With a sumptuous harem-like setting in one of the most regal and historic area of Istanbul, this luxury boutique hotel in the old city of Istanbul offers 42 luxurious guest rooms which harmonise modern lifestyle with traditional Ottoman touches. Built and renovated in 2010, the air-conditioned establishment welcomes guests in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom and lift access. Further facilities include a newspaper stand, cafe, bar and restaurant. Guests may also take advantage of the room and laundry services (fees apply for both) and the WLAN Internet access.
The hotel's location, between Sirkeci and Sultanahmet, offers a treasure trove full of local museums, restaurants and shops, as well as world-renowned sights, such as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar, all of which are a 5-minute walk away. Taksim, modern Istanbul's epicentre, is only a convenient 10-minute drive and offers guests bars and nightlife. The Gulhane tram station with its access to many of Istanbul's most beautiful corners, is a one-minute walk from the hotel, and the bus and train stations are around 5 minutes away on foot. Istanbul-Ataturk airport is approximately 18 km from the family-friendly city hotel, and Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen airport is around 44 km away.
The rooms are named after the most famous and historically significant wives of Ottoman Sultans and each is adorned by an oil-portrait of its namesake. All of the lavishly decorated rooms are equipped with satellite TV and a DVD player, as well as air conditioning and free wireless Internet access as standard. Each room additionally features a double or king-size bed, a shower, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, in-room safe, minibar, ironing set and central heating.
Breakfast is served as a buffet. The hotel restaurant serves Ottoman cuisine on the roof terrace, and it also offers meals to cater for vegetarians and diabetics. Lunch and dinner are served as a buffet, from a set menu, or à la carte.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board