Hotel Amira Istanbul  5 stars

K Ayasofya M Pasa S N 79, Istanbul, Turkey, 34122  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Good breakfast buffet - Spa area was tidy - Roof terrace was nice - Great service
  • Rooms are very nice - Clean bathroom - 5'o clock tea+cookies - Highly recommended
  • Close to the blue mosque - Breathtaking views - No pool - Excellent value
  • Free wi-fi - Comfortable beds - Public computer - Some traffic noise
  • Close to many of the sites - Very large room - Small fitness center - Great staff


The comfortable 5-star Hotel Amira Istanbul provides spacious rooms with spectacular views of the Marmara Sea. Built in 2010, the hotel is a combination of high-tech architecture and modern facilities.

This hotel is situated 1.6km away from Galata Tower, Mosque of Sehzade and Suleymaniye Mosque. Constantine Column, Little Hagia Sophia Mosque and Catladi Kapi are located just 100m from the venue.

This hotel is placed in Beyazit district, known for a palace, a basilica and museums.

This hotel is located within a 10-minute walk of the Çemberlitaş tram stop. 15 minutes' drive from Ataturk airport.


Hotel Amira Istanbul offers 30 rooms fitted with iPod dock, a DVD player, satellite TV, a minibar and air conditioning for a comfortable stay in Istanbul. They are fitted with a hairdryer, a rain shower and a hydro massage bathtub in the en-suite bathrooms.


Start your day with a free breakfast served at the dining area. Turkish dishes are served in the gastronomic restaurant.


Guests can take advantage of internet access, a photocopier and a business center and make use of car rental, a doctor on call and 24-hour reception provided on-site.


Spa facilities at Hotel Amira Istanbul include shiatsu massage, a sauna and Jacuzzi. The hotel offers a fitness room, bicycles and a gym on the premises.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms   32.

City Center Istanbul - 1400 ft
Airports Ataturk (IST) - 8.4 mi, Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) - 19.0 mi
Train Stations Haydarpasa Train Station - 2.4 mi, - 400 ft
Underground stations Aksaray - 1.4 mi, Emniyet-Fatih - 2.1 mi
Restaurants Amira Hotel Restaurant (cuisine: Turkish) - 100 ft, Stone House Restaurant & Cafe (cuisine: Turkish) - 300 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Concierge desk
  • Doctor on call
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Turndown service
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
  • Private bathroom
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • iPod docking station
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows



from  1 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Amira Istanbul LocationWhat's nearby

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  • Tourist attractions
  • Museums
  • Convention centers
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What's nearby

Tourist attractions
  • 1000 ft
  • Hagia Sophia
    2300 ft
  • Basilica Cistern
    2300 ft
Popular areas
  • City Center
    1000 ft
Places of interest
  • La mosquée de Sokollu Mehmet Pasa
    400 ft
  • Mosquée Bleue
    1000 ft
  • Hippodrome
    1000 ft
  • Pasifik Travel Agency - Day Tours
    1700 ft
  • Istanbul Gay Private Tours
    2000 ft
  • La colonne de Constantin
    2000 ft
  • Le hammam de Roxelane (Haseki Hürem Hamami)
    2000 ft
  • Le milliaire d'Or
    2000 ft
  • Petite Sainte Sophie
    2000 ft
  • Kumkapi Restaurants
    2300 ft
  • Saint Sophia
    2300 ft
  • La fontaine Ahmet III
    2700 ft
  • La rue de la Source Froide (Sogukçesme Sokak)
    2700 ft
  • Istanbul Tag 3, Sisli und Beyazit
    2700 ft
  • La mosquée du Nuruosmaniye
    2700 ft
  • Le quartier de Mahmut Pasa
    3300 ft
  • Holzhäuser
    3300 ft
  • La mosquée de Beyazit
    3300 ft

Local Attractions

  • Sehzade Mehmet Mosque
    5200 ft
    Sehzadebasi Cad., Istanbul
  • Suleymaniye Mosque
    1.0 mi
    Mimar Sinan Cd, Suleymaniye Mh, Istanbul
  • Galata Bridge
    1.3 mi
  • Zeyrek Mosque
    1.4 mi
    Zeyrek Mah. Ibadethane Sok. Fatih Merkez, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Galata Tower
    1.6 mi
    Buyuk Hendek Cad., Istanbul

Near the hotel

  • Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii)
    800 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque
    800 ft
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi)
    900 ft
    At Meydani Sok. Ibrahim Pasa Sarayi No:44 Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul
  • Besiktas
    1200 ft
  • Arap Camii
    1200 ft
  • Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
    2600 ft
    Sultanahmet, Istanbul
  • Sultan Ahmet Cami
    1400 ft
    Binbir Direk Mah. Dizdariye Cesme Sok. No:43, Istanbul

Restaurants Nearby

  • Amira Hotel Restaurant

    60% likes this, based on 10 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

    100 ft
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mh. Mustafa Pasa Sokak 79

    Phone: 0212 516 1640

  • Stone House Restaurant & Cafe

    81% likes this, based on 134 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

    300 ft
    Kucuk Ayasofya Cad. Kaleci Sk. No 7
  • Eresin Crown Hotel

    79% likes this, based on 6 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish

    200 ft
    Kucuk Ayasofya Cad #40
  • Artefes Hotel Terrace Bar and Restaurant

    80% likes this, based on 34 reviews

    200 ft
    Kucukayasofya Mahallesi

    Phone: +90 212 5165863

  • seatanbul cafe restaurant

    86% likes this, based on 141 reviews
    Cuisine: Seafood, International, Turkish
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 27

    300 ft
    Kucuk Ayasofya Mahalle. Cayiroglu, Sokak 32

    Phone: +(90)5323675239

Hotel Amira Istanbul Reviews

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

Average guest rating

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Based on 427 reviews

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  • Single

    Location! Walking distance to Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque Friendly, attentive service Ambiance of roof top terrace Interesting and beautifully presented breakfast and breakfast room

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    We loved our stay at the hotel amira. from the minute we arrived we were welcomed by friendly staff who were always happy to help with directions, information etc. We were staying with our 6month old son and there was a lovely travel cot made up in our room for our arrival, the staff were fantastic with him and always helped with the buggy. the room facilities were excellent. we would definately go back and have already recommended the hotel to our friends.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    We picked the Hotel Amira based on the location but was impressed by the hotel; secure entry, clean bright rooms, great staff. Overall an excellent and delightful experience. Definately will book there again.


    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    We loved the little extras provided such as complimentary afternoon tea - a delight after hours walking around the city. Also, a magnificent sitting area on the roof top, very courteous and helpful staff with a great knowledge of sights to see, methods of travel and places to eat, free use of the internet and staff obliged by printing out boarding passes for us, in fact everything was really great.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Helpful, friendly staff. Clean comfortable rooms. Excellent shower. Excellent breakfast choice. Perfect location for the Old City area.

    Towel warmer/radiator did not operate. Room facing the road was slightly noisy but not intrusive. Meeting room/lounge was an afterthought and is not at the same standard as the rest of the hotel.

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    The staff was wonderful! They contacted us prior to our arrival and offered to arrange transport to the hotel. That was so nice as I had not been to Istanbul before and we were scheduled to arrive at 6:30am. They also suggested great restaurants and gave me tips on handling taxis, etc.

    Our room was warm. We turned the room temp down which helped. We also opened the windows but since we were on the ground floor all the smoke from those passing by drifted into our room.

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    Reception collaborator, the provide me any services like send luggage to airport do reservations and all arrangements + wonderful reception staff finally fast replay to my enquiries by emails

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    The hotel was very well located and the room had a view of the Bosphorus from the balcony. The staff were very friendly. The deluxe room and bathroom were spacious and very well finished/designed. Breakfast buffet was also superb.

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    Excellent and attentive staff. Very helpful.

    The additional charge to use the spa, this should be complementary to hotel guests.

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    Great 'boutique' hotel, centrally located (5 minute walk from Blue Mosgue) with a sea view from the roof terrace. Excellent staff, couldn't do enough for you. Had an initial welcome on the roof terrace where we were shown all points of interest and best places to visit during our 3 days. Would definitely return if we visit Istanbul again, highly recommended.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Great friendliness and helpfulness of the whole staff. Wonderful roof terrace. Delicious complimentary five o'clock tea.

    Room not quite spotless and poor lighting.

    • Average rating
  • Group of friends

    Hotel Amira had been recommended to us by a friend who had visited previously. The location of the hotel was perfect for what we wanted to do and see in Istanbul. We had a very bad experience at the airport and it took us over two hours to get through passport control so to have had our transfer to the hotel previously arranged was a bonus. The staff at the hotel were excellent and we appreciated the time and effort they took to inform us of the location and sites to visit. We also liked the afternoon teas!

    Bed too hard!

    • Average rating
  • Single

    The helpful and friendly staff, the room and standards of cleanliness, the roof terrace and the view, the location in the old part of the city.

    • Average rating
  • Group of friends

    the attentive and kind staff and a deliscious breakfast

    we got an advice to have dinner at the restaurant Tamara a couple of minutes up the next street but we didn´t appreciate their food

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    It is very central to all the big attractions, the staff were very friendly and helpful.

    It was a bit noisy, with it being very near a main road.

    • Average rating
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