The air-conditioned city hotel opened its doors in April 2010 and is housed in a charming four-storey Istanbul mansion built in the 1890s. The establishment underwent a complete renovation of the highest quality in 2011 by internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning Autoban Design firm, retaining many original features such as a fabulous marble staircase and a reception area. The boutique hotel has 20 large, well-designed and elegant rooms. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-out service, as well as a hotel safe and currency exchange facilities. There is a lounge bar on the top floor, which offers outstanding views of downtown Istanbul and The Galata Tower, as well as serving light snacks and drinks. Guests can enjoy a drink at the café and dine in the breakfast room. Internet access is available and, for a fee, guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services. Also for a fee, there is a car park and a garage for those arriving by car. The hotel also offers the services of a personal shopper who worked at Donna Karan in New York.
The hotel is ideally located between the Bosphorus and Istiklal Avenue in the old district of Cukurcuma. Taksim Square, the Golden Horn and the historical peninsula of Sultanahmet are only a short walk away. It is an ideal base to see Istanbul due to its close proximity to the tramway, underground and ferryboat, which gives easy access to the Princes' Islands, the Asian side of Istanbul and even the Black Sea area. Istanbul Atatürk Airport is about 19 km away and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is some 46 km away.
The mini suites (double/twin rooms) are located on the lower level and measure 25 m². They are furnished in an elegant style and equipped with a marble bathroom with a rain shower, hairdryer, air conditioning, individually regulated heating, custom-designed furniture, a living room space with a sofa, bathrobe and slippers, a minibar and complimentary wireless Internet access. All rooms also feature a double or king-size bed, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV and a safe. Additional amenities include tea and coffee making facilities and an ironing set.
For those seeking relaxation, a private yoga instructor can be arranged.
The roof top lounge offers amazing views of the Galata Tower, as well as over the old city and serves light snacks and drinks. Guests can select breakfast from a buffet each morning. Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed à la carte.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed