This welcoming and friendly 3-star hotel is situated right in the very heart of the Istanbul quarter known as Sultanahmet; an area every visitor will include on their "must see" list. Lying a mere stone`s throw from the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome Hotel is also ideally located for anyone wishing to visit Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, the Spice Bazaar or the Grand Bazaar - all of which are within walking distance of the hotel. Housed in an Ottoman-style building, the Hippodrome Hotel`s accommodation is complemented by traditionally furnished, additional rooms in a second building across the road. All 17 rooms at the hotel include Cable T.V, air conditioning, minibar, central heating, direct dial telephone, hair dryer, shower and WC as standard. Additional facilitites include a cosy lobby bar, small garden area and a rooftop terrrace offering great views over Sultanahmet and the Marmara Sea. Friendly staff are always on hand to ensure guests make the most of this fascinating city and guests should also note that the Hippodrome Hotel is just around the corner from a very comprehensive choice of welcoming restaurants offering traditonal Turkish cuisine in all price ranges.