant – Look out across Old Istanbul and the Sea of Marmara beyond from the floor-to-ceiling windows of the hotel’s flagship restaurant on the top floor. A rich, wooden aesthetic with crystal amber-colored lighting frames a delicious experience of authentic Azerbaijani and Turkish kebabs and fresh fish, paired with unique mocktails.
Sukkari Patisserie – Found on the Mezzanine level of the hotel, this is truly the perfect place for a leisurely Turkish afternoon tea. Choose from more than 40 blends or enjoy a traditional Turkish coffee and explore the mouthwatering selection of pastries and cakes.
Showcasing the very best of Old Istanbul, the hotel offers immersive travel packages that share the rich history and captivating vibrancy of the stunning surrounding city. Go for the celebratory Eid Family Getaway, the indulgent Shopping Package, or the adventure-filled Culture Package for a sincerely tailor-made visit. To keep your energy up, get in a workout at the on-site gym. While lounging at the hotel, make grand use of the relaxation area, the snow fountain, the steam room, the Turkish Hammam, or the kids’ pool at Afiya Spa.
For the best souvenirs, visit the thousands of small stalls at The Grand Bazaar, thought to be one of the first shopping malls in the world. Take in the aquamarine splendor of The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (“The Blue Mosque”), best seen bathed in light as the sun goes down. Learn about Istanbul’s cultural heritage at nearby Hagia Sophia Museum, with its glittering mosaics of Biblical scenes and intricate Islamic scriptures.
Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet
In Istanbul’s renowned Sultanahmet District, a few streets north of Kadirga Park, Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet places you just steps from colorful shops and business hubs, making for a short stroll to beloved cultural attractions such as The Grand Bazaar and The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (“The Blue Mosque”).
Istanbul Atatürk Airport is 12 mi / 19 km from the hotel.
Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is 30 mi / 48 km away.
Sirkeci railway station, with connections across Turkey and to Greece, is a 10-minute drive.
There is free valet parking as well as an in-house luxury fleet and car-rental service.