Sarnic Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet
Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Sultanahmet - the old peninsula
of Istanbul. The Hotel is 2 minutes away from Blue Mosque, 4 minutes away
from Haghia Sophia, 10 minutes away from Topkapi Palace, 15 minutes away
from Grand Bazaar, 5 minutes away from Basilica Cistern, 1 minute away
from Mosaic Museum and walking distances from the other historical places.
Your home away from home
Unlike the formality of the big hotels, our friendly staff and professional
management will make you feel at home, with traditional Turkish hospitality.
Attention to the finest details will make sure your stay is as comfortable
as possible, in our lobby, or out on the terraces or wherever you may
wish to roam. We hope that your stay will be one to remember, and that
you will tell your friends of our courteous hospitality and our attentive
service when you return home.
The history of Sarnic Hotel
Constructed as a mansion in 1915, the historical building of Sarnic Hotel
was transformed into a hotel sticking to its original form and has been
serving as a hotel since 1999. The hotel is named after the Byzantine
cistern lying under the hotel that was built in the 5th century.
The Sarnic Hotel Is Located In Istanbul, Turkey, 100 Metres From The Blue Mosque And 500 Metres From The Grand Bazaar. Sultanahmet Tram Station Is Situated 250 Metres From The Hotel.
Hotel Features. Set In The Historic Sultanahmet Area, The Boutique Sarnic Hotel Occupies A Renovated Turn-of-the-century Mansion With An Ornate Stone Facade And Opens To A Traditionally Decorated Lobby Area With Lcd Television And Magazines. The Hotel's Multilingual Concierge Is On Hand To Offer Assistance With Sightseeing And Excursions, And Guests Can Try Their Hand At Turkish Cooking Lessons. Further Amenities Include 24-Hour Room Service, And Complimentary Entrance To The 5th-century Basilica Cistern Located Behind The Hotel.
Guests Of The Sarnic Hotel Can Start The Day With A Complimentary Buffet Breakfast On The Roof Terrace With Its Panoramic Views, And Enjoy Turkish Dishes In The Relaxed Sarnic Rooftop Restaurant And Bar.
Guestrooms. The 16 Air-conditioned Guestrooms Have Traditional Decor With Richly Patterned Fabrics And Dark Wood Furnishings. Amenities Include Complimentary Wireless Internet, Satellite Television, Minibars, And Bathrooms With Hair Dryers.
Expert Tip. Topkapi Palace, Located 400 Metres From The Hotel, Served As The Administrative Centre Of The Ottoman Empire From 1465 And Is Now A Museum. The Palace Is Constructed Around Four Courts And Includes The Old Imperial Mint, An Archaeology Museum, And The Harem And The Treasury, Home To The Sacred Trusts.
'Special Class' Hotel (Turkish Ministry For Tourism)
Under The Turkish Ministry For Tourism, Hotels And Other Tourist Residences In Turkey Are Rated As Per A Set Of National Standards. There Are Seven Categories Of Rating In Operation: One Star To Five Star Hotels, 'Special Class' Hotels And 'Boutique Class' Hotels. This Hotel Is Rated As 'Special Class' Which Applies To Properties That Have Distinct Historical, Architectural Or Artistic Features. 'Special Class' Hotels Are Represented On This Site With A Star-rating For Our Customers' Benefit.
Sarnic Hotel Property Amenities
- Banquet facilities
- Express check-in
- Laundry facilities
- Internet public area - wireless
- Parking (surcharge)
- Parking (valet)
- Shoe shine
- Parking nearby
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Express check-out
- Meeting room (small groups)
- Coffee in lobby
- Television in lobby
- Fireplace in lobby
- Parking (secure)
- Airport transportation (fees apply)
- Comp newspapers in lobby
- Translation services
- Babysitting or child care
- Currency exchange
- Room service (24 hours)
- Complimentary breakfast
- Secretarial services
- Internet public area - comp
- Dry cleaning service
- Safe-deposit box
- Concierge desk
- Computer rental
Sarnic Hotel Area Attractions
Blue Mosque: 100 Metres
Hagia Sophia: 200 Metres
Basilica Cistern: 200 Metres
Sultanahmet Tram Station: 250 Metres
Topkapi Palace: 400 Metres
Archaeological Museum: 400 Metres
Grand Bazaar: 500 Metres
Sirkeci Train Station: 1.5 Km
Eminonu (Historic Port): 1.5 Km
Spice Bazaar: 1.5 Km
Taksim Square: 3.5 Km
Sarnic Hotel Driving Directions
From Istanbul Ataturk Airport (Ist):
Distance To The Sarnic Hotel Is 18 Kilometres, Approximately 30 Minutes' Drive.
Getting There. Both Airport Terminals Are Connected To The Metro System, Which Runs To The City Centre. Single Tickets Cost Approximately 1 Try. The Havas Airport Bus Departs Every 30 Minutes For The Main Bus Terminal And Taksim Square, 3.5 Kilometres From The Hotel. Journey Time Is Approximately 30 Minutes. Bus Number 96 Runs Between The Airport And The City Centre, And A Shuttle Bus Runs To The Port. Taxis Wait Outside Arrivals; Fixed Prices Are In Place And The Fare To The City Centre Should Be Approximately 20-30 Try. At Night, There Is A 50 Per Cent Surcharge. Prices Are Subject To Change.
Getting Around. Istanbul's Extensive Public Transport System Includes Buses, Metros (Underground Trains), Trains, Trams, Sea Buses, And Ferries. Tickets Can Be Purchased From Main Stops, Stations, Or Kiosks Prior To Boarding. Istanbul's Yellow Taxis Are Reasonably Priced, But Travellers Should Ensure The Meter Is Used. A Cheaper Alternative Is To Use A 'Dolmus' (Minibus Or Shared Taxi). Driving Is Not Advised For Visitors.