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Gold List 2010

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet, Istanbul 

1 Tevkifhane Sokak


Turkey 34110

Tel: 90 212 638 8200

Fax: 90 212 638 8210

"Prisoners' etchings are visible on columns" at this former jail, now a "small and luxurious" hotel "near historic highlights," including Hagia Sophia. Rooms' Ottoman decorative elements, such as heavy armoires and soaring windows framing minarets, make guests "really feel like you are in Turkey." Staff are "friendly and warm." Seasons' international dishes and local specialties "are good but can be expensive."

(65 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
Amenities: Spa, Tennis

Overall Score: 95.9

  • Rooms: 95.5
  • Food: 93.5
  • Location: 97.4
  • Design: 90.8
  • Activities: 96.7
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