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About Us

Our vision is to evolutionary contribute World's multi dimensional cross cultural environment by representing one of the oldest and richest national culture.

Our mission is to exceed our guests' expectations by securing maximum comfort, shelter with highly human centric hosting approach by the help of our traditional hospitality DNA... Far beyond the conventional global tourism understanding and impersonal, homogenized facilities… We aim to introduce you a spirit, an esthetics, a joy with an architectural icon and peaceful atmosphere…


istanbul old city hotel sultanahmetOur Hotel

Esans Hotel, a 19th century Ottoman Mansion, has recently been completely renovated in its original Ottoman style. It is situated in a truly excellent location surrounded by major historical and cultural sights in the heart of the historical old city of Istanbul Sultanahmet, the most exciting, exotic and authentic city -the city of Caesars and Sultans-.

It is just opposite of the surrounding walls of world's famous Topkapi Palace, just 120 meters far from the main gate. In the terrace there is an excellent 180 degree panoramic view of famous Hagia Sophia, the Bosphorus sea, Prince Islands, and the Asian side of Istanbul in Esans Hotel old city Sultanahmet.

Although centrally located in the center old city Istanbul, we are on a charming quiet street where old local Turkish families resident. As in traditional old style town life, there are children playing on streets. Mothers gossip from their old mansion's windows and local life goes on around us. You can relax without the hassle of traders and feel part of a local community. At the other side, there are nice restaurants, café and pubs within several minutes walk to Akbiyik Street. You will also find a perfect route for walking/jogging through the seaside which is 3 minutes on foot from our location.
Our hotel is a wooden residence. Through our planet and health conservation mission, high technical wooden infrastructure architecture is used during reconstruction by considering the advantages of wood material. I.e. acting as natural air conditioner, absorbs moisture, acoustic insulation, shock resistant, relaxing environmental. 

We offer you all the comforts of a traditional family-run old historical and charming hotel with quality, cleanliness and joy in a homey atmosphere. Eight spacious rooms ranging from 20m2 to 35m2 are decorated with great care and sensitiveness to beable comfort our guests well. Heating and cooling are provided through the central system with fire detectors, beds and curtains madeof fireproof fabrics, mini-bar, cable TV and work table with 24 hour reception service. We do not have any ELEVATOR or Lift in our Hotel. However our staff helps our guests for all requirements.

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Our Story

An old Ottoman perfumer Mr. Hassan Ahmet was born in this 19th century Ottoman mansion in Sultan Ahmet Istanbul. He loyally served to Ottoman and aristocracy families with the best handmade perfumes as his father and grandfather did. He lived whole his life in this mansion peacefully. That mansion is now respectfully renovated as a Traditional hotel - ESANS HOTEL-. (Esans means "Essence") In his honor,each Hotel room is named as different old well known Ottoman essences. I.e. Sultan Essence, Harem Essence, Dervish Essence... Each essence has different smell taste and usage.

A step further, we can arrange your selection of Ottoman essence to accompany you in your room slightly, if you wish. During reservation stage, please mention if you wish to have an aroma/essence in your room and which essence you would like to have. It will be a soft and very fine aroma placed in your room and bath which will take you into history definitely. If you wish not to have any special aroma, your room will be perfectly clean and ready with fresh air for you as default.

Smell is the most powerful trigger to the memory. A certain essence can bring up experiences long forgotten. With our "Essence" concept, we offer you a slight aroma wind smells history to complete five sense perception experience during your visit. Just live and breathe the history inside through the unique charm of an ancient ambience...

old city istanbul hotels sultanahmet Why Stay With Us?

• Free "Calling Home" Service to Regular Lines to US, Canada and Most European Countries From A Dedicated Phone At The Lobby..

• Traditional Wooden Building With the Latest Infrastructure Technology of Strong Steel Bones and Wooden Covered Steel Room Doors Against Any Shock or Fire Danger.

• Hotel is Managed by Turkish Family Who Owns the Building.So Equipments and Rooms are Very Well Maintained.

• Truly Excellent Hotel Location, Silent Street, Spotless Rooms, High Comfort.

• Unlike Conventional,Impersonal, Homogenized Facilities Promoted by the Global Tourism Industry, Here Provided Highly Customized, Local and Human Centric Service.

• Encouraging to Preserve Our Own Distinctive Ethnics, Esthetics and Cultural Dynamics Rather Than Only Trade and Commercial Activities in Turkey.

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Esans Hotel Old City Istanbul:Ishakpasa Cd.Yenisarachane Sk.No:4 34122 Sultanahmet Old City Istanbul Turkey
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