Book an Istanbul hotel in Sultanahmet, with Hotels.com. Packed with historical sights, Sultanahmet is the heart of old Istanbul, filled with Ottoman and Byzantine churches, museums and obelisques. Explore mosaic-filled mosques, bustling markets and opulent Ottoman palaces, or clean up in an ancient Turkish bath in Sultanahmet. Located in the ancient European side of Istanbul, Sultanahmet is home to many of Istanbul’s best hotels as well as the Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near Sultanahmet, next to the Sultanahmet tram stop. Sultanahmet is just 25 minutes from Atatürk International Airport by airport bus to Aksaray, its nearest stop, and 20 minutes by tram and funicular to Taksim Square. On a warm evening, relax in Sultanahmet Park between the spot-lit monuments Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia to get the most of your visit to Sultanahmet.