The Sura Hagia Sophia is a five-star hotel in Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey. The hotel is a short stroll from the Le Arts Turcs, Basilica Cistern and Hagia Sophia Museum.
The soundproofed rooms at the hotel are equipped with LCD satellite TVs, desks, minibars and in-room safes. Bathrooms have deep soaking tubs with free toiletries. Suites also have Play Stations, DVD players and living rooms with sofa beds, plus separate dining areas.
The hotel has an outdoor pool and a full service spa. A business centre, fitness room, garden and a library are featured. Area and shopping centre shuttle are complimentary while airport shuttle is provided for a charge. Self parking and Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel is complimentary.
The hotel serves a free breakfast. Turkish cuisine is served at Sura Kebab House, beverages in Sura Cafe and tasty complimentary Turkish mezes at Meze Time Hall.
The Sura Hagia Sophia is within two miles from Topkapi Palace and Galata
find the Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey in an ideal location to
visit attractions. The hotel is at walking distances of most places of interest
like museums, Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia. Guests recommend staying at the
hotel when in Istanbul.
The staff is
lovely and helpful and ready to go out of the way say guests. The members are great with kids and attend to
their every need. The place is well maintained and meets high standards of
service and quality. Many guests say that the breakfast is superb, fresh and
has such a varied selection that they are spoilt for choice.
Attractive rooms; great spa facilities
the rooms, which they say are well designed and attractive. The bathrooms are
mirrored and appear chic. They also find the spa facilities of the hotel
delightful. They say the massages and Turkish bath are an amazing experience
and the spa manager is very helpful and accommodating.
Small, cramped rooms
say that the rooms are very small. There is a massive pillar in the middle of
the rooms further decreasing floor space. Guests say that the bathrooms have a
gap underneath, which guests feel affects their privacy. Owing to the small
size of the rooms, guests say that they can hear everything outside the rooms
including the sound of breeze.
breakfast was not liked by several guests as the buffet has the same food every
day. They also say that it is definitely not of a five-star quality.
Small pool; no night life around
The pool of
the hotel is quite small. Also although the hotel is in a great location for
historical sites, guests say they cannot have a night life as there are no
restaurants and bars around.