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79.0% Based on 292 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Hippodrome of Constantinople

Seaside stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Sultanahmet hotel, you'll find Hippodrome of Constantinople and Cemberlitas Bath. Sultanahmet Square and Basilica Cistern are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features a restaurant, a health club, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and free buffet breakfast each morning.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

The 19 guestrooms feature free WiFi, LCD TVs with cable channels, and thoughtful touches like pillow menus and slippers. 24-hour room service, minibars, and Egyptian cotton sheets are also available.

Economy Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$56* Per night/room Aug 26 - Aug 27

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Economy Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Superior Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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79.0% of guests recommend out of 292 reviews

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. WiFi is free in public spaces. A health club, a rooftop terrace, and spa services are also featured at the business-friendly Ala Sofia Hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee.

  • 1 building
  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Built in 2006
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Istanbul (IST) (47.1 km / 29.3 mi)
  • Train station: Istanbul Cankurtaran Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Metro station: Cemberlitas Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Ala Sofia Hotel offers 19 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 80-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Terrace restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Turkish cuisine and serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Ala Sofia Hotel

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 100 per vehicle (one way)
  • Valet parking fee: TRY 25 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Ferman Hotel
  • Ferman Sultan
  • Ferman Sultan Hotel
  • Ferman Sultan Hotel Istanbul
  • Ferman Sultan Istanbul
  • Hotel Ferman

You should know

  • Ala Sofia Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.