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Ararat Hotel
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Ararat Hotel

Torun Sokak No:3 - Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Türkiye
Istanbul, Türkiye
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About Ararat Hotel

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    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
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    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free
Ararat Hotel is an intimate boutique hotel directly across the street from Istanbul's Blue Mosque in Sultanahmet Square. It offers wooden interiors, free WiFi and a bar with a terrace. All the guest rooms of Hotel Ararat are individually designed and decorated with Byzantine-inspired murals. Some feature views of the Blue Mosque or the Marmara Sea. Istanbul Airport is within 56 km.

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Amenities at Ararat Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Shared kitchen
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine


  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • City view


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safety deposit box

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Gaming console
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Videogames
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Lift
  • Shower chair
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Drying rack for clothing

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Cleaning products

Reviews of Ararat Hotel

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What can I expect from the hotel's location?

The hotel is extremely close to the Blue Mosque and the T1 tram, offering a very close view of the mosque from the room window. Additionally, it is located in SultanAhmet, a favorite area for many visitors.

How is the hotel's cleanliness and room quality?

The rooms are clean and tidy, with a very close view of the Blue Mosque from the window. Some guests have mentioned that the rooms are small, but the hotel offers a free upgrade and spacious rooms.

What are the dining options like at the hotel?

The hotel offers a delicious breakfast with a nice selection and combination, including fresh omelet, French fries, and Turkish çay, all with a view of the Blue Mosque. There is also a roof terrace with a very nice restaurant and a 10% discount for hotel residents.

How is the hotel's customer service?

The staff, especially Mohammed, is described as amazing, friendly, and very helpful. Guests have also appreciated the delightful breakfast served by the lady at the hotel and the helpfulness of the manager.

What are the hotel's unique offerings?

The hotel's location is perfect for exploring the Old Town in Istanbul, with a very nice terrace and restaurant on the top floor offering a great view. Additionally, the hotel provides dedicated services, helpful staff, and efficient air conditioning.

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Request a Room with a View

Opt for a room with a view of the Blue Mosque, as several guests have praised the stunning views from these rooms.

Consider Airport Transfer Arrangements

Take advantage of the hotel's assistance with arranging private airport transfers, as guests have appreciated the convenience and reasonable pricing.

Explore Nearby Landmarks

Make the most of the hotel's proximity to attractions such as the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, which are within walking distance, as highlighted by many guests.

Enjoy the Rooftop Terrace

Visit the hotel's rooftop terrace and restaurant for breathtaking views of the Bosphorus and the Blue Mosque, and benefit from a 10% discount for hotel residents.

Engage with Helpful Staff

Interact with the friendly and helpful staff, particularly Mohammed, who has received numerous commendations for his assistance with transportation and providing useful tips for exploring Istanbul.

Be Mindful of Room Size

Keep in mind that some guests have mentioned the small room sizes, so consider this when making your reservation.

Take Advantage of Location

Appreciate the hotel's prime location in Sultanahmet, offering easy access to landmarks, tram stations, and restaurants, as highlighted by several guests.

Consider Bathroom Conditions

Be aware that a few guests have mentioned issues with bathroom cleanliness, such as fungi and mold, so it's advisable to check this upon arrival.

Enjoy Breakfast with a View

Start your day with a delicious breakfast prepared by the hotel, featuring a variety of options and a view of the Blue Mosque, as mentioned by satisfied guests.

Plan for Stair Access

Note that the hotel does not have a lift, but guests have reported that the staff are always ready to assist with any mobility challenges.


Torun Sokak No:3 - Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400

What's nearby

  • Sultan Ahmet Camii228 yd
  • Sultanahmet Meydani314 yd
  • Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts366 yd
  • Yerebatan Sarayi403 yd
  • Ayasofya0.3 mi
  • Küçük Ayasofya Camii0.4 mi
  • Istanbul Archaeology Museum0.5 mi
  • Topkapi Sarayi0.6 mi
  • Gülhane Parki0.6 mi
  • Kapaliçarşi0.7 mi
  • Misir Çarşisi0.9 mi
  • Süleymaniye Hamami1 mi



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Top tips for your stay at Ararat Hotel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Ararat Hotel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in June and October.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Ararat Hotel, plan to stay on a Friday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • How long should you stay at Ararat Hotel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 5 days.

FAQs when booking at Ararat Hotel

  • Where is Ararat Hotel located?

    Ararat Hotel is located at Torun Sokak No:3 - Sultanahmet in Fatih, 1.7 miles from the centre of Istanbul. Sultan Ahmet Camii is the closest landmark to Ararat Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Ararat Hotel?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Ararat Hotel.

  • Does Ararat Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Ararat Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Ararat Hotel from the airport?

    Ararat Hotel is 18.6 miles from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen. Ararat Hotel is 22.4 miles from Istanbul.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Ararat Hotel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Ararat Hotel in Istanbul and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Ararat Hotel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Ararat Hotel.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

1.7 mi

Nearest airport

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Distance to airport

18.7 mi