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Great service. Ultra modern, brunch severely over priced. Buy some wine and enjoy outside with the city lights. Trouble with the wi fi, no one on staff to assist. The restaurants in the neighborhood were great, we became regulars.
Very nice and comfortable hotel, in a very central location to whom is going to Istanbul for tourism!
Nicely refurbished, everything looks like new.
Rooms maybe a bit small, but this is what to expect when an old building is turned into an hotel.
Hotel by Sofia: Good location and breakfast. Markets and restaurants nearby. A short walk to all the sights in Sultanamet. Room size was fine; it was clean. Room had a view of the water. On the downside: the bathroom drains have an overpowering odor, though...More
We stayed in this hotel twice, the first time was very good, but the second time (last week) was simply horrible. We were given a room in the basement (there are two rooms called 'economy room' downstairs) which do not have a window that you...More
Bosphorus silently calling you.... you will then be greeted by another beauty to witness a long history, the Bosphorus bridge to combine the two continents. Hotel by Sofia will always be honored to have you as one of its many guests.
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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere stroll of each other – and all set around the site of an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
retain an air of peace and calm. It offers visitors a significantly less celebrated but nonetheless pleasant network of quaint lanes and side streets, majestic panoramas of the Bosphorus, and an impressive assortment of accommodation options for all budgets and tastes.