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Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul At Sultanahmet

5-star hotel

Introduction

Accommodation

  • ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Rooms: 65 luxurious rooms and suites, each with unique Turkish and neoclassical decor.
  • ๐Ÿ“บ Amenities: Rooms come with flat-screen TVs, CD/DVD players, and espresso machines.
  • ๐Ÿ› Bathrooms: Marble bathrooms with deep soaking tubs and separate showers.
  • ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Decor: Features original works by Turkish artisans, including handwoven Turkish rugs.
  • ๐Ÿ  Suites: Options include deluxe, premiere, superior rooms, and eight suites, some with bi-level layouts.

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Dining

  • ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Avlu Restaurant: Located in the courtyard, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with Anatolian dishes.
  • ๐Ÿธ Lingo Lingo Bar: Offers craft cocktails, wines, and a raki-pairing mezze tasting menu.
  • ๐ŸŒ… Sรผreyya Teras Lounge: Rooftop bar with stunning views of the Hagia Sophia, serving cocktails and small bites.
  • ๐Ÿฐ La Pistache Patisserie: On-site cafe offering pastries, desserts, and afternoon tea service.
  • ๐Ÿณ Breakfast: Daily buffet breakfast or American breakfast available through in-room dining.

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Amenities

  • ๐ŸŒฟ Courtyard: Beautifully landscaped courtyard with garden space, lounge, and dining areas.
  • ๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ Spa: Kurna Spa offers traditional Turkish hammam treatments, massages, and facials.
  • ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ Fitness Center: Equipped with Life Fitness cardiovascular and weight training equipment, open 24/7.
  • ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Retail Shops: Lobby area features shops offering antique books, jewelry, and textiles.
  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Event Spaces: Includes a large ballroom and various meeting spaces with state-of-the-art technology.

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History

  • ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Building: Originally built in 1918 as a guest house, later transformed into the Ottoman Empire's first jailhouse.
  • ๐Ÿ“œ Notable Inmates: Housed political prisoners including poet Nazim Hikmet and novelist Orhan Kemal.
  • ๐Ÿ”จ Renovation: Converted into a luxury hotel by Four Seasons in 1996, with a major refurbishment completed in 2022.
  • ๐Ÿ•ฐ๏ธ Architecture: Retains original neoclassical architecture, including tall windows, wide corridors, and high ceilings.
  • ๐Ÿ–‹๏ธ Graffiti: Original marble columns still bear graffiti left by former inmates.

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Location

  • ๐Ÿ“ Address: Tevkifhane Sokak No. 1 Sultanahmet-Eminรถnรผ Istanbul, 34122 Turkey.
  • ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Old Town: Located in the heart of Istanbulโ€™s historic district, Sultanahmet.
  • ๐Ÿ•Œ Landmarks: Close to major attractions like Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace.
  • ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™‚๏ธ Walkability: Most major sites are within walking distance, making it easy to explore the area.
  • ๐ŸŒŠ Bosphorus: The Bosphorus River is also within walking distance, offering scenic views.

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Transportation

  • โœˆ๏ธ Airports: 24-40 minutes from Istanbul Airport (IST) and 40 minutes to 1 hour 5 minutes from Sabiha Gรถkรงen Airport (SAW).
  • ๐Ÿš• Taxis: Readily available for easy transportation around the city.
  • ๐Ÿš— Parking: Private parking available on-site for guests.
  • ๐ŸšŒ Shuttle: Complimentary van service between Four Seasons Sultanahmet and Four Seasons Bosphorus.
  • ๐Ÿšค Boat Service: Scheduled boat service available for a small fee, offering a scenic route across the Bosphorus.

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Nearby Attractions

  • ๐Ÿ•Œ Hagia Sophia: A historic mosque and museum, just steps away from the hotel.
  • ๐Ÿ•Œ Blue Mosque: Another iconic mosque, known for its stunning blue tiles.
  • ๐Ÿฐ Topkapi Palace: Former palace of Ottoman sultans, now a museum.
  • ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Grand Bazaar: One of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world.
  • ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Basilica Cistern: An ancient underground water reservoir.

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Travel Information
๐Ÿ“žย ย ย Phone: +90 212 402 30 00
๐Ÿ“ย ย ย Address: Sultanahmet, Tevkifhane Sk. No - 1, 34122, Tรผrkiye
๐Ÿ”—ย ย ย Profiles: Instagram

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