Best 4 Star Istanbul Hotels close to the Blue Mosque

Best 4 Star Istanbul Hotels close to the Blue Mosque

Jody Houton

Although the Blue Mosque is arguably the most popular tourist landmark in Istanbul, there are many great attractions and much more to do in the fabulous city of Istanbul. has not only some great 4-star Istanbul hotels, but also the best rates and superb discounts. Book Istanbul accommodation and the city’s best attractions will be at your fingertips.

The immediately recognisable Yasmak Sultan Hotel – owing to its striking yellow exteriors – is a great choice for the fun-seeking traveller, young and old. Many of the city’s most famous and celebrated sights are nearby and within walking distance of the Yasmak Sultan Hotel. The fascinating and historical Blue Mosque is just 800 metres away.

Find that perfect gift or souvenir at the Egyptian Bazaar, also known as the Spice Bazaar, just 400 metres from Yasmak Sultan Hotel. This is the second largest market in Istanbul and the fascinating array of colours, spices and sweets make the market an incredibly popular tourist destination. Slightly further afield (one kilometre) is the Grand Bazaar – which holds the honour of largest and oldest covered market in the world. This market is not for the faint hearted and those who do not know how to haggle. There are around 1,200 shops in the Grand Bazaar.

Conveniently located, just 18km away from the Ataturk International Airport, is the Ottoman Hotel Park. It is also in the quiet and historic area of Kadırga, which means some of the architectural and historical highlights in Istanbul are close by. In fact, most of the cultural attractions in Istanbul are located within walking distance of the Ottoman Hotel Park. The Yenikapi and Eminonu harbours are also very close to the hotel and make for very pleasant evening walks.

Best Western The President Hotel is a great choice for the traveller who want to be in a conveniently-located part of Istanbul and have modern facilities and amenities at their disposal. As well as the wide array of onsite attractions including sauna, spa and swimming pool, it is also nearby the Old City, the bygone capital of the Byzantine Empire. Take a walk around what is now known as Sultan Ahmet Square to learn more about this fascinating Turkish city.

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