Festive Season

at Sultanahmet
Step into the heart of Old City at Four Seasons Hotel Istabul at Sultanahmet for a magical escape this festive season. Whether savouring a holiday lunch at Avlu Restaurant or a New Year’s Eve dinner in Sedef Ballroom, our culinary team’s seasonal menus promise memorable experiences for all.
Let us help plan your festive exprience. 90 (212) 402 30 00 Contact
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Suite Authentic – 20% Off

Receive 20% off your stay in a suite, along with daily breakfast and airport transportation.

White bed against wall, beige club chair in corner and terrace view out wood-trimmed windows
  • Valid for Selected Dates Between Mar 1 2024 – Dec 28 2024
    Offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.
  • minimum stay: 3 nights


  • 20% off our Room Rate
  • Daily full breakfast for up to two guests
  • One-way airport transportation in a luxury sedan
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Dining Highlights

  • Round brass tea stand with assorted finger sandwiches and treats
    Winter Tea Time | December 15–30, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Celebrate the festive season with treats from our Executive Pastry Chef Yalçın Köse. Join us for a quintessential afternoon tea at Lingo Lingo Bar & Restaurant. Sample themed cakes and pastries, along with a selection of traditional finger sandwiches and freshly baked scones from La Pistache Patisserie.

  • Two white plates with small sauced dishes and two champagne flutes with holiday decor in backdrop
    Jazzy Evenings | Every Friday, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Stay warm by the fireplace at Lingo Lingo Bar while enjoying our carefully crafted selection of cheeses and sips.

  • ,Lit fireplace with red garland and white candles flanked by red and gold baubles
    CHEERFUL TUNES: KANUN and KLARNET | Every Saturday, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

    Escape to the charms of Türkiye with a traditional journey at Lingo Lingo Bar & Restaurant. Discover the aroma of anise, the allure of mezzes, and the magic of live kanun and klarnet music.

  • Sauced dishes on white plates and a champagne flute on white tablecloth
    Christmas Eve Dinner | December 24, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

    Gather with friends and family at Avlu Restaurant, and take a trip to Anatolia with Executive Chef Özgür Üstün’s choice of antipasti. Share bites while embracing the spirit of togetherness and flavours of the festive season.

  • Intricately plated dish on white plate
    Christmas Day Lunch | December 25, 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm

    Experience the finest local produce at Avlu Restaurant as you indulge in our traditional festive dishes, all while surrounded by the rich history of our location.

  • Beef and potato dish plated in an oval shape with brown sauce in centre on asymmetrical dish
    Christmas Family Dinner | December 25, 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

    Celebrate Christmas with loved ones over a heartwarming dinner at Avlu Restaurant. Indulge in elevated dishes in an inviting atmosphere for a memorable festive experience.

  • Elegantly set formal dining table with pink and white floral arrangements down centre
    New Year’s Eve Gala | December 31, 8:30 pm

    Ring in the new year at our evening of celebration in Sedef Ballroom. Savour a multi-course dinner created by Executive Chef Özgür Üstün.

  • Round wooden patio table set with brunch dishes and juices
    New Year’s Day Brunch | January 1, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    Start your new year with delicious moments during our elevated brunch experience at Avlu Restaurant.

Contact us to reserve your dining experiences. +90 212 381 40 00 Contact

Hotel Highlights

  • Holiday hamper from La Pistache, filled with jarred treats, bagged candy canes and more

    Festive Pop-Up Store

    Sweeten your festivities with La Pistache Patisserie’s treats displayed at our Hotel’s entrance, and gift your loved ones to add a touch of magic this season.
  • Hotel courtyard with red holiday decor uplit at night
    December 15–30, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Festive Courtyard

    Experience the joy of the season in our cosy courtyard with the perfect blend of trees, holiday décor and sparkle.
  • Stone half-moon sink under brass faucets on intricate tile wall

    Embrace Renewal

    Indulge in the time-honoured Turkish Hammam Ritual, a 60-minute experience that includes a revitalizing scrub, foam massage and body mask. Enhance your experience with a 60-minute Pure Radiance Sodashi Facial. Reveal the new you with the purity and serenity of Kurna Spa.
We can arrange virtually anything. 90 (212) 402 30 00 Contact