Ideally located in the heart of the historic quarter of Sultanahmet the 3 Artefes hotel is no more than a few minutes walk from Istanbuls major sights including the Blue Mosque Santa Sophia and Topkapi Palace. Designed as a traditional Ottoman residence the Artefes ensures a good level of comfort and decor; with guestrooms featuring airconditioning satellite TV complimentary Internet access minibar and hairdryer as standard. The ambience of the hotel is predominantly Anatolian and this is reflected in the furniture the wooden floors and Turkish handmade kilim carpets decorating most of the hotels bedrooms and public areas. A buffetstyle breakfast is available to all guests whereas evening meals can be enjoyed at one of the many local restaurants. Guests may also be interested to know that the Artefes is apx .10 minutes walk from Kumkapi the area famed for its wide selection of lively restaurants specialising in seafood and freshly caught fish.