Artefes Hotel Old City & SPA

Rated 9.0 in 89 reviews. 25 rooms.

★★★★

Situated just 300 metres from Sultanahment Square in Istanbul’s historic district, this 19th-century Ottoman mansion offers free on-site parking. It features a rooftop terrace with Sea of Marmara and Bosphorus views.

Free WiFi, a cable TV, and a minibar are in Artefes Hotel Old City & SPA’s air-conditioned rooms. Each has wooden floors and a traditional Ottoman-style décor. Toiletries and a hairdryer are in the en suite bathrooms.

A Turkish breakfast buffet is served daily.

Topkapi Palace, Sultan Ahmet Mosque, and Hagia Sophia are within a 10-minute walk away. The Kennedy Circle tram stop is just 4 minutes’ walk from the hotel and links to the Sarayburnu. Artefes as a tour desk and tickets to Istanbul’s attractions can be arranged.

Relaxing treatments, including a full-body massage, are offered at Artefes Hotel Old City & SPA’s spa. Guests can also relax in the Turkish bath. Istanbul Airport is 54 km from the property.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Artefes Hotel Old City & SPA

  1. Nostra Casa İstanbul Restaurant

    Fantastic view and tasty food. And responsible owners :)

    60 m from hotel

  2. Sultanahmet

    Have you seen the Obelisk of Theodosius yet? It is an ancient Egyptian relic first erected by Tutmoses III in 1479-1425 BC, and later re-erected by the Romans in the 4th century AD.

    231 m from hotel

  3. Küçük Ayasofya Camii

    Ayasofya is a beautiful place. To enter, you need to pay 25 TRY per person. You have to pay entry because its considered a museum.

    236 m from hotel
    Küçük Ayasofya Mah. Cami Sok. No:13

  4. İstanbul Tasarım Merkezi

    Orjinal mekân. Tarihi geçmişiyle ilgili bir malûmatım şimdilik yok ama olunca yazacağım.

    344 m from hotel

  5. Sur Balık

    Looks like a tourist trap but the food and service quality are good. Yum!

    376 m from hotel
    Kennedy Cad. Sahilyolu No.38/1

  6. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Müzesi

    Located in Sultanahmet Square, the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum is home to great collectionf of beautiful designs of carpets, tiles, calligraphy, and a lot more well-preserved historical items.

    392 m from hotel
    Atmeydanı Cd. No: 46

  7. Sultan Ahmet Camii

    Standing on the site of the original Byzantine city, the district known as Sultanahmet is the heart of tourist Istanbul, with many of the most important attractions dotted around it.

    399 m from hotel
    Sultan Ahmet Mah. At Meydanı Cad. No:7

  8. Alman Çeşmesi

    The neo-Byzantine style fountain's octagonal dome has eight marble columns, and dome's interior is covered with golden mosaics.

    495 m from hotel
    Sultanahmet

  9. İletişim Yayınları

    En gidilesi kitapçılardan

    0.5 km from hotel
    Binbirdirek Meydanı Sok. Cağaloğlu

  10. Sultanahmet Meydanı

    Must visit during Ramadan and hang around in festival area. Dont forget to try local foods from small cubicles. U will love it. And must take a panoramic photo from the center of the square

    0.5 km from hotel
    Sultanahmet

  11. Yerebatan Sarnıcı

    Make sure you check out the upside-down Medusa head which forms the bottom of one of the cistern’s columns. The Byzantine builders used the Roman relic as building material!

    0.7 km from hotel
    Alemdar Mah. Yerebatan Cad. No:1/3

  12. Ayasofya

    Right across from the cistern is the greatest single building in a city full of wonders, the Hagia Sophia or Aya Sofya (£8.70, closed Mondays). It was a church, then a mosque and is now a museum.

    0.7 km from hotel
    Ayasofya Myd. Sultanahmet