Artefes Hotel - Istanbul

Kucuk Ayasofya Caddesi Cayiroglu Sok. No 17, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400  show map
 3 stars
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Artefes Hotel - Istanbul

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Editorial review:

For a refreshing change, Sultanahmet Artefes Hotel is a large wooden house adorned with flowered window boxes. It is in the safe midrange class and is quite quiet. Amenities include satellite TV and a hairdryer.

Overview

Located in the heart of the city, this four-star hotel provides close access to major historical landmarks such as Sultan Ahmet Mosque, Byzantine Hippodrome, Basilica Cistern and Istanbul Archeology Museum.

The hotel was renovated in 2010 in the style of a 19th Century Ottoman Mansion and features classic Ottoman-style interiors and rooms.

All 25 rooms include satellite TV, free Wi-Fi access, mini-bar, shower and air conditioning.

On-site terrace restaurant serves exquisite international cuisine.

The hotel features excellent business and meeting facilities. Wi-Fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.

Recreational activities include Turkish Bath, sauna, steam bath, massage treatment and fitness facility.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   24.

Rooms

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms. Some rooms have magnificent sea views.

The Suite features private bathroom with Jacuzzi and separate living area with sofa bed. The suite offers a private balcony and overlooks directly to Marmara sea.

Dining options

On-site terrace restaurant serves international gourmet dishes for all-day dining.

Turkish buffet breakfast is served daily prepared from seasonal ingredients.

The hotel Artefes serves a buffet breakfast for free. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Wine cellar
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Guest Parking

  • Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Sports & Fitness

  • Driving range
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Package/Parcel services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Fine dining
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Towels
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kucuk Ayasofya Caddesi Cayiroglu Sok. No 17, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

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City Center
  • Istanbul
    400 m
Airports
  • Ataturk (IST)
    13.6km
  • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
    30.4km
Train Stations
  • Haydarpasa Train Station
    3.8km
  • Train Stations
    100 m
Underground stations
  • Aksaray
    2.4km
  • Emniyet-Fatih
    3.5km
Restaurants
  • seatanbul cafe restaurant (cuisine: Seafood, International, Turkish)
    20 m
  • Littlehavana (cuisine: Continental, Turkish)
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    24

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Rooms and availability

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms. Some rooms have magnificent sea views.

The Suite features private bathroom with Jacuzzi and separate living area with sofa bed. The suite offers a private balcony and overlooks directly to Marmara sea.

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 15m2
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  • Air conditioning
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Double Room

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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 15m2
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      Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 22m2
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      DOUBLE SUITE ROOM

      Room facilities
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        Family Room
        Size: 40m2
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        • Air conditioning
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        This family room features air conditioning, tile/marble floor and minibar.

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          Family Connecting Room
          Size: 35m2
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          This family room features a electric kettle, air conditioning and tile/marble floor.

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            Comfort Room
            Size: 24m2
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            Includes air conditioning and cable TV.

            Room facilities
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              Economy Room
              Bed type: Double Bed
              Size: 12m2
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              Includes air conditioning and cable TV.

              Room facilities

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Artefes Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
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                Hotel Address:

                Kucuk Ayasofya Caddesi Cayiroglu Sok. No 17, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Istanbul
                  400 m
                Airports
                • Ataturk (IST)
                  13.6km
                • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                  30.4km
                Train Stations
                • Haydarpasa Train Station
                  3.8km
                • Train Stations
                  100 m
                Underground stations
                • Aksaray
                  2.4km
                • Emniyet-Fatih
                  3.5km
                Restaurants
                • seatanbul cafe restaurant (cuisine: Seafood, International, Turkish)
                  20 m
                • Littlehavana (cuisine: Continental, Turkish)
                  20 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  1 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2010
                • Number of rooms:
                  24

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                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Blue Mosque - 200 m
                • Hagia Sophia - 700 m
                • Basilica Cistern - 700 m

                Popular areas

                Places of interest

                • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa - 200 m
                • Hippodrome - 300 m
                • Mosquée Bleue - 300 m
                • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours - 500 m
                • La colonne de Constantin - 600 m
                • Le milliaire d'Or - 600 m
                • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami) - 600 m
                • Petite Sainte Sophie - 600 m
                • Istanbul Gay Private Tours - 600 m
                • Saint Sophia - 700 m
                • Kumkapi Restaurants - 800 m
                • La fontaine Ahmet III - 800 m
                • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak) - 800 m
                • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye - 900 m
                • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit - 900 m
                • L'aqueduc de Valens - 1.0km
                • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa - 1.0km
                • Holzhäuser - 1.0km
                • Theodosianische Mauer - 1.0km
                • La mosquée de Beyazit - 1.1km

                Museums

                • Archeological Museum - 1.1km

                Parks

                Local Attractions

                • New Mosque - 1.5km
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                • Suleymaniye Mosque - 1.7km
                  Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
                • Galata Bridge - 2.2km
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                • Istanbul University - 1.5km
                  Fuat Pasa Cad., Istanbul
                • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque - 1.6km
                  Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul

                Near the hotelNear the hotel

                • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii) - 240 m
                  Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi) - 250 m
                  At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
                • Arap Camii - 310 m
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                • Sultanahmet District - 520 m
                  Sultanahmet, Istanbul
                • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque - 170 m
                  Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
                • Besiktas - 310 m
                  IstanbulTurkey
                • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) - 760 m
                  Sultanahmet, Istanbul

                Restaurants Nearby

                • seatanbul cafe restaurant - 20 m

                  Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mahalle. Cayiroglu, Sokak 32
                  Phone: +(90)5323675239

                  73% likes this, based on 134 reviews
                  Cuisine: Seafood, International, Turkish
                  Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 33

                • Yeni Mamara - 20 m

                  Address: Cayiroglu Sok. No: 46 Kucukayasofya Mah.
                  Phone: 0212 516 90 13

                  75% likes this, based on 51 reviews

                • Karina Fish House - 50 m

                  Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Sultanahmet
                  Phone: (0212) 517 34 35

                  64% likes this, based on 90 reviews
                  Cuisine: Seafood, Wine Bar, Turkish
                  Price Range: CAD 25 - CAD 73

                • Littlehavana - 20 m

                  Address: Kucukayasofya Mahallesi Mustafapasa Sokak No 26/A sultanahmet
                  Phone: +(90)5384299450

                  83% likes this, based on 63 reviews
                  Cuisine: Continental, Turkish

                • Belli - 20 m

                  Address: Cayiroglu Sk. No. 46

                  65% likes this, based on 14 reviews
                  Cuisine: Turkish

                Getting there.

                Ataturk International Airport is in 18km away from the property.

                • From the airport: Head southeast on Atatürk Havaalanı Yolcu Girişi for 800m. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Atatürk Havalimanı Cd and drive for 1.4km. Continue onto Mahmutbey Atatürk Havaalanı Bağlantısı and move on 3.5km. Continue onto Atatürk Blv for 3.9km. Take the exit onto Avrupa Otoyolu/E-80 and drive on 2.4km. Turn slight right onto Avrupa Otoyolu/O-3 and stay on 8.3km. Keep left at the fork. Continue to follow Adnan Menderes Boulevard for 3.2km. Take the ramp to Gazi Mustafa Kemal Paşa Cd anf drive on 130m. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Gazi Mustafa Kemal Paşa Cd for 220m. Keep right at the fork to continue toward Gazi Mustafa Kemal Paşa Cd. Keep right at the fork to continue toward Gazi Mustafa Kemal Paşa Cd for 200m. Turn slight right onto Gazi Mustafa Kemal Paşa Cd and drive for 500m. Continue straight, turn slight left onto Kennedy Cd and move on 850m. Continue straight to stay on Kennedy Cd for 850m. Turn left onto Aksakal Cd and drive on 130m. Turn right onto Mustafa Paşa Sk. Take the first right onto Çayıroğlu Sk. The hotel will be on the left side in 130m.

                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  1 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2010
                • Number of rooms:
                  24

                Hotel Awards

                TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulArtefes Hotel

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

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                Artefes Hotel Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Artefes Hotel

                Individual guest reviews

                • Single
                  7.8

                  Friendly staff. Wonderful view of sea and city from roof-top bar. The bar did not appear to be used. Convenient - a few hundred yards from large concentration of shops and restaurants, and the Blue Mosque.

                • Couple
                  7.8

                  We were greeted very warmly by the receptionist, Osman. He was very friendly. The second day receptionist was very friendly and helpful too.The only downside for us was the size of the room. It was very very small, The breakfast was included to our hotel stay, it was open buffet and was very good. The roof top is very nice too. The waitress there had a smiling face all the time. We enjoyed the view from the rooftop with our drinks. We liked the closeness of this hotel to the attractions and points of interests in Sultanahmet.

                  The room was very small, only a queen size bed and very tiny space to walk from one side of the bed to the other. But the room was nicely decorated and after a long tiring and hot day in Istanbul, we didn't feel the smallness, and we extended our stay to a second night.

                • Older travelers
                  4.6

                  Staff were helpful.

                  We were totally disappointed in this hotel, we booked after reading the positive reviews. The photographs on line are very misleading as the place looks so good, however, in reality it is quite shabby and much smaller than it appears on line. Most definitely not 4 star even for Turkey!

                • Family with children
                  6.6

                  Optimally loacted with respect to walking-distance major sight seeings

                  This hotel is one of the unrated common building-converted types very frequently encountered in Sultan Ahmet area. Rooms are not therefore designed as real hotel rooms but more of pension/hostel type rooms although sufficiently clean & serviced. The facilities & furniture are minimal and the room spaces are very tight regardless of what the pictures show. The price is therefore more related to the location but not to the hotel quality. Many other hotels in the area would be typical replicates of Artefes. Probably Takseem rated hotels can easily surpass in quality with same or a little higher price.

                • Group of friends
                  7.8

                  The hotel has this amazing open terrace on the roof. I enjoyed a lot having breakfast each mornig with these wonderful seaview!

                • Single
                  10.0

                  Fond memories of my 1-week stay at Artefes; an oasis in Sultanahmet with warm hospitality, good location from which to explore the city, beautiful rooftop terrace with superb view, excellent buffet breakfast, comfortable room - clean with nice decor. Would certainly return!

                  No negative comments on the hotel. However, I was informed only at checkout time that if I paid cash I would have received a 10% disount. It was too late to run to an ATM...

                • Group of friends
                  7.4

                  The staff was very helpful. The location was good and the view from the roof was fantastic.

                • Older travelers
                  8.8

                  Excellent breakfast and roof top terrace. Proximity to the sights

                • Couple
                  7.8

                  Staff was wonderful. Location is pretty hard to find given address on both Booked.net and website--we wandered around for almost an hour. Street is a little dark but just a few blocks away is busy area. Rooms are simple--more like fancy hostel. Fitness center is an old treadmill and a weight machine--not exactly the "gym" advertised!

                • Couple
                  5.4

                  - free WiFi - free pick-up from airport

                  - room was too pricey for this quality - not sufficient service in buffet (food was not filled up, when it was emptied (e.g. bread))

                • Group of friends
                  10.0

                  It is very clean and beautiful, the staff are friendly and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. Breakfast is excellent as well, it is fresh and has a variety of selections. We also received a 10% discount. The room and the view were amazing, we had a one day business meeting and the location was excellent for this. I hope that I will be able to come back to Artefes again.

                  The internet was in and out but it was a provider problem and it was fixed very quickly.

                • Single
                  10.0

                  Artefes Hotel is a nice hotel in a nice neighbourhood. The staff was very polite and helpful. The cleaning was very good and we could always look forward to going back to our hotel 'cause we knew our rooms would be neat and tidy when we got back. The location is perfect: It's close to the Blue Mosque, The Grand Bazaar and etc, but the area is quiet and very ideal for a family.

                • Family with children
                  8.8

                  The staff -helpful, warm and friendly. They welcome us like we are family and they make our stay comfortable and relaxing.

                • Couple
                  10.0

                  recommed by friend, and we enjoyed very well.the stuffs were very kind and willing to help for any subject.the view from the roof amazing we will definetely recommend to all our friend.

                • Single
                  9.2

                  Great city and sea view from the terrace, 1 minute to local caffee, shops etc. great location

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Artefes Hotel - Istanbul Istanbul location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                Kucuk Ayasofya Caddesi Cayiroglu Sok. No 17, Istanbul, Turkey, 34400

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Istanbul
                  400 m
                Airports
                • Ataturk (IST)
                  13.6km
                • Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
                  30.4km
                Train Stations
                • Haydarpasa Train Station
                  3.8km
                • Train Stations
                  100 m
                Underground stations
                • Aksaray
                  2.4km
                • Emniyet-Fatih
                  3.5km
                Restaurants
                • seatanbul cafe restaurant (cuisine: Seafood, International, Turkish)
                  20 m
                • Littlehavana (cuisine: Continental, Turkish)
                  20 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  1 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2010
                • Number of rooms:
                  24

                Hotel Awards

                TurkishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIstanbulArtefes Hotel

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Spa Hotels in Turkey

                Use Badge